Another ship figured in a mishap in waters off Cebu on Tuesday afternoon, but all its passengers were rescued, a Coast Guard official said.
The M/V Super Shuttle Ferry 10 ran aground 50 meters from the Polambato Wharf in Bogo City around 2 p.m., Coast Guard Station Cebu commander Cmdr. Winiel Azcuna said by phone.
The ship, which had had 63 passengers and 7 rolling cargoes (trucks/cars), had just left the pier when it encountered engine trouble and dropped anchor, but strong “habagat” winds dragged it to shallow waters, Azcuna said.
All passengers were transferred from the Super Shuttle Ferry 10 back to the pier by 4 p.m. on board bancas rented by ship’s company, he said. (John Roson)
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