PCG deploys anti-smuggling ship in Zamboanga


The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has deployed a newly acquired French vessel to assist the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in the anti-smuggling operations in Zamboanga area.

An arrival ceremony for the Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas Malamawi (FPB 2403) was held at Zamboanga City Port Friday, March 29, PCG said.

Custons Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero graced the event.

In a speech, Guerrero said Malamawi would be jointly operated by the PCG and BOC to address smuggling activities in their area of responsibility.