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

PCG rescues sea turtle trapped in a fishnet off Romblon coast

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued a sea turtle that had become trapped in a fishnet at the vicinity waters off Barangay Sugod, Cajidiocan, Romblon on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. The green sea turtle, with a length of 108 centimeters and a breadth of 96 centimeters, is a critically endangered species. This marine animals are… Continue reading PCG rescues sea turtle trapped in a fishnet off Romblon coast

PCG rescues 7 passengers of stranded motor launch in Palawan

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Roxas and Bantay Dagat Roxas on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, rescued seven passengers from the ML MRRL, a distressed motor launch, in the nearby waters off Zabala Reef in Barangay Caramay, Palawan. The joint search and rescue (SAR) team sailed from Roxas Feeder Port on way to Zabala Reef,… Continue reading PCG rescues 7 passengers of stranded motor launch in Palawan

PCG rescues stranded fisherman in Leyte

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Personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Sub – Station Baybay on Monday, September 6, 2021, rescued a distressed fisherman off Barangay Bunga, Baybay City, Leyte. Mr. Enrique Alicame, 54, a resident of Sitio Lawis 1, Barangay Zone 22, Baybay City, was identified as the fisherman. Mrs. Perigrina Alicame, his wife, reported the incident to… Continue reading PCG rescues stranded fisherman in Leyte

PCG welcomes 2000 newly-appointed personnels

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Friday (September 3, 2021) held a simultaneous oath taking ceremony for over 2,000 newly appointed PCG applicants for commissionship (officers) and enlistment (non-officers). Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) Art Tugade attended the ceremony and encouraged the men and women of the PCG to continue developing the modern… Continue reading PCG welcomes 2000 newly-appointed personnels

PCG distributes equipment to districts responsible for safeguarding ZamBaSulTa region

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officially handed over new equipment to the PCG districts monitoring over the Sulu and Celebes Sea, boosting maritime law enforcement and security in the region. The PCG announced on Facebook on Tuesday that 40 QR code scanners and seven rugged laptops were handed over in a ceremony attended by PCG… Continue reading PCG distributes equipment to districts responsible for safeguarding ZamBaSulTa region

PCG distributes 300 food packs at the vicinity waters off Western Misamis Oriental

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) handed 300 food packs comprising rice, vegetables, and other supplies while on patrol in the waters off Western Misamis Oriental from August 18 to 22, 2021. Shell Philippines, Shipping Lines Del Monte, and other non-government groups helped make the humanitarian effort a success. Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Patrick John S.… Continue reading PCG distributes 300 food packs at the vicinity waters off Western Misamis Oriental

PCG apprehends 4 ‘suspicious’ yachts in MICT

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday (August 19, 2021) apprehended four yachts in Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) over lack of documents. The PCG said in a statement on Friday that concerned authorities from various agencies scrutinized the “suspicious” yachts in response to a tip. The joint law enforcement team held a pre-operation briefing… Continue reading PCG apprehends 4 ‘suspicious’ yachts in MICT

DENR, Army partake in Mangrove Planting Activity in Tawi-Tawi

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The 2nd Marine Brigade, in partnership with the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) and volunteers from other government agencies, conducted a mangrove planting activity at Sanga-Sanga, Bongao, and Tawi-Tawi. The first mangrove planting activity was started on June 15, 2021 in connection with the celebration of Independence Day held at the area of… Continue reading DENR, Army partake in Mangrove Planting Activity in Tawi-Tawi