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  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    US carrier Matson is to set up a fast containership service between the US West Coast and ports in Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga and Fiji, starting August 10, 2016.  With West Coast cargo to be transshipped at Honolulu, SPX will provide same-day-of-week South Pacific arrivals every 28 days, calling on Apia, Samoa; Pago Pago, American Samoa; […]

  • 28 July 2010

    The European Union is the latest signatory to the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation, which will oversee regional regulation of fishery resources from western Australia to South America. The EU signed the Convention on the Conservation and Management of the High Seas Fishery Resources of the South Pacific Ocean on 26 July 2010.

  • 6 June 2017
    Project & Tenders

    TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity company, has been awarded the South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement (SPMMA). The agreement represents a five-year service agreement between SubCom and 14 cable operators in the region. Under terms of the agreement, SubCom will maintain more than 51,000 km of cable that comprise 19 disparate telecommunications and power cable systems. The […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    CNCo, the University of the South Pacific team up on the development of a new class of small cargo freighters.

  • 16 December 2015

    Swire Shipping, the liner shipping division of The China Navigation Company (CNCo), is enhancing its North Asia-Pacific multipurpose liner service. The improvements will see additions of direct calls to Qingdao and Nuku’alofa along with connecting Qingdao, Busan and Yokohama to the South Pacific. According to Swire Shipping the upgraded service is set to start from January 2016. […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Unions have met in Auckland to work towards a Regional Maritime Federation to build union strength throughout the South Pacific. The meeting brought together the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ), Papua New Guinea Maritime and transport Workers Union (MTWU), Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) and Merchant Service […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The cruise line operates the 1997-built cruise ship Paul Gauguin in French Polynesia and the South Pacific.

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Swire Shipping has unveiled plans to enter a new vessel sharing partnership with Matson.

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    PIL has sold its liner shipping business Pacific Direct Line to Neptune Pacific Line.

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    US-based tuna fishing company Pacific Breeze Fisheries LLC has been convicted and sentenced for discharging oil into the South Pacific and for maintaining false records, the US Coast Guard reported. Pacific Breeze Fisheries LLC, which owned the fishing vessel F/V Pacific Breeze responsible for pollution, is obliged to pay a USD 1.6 million fine, in addition […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Matson, Inc., a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, announced yesterday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the primary assets formerly owned by Reef Shipping, a South Pacific shipping company based in Auckland, New Zealand that has been in business since 1968. The assets to be acquired include four vessels and approximately […]

  • 13 February 2019

    Wreckage of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet was recently discovered by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s research vessel (R/V) Petrel. Hornet was found 5,400 meters below the surface, resting on the floor of the South Pacific Ocean around the Solomon Islands. Hornet was best known for its part in the […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pacific International Lines’ subsidiary names its newest boxship newbuilding in China.

  • 28 July 2010

    This is the Pride South Pacific oil rig parked just outside Cape Town harbour.

  • 27 June 2011
    Research & Development

      At the three-day ‘high level’ Deep Sea Minerals Mining Meeting workshop key issues were identified that need to be addressed towards the… (thejetnewspaper) [mappress] Source:  thejetnewspaper, June 27 , 2011;

  • 20 July 2016

    Total SA is unlikely to take on ExxonMobil in a bidding war for explorer InterOil Corp, the French giant’s partner in a rich gas field in Papua New Guinea, analysts said on Wednesday.

  • 29 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      Newly developed technologies and booming commodities prices are driving the emergence of deep seabed mining projects internationally, with…  (wsws) [mappress] Source:  wsws, June 29, 2011;

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    SubCom’s cable ship SubCom Reliance has completed the repair of two Tongan submarine cables. The Tonga Cable and the Tonga Domestic Cable were damaged on January 20, 2019. Upon notification of the break, SubCom Reliance was mobilized and completed the necessary repairs to both cables within eight days of arrival on repair grounds. The repairs […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Daulton Capital Corp., has signed a Letter of Intent with South Pacific Connection Limited (SPC) of Papua New Guinea (PNG) to acquire a 64% working interest in the Oil, Gas and Liquid Natural Gas rights of SPC’s property in PNG. Daulton expects to close on the agreement within ten days. “We believe this agreement […]

  • 16 June 2010

    Holland America Line will deploy ms Volendam and ms Zaandam in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the South Pacific in 2011-12, marking the first time the line will have two ships sailing a series of itineraries in the region simultaneously. Guests will be able to select from a variety of itineraries ranging from 13 to […]

  • 28 March 2006

    Two people have survived for nearly two months at sea in a small boat in the South Pacific. The pair went missing off the Solomons Islands and were picked up by a fishing vessel in Vanuatu waters, the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation reported on Tuesday.

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The California-based cruise operator Princess Cruises, part of Carnival Corporation, has announced it will home port five ships in Australia to sail the cruise line’s largest-ever program offering in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the 2016-2017 season. Princess Cruises will introduce the 3,082-guest Emerald Princess to the market, with Golden Princess returning […]