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

1. Reference: Message from Commander, Coast Guard District Southeastern Mindanao dated 02 July 2018.

2. The Anti-Piracy Exercise participated by Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Japan Coast Guard (JCG) will be held at Southern Mindanao. Said exercise will be a passing exercise (PASSEX) and will involve COMELEX involving ReCAAP-ISC, JCG and PCG. Japan Coast Guard (JCG) vessel TSUGARU, MRRV-4401 and MRRV-4410 will be the participating vessels in said exercise on 04 July 2018, bounded with the following coordinates: 



05° 32’ 00” N

126° 08’ 00” E

3. 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.

4. The cooperation of all concerned in effecting widest dissemination of this information is requested.