Remains of MV Princess of Stars casualties moved to common grave

Ador Vincent Mayol 11/01/2017

THE remains of the 59 unidentified passengers of the ill-fated MV Princess of the Stars that were buried at the Carreta Cemetery since 2009 were moved to a common grave alongside other remains. Jesse Desuyo, officer in…

Cebu now has a Vessel Traffic Management System

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/12/2017

On the night of Aug. 16, 2013, MV St. Thomas Aquinas of 2Go Shipping Lines collided with Sulpicio Express Siete of Philippine Span Asia Carrier Corp (PSACC) at Lauis Ledge in Talisay City. MV St. Thomas Aquinas…

SuperCat launches two brand new fast ferries

08/01/2017

  Zoom to the islands aboard 2Go’s newest additions to its fleet – M/V St. Camael and M/V St. Sariel. M/V St. Camael was officially launched last June 15 at Pier 4 in Cebu. The ribbon-cutting ceremony…

3 under probe for bringing P30M cash onboard ship

Inquirer.net 06/26/2017

The men claiming to be bank employees were en route to Cebu from CdO The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is investigating three men claiming to be bank employees who tried to transport from Cagayan de Oro to…

US Navy destroyer collides with PH ship

06/17/2017

Seven crew members were reported missing while two others were injured TOKYO — Seven crew on a US destroyer were missing and their commander injured Saturday after their Navy destroyer collided with a Philippine-flagged container ship off…

‘No salvor firm to siphon oil of sunken ship yet’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/04/2017

ALMOST a month after the ill-fated MV Fortuner sank off waters in Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City, siphoning of the oil has not yet started. Dionlett Ampil, commander of Cebu Station for the Philippine Coast Guards (PCG) said…

Terrifying thriller

Jeff Ruffolo 05/11/2017

Run as fast as you can. Run until you no longer have breath in your lungs and your chest feels as if an elephant has stomped all over it. Then run faster — as if your very…

Ship sinks off Talisay

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/07/2017

A cargo vessel loaded with iron and metal billets sank in the waters about 2.2 kilometers from the shoreline of Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City, early on Sunday. All 22 crew members of the vessel were rescued; but…

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…

PASSENGERS RECOUNT HARROWING ORDEAL

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/19/2017

A loud thud and confusion followed What was supposed to be a relaxing 3-hour sea trip through a fastcraft from Ormoc to Cebu City turned out to be a harrowing experience for its 90 passengers as the…