To ensure the success of the young police organization, the Law explicitly promised the following provisions: Section 24. “..In order to perform its powers and functions efficiently and effectively, the PNP shall be provided with adequate land, sea, and air capabilities and all necessary material means of resources.”
The additional 22 units of High Speed Tactical Watercraft (HSTW) had been received by the PNP Maritime Group last October 15, 2020 in a simple ceremony held at the contractor shipyard in Cebu City. The contractor, DM8 Composites, is expected to turn over these HSTWs complete with training packages on Navigation, Seamanship Maintenance and Boarding. […]
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 […]
Communication radios are essential in our day to day operations when doing maritime law enforcement or any related tasks. It is so because communication is the backbone of all operations.
Recently, my attention was called on a trending issue regarding the Maritime Group’s mandate and the challenges that it is facing in line with the Group’s mandate to police the maritime areas (waters, ports, coastal areas, etc) of the country.
The 40-foot long HSTWs were commissioned by the PNP for its Maritime Group for patrolling the country’s waters, law enforcement and peace and order, as well as for humanitarian assistance and disaster response.
The Philippine National Police is beefing-up its capability for police airborne and seaborne operations to guard the country’s 36,000-kilometer coastline against intrusions by international drug smugglers, poachers and other criminal elements
The PNP Maritime Group should procure patrol boats with similar configurations such as the one that PCG has acquired and PN is planning to acquire, especially for its Special Operations Units (SOUs) in Palawan, Tawi-Tawi and Batanes areas.
Arrest of a vessel is part of the process by which an Admiralty Court gains jurisdiction over the subject matter of a lawsuit. These lawsuits are known as “in rem” actions meaning that the action is again a “thing” rather than a person.
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) […]