The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Ubay has responded to a maritime incident involving four passengers and two crew members of a half-submerged motorbanca at the vicinity waters off Lapinig Piñahon, Ubay, Bohol at around 11:30 a.m. yesterday, 02 December 2021.
The distressed motorbanca, MBCA Whener James departed from Port of Ubay going to Port of Pitogo in President Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol when it encountered strong winds and big waves that damaged the bow portion of the motorbanca’s starboard side.
The PCG launched a search and rescue (SAR) operation and safely brought the distressed individuals in good physical condition to the shoreline of Barangay Sentinela, Ubay for further assistance.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Station Albay has assisted three fishermen of a half-submerged motorbanca at the vicinity waters off Barangay Salvacion, Malilipot, Albay yesterday, 02 December 2021.
The distressed motorbanca departed from Caramoran, Catanduanes going to Tabaco, Albay. While underway, it encountered high waves and strong winds, causing it to become half-submerged.
MB Ma. Fe Evans was transiting at the said vicinity waters when the accident occurred. Hence, its crew members rescued the distressed fishermen and coordinated with the PCG for further assistance.
Isinagawa ng Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) at Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) ang oath-taking ceremony at contract signing ng 20 scholars sa ilalim ng ika-12 PCG – PMMA CADETSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM sa National Headquarters, Port Area, Manila ngayong araw, ika-24 ng Nobyembre 2021.
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