Philippine Navy meets DOST Secretary in a project briefer

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The Philippine Navy virtually met with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) last week for a formal discourse and briefing on Project BUHAWI, a collaborative project of the two agencies in line with strengthening the former’s Self-Reliant Defense Posture program. The briefing was graced by the PN Flag Officer In-Command Vice Admiral Adeluis S.… Continue reading Philippine Navy meets DOST Secretary in a project briefer

PCG receives newly constructed student barracks from US gov’t

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has received the newly constructed two-story student barracks from the U.S. Government on 19 January 2022. It can accommodate up to 100 individuals and is equipped with a gym and laundry room. The said project is part of the development of the Coast Guard Fleet Training Center of Excellence located… Continue reading PCG receives newly constructed student barracks from US gov’t

Navy ensures free flow of international trade by patrolling key trade routes

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The global economy highlights the importance of the uninterrupted flow of commerce in strategic maritime crossroads. With 90% of the world’s commerce traversing by sea, any issue on safety, security, and stability in these sea lanes of communication would adversely affect the global economy. The Western Mindanao Command directs its Naval Operating Force, the Naval… Continue reading Navy ensures free flow of international trade by patrolling key trade routes

Philippine Navy warship patrols, renders assistance to Panguan Island residents

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Under the direction of Naval Task Force 61 of Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM), BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) conducted sovereignty patrols in the Tawi-Tawi group of islands, including Panguan Island, the “last southwestern island frontier of the Philippines,” in keeping with the Philippine Navy’s mandate of preserving the integrity of our territories and protecting every… Continue reading Philippine Navy warship patrols, renders assistance to Panguan Island residents

BRP Ivatan brings relief supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit towns in Bohol

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Philippine Navy landing craft BRP Ivatan – AT298 (LC298) completed, from January 9 to 14, the transport of relief goods from Manila via PN landing dock, BRP Tarlac LD601, to those severely affected by Typhoon Odette in Bohol. Said endeavor enabled the immediate delivery of donated goods from other government agencies and private organizations. The… Continue reading BRP Ivatan brings relief supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit towns in Bohol

Philippine Navy receives 15 repatriated Filipinos after maritime incident off Sabah

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The Philippine Navy through Naval Task Group Tawi-Tawi (NTG-Tawi-Tawi) facilitated the successful recovery and repatriation of 15 Filipino survivors of a maritime incident off Sabah to Tawi-Tawi, Philippines on January 10, 2022. According to NFWM PAO, the 15 individuals were residents of Tawi-Tawi province who were earlier rescued by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)… Continue reading Philippine Navy receives 15 repatriated Filipinos after maritime incident off Sabah

BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

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The Philippine Navy landing craft BRP Tausug (LC295) has been tireless in carrying out various sealift, humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) operations in the areas devastated by Typhoon Odette in Visayas. Since December 18, LC295 has been conducting sealift and HADR missions under the operational control of Naval Forces Central to assist those who have… Continue reading BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

Navy patrol craft BRP Enrique Jurado delivers relief goods to Cataban, Calibutan Islands

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Naval Forces Central on Sunday, December 26, 2021, deployed BRP Enrique Jurado (PC371) to Cataban and Calituban Islands in the municipality of Talibon, Bohol, to conduct a sealift and transport mission of various relief goods to typhoon-affected families. A total of 1,460 food packs were transported from the Talibon local government unit to the Cataban… Continue reading Navy patrol craft BRP Enrique Jurado delivers relief goods to Cataban, Calibutan Islands

BRP Hilario Ruiz continues HADR operations in Typhoon Odette-hit Surigao del Norte

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The BRP Hilario Ruiz (PC378) is now on its 14th day of humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) operations, transporting cargoes for Typhoon Odette victims in Surigao del Norte. Aside from relief supplies, the BRP Hilario Ruiz, which is part of the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao (NFEM), transports essential passengers such as Department of Health… Continue reading BRP Hilario Ruiz continues HADR operations in Typhoon Odette-hit Surigao del Norte

Philippine Navy’s continuous relief operations, transport of essential supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit Visayas

Photos courtesy of S1JO Melchor M Alcala Jr PN (NFCPAO)

BRP Tarlac (LD 601), one of the Philippine Navy’s largest ships, arrives in Cebu port on Friday, December 31 for the second wave of relief assistance. The Philippine Navy ship is carrying hundreds of tons of essential supplies, such as relief goods, equipment, and a specialized team, to aid in the ongoing efforts to repair… Continue reading Philippine Navy’s continuous relief operations, transport of essential supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit Visayas