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Visit at BFAR’s Boat Builder Site in Subic (Mar. 21, 2022)

Author: DA Communications Group | 21 March 2022

On March 21, 2022, Agriculture Secretary William Dar visited the Pacificfortia Marine Technologies, Inc. in Wawandue, Subic, Zambales wherein 33 units of 62-footer fishing boats are being built for the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR).

According to BFAR Regional Director Wilfredo Cruz, the boats, which cost about P7 million each, will be awarded to 33 fisherfolk cooperatives and associations.

Pacificfortia Production Engineer Geraldine Alcazar toured the DA officials including Assistant Secretary for Strategic Communications Noel Reyes, BFAR Director Eduardo Gongona, BFAR Assistant Director Sammy Malvas, and DA Regional Director Crispulo Bautista at the boat building site. (Photo by Adones Buhayan, DA-AFID)