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

1. Reference: Outgoing Message from Commander, Coast Guard District Southern Visayas dated 15 July 2019.

2. Per above reference, the Philippine Navy (PN), thru Naval Forces Central (NFC), will be conducting a bilateral exercise with Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) codenamed Maritime Training Activity (MTA) MALPHILAUT 22/19 from 05-09 August 2019 in the Naval Forces Central area of responsibility (AOR).

3. In line with the conduct of said activity, a gunnery exercise (GUNNEX) will be conducted on 07 - 08 August 2019 at the vicinity 5 NM SW off Canailan point Negros

Occidental or at the sea areas bounded by the following coordinates:




LAT 9°41.00’ N

LONG 121°54.00’ E


LAT 9°14.00’ N

LONG 122°48.00’ E


LAT 9°21.00’ N

LONG 122°21.00’ E


LAT 9°47.50’ N

LONG 121°27.00’ E

4. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting vicinity of above-mentioned areas and said dates are advised to take note of information and take necessary precautionary measures at all times.

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