GUNNEX for Oto Melara ships

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The Philippine Navy scheduled two separate gunnery exercises (GUNNEX) for ships armed with Oto Melara 76mm guns. As per Notice to Mariners (NOTAM) 072-2013, BRP Emilio Jacinto (PS-35) will conduct an exercise, explicitly for its main weapon, on 24 July 2013 off La Monja Island in Bataan. NOTAM 074-2013, on the other hand, announced a […]

Navy 2012 drydock cycle begins

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The Philippine Navy drydock cycle for 2012 started on the first week of January as the service published P49M worth of bid invitations.

 Ship  Authorized Budget for Contract  Details BRP Magat Salamat (PS 20) PHP 24,500,000.00 Reference Number 1700736 Procuring Entity AFP – BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE Solicitation Number GHQ BAC1-PB-003-PN-11 Trade Agreement Implementing Rules […]

BRP Apolinario Mabini apprehends Chinese poachers

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The 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.  The 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 […]

Jacinto weapons test

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BRP 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).

BRP Apolinario Mabini to test its weapons

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The BRP Apolinario Mabini (PS-36) will be conducting a weapons test off the coast of Arena Island, Palawan. Details are available on the following Notice to Mariners (NOTAM)

Notice To Mariners No. 180-2011 Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1. Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite NOCB-0911-014

2. The […]