MARITIME GROUP NEWS

Maritime Group’s SOU3 Arrests Illegal Fishers in Manila Bay

Parañaque City – The Special Operations Unit 3 (SOU3) of the PNP Maritime Group arrested four individuals for illegal fishing in Manila Bay on February 10, 2020. Official report stated that the SOU3 personnel led by PCPT SYLVESTER C. LEAL, onboard High Speed Tactical Watercraft (HSTW) No. 28, were on their way to provide security coverage for President […]

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PNP MG Sends Tactical Watercrafts to Support the Military Operation to Rescue 5 Indonesian Kidnap Victims in Sulu

Parang, Sulu – The PNP Maritime Group (PNP MG) supported the military operation against suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) to rescue the 5 Indonesian Kidnap Victims (KVs) in Sulu yesterday, January 18 at about 04:25PM, according to official report from MG field unit. Aboard PNP MG’s High Speed Tactical Watercrafts (HSTWs) No. 13 and 17, […]

MARITIME GROUP POLICE ISSUES

2nd SOU MG Operatives Nab Five Vietnamese Poachers

Personnel of 2nd SOU-MG led by PCPT ALDIN L BROGAROLAS nabbed one (1) Vietnamese Fishing Vessel on November 29, 2019 during intensified seaborne patrol operation. Among the poachers successfully apprehended were the four (4) crewmembers onboard, including the boat captain, at the vicinity seawaters of Brgy. Mangsee, Balabac, Palawan. They were arrested for the initial […]

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The PNP Maritime Group Should Acquire Bigger Vessels

Singapore has recently decommisioned three of its 55-meter patrol vessels. While it was reportedly said that Singapore will scrap these patrol vessels (sayang!), it is still worthy to see if it can be donated instead, considering that these were just commissioned in 1996 and 1997. These are “newer” compared to some PN vessels in commission. […]

MARITIME GROUP POLICE ISSUES

PNP Maritime Group’s HSTWs to be equipped with Rhinemetall MG3 machine guns

The 42 units of Rhinemetall MG3 7.62x51GP machine guns that was presented by the Chief, PNP PGEN ALBAYALDE on May 6, 2019 will be the new addition to the firepower of PNP Maritime Group’s HSTWs. Maxdefense Philippines actually mentioned this about a week ago: 1. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=950062481831076&id=1176257717414222. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=950208178483173&id=117625771741422 RELATED: Safehull Marine, Propmech build PNP Maritime Group […]

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PH, Malaysia to sign maritime security pact vs. transnational crimes

PH, Malaysia to sign maritime security pact vs. transnational crimes By Celeste Anna Formoso, PNA PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — The Philippines and Malaysia maritime police forces are expected to sign soon a formal agreement for stronger maritime security cooperation against transnational crimes, terrorism, and emerging nautical concerns. Director of Philippine National Police-Maritime Group (PNP-MG) […]

MARITIME GROUP POLICE & COMMUNITY

MARITIME POLICE OF CHINA: IS CHINA ADOPTING A MARITIME POLICE CONCEPT AS A STRATEGY?

China is now adopting a Maritime Police concept. Time to give importance and fleet upgrade to the PNP Maritime Group – the Philippines’ Police force mandated to enforce the National laws up to the Territorial Waters, investigate and prosecute those who commits crimes over the maritime settings. Their creation of the maritime police  sends a […]