Owner of Gulf Livestock 1 has stopped paying salary of missing Filipino seafarers — DOLE

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 12/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III claimed Thursday that the owner of the capsized Gulf Livestock 1 has stopped paying the salaries of the 36 missing Filipino seafarers, a matter opposed by the Philippine government.…

Flowers and the 25th National Seafarers Day  in the time of pandemic

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/29/2020

“Seafarers are keyworkers. You are not alone. You are not forgotten”. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the Holy Masses held  nationwide carried this theme in their homilies  as  part of the  25th National Seafarers Day (NSD)…

Rescued Cebuano seafarers arrive in PH

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The two Filipino seafarers ,who survived and were rescued from a sunken ship off the seas in southern Japan, have returned to the Philippines, the foreign affairs office has reported. In a tweet…

The search for the missing seafarers of GULF LIVESTOCK 1

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/15/2020

  “Hana ni ta magawid ayu nga mapmaphod tapnu muntitiggawan tuu.” It is the Ifugao translation of “We hope you come home safe so we could see each other again”, a message  that my friend  Maya Addug-Sanchez…

Remains of Filipino sailor from sunken ship in Japan to be flown home next week – DOLE

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 09/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The remains of a Filipino mariner from a livestock ship that sank off Japan are set to be flown home to the Philippines next week, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said. In…

Family of missing Cebuano seafarer appeals to Pres. Duterte to continue search

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The family of a Cebuano seafarer who was part of the ill-fated Gulf Livestock 1 livestock ship that sank off the chilly waters off Japan on September 2, 2020 is appealing to the Philippine…

Rescued seafarers in Japan are from Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The two Filipino seafarers rescued in Japan after their cargo ship sank came from Cebu, the labor department confirmed. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), in a statement published on Saturday, September…

DOLE sets aid for kin of Filipino crewmen lost in Japan livestock ship mishap

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 09/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Saturday vowed to extend all necessary assistance to the survivors and the families of the missing Filipino crew members of the livestock ship Gulf Livestock 1 that sank…

2nd crew member, dead cows found after ship sinks off Japan

Associated Press 09/04/2020

TOKYO — Japanese rescuers found the second crew member and multiple dead cows Friday in waters where a ship carrying thousands of cows from New Zealand capsized and is believed to have sunk during stormy weather, coast…

38 Filipino seafarers lost at sea

Dona Z. Pazzibugan 09/04/2020

Thirty-eight Filipino seafarers remained missing in chilly waters off southwestern Japan a day after their cargo ship capsized on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, as Typhoon “Maysak” smashed into the Korean peninsula. The Panamanian-flagged Gulf Livestock 1 had…

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