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2,500 stranded at Sorsogon port due to lack of RoRo vessels

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matnog, sorsogon

Close to 2,500 passengers and more than a hundred vehicles were marooned since Monday evening at the Matnog port in Sorsogon while another four-kilometer queue of vehicles were waiting to get to the port amid a shortage of roll-on-roll-off vessels to bring them across to the port of Allen in Samar.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Coast Guard puts all units on alert for low pressure area

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Philippine Coast Guard

The Philippine Coast Guard has placed all its units in the Visayas and Mindanao under “full alert” as it also ordered them to brace for the heavy rains and possible flash floods that might result from the first weather disturbance to hit the country this year.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Over 9,000 passengers now stranded at Manila North Harbor

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MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 6:00am., 26 December 2012

More than 9,280 passengers have been stranded at Manila’s North Harbor and eight other major ports in Luzon due to rough sea conditions caused by tropical depression “Quinta” (international code name: Wukong), as of Thursday morning, the Philippine Coast Guard said.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Quinta’ shuts down travel to South

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Tropical depression “Quinta” caused widespread travel disruption Wednesday as major ports were shut down and domestic flights and bus travel to the Visayas and Mindanao were cancelled.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

870 ship passengers stranded in Cebu due to storm ‘Quinta’

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Argao, Cebu

At least 870 passengers were stranded in Cebu after the Coast Guard barred 16 vessels from leaving Cebu port due to storm “Quinta.”

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Coast Guard takes measures to ensure safe sea travel for Christmas vacationers

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Philippine Coast Guard

Anticipating the yearly Christmas exodus to the provinces, the Philippine Coast Guard has taken measures for travelers’ safe and comfortable trips.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu firm’s ships grounded

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MV Super Shuttle Ferry 15

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has suspended the operation of 21 vessels of the Cebu City-based Asian Marine Transport Corp. after one of its vessels ran aground last week off Merida, Leyte.

Posted: August 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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A CARGO ship got stranded in barangay South Poblacion, San Fernando town, southern Cebu after its anchor got snagged by the floating debris of a World War II airplane.

Posted: March 22nd, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Marina urged: Expedite inspection of vessels

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Bantayan and Capitol officials voiced concern over the suspension of Island Express Shipping Corp. and called on the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) to speed up its investigation in last Sunday’s ferry sinking. The appeal came after the company confirmed that they closed operations after receiving the Marina order yesterday afternoon. “We immediately ordered all vessels [...]

Posted: August 24th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Passenger boats allowed to sail in Bicol as Egay heads to northern Luzon

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LEGAZPI City, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Bicol lifted on Sunday its suspension of maritime operations and allowed passenger sea vessels to sail in various major ports across the Bicol peninsula after the storm warning signal 1 was lowered by the weather bureau. Nelson Torre of the PCG said that they gave the green [...]

Posted: June 19th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Some ships plying C. Visayas routes raise fares by 10%

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CEBU CITY, Philippines—With the expected surge of passengers going home to the provinces for the Holy Week, some shipping companies are increasing their fares to cope with rising costs of fuel. But only 10 percent of the shipping companies will increase their fares as most decided to keep the present rate due to stiff competition, [...]

Posted: April 15th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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