The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has inaugurated its new and upgraded 𝐂𝐎𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐆𝐔𝐀𝐑𝐃 𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐊𝐀𝐋𝐀𝐘𝐀𝐀𝐍 𝐈𝐒𝐋𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐆𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐏 in Pag-asa Island today, 01 December 2023.
The newly inaugurated three-story Coast Guard Station Kalayaan building will have advanced maritime domain awareness technology such as radar, automatic identification, satellite communication, coastal cameras, and vessel traffic management.
PCG Commandant, CG Admiral Ronnie Gil L Gavan, said these state-of-the-art systems will significantly enhance the PCG's capability to monitor the movements of foreign maritime forces, as well as public vessels and aircraft.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has thanked the civil society for supporting PCG troops deployed in the West Philippine Sea (WPS).
Coast Guard Spokesperson, CG Rear Admiral Armando Balilo, shared that the PCG is overwhelmed by the many calls offering its personnel gifts, essential goods, clothes, and medicine.
He said that PCG Commandant, CG Admiral Ronnie Gil L Gavan, on behalf of the men and women of the organization, is sincerely grateful for the generosity of non-profit organizations and private stakeholders who extend the spirit of giving to the county's brave Coast Guardians.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted the initial phase of the PCG Transformational Plan through Performance Governance System (PGS) in Makati City today, 30 November 2023.
The PGS is a holistic and collaborative framework that designs, executes, and sustains roadmaps for the transformation of the organization to become the highly capable, effective, and credible guardian of the sea that is respected, and trusted by the maritime community and stakeholders.
The initiative is in line with Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Jaime Bautista’s marching order that calls for a transformational strategy and prioritizing good governance.