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Pacific Community Marks World Maritime Day - Connecting ships, ports and people
Today the Pacific Community (SPC), the leading regional technical body in the maritime transport sector, hosts a joint celebratory session of World Maritime Day with representatives of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Pacific Island…
Promoting the integration of marine insurance and liability mechanisms into the Pacific maritime transport system
Senior managers from Maritime Administrations and legislative draftspersons specialised in maritime and shipping related legislation from 11 Pacific Island countries gathered in Suva this week (26–29 September) for the Regional Workshop on International…
Dr Andrew Jones, Director Geoscience, Energy and Maritime
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Andrew Jones as the Director of Geoscience, Energy and Maritime at the Pacific Community (SPC). His appointment will formally take effect on 16 October 2017.
Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in Pacific hosts its First Advisory Group Meeting
The Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Pacific region (MTCC-Pacific) hosted its First Advisory Group Meeting on this week in Suva, Fiji. The Advisory Group has the responsibility to support the operations of MTCC-Pacific for the Pacific…
Pacific Search and Rescue Steering Committee Strategic Plan endorsed
The Pacific Search and Rescue Steering Committee (PACSAR) is committed to working with other Pacific Island countries or territories within or neighbouring their areas of responsibility to build search and rescue response capability. Representatives from…
SPC to host Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in Pacific
The Pacific Community (SPC) has been selected by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Pacific region (MTCC-Pacific) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional…
Pacific highlights shipping as lifeline on World Maritime Day 2016
On World Maritime Day today, the Pacific Community (SPC) is joining with Pacific Island countries and territories to highlight the unique place of shipping in the region with the message: ‘shipping is the lifeline of Pacific Island countries and…
Supporting sustainable development through trade, transport facilitation and port efficiency
Reducing the cost and improving the quality of logistics and transport systems improves international market access and leads directly to increased trade and trade competitiveness.
Deep sea minerals frameworks to inform decision-making
Two frameworks released today will build knowledge of deep sea minerals and their governance, and support informed decision-making by Pacific Island countries.
Marshall Islands declares maritime boundaries to UN
The Republic of the Marshall Islands has reached a major milestone in ocean resource management and international relations following the submission of their completed maritime boundary legislation to the United Nations on 22 April 2016.