Vessels get safety checks

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MARINA OIC Vice Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr. and his team inspect a ro-ro ship on Sunday, 14 April 2019. (DoTr)

Officials of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) conducted a random inspection of roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels in Batangas and Calapan Ports on Sunday as part of “Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: Semana Santa 2019.”

MARINA OIC Vice Admiral Narciso Vingson Jr. and his team rode a RoRo vessel from Batangas City bound for Calapan, Oriental Mindoro to see the travel conditions of passengers and observe compliance to cargo-securing procedures of vehicles and trucks.

MARINA also called on all shipping operators across the country to uphold all the fundamental elements of maritime safety.

Meanwhile, the public is encouraged to report violations or any untoward incident by filing a complaint through these contact details: 0995 400 7336 or +632 521 804.

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