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Coast Guard on full alert for holiday season

In anticipation of the exodus of passengers during the holidays, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has placed all its operating units nationwide on full alert. "The Philippine Coast Guard is prepared for the expected influx of passengers…

Coast Guard braces for Typhoon Mangkhut

Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant Admiral Elson Hermogino has directed all district commanders in Northern and Central Luzon to ensure that all assets and personnel are ready to respond during emergency situations, especially since a…

Coast Guard Western Visayas on heightened alert

All ports in Western Visayas have been placed on heightened alert following the bombings in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat and port of Masbate, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in the region. PCG Western Visayas spokesperson Lt.…

Gov’t allots P3.8-B for Coast Guard upgrade

The Duterte administration is allocating P3.8 billion to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) for the purchase of new ships, patrol boats, firearms and other equipment, according to Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’…

PCG rescues boat captain in Camarines Norte

The Coast Guard Station (CGS) in Camarines Norte on Monday rescued the captain of a capsized motorboat on the day he went missing in the waters off Barangay Masalong-salong, Mercedes, Camarines Norte on April 1 Rey Caro, a 48-year-old…