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Three capsized ferry boats result to 31 dead in the Philippines

The Philippines were struck by a fatal incident, after three passenger motorboats capsized off the city Iloilo, Panay, on Saturday, August 3. The capsized incident resulted to 31 of the passengers found dead, according to Iloilo city officials. 

Panama-flagged cargo vessel runs aground off Cebu

According to the Philippine Coast Guard, a Panama-flagged cargo vessel ran aground near Philippine Lauis Ledge Lighthouse, off Talisay coast, Cebu, on August 3. The incident took place when the vessel was entering the Traffic Separation Scheme, South Cebu-Mactan.

Philippine ro-ro vessel catches fire

According to Philippine Coast Guard, a Phillippine ro-ro vessel caught fire while it was docked and under repair at FF Cruz Wharf, Mandaue City, Cebu around 4 a.m. local time on June 10. One crew member sustained a minor injury.

Fire breaks out on car carrier off Philippines

A K-Line car carrier called ‘Diamond Highway’ has been abandoned in the South China Sea, as fire erupted on board the ship on June 16. Because of the fire, all 25 of the crew members had to abandon the ship. After the crew abandoned the ship, they were rescued by the bulk carrier ‘Canupos Leader’ and are being transported to Thailand.

Fire erupts on cargo ship off Cebu, Philippines

The general cargo ship ‘Andrea Princess 2’ caught a fire while anchored off Cebu, Philippines, on April 22, according to data provided by the Philippine Coast Guard. The Coast Guard District Central Visayas (CGDCV), with two multi-role response vessels, successfully put out the fire.

Philippines CG: Search continues for man who fell in the sea

According to the Philippines Coast Guard a crewmember from the foreign merchant vessel ‘Grande Progreso’ allegedly fell in the sea off Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental while underway enroute to Brazil last January 15, 2019. The missing crew member is identified as Mr Dominador Calot Fuentes III, 33 years old and resident of Brgy Baliangao.

Cruise ship runs aground in Sulu Sea

On January 7, the cruise ship ‘Forever Lucky’ ran aground in Sulu sea northeast of Cagayancillo, Cagayancillo island, Palawan province, Philippines, while en route from Bataan to General Santos for repairs, according to local sources. Until January 12, the vessel was monitored by the Philippine Coast Guard for possible oil leak.

Philippines inspect for oil spill after ship runs aground

The Philippines Coast Guard is inspecting the vessel ‘LCT Islander-10’, which ran aground at on July 8. The ship was carrying 25,969 liters of diesel fuel without cargo onboard, while three holes were spotted it its hull. As a result the Coast Guard is inspecting for possible oil spill.

Wallem ship saves six fishermen

On Saturday 9th June 2018, the Captain and crewmembers of the Wallem-managed vessel the ‘KSL Seoul’ rescued six fishermen after their boat was involved in an accident and it was capsized. ‘KSL Seoul’ was sailing through the Mindoro Strait heading to Port Walcott in West Australia when they spotted the capsized fishing boat,

Philippine Coast Guard inaugurates VTMS in Cabu

The Philippine Department of Transportation inaugurated the Philippine Coast Guard’s first Vessel Traffic Management System, in a ceremony on 12 February. The system composed of VTMS Control Center and three Radar Stations to have full coverage of vessel movements and to prevent congestion along Cebu-Mactan Channel.

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