Pacific Resource Infrastructure Facility (PRIF)

Established in 2008 to provide technical assistance, research and knowledge products on key infrastructure issues to Pacific island countries

and as a coordination facility for the principal development partners in the region.

Project for the Enhancement of Safety of Apia Port in Samoa

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Samoa Ports Authority - Preparatory Survey report on the Project for the Enhancement of Safety of Apia Port in Samoa. March 2015, Japan International Cooperation Agency

Purpose: To maintain the safety of port users by the improvement of the safety for ships to/from Apia Port by the rehabilitation and improvement of the wharf, yard, ancillary facilities and others in Apia Port.


  • Extension of the new wharf, about 320m in maximum according to the largest ships. (Wharf length shall be studied by the preparatory survey.)
  • Separation of the cargoes and passengers flow lines by expanding the container yard (if necessary).
  • Dredging of the port basin (if necessary)
  • Others (other additional components according to the necessity based on the preparatory survey)