Tubbataha sets April timetable
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Task Force Tubbataha targets removal of USS Guardian by April 9 Coast Guard commandant Rear Admiral Rodolfo Isorena said on Thursday. “The timetable is April but it will depend on sea and weather condition in the area,” he said. Isorena said Smit Borneo, a US government-commissioned crane barge, will remove piece by piece the 68-meter long minesweeper which ran aground Tubbataha Reef last Jan. 17 off Palawan coast.
Zurbano, J. E., & Pañares J. P. ( 2013, February 8). Tubbataha sets April timetable. Manila Standard, p. A3.
Protected areas; Coral reefs; Ships; Groundings; Cranes; Marine accidents; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Tubbataha Protected Areas Management Board (TPAMB); Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); US Navy; Isorena, Rodolfo; Abaya, Joseph; Carandang, Ricky; Evangelista, Enrico Efren; Aquino, Benigno III
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