Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Hanjin Philippines shipyard
Shipbuilding

Philippines Close to Sale of Former Hanjin Shipyard

MANILA, July 27 (Reuters) – Philippine creditors are close to selling a strategically located but debt-laden shipyard north of the capital Manila, government officials said on Tuesday, with a North...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 3761

Monday, July 12, 2021
Navy

Blinken Says A South China Sea Attack Would Trigger War Treaty

by Arshad Mohammed (Reuters) The United States on Sunday repeated a warning to China that an attack on Philippine naval forces in the South China Sea would trigger the 1951...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 3868

Monday, May 3, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
Navy

Philippines Slams China’s ‘Dangerous’ Move

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines has protested China’s “dangerous maneuver” against its Coast Guard that patrolled and trained last month near a South China Sea shoal, with Manila’s top...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 6113

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Navy

Philippines Tells China To Back Off During Maritime Drills

by Karen Lema (Reuters) China has no business telling the Philippines what it can or cannot do within its waters, Manila’s defense ministry said on Wednesday, rejecting Beijing’s opposition to its...

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4118

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
China Fishing Vessels On Whitsun Reef,
Navy

Philippines Will Not Confront China’s Maritime Militia

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said challenging China in the South China Sea will only lead to violence, and that he will only do so if Beijing drills...

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 6277

Thursday, April 8, 2021
rich rainbow damage
Accidents

Bulker and Tanker Damaged in Manila Bay Collision

A tanker and a bulk carrier collided in Manila Bay, Philippines on Wednesday causing significant damage to both vessels. The accident occurred at approximately 9:14 p.m. local time and involved...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 6506

Saturday, March 27, 2021
China Fishing Vessels On Whitsun Reef,
Navy

Philippines Sends Fighter Planes To Buzz Chinese Coast Guard

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the South China Sea, its defense...

March 27, 2021
Total Views: 5160

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Defense

Philippines Protests ‘Threatening Presence’ of Chinese Vessels in Disputed South China Sea Waters

MANILA, March 22 (Reuters) – The Philippines complained to China on Monday about what it described as the “swarming and threatening presence” of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the...

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 2543

Monday, March 22, 2021
Chinese militia vessels anchored on reef
Navy

Philippines Protests EEZ Invasion By China’s Maritime Militia

Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippines complained to China on Monday about what it described as the “swarming and threatening presence” of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the South...

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 3566

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Navy

220 Chinese Militia Vessels Invade Philippines EEZ

By Enrico Dela Cruz (Reuters) The Philippines expressed concern about hundreds of Chinese military vessels it said were spotted this month in the disputed South China Sea, the latest example...

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 17114

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Maritime News

Philippines Greenlights Oil Exploration in Disputed Sea Without China

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) –The Philippines said oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea can proceed without China, in what could be a further sign of the Southeast Asian...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 38

Saturday, October 31, 2020
typhoon-goni
Weather

Philippines Evacuates 1 Million As Super Typhoon Goni Approaches

By Neil Jerome Morales  (Reuters) – Officials have evacuated almost a million residents in the southern part of the Philippines’ main island of Luzon as a category 5 storm –...

October 31, 2020
Total Views: 163

Friday, October 16, 2020
Offshore

Philippines to Resume Oil Exploration in South China Sea

By Claire Jiao and Cecilia Yap (Bloomberg) –The Philippines lifted its moratorium on oil and gas exploration in disputed areas of the South China Sea, a move that was welcomed...

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 38

VEGA_DREAM Bulker At Anchor
News

Philippines Probes Ship Virus Outbreaks To Avoid Ban On Mariners

By Claire Jiao (Bloomberg) The Philippines is investigating Covid-19 outbreaks on ships that changed crews in Manila in a bid to avoid a ban on Filipino seafarers. Stricter protocols in...

October 16, 2020
Total Views: 19

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Navy

The U.S. Navy Can’t Afford to Lose the Philippines

By Admiral James Stavridis, USN, retired (Bloomberg) The first time I sailed into Manila Bay, I was a young ensign on a Navy destroyer. It was in the late 1970s....

February 27, 2020
Total Views: 245

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
subic bay
Maritime News

Austal, Cerberus Team Up in Possible Bid for Hanjin’s Philippine Shipyard

MANILA, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Australian shipbuilder Austal Ltd and U.S. private equity firm are considering a joint bid for a strategically located but debt-laden Philippine shipyard, the facility’s trustee...

October 9, 2019
Total Views: 25

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Hanjin Philippines shipyard
Maritime News

Philippines Won’t Bar Chinese Proposals for Hanjin Heavy Shipyard Takeover

By Neil Jerome Morales and Karen Lema MANILA, April 25 (Reuters) – All offers from potential buyers of a strategically located but debt-laden Philippine shipyard will be welcome, the trade...

April 25, 2019
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Maritime News

Philippines President Duterte Bans Foreign Research Ships

By Manuel Mogato MANILA, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientific research off the country’s Pacific coast and told the navy to chase away unauthorized...

February 6, 2018
Total Views: 1

Thursday, December 21, 2017
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Maritime News

Hundreds Rescued After Ferry Capsizes in Philippines

MANILA, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Four people were killed and seven were missing after a Philippine ferry with 251 people on board capsized during bad weather on Thursday near the...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 27

PCG Spokesman Capt. Armand Balilo
Incidents

Philippine Ferry Capsizes On Anniversary Of History’s Worst Ferry Disaster

A Philippine ferry carrying 251 people capsized on Thursday off an island south of Manila, the capital, a coast guard spokesman said, amid a storm bringing heavy downpours. By evening,...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 174