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MSAF Participates In The Maritime Leaders Forum

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) CEO, Mr John Tunidau, participated at the Malaysia’s Maritime Leaders Seminar, the Langkawi International Maritime And Aerospace Exhibition and the Asia-Pacific Heads Of
05 Apr 2017 11:00
MSAF Participates In The Maritime Leaders Forum
The APHOMSA 18th session.

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) CEO, Mr John Tunidau, participated at the Malaysia’s Maritime Leaders Seminar, the Langkawi International Maritime And Aerospace Exhibition and the Asia-Pacific Heads Of Maritime Safety Agencies (APHOMSA) meeting held at Langkawi, Malaysia from the 20th to 24th March, 2017.

“The APHOMSA Meeting brings together senior Maritime officials and high level Delegatesfrom the Asia-Pacific region to share ideas on innovative methods to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their countriesin terms of maritime safety and marine environment protection, as well as discussion on important matters of National Interest,” said MSAF CEO, John Tunidau.

The APHOMSA 18th session, attended by delegates from 19 member countries, four observer countries and 5 international and regional organisations enabled Fiji and member States to present on and discuss current and emerging maritime issues which are influenced by the rapid growth of the maritime industry in the region.

It also ensured Fiji was represented during the identification of regional priorities which are fed into the IMO ITCP for funding purposes. The Technical co-operation delivered by IMO at the regional level is focused on the unique needs of the Asia Pacific region.

Discussionscentred on the four main pillars of APHoMSA which included:

  1. Regional cooperation;
  2. Protecting the marine environment;

iii. Safety at sea including seafarer welfare; and

  1. Search and rescue.

 

Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji.



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