Okeanos

Okeanos delivers early gift

Okeanos delivers early gift

All five inhabited islands in Maloelap Atoll reported experiencing food shortages for the past three months. Local food crops are slowly recovering from the recent drought, said Dustin Langidrik, who manages the Okeanos vessel in RMI. “Just in time for the Christmas, and where needed most, Okeanos Marshall Islands delivered a relief response with food […]

President welcomes German Ambassador to Marshalls

President welcomes German Ambassador to Marshalls

President Hilda Heine accepted diplomatic credentials of newly appointed German Ambassador to RMI, Dr. Gordon Kricke, last week Tuesday at the Cabinet conference room. During the ceremony President Heine conveyed her appreciation for Germany’s support in establishing the new Sustainable Shipping Center at the USP Campus and said she hopes to continue strengthening ties with […]

Tinak Elementary needs help

Tinak Elementary needs help

Rusted tins, damaged old roof, and cracked concrete walls confirm Tinak Elementary School in Arno needs more than just repairs. The Journal visited the school with Head Teacher Stephen Jiwirak when Okeanos Vaka Motu transported Jiwirak and his family from Majuro last Friday. Jiwirak explained the school was formerly St. Paul School and was run […]

Vaka Motu visits Arno

Vaka Motu visits Arno

ISAAC MARTY The first service to the outer islands for the Okeanos Foundation’s Vaka Motu started last week with a visit to Arno. It departed Uliga Dock Thursday evening and arrived Arno the next morning. School supplies, medical supplies, and few passengers were delivered successfully to Malel Island. Some things were taken to Ul en […]