PCG

PCG Successfully Rescues 3 Individuals from a Blazing Speed Boat in Zamboanga City

Three individuals were rescued by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) after their speed boat caught fire in the waters off Zamboanga City. According to the PCG, the speed boat named ‘Fadi Laminusa Express’ departed from Marias, Baliwasan Seaside, Zamboanga City for a sea trial. However, a fire broke out in the fuel tank and battery …

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navy support

PCG Welcomes U.S. Navy Support to Oriental Mindoro Oil Spill Response

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has welcomed the U.S. Navy’s support to the ongoing oil spill response operations in Oriental Mindoro. According to the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, the U.S. Navy will send Hydros Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), a working-class ROV with full manipulator arms, to augment oil containment and recovery solutions. The U.S. …

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HOARDING OF IMPORTED ONION AND GARLIC

PNP, BOC, And PCG Uncover Massive Hoarding of Imported Onion and Garlic Worth Php 135 Million

In a joint operation led by the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group – Anti-Transnational Crime Unit (CIDG-ATCU), along with the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), a massive hoarding of imported onion and garlic worth over Php135,000,000.00 was uncovered on Friday, February 17, 2023. The operation which began at 3:00 PM …

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Sec. Bautista Calls on PCG, PCGA to Work Together for the Filipino People

Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista on Saturday, 12 November 2022, called on the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary (PCGA) to work together to protect the countryโ€™s maritime interests but also bringing services closer to Filipinos during calamities. During the donning and oathtaking of newly appointed PCGA Executive Squadron, Secretary Bautista expressed the …

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National Marine Pollution Exercise

PCG Hosts First-Ever National Marine Pollution Exercise in Manila

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) hosts the ๐…๐ˆ๐‘๐’๐“-๐„๐•๐„๐‘ ๐๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐€๐‹ ๐Œ๐€๐‘๐ˆ๐๐„ ๐๐Ž๐‹๐‹๐”๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐ ๐„๐—๐„๐‘๐‚๐ˆ๐’๐„ (๐Œ๐€๐‘๐๐Ž๐‹๐„๐—) ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ in the vicinity waters off Manila Bay from 24 to 27 October 2022. According to PCG Commandant, CG Admiral Artemio M Abu, this initiative improves the country’s preparedness and capacity in combatting large-scale oil spillage at sea. Participating Coast Guard assets …

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PCG To Advocate Banning Single-Use Plastic Among Its Personnel

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will advocate banning single-use plastic among its personnel as one of its efforts to uphold marine environmental protection. PCG Spokesperson, CG Commodore Armando Balilo, shared the directive with the media during the National Maritime Week 2022 Press Conference spearheaded by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) today, 19 September 2022. According …

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PCG Introduced the First Ever Life Guard Training in Sta. Maria Davao Occidental

Coast Guard Substation Sta. Maria headed by CG PO2 Ronnie B Revamonte with the collaboration to Department of Tourism Sta. Maria initiated the 1st ever Water Search and Rescue (WASAR) and Life Guard Training to the Tourism Sectors of Sta. Maria, Davao Occidental at Pabnors Beach Resort on September 01, 2022. CGS Davao Occidental Station …

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Maritime Domain Awareness Activities

NSA, PCG Conduct Maritime Domain Awareness Activities In West Philippine Sea

National Security Adviser (NSA), Dr. Clarita Carlos, and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted maritime domain awareness activities in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) on 17 August 2022. From Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Dr. Carlos boarded the PCG’s Cessna Caravan plane to Pag-asa Island. Deputy Chief of Coast Guard Staff for Human Resource Management, CG …

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PCG in Surigao Del Norte

PCG in Surigao Del Norte Searches for a Missing Fisherman at Vicinity Waters Off Bacuag

Coast Guard Station (CGS) Surigao del Norte headed by the Station Commander CDR ELAINE R PANGILINAN PCG responded to a reported incident involving a fisherman who accidentally fell from his pumpboat and went on missing since 29 May 2021. At around 7:00 oโ€™clock in the morning of 30 May 2021, Coast Guard Station Surigao del …

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