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

1. Reference: Philippine Navy cite NOCB-0220-142 dated 28 February 2020.

2. The Philippine Navy vessels PC380, PC336, PC340, PC343 and PC350 will conduct first quarter test firing of their naval guns on the dates and maritime areas bounded by the following coordinates:










29-31 March 2020



14.5 NM SW off Guntao Island, Palawan

Pt A Lat 11°05.464’N, Long 118°59.015’E

Pt B Lat 11°05.490’N, Long 119°04.121’E

Pt C Lat 11°00.394’N, Long 119°04.210’E

Pt D Lat 11°00.365’N, Long 118°59.041’E






28 March 2020



10 NE off Talisay pt., Rapu-Rapu Island, Albay

Pt A Lat 13°19.17’N, Long 124°20.14’E

Pt B Lat 13°19.21’N, Long 124°22.22’E

Pt C Lat 13°20.49’N, Long 124°22.24’E

Pt D Lat 13°20.50’N, Long 124°20.16’E






25 March 2020



10 NW off Panampalan pt., Polilio Island, Quezon Province

Pt A Lat 15°10.08’N, Long 121°46.30’E

Pt B Lat 15°10.56’N, Long 121°43.34’E

Pt C Lat 15°12.28’N, Long 121°43.37’E

Pt D Lat 15°12.23’N, Long 121°46.31’E








17 March 2020



5.1 NM W off Baybay pt., Claveria, Burias Island, Masbate

Pt A Lat 12°43.30’N, Long 123°14.41’E

Pt B Lat 12°43.30’N, Long 123°15.06’E

Pt C Lat 12°43.11’N, Long 123°14.41’E

Pt D Lat 12°43.11’N, Long 123°15.06’E








21-22 March 2020



10 NM SW off Malapingan pt., Claveria, Burias Island, Masbate

Pt A Lat 12°45.17’N, Long 123°06.10’E

Pt B Lat 12°45.17’N, Long 123°08.19’E

Pt C Lat 12°43.08’N, Long 123°08.19’E

Pt D Lat 12°43.08’N, Long 123°06.10’E

3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting on the above-mentioned areas on the said date are advised to take note of the information and take precautionary measures at all times.

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