Posts Tagged Philippine Coast Guard

PCG boosts recruitment to strengthen PH maritime security

Marje Pelayo   •   September 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is continuously recruiting to achieve the ideal number of 72,000 personnel in order to fully execute its mandate of protecting the country’s 36,000...

PCG remains on heightened alert as Typhoon Kiko threatens Northern Luzon

Robie de Guzman   •   September 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) remains on heightened alert to provide immediate assistance to residents who may be affected by the possible onslaught of Typhoon Kiko (international...

PCG deploys teams to help in evacuation, rescue ops amid onslaught of ‘Jolina’

Robie de Guzman   •   September 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Wednesday said its District NCR-Central Luzon has activated its deployable response groups to support local government units in the possible conduct...

Laroya named new PH Coast Guard chief

Robie de Guzman   •   September 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Vice Admiral Leopoldo Laroya as the next commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the agency announced Wednesday. In a statement, the...

US, PH Coast Guards conduct joint maritime drill in Subic

Robie de Guzman   •   September 1, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) have conducted a joint maritime exercise at the waters off Subic Bay, Zambales on Tuesday,...

PCG nabs 2 riders delivering illegal drugs to isolation hotel in Taguig

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 20, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Thursday intercepted two separate packages containing illegal drugs set to be delivered to an isolation hotel in Bonifacio Global City (BGC),...

29 crew members of sea vessel test positive for COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A sea vessel is currently anchored in Bauan Bay, Batangas after 29 of its crew members tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to the Philippine Coast...

AFP, PNP, PCG ink deal to boost operations vs terrorism, insurgency

Robie de Guzman   •   July 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Friday signed a tripartite accord that seeks to...

PCG warns mariners not to venture into rough seas amid bad weather

Marje Pelayo   •   July 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) warned mariners to refrain from venturing into sea as weather and sea conditions remain unsafe for travel. The warning came after reported...

PCG in S. Mindanao orders intensified patrols vs. illegal entry of travelers from Indonesia

Marje Pelayo   •   July 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Southern Mindanao recently ordered its station, sub-stations, floating assets, and operational control (OPCON) units to carry out intensified monitoring and regular...

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