Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:
1. Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite NOCB-0815-020.
2. The FOIC, Philippine Navy will be retiring from the service on August 10, 2015 and there will be a Testimonial Parade, change of command and retirement ceremony in this honor with HEPBSAIII as the presiding officer at Headquarters Philippine Navy ceremonial area. Likewise, rehearsal will be conducted on 06-08 August 2015.
3. Futher, requesting exemption of following PN/PMC surface/air assets in connection with Exclusion Zone during APEC Summit from 05-16 August 2015 in areas covered/closed to Maritime Traffic:
A. PNH432 and PNH430 ELOS
I. NAVSOG RHIBS
K. TWO PMC SURCS
4. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the abovementioned areas are advised to take note of the information and take necessary precautionary measures at all times.
5. The cooperation of all concerned in effecting widest dissemination of this information is requested.