More passengers stranded in Cebu as #AgatonPH lingers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of stranded passengers in Cebu grew on Monday, April 11 as bad weather due to Tropical Depression Agaton (international name: Megi) lingers.  Based on the latest report from the Philippine Coast…

Lapu DRRMO rescues stranded pump boat passengers

Futch Anthony Inso 07/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) in Lapu-Lapu City conducted a rescue operation  of a stranded pump boat off the waters of of Sta. Rosa, Olango Island  late Thursday night, July 8, 2021. …

No stranded passengers yet in CV for BISING PH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the cancellation of trips to certain areas in the Visayas and Mindanao, the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) reports no stranded passengers yet for April 17, 2021. The PCG has…

Preventive evacuation : 40 families evacuated in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 02/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has already imposed preventive evacuation to 40 families in three barangays here. Annabeth Cuizon, head of the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO), said that 28 families in…

304 passengers stranded after suspension of sea trips in Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Coast Guard District in Central Visayas said 304 passengers were stranded in Cebu while 67 others are stuck in Negros Oriental as of February 20, 2021, due to Tropical Storm Auring. Other…

Auring PH Updates: Badian suspends canyoneering, passengers stuck at Hagnaya Port

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Tropical Storm Auring continues to draw closer, towns in Cebu are also busy preparing for the upcoming storm. Badian town, in southern Cebu, has suspended all canyoneering activities to avoid any untoward…

308 passengers stranded in Cebu ports due to TD Vicky

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Passengers are now stuck in at least three ports in Cebu as Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky approaches Central Visayas. The weather disturbance is expected in the region in the next six to ten…

Domestic air travel remains in a mess

Miguel Camus - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/15/2020

Domestic airlines still find it difficult to serve stranded passengers across the country—a result of poor coordination between the national and local governments as new coronavirus cases continue to rise. The Air Carriers Association of the Philippines…

First batch of 439 stranded passengers in Cebu arrives in Negros Or.

Florence A. Baesa 04/18/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — The first batch of the 438 stranded passengers in Cebu from Negros Oriental have finally arrived around 2 p.m., April 18, 2020 at the Tampi Port in Amlan, Negros Oriental on board…

Close to 400 stranded foreigners in Cebu flown to Manila

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Close to 400 foreigners left stranded in Cebu have been transported to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) as of March 20, 2020. Based on statements from GMR – Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation…

MCIA sets measures to address needs of stranded passengers

Irene R. Sino Cruz, Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/13/2020

CEBU City, Philippines—The Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is implementing measures to address concerns of stranded passengers due to the recent eruption of the Taal volcano in Batangas. In an emailed statement from the GMR Cebu Airport…

‘Stranded’ passengers proceed to Cebu ports to reschedule trips

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Stranded no more. Or at least there is hope for stranded passengers to spend the remaining hours of Christmas Day with their families as the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) lifted the suspension on…

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