Training, visibility, and recognition: Supporting a barrier-free working environment for women in maritime

To fully harness the potential that the Pacific Ocean holds for the well-being of pacific islanders, it is crucial that all relevant sectors of the Pacific economy are given an equal opportunity and footing to contribute to maritime activities.

Mereseini Rakuita, SPC’s Principal Strategic Lead – Pacific Women keynote address on Women In Maritime day 2022

"If we are to make any meaningful changes to the participation of women in the maritime sector, we must be fully cognisant of the barriers that do exist.” Mereseini Rakuita, SPC’s Principal Strategic Lead – Pacific Women, shared this comment in her…

SPC and IMO train regional maritime trainers as simulator and ECDIS instructors

PICs participants during simulator training The Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Maritime and the Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) last week (30 October to 3 November) convened the…

Solomon Islands doubles efforts to strengthen maritime governance framework

To assist Solomon Islands in strengthening its maritime governance framework, the Pacific Community will deliver activities related to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS), Pacific Islands Domestic Ship Safety (…

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…
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