Providing Safety of Navigation at Beveridge Reef: A successful risk assessment trip

The Pacific Safety of Navigation project team is thrilled to share the exciting news of the recent risk assessment trip to Beveridge Reef in Niue aboard the New Zealand specialist navy vessel HMNZS Manawanui. The two-day expedition, 2nd to the 4th of…

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 According to speakers at the opening of the Safe and Equal Online Spaces – Pacific Cyber Safety Symposium held in Suva, Fiji,…

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…
Displaying 1 - 10 of 16