Jojo Kramer is featured in a newly released video that is viewable on YouTube. It’s called Marshall Islands: Making more out of tuna, and it features Jojo talking about how his family company, Pacific International Inc., is engaging in the tuna industry — handling tuna unloading into freezer containers for export and servicing the large […]
GIFF JOHNSON Pacific International Inc. received a mediation award in its construction dispute with the FSM government over US government-funded road work it did in Chuuk state from 2009-2013. But the FSM refused to pay the mediation award of an initial $2 million on a total $6 million award. More recently, PII received a $9.5 […]
The fifth outer island scheduled to receive runway paving is on hold awaiting the lifting of the current passenger travel ban to outer islands during the ongoing dengue fever outbreak. Over the past two years, four outer island runways have either been paved or refurbished by Pacific International Inc. under contract with the Ministry of […]
Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority staff began moving into their new three-story headquarters located in Delap at the end of last week, as construction work is largely completed.
Plans to re-roof and renovate the former national ECC gymnasium continue to move along with various ups and downs that continue to delay a final solution.
Parties to the Nauru Agreement’s (PNA’s) CEO Ludwig Kumoru and PNA Commercial Manager Maurice Brownjohn met with PII CEO Jerry Kramer last week for a small signing ceremony that sets the stage for a big PNA building project. PII has already commenced demolition/site preparation work at the former Won Hai Shien/Jemen Ei Corporation facilities next […]
Journal 3/5/1978 P1 Marshalls ConCon resumes The Marshall Islands Constitutional Convention resumed here last week after a long recess. A final draft constitution is expected to be finalized within the week. A date for a vote on the document, which calls for a parliamentary form of government, is expected to be proposed soon by the […]
Journal 3/6/1981 P1 Ebadon Tot airfield dedicated Ebadon Island, located at the far northwest corner of the world’s largest atoll, Kwajalein, has now join the Air Age. The 2,000 foot compared coral runway of Ebadon Tot Airfield was dedicated February 28 by top officials of the Marshall Islands government, the Kwajalein Missile Range, and Global […]
PII’s barge, loaded with tons of construction equipment from a road paving project in Chuuk, ran into trouble in heavy seas between Chuuk and Pohnpei earlier this week. Daniel Kramer, who is coordinating the rescue, said Monday a PII crew was able to stabilize the vessel, preventing it from sinking with all pumps pumping out […]
Passers by on Amata Kabua Boulevard in Delap were shocked the past few days to first see a wall go up around the damaged and condemned ECC gym, and later to see scaffolding appear and hard-hatted construction workers begin work at the facility. The RMI government hasn’t yet identified funding to complete what could be […]