Philippine Navy officials activated a naval detachment Friday for maritime security and to catch illegal fishermen
, pirates, and illegal entrants, according to a Sun Star report.
The Glan detachment, which is part of the naval forces in eastern Mindanao based in Davao City would also watch over maritime vessels passing to and from Makar Wharf in nearby General Santos City.
The naval detachment backs up the naval coast watch station at Tinaka Point, also in Glan, and floating assets deployed thereat, according to the report. In June, a modern naval facility opened at Tinaka Point in Barangay Batulaki for a 24-hour watch over major sea routes in Sarangani and General Santos City.
Source: Sun Star