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Maritime Navigation Seminar To Build Capacity

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) was part of a Capacity Building Seminar on Aids to Navigation (AtoN) held by the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and
28 Jun 2017 11:00
Maritime Navigation Seminar To Build Capacity
Participant s of the seminar at the Nadi Tanoa International Hotel. Photo: MSAF

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) was part of a Capacity Building Seminar on Aids to Navigation (AtoN) held by the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) in partnership with the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of South Korea.

The two-day workshop which included stakeholders from Fiji, South Korea and Vanuatu was being held in Nadi Tanoa International from the 26th-27th June, 2017.

“This Seminar aims to increase collaboration and knowledge sharing amongst stakeholders and subject matter specialists, and help build knowledge and capacity to address challenges faced by them in terms of navigation safety of ships,” said MSAF CEO, John Tunidau.

According to Mr Tunidau the IALA, to which Fiji is a national member, is a non-profit, international technical association which gathers marine aids to navigation authorities, manufacturers, consultants, and, scientific and training institutes from all parts of the world and offers them the opportunity to exchange and compare their experiences and achievements.

Over 20 participants that included important stakeholders from MSAF, Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (Fiji), Government Shipping Services, Korean Association of AtoN, Ports and Marine Department (Vanuatu), Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities (Vanuatu), Sekwang Engineering, Dohwa Engineering, IALA and Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, South Korea, attended this seminar.

-SOURCE: MSAF

 



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