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45 rescued from burning ferry off Philippine coast

July 24, 2020


As informed, the roll-on/roll-off passenger ship MV Filipinas Dinagat caught fire 5.5 nautical miles off Binongkalan Point in the evening hours of 23 July.

At the time of the incident, the 1,173 GT ship left Cebu and was en route to Palompton, Leyte.

When the PCG arrived at the scene, the Philippine-registered RoPax owned by Cokaliong Shipping Lines was already fully engulfed in fire.

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