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Coast Guard serves hold-departure order vs Nokor ship crew

By: - Correspondent / @amacatunoINQ
/ 05:56 PM March 08, 2016
MV Jin Teng. The North Korean vessel M/V Jin Teng remains docked at the Naval Supply Depot inside the Subic Bay Freeport.The vessel arrived in Subic Bay on Thursday (March 3) and  barred by the government from leaving the Philippine shores. Government officials said its 21 crew will also be deported following the recent UN's toughest sanctions issued against North Korea's provocative nuclear tests and rocket launches which pose clear threats to international peace and stability.  (Allan Macatuno)

MV Jin Teng. The North Korean vessel M/V Jin Teng remains docked at the Naval Supply Depot inside the Subic Bay Freeport.The vessel arrived in Subic Bay on Thursday (March 3) and barred by the government from leaving the Philippine shores. Government officials said its 21 crew will also be deported following the recent UN’s toughest sanctions issued against North Korea’s provocative nuclear tests and rocket launches which pose clear threats to international peace and stability.
(Allan Macatuno)

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Officials of the Philippine Coast Guard on Tuesday served a hold-departure notice to the crew of the North Korean cargo ship that was impounded here since last week.

Lt. Cdr. Jonathan Marfil, station commander of Coast Guard Subic station, said the notice was received by Han Thae Hwan, captain of MV Jin Teng, at about 5 p.m.

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“We served the notice that directs them not to leave Subic Bay. The ship’s captain didn’t object,” Marfil told reporters here.

Marfil was accompanied by representatives of the Bureau of Customs, Bureau of Immigration, Philippine National Police, and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority.

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Speaking through South Korean reporter Ku Bon Kuk, the crewmen said they would cooperate with the Philippine government.

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