Two 13-year-old girls drown in separate family outings in Danao,Tuburan

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two 13-year-old girls drowned in separate family outings in Danao City and Tuburan town in the past two days. The latest incident involved a 13-year-old girl from Lapu-Lapu City, who drowned after the…

One dead after motorbanca capsizes off the shore of Daanbantayan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A female senior citizen died after floating off the shore in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu for more than three hours when the motorbanca that she was riding on along with her relatives…

PCG-7 rescues 4 men from capsized boat, reminds fishers to be vigilant about weather

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fishermen and owners of motor boats are encouraged to be vigilant about the erratic weather conditions when they set out to sea. Commander Alvin Dalagea, Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas spokesperson, gave…

Son, who lost kin in Iloilo accident: I’ll accept their deaths

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rommel Baguio, 33, a resident of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City waited for a week for his family to be home from Iloilo after they left Cebu a week ago for the marriage of…

Salvor team extracts 30K liters of diesel from capsized ship’s fuel tank

Benjie Talisic 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A team from a salvor company has already extracted diesel fuel on the starboard (right) side tank of the M/V Eva Mary Grace, a cargo vessel that capsized on June 25 at the…

12 rescued after motorbanca capsizes

Futch A. Inso 11/27/2018

Daanbantayan rescue personnel fished 12 persons from Lapu-Lapu City from their municipal waters after the motorbanca which they boarded on their way to Samar capsized. The accident happened around 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the vicinity of…

Capsized motor banca classified as colorum

Benjie B. Talisic 02/07/2018

PO2 Rodulf Alain Benolerao of Philippine Coast Guard Cebu Station (PCG Cebu) said that the motor banca MBCA Habagat-R is considered a colorum vessel based on their initial investigation. A motor banca capsized around noon on Tuesday…

Motor banca capsized in waters off San Francisco, Camotes

Futch Anthony Inso and Benjie Talisic 02/06/2018

A 2-year-old girl and a woman in her 30s drowned while 29 others were rescued after the motor banca they were riding on capsized off the waters of Camotes Islands in northern Cebu on Tuesday morning. Three…

Taiwanese drowns, 12 others rescued off Sta. Fe waters

Benjie B. Talisic 07/20/2017

A TAIWANESE tourist drowned while 12 fellow tourists were rescued after the motor banca they rode in capsized in the waters off Barangay Okoy, Sta. Fe town, Cebu at past 5 pm Wednesday. Sta. Fe police said…

RESCUED

Jhunnex Napallacan, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/18/2015

Motorbanca capsizes at midnight; all 28 persons saved but rescuer loses foot A rescue in rough waters took place almost eight hours after a motorbanca capsized off waters  between Liloan town and Camotes Island, north Cebu last…

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