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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.

Supporting maritime governance and safety management in Solomon Islands

A Pacific Island programme aimed at improving and maintaining safety management on board domestic ships is currently under way in Honiara, Solomon Islands with assistance from the Pacific Community (SPC). Domestic shipping is fundamental for inter-island…

Federated States of Micronesia pursue a common approach between disaster risk and climate change

A joint Environment Summit and Disaster Risk Management Platform is being held this week (15-19 August) in Weno, Chuuk, to address challenges related to the impacts of disasters throughout the Federated States of Micronesia.
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