Celebrating Vanuatu Independence Day

August 5, 2020 – A flotilla of Royal Australian Navy small boats have joined their Vanuatu Police Maritime Wing colleagues and a colorful collection of commercial, private and government watercraft in a Seafarer’s Parade as part of the Vanuatu 40th Anniversary of Independence celebrations. Seven Australian boats were launched from the two RAN ships – HMAS Choules and HMAS Huon…

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French Navy HADR Assistance to Vanuatu After Cyclone Harold

April 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – Following the passage of tropical cyclone HAROLD over Vanuatu, the armed forces in New Caledonia transported more than eleven tonnes of humanitarian cargo by sea. This operation was carried out in conjunction with the High Commission of the Republic in New Caledonia, the French Embassy in Port Vila and the territorial delegation of the…

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