Due diligence reason for delay in awarding tender for Bauerfield runway improvements

Port Vila's Bauerfield international airport

It would seem the World Bank feels insufficient due diligence has been activated for this very expensive project. And look where airfield improvements got the previous government (former ministers in prison) because of lack of due diligence over Rentabau. Tenderers for the Bauerfield airport works are being told there is a delay Read the rest of this entry »


Vanuatu to receive new state-of-the-art patrol boat from Australia

A computer rendering of Vanuatu's new patrol boat. Image: Austal

A computer rendering of Vanuatu’s new patrol boat. Image: Austal

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Renewable energy projects to power remote islands; 767kW solar plant officially launched

Hon. Ham Lini, Ministry of Climate Change, Disaster Management, Environment and Energy, PM Charlot Salwai, a representative of UAE's Pacific Partnership Fund and Minister for Public Utilities and Infrastructure Jotham Napat at the the official inauguration ceremony today for the 767kW Solar Grid Connected System, which will save Vanuatu 340,000 litres of imported diesel. Photo: Hilaire Bule

Hon. Ham Lini, Ministry of Climate Change, Disaster Management, Environment and Energy, PM Charlot Salwai, a representative of UAE’s Pacific Partnership Fund and Minister for Public Utilities and Infrastructure Jotham Napat at the official inauguration today of the 767kW Solar Grid Connected System in Port Vila. Photo: Hilaire Bule

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