Legarda bats for greater protection for overseas Filipino workers

PR 10/29/2021

Promoting the rights and welfare of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will continue to be among the priorities of three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda to ensure that Filipinos working in foreign countries, which include domestic workers,…

MARINA suspends operation of 3 vessels involved in Saturday’s collision

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/20/2017

CEBU CITY–The Maritime Industry Authority in Central Visayas (Marina-7) has grounded the three vessels involved in the mishap that left 58 passengers wounded on Saturday. MV St. Braquiel of 2Go Shipping, SMC Barge No. 8 of San…

ALERT UP FOR KALAG-KALAG

Dominic D. Yasay, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/30/2016

As the exodus of thousands departing for their hometowns peaked today, local officials and law enforcement agencies are on high alert to watch over those heading out of Cebu as well as those who have started to…

Boat operators take Marina exam

Norman V. Mendoza 10/27/2016

THREE hundred motor banca captains and crew took their licensure examination for safety navigation conducted by the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) at the Angasil Port in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City yesterday. “We are looking at their efficiency…

Fire hits vessel

Norman V. Mendoza 10/21/2016

While waiting for a Coast Guard clearance to depart from the Port of Cebu, as supertyphoon Lawin exited the country, a cargo vessel set to leave for Manila caught fire at past 2:00 p.m.  yesterday in Pier…

Trans Asia vessel suspended for engine malfunction

Jhunnex Napallacan 06/01/2016

A CAGAYAN de Oro City-bound passenger vessel of Trans-Asia Shipping was suspended by the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) after it failed to depart on Tuesday night from the port of Cebu City due to the defective cooling…

Skipper faces complaint for damaging anchor chain

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/08/2016

THE Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has ordered a ship captain based in Cebu City to explain why he should not be penalized after his ship damaged the anchor chain of M/V Filipinas Nasipit  of Cokaliong Shipping Lines…

Coast Guard expects surge of passengers in city ports

Jhunnex Napallacan 10/31/2015

The Cebu Coast Guard Station noted a  surge of passengers at different ports in Cebu City yesterday for the observance of All Saints and All Souls Day this weekend. As of 5 p.m. yesterday, Cebu Coast Station…

Sta. Fe wants probe on vessels dumping wastes

Melissa Q. Cabahug 06/08/2015

THE municipal council of Sta. Fe town in Bantayan Island will pass a resolution in today’s session asking the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to investigate the vessels that were dumping their wastes on their…

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