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

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

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

February 21, 2012
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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

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

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

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

January 25, 2011
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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

December 15, 2008
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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

June 27, 2008
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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

June 23, 2008
Total Views: 571

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

June 23, 2008
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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

June 10, 2008
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