Korean Coast Guard vessel in Philippines for joint training

A Korean Coast Guard vessel is in Manila for a joint training with Philippine Coast Guard. “Korean Coast Guard ship 3010 arrives at Pier 13, South Harbor Manila today, September 8, 2015 for a three day search and rescue exercise with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG),” PCG said.

KCG vessel 3010 is a Taepyungyang-class 3,000-ton ship commissioned year 2010.

Measnwhile, three Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) vessels and one United States Navy vessel are also in South Harbor, Manila for three-day goodwill visit in Philippines.

The US Navy vessel, USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) arrived September 6, while the Japanese vessels, JS Bungo (MST 464), JS Aishima (MSC 688) and JS Shishijima (MSC 691) arrived September 7.