Coast guard Central Visayas lifts suspension of sea trips

Wenilyn Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard stations of Camotes, Southern Cebu, Negros Oriental, and Western Bohol have already lifted the temporary suspension of voyages for water crafts of 250 Gross Tonnage and below as of Friday morning,…

Coast Guard suspends trips of small vessels in Central Visayas

Dale G. Israel - @inquirerdotnet 01/26/2023

CEBU CITY — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Central Visayas suspended trips for smaller vessels after a gale warning issuance on Thursday over Cebu and the rest of the region. In an advisory, the PCG suspended…

It’s green and go for Sunday’s Cebu City Marathon 2023

Glendale G. Rosal 01/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Not a single stone is left unturned in preparing for Sunday’s Cebu City Marathon 2023 which will start and finish at the SM Seaside City Cebu. A total of 8,362 runners will answer…

PCG member, civilian nabbed for illegal gun discharge

John Eric Mendoza 01/02/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday said a civilian and a member of the Philippine Coast Guard were arrested for indiscriminate firing during New Year festivities. “The celebration was resoundingly safer compared to…

Death toll from Christmas weekend rains, floods climbs to 25

Jean Mangaluz 12/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from shear line-induced rains and floods last weekend climbed rose from 13 to 25, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Wednesday. Twenty  six individuals remain missing, nine…

Sea trial done for Nuestra Señora de Regla fluvial procession

Futch Anthony Inso 11/10/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A sea trial for the fluvial procession of the miraculous image of Nuestra Señora de Regla was conducted on Thursday, morning, November 10, 2022. The sea trial started from Cebu Yacht Club in…

‘Dolomite beach’ cleanup yields more than a ‘thousand sacks of trash’ — PCG

John Eric Mendoza 09/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — More than a thousand sacks of trash were collected at the “Dolomite beach” in Manila Bay to mark the International Coastal Clean-up Day on Saturday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. “More than 1,000…

P2.1 million in smuggled cigarettes confiscated in Oslob

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hundreds of boxes of smuggled cigarettes worth P2.1 million were confiscated by officers of the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7).  PCG-7, in a statement, said they intercepted a wing van-type truck…

Visayas Command steps up search and rescue efforts in Leyte

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Visayas Command  (Viscom) will step up its search and rescue efforts in the affected communities of the province of Leyte as favorable weather conditions have started. Viscom, said in a statement on…

Stranded passengers told to go home, wait for next weather update

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines- At least 25 individuals were left stranded at the Ports of Cebu City as of 10 a.m. on Monday, October 4. These passengers were scheduled to leave for Luzon and Mindanao areas later in…

Ando now a Coast Guard enlisted personnel

Glendale G. Rosal 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana Olympian Elreen Anne Ando is now officially an enlisted personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). The 22-year old weightlifter who placed seventh overall in the recent Tokyo Summer Olympics in the women’s…

4 Cebu City workers found positive for COVID-19, stopped in Samboan port

Dyrecka Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four construction workers from Cebu City were prevented from boarding a boat in a wharf in Samboan town in southern Cebu after the Philippine Coast Guard found them positive for COVID-19.  Councilor Joel…

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