Vanuatu: Interisland Shipping Support Project

Sovereign Project | 42392-012 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Adhar, Rishi Ram Pacific Department Request for information
  • Vanuatu
  • Technical Assistance
  • Transport
Project Name Interisland Shipping Support Project
Project Number 42392-012
Country Vanuatu
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7288-VAN: Interisland Shipping Support Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Water transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

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

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Information sharing, consultation and collaborative decision making with Government, civil society nongovernment organizations other development partners and the private sector
During Project Implementation The TA will prepare a stakeholder analysis for specific infrastructure interventions and reforms identified under the investment prioritization process indicating roles of various stakeholders in the delivery and receipt of interisland shipping services

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

All consultant requirements for this TA have been recruited and fielded.

ADB is collaborating with New Zealand on this TA through a parallel financing arrangement. The ADB-contracted consultants will work closely with a team contracted by New Zealand that will be responsible for team leadership, sector analysis and maritime operations, legal and regulatory assessment, and engineering and cost estimation.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Adhar, Rishi Ram
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney, Australia
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities
Private Mail Bag 057
Port Vila


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 13 Apr 2009
Last PDS Update 01 Mar 2011

TA 7288-VAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 May 2009 04 Jun 2009 04 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 575,000.00 25 May 2009 367,457.62

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