Rescue operations for passengers, crew members of ill-fated ship in Danao City delayed due to bad weather

Delta Letigio 01/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some of the passengers and crew members of LCT Manoling 2, a ship that ran aground off the coast of Danao City, have yet to be rescued due to bad weather. LCT Manoling…

Gwen: Shower, health check for delivery drivers, crew from other provinces

Rosalie Abatayo 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has asked trucking companies that deliver goods from other provinces to assign Cebu-based drivers to fetch their delivery trucks upon arrival in ports here. This, Garcia said, as the travel restriction…

Crew of international cargo ships cannot disembark in Cebu ports

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The crew of international cargo ships are not allowed to disembark in any ports within the vicinity of Cebu City. This was the pronouncement of Mayor Edgardo Labella on Tuesday, March 10, 2020,…

No symptoms of nCoV from crew of vessels from China

Florence Baesa 02/06/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—To promote and preserve the health of the public here, Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo denied the ships that sailed from China from docking and prohibited the crew to disembark at the Dumaguete…

No rush to file case against Chinese trawler crew, says Panelo

07/08/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The government is not rushing the filing of charges against the crew of the Chinese trawler that hit and sank a Philippine fishing boat in the South China Sea on June 9 despite the…

Netizen’s FB post of fastfood crew’s good deed gets 3K likes in 3 hours

Immae Lachica 02/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A netizen shared on her social media account a good deed made by some of the crew in Jollibee Sto Niño branch when the crew was eating their meals today.  The crew invited…

STRANDED IN CEBU

DORIS BONGCAC, Doris Mae C. Mondragon, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/14/2017

  Hundreds of passengers bound for Cebu’s northern tip and its neighboring island-provinces were left stranded after small seacrafts were prevented from leaving the ports of Cebu yesterday amid foul weather spawned by Tropical Storm Urduja. The…

Cargo vessel sinks in Talisay waters

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/07/2017

CEBU CITY—A cargo vessel sank past 6 a.m. on Sunday, about a kilometer away from the shoreline of Talisay City, southern Cebu, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). Not one of the 22 crew members of…

Passengers, crew of motorbanca rescued off Bantayan

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/14/2017

Eleven passengers and crew members of a motorbance were rescued on Thursday evening after strong waves caused the motorbanca to almost sink off waters of Barangay Tamiao in the town of Sta. Fe, Cebu. Based on reports…

Cargo vessel chief engineer found dead

02/11/2017

A 55-year-old chief engineer of a cargo vessel was found dead in his room by his colleagues on Friday morning while the vessel was docked in the waters off Naga City, north of Cebu. Engr. Nicanor Villacorta,…

McDo Jones celebrates 25th anniversary

Korinna Lucero 02/07/2017

MCDONALD’S Cebu – Jones, the first McDonald’s branch in Cebu, celebrated its 25th anniversary last January 21 with the “family.” Over 30 of the pioneering crew relived their role at the store by working at the store…

Missing crew of sunken cargo vessel found dead

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/21/2017

THE body that was found floating in the sea off Nocnocan Island in Bohol was identified as the crew member of MV Meridian Tres which sank last Tuesday evening. Lieutenant Junior Grade Jimmy Berbo, commander of the…

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