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Thousands of passengers stranded due to Tropical Depression Crising

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The Office of Civil Defense advises travelers not to proceed to seaports after the cancellation of sea trips due to Tropical Depression Crising

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Apr. 15, 2017) — About 4,000 passengers in various seaports of Bicol were stranded after sea trips in the region were cancelled due to the weather disturbance brought by Tropical Depression Crising. Continue reading Thousands of passengers stranded due to Tropical Depression Crising

Thousands of passengers stranded due to Auring

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board tells transport operators to attend to the needs of affected passengers

MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 8, 2017) — Thousands of passengers were stranded after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) suspended several bus trips and port operations on Sunday, January 8, due to Tropical Depression Auring.  Continue reading Thousands of passengers stranded due to Auring

Coast Guard seizes P5-M shipment of shark parts, butanding tails

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The Philippine Coast Guard confiscates the illegal cargo in Zamboanga City

MANILA, Philippines (Sept. 10, 2016) — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Friday, September 9 seized around two tons of shark parts from a motor vessel in Zamboanga City.  Continue reading Coast Guard seizes P5-M shipment of shark parts, butanding tails

Coast guard studies Chevron liability in Batangas Bay oil leak

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OIL SPILL. Some 100 liters of bunker fuel is spilled into Batangas Bay by Chevron is loading at the the oil depot in San Pascual town. File photo of Batangas Bay courtesy of Ramón Velasquez/ Wiki Commons
About 100 liters of fuel spills into the bay while the oil firm is loading bunker fuel into the Sunrise Sampaguita vessel at its oil depot in San Pascual, Batangas

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 3, 2016) — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Wednesday, February 3, it is determining the fines to be imposed on Chevron for spilling oil into Batangas Bay.

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