Practicing Energy Efficiency in the Marshall Islands Maritime Sector

Practicing Energy Efficiency in the Marshall Islands Maritime Sector

A three-day workshop on ship energy efficient operations was organised in Marshall Islands by the Pacific Community (SPC) and was hosted by the University of the South Pacific (USP) at its campus in Majuro. This workshop forms part of the capacity-building efforts of SPC as the Host Institution of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the PacificRead more about Practicing Energy Efficiency in the Marshall Islands Maritime Sector[…]

‘Green Pacific Port initiative’ looks to improve port operations across the Pacific

‘Green Pacific Port initiative’ looks to improve port operations across the Pacific

  31 August 2018 Suva, Fiji – Government officials and port representatives from Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Tonga agreed to focus on the implementation of quality, energy, and environmental management for port operations in the Pacific as the guiding principles of their work in support of the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Green Pacific Port initiative. TheRead more about ‘Green Pacific Port initiative’ looks to improve port operations across the Pacific[…]

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[…]