Excepting a few fishing vessels
visible near us, the harbor of this once prosperous place was a vast solitude of water, varied here and there by dreary banks of sand.
A few fishing vessels
alone specked the water, and now and then the gentle breeze wafted the sound of voices as the fishermen called to one another.
They took the dead away, buried every man his own, and put the bodies of those who came from elsewhere on board the fishing vessels
, for the fishermen to take each of them to his own place.
Commodore Joseph Coyme, PCG Southwestern Mindanao District commander, said the coastguard unit based on Great Bakkungaan Island (also called Bakungan Island) was on routine patrol when it spotted the unregistered fishing vessel
around 3 p.m.
In another incident, Wick Lifeboat towed a fishing vessel
with eight people on board after it broken down off the Caithness coast around 9.40am.
In a statement, the DFA said it is actively monitoring developments regarding the sinking of Brunei-flagged fishing vessel
"Diplomatic protest fired off," wrote Locsin on Twitter after National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr reported that a total of 113 Chinese fishing vessels
were spotted within the vicinity of Pag-asa Island.
Meanwhile, in another instance, the Indian Coast Guard ship saved precious lives of 8 fishermen stranded in the sea since June 21 onboard a distressed fishing vessel
off Odisha coast.
The Vietnamese fishing vessel
rescued all 22 fishermen and brought them to safety.
No-one was injured but the fishing vessel
suffered damage to its bow.
A fishing vessel
carrying 14 fishermen went missing last week.
Cyprus has protested to the UN Secretary-General over provocative acts by Turkey against fishing vessels
flying the Cypriot flag both within the island's maritime zones, and on the high seas.