Female crew member dies in Ormoc City sea mishap

Paul Lauro 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A roll-on/roll-off vessel sank while it was docked at the port of Ormoc City shortly after midnight on Saturday, September 25. One of its 16 crew members, a female purser identified as Raquel…

Hundreds join Mandaue procession, witness fluvial parade

Doris C. Bongcac, Edison Delos Angeles, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 01/14/2017

Veronica Ouano, 50, was holding a small image of the Sto. Niño on her left hand and an umbrella on her right. She was deep in prayer while she walked the 1.7-kilometer distance from the National Shrine…

Sinulog fluvial procession draws 300 vessel-participants

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 01/14/2017

Despite cloudy skies and high turn out of unregistered vessels that joined the Señor Sto. Niño fluvial procession along the Mactan Channel early this morning, the activity for the Fiesta Señor or the Sinulog Festival was orderly…

Hundreds join foot, fluvial processions despite rain

Doris C. Bongcac 01/14/2017

Devotees braved the early morning rains to join the foot procession from the National Shrine of St. Joseph in Mandaue City and the annual fluvial procession along the Mactan Channel, which brought back the images of the…

60 sea vessels set for today’s fluvial parade

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/13/2017

AT least 60 vessels are expected to join the fluvial parade at dawn from Ouano Wharf in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City, going to Pier 1 in Cebu City today. However, Commander Dionlett Ampil of the Philippine Coast…

Docking areas not ready for fastcraft, barges

Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/24/2016

FASTCRAFT and barges will be deployed in nine  days for a dry run between mainland Cebu and Mactan Island, but are docking areas in Lapu-Lapu City ready? The Mariñas family, who owns the Kasamahan wharf near the…

Cargo vessel runs aground off Ouano wharf

Nestle L. Semilla 01/13/2016

A cargo vessel carrying 15 20-footer container vans ran aground on Wednesday in the waters off Ouano wharf, Mandaue City, Cebu. Super Shuttle 10 came from its docking area at the Ouano Wharf and was heading to…

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