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Passenger Ferry Carrying 126 People Suffers Engine Failure in the Philippines

By ,   January 20, 2019 ,   Accidents

The passenger ro-ro cargo ship Melrivic 2 with 126 crew and passengers, and 14 vehicles onboard suffered engine failure Saturday morning, January 19, while en-route from Isabel (western Leyte island) to the city of Danao (Cebu Island, Philippines).

passenger ro-ro cargo ship Melrivic 2

The disabled ferryboat started to drift while cruising north of Camotes islands. Philippines Navy and Coast Guard managed to evacuate all travellers and deliver them to Cebu's Lapu-Lapu.