IMO to open regional office in Fiji to serve the Pacific

International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will open its seventh Regional Presence Office, in Suva, Fiji, to serve countries and territories in the Pacific Islands region. IMO Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez and

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‘PNG Marine Salvor’s Capacity’

In addition to its core business of harbour towage, marine services company Pacific Towing (PacTow), provides salvage, emergency response, and spill response services at home in PNG and throughout the broader region.

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8 Women Seafarers Graduate

The Women in Maritime program, a partnership between Pacific Towing (PacTow), the Australian Government, Consort Express Lines and Swire shipping is pleased to recognise 8 young PNG women who have recently graduated as

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‘Pacific Towing – Delivering More than Harbour Towage’

Melanesian marine services company, Pacific Towing (PacTow), assists an average of 3,500 vessels annually in five ports in Papua New Guinea, as well as in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Although harbour towage is PacTow’s

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Samoa PM Fiame Mata’afa calls to prioritise Pacific security

Samoa Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa sounded a warning to the heads of Pacific’s maritime forces to be mindful of the current geo-political interest and attention towards the blue Pacific region. She

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‘PNG Prepared for Oil Spill Disaster’

Papua New Guinea is better equipped to respond to a major maritime incident resulting in a significant oil spill following a national oil spill response exercise in Port Moresby’s Fairfax Harbour. PNG’s

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Unseaworthy and reckless

Inquiry into Butiraoi sinking is damning The release of a Commission of Inquiry report into the tragic sinking of the MV Butiraoi in Kiribati last year has brought fresh grief to the nation, as

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Pacific islands work on updating their sea charts

SPC starts work in Vanuatu The majority of the Pacific’s underwater charts are outdated with some of them dating back to Captain James Cook’s expeditions to the region in the 18th century. Secretariat of the

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