Regional: Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office

Sovereign Project | 37449-013 Status: Closed

The Asian Development Bank is working with nations in the Pacific to establish a Pacific Aviation Safety Office. The project is improving the safety of regional air transport services in the Pacific and strengthening the ability of Pacific countries to manage aviation safety issues.

Project Details

Project Officer
Mizusawa, Daisuke Pacific Department Request for information
Country
  • Regional
Modality
  • Loan
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office
Project Number 37449-013
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2183-REG: Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 1.50 million
TA 6259-REG: Aviation Legislative and Regulatory Review
Cooperation Fund for Regional Trade and Financial Security Initiative US$ 450,000.00
TA 6259-REG: Aviation Legislative and Regulatory Review (Supplementary)
International Fund for Agricultural Development US$ 132,000.00
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Air transport

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services 18 person-months of international consulting services, and 6 months of international or domestic consulting services are to be funded under the loan to support PASO in project implementation and provide capacity building. The consultants will provide assistance to PASO in the areas of legislative and regulatory review and harmonization, airline audits, and information systems development.
Procurement Minor building works and procurement of office equipment to be determined.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Mizusawa, Daisuke
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO)
Alvin Tuala
[email protected]
PO Box 139, Port Vila, Vanuatu

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 11 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 07 Oct 2010

Loan 2183-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Sep 2005 27 Oct 2005 26 Jun 2006 30 Apr 2011 - 03 Sep 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.10 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 1.50 22 Sep 2005 1.57 0.00 98%
Counterpart 0.60 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 22 Sep 2005 1.60 0.00 100%

TA 6259-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Sep 2005 22 Sep 2006 22 Sep 2006 31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 582,000.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 682,000.00 22 Sep 2005 85,709.07

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Title Document Type Document Date
Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project (Pacific Region) Project/Program Completion Reports Jun 2011
Aviation Legislative and Regulatory Review TA Completion Reports Oct 2010
Aviation Legislative and Regulatory Review Consultants' Reports Aug 2008
Amendment to the Loan Agreement for Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project between Pacific Aviation Safety Office and ADB (23 May 2007) Loan Agreement (Special Operations) May 2007
Guarantee Agreement for Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project between Republic of Kiribati and ADB Guarantee Agreements Oct 2005
Guarantee Agreement for Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project between Independent State of Papua New Guinea and ADB Guarantee Agreements Oct 2005
Loan Agreement for Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project between Pacific Aviation and Safety Office and ADB Loan Agreement (Special Operations) Oct 2005
Guarantee Agreement for Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project between Independent State of Samoa and ADB Guarantee Agreements Oct 2005
Guarantee Agreement for Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project between Republic of Vanautu and ADB Guarantee Agreements Oct 2005
Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project/Program Administration Manual Sep 2005
Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Aug 2005

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Pacific Region: Establishment of the Pacific Aviation Safety Office Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2013

Related Publications

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Tenders

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Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

None currently available.