PCG, Cong. Tarriela urge house leaders to support resolutions creating Coast Guard Training Center, response base in Occidental Mindoro
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Occidental Mindoro Lone District Representative Leody Tarriela urge House leaders to support House Resolutions Nos. 243 and 244 creating the Coast Guard Regional Training Center and Coast Guard Response Base in Occidental Mindoro.
Based on House Resolution No. 243, Representative Tarriela emphasized the PCG's need for additional funding for constructing the Coast Guard Regional Training Center in Paluan, Occidental Mindoro.
According to the lawmaker, the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Paluan will donate a parcel of land to construct the said infrastructure. He also highlighted the project's perceived benefit for the province's coastal communities and residents.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) responded to a maritime incident involving a commercial fishing boat that CAPSIZED at the vicinity waters between Tictabon Island and Mampang, Zamboanga City, yesterday, 30 November 2022.
At around 10:05 p.m., the PCG received a phone call from a resident of Mampang informing them about the capsizing of F/B JAYA-1 with 11 fishermen onboard, including the boat captain.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Group initially rescued two of the 11 fishermen.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) supports efforts to address congestion at Matnog Port, Sorsogon.
During the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) Logistics Forum 2022 on 29 November 2022, PCG Officer-in-Charge, CG Vice Admiral Rolando Lizor Punzalan Jr, signed the Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) on implementing measures to reduce congestion in the queuing, marshalling, loading, and embarkation of passengers and rolling cargoes at Matnog Port.
Concerned government agencies jointly expressed their commitment to ensure the efficient delivery of government services at Matnog Port and address rampant fixing activities in the immediate vicinity of the port.