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Prime Minister warns local sailors to stay away from alcohol

12 April, 2017 - 6:40 pm in Latest News, Maritime, World

  The new sailors ready to work on overseas cruiseliners and cargo ships BY Natu Samuelu Tafunai APIA, SAMOA: WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL 2017: The 71 sailors who graduated this week from the Marine School of the University of Samoa, have been given a stern warning…

$82m tala enhancement project for the Apia Port breaks ground

Part of the Apia Port under construction as funded by Japan. APIA, SAMOA - MONDAY 17 OCTOBER 2016: The Government of Japan has again extended its great…

Cyclone Amos expected to pass South of Samoa Saturday

APIA, SAMOA: FRIDAY 22 APRIL 2016: Tropical Cyclone Amos is expected to strengthen to a Category 3 storm as it passes just north of Wallis during the…

One dead as major fuel tank fire in Apia is brought under control

At the height of the blaze mid afternoon today as workers were evacuated and traffic detoured from the area. PHOTO by Lan Polu BY Staff Reporters APIA, SAMOA: MONDAY 04 APRIL 2016: One person is confirmed dead from a major fire at one of three fuel storage…

Foreign Minister Murray McCully in handover ceremony of new Tokelau ferry

25 February, 2016 - 3:22 pm in Community, Government, Latest News, Local News, Maritime, Transport, Travel

  The New Zealand funded new ferry for Tokelau, MV Mataliki in the Apia port where she was handed over this morning APIA, SAMOA: THURSDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2016: New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully is in Apia today to participate in a ceremony marking…