Salvor team extracts 30K liters of diesel from capsized ship’s fuel tank

Benjie Talisic 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A team from a salvor company has already extracted diesel fuel on the starboard (right) side tank of the M/V Eva Mary Grace, a cargo vessel that capsized on June 25 at the…

Sotto: Philippine boat not sunk by Chinese vessel

06/24/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III believes that the Philippine fishing boat “was not sunk” by a Chinese vessel. On Monday, Sotto shared a Coast Guard expert’s opinion on the June 9 incident where…

Commercial vessel to ferry Sto. Nino, Our Lady of Guadalupe images in this year’s fluvial procession

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The images of the Sto. Niño de Cebu and the Our Lady of Guadalupe will sail down the Mactan Channel using a commercial vessel in this year’s fluvial procession. Fr. Ric Anthony Reyes,…

Lite Ferries launches new vessel

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/17/2018

CEBU-CDO-CEBU ROUTE CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Demand for sea travel remains consistent despite higher fuel prices and local airlines offering low fare rates. Lucio E. Lim Jr., president and chief executive officer of Lite Shipping Corp.,…

Coastguard rescues vessel in waters off Talisay City

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/09/2018

A vessel ran aground in the waters off Lipata, Talisay City, Cebu on Friday morning (November 9). LTJG Michael John Encina, spokesperson of the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7), said they received a report that…

Coast Guard rescues passengers after Cebu-bound vessel ran aground off Danajon Bank, Bohol

Futch Inso 10/09/2018

  The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas rescued 67 passengers from the M/V South Pacific after it ran aground in Danajon Bank in Bohol on Tuesday (October 9). PO3 Eljun Espaldon from the Philippine Coast Guard…

Termination due vessel sale or change of principal

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/03/2018

The seafarer is entitled to receive his basic wage until the date of joining another vessel in the event of vessel sale or change of principal and he opted to complete his contract by joining another vessel…

Illness or accident reportcthe vessel

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 06/18/2018

If a seafarer is not feeling well while at sea, he must consult a medical person before disembarkation. A seafarer must present evidence or report that he complained of any medical condition while working on board the…

Vessel pushed due to wind-caused damage at pier

Norman V. Mendoza 05/26/2018

Strong winds pushed a vessel toward the Punta Engaño Pier on Friday afternoon. Andy Berame, the chief of Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) said MV Mikamari V of Jomalea Shipping hit and damaged the…

2 Filipino seamen missing after cargo vessel fire

Raul Constantine Tabanao 03/09/2018

Four crew members, including two Filipino seamen, have gone missing after a serious fire broke out in a container vessel in the Arabian Sea on Tuesday afternoon. On board Maersk Honam, a Singapore-flagged Maersk Line vessel, were…

2 men rescued by passenger vessel after floating in waters off Dumaguete

Benjie B. Talisic 01/30/2018

  CEBU CITY—Two foreigners were rescued by a passing passenger vessel after they were found floating in the waters off Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on Monday night. SPO1 Diego Tubel, Dumaguete police station desk officer, identified the…

Three Taiwanese drowns in vessel mishap

Benjie Talisic, Calvin Cordova 07/20/2017

An elderly Taiwanese tourist drowned, while 12 of her fellow Taiwanese were rescued after the motorized banca they rode in capsized in the waters off Barangay Ocoy in Sta. Fe town, northern Cebu, last Wednesday afternoon. Chen…

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