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.
Binubuo ito ng 13 kalalakihan at pitong kababaihan na pormal na nanumpa bilang FOURTH CLASS CADETS.
Nanguna sa nasabing seremonya si PCG Deputy Commandant for Administration, CG Vice Admiral Oscar C Endona.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is set to establish an Aviation Rescue Swimmer Training Facility and a PCG Regional Training Center in Dipaculao, Aurora, following the signing of the deed of donation between the PCG and the Municipal Government of Dipaculao yesterday, 22 November 2021.
PCG Deputy Commandant for Operations, CG Vice Admiral Eduardo D Fabricante and Dipaculao Mayor Danilo A. Tolentino formally signed the agreement for the PCG's utilization of a 20,000-square-meter lot located at Barangay Mijares for the implementation of the said PCG infrastructure projects anchored on its modernization program.
Once fully operational, the CGAF Aviation Rescue Swimmer Training Facility will support the capability enhancement programs of the Command to ensure that its officer and personnel remain effective in performing maritime search and rescue.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has replenished fishing gears and basic supplies in Pag-asa Island, Kalayaan, Palawan on 20 November 2021.
PCG Spokesperson, CG Commodore Armando A Balilo said BRP Capones (MRRV-4404) of the PCG Task Force Pagsasanay (PCGTF-P) turned over said items to the Local Government Unit (LGU) of the municipality of Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) in support of the thrust of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to support the operations of local fishermen especially those in remote territories such as the KIG. It also ferried provisions for the PCG and Philippine National Police (PNP) stations in the area.
“Relieving personnel were also transported to provide sufficient rest period to deployed law enforcement teams which is necessary in upholding public health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic,” CG Commodore Balilo added.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has rescued seven passengers onboard a distressed motorbanca at the vicinity waters off Biri, Northern Samar on 18 November 2021.
The passengers departed from Tabaco, Albay going to San Isidro, Northern Samar when the shaft connected to the propeller accidentally broke, causing the propeller to malfunction.
The motorbanca was towed to Balwharteco Port in Allen, Northern Samar, while the rescued passengers were brought to the PCG Station Northern Samar for further assistance and investigation.