Over 1,200 passengers stranded in Luzon, Visayas ports due to Ineng

Ferries docked at the Calapan port. THE MINDORO POST
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A total of 1,257 passengers have been stranded in various ports in Luzon and Visayas after their vessels were barred from sailing due to Typhoon Ineng.

The Philippine Coast Guard did not allow more than 90 big and small ships to leave port due to rough sea condition.

“All PCG units were advised to ensure strict implementation of HPCG Memorandum Circular Number 02-13 (Guidelines on Movement of Vessels during Heavy Weather),” the coast guard said.

Following were the stranded passengers and vessels as of 12 noon on August 22:

Southern Tagalog
1. Batangas
Passengers- 22
Motor bancas- 1
Motor banca taking shelter- 3
2. Romblon
Passengers- 15
1. Puerto Princesa
Passengers- 4
Vessel- 1
Motor bancas- 2
Motor banca taking shelter- 10
2. El Nido
Passengers- 30
Motor banca- 1
Passengers- 99
Vessel- 1
Motor banca- 1

North Eastern Luzon
1. Appari
Passengers- 50
Motor bancas- 10
Vessel taking shelter- 1
Motor banca taking shelter- 1

Eastern Visayas
1. Ormoc
Passengers- 5
Vessel- 4
Motor bancas- 2

Western Visayas
1. Bacolod
Motor bancas- 2
2. Roxas
Passengers- 11
Motor bancas- 4
Motor banca taking shelter- 4
3. San Jose De Buenavista
Passengers- 10
Motor bancas- 4

Central Visayas
1. Cebu
Passengers- 867
Vessel- 18
Motor banca- 1
2. Tagbilaran
Vessel- 4
Motor bancas- 6

1. Sorsogon
Passengers- 43
2. Masbate
Passengers- 21
Vessel- 5
Rolling cargoes- 2
3. Camarines Sur
Passengers- 55
Motor bancas- 1

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