Philippines Launches Anti-Logging Patrol Fleet

30 May 2000

A total of 11 fiberglass patrol boats have been acquired by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to make the rounds across the 10 coastal waters of the country. The fleet will become a major factor in the department's law enforcement efforts against illegal logging and other unlawful exploitation of the country's natural resources. The 11 patrol boats are tasked to watch over the country's coastal waters particularly in Manila Bay, Hundred Islands, Quezon Province, Malampaya in Palawan, Bicol, Cebu, Pamitikan Island, Basilan and Surigao.

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