A Safety Prayer Ceremony for the Keel Laying of the first of the ten units of the Multi-Role Response Vessels (MRRVs) of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is being led by the Department of Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio “Jun” Abaya and Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez.

The ceremony was held on 06 February 2016 at the Isogo Works of the Japan Marine United (JMU) shipyard in Yokohama wherein the Shinto priest led in the Anzen-kigan-sai, a traditional Japanese Shinto ceremony to pray for the safe construction of the MRRVs. The Shinto priest offered the sacred “Sake” and recited the Shinto prayer for the purification of the building site.

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