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Hole found in ferry’s bottom

January 6, 2013

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A hole at the bottom of the MV Zamboanga Ferry is preventing retrieval teams from the Coast Guard and the ship owner from towing the vessel back to Cebu City. This was uncovered in an underwater inspection done yesterday at 9:10 a.m. by Uni-Orient Pearl Ventures Inc., a Cebu-based salvage firm hired by George and […]

Marina suspends ferry stranded by waves in Dumaguete

January 5, 2013

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THE Maritime Industry Authority in Central Visayas (Marina-7) suspended the safety certificate of MV Zamboanga Ferry a day after it failed to dock at the Dumaguete City port due to strong waves. Marina-7 legal officer Jose Cabatingan said the suspension will be lifted only after there are satisfactory results in an inspection of the vessel’s […]

228 RESCUED

January 4, 2013

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DUMAGUETE CITY — Strong waves spawned by tropical depression Auring prevented a Cebu-bound passenger vessel from immediately docking, but all 228 passengers — many of them students returning to this university town from the holidays — were rescued unharmed, authorities said. “Auring,” the first weather disturbance of the year, slammed across Davao Oriental at midnight […]

Tropical depression Auring hits Visayas, Northern Mindanao

January 3, 2013

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A low pressure area spotted over Northern Mindanao has intensified into a tropical depression now named “Auring” by the state weather bureau Pagasa. Sea vessels bound for Bohol in Pier 1, 3 and 4 and ships in Naga City, north of Cebu that were bound for east and south are grounded, said Cebu Coast Guard […]

Vessel unable to unload in Dumaguete due to strong winds, waves

January 3, 2013

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Strong winds and huge waves caused an inter-island ferry that came from Zamboanga to run aground about 20 meters from the Dumaguete City port yesterday morning. MV Zamboanga Ferry of George and Peter Lines Inc. (GPLI) bound for Dumaguete and helmed by Capt. Arnold Tecson was expected to dock in the port at 9 a.m […]

LPA may develop into storm, says Pagasa

January 3, 2013

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A low pressure area was spotted east of Mindanao. If it develops into a tropical depression, it would be the first storm of 2013 and would be named Auring once it enters the Philippines, said the state weather bureau. According to Oscar Tabada, chief of the Pagasa Mactan weather station, there’s a 30 percen to […]

Low Pressure Area coming in PAR

January 2, 2013

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A low pressure area is coming into the Philippine Area of Responsibility and will possibly turn into a tropical depression which will be named Auring. Oscar Tabada in a radio dyAB interview said that there is a 30 to 50 percent possibility that this LPA would turn to be the first tropical depression in our […]