311 passengers rescued after vessel bound for Camotes Island port ran aground

Alven Marie Timtim 10/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 311 passengers were brought to safety after the vessel which they boarded for the Consuelo port in San Francisco town in Camotes Island ran aground shortly before reaching its destination.…

PCG-7 calls for dialogue with shipping companies to raise safety concerns

Alven Marie Timtim 08/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Wanting to address concerns on the safety of sea travels in the region, the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas has called for a dialogue with shipping companies on Monday, September 2, to…

Chan asks roro operator to send bigger vessels to ferry Olango Island residents

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The Lapu-Lapu City government and a shipping company are now in talks for the possible upgrade of their vessels to ferry passengers from mainland Mactan to Olango Island even when there is a…

Pagasa Lifts Gale Warning: Sea travels to Olango Island, rest of Cebu and the Visayas resumes

Doris C. Bongcac and Futch Anthoy Inso 08/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels were already allowed to depart the Hilton Wharf in Barangay Punta Engaño shortly before noontime today, August 10,  after the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) announced the lifting of the…

Engine trouble delays roro vessel arrival at Danao port

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 07/17/2015

A roll-on/roll-off (roro) vessel encountered engine trouble at midsea about seven nautical miles from the Danao City port area Friday morning. MV Mika Marie 6 of Jomalia Shipping left the port of Consuelo, Camotes Island at 5:30…

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