First Posted 11:40:00 12/18/2018
CABUCGAYAN, Biliran – On December 18, 2018 around 10:00 pm an alert was sent to the Philippine coast guard (PCG) reporting on two sinking ships along the Cabucgayan- Capoocan waters. The PCG responded and created a Joint Search and Rescue Maritime operations involving the CGS Eastern Leyte and CGS Biliran. The search and rescue operations were temporarily suspended on December 19,2018 at 1:00 am due to rough weather. The SAR was resumed at 7:00 am.