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Philippine Coast Guard probes Starlite ship sinking

/ 02:42 AM January 07, 2017

The Philippine Coast Guard assured that it would conduct an impartial investigation into the sinking of the M/V Starilte Atlantic, a Starlite Ferry ship owned by Francis Cusi, son of Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi.

PCG spokesperson Commander Armand Balilo said the PCG has convened a five-man Special Board of Marine Inquiry to investigate the sinking of the M/V Starlite Atlantic, a roll-on, roll-off (Ro-Ro) ship.

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It sank off Batangas a day after Christmas at the height of Typhoon “Nina,” leaving one dead and 14 rescued so far.

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