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6 rescued from ill-fated boat

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel here rescued six persons after their pump boat suffered mechanical trouble morning of Jan 12, 2018 in the island barangay of Olotayan. Lt. Commander Micheal Andag, PCG-Roxas station commander based in Brgy. Culasi here, said Joel Soriano of North Panay Pilot has informed them that Ovelyn […] The post 6 rescued from ill-fated boat appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianJan 12th, 2018

Father and son rescued at sea

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A father and his son were rescued after their fishing boat capsized early Thursday morning due to strong winds. According to Jhonny Legarda, 58, of Brgy. Dayhagan Aroroy, Masbate, he and his Given Legarda were fishing when the boat was hit by strong winds brought by Tropical Depression Domeng. The motor […] The post Father and son rescued at sea appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Refugee baby inspires French Eurovision quest

Mercy was born in March 2017 on the Aquarius, the vessel which rescued her Nigerian mother as she attempted the perilous crossing from Libya to seek a new life in Europe. Like so many before, the people smugglers had little regard for their human cargo and the boat she sailed on soon began to sink. Madame Monsieur --- Emilie Satt, 29, and Jean-Karl Lucas, 35 --- were rehearsing in the studio when they saw a photo of the just born Mercy on Twitter. "We were really moved by this story; we wanted to put into music the feelings it inspired in us," they told AFP in an interview. Then when they were chosen to represent France at this year's Eurovision contest in Lisbon, "We kne...Keep on reading: Refugee baby inspires French Eurovision quest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Coast Guard Rescues 20 Passengers of Capsized Motor Boat in Samar

Philippine Coast Guard stationed in Catbalogan City rescued a sinking motor boat en route to Catbalogan City from the municipality of Daram, Samar, April 13. The said vessel was loaded with 20 passengers including children aged one to four years old. Abegail Varona, one of the passengers, said big waves hit and destroyed parts of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

Coast Guard rescues 14 people from sunken boat in Palawan

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)on Monday rescued 14 people after the motor banca they were riding on sank off Hidden Beach in El Nido, Palawan. In a statement, the PCG said a search-and-rescue team from Coast Guard Station El Nido was dispatched to the area on Sunday, April 8, and rescued 10 passengers and four crew members who were stranded on the beach. All of the passengers on board the motor banca were all safe and accounted for. The boat, "Tame Boy," was already submerged when the rescue team arrived. On interrogation, the boat's captain said that his crew dropped anchor due to rough seas. "The anchor line was cutthat made the boat to drift near the rocky shore a...Keep on reading: Coast Guard rescues 14 people from sunken boat in Palawan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

Bianca Manalo recalls boat mishap in Antique

MANILA, Philippines – Almost a week after the boat mishap in Antique, former beauty queen and actress Bianca Manalo returned to Manila and shared details of the experience she went through. On Thursday, March 29, Bianca, along with actress Ehra Madrigal and a few other companions were rescued after the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Boat sinks off Camarines Sur; one missing

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines —A fisherman was reported missing while three others were rescued after a motorized banca capsized in the waters off Lagonoy, Camar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

Boat capsizes in Cagayan; woman drowns, 9 others rescued

TUGUEGARAO CITY-A 60-year-old woman drowned after a motor boat capsizedon Thursdayafternoon (Feb. 1) in the waters off San Vicente village in Santa Ana town, Cagayan province.   Atanacia Unarce was the lone fatality, said Ensign Joel Nieva of the Philippine Coast Guard-Aparri naval station. Nine of her relatives were rescued by local fishermen.   They were crossing the sea on their way home to the towns of Lasam and Gattaran, when the boat was struck by strong waves, he said....Keep on reading: Boat capsizes in Cagayan; woman drowns, 9 others rescued.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2018

Around 1,400 migrants rescued in Med, 2 bodies recovered

ROME, Italy – Some 1,400 migrants were pulled to safety in the Mediterranean on Tuesday, January 16, while rescuers recovered two lifeless bodies from boats attempting the perilous crossing, Italy's coast guard said. The Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms said it had come to the aid of an overcrowded boat ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Brothers rescued after seven days at sea

TWO fishermen from Iloilo were rescued after floating for seven days on the waters of Palawan. Brothers Reyland Fernandez, 24, and Reynilo, 22, both residents of Barangay Baguingin, Tigbauan town, were rescued by the crew of a fishing boat in Puerto Princesa, Palawan afternoon of Jan 6, 2018. The two were reported missing after they […] The post Brothers rescued after seven days at sea appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

Boat sinks off Tawi-Tawi; 60 rescued

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued 60 persons from a passenger boat that capsized in the waters off Bongao, Tawi-Tawi on Wednesda.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Ferry boat sinks; 4 dead, 88 missing, 166 rescued

MANILA -- An inter-island ferry with 258 passengers and crew, including Christmas holiday travelers, sank Thursday after being battered by fierce winds and big waves off the country's northeast,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

60 rescued after motor launch boat drifts off Tawi-Tawi

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued 60 people after a motor launch (ML) boat drifted in a shallow area off Tawi-Tawi, the agency reportedon Thursday. A total of 60 passengers and crew were rescued after ML Nurhidzra drifted off Bongao, Tawi-Tawi last Wednesday. According to the advisory of PCG, the saved passengers were brought to the vicinity waters of Sitio Subah, Manangkay by the search and rescue team of Coast Guard Station (CGS). The CGS Bongaom, the report said, received a call from Capt. Muhsin Durje Amil stating that ML Nurhidzra encountered a "steering casualty" that led to the drift. "ML Nurhidzra incurred damages to her port side freeboard causing her to take ...Keep on reading: 60 rescued after motor launch boat drifts off Tawi-Tawi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Australian luxury sailing boat shipwrecked in Dinagat

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Dec) – The luxury yacht used by the three Australians rescued off Siargao Island over the weekend was found shipwrecked in Dinagat Islands after its occupants abandoned ship reportedly because of Tropical Storm “Urduja”. S/V Katerina, an 18-meter long Camper & Nicholson registered in Sydney, was found with no crew […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

3 missing fishermen rescued off Pangasinan

INFANTA, Pangasinan , Philippines  —  Three local fishermen, who were earlier reported missing after their boat capsized, were  rescued in the waters off Agn.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

3 missing Pangasinan fishermen found

DAGUPAN CITY ---(Updated) Three Pangasinan fishermen, who were earlier reported missing in the West Philippine Sea, have been rescued by Agno town fishermenon Sunday, according to Cato village chief Charlito Maniago of Infanta town.   Roy Mas, Diosdado Gumtang and Ariel Gumtang were found around7 a.m.not far from where their boat sank on Dec. 8, according to Maniago.   The three fishermen were part of a five-man crew of the fishing boat MB Vanze Allen which sailed to the West Philippine Sea on Dec. 5.   The boat was battered by huge waves and sank about 30 nautical miles west of Infanta.   Two of the boat's crew members, Felipe Arabis and Aleja...Keep on reading: 3 missing Pangasinan fishermen found.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

6 Chinese nationals rescued off Puerto Galera

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Wednesday, November 1, rescued 9 persons, including 6 Chinese nationals, whose boat sank off Sabang in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro.  The motor boat King Jonel capsized some 200 meters off the coast of Sabang, but the passengers were all safe, the PCG reported ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

31 rescued as boat sinks off Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY  , Philippines  —   Thirty-one fishermen were rescued by personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) after their boat capsized off the coast.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 15th, 2017

Houston floods spark chaos, much more rain to come

p id="ext-gen4563"> HOUSTON, USA (UPDATED) – Massive flooding unleashed by deadly monster storm Harvey left Houston – the fourth-largest city in the United States – increasingly isolated Sunday, August 27, as its airports and highways shut down and residents were rescued from their inundated homes by boat. The city's two main airports ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 28th, 2017

5 dead, 44 rescued after boat capsizes in Romblon

MANILA, Philippines — A motorboat capsized Friday south of the Philippine capital, killing five people, the Coast Guard said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2017

5 dead, 44 rescued after boat capsizes in Philippines - The Courier-Express

5 dead, 44 rescued after boat capsizes in Philippines - The Courier-Express.....»»

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