Female crew member dies in Ormoc City sea mishap

Paul Lauro 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A roll-on/roll-off vessel sank while it was docked at the port of Ormoc City shortly after midnight on Saturday, September 25. One of its 16 crew members, a female purser identified as Raquel…

Palace: China rejects third party probe on sinking of Filipino boat

07/01/2019

MANILA, Philippines — China has refused a third party investigation on the June 9 sinking of a Filipino boat at Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea. “China does not want a third party,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador…

Hontiveros: Energy chief’s remark on sinking of PH boat ‘insensitive’

06/18/2019

  MANILA, Philippines — Senator Risa Hontiveros has slammed as “insensitive” Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi’s remark dismissing as “unintentional” the ramming of a Filipino boat by a Chinese vessel at Recto (Reed) Bank in the West Philippine…

Ship captain recounts ordeal, Coast Guard eyes possible spill

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/18/2017

A team from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Marine Environmental Protection Command was dispatched yesterday to the waters near Dawahon Island between the provinces of Bohol and Leyte to monitor possible oil spills following the sinking of…

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