PGMA orders probe on vessels’ collision

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo orders a thorough investigation on vessels’ collision involving a passenger ferry and a fishing vessel on Christmas Eve.

Cabinet Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the President ordered the suspension of operations of the San Nicolas Shipping, which operates the wooden-hulled ferry M/V Catalyn B, and the steel-hulled fishing vessel F/V Anatalia, pending the investigation being undertaken by the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

As of Saturday afternoon, there were three confirmed dead, 24 missing, and 46 survivors. (PIA)

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