Category: Maritime

GOVERNMENT PURSUES COMPENSATION CLAIMS FOR OIL SPILLS AS CONVENTION CAME INTO FORCE

Sibc News- February 25, 2021

Solomon Trader ran aground in Kangava bay, Rennell Atoll The government is in a process of pursuing owners and insurers for compensation arising from pollution ... Read More

CAPTAINS OF DETAINED VESSELS FACES SUSPENSION

Sibc News- January 6, 2021

Loading of building materials during the festive season. About ten ships were detained during the festive season Operation Safe Boat. Director of the Solomon Islands ... Read More

Boat users urged to take extra precaution

Admin- July 11, 2019

The sunken ray boat between Ngella and Honiara. Photo: RSIPF. Police are again calling on people to take extra precaution when travelling at sea as ... Read More

Oil Spill ravages Namuga shoreline

Admin- June 18, 2019

MV Takana. Photo: James Mageme. The oil spill from MV Takana at Namuga in Makria Ulawa Province will likely worsen tourism opportunity in the area, ... Read More

Govt wants wrecked vessel removed

Admin- March 1, 2019

The Wrecked Solomon Trader. Photo: Australian High Commission. The Solomon Islands Government recommends, MV Solomon Trader's owner, King Trader Limited (South Express Limited) removes its ... Read More

New wharf for new patrol boats

Admin- January 26, 2019

Aola maritime patrol base, Honiara. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Marine Division is proposing an upgrade of the Aola base at Point Cruz to ... Read More

Port Development? Rundown Island Jetty still in use

Admin- December 16, 2018

A vessel using the refueling jetty. While the Solomon Islands Ports Authority SIPA mission statement emphasizes that it strives to provide services for customers, its ... Read More