Tag: MT Princess Empress

Statement on Basilan ferry fire

Our country has had a string of maritime accidents, the most tragic of which was the Doña Paz which claimed the lives of more than 4,000 passengers and series of oil spill incidents, the most recent is yet to be contained. We call on our concerned agencies, particularly MARINA to conduct a no-nonsense probe on…
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Estrada: LGUs affected by oil spill must compel MT Princess Empress owner to pay for damages

(GMA NEWS) Local government units that are affected by the massive oil spill from MT Princess Empress must compel the shipowner to pay for the damages to their communities, Senator Jinggoy Estrada said. “Kailangan siguro nating singilin o habulin yung may ari ng barko. Marami raw mga ‘di kumpletong dokumento… Maybe, the local government unit…
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