Three crew of a motor tugboat were rescued when their vessel sank off Mabini town on Saturday August 02. Batangas Coast Guard Deputy District Commander Adel Jr. said M/T Gothong 5 was towing M/T Gothong 3 from Phoenix Oil Depot in Calaca, Batangas going to Maricaban to take shelter when strong waves and wind pummelled the two boats. M/T Gothong 3 sank near Barangay Bagalangit about three nautical miles away in Anilao. The eight crew from from M/T Gothong 5 were all safe.

Source: The Manila Times