Passenger vessel runs aground near Bisucay Island Cuyo, Palawan
MANILA, Philippines — A passenger vessel carrying more than 100 people ran aground near Bisucay Island in Palawan, the Philippine Coast Guard report showed on Sunday.
The PCG said that MV Milagrosa J-3 ran aground off Banda Point, Bisucay Island Cuyo, Palawan on Friday.
The said vessel, driven by Captain Nelson Ortaliz, left Cuyo Island bound for Iloilo City. However, due to a strong current, the vessel hit shallow waters around 11 p.m. of Friday.
Around 93 passengers and 15 crew members were aboard MV Milagrosa J-3 when the incident happened.
No one from the said number were reported hurt.
The ship has already been brought to the Cuyo Pier for inspection following the incident. /je
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