She is also considered as one of the most modern transport ships in the Philippine Navy, having been commissioned during the early 1990s.. History. 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 […] [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. Regions. Welcome! your username. Presently it is assigned with the Service Force of the Philippine Fleet. The two ships in the class are named BRP Dagupan City (LCC-551) and BRP Bacolod City (LCC-550). 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 Bacolod City. 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 baby was rushed to a hospital in Cebu and is now in stable condition. Ursabia also revealed that they are in the process of recruiting more personnel. She was previously known as BRP Bacolod City (LC-550) prior to a classification change implemented by the Philippine Navy starting April 2016. BACOLOD City – The Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) biggest and newest ship, BRP Gabriela Silang, docked here Friday. [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 – BRP Gabriela Silang, the Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) largest offshore patrol vessel (OPV), is currently on a port visit in this city. 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. Media in category "BRP Bacolod City (LC-550)" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. 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. 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. 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). BRP Bacolod Scale Model.jpg 4,000 × 2,248; 1.45 MB. your password Tags BRP Bacolod City. 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 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. [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]. 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 is also considered as one of the most modern transport ships in the Philippine Navy, having been commissioned during the early 1990s. 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. Deployments. Its ramps and the main deck are able to withstand roll-on/roll-off operations of even heavy main battle tanks. A corresponding photo was also posted by GMA News as profile photo of their report in their Facebook page. 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. BACOLOD City – The Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) biggest and newest naval asset arrived yesterday in this city. Both ships of its class were purchased brand-new by the Philippine government through the FMS program of the United States. 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 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). Presently it is assigned with the Service Force of the Philippine Fleet. Dempsey Reyes-May 10, 2020. From Davao City, BRP Bacolod City will then set sail to Cebu to drop another batch of the medical supplies. At a sustained speed of 10 knots (19 km/h), it range is at around 8,300 nautical miles (15,370 km). 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. 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. The PN operate two ships of the Bacolod City class and these were commissioned in Dec. 1, 1993. The protective equipment comprised the […] [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. Philippine Navy LC-550 BRP Bacolod City May 17, 2006 at Keppel Batangas Shipyard, Philippines. 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 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) . Log into your account. The navy ship arrived at Sasa Wharf in Davao City with the PPE and medical equipment acquired from the Zhangzhou Harbor in Xiamen, China. Photo from the Philppine Navy. [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. 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. "We are here to inform everybody that the PCG has the capacity to respond to their mandates," he added. She is also considered as one of the most modern transport ships in the Philippine Navy, having been commissioned during the early 1990s. 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 … 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. Its ramps and the main deck are able to withstand roll-on/roll-off operations of even heavy main battle tanks. 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. 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. 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. This capability expands the choice of landing locations, and at the same time reduces the potential enemy impact on the logistics support operations. 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. 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. BRP Antonio Luna was launched at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries on November 8, 2019. [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. 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. At a sustained speed of 10 knots (19 km/h), it range is at around 8,300 nautical miles (15,370 km). 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. [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. 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. 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. 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. (Photo: Edison K. Sy) Both ships of its class were purchased brand-new by the Philippine government through the FMS program of the United States. [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. She was previously known as BRP Dagupan City (LC-551) prior to a classification change implemented by the Philippine Navy starting April 2016 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). The ship is an 84-meter long offshore patrol vessel. 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. [9], Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2020, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition 2011, Naming and Code Designation of PN Vessels, Frank S Besson Class LSV Logistic Support Vessel, http://www.navy.mil.ph/news.php?news_id=357, http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/342702/navy-team-joins-intl-exhibition, BRP Bacolod City threads @ Philippine Defense Forum, Opus224's Unofficial Philippine Defense Page, Commissioned ships of the Philippine Navy, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/BRP_Bacolod_City_(LC-550)?oldid=4106554, Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, Bacolod City is the capital and largest highly urbanized Philippine city of the province of, 2,280 tons (900 tons for amphibious operations) of vehicles, containers or cargo, plus 150 troops, (30) 6 - Officers/ 24 - Enlisted Personnel, Raytheon SPS-64(V)2 I-band Navigation Radar. 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