Monday, April 22, 2013
tubbataha reef aground fishing vessel
Maritime News

Chinese Fishing Vessel Pulled from Tubbataha Reef

Investigators to look into the 400 boxes of dead anteaters found beneath the cargo hold section.

April 22, 2013
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Monday, April 15, 2013
tubbataha reef aground fishing vessel

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...

April 15, 2013
Total Views: 2

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...

February 21, 2013
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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....

February 17, 2013
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Maritime News

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...

January 22, 2013
Total Views: 2

Friday, January 18, 2013
USS Guardian mcm-5
Grounding Incidents

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...

January 18, 2013
Total Views: 25

Thursday, September 20, 2012
philippines Sipangkot Island

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...

September 20, 2012
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Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Maritime News

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...

April 11, 2012
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012
IMO Secretary General brenda pimentel
Maritime News

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...

February 21, 2012
Total Views: 28

Thursday, February 9, 2012
Maritime News

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...

February 9, 2012
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Sibago Island

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...

January 24, 2012
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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...

August 22, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Missing American Yacht
Lifesaving Incidents

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....

January 25, 2011
Total Views: 1

Monday, December 15, 2008

M/V Maejan Ferry – Incident Photo Of The Week

At least 23 people drowned earlier today as the ferry Maejan capsized near Ballesteros which is located on the northern tip of Luzon in the Philippines. While the incident pales...

December 15, 2008
Total Views: 7

Friday, June 27, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Princess of the Stars – Ferry Tragedy Update

. The BBC gives us more details on the tragedy: The operation to recover hundreds of bodies inside a sunken Philippine ferry has been suspended after a highly toxic pesticide...

June 27, 2008
Total Views: 117

Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Video Update: Phillippines Ferry Sinking

June 25, 2008
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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....

June 23, 2008
Total Views: 244

Lifesaving Incidents

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...

June 23, 2008
Total Views: 320

Tuesday, June 10, 2008
maritime security

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...

June 10, 2008
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