Japanese ship in Philippines for anti-piracy exercise

Joint exercise begins on Wednesday. 

Japanese ship in Philippines for anti-piracy exercise

MANILA – A Japan Coast Guard (JCG) vessel docked at a Philippine port yesterday for a law enforcement exercise with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) this week.

The Japanese Coast Guard, using PLH22 Yashima, will have a joint exercise with Philippine counterparts to heighten operations in combating piracy and armed robbery at sea.

The joint exercise will take place near Cavite City on May 6.

PLH 22 Yashima, a 130-meter search and rescue vessel with a capacity of 5,204 GT, is owned by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and is based at the Coast Guard Office in Fukuoka, Japan.

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Source: abs-cbnnews.com

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