Other ‘Odette’ challenge: 120 ships crippled

Connie Fernandez-Brojan 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY—The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Saturday said shipowners were working to remove the fuel from their vessels that had either sank or ran aground as Typhoon “Odette” (international name: Rai) barreled across the Visayas last…

NAVFORCEN ships, helicopter render crucial assistance in fight vs COVID-19

Alven Maria A. Timtim 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For faster delivery of medical supplies to the frontliners as well as tests related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Naval Forces Central (NAVFORCEN), has deployed their ships and a helicopter to make…

Three vessels from China not allowed to dock in Dumaguete port

Florence Baesa 02/05/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–A tug boat and two barges that came from Taizhou, China were not allowed to dock at port here on Tuesday night, February 4, 2020. Petty Officer 3 Charelyn Abuyabor, duty officer of the…

Infrared imaging shows more ships entering EEZ

07/03/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The number of ships entering the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) has increased dramatically since 2012, according to images compiled through the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) light detection sensor. In a press…

Lite Ferries Launches Bigger Ship for Cebu City –Ormoc City Route

PR 03/22/2019

A new and faster RORO-passenger ship is set to be part of Lite Ferries’ growing fleet of ships. Newly renovated M/V LITE FERRY 19, the twin sister ship of Lite Ferry 18, will be launched on Monday,…

PH hopes to join next Rimpac, sends more ships

Inquirer.net 08/27/2018

  After the Philippine Navy’s recently concluded participation at the Rim of the Pacific (Rimpac), the world’s largest maritime exercise led by the United States, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana hopes that the country will join the next…

CG urged: Inspect ships ahead of time

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 01/04/2018

Acting Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella called on the regional office of the Philipppine Coast Guard (PCG) to inspect vessels departing from the Cebu City port area ahead of time. Labella said he received complaints from businessmen…

CEBU A FREEPORT?

DJ Yap, Leila B. Salaverria, Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/26/2017

If only to end corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BOC), why not remove all tax levied on imported goods? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on Saturday said the government should stop collecting customs duties, and start…

BoC chief to implement reforms in Cebu port

Aileen Garcia-Yap 05/27/2015

Online release, quick refund, 24/7 operations Newly appointed Customs Commissioner Alberto D. Lina has pledged to introduce reforms that will speed up the release of imports in Cebu. In a dialogue with forwarders on Monday, Lina promised…

Commercial fishers told: Put tracking devices on vessels

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/27/2015

Commercial fishing vessels will soon be monitored through a tracking device to identify them from the illegal fishing operators, the regional Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-7) said yesterday. In yesterday’s 888 News Forum at the…

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