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…

10 motorized boats ferry stranded passengers to Olango Island

Norman V. Mendoza 01/05/2018

Hundreds of passengers, who were stranded since Thursday (Jan. 4, 2018) at the Hilton wharf in Barangay Punta Engaño and Angasil wharf in Barangay Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City, were able to cross the Hilutungan Channel to Olango…

Lite Ferry 20 captain files marine protest in Nov. 1 sea collision

Futch A. Inso 11/03/2017

  THE ship captain of the MV Lite Ferry 20, which collided with a motor banca off the seawaters of Tubigon town in Bohol province last November 1, has submitted a marine protest. Seaman 2nd Class Officer…

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…

MAO BA?

Editorial 11/25/2016

TEMPTING FATE They never learn. With the weather bureau raising storm signal no. 1 over northern Cebu on Thursday and the Philippine Coast Guard Cebu warning sea vessels not to sail, a motor banca filled with passengers…

Ban in Haiti gets glimpse of Matthew’s destruction

10/17/2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited victims of devastating Hurricane Matthew on Saturday, saying the destruction wrought by the storm was “heartbreaking,” and he renewed a pledge to help the nation cope with a deadly scourge…

LET’S DO FERRY

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla, Vanessa Lucero, Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/09/2016

Marina opens application for  more ferry operators More ferries are set to ply the Mactan Channel as an immediate solution to the horrendous traffic along the major roads and on the two bridges linking Mandaue City on…

MV Maharlika 2 ferry was ‘old,’ ‘rusty,’ say survivor, PPA official

Inquirer 09/15/2014

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Philippines — Old, rusty and not surprisingly, its engines had a tendency to conk out. This was how survivors of the MV Maharlika Dos described the ill-fated inter-island ferry, whose last known…

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