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Hundreds stranded in ports amid ‘Ruby’ threat

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MATNOG, Sorsogon— Around one thousand passengers have been stranded in different ports in the country as of Saturday morning due to typhoon “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit). The Philippine Coast Guard in an advisory said 952 passengers have been stranded as of 4 a.m. Saturday. The Coast Guard said 40 vessels, 115 cargo vehicles onboard roll […]

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

500 stranded in Western Visayas ports due to ‘Queenie’


At least 500 passengers have been stranded in ports in Western Visayas as of Thursday after the Coast Guard suspended travel of sea craft due to tropical depression “Queenie.”

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t to penalize traders using ports as ‘warehouse’


Malacañang on Wednesday announced that the government will be imposing penalties and fines for cargo containers left at the Port of Manila after five days since being cleared for transfer.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Over 1500 passengers stranded in Southern Tagalog ports due to ‘Glenda’

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Thousands of passengers were stranded in various ports in the Southern Tagalog regions after trips and port operations were suspended due to Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun).

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Worker hurt as containers topple in Manila port area

A stack of containers come undone at the South Harbor in Manila over the weekend. The Asian Terminals Inc. said it was still looking into the cause of the accident.  RICHARD A. REYES

Over two dozen container vans stacked in a pile toppled on Saturday at the Manila South Harbor in Port Area, Manila, injuring a crane operator.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »