Big waves rip Guimaras-bound motorboat

first_imgCoastguards towed the damaged boat toFort San Pedro. Coastguards salvage what remains of this motorboat that huge waves wrecked in the Iloilo Strait yesterday afternoon, Nov. 12, 2019. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN “The motorboat left Iloilo City’s Parola at around 1:09 p.m. Ginhampak ini sang balod tuga sang fast craft. Nawasak ang mga plywood nga nagaserbe dagpak sang sakayan,” said PCG Iloilo deputy station commander Albino Rodriguez. MBTassel was a passenger vessel with specialpermit to carry cargoes. It was loaded with 130 sacks of rice, 30 sacks offeeds and 10 sacks of sugar. ILOILO City – Big waves created by apassing fast craft damaged a Guimaras-bound wooden-hulled motorboat at theIloilo Strait yesterday afternoon.center_img The boat was not overloaded despite anestimated eight tons of load, said Rodriguez. The boat’s four crew members wererescued by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). With the help of some nearbyresidents, they were also able to secure sacks of rice, feeds and sugar./PNlast_img