Stranded passengers, vessels, motor bancas and rolling cargoes due to #TSCarina.

  Passengers  Vessels  Motor bancas  Rolling cargoes 
Bicol  91 3 3 -
TOTAL  91 3 3 -

All PCG units are advised to ensure strict implementation of HPCG Memorandum Circular Number 02-13 (Guidelines on Movement of Vessels during Heavy Weather).

PCG: 36 stranded passengers and nine crew members of a passenger/cargo vessel were rescued by the Philippine Coast Guard at the vicinity waters of Zapatos Island, Balud, Masbate yesterday.

M/Bca Mariane reportedly damaged its propeller shaft while underway to Roxas City, Capiz from Jintotolo Island, Balud, Masbate.

Upon receipt of information, PO1 Apuya PCG and ASN Tansiongco PCG of Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Calumpang immediately hired a boat to assist the stranded passengers and to tow the distressed vessel to Roxas City.

All passengers were found to be in good physical condition.

PO1 Apuya advised the owner/operator to file for a marine protest upon arrival at her next port of call.

PCG: A four year old boy remains missing in Barangay Maybato Sur, San Jose, Antique.

The child was identified as Nielboy Agbon.

He was last seen last Sunday playing and swimming along the shoreline of Maybato North with his playmates. It was only until 6:00 PM of the same day that his parents realized he was missing.

Coast Guard Station (CGS) San Jose De Buenavista immediately dispatched a team to search for Nielboy but the search and rescue operations was temporarily terminated due to poor visibility at the area.

The search for the missing boy continues up to this day.

PCG: Search operations continue for four men who went missing since Saturday at the vicinity waters of Divilacan, Isabela.

The victims were crew members and captain of M/B Norlyn and were enroute to Real, Quezon last July 16.

According to Merlina Agarpao, owner of the boat, the men and her vessel failed to arrive at her destination.

The personnel of Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Maconacon immediately coordinated with the fisher folks and motor boats within the area for possible sightings of the missing men, and to render assistance if sighted.

Further, other PCG sub-stations at the area of Aurora were directed to conduct shore patrol and to disseminate the information within their areas of responsibility.

Coast Guard District North Western Luzon (CGDNWLZN) – Dental Station headed by LT LORECEL S BAUTISTA PCG together with the Philippine Dental Association (PDA) La Union Chapter and Maglaya Medical-Legal Mission jointly conducted a dental mission to the residents of Brgy. Sobredillo, Caba La Union at Sobredillo Full Chapel last July 9.

PCG: Three passengers of an ill-fated motor boat were rescued by the Philippine Coast Guard in Caramoan, Camarines Sur yesterday, July 14. 

The vessel M/Bca Joseph Mel was left drifting at sea when its engine failed due to a split spring on its cylinder head. It was supposedly bound for Infanta, Quezon from Ticao Island, Masbate when the incident occurred. 

The incident was reported by a certain Elmo Gomez Jr. to the personnel of Coast Guard District Bicol (CGDBCL) and informed that three persons are stranded at sea to include his father who the boat captain. 


PCG: The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) vessel PHL02 Tsugaru arrived and dock at South Harbor, Manila today, July 11 to conduct the 6th Joint Maritime Law Enforcement (MARLEN) Exercise together with the Philippine Coast Guard.

Nineteen (19) Officers and crew onboard Barge “Castor 2” was successfully transferred by Coast Guard Station Tagbilaran personnel to M/Tug “Pollux 5” after the said barge ran aground at approximately 85 meters away from the shoreline of Momo Beach.

Said vessel was loaded with 2,000 cubic meters of gravel and sand and was enroute to Panglao, Bohol from Tandayag, Negros Oriental.

While transiting at vicinity waters off Santander, Cebu, she was suddenly hit by big waves and strong winds which cause the starboard side of the barge to go half-submerged and subsequently ran aground at the shallow waters of Momo Beach, Panglao, Bohol.