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…

Over 22,000 passengers still stranded in ports on Christmas Eve

Daphne Galvez - Inquirer.net 12/24/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Over 22,000 passengers remain stranded at several ports in the country on Tuesday, Christmas Eve, due to the inclement weather brought about by Typhoon Ursula. As of 4 p.m., a total of 22,717 passengers…

Labella orders preemptive evacuation in Cebu City’s mountain barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the preemptive evacuation in the city’s mountain barangays as Typhoon Ursula made its landfall in Salcedo Eastern Samar around 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2019.…

Cebu City opens Abellana school gym to house 500 stranded passengers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They may be spending Christmas away from their homes. But at least passengers, who are stranded in Cebu City because of cancelled sea trips, have roofs over their heads as Typhoon Ursula passes…

In Photos: Stranded passengers crowd Abellana NHS gym

Gerard Vincent Francisco 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Hundreds of stranded passengers now crowd the Abellana National High School gym in Cebu City. Travellers will have to spend Christmas Eve and even Christmas Day at their evacuation center because of the…

San Remigio town gives food, shelter to 116 stranded passengers

Doris C. Bongcac 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The municipal government of San Remigio in northern Cebu has provided temporary shelter to 116 individuals who were unable to leave the Hagnaya port on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, due to Typhoon Ursula. Stranded passengers…

2K passengers stranded in Cebu, Bohol ports

Rosalie Abatayo 12/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They may have to spend Christmas away from home. More than 2, 000 travellers were left stranded in the different ports in Cebu and Bohol provinces this afternoon, December 23, 2019, after the…

San Remigio provides shelter, food for stranded passengers

Doris C. Bongcac 12/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The municipality of San Remegio in northern Cebu has provided temporary shelter to passengers, who were left stranded by the issuance of a gale warning on Sunday, December 1.  Read More: All trips…

Chan asks roro operator to send bigger vessels to ferry Olango Island residents

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — The Lapu-Lapu City government and a shipping company are now in talks for the possible upgrade of their vessels to ferry passengers from mainland Mactan to Olango Island even when there is a…

PHOTO GALLERY: Hundreds left stranded at the ports of Cebu City

Gerard Vincent Francisco 08/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Hundreds of passengers were left stranded at the different ports in Cebu City following the cancellation of sea travels bound for the provinces of Bohol and Leyte this morning. The Cebu Port Authority…

TEAM to rescue passengers who will get stranded after Sinulog

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team) will be deploying coasters to rescue Sinulog goers from the northern towns of Cebu who might get stranded after the Sinulog activities on January 20. Team head Glenn…

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