By Irene R. Sino Cruz
Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza issued on Monday a cease and desist order against the operation of the Yellow Submarine and suspended the business permit of its operator, the Cebu Yellow Submarine Undersea Tour Corp, after its undersea vessel smashed a coral reef off Mactan.
At least seven people, including two children, were saved from harm when soldiers from the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade conducted an open sea rescue operation in Lanao del Norte, Brig. Gen. Daniel Lucero, head of the military’s 1st Infantry Division, said on Saturday.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) on Thursday asked the Court of Appeals to reconsider its ruling absolving from criminal liability an executive of Sulpicio Lines.
Around noon on June 21, 2008, the motor vessel Princess of the Stars sank off Sibuyan Island, Romblon, in rough seas whipped by Typhoon “Frank.” The passenger ship owned by Sulpicio Lines sailed from Manila and was bound for Cebu City. Of the more than 800 passengers, only 32 survived. More than 300 bodies [...]
By Mar S. Arguelles
Government search and rescue teams fished out the bodies of four persons who were killed when a boat, carrying mostly public school teachers, capsized off the waters of Bacacay, Albay, on Friday.
The provincial board of La Union has declared the province under a state of calamity to enable towns affected by the oil spill supposedly from a sunken vessel or another ship to tap their calamity funds for cleanup operations.
Using shovels, rakes and dust pans, and even spoons, government employees, residents, fishermen and volunteers from different towns of La Union tediously scooped and gathered the coagulated oil that had reached coastal areas here.
Port authorities here have grounded all trips of Besta Shipping Lines, which owns the roll-on-roll-off MV Baleno 168, that sank after seawater entered the vessel as it was about to dock at the Calapan port on Thursday morning.
By Madonna T. Virola
Port authorities here have grounded all ships of Besta Shipping Lines, which owns the roll-on-roll-off MV Baleno 168 that sank after seawater flooded the vessel as it was about to dock at the Calapan port on Thursday morning.
By Madonna T. Virola
At least 55 passengers were rescued from a ship that took in seawater as it was about to dock here Thursday.
By Frances Mangosing
To prevent damage to marine life and ecosystem at Calapan, Mindoro pier where a vessel partially sunk Thursday, the Philippine Coast Guard deployed a team to prevent oil spill in the area.
By Nikko Dizon
A superstition among local fishermen resulted in a collision between a motorized banca and a motorized tanker off the South Harbor in Manila early Tuesday morning, with the Philippine Navy rescuing 21 fishermen.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
A fisherman was injured when an oil tanker rammed a wooden-hulled fishing boat off Sangley Point in Cavite City Tuesday morning.