As another news-packed week passes, we have plenty of work to do, covering a range of interesting subjects. This week Lebanon suffered brutal clashes in Beirut, Iran tested its new… Continue reading "Weekend Briefing (11-15 October)"
The Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) has commissioned its newest Guardian class patrol boat HMPNGS Rochus Lokinap in a ceremony conducted at Lombrum Naval Base, on Manus Island. The… Continue reading "PNG and Vanuatu welcome new Patrol Boats as U.S Coast Guard Patrols Samoa’s EEZ"
An inquiry is ongoing in Samoa, where the Pacific nation’s only patrol boat ran aground on a reef last month amidst internal political strife. The vessel, Guardian Class vessel Nafanua… Continue reading "With its Patrol Boat Grounded, Samoa Turns to Partners to Protect its EEZ"
The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) concluded Operation Tui Moana on Friday, 4 June. Tui Moana is a multinational operation that works to counter illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing… Continue reading "Multinational Operation “Tui Moana” Concludes in the Pacific"