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12 crew rescued as cargo vessel capsized in San Fernando, Cebu

Twelve crew of a cargo vessel that capsized this afternoon are now safe from harm after they were rescued.

Lt. Jr. Grade Michael John Encina, spokesman of the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7), told Bohol Island News that MV Eva Mary Grace capsized while it was operating its cranes.

Photo courtesy from PCG-7

The cargo vessel was docked at the Solid Earth Development Corp. (SEDC) port in San Fernando town here in Cebu when the incident happened at 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25.

No further details yet as to the cause of the incident was provided.

However, Encina assured that all crew was immediately given medical attention including the crane operator who was left inside the vessel.

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