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China's Hospital Ship Visits Nations That Stopped Supporting Taiwan

The Maritime Executive 20 Sep 2023
China's hospital ship, the PLA Navy vessel Peace Ark (Daishan Dao), has completed a goodwill tour of the Pacific Islands and returned to home base at the port of Zhoushan ... The ship passed by Tuvalu and Nauru, which are among the handful of states that maintain full relations with Taipei.

Talkin’ Tuvalu: Rosemont’s Auge Gains Insight Into Climate Change During South Pacific Internship

Journal Online Chicago 17 Aug 2023
Sunset on the tiny island nation of Tuvalu, in the south Pacific ... The trip was for a 10-week internship with the Tuvalu Climate Action Network, researching the effects of climate change in Tuvalu, populated by around 11,000 in the south Pacific ... “Tuvalu is very welcoming of foreigners and my host family took me in as one of their own,” Auge wrote.

PM Brown meets with Troika Leaders to discuss Forum priorities

Cook Islands News 13 Aug 2023
Their discussions included exploring co-operation in domestic shipping operations and crewing, cybersecurity, stronger people-to-people links acknowledging the Tuvalu community living in the Cook Islands, and Forum priorities as articulated in the 2022 Leaders Communique, ...

UN shipping agency endorses plan to keep 1.5 degrees within reach after ‘relentless lobbying by Pacific’

RNZ 07 Jul 2023
The Pacific collective from the Marshall Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Tonga and Solomon Islands, who have been at the IMO since 2015 joined by Vanuatu, Nauru, Samoa and Nauru - referred to as the 6PAC Plus - overcame strong resistance to ensure international shipping continues to steam towards full decarbonisation by 2050.

Pacific nations driving momentum at IMO to clean up international shipping

RNZ 14 Jun 2023
A group of Pacific Island nations, including Solomon Islands, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and led by the Marshall Islands in 2021 submitted a landmark proposal for a fuel levy on ships starting at $US100 for every tonne of carbon emitted from ships, followed by a new fuel standard, which would essentially ban the use of fossil fuels.

Crucial IMO talks 'last chance' for global shipping to meet Paris Agreement target

RNZ 08 Jun 2023
A shipping industry expert says the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) climate summit in the United Kingdom next month is the last chance for the sector to get in line with global climate targets ... The Pacific coalition on shipping was led by the Marshall Islands and included the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Kiribati and Tuvalu.

Sea Shepherd sends ship to Tuvalu to support police patrols against illegal fishing

SAFETY4SEA 15 May 2023
Sea Shepherd Global has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Tuvalu, committing to send a ship to the South Pacific island country to support law enforcement efforts to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing through at-sea patrols.

Pacific news in brief for May 4

RNZ 04 May 2023
Pacific - shipping. Participants from Marshall Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Kiribati have gathered in Suva to discuss a strategy for negotiations at the International Maritime Organizationon.

Gibraltar Oil Spill

Citrus County Chronicle 21 Sep 2022
FILE - A view of the Tuvalu-registered OS 35 ...

Gibraltar to reopen port after ship fuel spill emergency

Midland Daily News 07 Sep 2022
MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar authorities said Wednesday the Rock's port would partially reopen later in the day following the removal of most of the oil from a stricken ship that collided in its bay area last week ... The government says the emergency status of the ship incident has been lifted because most of the fuel from the ship has been extracted.

Gibraltar says some fuel still leaking from stricken ship

Springfield News-Sun 02 Sep 2022
The Tuvalu-registered OS 35 cargo ship that collided with a liquid natural gas carrier in the bay of Gibraltar last Monday, lies on the seabed, off Catalan bay to prevent it from sinking in Gibraltar, Thursday, Sept ... The Tuvalu-registered OS 35 cargo ship that collided with a ...

Mayor says fuel slick from Gibraltar reaches Spanish coast

Springfield News-Sun 02 Sep 2022
The Tuvalu-registered OS 35 cargo ship that collided with a liquid natural gas carrier in the bay of Gibraltar last Monday, lies on the seabed, off Catalan bay to prevent it from sinking in Gibraltar, Thursday, Sept ... The Tuvalu-registered OS 35 cargo ship that collided with a ...

Gibraltar authorities fight spill from stricken bulk carrier

Splash24/7 02 Sep 2022
The ship was damaged as it collided with an LNG carrier on Monday and was ... Divers sent to the ship have since sealed the source of the leak – two vents in the fuel tanks ... The Tuvalu-flagged, 35,363 dwt ship, loaded with steel bars, is owned by Greece’s Oldstone Management.

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