Monday, April 22, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013
Crews Uncover Dead Anteaters Aboard Chinese Fishing Vessel on Tubbataha Reef
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has uncovered 400 boxes of butchered anteaters from a cargo hold of the Chinese fishing vessel that ran aground on Tubbataha Reef last week. In...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Search Called Off for Missing Crew Off Philippines
MANILA — The Philippine Coast Guard on Thursday said it has called off the search for the 14 missing crewmembers of a Panamian-flagged cargo ship that sank in the waters...
Sunday, February 17, 2013
1 Dead, 14 Still Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks off Philippines [UPDATE 1]
1 person is confirmed dead and 14 are still missing after their cargo ship, the Myanmar Panamanian-flagged M/V Arita Bauxite, sank off the northwest coast of the Philippines late Saturday....
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Philippines Taking China Territorial Spat to International Tribunal
The Philippines is taking its territorial dispute with China to an international tribunal, raising the stakes in the political standoff among several countries with overlapping claims in the resource-rich South...
Friday, January 18, 2013
Crew of USS Guardian Removed as US Navy 7th Fleet Salvors Get to Work
The US Navy reports this morning that all 79 crew members have been transferred from the stricken USS Guardian (MCM-5) while 7th Fleet salvors works to try and free the...
Thursday, September 20, 2012
7 Confirmed Dead After Ferry Sinks in the Philippines
The Philippine Coast Guard reports today that 7 have been confirmed dead after a boat carrying 27 passengers sank yesterday morning. The boat Sirana was reportedly on its way from...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Philippines and China Stand Off in South China Sea
MANILA (Dow Jones)–The Philippines Wednesday said it is trying to find a diplomatic solution to a tense standoff between a Philippine warship and two Chinese surveillance vessels over fishing rights...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Philippine Transmarine Carriers Hosts IMO Sec’y General, Presents Top-Shelf Training Facility for Seafarers
In his first official visit to the country after assuming office last January 2, International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary General Koji Sekimiz underscored the importance the IMO has bestowed on the...
Thursday, February 9, 2012
IMO: Philippines’ Maritime Development is a Priority
IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has pledged IMO’s support for the Philippines in all facets of the country’s maritime development. In wide-ranging talks in Manila with Philippines’ President Benigno S. Aquino...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Blood in the Water…15 Filipino Fishermen Killed by Gunmen
Nearly a dozen gunmen in the southern Philippines opened fire on three fishing boats killing 15. According to a report by the AFP, this was likely an attack by a...
Monday, August 22, 2011
Chief mate and two others killed in Philippines ferry fire
Three people, including the chief mate, were killed Saturday in a fire that broke out on the passenger ferry M/V ISLAND FASTCRAFT 1, just miles from its destination in Cebu...
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Missing Americans Found By The Philippine Coast Guard
Searchers from the Philippine coast guard found five missing Americans on board a sailboat that was reported missing en route from Guam. All were in good health, officials said Sunday....
Monday, December 15, 2008
Friday, June 27, 2008
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Monday, June 23, 2008
Princess Of The Stars Capsized: Death Comes Early For Ferry Victims
Death came early this year. The typhoon season has only just started and already, brightly coloured flop-flop rubber sandals are arriving on the coastlines of Sibuyan in the central Philippines....
MV Princess Of Stars – Ferry Capsizes In Philippines Typhoon
CNN sends news of a tragic ferry capsize in the Phillipines. They write: Rescuers have found at least 33 survivors and at least six dead among the nearly 750 aboard...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Hospital Ship Mercy – Under Fire In The Philippines
The NY Times reports on unfortunate news from the ship I’d most like to sail on, the Hospital Ship Mercy. They write: Though countries in Southeast Asia have, with American...
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