Cebu spared from Dante’s wrath

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tropical Storm Dante (international name: Choi-Wan) has spared most parts of Cebu from its wrath. This, after no casualties were reported as of Wednesday, June 2, 2021. READ: TS Dante causes landslides in…

Bodies of 3 crew members of ill-fated barge washed ashore in Surigao

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Three are confirmed dead while eight other crew members survived of the barge that ran aground on the coasts of Surigao del Norte on Monday afternoon, April 19, 2021. Citing reports from the…

34 foreign individuals rescued from fishing vessel fire to arrive in Cebu City tonight

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued 34 individuals from a Korean fishing vessel that caught fire on Tuesday dawn, east of Panganiban, Catanduanes. The rescued individuals will be brought to Cebu City where…

Ulysses death toll now at 37 – NDRRMC

Patricia Denise M. Chiu - Reporter / @PDMChiuINQ 11/15/2020

MANILA Philippines — The death toll from Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) continues to rise as different agencies scrambled to launch rescue operations in Cagayan province which bore the brunt of the damage in the Cagayan Valley…

100 policemen from PRO-7 prepare for Bicol deployment

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 100 policemen from Central Visayas will be deployed in Bicol region to aid in the government’s response in the wake of Typhoon Rolly (international name: Goni). Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius…

More sea trips in Cebu suspended due to Super Typhoon Rolly

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More sea trips in Cebu have been suspended as the list of areas affected by Super Typhoon Rolly (international name: Goni) continues to grow. In a memorandum issued on Sunday, November 1, the…

Sea trips to Luzon, parts of the Visayas suspended due to Typhoon Rolly

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu (PCG-Cebu) has ordered the suspension of sea travels from the island province to Luzon and parts of the Visayas that will be affected by Typhoon Rolly (international…

M/V Good Fortune crew safe, Coast Guard to do oil spill check

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All 14 crew members of M/V Good Fortune that sent a distress signal while sailing on the seawaters off Eastern Bohol on Sunday, October 25 are safe and unharmed, authorities have announced. The…

Rescue ongoing for distressed ship in eastern Bohol

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 10/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rescue operations are ongoing after a ship off the seawaters in Eastern Bohol raised a distress signal after it has taken in seawater on Sunday noon, October 25. Acting Commander Alvin Dagalea of…

Some sea trips from Cebu cancelled due to Quinta

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To prevent tragedies on the sea, the Philippine Coast Guard in Cebu (PCG-Cebu) has ordered the suspension of all sea trips bound to and plying on areas directly affected by Severe Tropical Storm…

PCG officer is 2020 recipient for ‘IMO’s Exceptional Bravery at Sea’ award

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An officer of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is this year’s recipient for the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Exceptional Bravery at Sea award. The officer is Probationary Ensign (P/Ens) Ralph Ofalla Barajan, the…

HOMEWARD BOUND: 200 Cebu City LSIs en route to Bohol

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The sweeper trips of over 200 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in Cebu City bound for Bien Unido, Bohol were facilitated by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the Philippine Coast Guard in coordination…

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