Philippine Coast Guard

PCG Seizes 2.1 Million Pesos Worth of Smuggled Cigarettes in Dipolog City

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has seized approximately 2.1 million pesos worth of smuggled cigarettes at Galas Feeder Port in Dipolog City, yesterday, 20 February 2023. The confiscated goods, hidden inside rice bran bags, were detected with the help of the Coast Guard K9 Force. Moreover, the van (estimated market value of 1.2 million pesos)

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BRP Teresa Magbanua

PCG to Welcome U.S. VP Harris Onboard BRP Teresa Magbanua

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will welcome the United States (U.S.) Vice President Kamala Harris onboard BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701) in Puerto Princesa, Palawan on Tuesday, 22 November 2022. PCG Deputy Commandant for Operations, CG Vice Admiral Rolando Lizor Punzalan Jr, PCG District Palawan Commander, CG Captain Christopher Meniado, and BRP Teresa Magbanua (MRRV-9701)’s Skipper,

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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 country’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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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Supports the 2nd National Summit Against Child Labor and Exploitation of Children

Spearheaded by the World Vision Development Foundation, Inc., the event gathers stakeholders from the national government, local government units, the private sector, civil society organizations, non-government organizations, and youth groups. During the summit, the participants discuss insights and best practices in addressing child labor and the exploitation of children through human trafficking and online sexual

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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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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) joins the nation in celebrating the 59th Fish Conservation Week

By virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 176, the celebration intensifies awareness on the need to conserve and protect fisheries and aquatic resources. This year’s theme, “𝐏𝐚𝐠𝐤𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐚 𝐒𝐢𝐠𝐮𝐫𝐮𝐡𝐢𝐧, 𝐋𝐢𝐤𝐚𝐬 𝐊𝐚𝐲𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐤𝐬𝐲𝐨𝐧 𝐧𝐠 𝐈𝐬𝐝𝐚, 𝐈𝐬𝐮𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧,” centers on the campaign that echoes the administration’s priority to achieve food self-sufficiency by increasing local production and providing

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