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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 […]

Hotel apologizes to Lapu SK for report

October 31, 2011

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THE management of a hotel in Dumaguete City apologized to Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials of Lapu-Lapu City in the wake of allegations that they misbehaved during their three-day stay in their establishment. Charles Baylosis, consultant to Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza said the manager of Bethel Guest House in Dumaguete City apologized to him and […]