Government consults shipping companies

Update: 3:58PM 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.

This was after the conclusion of a three-day workshop held this week in Port Vila and organised by the Pacific Community (SPC) as part of the organizations role as host of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific (MTCC-Pacific).
The workshop was the first of its kind to be held in Port Vila, and with more than 50 participants in attendance, demonstrated the genuine enthusiasm of the Vanuatu government and maritime industry leaders towards safety and energy efficiency issues. 
Vanuatu Minister for Infrastructure and Public Utilities Jotham Napat while officiating at the event said maritime safety remains an absolute priority for the country.