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Sustainable Sea Transport for the Pacific Islands: The Obvious Way Forward

Nuttall, Peter

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Sea transport is the lifeline of Pacific countries and communities, moving the majority of people, goods and resources. It is crucial for trade, economic development and impacts upon virtually every development initiative. Yet for many Pacific countries, existing maritime transport services are increasingly unaffordable and unsustainable. Ships are often old, poorly maintained and inefficient, and there is a vicious cycle of old ships being replaced with old ships. Fossil fuel is often the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2014
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/143315
DOI: 10.25911/5f2005766976f
Access Rights: Open Access

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