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Arroyo revisits RO-RO ports in Cebu ahead of retirement

Jun 18, 2019 - 6:16 PM

Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo goes on a 'sentimental journey' in her final week as a congresswoman

FINAL SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY AS SPEAKER IN CEBU. SGMA visited Cebu today on her final sentimental journey as Speaker. She visited two of the Roro ports built during her time as President in southern Cebu namely Taloot port in Argao and Liloan port in Santander. In a media briefing, the Marina reported that as a result of her initiatives as Speaker arising from the House's oversight functions, a total of 19 new missionary Roro routes were established in different parts of the country this year. Four of the 19 are already operational while 15 are just waiting for the arrival of the ships that will service the routes. It was also revealed that nine more new missionary routes will be opened based on the recommendation of the shipping Industry. SGMA said she is happy that the Roro project has been revived by the present adminstration and that she is extremely delighted and honored to have helped in lowering the cost of goods, boosting tourism and facilitating travel around the country through the Roro System which she established when she was President in 2003. There are currently 140 Roro routes all over the country servicing millions of passengers and cargo handlers. / Credit photos to Arroyo's office

Senate OKs bill requiring clean toilets, free Wi-Fi in land, RO-RO terminals

Jul 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The bill also requires nationwide land transport terminals to provide at least one breastfeeding station for mothers

Hundreds of passengers bound for Visayas and Mindanao for the Holy week break patiently wait for a ride at the Araneta Center Terminal in Quezon City on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

RORO vessel runs aground in marine protected area in Albay

Apr 24, 2018 - 10:30 PM

MV Jack Daniel has departed from the Port of Pantao in Libon town on its way to Masbate province

M/V JACK DANIEL runs aground in the marine protected area of Barangay Rawis, Libon town, Albay, some 1.2 kilometers from the shore. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Jennifer Dunn dan mereka yang populer karena sensasi

Jan 03, 2018 - 6:50 PM

Tak hanya Jennifer Dunn, ada pula beberapa artis yang namanya melambung karena sensasi yang menjadi sorotan publik

Indonesia-Filipina resmi buka jalur pelayaran kapal RoRo

Apr 28, 2017 - 9:09 PM

Jalur pelayaran itu dapat membuat pengiriman barang lebih cepat dan murah dari Davao City menuju ke Sulawesi Utara

JALUR LAUT. Presiden Joko Widodo dan Presiden Rodrigo Duterte akan meresmikan jalur pelayaran untuk perdagangan dari Davao City menuju ke Bitung, Sulawesi Utara pada Minggu, 30 April.

PH-Indonesia RoRo first to sail on new shipping route

Apr 28, 2017 - 4:59 PM

The new route within the BIMP EAGA will open on April 30 and is expected to boost trade and relations between PH and Indonesia

NEW ROUTE. The new shipping route between the Philippines and Indonesia is expected to boost trade and relations between the two countries.

IN PHOTOS: Lawmakers inspect tourist spots, nautical highway

Apr 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Duterte allies in the House go on a nautical highway expedition as soon as Congress goes on break They don t bring along a colleague who would have provided some valuable insight

OUT AT SEA. Lawmakers pose for a photo while aboard a vessel during the Western and Eastern Nautical Highway Expedition. All photo from the House of Representatives

Lawmakers to 'inspect' tourist spots, RORO ships

Mar 15, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez denies the trip is a junket saying they will be working within the allowable budget for out of town committee hearings

'OVERSIGHT' FUNCTION. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez will be leading House leaders on a RORO caravan around the country in the next 2 weeks. File photos by Rappler

Coast Guard asks Namria's help to find RORO sunken vessel

Jan 07, 2017 - 9:06 PM

PCG Station Batangas Commander Raul Belesario says it is possible for the vessel to be in the shallow part of the sea at between 1 300 to 1 500 feet

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016 - 11:25 AM

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15 RORO crew members rescued off Batangas Bay

Dec 27, 2016 - 12:54 AM

However 19 crew members of M V Starlite Atlantic remain missing

RORO vessel sinks off Batangas – PCG

Dec 26, 2016 - 2:24 PM

UPDATED The Philippine Coast Guard has already sent two of its ships – BRP Pampanga and MCS 3001 – to verify the situation and assist in operations

ACCIDENT. The Philippine Coast Guard reports that MV Shuttle Roro 5 shrinks off Mabini, Batangas on Monday, December 26, during Typhoon Nina.

ICTSI proposes $30M barge, RoRo terminal in Cavite

Dec 15, 2016 - 7:40 PM

Transshipping cargo from Manila s ports to Cavite via barge and RoRo equates to approximately 140 000 fewer truck trips plying city roads annually

DECONGEST MANILA PORTS. The proposed terminal will be located within a 6-hectare property in Tanza, Cavite. Rappler file photo

RORO bus firms to stop trips when storm signals raised

Apr 02, 2015 - 7:37 PM

No trips will resume until the Philippine Coast Guard says so Those who do not comply will be depth with severely says the LTFRB

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Relief goods airdropped in remote areas hit by Yolanda

Nov 16, 2013 - 7:47 PM

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas asks barges in ports to prioritize transporting relief goods and fuel