Maritime safety administration (MARSAD). Personnel of CGS Masbate are now stringent in inspecting passengers, baggage, cargoes and vessel sections during boarding and embarkation as part of the mandatory pre departure inspection (MPDI).


Maritime search and rescue (MARSAR). CG personnel from SOG, FS bicol, CGS Masbate, CG detachment bapor, and LTSG Ronilo B Alvarez PCGA provided assistance to passengers of MB maeann Ashley which encountered engine trouble in waters off SitioKag-pandan, Moreal, Masbate. The team rescued a total of fourteen (14) passengers.


Maritime Law enforcement (MARLEN). On 19 February 2009, the joint teams of CGS Masbate, CG detachment bapor, and FS bicol acted on a complaint by a certain Mrs. Aum whose daughter, 16 years old minor, fell victim to a suspected illegal recruiter. The operatives conducted inspection of MB LianLian which plies the Pilar Masbate route where they found the minor along with her 15 years old cousin. The suspected illegal recruiter was turned over to PNP Masbate while the minors were turned over to the DSWD.


Maritime operations (MARSOPS). On 24 January 2009, the station commander led personnel of CGS Masbate, CG Masbate bapor,SOG. K9 unit and marine environmental protection group (MEPGRU) in ensuring the safety and security of participants in the fluvial procession celebrating the Feast of Sto. Nino de Masbate city.

            Similarly, security assistance was also rendered when SHV Westpac express skippered by Capt Ken Quojeala arrived at the port of Masbate on 030630 april 2009 and unloaded US military personnel, container vans and construction materials in support of Balikatan 2009. The men and logistics were brought to barangay Dapdap,Uson,Masbate .

            CGS Masbate coordinated with counterparts in the Philippine ports authority (PPA), maritime industry authority (MARINA), Philippine coast guard auxiliary (PCGA), and other government agency and non governmental organization in setting up the DOTC passengers assistance centers (PAC) in anticipation of the heavy influx of passengers.

Maritime Environmental Protection (MAREP). On 20 September 2008, CGS Masbate personnel joined teams from the PNP, Army, the city government (headed by Mayor Socrates Tuason), and NGOs, and students from the different schools in Masbate in conducting coastal clean up activities in connection with the 2008 national maritime week celebration.

            On 03 April 2009, personnel of CGS asbate, together with personnel of K9 and SOG and some 903rd PCGA members proceeded to sitiobuntod, brgybantigue, Masbate to inspect several “pawikan” rescued by fisherfolk from fish traps in Barangay Bantque, Masbate. The pawikan were turned over to Mayor Socrates Tuason and to officials of the DENR for proper dispos