Sea trips resume in parts of Luzon, Visayas
MANILA, Philippines – Ferry trips resumed in parts of Luzon and the Visayas, after the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) lifted the sea travel ban imposed due to Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut).
The PCG said trips at ports in Manila, Batangas, Mindoro, Quezon, Bicol, Cebu, Bohol, Samar, Leyte, Dumaguete, and Iloilo were already allowed to operate.
The ban was lifted at 5 am on Sunday, September 16.
The number of stranded passengers has since gone down to 89. As of noon on Sunday, they were in Camarines Sur (83 passengers) and Masbate (6 passengers).
There are also 6 remaining stranded rolling cargoes and 5 stranded vessels as of noon on Sunday. – Rappler.com