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PCG has yet to name ship that rammed boat

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The Philippine Coast Guard has yet to identify the Manila-bound cargo vessel that reportedly collided with the Navotas-based fishing boat Dan Israel-G on Wednesday night three nautical miles off Ternate, Cavite, leaving four fishermen dead and three others missing.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 in capsized boat rescued after 40 hours at sea


Five persons, including a Korean, were rescued on Sunday morning after 40 hours of floating at sea after their pump boat capsized during the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Basyang” on Friday.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

At least 6 dead as tourist ferry sinks off Thai resort Pattaya—police

Relatives react as they watch from the pier while Thai rescue officers transport the injured tourists from the sea after a boat accident in Pattaya, Thailand, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Six tourists, including three foreigners, were killed when an overcrowded ferry sank, police said.  AP PHOTO/DAILY NEWS

At least six passengers including three foreigners died after a tourist ferry sank on Sunday off the Thai resort of Pattaya, police said, amid fears people may still be trapped in the stricken vessel.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Coast Guard mulls halting search for Cebu ferry victims

The damage to the bow of the cargo ship Sulpicio Express Siete is seen Saturday Aug.17, 2013, a day after it collided with a passenger ferry off the waters of Talisay city, Cebu province in central Philippines. AP

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Sunday said they may have to stop the search and retrieval operations for victims of the Cebu sea tragedy, citing safety concerns, a Radyo Inquirer 990AM report said.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SBMI wraps up investigation

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Three weeks after the tragic sea accident in Lauis Ledge, the Special Board of Marine Inquiry (SBMI) has wrapped up its investigation.

Posted: September 7th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Talisay City fishers save passengers

He only finished Grade 4 but 50-year-old Talisay City fisherman Dennis Reyes said he knows he can contribute more especially for fellow Filipinos. That opportunity came Friday night on Aug. 16 after he saw red flares in the sky that signaled a vessel was in trouble. He joined other fisher folk in rescuing passengers of [...]

Posted: August 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu ferry disaster probe opens as toll hits 80

Sulpicio Express Siete. AP FILE PHOTO

Authorities began Friday a formal inquiry into a collision between a ferry and a cargo ship off Cebu which killed at least 80 people and left 40 missing, as they considered calling off the search for survivors.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Sea tragedy: 4 more bodies


The death toll from the sea tragedy last week off Talisay City rose to 75 on Thursday as four more bodies were recovered from the sunken St. Thomas Aquinas, authorities said yesterday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

44 bodies identified; 50 still missing

The death toll of the Aug. 16 sinking of the MV St. Thomas Aquinas reached 71 yesterday. But only 26 recovered bodies were released to their families as of yesterday afternoon. Kinfolk were able to complete the paperwork, such as presentation of birth or marriage certificates, said social worker Edna Regudo. Other documents required for [...]

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Philippine rescuers search amid fading miracle hopes

Sulpicio Express Siete. AP FILE PHOTO

Philippine rescuers battled rough seas Sunday in a bleak search for 85 people missing in the country’s latest ferry disaster, but hopes were fading of finding any survivors.

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

A band was playing when our ship was rammed, recalls survivor


Rolando Manliguis, 35, was watching a live band when “suddenly I heard what sounded like a blast…. the singer was thrown in front of me.” He said he rushed to wake up his wife and daughter but the water was rising fast.

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

2 dead, 4 missing as Ro-Ro ferry sinks

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Poor lashing of a bus onboard may have caused a ferry to tilt off balance and sink off Burias Island in Masbate province early Friday, killing two people and leaving four others missing.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

2008 MV Princess of the Stars sinking ‘not his fault’, says court DOJ to challenge decision

A Cebuano shipping executive of Sulpicio Lines Inc. was cleared of criminal liability by the Court of Appeals in relation to the 2008 sinking of MV Princess of the Stars.

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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