Coast Guard rescues passengers after Cebu-bound vessel ran aground off Danajon Bank, Bohol

Futch Inso 10/09/2018

  The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas rescued 67 passengers from the M/V South Pacific after it ran aground in Danajon Bank in Bohol on Tuesday (October 9). PO3 Eljun Espaldon from the Philippine Coast Guard…

Mandaue deploys three vehicles to ferry stranded passengers

Jessa Mae Sotto 10/01/2018

The Mandaue City government deployed three government vehicles to ferry commuters who were left stranded by the flooding which affected city streets earlier today (Monday). Nico Eco, radio operator of the Mandaue City Command Center, said that…

1K passengers still stranded in Northern Samar, Bohol ports

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Thousands of passengers remained stranded in Northern Samar and Bohol as authorities barred sea travel due to Typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut). At least 1,008 passengers bound for Luzon and Metro Manila could not…

MARINA-7 to investigate passenger ferry fire

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/03/2018

  The Maritime Industry Authority in Central Visayas (MARINA-7) will conduct an investigation after a passenger vessel caught fire shortly before it docked at the Taloot Wharf in Argao last Sunday (September 3). Substation Commander Gerry Patenio…

Globe brings free Wi-Fi to over 10K stranded passengers at NAIA

PR 08/31/2018

WHILE stranded passengers wait for flight operations to resume at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City, Globe Telecom keeps them company with free Wi-Fi access. Globe Telecom has provided free unlimited GoWiFi service to…

MCIA runway closure to affect 800 flights Air passengers advised to adjust flight plans

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/30/2018

Air travelers in and out of Cebu are advised to check with their respective airlines for possible changes or cancellations of their flights when the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) will start the daily five-hour closure…

Stranded passengers crowd MCIA terminal

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 08/17/2018

Several flights entering Cebu and those that were bound for Manila were either canceled or experienced delays as a result of the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC), the private…

Passengers stranded in Cebu ports due to strong waves

Jessa Mae Sotto 08/13/2018

Huge waves has left at least 650 passengers bound for the neighboring province of Bohol stranded at the ports of Cebu. This after the captains of at least three fastcrafts from Cebu City that are bound for…

MCIA chief to passengers: Plan September trips well

Norman V. Mendoza 08/09/2018

AIRPORT RUNWAY REPAIRS TO TAKE 3 WEEKS Plan your trips from Sept. 1, 2018 to Sept. 21, 2018.” Lawyer Steve Dicdican, general manager of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) gave this advice to airline passengers since…

Boat passengers survive capsizing of banca at sea

Norman V. Mendoza 07/16/2018

ABOUT 30 passengers of a motorized banca survived after their seacraft capsized near Sta. Rosa wharf in Olango island, Lapu-Lapu City at 1:41 pm Monday, July 16. Jun Lariosa, desk of Lapu-Lapu City’s emergency response center, said…

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