BFAR-7 to ferry fishery products from Pasil to Mandaue City

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Fishery products from the Pasil Landing Center will soon be available to buyers outside Cebu City, specifically in the northern part of Cebu. To address the declining fish trade at the Pasil Landing Center, the…

Lite Ferries set to launch brand-new, RINA class ship “LITE FERRY FIVE”

PR 11/16/2019

On its 29th year, Lite Shipping Corporation is on schedule to showcase their new world-class ship. Embarking on a new chapter of “Sailing Bigger, Faster and Better”, with the forthcoming launching of its latest acquisition, the newly…

P6.8 million worth of drugs seized from four suspects in Negros Oriental

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Negros Oriental together with the Negros Oriental Police Office (NOPO) arrested four individuals for possession of illegal drugs in an operation at the Sibulan Port in…

Seaman nabbed for allegedly selling illegal drugs in Bohol

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard in Jagna, together with the Police force and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency of Bohol, arrested on Sunday, August 18, 2019, a boatswain of a ferry for possession of illegal drugs. Around 8:15…

Lite Ferries set to launch today newest vessel for Cebu-Ormoc route

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Lite Ferries is set to launch today, March 25, another roll-on roll-off passenger vessel. Expected to grace the ceremonial ribbon cutting are Lucio Lim Jr., Lite Ferries president chief executive officer; chief operations officer Fernando…

Commercial vessel to ferry Sto. Nino, Our Lady of Guadalupe images in this year’s fluvial procession

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The images of the Sto. Niño de Cebu and the Our Lady of Guadalupe will sail down the Mactan Channel using a commercial vessel in this year’s fluvial procession. Fr. Ric Anthony Reyes,…

New Lapu-Lapu ferry service targets 100K MEZ 1 workers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/12/2018

Tardiness will become a thing of the past for employees at the Mactan Economic Zone 1 (Mez 1) and nearby companies as well as airline passengers based in Cebu City and in southern Metro Cebu. Commuters traveling…

More than 100 killed in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

AFP 09/21/2018

  The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to more than 100 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with searches to find scores of more people feared drowned. The MV Nyerere…

MARINA-7 to investigate passenger ferry fire

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/03/2018

  The Maritime Industry Authority in Central Visayas (MARINA-7) will conduct an investigation after a passenger vessel caught fire shortly before it docked at the Taloot Wharf in Argao last Sunday (September 3). Substation Commander Gerry Patenio…

Ferry catches fire off Argao port; 97 people saved

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/02/2018

NINETY seven passengers of a sea vessel from Tagbilaran City, Bohol, were rescued after the vessel they were riding on caught fire only a few meters away from the Taloot Wharf in Argao town in southern Cebu…

Two ferry boats to decongest Lapu-Lapu City traffic

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 08/08/2018

The Lapu-Lapu City Government is anticipating the decongestion of traffic with the commencement of operations of the Island Express, which will ferry passengers to Cebu City starting August 28. Erik Lim, Vice President of Topline Marina, said…

Fires hit ferry boat, shanty in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 07/21/2018

Two fire alarms occurred today which consumed an old ferry boat docked at Pier 7 Mandaue reclamation area and a shanty at H. Cortes St., Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City. SFO1 Noel Codilla, Mandaue City Fire investigator said…

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