Monthly Archives: January 2016

Russian star  found  on the bottom  Port Vila harbour in 35 metres.

Russian star found on the bottom Port Vila harbour in 35 metres.

Michael McFadyen’s | Scuba Diving Website Unbelievable history of the Star of Russia lying silent on the seabed of Port Vila harbour – just one of many Vanuatu wreck dive sites waiting for international divers to explore. The Star was large vessel, almost 83 metres long and 12 metres wide with a tonnage of 1,981 tons gross. The first owner was James P. Corry & Company of Belfast. The Star was the largest of 12 almost identical ships built for ... Read More »

First Power Purchase agreement signed

First Power Purchase agreement signed

By Anita Roberts | Vanuatu Daily Post Tuesday this week witnessed a major development in the country’s energy sector as authorities put pens to paper to formalize a power purchasing agreement for the first Grid Connected Solar System in Port Vila. This project refers to the installation of the 767 kWp of solar power plant; rooftop and grounded-mounted at the Parliament premises and the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD) building at Nambatu Area. The project is financed by the ... Read More »

Scuba Operators Association President holds great future for tourism in Vanuatu

Scuba Operators Association President holds great future for tourism in Vanuatu

By Len Garae | Source Daily Post The President of Vanuatu Scuba Operators Association (VSOA), Mike Crawford, says Vanuatu has the potential to be the best tourist related country in the whole South Pacific. Crawford gave his view while discussing the future of scuba operations in the country as a contributor to tourism development in Vanuatu. He has confirmed information from the Department of Tourism that the department and its stakeholders including VSOA have been working on new standards for ... Read More »

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