Special Report: Suan wants cottages back after rehab (Second of two parts)

CEBU Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, ordered all floating cottage operators to voluntarily demolish their cottages. She gave them until Oct. 4 to do so.Garcia made the decision after discovering the illegal practice of throwing septic waste into the ocean by some of Cordova’s floating cottage operators. The practice was uncovered by […]

Special Report: ‘Cottage’ industry in Cordova under fire (First of two parts)

SOME operators of floating cottages in the municipality of Cordova, Mactan Island in eastern Cebu admit to have openly thrown the liquid waste collected from their cottages into the open sea.Operators made the admission just two days after Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia implemented Executive Order (EO) 25, which prohibits the operation and use of illegal […]

Gwen to Cordova’s cottage owners: Cease operations by August 29

CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has ordered operators of Cordova’s floating and fixed cottages to temporarily stop their operations by Aug. 29, 2022.Garcia made the announcement after Cordova’s concerned stakeholders and representatives of government agencies agreed on the temporary stoppage during a meeting in the town on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 17.Garcia said they agreed to this […]

Cordova mayor threatens to close floating cottages with no proper comfort rooms

CORDOVA, Cebu Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan has threatened to close floating cottages in the town should owners fail to provide adequate comfort rooms within this week.Suan made the announcement during the flag raising ceremony at the Municipal Hall that was streamed on Facebook Live on Monday, July 18, 2022.The local executive assured the owners that […]

Mooreast Outlines Strategies to Enhance Mooring Solutions for the Floating Renewable Energy Sector

SINGAPORE, May 30, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mooreast Holdings Ltd announced plans to expand its mooring and rigging solutions product portfolio and to enhance partnerships with international players in order to extend its value proposition to the global floating offshore renewable energy sector. Mooreast released a Business Update outlining growth strategies outlined […]

Mooring Solutions Specialist Mooreast Asia Acquires Significantly Larger New Singapore Facility as it Prepares to Expand into Mooring Systems for Floating Wind Farms

Mooreast’s upgraded water-front facility at 51 Shipyard Road SINGAPORE, Sept 9, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Mooring solutions specialist Mooreast Asia Pte. Ltd. (“Mooreast”) said today that it has completed the acquisition of an upgraded water-front facility in Singapore that will more than double its capacity as it embarks on its strategic shift towards offshore renewable energy, particularly floating […]

Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches new transformers for floating offshore wind power

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jun 7, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi ABB Power Grids today launched a portfolio of transformer products for offshore floating applications, designed to overcome the challenging offshore environment and withstand the physically demanding conditions on floating structures. The portfolio will enable much greater volumes of wind to be efficiently harvested […]

BFAR-aided projects in Bohol towns yield good harvest, high income to 2 fisherfolk groups

TWO fisherfolk associations from the towns of Maribojoc and Guindulman in Bohol province are reaping the benefits of the fishery projects granted to them by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Central Visayas. The fisherfolk group Kilusang Pagbabago from Maribojoc town, Bohol earns over P152,800 from its recent harvest. Candido Samijon, chief […]