PCG’s BRP Sindangan safely transported more than 500 LSIs affected by Typhoon Odette to Surigao City

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BRP Sindangan (MRRV-4407) safely transported over 500 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) to Surigao City as part of the Philippine Coast Guard’s ferry mission to assist locals affected by Typhoon Odette. The PCG ferry mission assisted 250 inhabitants of the Dinagat Islands in getting to Surigao City fast, while the PCG transported up to 256 residents… Continue reading PCG’s BRP Sindangan safely transported more than 500 LSIs affected by Typhoon Odette to Surigao City

PCG assists 2 missing fishermen off Binalbagan waters

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has aided two fishermen who went missing off the coast of Binalbagan, Negros Occidental, on December 15, 2021 while on a fishing trip. Joevel M. Tipon, 29, and Noel Dela Cruz, 19, both of Sitio Pasil, Barangay Enclaro, Binalbagan, have been identified as the missing fisherman who have not returned… Continue reading PCG assists 2 missing fishermen off Binalbagan waters

PCG responds to maritime incident in Surigao City

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Surigao del Norte on Saturday, December 4, 2021,┬áresponded to a maritime incident involving four passengers and one boat operator of a half-submerged motorbanca in the nearby seas off Kabo Island, Surigao City. Despite the gale warning, the MBCA “Jimboy” departed from Barangay Buenavista, Surigao City, bound for Barangay Balibayon,… Continue reading PCG responds to maritime incident in Surigao City

PCG dismantles 32 unlawfully constructed floating navigational hazards off the coast of Cavite City

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) assisted in the removal of 32 unlawfully constructed fish cages and stationary fish traps in the waters near Cavite City on Thursday, November 4, 2021. The PCG, in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the LGU of Cavite City, issued a warning to the owners… Continue reading PCG dismantles 32 unlawfully constructed floating navigational hazards off the coast of Cavite City

PCG to establish regional training center in Eastern Samar

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Following a productive courtesy visit by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Eastern Samar led by CG Commander Johansan Fabilane to Governor Ben Evardone on October 26, 2021, the PCG will establish a Regional Training Center in Eastern Samar. CG Commander Fabilane submitted the PCG’s plan to build a regional training center in the province… Continue reading PCG to establish regional training center in Eastern Samar

PCG rescues passengers of distressed speedboat in Zambales

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Sunday (October 24, 2021) has rescued 12 passengers, including one minor, of a distressed speedboat at the vicinity waters off Camara Island, San Antonio, Zambales. According to the rescued individuals, their watercraft accidentally hit a rock formation when they encountered big waves. The said incident pierced the hull of… Continue reading PCG rescues passengers of distressed speedboat in Zambales

Over 400 women undergo Coast Guard training in Laguindingan

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Up to 430 women underwent the convening ceremony of the Coast Guard Non-Officers’ Course (CGNOC) Class 87-2021 at the regional training center of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental yesterday, October 21, 2021. Led by CG Lieutenant Commander Raymond James N. Torremonia, the trainees will embark on six months of military drills… Continue reading Over 400 women undergo Coast Guard training in Laguindingan

PCG saves 2 children from drowning in Samar

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Monday (October 11, 2021) saved two children who were about to drown in the waters of Barangay Rawis, Calbayog City, Samar, due to high currents. Two PCG rescue personnel hurried to the waters as soon as they heard about the incident from a concerned civilian. The two children were… Continue reading PCG saves 2 children from drowning in Samar

PH Coast Guard rescues 2 distressed fishermen in Aklan amid Tropical Depression Lannie

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Aklan rescued two fishermen from a distressed motorbanca amid strong gusts and large waves generated by Tropical Depression “Lannie” between the nearby waters off Sta. Fe, Romblon and Nabas, Aklan on Monday, October 4, 2021. Vincent Cunihar and Sonny Tayco departed Barangay Colong-Colong, Ibajay, Aklan at around 04:00 a.m.… Continue reading PH Coast Guard rescues 2 distressed fishermen in Aklan amid Tropical Depression Lannie

Entangled whale shark found dead in Negros Occidental

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Monday that a whale shark died after becoming entangled in a fish pen in the southern town of Pulupandan in Negros Occidental on Saturday night. When fisherman Nelson Lim and his four crewmen checked the cage about a kilometer from the shoreline, they discovered the dead whale shark.… Continue reading Entangled whale shark found dead in Negros Occidental