Flag State Summary – Samoa


  • Date: 31/08/2010

Main administrative office
Secretary for Transport
Ministry of Transport
P.O. Box 1607
Apia

Telephone: +685 23 700 / 701
Fax: +685 21 990

Certification Procedure

Contact Details in respect of Bunkers Convention certification
Taulapapa Captain Maselino Sitagata Tominiko 
Head of the Maritime Division
The Ministry of Works Transport and Infrastructure

Contact address: P.O. Box Private Bag, Apia, Samoa

Telephone: +685 21611, 
Fax: +685 28688, 
Email: maselino@mwti.gov.ws

Miscellaneous

Last updated: 3rd September 2008

Industry developments

Polar Shipping

Legal, navigational and environmental resources, news and updates on the development of polar shipping. Read more


US VRP Compliance

With effect from 30th January 2014 non-tank as well as tankships calling at US ports will be required to submit VRPs.  For Club and other resources to assist in compliance click here


International Environmental compliance

Environmental Compliance resource page collates material in respect of International environmental compliance issues affecting our Members. Information from the Club, Loss Prevention and external resources has been collated in one place for ease of reference.


MLC 2006

The Maritime Labour Convention enters into force in August 2013 - resources, news & advice on implementation can be found in this dedicated section.  READ MORE


International sanctions

Recent guidance & corresponding material in respect of international sanctions against various countries has been updated with respect to temporary easing of sanctions against Iran.  READ MORE


Piracy

Essential precautions and preparation against piracy, as well as additional information and resources, loss prevention advisories and useful external web links


Emergency Contacts


If you need to call our offices out of hours and at weekends, click After Office hours for a up to date list of the names of the Duty Executives and their mobile phone numbers. 

Ship Finder


This Ship Finder is updated on a daily basis. Members who need to advise the Club of updates to their recorded ships' details should advise their usual underwriting contact.