Coast Guard salvages engine freight ship; no losses detailed

On Friday morning, November 29, the Motor Barge Tamban was towed "securely" by the PCG-7 salvage vessel, Hezel
On Friday morning, November 29, the Motor Barge Tamban was towed "securely" by the PCG-7 salvage vessel

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TALISAY CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) saved an engine scow off the bank of Sibulan after it was carted away by colossal waves early morning of Thursday, November 28, 2019.

On Friday morning, November 29, the Motor Barge Tamban was towed "securely" by the PCG-7 salvage vessel, BRP Suluan, at the Dapitan Bay in Zamboanga del Norte.

As per Lieutenant Junior Grade Michael Encina, representative of the PCG-7, examination uncovered that the Motor Barge Tamban docked at the Sibulan port in Negros Oriental about 7:30 p.m. of November 26.

However, the grapple of Tamban was hauled by solid flows in the said region.

"The scow was floating for very nearly two days when they had the option to call PCG for help at 2 a.m. of 28 November 2019," said the PCG-7 out of an announcement.

The MRRV 4406, which was docked in Cagayan de Oro City, promptly continued to the territory which was around 120 nautical miles away.

They had the option to contact the engine freight ship at around 6:30 a.m. on November 28, Thursday.

Tamban is as of now docked at the Dapitan Bay while the four safeguarded group have been given restorative consideration.

Encina said the cargoes of the engine canal boat are verified.

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