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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

P10 million worth of smuggled sugar seized in Tawi-Tawi

The Coast Guard turned over Saturday to the Bureau of Customs an estimated P10 million worth of smuggled sugar seized from a boat rescued early this week off Tawi-Tawi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

5 rescued as boat sinks off CamSur town

PASACAO, Camarines Sur -- Three young girls aged 13, 14 and 15, together with two men in their 20s, were rescued at sea by coastal residents of Bgy. Dalupaon, here, after their motor-banca capsized and swept by big waves to the shores of the said coastal village. Chief Insp. Santos….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

9 dead as migrant boat sinks off Turkey

  ISTANBUL, Turkey – At least 9 migrants including 7 children died early Thursday, August 9, after their boat sank off the western coast of Turkey, local media reported. Four people were rescued by the Turkish coast guard after the boat destined for Greece and carrying mostly Iraqi migrants sank off ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

9 dead including children as migrant boat sinks off Turkey – report

ISTANBUL, Turkey – At least 9 migrants including 7 children died early Thursday, August 9, after their boat sank off the western coast of Turkey, local media reported. Four people were rescued by the Turkish coast guard after the boat destined for Greece and carrying mostly Iraqi migrants sank off ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

7 found dead, 8 missing from sunken boat off Malaysian border — PCG

Seven passengers of an ill-fated motorized temper boat were found dead while eight more persons remain missing from the sunken vessel near the Malaysian border, the Philippine Coast Guard said. 7 found dead, 8 missing from sunken boat off Malaysian border — PCG Seven passengers of an ill-fated motorized temper boat were found dead while… link: 7 found dead, 8 missing from sunken boat off Malaysian border — PCG.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

34 fishermen rescued off Palawan

At least 34 fishermen were rescued after their boat capsized off the waters of El Nido in Palawan on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

3 babies among 6 dead after boat sinks off Turkey coast

ANKARA, Turkey – Three babies were among 6 dead after a boat carrying 16 people en route to a Greek island capsized off the northwestern coast of Turkey, state media reported on Sunday, July 29. Nine people were rescued by the coastguard after the boat, which was illegally on its way ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Spain rescues nearly 500 migrants at sea in a single day

A man gives water to his child as they rest at the harbour of Tarifa on July 24, 2018, after an inflatable boat carrying 135 migrants was rescued by the Spanish coast guard in the Mediterranean. /.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Southeast Asia’s boating accidents

On July 5, a boat carrying 105 tourists made global headlines when it capsized off the coast of the popular Thai holiday destination, Phuket, killing 47 Chinese passengers. The Phoenix was caught in a storm on its way back from Koh Racha and was repeatedly battered by large waves, causing it to flood and list to one side, The Straits Times reported. Those on board donned life jackets and prepared the boat's inflatable life rafts, but while some were rescued, dozens remained missing. A long search of the area slowly yielded the bodies of those unaccounted for, some of them from within the sunken vessel, AFP reported. According to The Nation, thousands of Chinese tourists cancelle...Keep on reading: Southeast Asia’s boating accidents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Boat capsizes off Sorsogon, 21 rescued

LEGAZPI CITY - Disaster responders rescued 21 people before dawn Sunday after a motorized banca capsized in the waters off Sta. Magdalena town in Sorsogon province, an official of the Office of Civ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

3 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in Camarines Sur

PILI, Camarines Sur --- A motorized banca carrying a 12 family members capsized in Buhi Lake in Buhi town, Camarines Sur province Sunday night, according to a police report. The boat sank at around 8:15 p.m. at the middle of the lake in the vicinity of Barangay Buena and caused the passengers to fall into the water. As of this writing, the cause of the incident is not yet known. Seven people were rescued, while three died, including a 3-year-old boy. The fatalities were identified as Soledad Siocson, 58; Liza Siocson, 48; and Gabriel Bejerano, 3. Meanwhile, Joshua Bejerano, 12, and Jonas Menorca, 6, are still missing as of this writing. Search and rescue operations ...Keep on reading: 3 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in Camarines Sur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2018

Around 20 missing after boat capsizes off Thailand s Phuket

BANGKOK, Thailand –  Around 20 people are missing after a diving boat capsized in rough seas off the Thai tourist island of Phuket, an official at the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said late Thursday, July 5. The boat was carrying 90 passengers when it capsized. "Half of them were rescued, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

100 migrants feared dead off Libya

TRIPOLI — More than 100 migrants are feared dead after their boat capsized off the coast of Libya, the Libyan navy said. The navy also recovered the bodies of three children and rescued 16 others, Libyan navy spokesman Ayob Qassem told Xinhua. Their rubber boat was rickety and overcrowded, he added. According to one of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

2 fishermen rescued off Batanes

Two Filipino fishermen were rescued by a Taiwanese vessel off Batanes after their fishing boat encountered engine trouble at high sea. Lt. Col. Isagani Nato, spokesman of the military’s Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom), identified the rescued Filipino fishermen as Gilbert Dacaya and Romnick Rivera, both residents of Barangay Minabel, Camiguin Island, Cagayan Valley. Report said […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 20th, 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