Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1. Reference: Letter from Commander, Coast Guard Ready Force dated 01 June 2015.

2. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Japan International Coordinating Agency (JICA) will be having the 5th integrated Sea-borne MARLEN Exercise on 03-04 June 2015 which aims to improve skills and capabilities of PCG personnel in MARLEN, MAREP, and SAR operation.

3. The 5th Integrated Sea-borne MARLEN Exercise will take place at vicinity 7.15 NM West Southwest off South Entrance Breakwater of Manila Bay or bounded by the following coordinates:

Point A  Latitude   14 degs  31  mins 42 secs  North  Longitude 120 degs  50  mins 00 secs  East 
Point B  Latitude   14 degs  33  mins 42 secs  North  Longitude 120 degs  50  mins 00 secs  East 
Point C  Latitude   14 degs  33  mins 0.6 secs North  Longitude 120 degs  47  mins 24 secs  East 
Point D  Latitude   14 degs  30  mins 54 secs  North  Longitude 120 degs  47  mins 24 secs  East 

4. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the above-mentioned 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.