PCG suspends search and retrieval operations for missing children

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/12/2018

DUE to Tropical Storm Basyang, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu Station has temporarily suspended its search and retrieval operation for the three missing children who are passengers of the motorized banca which capsized off Camotes Island…

72 sea vessels to join fluvial parade — PCG

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/19/2018

SEVENTY two vessels have registered for today’s fluvial procession which is 17 more vessels than last year’s vessel participants for the event. Commander Jerome Cayabyab of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu Station said that 35 motor…

PCG allows vessels to sail

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/17/2017

As Tropical Storm Urduja weakened, at least 1,000 passengers were able to resume their suspended trips yesterday. Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) station commander Jerome Cayabyab said that they have lifted their ban on sea travel after the…

PCG suspends roro vessel from sailing

Morexette Marie Erram 10/21/2017

THE roll-on-roll-off (roro) vessel that was rescued a few kilometers southeast of Mandaue City last Friday afternoon, after seawater entered its keel, is now grounded from sailing by the Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu (PCG) until further…

PCG suspends trips in northern Cebu

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/15/2017

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) suspended trips in Hagnaya Port, San Remigio and Santa Fe Port, Santa Fe at 8 a.m on Saturday due to Tropical Depression Crising. Dionlett Ampil, commander of Cebu Station for PCG, said…

MACTAN CHANNEL MISHAP

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/20/2017

Supercat says vessel ran at 6 knots An official of Supercat Fast Ferry Corporation has said that their vessel, MV St. Braquiel, which figured in a sea mishap along Mactan Channel last Saturday, was traveling at a…

WHO IS AT FAULT?

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/19/2017

MV ST. BRAQUIEL-SMC BARGE 8 COLLISION The Cebu Station of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has still to determine who was at fault in Saturday night’s sea mishap along Mactan Channel that injured 49 persons, amid claims…

PCG asks ship skippers in Mactan Channel mishap to submit marine protest in 24 hours

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/19/2017

The skippers of the two shipping companies involved in a sea mishap along Mactan Channel have been directed by the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station (PCG Cebu) to submit their respective marine protest within 24 hours. Commander…

Foreign visitors dock in Oslob

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/16/2017

About 31 foreign visitors arrived safely in Oslob town in southern Cebu on board a colorum banca despite the heavy downpour and zero sea visibility, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu station said yesterday. PCG-Cebu Commander Dionlett…

Sinulog fluvial procession draws 300 vessel-participants

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 01/14/2017

Despite cloudy skies and high turn out of unregistered vessels that joined the Señor Sto. Niño fluvial procession along the Mactan Channel early this morning, the activity for the Fiesta Señor or the Sinulog Festival was orderly…

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