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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 […]

After 3 ship stalling incidents, Prov’l Board asks Marina to check seaworthiness of vessels

October 16, 2012

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THE Cebu Provincial Board is asking the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) in Region 7 and the Philippine Coast Guard to monitor the seaworthiness of ships in the province. The request, in a resolution sponsored by PB Member Arleigh Sitoy, followed successive incidents of vessels of Trans Asia Shippine Lines stalling at sea or experiencing problems […]

Third Trans Asia vessel stalls at sea, returns to Cebu City

October 14, 2012

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IT was supposed to be the first commercial voyage of MV Asia Philippines, a passenger vessel of Trans Asia, after three months of major repairs. But a “minor technical problem” experienced at the vicinity of the first Mandaue-Mactan Bridge forced the crew to turn the vessel back to Cebu City’s Pier 4 at past 11 […]

Suspension of Super Shuttle vessels lifted

September 6, 2012

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THE Marine Industry Authority lifted the suspension of the Asian Marine Transport Corp. sea vessels operating in the Central Visayas. After inspecting the vessels of the shipping line that operates a fleet of 24 sea vessels, the the Super Shuttle The Maritime Industry Authority – 7 (Marina 7) lifted the suspension of 11 vessels serving […]

Cargo confiscated: mangrove tree bark and sea corals

April 20, 2012

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From land and sea, the smuggling of nature’s bounty continues. Navy men seized a boat load of 1,000 sacks of tree bark from mangroves or tanbarks locally known as “tungog,” which arrived in Pier 1, Cebu City, yesterday. The bark was loaded in Tawi-Tawi , Mindanao, and consigned to a certain Paul Bercina of Paknaan, […]

Shipping operators decry Marina stance on fleets

November 30, 2011

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SHIPPING companies in Cebu yesterday called on the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) in Central Visayas to give due process to them before suspending their fleets following accidents at sea. In yesterday’s 888 News Forum, Chester Cokaliong, president of the Visayan Association of Ferry Boat and Coastwise Shipowners Operators (VAFCSO), said the suspension of the fleet […]

Marina lifts suspension order of Super Island Express 2 vessel

September 6, 2011

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THE MV Super Island Express II can again ply the Cebu-Tubigon, Bohol route after the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) lifted the suspension order on the five ships of Island Express Corp. Jojo Cabatingan, Marina spokesman, said the suspension order for the Super Island Express II was lifted last Friday and the operation of the cargo […]

Former Marina engineer seeks TRO on dismissal

August 30, 2011

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A FORMER engineer of the Maritime Industrial Authority (Marina) asked the court to to stop implementation of an Ombudsman ruling that dismissed her from government service. Lilah Rodas, former engineer of the Marina-Central Visayas, said the decision rendered against her is not final. She filed a civil case last week against Marina director Nanette Dinopol […]

Two Island Express vessels cleared to sail

August 24, 2011

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AMONG THE FLEET. Super Island Express II is still docked in Pier 3 while waiting for the management to comply with the requirements set by Marina. The bureau of inspectors found some deficiencies in the vessel. (CDN PHOTO/ JUNJIE MENDOZA) by Candeze R. Mongaya, Reporter Cebu Daily News/ Breaking News   Two vessels of the Island […]