4 months Motor banca operations in Iloilo-Guimaras resume Manilatimes
THE Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has lifted the indefinite suspension of the motor banca operations in Iloilo-Guimaras route, which was suspended after the sea tragedy that claimed at least 31 lives on August 3. In a memorandum dated August 13, Regional Director Jose Venancio Vero Jr. told all concerned operators the suspension was lifted but subject to a listed conditions. Based on the orders of Marina Officer in Charge-Administrator Narciso Vingzon Jr., the memo said the lifting of the suspension was to ease the struggles of the stranded passengers in Guimaras.
It also said motor banca operators must ... more