PCG-7 calls for dialogue with shipping companies to raise safety concerns

Alven Marie Timtim 08/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Wanting to address concerns on the safety of sea travels in the region, the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas has called for a dialogue with shipping companies on Monday, September 2, to…

8 passengers rescued after motorbanca capsizes in waters off Olango Island

Rosalie Abatayo 08/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For badly wanting to return to work, eight persons forced to sail from Barangay San Vicente in Olanggo Island to mainland Mactan on Wednesday morning, August 7, 2019. They, however, still didn’t make…

Injured seaman who lost foot: I’ll find a way to earn a living

Carine A. Lapid, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/20/2015

  No regrets for rescue, says chief mate; banca crew released without charges After losing his right foot trying to rescue passengers of a capsized motorbanca, chief mate Rudyard Payusan is uncertain about his future. But Payusan,…

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