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TweetThe Philippine Navy has P33M worth of drydocking contracts up for grabs in the 4th quarter of 2011. The following two patrol gun boats and tanker are due for maintenance. All bids are due to close on December 20, 2011. Ship Authorized Budget for Contract (ABC) Details BRP Ismael Lumibao (PG-383) P7,500,000 PhilGEPS entry #1670019 […]

TweetAfter a mere two-and-a-half years as BRP Pag-asa, the presidential yacht is due to be re-christened as the BRP Ang Pangulo this month. In a statement to the Philippine Star, Philippine Navy spokesman LTC Omar Tonsay announced that the renaming ceremony would take place on December 14, and would coincide with the commissioning of PF-15 […]

TweetThe Philippine Daily Inquirer reported that the BRP Apolinario Mabini (PS-36), a Jacinto class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), apprehended five Chinese national for illegal fishing. ┬áThe five were spotted on a speedboat 1.5 nautical miles from the coastal village of Ramos, Balabac and were captured after a chase. Five live and three dead marine turtles […]

TweetThe Philippine Star reported that the BRP Jose Loor (PG-390), an Andrada class patrol gun boat, rescued 4 officers and 17 crew members of a cargo vessel that had been drifting off the waters of Misamis Oriental for 3 days. The vessel, the M/V Richard Rey, is owned by Cebu-based Fortune Sea Carrier, Inc. For […]

TweetThe largest locally-built navy vessel has arrived in Metro Manila. The BU-346, provisionally named “BRP Tagbanua” arrived from the Philippine Iron Construction & Marine Works (PICMW) shipyard on a voyage that also served as its sea trial. According to AFP sources, the results were deemed satisfactory. This vessel commissioned later this month, long with BRP […]

TweetThe Philippine Navy reported that BRP Leovigildo Gantioque (PG-384), an Andrada Class patrol gunboat, apprehended a suspicious watercraft, identified as M/L Lady Luck, in the waters off Parang, Sulu with a cargo of illegally cut lumber. Subsequent inspection of the cargo at the pier of Jolo by representatives of DENR-Sulu and PN Naval Task Force […]

TweetBRP Felix Apolinario (PG-395), an Andrada class patrol gunboat, will be conducting a gunnery exercise off Surigao del Norte. Details are available on the following Coast Guard Notice to Mariners (NOTAM): Notice To Mariners No. 206-2011 Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that: 1. Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite […]

TweetBRP Emilio Jacinto (PS-35), a Jacinto class OPV, will be conducting a naval gun test firing off Bataan. Details are available on the following Coast Guard Notice to Mariners (NOTAM).

TweetBRP Anastacio Cacayorin (PG-387) , an Andrada class patrol gunboat, will be conducting a gunnery exercise off Bataaan. Details are available on the following Coast Guard Notice to Mariners (NOTAM): Notice To Mariners No. 200-2011 Wednesday, 02 November 2011 16:44 Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that: 1. Reference: Philippine […]

TweetBRP Rajah Humabon (PF-11), an ex-USN Cannon class destroyer escort that currently serves as a Frigate in the PN, will be conducting a gunnery exercise off Palawan. Details are available on the following Coast Guard Notice to Mariners (NOTAM). Notice To Mariners No. 201-2011 Wednesday, 02 November 2011 16:48 Notice is hereby given to all […]