2 weeks Coast Guard cited for safe passage of some 80,000 vessels along Mactan Channel MB
Cebu 1st District Rep. Eduardo “Eddie” Gullas cited Saturday, Oct. 10, the efforts of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to continuously ensure safe and orderly passage of some 80,000 vessels through the Mactan Channel annually. The chairperson of the House Committee on Land Use said with the PCG’s installation of its Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS), it has reduced the risk of  ship collision disasters in the Mactan Channel. “There’s no question that passenger as well as cargo vessels are now moving in and out of the Port of Cebu in a safer way owing to the PCG’s VTMS,” ... more