Pacific International Inc.

Micro Games put off to 2024

Micro Games put off to 2024

GIFF JOHNSON The Micronesian Games were postponed last week, the second time in two years for the regional sports competition to be delayed. As the July 22 opening of the Micronesian Games began to loom large — the daily countdown sign in Delap had ticked down into the 120s — it became increasingly clear in […]

Take a dive!

Take a dive!

This diving board located at one of the swimming pools by the park past the airport was a collaboration between Robert and Margina Cress (parents of former RMI medal-winning sprinter Roman Cress) and Pacific International Inc. The Cresses purchased the board and PII shipped and installed it for the community.  A value-add for the thousands […]

Jojo narrates tuna video

Jojo narrates tuna video

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 […]

PII struggles to get FSM payment

PII struggles to get FSM payment

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 […]

Likiep runway work waits on dengue

Likiep runway work waits on dengue

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 […]

PNA HQ moves forward

PNA HQ moves forward

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 […]