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Specialized Coast Guard base to rise in Capiz

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A first of its kind, a specialized Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) base for responding to maritime disasters in Visayas will soon rise in a Capiz municipality.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Coast Guard joins search for kidnappers

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Members of the Philippine Coast Guard prepare the fiber glass boat for Typhoon Labuyo at Pier 13 of Manila South Harbor in Manila.   PHOTO BY RICHARD A. REYES

The Philippine Coast Guard has directed its stations in Sulu and Tawi-Tawi to closely coordinate with the military and police units trying to intercept suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits who abducted a Filipino woman and a Chinese national from a resort in Sabah, Malaysia, on Wednesday.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Over 1,000 stranded in Central Visayas ports due to ‘Caloy’

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More than 1, 000 passengers were stranded Saturday in Central Visyas due to tropical depression “Caloy,” the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Stranded passengers due to ‘Agaton’ down to 1,198 – PCG

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The number of passengers stranded in seaports due to tropical depression “Agaton” went down to 1,198 on Monday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PCG suspends interisland trips in Visayas, northern Mindanao

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The Philippine Coast Guard has placed on “heightened alert” all its stations in seven PCG districts nationwide in preparation for the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan), according to the Coast Guard spokesperson.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

8 more bodies recovered from sunken ferry off Cebu; death toll rises to 105

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Eight more bodies were recovered by divers in the past three days from the sunken ferry St. Thomas Aquinas, bringing to 105 the death toll in the August 16 collision between the passenger ship and cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete off Talisay City in Cebu, according to the Philippine Coast Guard spokesperson.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Navy, police, Korean divers start underwater search work in Cebu

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The Philippine Navy in the Visayas region formed a task force for the underwater search of missing persons in the Cebu sea tragedy.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rescue operations for missing in Cebu ferry disaster resume

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Rescue teams involved in the search for atleast 170 still missing passengers in the sunken MV St. Thomas Aquinas are set to resume its operations Sunday, a Philippine Coast Guard official said.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Coast Guard confirms Petron underwater pipe leak caused oil spill in Cavite

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Philippine Coast Guard divers have found a leak in a submerged pipeline of the giant oil firm Petron Corp. off the coast of Cavite, indicating it was the source of last week’s oil spill that turned parts of Manila Bay red and adversely affected at least four coastal towns in the province.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Petron vows to look into PCG report of leaking pipeline

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An oil spill caused the spread of a large reddish stain over Manila Bay, posing potential health and environmental hazards, authorities say. AFP/Philippine Coast Guard

Petron Corp. said Friday it would look into the Philippine Coast Guard’s findings that the oil firm’s leaking underwater pipeline caused the massive oil spill off Cavite.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Leaking Petron pipeline caused oil spill—Coast Guard

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An oil spill caused the spread of a large reddish stain over Manila Bay, posing potential health and environmental hazards, authorities say. AFP/Philippine Coast Guard

A leaking submerged pipeline of Petron Corp. caused an oil spill that turned Manila Bay into red and prompted a state of calamity declaration in Cavite town, officials said Friday.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Philippine Coast Guard has a new commodore

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The No. 4 official in the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is now a commodore.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PCG airs warning vs ships

Avoid this fate. In this file photo, the MV Baleno 168 lies on its side after sustaining damage to its propeller while about to dock at the port of Calapan City in late January this year. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ Vic Deguzman

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Saturday advised those going away for Holy Week not to take “fly-by-night” or “colorum” interisland shipping vessels.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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