Tag Archives: Philippine Coast Guard

Coast Guard Gets P246M for Lighthouse Upgrades

By Matikas Santos 10:21 pm | Friday, August 3rd, 2012 MANILA, Philippines—Lighthouses across the country are set to be upgraded under a P246-million project to be implemented by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) said. … Continue reading

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Ready to Adapt a Light House?

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is still struggling to restore all of the light houses in the Philippines. According to an old report, 90% of these light houses have been restored. Furthermore, old light houses need the most attention before … Continue reading

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Coast Guard allows stranded passengers to leave Samar ports

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard on Tuesday allowed 481 passengers on 54 buses to leave two ports in Northern Samar where they had been stranded since Monday when the authorities suspended ferry crossings in light of the approach of … Continue reading

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Over 3,000 passengers stranded due to ‘Pedring’

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Tuesday that 3,186 passengers were stranded in various ports due to typhoon “Pedring.” In its latest report, NDRRMC said 1,113 passengers were stranded in Matnog, Sorsogon; … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Sorsogon shows capability, mettle in search and rescue exercise

by Irma A. Guhit SORSOGON CITY, August 11 (PIA) — Anchored on the theme: Ensuring Maritime Safety through Partnerships and Unity of Action, the Coast Guard Station Sorsogon (CGSS) conducted a simultaneous exercise with member agencies working on disaster risk … Continue reading

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603 people stranded as Coast Guard suspends port operations in Bicol

By Jonas Soltes, Mar S. Arguelles Inquirer Southern Luzon LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard has suspended civilian maritime operations in various ports in the Bicol region, stranding at least 603 passengers as tropical depression “Ëgay” entered the … Continue reading

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Sorsogon commemorates 113th year of Philippine Independence

by Bennie A. Recebido SORSOGON CITY, June 14 (PIA) — The people of Sorsogon is one with the country in commemorating the 113th year of proclamation of Philippine Independence on Sunday, June 12, 2011, with the theme “Kalayaan: Paninindigan ng … Continue reading

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