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Law to penalize errant fisherfolk sought

December 27, 2012


AN ordinance penalizing fisherfolk and vessels that insist on sailing despite storm warnings by the Coast Guard and state weather agency Pagasa is needed to discourage trips during bad weather, a top Coast Guard official said yesterday. Cebu Coast Guard commander Capt. Rolando Punzalan requested the passage of this ordinance during a meeting of the […]

Storm signal lifted in Cebu

December 26, 2012


The state weather bureau has lifted the public storm signal in the island of Cebu and Camotes Island. With the lifting of the warnings by Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), the Cebu station of the Philippine Coast Guard has permitted all sea vessels to leave the port of Cebu except those going […]

Passenger vessels cleared to sail, told to heed weather advisories

December 7, 2012


CEBU’S passenger vessels were cleared to sail by the Cebu Coast Guard after three days of being docked due to typhoon Pablo in the province. The order grounding ships was lifted on Wednesday when the weather improved except of vessels going to Manila and Batangas. But Cebu Coast Guard station commander Captain Rolando Punzalan said […]