FridayJULY 30th, WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS : 2022-07-30 00:00

The National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA) is committed to effectively roll out the Small Craft Act 2011 in the 15 Maritime Provinces in Papua New Guinea to ensure safety standards at sea are adhered to by owners of small crafts.

Effective implementation of the Act in all 15 Maritime Provinces is one of the key objectives of NMSA’s operations, in particular, the safety program that aims to improve safety while traveling at sea.

NMSA provides the overall leadership to ensure the Act is...

FridayJULY 30th, WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS : 2022-07-30 00:00

Many key issues that concerns the government’s attention were highlighted at the recent Consultative Implementation and Monitoring Councils’ (CIMC) Sea Transport Sub-Committee meeting held recently in Port Moresby.

President of the PNG Seafarers Association Mr Gehasa Gegesana speaking at the meeting highlighted that the government should consider enacting a Maritime Ministry that can prioritise the operation of the Maritime Industry.

Mr Gegesana said the reason was that Maritime is one of the...