Source: 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 Corry. She was used to transport jute Read more [...]
Vanuatu Daily Post January 15, 2016
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 Read more [...]
Vanuatu Daily Post Jan 12th 2016
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 Read more [...]
By Len Garae | Source Daily Post
Group took 80 days to complete the piling on the Luganville Wharf Project on November 12, one month ahead of schedule.
The company’s Marketing Manager, Wayne Huang says the piling comprised of 175 steel pipes of one metre in diameter each approximately 45 metres long.
Piling is the most difficult task of the entire project. “Now that we have completed that, I think it is like 30% of the entire construction project is already completed”, the Marketing Read more [...]
The Vanuatu Beach Volleyball duo of Miller Pata and Linline Matauatu have finished competition for the year but are already thinking about how to seal Olympic qualification.
The pair are ranked 19th in the world and need to get inside the top-16 by June to book their spot in Rio next August.
Pata and Matauata finished in a share of 17th place at the World Championships earlier this year and last weekend regained the Oceania women's title.
Miller Pata, who was named MVP of Read more [...]
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