223 passengers from aground ferry brought safely to Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The ferry passengers who were stranded after their ship ran aground in the seawaters of Iloilo last Tuesday, August 9, 2022, have been brought safely to Cebu.  The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) confirmed…

IN PHOTOS: Ship in flames, crew rescued

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A passenger ship that was momentarily used to transport goods between the islands of Cebu and Leyte caught fire while sailing off the waters around Catmon town in northern Cebu last Thursday evening,…

One of 29 crew members of MV Meridian Tres remains missing

Leo Udtohan, Robert Dejon 01/18/2017

BATO, Leyte-One crew member remained missing while 28 others were rescued when a cargo vessel sank in the waters near Dawahon Island between the provinces of Bohol and Leyte on Tuesday night. The survivors were rescued from…

Cokaliong Shipping acquires 12th Ro-Ro vessel

Frauline Maria S. Abangan 09/08/2016

Just days after unveiling MV Filipinas Jagna, Cokaliong Shipping Lines Inc. bared that it has acquired its 12th roll-on/roll-off vessel, amounting to almost P200 million, and it is still looking around to purchase more. MV Avrora Okushiri…

Cokaliong Shipping Lines unveils its newest ship

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/03/2016

Cokaliong Shipping Lines Inc. on Saturday afternoon officially unveiled to the traveling public the newest ship in its fleet. M/V Filipinas Jagna, which is valued at P260 million, is the company’s 11th ro-ro (roll on, roll off)…

SHIPPING LINES CUT DOWN FARES

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Jhunnex Napallacan 02/17/2016

Sea travel between Cebu and other provinces in the Visayas and Mindanao is now cheaper.  In some routes, the fare is cut by almost half of what it used to cost. With fuel prices dropping, at least…

Cokaliong buys new ship

Vanessa Claire Lucero 01/19/2016

Second-hand vessel from Japan expected to arrive mid-April Cokaliong Shipping Lines, Inc. has acquired another passenger ferry from Japan, increasing its fleet to 11 roll-on-roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessels and one tugboat. The M/V Eins Soya will arrive in…

Six vessels grounded in Cebu due to ‘Onyok’

Jhunnex Napallacan 12/18/2015

SIX vessels were grounded by the Philippine Coast Guard-Cebu station due to the presence of tropical depression Onyok in Caraga region and other parts of Mindanao. Philippine Coast Guard-Cebu station commander Agapito Bibat said they barred a…

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…

Cokaliong ‘model of maritime safety’

Eileen G. Mangubat 12/10/2014

In 25 years, not a single ship of the fleet of Cokaliong Shipping Lines has been lost in a disaster at sea. With the owner’s fastidious attention to safety rules and sanitation, CEO  and founder Chester C.…

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