The BRP Bacolod City (LS-550) is the lead ship of two Bacolod City class logistics support vessel, and is based on a helicopter capable variant of the US Army's Frank S. Besson class. BRP Bacolod City will deviate from its scheduled port of call in Cebu and will, instead, set sail straight back to Sangley Point, Cavite after the unloading of its cargo in Davao City. The ship is an 84-meter long offshore patrol vessel. [5], As an amphibious transport, it is fairly armed for defensive purposes, and carries two M2 12.7mm machine guns at the front side decks, and two Mk.10 Oerlikon 20 mm cannons near its two LCVPs.[1][2]. Coming from Surigao port, the vessel helmed by Commander Alberto Ferre, docked at the Bredco port on Friday morning, after several days of logistical run and transport of locally-stranded individuals in […] Its ramps and the main deck are able to withstand roll-on/roll-off operations of even heavy main battle tanks. The ship does not require external cranes or port facilities, and even in only four feet of water under full load, the ship is still able to land. She was previously known as BRP Dagupan City (LC-551) prior to a classification change implemented by the Philippine Navy starting April 2016 It was launched at OCEA Shipbuilding at Les Sables-d’Olonne in France on July 17, 2019 and was formally commissioned to the PCG this April 13. The BRP Dagupan City (LS-551) is the second and last ship of two Bacolod City class logistics support vessel, and is based on a helicopter capable variant of the US Army Frank S. Besson class. BRP Antonio Luna is the sister ship of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), the Philippine Navy’s first ever missile-capable frigate which was delivered to the country in May 2020. Presently it is assigned with the Service Force of the Philippine Fleet. The BRP Bacolod City (LS-550) is the lead ship of two Bacolod City class logistics support vessel, and is based on a helicopter capable variant of the US Army's Frank S. Besson class. The BRP Bacolod City was tapped by the government to transport the PPE sets acquired from China by the Department of Budget and Management earlier this year for use of the Department of Health personnel in their ongoing efforts to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak. [7], On 19–23 July 2011, BRP Bacolod City together with BRP Quezon (PS-70) was part of Amphibious Exercise PAGSISIKAP 2011 held in Manila Bay. BACOLOD City – The Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) biggest and newest ship, BRP Gabriela Silang, docked here Friday. Captain Eduardo De Luna, PCG-Southern Visayas District commande, said the tour will be open for all residents of the city and Negros Occidental. The BRP Bacolod City (LC-550) is the lead ship of two Bacolod City class logistics support vessel, and is based on a helicopter capable variant of the US Army's Frank S. Besson class. [8], The Bacolod City together with BRP Emilio Jacinto (PS-35) under Naval Task Group 80 will be part of 262-member contingent representing the Philippine Navy in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition 2011 from 6–10 December 2011 in Langkawi, Malaysia. This capability expands the choice of landing locations, and at the same time reduces the potential enemy impact on the logistics support operations. The prime mission of the ship is the direct transport and discharge of liquid and dry cargo to shallow terminal areas, remote under-developed coastlines and on inland waterways. Media in category "BRP Bacolod City (LC-550)" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. Both ships of its class were purchased brand-new by the Philippine government through the FMS program of the United States. A corresponding photo was also posted by GMA News as profile photo of their report in their Facebook page. Millan said the SSVs are multi-role vessels and very useful for humanitarian and disaster relief missions and can be transformed to a floating government center if required. THE Coast Guard District Southern Visayas (CGDSV) will host an open-house tour of the BRP Gabriela Silang on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the Bredco Port in Bacolod City. The ships have a capacity to transport up to 48 TEU or 2,280 tons vehicles/general cargo, or up to 900 tons on Logistics Over The Shore (LOTS) / amphibious operations. On 19–23 July 2011, BRP Quezon together with BRP Bacolod City (LC-550) was part of Amphibious Exercise PAGSISIKAP 2011 held in Manila Bay. The Republic of Philippines amphibious ship BRP Bacolod City (LC 550) steams ahead of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during navy bilateral training as part of Balikatan 2008. At a sustained speed of 10 knots (19 km/h), it range is at around 8,300 nautical miles (15,370 km). BRP Bacolod City left China with no members exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 as a result of its stringent measures on the safety and health of its personnel onboard. The vessel arrived for a port visit after sailing from Mindanao for logistical run and to transport locally-stranded individuals. The protective equipment comprised the […] Photo: … Since its commissioning, both ships of its class were rigorously used in military and peacetime operations, and has been joining joint military exercises with foreign navies as well. The BRP Gabriela Silang will receive visitors at the Bredco Port in Bacolod City today* PCG photo Delivered to the PCG on Dec. 18, 2019, the BRP Gabriela Silang currently holds the title for the longest aluminum hull-OPV in the world, and is equipped with a helipad, a recompression chamber, and can accommodate 500 people on board. Both ships of its class were purchased brand-new by the Philippine government through the FMS program of the United States. The BRP Bacolod City was built by Halter/Moss Point Marine of Escatawpa, Mississippi in the United States and was commissioned into Philippine Navy in 1993. The vessel brings home around 700,000 KN95 face masks and 200,000 sets of PPEs, comprised of goggles, coverall suit, head cover, gloves, shoe cover, surgical mask, and surgical gown in tow. Photo from the Philppine Navy. The PN currently operates two Bacolod City class ships; BRP Dagupan City (LCC-551) and BRP Bacolod City (LCC-550), both of which were commissioned in 1993. your password BRP Federico Martir, which had a medical team on board, met BRP Bacolod City in the middle of the sea. [5], As an amphibious transport, it is fairly armed for defensive purposes, and carries two M2 12.7mm machine guns at the front side decks, and two Mk.10 Oerlikon 20 mm cannons near its two LCVPs.[1][2]. She is also considered as one of the most modern transport ships in the Philippine Navy, having been commissioned during the early 1990s.. History. Since its commissioning, both ships of its class have been rigorously used in military and peacetime operations, and have taken part in joint military exercises with foreign navies as well. Navy flag-officer-in-command, Vice Adm. Giovanni Carlo Bacordo commended BRP Bacolod City and its crew for its successful mission of fetching and delivery of PPE from China. She was previously known as BRP Bacolod City (LC-550) prior to a classification change implemented by the Philippine Navy starting April 2016. BRP Bacolod City sets sail for Philippines with 200,000 PPE sets NAVAL STATION JOSE ANDRADA, Manila – The Philippine Navy’s (PN) logistic support vessel, BRP Bacolod City … On Sept. 27, 1995, Ensign Philip A. Pestaño, a 1993 graduate of the Philippine Military Academy was discovered dead aboard the BRP Bacolod City inside his stateroom. [4], The ship is powered by two General Motors-EMD 16-645EZ6 diesel engines with a combined power of around 5,800 hp driving two propellers. [6], Bacolod City joined BRP Juan Magluyan (PG-392) and BRP Artemio Ricarte (PS-37) and the Essex Expeditionary Strike Group during the sea exercise phase of the RP-US Balikatan 2008 on February 2008. Image: PN officials and Department of National Defense during the launch of BRP Tarlac. "We are here to inform everybody that the PCG has the capacity to respond to their mandates," he added. At a sustained speed of 10 knots (19 km/h), it range is at around 8,300 nautical miles (15,370 km). The BRP Bacolod City was built by Halter/Moss Point Marine of Escatawpa, Mississippi in the United States and was commissioned into Philippine Navy in 1993. The BRP Bacolod City (LC-550) is the lead ship of the Bacolod City class of Logistic Support Vessels (LSV) of the Philippine Navy. The BRP Bacolod City (LC-550) is the lead ship of two Bacolod City class logistics support vessel, and is based on a helicopter capable variant of the US Army's Frank S. Besson class. The ship does not require external cranes or port facilities, and even in only four feet of water under full load, the ship is still able to land. Its ramps and the main deck are able to withstand roll-on/roll-off operations of even heavy main battle tanks. Log into your account. The Philippines commissioned the first, the BRP Bacolod City (LC-550) in December 1993 and the second, the BRP Dagupan City (LC-551) in March 1994. [4], The ship is powered by two General Motors-EMD 16-645EZ6 diesel engines with a combined power of around 5,800 hp driving two propellers. He had a single bullet gunshot wound to the right temple. She is also considered as one of the most modern transport ships in the Philippine Navy, having been commissioned during the early 1990s. Ursabia also revealed that they are in the process of recruiting more personnel. The ship was launched at OCEA Shipbuilding at Les Sables-d’Olonne in France in July 17, 2019 and was formally commissioned by the PCG on April 13, 2020. BACOLOD City – The Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) biggest and newest naval asset arrived yesterday in this city. From Davao City, BRP Bacolod City will then set sail to Cebu to drop another batch of the medical supplies. THE Philippine Navy ship BRP Bacolod City (LS-550), brought 200,000 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) and 700,000 KN95 face masks to Northern Mindanao on Friday. Dempsey Reyes-May 10, 2020. [6], Bacolod City joined BRP Juan Magluyan (PG-392) and BRP Artemio Ricarte (PS-37) and the Essex Expeditionary Strike Group during the sea exercise phase of the RP-US Balikatan 2008 on February 2008. your username. BRP Bacolod City (LS-550), one of the Philippine Navy’s logistic support vessel, is shown docked at Macabalan Port in Cagayan de Oro City yesterday, December 1, 2020 as part of its usual logistical runs. [7], On 19–23 July 2011, BRP Bacolod City together with BRP Quezon (PS-70) was part of Amphibious Exercise PAGSISIKAP 2011 held in Manila Bay. From there, it will head to Manila to make the final delivery. The video shows one of five M113A2 armored personnel carriers equipped with a 12.7mm machine gun on a remote controlled weapon station (RCWS) as it disembarks from the Philippine Navy Bacolod City-class logistics support vessel BRP Bacolod City (LS-550) . Philippine Navy LC-550 BRP Bacolod City May 17, 2006 at Keppel Batangas Shipyard, Philippines. 0. [8], The Bacolod City together with BRP Emilio Jacinto (PS-35) under Naval Task Group 80 will be part of 262-member contingent representing the Philippine Navy in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition 2011 from 6–10 December 2011 in Langkawi, Malaysia. BRP Quezon represented the Philippines in the Indonesian Fleet Review and Sail Bunaken 2009 festival, an international sea event held in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The two ships in the class are named BRP Dagupan City (LCC-551) and BRP Bacolod City (LCC-550). Tags BRP Bacolod City. The main engines can propel the 1,400 ton (4,265 tons full load) ship at a maximum speed of around 12 knots (22 km/h). 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The ships have a capacity to transport up to 48 TEU or 2,280 tons vehicles/general cargo, or up to 900 tons on Logistics Over The Shore (LOTS) / amphibious operations. BRP Gabriela Silang, the Philippine Coast Guard’s largest offshore patrol vessel, docked at the Bredco port in Bacolod City on Friday (Oct. 30, 2020). Deployments. BRP Bacolod Scale Model.jpg 4,000 × 2,248; 1.45 MB. This capability expands the choice of landing locations, and at the same time reduces the potential enemy impact on the logistics support operations. PH navy ship delivers 200k PPE to Mindanao. The baby was rushed to a hospital in Cebu and is now in stable condition. Welcome! The PN operate two ships of the Bacolod City class and these were commissioned in Dec. 1, 1993. NAVAL STATION JOSE ANDRADA, Manila, May 8 – The Philippine Navy (PN) logistic ship, BRP Bacolod City (LS550) carrying 200,000 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and 700,00 KN5 face masks from China arrived at Sasa Wharf, Davao City earlier today, May 08. The main engines can propel the 1,400 ton (4,265 tons full load) ship at a maximum speed of around 12 knots (22 km/h). She is also considered as one of the most modern transport ships in the Philippine Navy, having been commissioned during the … Welcome Home BRP Bacolod City (LS550) BRP Bacolod City (LS550) safely arrived in Davao City today after 3 weeks of mission in Xiamen, People’s Republic of China carrying 200,000 sets of PPE intended for the Front Liners in the entire Mindanao. BRP Antonio Luna was launched at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries on November 8, 2019. BRP Bacolod City. (Photo: Edison K. 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BRP Gabriela Silang is an 84-meter long offshore patrol vessel. BACOLOD CITY – BRP Gabriela Silang, the Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) largest offshore patrol vessel (OPV), is currently on a port visit in this city. Regions. The BRP Bacolod City was tapped by the government to transport the PPE sets acquired from China by the Department of Budget and Management earlier this year for use of the Department of Health personnel in their ongoing efforts to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak. She is also considered as one of the most modern transport ships in the Philippine Navy, having been commissioned during the early 1990s. Ursabia said the PCG specifically brought the BRP Gabriela Silang to Bacolod City in order to show to the Bacolodnons and Negrenses that they have a new ship. Presently it is assigned with the Service Force of the Philippine Fleet. The BRP Bacolod City (LC-550) is the lead ship of two "Bacolod City" class of Logistics Support Vessel s, and is based on a helicopter capable variant of the US Army's Frank S. Besson class. The navy ship arrived at Sasa Wharf in Davao City with the PPE and medical equipment acquired from the Zhangzhou Harbor in Xiamen, China. She is also considered as one of the most modern transport ships in the Philippine Navy, having been commissioned during the early 1990s. The prime mission of the ship is the direct transport and discharge of liquid and dry cargo to shallow terminal areas, remote under-developed coastlines and on inland waterways. 17, 2006 at Keppel Batangas Shipyard, Philippines named BRP Dagupan City ( LC-550 ) to. The class are named BRP Dagupan City ( LCC-550 ) files are this. 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