Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation

SV Kwai’s new phase

SV Kwai’s new phase

A hands-on sailing training jointly implemented by GIZ and the Ministry of Transportation was held last Thursday on SV Kwai cargo ship. During its six months in RMI, the Kwai has played an active role in hauling copra from the outer islands to Tobolar for milling, and transporting goods to remote islands for sale. With […]

WAM takes new tack

WAM takes new tack

EVE BURNS Waan Aelon in Majol (WAM) is working on new locally-designed catamarans and outrigger canoes to improve the movement of copra and people within atolls An ongoing challenge for copra collection in remote atolls is the time needed for government field trip vessels to stop at multiple islands within one atoll to collect copra. […]

Shipping deluged with cargo

Shipping deluged with cargo

HILARY HOSIA If anyone deserves praise this graduation season, it’s the hard working folks manning the Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation’s warehouse — from forklift operators to the personnel at receiving. The scene at Uliga Dock was busy with families departing to see their family members graduating on outer islands last week. Some were seen booking […]

Secret panel selects float winners

Secret panel selects float winners

Prior to the 38th Constitution Day float competition last week, the Constitution Day Committee made an agreement to engage three judges — whose identities were kept secret from the public — to determine the winning floats. The identity of judges was kept secret even from the committee members to make sure there was no inside […]