The Philippines: Coast Guard Sub-Station Liminangcong Apprehends Tug Vessel

The personnel of Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Liminangcong have apprehended a motor tug vessel in Palawan for several maritime violations last Friday, 19 July.

In a routine vessel inspection, CGSS Liminangcong discovered that Capt. Artemio P. Seno of M/Tug Joy 92 failed to accomplish the Master’s Declaration of Safety Departure (MDSD) and for leaving port without clearance from the PCG.

CGSS Liminangcong issued an Inspection Enforcement Apprehension Report (IEAR) and advised the owner/operator of M/Tug Joy 92 to rectify its violations on HPCG MC 05-12 and HPCG MC 07-12 within seven days at the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Extension Office in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

The accomplished Maritime Violation Report (MVR) was forwarded to MARINA-Palawan for jurisdiction.

The 188.89GT vessel is owned by ACG Joy Express Liner with business address at 1st Street, Happy Valler, V. Rama Avenue, Cebu City. M/Tug Joy 92 was enroute to Cebu when it was apprehended by the Coast Guard.

Press Release, July 29, 2013