13 hurt in collision of two vessels in Mandaue, Cebu | Inquirer News

13 hurt in collision of two vessels in Mandaue, Cebu

/ 11:04 AM May 22, 2023

Thirteen people sustained minor injuries after a collision between two vessels in Mandaue, Cebu, the Philippine Coast Guard said on Monday.

PHOTO COURTESY OF PHILIPPINE NAVY

MANILA, Philippines — Thirteen people sustained minor injuries after a collision between two vessels in Mandaue, Cebu, the Philippine Coast Guard said on Monday.

PCG said MV St. Jhudiel and LCT (landing craft tank) Poseidon 23 clashed in the waters off Barangay Looc on Sunday.

FEATURED STORIES

MV St. Jhudiel, which had 197 passengers, had “steering casualty and engine failure, causing it to collide with LCT Poseidon 23,” according to authorities.

“As per MV St. Jhudiel’s master, 13 passengers suffered minor injuries,” PCG further said.

ADVERTISEMENT

Meanwhile, LCT Poseidon 23 carried 20 people and 17 rolling cargoes when the collision occurred.

PCG immediately deployed amphibious and land vehicles, including an ambulance, to provide assistance.

Coast Guard’s Marine Environmental Protection Force of Central Visayas was also dispatched to conduct an oil spill check.

EMBED: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?ref=external&v=3516343585354292

RELATED STORY:

Fast craft, cargo vessel figure in sea collision near Mactan bridge

APL
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: Cebu, Mandaue, sea collision, vessels

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

© Copyright 1997-2023 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.