Ilocos Norte fishers alerted against rough seas as ‘Carina’ intensifies

LAOAG CITY, July 31 (PNA) — Disaster authorities in Ilocos Norte on Sunday warned fisherfolks not to venture into the seas due to expected rough to very rough conditions in the northern and eastern seaboards of Luzon brought by tropical storm ‘Carina’. As of this posting, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) […]

949 passengers stranded in various ports nationwide due to ‘Carina’

MANILA, July 31 (PNA) — Passengers stranded in various ports nationwide due to severe tropical storm ‘Carina’ have decreased to 949, the Philippine Coast Guard said Sunday. These include 192 rolling cargoes, 8 vessels and 1 motor banca. A rundown of those stranded include: COAST GUARD DISTRICT BICOL- 69 covering the ff ports of: Port […]

Joint Statement on the incident involving a Philippine MCS Patrol vessel and Taiwanese Fishing vessels east of Balintang Island, May 10, 2013

We received a report that on May 9, 2013, MCS 3001 jointly manned by elements of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Philippines Coast Guard (PCG), encountered four foreign fishing vessels within Philippine Archipelagic waters.