DOTr chief suspends PCG, Marina execs over Iloilo mishap
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Officials of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) in Western Visayas were relieved following last week’s sea tragedy at the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait that killed 31 people. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered the relief of Cmdr. Perlita Cinco, PCG commander in Iloilo and Cmdr. Jolouvis Mercurio in Guimaras. PCG personnel Joe Luviz Mercurio, Felixberto Salibio Jr., Chief Petty Officer Felixberto Salibio Jr. and Seaman First Class Ricky John Eric Mijares were also relieved from their posts.
Mercurio, R., Ramirez, R., Villanueva, R., Lazaro, R. E., & Santos, R. (2019, August 9). DOTr chief suspends PCG, Marina execs over Iloilo mishap. The Philippine Star, pp. 1, 8.
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Personnel; Management; Marine accidents; Marine transportation; Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Maritime Industry Authority (Marina); Tugade, Arthur; Cinco, Perlita; Mercurio, Jolouvis; Mercurio, Joe Luviz; Salibio, Felixberto Jr.; Victoria, Rizal; Nacional, Juliet; Veron, Jose Venancio Jr.; Pollo, Bernardo; Hermogino, Elson
- The Philippine Star