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Retrieval of grounded PH navy ship ongoing

MALACAÑANG sees “no problem” with China when the Philippines extricates the navy warship that ran aground on a shoal in the disputed South China Sea. The BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) was stranded on Wednesday evening at the Hasa-Hasa Shoal, internationally known as Half Moon Shoal, located near the hotly….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalAug 31st, 2018

Authorities retrieve grounded PH Navy ship

Authorities retrieve grounded PH Navy ship.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

PH military capable of retrieving grounded Navy ship

MANILA, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Saturday, September 1, that it is capable of retrieving Philippine Navy warship BRP Gregorio Del Pilar which ran aground at Hasa-Hasa (Half Moon) Shoal in the South China Sea. AFP Spokesman Colonel Noel Detoyato confirmed this in a press briefing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

China in talks with Philippines on recovery of grounded frigate amid sea feud

China on Friday said it is in talks with the Philippines on matters related to the retrieval of a Philippine navy frigate that ran aground in the contested South China Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Retrieval ops for PH Navy ship underway

Retrieval ops for PH Navy ship underway.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

China in talks with Philippines on recovery of grounded frigate amid sea feud

China on Friday said it is in talks with the Philippines on matters related to the retrieval of a Philippine navy frigate that ran aground in the contested South China Sea. Source link link: China in talks with Philippines on recovery of grounded frigate amid sea feud.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Palace dismisses possible Chinese interference on grounded Navy ship

Malacañang allayed fears of China’s possible actions while the Philippines is retrieving BRP Gregorio del Pilar, which has ran aground near Hasa-Hasa Shoal in the West Philippine Sea. Source link link: Palace dismisses possible Chinese interference on grounded Navy ship.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbor

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark --- A Norwegian Navy frigate was rammed by a tanker while it was docked in a harbor on the country's west coast Thursday, the military said. The crew of 127 was evacuated amid fears the ship will sink.   Seven people on the KNM Helge Instad were slightly injured when the accident occurred at 4 a.m. in Sture, north of Bergen. The military said the ship, which had recently taken part in the vast NATO drill Trident Juncture, is taking on water.   Eirik Walle, with Norway's rescue center, told Norwegian news agency NTB that the collision caused an opening in the frigate's hull and "it is taking in more water than they can pump...Keep on reading: Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

US Navy chief says US, China to ‘meet more and more on high seas’

Chief of US Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson said on Tuesday the United States and China “will meet each other more and more on the high seas” after a Chinese warship came close to a US ship in the disputed South China Sea. Source link link: US Navy chief says US, China to ‘meet more and more on high seas’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Indian warship in Manila for goodwill visit

An Indian Navy ship has docked in Manila for a four-day goodwill visit that aims to enhance and strengthen the relationship between the two countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

BRP Davao del Sur may visit Japan on November – PHL Navy

The Philippine Navy’s landing dock ship BRP Davao del Sur (LD-602) may sail to Japan this November on a goodwill visit. Source link link: BRP Davao del Sur may visit Japan on November – PHL Navy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Five men and the sea: Marlin sinks Filipino fishing boat

This handout photo taken on Oct 8, 2018 shows a makeshift bamboo raft lashed together by five Philippine fishermen, whose boat was sunk by a marlin, during their rescue by the US Navy ship USS Wall Source link link: Five men and the sea: Marlin sinks Filipino fishing boat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Five men and the sea: Marlin sinks Filipino fishing boat

This handout photo taken on Oct 8, 2018 shows a makeshift bamboo raft lashed together by five Philippine fishermen, whose boat was sunk by a marlin, during their rescue by the US Navy ship USS Wall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

US Navy ship rescues stranded Filipino fishermen in West Philippine Sea

A United States Navy vessel came to the rescue of five Filipino fishermen who have been adrift in the West Philippine Sea for five days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

US will step up FONOPs

After the “close encounter of the unsafe kind” last week between US Navy destroyer USS Decatur and Chinese destroyer Lanzhou during a freedom of navigation operation (FONOP) conducted by the American ship in the vicinity of Gaven Reef in the Spratlys, the US Pacific Fleet is drafting a classified proposal for a series of operations involving warships, combat aircraft and troops to show that the United States has the power and the capability to counter any opponent on any front......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Damaged BRP Gregorio Del Pilar to Be Operational Soon

Efforts are underway to ensure that the frigate, BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15), which was damaged after it ran aground at the Hasa-Hasa (Half-Moon) Shoal on Aug. 29, is made operational at the soonest time, Philippine Navy (PN) spokesperson said. “It is being targeted that the ship will be restored to its operational status soonest,” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Philippine Navy ship makes historic 1st port call in Russia

A Philippine Navy unit made historyon Mondayby completing the country's first-ever port call in Russia. The 440-man contingent from Naval Task Force 87, aboard the strategic sealift vessel BRP Tarlac, arrivedon Mondayafternoon at the Russian Pacific Fleet's headquarters in Vladivostok. According to Capt. Florante Gagua, Naval TF 87 chief, the contingent was warmly welcomed by the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Adm. Vladimir Koroley, and were gifted with flowers as well as bread and salt by Russian ladies clad in their national costume. The gesture of giving bread and salt is a Russian ceremonial welcome particularly for important, respected or admired guests. The...Keep on reading: Philippine Navy ship makes historic 1st port call in Russia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Philippine Navy ship arrives in Russia

A Philippine Navy (PN) contingent on a historic five-day goodwill visit finally set foot on this port city yesterday morning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Chinese, Japanese Coast Guard Ships ‘Escort’ New PH Navy Ship

The BRP Tarlac (LD-601), one of the Philippine Navy’s two newest and largest sealift vessel, was met and escorted by Chinese and Japanese coast guard vessels last Sept. 24 as it sails near a disputed group of islands in the Pacific Ocean on its way to Vladivostok, Russia. This was disclosed by Naval Task Force […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Air exercises held on Navy ship bound for Russia

As this navy landing ship made its way out of Philippine waters en route to Vladivostok, its support helicopter made a series of takeoff and touch-down exercises in the vicinity of Panatag Shoal and Bolinao early yesterday morning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Philippines Navy ship sets off for Russia

A Philippine Navy (PN) contingent, accompanied by a select group of journalists, began yesterday its 10-day voyage to Vladivostok in Russia on board this ship in what officials described as a demonstration of the Duterte administration’s foreign policy of being “friend to all, enemy to none.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018