Marina, PCG officials sacked
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Several officials of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) were relieved of their posts while investigation is underway for the deadly sea mishap in Iloilo-Guimaras Strait, according to Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade. During his visit to the wake of some of the fatalities in Iloilo province, Tugade announced the immediate suspension of PCG and Marina officials in Western Visayas. Suspended were Marina officials Iloilo Regional Director Rizal Victoria, Franchising Section officer Jose Venancio Vera Jr., Maritime Safety Service Division Chief Bernardo Pollo and Juliet Nacion.
Ayeng, R. (2019, August 9). Marina, PCG officials sacked. The Manila Times, p. A7.
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Personnel; Marine accidents; Capsizing; Maritime Industry Authority (Marina); Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Philippine Ports Authority (PPA); Tugade, Arthur; Vera, Jose Venancio Jr.; Pollo, Bernardo; Nacion, Juliet; Cinco, Perlita; Mercurio, Jolouvis; Mijares, John Eric; Hermogino, Elson; Vingson, Narciso Jr.; Duterte, Rodrigo; Go, Bong
- The Manila Times