With MSAF responsible for collating and issuing coastal warnings for the Fiji national area of responsibility within the NAVAREA XIV region our Aids to Navigation (AtoN)/ Information Officer Sunil Kumar is currently in Niue attending a Maritime Safety Information (MSI) training facilitated by Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand a branch of Maritime New Zealand.
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) is the NAVAREA XIV Coordinator, the authority tasked with collecting and issuing long range navigational warnings.
MSI is promulgated in accordance with the provisions of the SOLAS Convention as amended and Section 101 of the Maritime Transport Act.
As we begin another week, MSAF again in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) organized a one day training on GloFouling, the outcome of the workshop is the setting up of a national taskforce on BioFouling management and invasive aquatic species.
Fiji is one of the 12 countries recognized by the IMO as leading partnering country of the GEF - IMO - UNDP GloFouling partnership. ... See MoreSee Less
The MSAF in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is currently holding a weeklong Regional Hull BioFouling workshop. The workshop features participants from 14 Pacific Island Countries and 1 territory Island. ... See MoreSee Less