The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued 12 passengers and the boat captain of a capsized motorbanca at the vicinity waters off Sangley Point, Cavite City yesterday, 05 April 2021.
On board PCG-manned BFAR vessel, MCS-3001, PCG personnel provided necessary assistance to ensure the safety of the passengers, three of whom were minors, and the boat captain.
According to the rescued individuals, they departed from Cavite City enroute to Pulang Lupa 1, Las Piñas City when their boat was battered by huge waves, causing it to capsize.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) responded to a maritime incident involving a distressed motorbanca with six passengers on board at the vicinity waters off Basul Island, Surigao City yesterday, 04 April 2021.
While underway, the PCG team sighted transiting motorbanca, MBCA LEO that successfully conducted rescue operations.
They coordinated the towing of the distressed boat before escorting MBCA LEO to the shoreline of Punta Bilang-Bilang Basin located at Barangay Taft, Surigao City for further assistance to the rescued individuals.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued the missing fisherman of Barangay San Enrique, San Lorenzo, Guimaras yesterday, 30 March 2021.
The rescued fisherman, 32-year-old Rudy June Patriarca, ventured at the vicinity waters off Barangay Sum-ag, Bacolod City to gather mussels at around 5:00 a.m. on 29 March 2021.
While on his way home at around 12:00 p.m, he encountered strong winds and big waves, causing him to fall off his boat. Fortunately, he was able to swim towards a fish pen situated at approximately 1.6 nautical mile from the shoreline of Barangay Mchavez, San Lorezo, Guimaras where he waited for rescue.