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The US Treasury says the companies are helping North Korea with 'illicit ship-to-ship transfers to circumvent United Nations sanctions that restrict the import of petroleum products'
(4th UPDATE) The MV Lite Ferry 16 catches fire before reaching the Port of Dapitan
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the South Korean government plans to donate two of its navy’s old corvettes as the Philippines buys two brand new ones from Hyundai Heavy Industries
(UPDATED) Security officials are studying how to enforce President Rodrigo Duterte's order that foreign vessels must get permission before entering Philippine waters
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says the measure would aid in the tracking of foreign ships passing through Philippine waters as it can require ships to turn on trackers
As the Duterte administration claims friendlier ties with China, Philippine officials report several sightings of Chinese vessels criss-crossing Philippine waters without due notice
The corvette donated by South Korea significantly boosts the Philippines' anti-surface, anti-air, and anti-submarine warfare capabilities
Map images show Chinese survey ship 'Dong Fang Hong 3' operating in Philippine waters a day after Chinese ship 'Zhanjian' was seen operating off the country's east coast
'That's not happening until I hear from the Armed Forces,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr of the reported presence of a Chinese vessel in the country's exclusive economic zone
Map images show Chinese oceanographic survey ship 'Zhanjian' operating 80 nautical miles off the east coast of the Philippines
Britain currently has the HMS Montrose warship in the Gulf and a handful of smaller naval vessels. The Montrose had tried to rush in to rescue the Stena Impero but arrived too late to the scene.
According to the North Korean foreign ministry, the ship was detained for 'violating rules of entry and stay'
(3rd UPDATE) A Philippine embassy official was told that 'passengers have praised the efficiency and helpfulness of the ship's Filipino crew in the evacuation,' says the Department of Foreign Affairs
(3rd UPDATE) The ship, which carried 1,373 passengers and crew, arrives at the port of Molde in Norway a day after getting stranded due to engine trouble
This is not a photo of a Chinese ship attacking Philippine vessels
The USS Blue Ridge is the US Navy's most advanced command ship. Watch why the visit matters.
The USS Blue Ridge is manned by over 1,000 sailors, of whom around 150 are Filipino Americans excited to drop by their home on the other side of the world
'Plastic pollution is an issue that urgently needs policy and power to ultimately change its path of destruction,' Antoinette Taus says
While the Damen group has partnerships with local firms, it is currently not a player in the Philippines' shipbuilding industry
The new routes connect 19 provinces
Four people have been rescued so far out of the 15 people on board the sunken freighter
Ukraine's foreign minister calls for a speedy international response to Russia's 'aggression' after it seized the 3 Ukrainian navy ships and 24 sailors
Moscow and Kiev have traded angry accusations since Russian navy vessels fired on, boarded, and captured the 3 Ukrainian ships off the coast of Crimea
Ukraine's navy says the incident took place as two small warships and a tugboat were heading through the strait for the port of Mariupol
More than 4 months after the tragic incident, Thai authorities were able to retrieve the Phoenix using a 1,000-ton crane ship hired from Singapore
The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project finds a virtually intact ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years at the bottom of the Black Sea, the world's oldest known shipwreck
The Department of Foreign Affairs says manning agency EVIC Human Resource Management Inc has booked the tickets of the seafarers who were abandoned by their employers for more than 3 months
Authorities have asked Interpol to issue a so-called red notice for the founder of the Singaporean Shinil Group. A red notice is a request to locate and provisionally arrest a person with a view to extradition.
Only one Philippine fishing vessel is spotted miles away from Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal)
Malta – which is also refusing to take in the boat in a new diplomatic standoff with Italy – nevertheless says it had sent in humanitarian supplies
The survey shows 56 percent of respondents said they backed the government, while 42 percent said it should have offered to let the ship dock
(UPDATED) Among the passengers are 450 men and 80 women – at least 7 of them pregnant – as well as 89 adolescents and 11 children under the age of 13, figures released by the Valencian authorities show
Italy's new populist government and Malta has refused to let Aquarius dock in their ports, accusing each other of failing to meet their humanitarian and EU commitments
Rome summons France's ambassador over Macron's comments and suggests a planned meeting between Macron and Italian President Giuseppe Conte in Paris on Friday could be cancelled unless Paris issues an 'official apology'
Both the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) issue suspension orders to Binictican I-Tech, Hanjin's subcontractor, following the accident
MV Jack Daniel has departed from the Port of Pantao in Libon town on its way to Masbate province
'I think the two frigates from Hyundai will be the last in the near future,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
The BRP Rajah Humabon is a 75-year-old Cannon-class destroyer of the US Navy acquired by the Philippines in 1976
'There wasn’t a problem in the first place… it is continuing now [and] it will be delivered in 2020 and the next one, in 2021,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon and the Philippine Navy say they lack the capabilities and ships to monitor illegal entry
It is the first time SpaceX launches both a rocket and a cargo ship that have flown before
The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold was participating in a scheduled towing exercise in Japan's Sagami Bay
(UPDATED) The unmanned, barrel-shaped Cygnus is packed with food, supplies, and equipment for the 6 astronauts at the International Space Station
The Philippine government insists China has assured President Duterte it has no intention to reclaim in Scarborough Shoal
The ship sent a distress signal early on Wednesday, November 1, the coast guard command said in a statement
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Commander Armand Balilo, spokesman for the Philippine Coast Guard, adds the Emerald Star departed from Hongkong and was on its way to Indonesia when it sank
President Rodrigo Duterte tells Australians to 'keep watch' over North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, whose 'goddamn stupid name' he 'can't even pronounce'
Dennis Uy says the planned acquisition will bring Chelsea Logistics a step closer to fulfilling its growth commitment
The wreckage is found in the Philippine Sea 5 5 kilometers below the surface says Microsoft co founder Paul Allen who headed a civilian research crew