U.S., Philippines Unveil New Coast Guard Maritime Training Facility

Bulacan, February 11, 2019 – The United States and the Philippines jointly unveiled the Outboard Motor Center of Excellence, a new maritime training facility, in Balagtas, Bulacan on February 11.  The U.S. government funded the Php 39 million facility, which will enhance the Philippine Coast Guard’s capacity to train its workforce and sustain its equipment.  ...
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U.S. and Philippine Coast Guards Conduct Maritime Law Enforcement Training

Manila, December 13, 2018 — A U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Mobile Education and Training Team (MTT) conducted two Maritime Law Enforcement (MLE) training courses with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in November.  The courses, an MLE Boarding Officer Course (BOC) and MLE Instructor Development Course (IDC), teach maritime law enforcement procedures and fundamentals. Both the ...
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U.S. and Filipino Divers Practice Diving and Salvage Techniques on Shipwreck in Manila Bay

Manila, August 5, 2017 — This week, U.S. Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One (MDSU-1) and members of the Philippine Coast Guard Special Operations Group (PCGSOG) participated in a combined information exchange and diving survey on the sunken vessel MV Captain Ufuk in Manila Bay’s South Harbor. This exchange focused on ship ...
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Philippine Coast Guard Personnel Graduate from U.S. Coast Guard Course on Outboard Motor Maintenance

Manila, January 20, 2017— A total of 19 Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officers and staff graduate today from a two-week course on Outboard Motor Maintenance Course (OMM).  This course was delivered by a team from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) as part of continuing collaboration between the Philippine and U.S. governments on maritime border ...
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