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Marina suspends ferry stranded by waves in Dumaguete

January 5, 2013


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 […]

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

January 3, 2013


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 […]

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 […]

Over 4,000-T passengers stranded because of ‘Ofel’

October 25, 2012


Manila—Over 4,000 passengers bound for Eastern Visayas and Northern Mindanao were stranded at several ports yesterday after the Coast Guard grounded their vessels due to Tropical Storm “Ofel,” the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council said. In its latest advisory issued yesterday noon, the NDRRMC said 1,346 passengers were stranded at the Coast Guard Pier […]

Cebu vessels grounded for tropical storm Ofel

October 24, 2012


October 24, 2012 By Jhunnex Napallacan, Correspondent with Correspondent Fe Marie Dumaboc HUNDREDS of passengers were stranded after the Cebu Coast Guard ordered the grounding of vessels headed to areas affected by tropical depression Ofel. Oscar Tabada, Mactan office chief of the state weather bureau Pag-asa, said Ofel slightly changed course from moving westward at 15 […]

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

October 16, 2012


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


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 […]

Downpour topples tree, sinks vessel

September 20, 2012


A TOPPLED tamarind tree barred vehicles from entering S. Osmeña Street in sitio Vican, barangay Gun-ob Lapu-Lapu City amid a heavy downpour that started at 10 p.m Tuesday and lasted until 9:30 a.m yesterday. Traffic personnel diverted oncoming traffic to another route while engineering crews sent by Lapu-Lapu City Hall cleared the tree at 10 […]

Suspension of Super Shuttle vessels lifted

September 6, 2012


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 […]