Technology can be the problem and solution for online safety
Delegates and participants at the official opening of the Safe and Online Equal Spaces – A Pacific Cyber Safety Symposium
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - What is SPC doing to help?
The Pacific Community (SPC) is closely monitoring the novel (new) coronavirus (named COVID-19) outbreak that started in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China early December 2019 and continues to grow.
PW Podcast S02-03: Safety at Sea
For centuries, pacific people have traveled across the vast oceans using traditional canoes and other means of transportation. Today hundreds of thousands of people are dependent on sea and shipping services for business, inter-island travel or just the…
Navigating our vast Blue Pacific safely
Because of its remoteness and the number of small islands scattered over a vast ocean, the Pacific region relies on Maritime Transport as the lifeblood of its communities. However, the rich marine resources and picturesque landscape of the Pacific…
Safer Seas, Cleaner Oceans: The PIDSS program
For centuries, pacific people have travelled across the vast oceans using traditional canoes and other means of transportation. Today hundreds of thousands of people are dependent on sea and shipping services for business, inter-island travel or just the…
Solomon Islands strengthens maritime safety
Improving the safety of Solomon Islands' Honiara port was in focus this week as the capital’s maritime stakeholders met to identify the risks and hazards affecting the Port of Honiara. This was the first meeting of the sort held in the Pacific Island…
Tuvalu aims to improve ocean forecasting and maritime safety
Tuvalu Meteorological Service staff along with stakeholders from across the national maritime industry gathered in Tuvalu this week for a workshop on ocean forecasting and maritime safety. Participants of the workshop highlighted the need for improved…
Improving Pacific search and rescue capacity through cooperation and coordination
The Seventh Pacific Regional Search and Rescue workshop was opened this morning in Auckland.
Zoom - Making ferry travel safer in Solomon Islands
At a Pacific Domestic Ship Safety Programme (PIDDS) workshop in Honiara, Solomon Islands: ship operators with Patteson Arish Mane (front row, second from left) Catching a ferry is a way of life for many people in Solomon Islands. To keep up with demands…
Flag state inspectors acquire knowledge on ship safety standards
This follows a regional training initiative conducted by the Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which began in Suva, Fiji, on 19 September 2016.