Ship feared to worsen coral damage
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Efforts are underway to remove a Panamanian-registered cargo vessel from a shoal off a town in Cebu province after it ran aground there and damaged at least three hecrares of coral reefs. Agapito Bibat, Philippine Coast Guard Cebu station commander, said the cargo vessel MV Belle Rose could cause more damage to the Monad Shoal, off Malapascua Island in Daanbantayan town, if it was not removed from the area, a famous dive spot.
Padayhag, M. (2016, June 18). Ship feared to worsen coral damage. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A8.
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