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  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transferred 277 persons in distress to the Armed Forces of Malta offshore patrol vessel P61, and another five persons were medically evacuated to Malta, on June 6th. Bataan and the guided-missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) rendered assistance to persons in distress and provided food, water, […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Seasia Nectar Port Services Inc. (SNPSI), a joint venture between the UK’s Nectar Group and Seasia Logistic Philippines, has started constructing Mariveles Dry Bulk Terminal in the Philippine province of Bataan. The new port has a total area of 11.4 hectares. SNPSI Chairman Ramon Atayde said that the port will engage in bulk terminal operations, specifically in the […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Philippine authorities have stopped a smuggling attempt of 139 persons aboard a cruise ship in Bataan.

  • 31 July 2012

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $16,860,796 modification to previously awarded (N00024-11-C-4407) USS Bataan maintenance contract. The planned maintenance availability will include the planning and execution of a work package that contains major repairs to tanks, flight-deck, aircraft elevators, free-board preservation and painting, and modifications that will update and improve […]

  • 16 December 2016

    Eighteen crew members suffered injuries after a product tanker caught fire and exploded in Manila Bay, the Philippines, on Wednesday, December 14, according to local media. The product tanker, identified as the 2012-built M/TKR Reia Faye, was docked near the shore of Bataan and waiting for loading instructions from Petron Bataan Refinery when it reportedly suffered an engine […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 116m-long Turkish boxship, Yusuf Cepnioglu ran aground on the coast of Mykonos island, the Aegean Sea, Hellenic Coast Guard reported on Saturday, March 8th 2014. On its route to Tunisia and with 14 members on board, the vessel was carrying 204 containers when it hit the rocks of northern tip of Mykonos island. Directly […]

  • 17 October 2014

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) is pictured here transiting the Suez Canal on October 2, 2014. Mesa Verde is part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet […]

  • 4 June 2014

    Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has commenced dredging projects along the coastal areas of Bataan and Orani. Governor Abet Garcia said that he expects dredging to minimize the flooding from the last rainy season, Manila Bulletin informs. Garcia earlier sought funds for dredging and desiltation from President Aquino and DPWH secretary Rogelio […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government has been pursuing massive infrastructure development in Central Luzon that aims to boost economic growth and progress in the region. The government’s infrastructure spending is a manifestation of the Aquino administration’s determined efforts to accelerate development in the region through the construction of the major roads, highways and flood control projects under the […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Around 6,000 indigent families from the provinces of Aurora, Bataan and Zambales who were affected by typhoons Pedring and Quiel are set to benefit from the rice-for-work program of the National Food Authority (NFA). NFA Regional Director Amadeo de Guzman said grantees will work for a duration of six to eight days in various community […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Herma Shipping and Transport Corporation successfully delivered the M/T Makisig as a double hull vessel. Originally built as a single hull vessel, the M/T Makisig was retrofitted by the Herma Shipyard Inc. in Mariveles, Bataan. It is the second vessel to be retrofitted by Herma Shipyard and four more vessels are scheduled for conversion to […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will initially allot some P400 million for the implementation of the massive dredging projects in province. The move aims to solve the perennial flooding problems, particularly in the northern part of the province, as caused by heavily silted waterways. DPWH 1st district engineer Wilfredo S. Mallari said […]

  • 14 August 2006

    With 20 crew lead by its Captain Norberto Agoro of Dao, Capiz, the73 meters M/T Solar 1 traversed from Bataan seas via Antique. The vessel was to discharge 13.5 metric tons bunker fuel in Zamboanga. It was reported that due to strong winds and rough seas, the crew stopped in Antique then took the Iloilo […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S has entered into a 10-year contract to transport 20-24 million tons of coal to a power plant on Luzon Island, the Philippines. The contract is expected to start in the first quarter of 2017. In terms of volume, this makes it the largest contract in the history of Norden, the company […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The San Miguel Group and the New San Jose Builders, Inc. are proposing a public-private partnership (PPP) project that will reclaim a part of Manila Bay, as well as build an expressway, a commercial area, a coastal sea barrier and flood control system. The project’s main purpose is to protect the Manila Bay coastline against […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Philippine Air Force received assistance from the United States in quest for the trainer plane that crashed off Mariveles, Bataan, Globalnation Inquirer reports. Air Force spokesman Colonel Miguel Ernesto Okol stated: “That is a welcome development for us. Any help from an allied force such as the US enhances our interoperability with them as […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Herma Shipping and Transport Corporation successfully delivered the M/T Makisig as a double hull vessel. Originally built as a single hull vessel, the M/T Makisig was retrofitted by the Herma Shipyard Inc. in Mariveles, Bataan. It is the second vessel to be retrofitted by Herma Shipyard and four more vessels are scheduled for conversion to […]

  • 2 September 2014

    A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), September 1, at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde, the U.S. Navy reports. All 25 persons aboard the helicopter; 17 Marines and eight Navy Sailors, were […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Helping boost the Philippines economy even through a slump in the world market, Korean shipbuilding industry leader Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction – Philippines, Inc. is set to employ thousands of additional workers in its shipyard here this year. HHIC-Phil, Inc. currently employs nearly 20,000 local employees and continues to generate more indirect job and […]

  • 30 November 2012

    The death toll in the November 16 explosion and fire that hit an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to three after authorities positively identified the body recovered on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) as that of a missing Filipino worker. Jose L. Cuisia, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the […]

  • 25 November 2012

    Avelino Tajonera, one of the four Filipino workers that were injured in the oil platform explosion off the coast of Louisiana a week ago, died in hospital on Friday. The Philippines Ambassador in Washington, Jose L. Cuisia Jr. said Tajonera, who was one of two workers listed in critical condition, died early on Friday, shortly […]

  • 13 September 2011

      An elite U.S. Coast Guard unit joined the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team on amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) to conduct counter-piracy and maritime security operations in the Gulf of Aden. Members of a maritime safety and security team, based out of Seattle, Wash., and an advanced interdiction […]