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2 fishing boats capsize off CamSur

LEGAZPI  , Philippines  — Four persons were rescued while one remained missing after two fishing boats capsized off Camarines Sur amid inclement weather on F.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 13th, 2018

2 dead as fishing boats capsize off Tawi-Tawi

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Two fishermen died and 71 others were rescued when their boats capsized off the waters of Mapun island in Tawi-Tawi  on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

BFAR-2 distributes fiberglass boats to fisherfolk

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 18 (PIA)- -The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatice Resources (BFAR) in the Cagayan Valley Regionhas distributed a total of 964 fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) fishing b.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

BFAR-2 distributes fiberglass boats to fisherfolk

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 18 (PIA)- -The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatice Resources (BFAR) in the Cagayan Valley Regionhas distributed a total of 964 fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) fishing b.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

PH fishermen call on gov t to crack down on foreign poachers

Fishermen from Subic, Zambales, prepare their boats for another fishing trip to Scarborough Shoal. (INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON/Allan Macatuno) Filipino fishermen have called on government to be tougher.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Dumagats get livelihood assistance from BFAR

DIVILACAN, Isabela,June 14 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in the Cagayan Valley Region recently turned-over at least 10-fiberglass boats and other fishing paraphernalia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

3 boats apprehended for illegal fishing in Masbate

THE PHILIPPINE Coast Guard Station (CGS) in Masbate apprehended three fishing boats in San Pascual, Masbate on April 27 for illegal fishing. The PCG reported on Sunday that the CGS-Masbate’s Maritime Law Enforcement team caught the boats’ crew using fine mesh net with active gear, locally known as ‘zipper,’ which is prohibited under the Philippine […] The post 3 boats apprehended for illegal fishing in Masbate appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

14 Viet fishermen arrested for poaching in Occidental Mindoro

Fourteen Vietnamese fishermen have been arrested by authorities for poaching in the waters off Occidental Mindoro, police saidThursday.   Supt. Imelda Tolentino, spokesperson of Mimaropa regional police, said in a report that the fishermen were arrested after two fishing vessels were spotted by authorities in a seaborne patrolat around1 a.m.in Paluan townon Wednesday.   The operation was launched by Paluan Municipal Station, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mimaropa, 76th Infantry Battalion and Bantay Dagat of Paluan.   The two boats had seven crew each and were only identified as Long, Huy, Twan, Teo, Quang, Minh, Phu, Huang, Binh, Tua, ...Keep on reading: 14 Viet fishermen arrested for poaching in Occidental Mindoro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

50 fiberglass boats, fishing gears given to Sarangani fishermen 

COTABATO CITY: Some 50 fiberglass boats and 50 sets of fishing gears worth P5.2 million were turned over by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to the fishermen in Kiamba, Sarangani as part of his “Biyaheng Bukid” program. Kiamba is one of the richest in Tuna production where fishermen there supply big volume of catch to the different fish canneries in… link: 50 fiberglass boats, fishing gears given to Sarangani fishermen .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

3 rescued, 1 missing in CamSur rough seas

LEGAZPI CITY: Three boatmen were rescued while one was reported missing after their two motorized banca (small boats) capsized on the rough seas of Caramoan, Camarines Sur on Friday. State weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric and Geophysical Administration (Pag-asa) had warned Bicol officials, disaster responders and the public to be on guard for possible massive flooding… link: 3 rescued, 1 missing in CamSur rough seas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Foreign ship rescues 4 Pinoy fishermen off West PH sea

SAN ESTEBAN, Ilocos Sur -- An international ship rescued four Filipino fishermen on high seas off West Philippine sea while two others are still missing when their fishing boats capsized after being hit by big waves on Friday. The local police identified the rescued fishermen as Reggie Quintinita, Rey Quintinita,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

Fuel is a problem for Iloilo provincial government

THE ILOILO provincial government has been seeing tight fuel supply due to the lack of participants in the bidding process. For more than a week now, the Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force has been forced to temporarily suspend operations against illegal fishing because there is not enough fuel for the patrol boats. Raul N. Banias, […] The post Fuel is a problem for Iloilo provincial government appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 27th, 2017

Navy stops Panatag patrol

BOLINAO, Pangasinan --- The Navy has stopped sending patrols to the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal to ease tension with China, the national security adviser, Hermogenes Esperon Jr., said here last week. "We do not send Navy ships to the area anymore. We send only the Philippine Coast Guard and fishing boats there so the Chinese no longer harass you there," Esperon told fishermen when he led the distribution of fishing boats, gear and equipment for the fishing communities of this western Pangasinan town on Friday. But Esperon also encouraged the fishermen to report to authorities any experience of bullying from the Chinese, "so we would know what to do." "It's just Coast Guard t...Keep on reading: Navy stops Panatag patrol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017

BFAR-6 extends P300-M aid to Yolanda victims

THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR6) has extended a total of P300 million worth of assistance to typhoon Yolanda-affected fisherfolks in Western Visayas since 2013. BFAR-6 Regional Director Remia Aparri said the assistance came in the form of patrol boats, fishing gears, fishing equipment, and fishing materials, among others. “We will complete all […] The post BFAR-6 extends P300-M aid to Yolanda victims appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017

11 fishermen missing in Camarines Norte

LEGAZPI CITY -- At least 11 fishermen on board three fishing boats were reported missing on Thursday off the waters of Mercedes town in Camarines Norte province, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol region revealed on Friday. A report from the OCD, citing the Mercedes Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO), said two groups left Mercedes on Wednesday while the other sailed on Monday. A search and rescue operation had been scheduled this Friday as the weather improved a day after tropical storm "Salome" traversed over Bicol. The OCD identified the missing fishermen as Joel Ongog, Raymond Abalao, Jonathan Arcilla, Joseph Ferrer, Joey Todenio, Leonard...Keep on reading: 11 fishermen missing in Camarines Norte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017

Typhoon ‘Gorio’ leaves 3 Bataan villages under 5 feet of water

HERMOSA, Bataan: Three barangay (villages) here on Sunday were submerged in flood waters up to five feet deep because of heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon or habagat and aggravated by Typhoon Gorio. Barangay Almacen is under five-foot deep waters while Barangay Daungan and Barangay Pulo are under two-foot deep flood waters. Fishing boats [...].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 30th, 2017

Opinion: Thinking Beyond Politics -- Victor C. Manhit: "Fishing and the Future of the West Philippine Sea"

From afar, the West Philippine Sea looks like a blue surface extending into the horizon. Peer closer, however, and an observer cannot miss the fishing boats and trawlers plying their trade in one of the world's most fertile, vibrant, and vulnerable marine areas......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 18th, 2017

Masbate gov forms 'Oplan Sagip Karagatan' vs illegal fishing boats

Masbate gov forms 'Oplan Sagip Karagatan' vs illegal fishing boats.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2017

Plate numbers for fishing boats proposed

Plate numbers for fishing boats proposed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 13th, 2017

Small vessels warned of rough seas as ‘Nina’ exits PAR

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on Tuesday still issued gale warnings to prevent fishing boats and small ve.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2016

4 pump boats bound for Dumaguete nearly capsize; all passengers safe

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Dec) –  Four pump boats loaded with passengers bound for Dumaguete City from Villanueva town in Misamis Oriental on Friday nearly capsized due to rough seas and strong winds, a rescue official said Saturday. A.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 17th, 2016