NAVFORCEN on lockdown after 77 personnel test positive for COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Naval Forces Central in Lapu-Lapu City will have to suspend the delivery of relief goods and medical equipment to other parts of Central Visayas while they remain on “lockdown.” As of Thursday,…

Navy deliver 5K DSWD food packs to Tacloban

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 5,000 boxes of food items from the Department of Social Welfare and Development have been delivered by the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) personnel to Tacloban City for those affected by Typhoon…

NAVFORCEN ships, helicopter render crucial assistance in fight vs COVID-19

Alven Maria A. Timtim 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For faster delivery of medical supplies to the frontliners as well as tests related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Naval Forces Central (NAVFORCEN), has deployed their ships and a helicopter to make…

NAVFORCEN receives 2 patrol boats from China

Alven Marie Timtim 04/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Naval Forces Central (NAVFORCEN) received two patrol boats (PB) from China that will be used to perform sea patrol missions around the region. According to a press release, the two patrol boats…

Traslacion: 5K devotees welcome Santo Niño, Our Lady of Guadalupe in Lapu-Lapu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/18/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At midnight of January 18, 2020, when most are supposedly asleep, the streets of the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu were filled with balloons, altars, and people with eager smiles on their faces.…

PDEA-7, Navforcen uproot P4.4 M worth of marijuana plants from Toledo City mountain barangay

Doris C. Bongcac 06/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around P4.4 million worth of marijuana plants were uprooted from the mountains of Toledo City by personnel from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) and the Naval Forces Central of…

Naval Forces Central welcomes new Commander

PR 03/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Naval Forces Central formally welcomed its new Commander during the Change of Command held in the morning of March 29, 2019. Naval Forces Central Commander Commodore Loumer P Bernabe AFP formally relinquished his post…

NAVFORCEN conducts intensified maritime operations in the Visayas

PR 03/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Navy thru the Naval Forces Central (NAVFORCEN) has intensified its mission in securing the Visayas region. Naval Task Group 50.1 Stingray, the newly-activated task group of the Naval Forces Central, conducted its…

Navforcen holds Visayan sea security symposium

Norman Mendoza 09/19/2018

A maritime security symposium was conducted by the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) with the executives of the different law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and local government units (LGUs). This is to promote interagency coordination, to have a seamless/direct…

Navforcen holds maritime security symposium

Norman V. Mendoza 09/02/2018

The Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) organized a maritime security symposium for law enforcement agencies and local government units in Cebu. The gathering is aimed at mitigating possible threats through collaboration and immediate action. The organizers also sought…

Australian Navy visits Cebu for naval exercise

Norman V. Mendoza 10/14/2016

TWO patrol boats of the Royal Australian Navy arrived at the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) port in Barangay Lo-oc, Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday as part of Exercise Lumbas 2016. The two Armidale-class patrol boats, HMAS Glenelg (ACPB…

Alay Lakad raises P.8M for scholars

Norman V. Mendoza 09/14/2016

Around 30,000 people from the different sectors joined Lapu-Lapu City’s Alay Lakad 2016 for a cause, which raised almost P800,000 in cash donations last Sunday. Participants from the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, Philippine Air Force, Philippine Navy,…

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