Pacific Community Finalist for Asia-Pacific Environment Award

Pacific Community Finalist for Asia-Pacific Environment Award

8 August 2018 Suva, Fiji – The Pacific Community (SPC) as host institution of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific (MTCC-Pacific), has been named a finalist for the 2018 Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards. This is one of the most prestigious maritime awards recognising innovative and dynamic contributions of companies and individuals responsibleRead more about Pacific Community Finalist for Asia-Pacific Environment Award[…]

Practising maritime safety and energy efficiency in Kiribati

Practising maritime safety and energy efficiency in Kiribati

  02 July 2018 – Government agencies and domestic shipping operators agreed to practice ship safety and energy efficient operations in the maritime sector at the conclusion of the four-day workshop on safe and energy efficient operation of ships held in Tarawa, Kiribati from 19-22 June 2018 in a joint collaboration of the Pacific Island DomesticRead more about Practising maritime safety and energy efficiency in Kiribati[…]

Samoa Government calls for Transition to Energy Efficiency within its Maritime Sector

Samoa Government calls for Transition to Energy Efficiency within its Maritime Sector

Samoa – The Samoa government has called upon the maritime transport sector to make shipping safer and more energy efficient in this week’s National Workshop on Energy Efficient Operations of Ships delivered in a joint collaboration of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) through the Maritime TechnologyRead more about Samoa Government calls for Transition to Energy Efficiency within its Maritime Sector[…]

MTCC-Pacific supports Energy Efficiency within the Tuvalu Maritime Sector

MTCC-Pacific supports Energy Efficiency within the Tuvalu Maritime Sector

  Funafuti, Tuvalu – Sea transportation is crucial to the economic development and sustainability of Pacific Island countries (PICs) and the Tuvalu government has called upon the maritime transport sector to make shipping safer and more energy efficient. The call was made at the National Workshop on Ship Energy Efficient Operations, delivered by the MaritimeRead more about MTCC-Pacific supports Energy Efficiency within the Tuvalu Maritime Sector[…]

Private-Public sector stakeholder group established in Vanuatu to support maritime safety and energy efficiency

Private-Public sector stakeholder group established in Vanuatu to support maritime safety and energy efficiency

29 March 2018 Port Vila, Vanuatu – At the conclusion of the three-day workshop held this week in Port Villa, Vanuatu government agencies and commercial shipping operators agreed to establish a consultative focus group of maritime stakeholders to focus on critical issues related to shipping safety, energy efficiency and quality services. The workshop was organisedRead more about Private-Public sector stakeholder group established in Vanuatu to support maritime safety and energy efficiency[…]

Launch of Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific establishes ‘centre of excellence’ for the region

Launch of Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific establishes ‘centre of excellence’ for the region

  13 December 2017 – A landmark event for the Pacific region took place today with the launch of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific (MTCC-Pacific). The MTCC-Pacific will become part of a global network, joining centres in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America. Together, these centres will develop and promote low-carbon maritimeRead more about Launch of Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific establishes ‘centre of excellence’ for the region[…]

Solomon Islands maritime industry calls for energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses

Solomon Islands maritime industry calls for energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses

  16 Feb 2018 | Honiara The Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA) together with national ship operators, have called for greater investment in energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses. The call was made at the National Workshop on Energy Efficient Operations of ships, which was delivered by the Maritime TechnologyRead more about Solomon Islands maritime industry calls for energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses[…]

Fiji maritime industry calls for energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses

Fiji maritime industry calls for energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses

Fiji Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) and ship operators convened this week for the First National Workshop on Energy Efficient Operations of Ships delivered by the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific (MTCC-Pacific). The workshop participants agreed to address issues affecting domestic shipping in Fiji, taking into considerationRead more about Fiji maritime industry calls for energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses[…]

Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific Assist in Energy Management in Pacific Ports

Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific Assist in Energy Management in Pacific Ports

Directors, Chief Executive Officers and managers from nine Pacific Island countries ports and administrations convened today for the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific (MTCC-Pacific) Regional Workshop on Energy Management in Ports in, Auckland, New Zealand. An energy audit conducted by the Pacific Community (SPC) in the port of Suva, Fiji, in 2016, showedRead more about Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific Assist in Energy Management in Pacific Ports[…]

Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in Pacific hosts its First Advisory Group Meeting

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 region through high-level technical advice and governance. Members of the first Advisory Group included representatives from Fiji, MarshallRead more about Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in Pacific hosts its First Advisory Group Meeting[…]