Federated States of Micronesia

The study outlines an initial assessment of alternative options available and their capacity for improving port operations and enhancing facilities at Pohnpei, with a focus on the fisheries sector, general freight, containers, bulk liquid fuels, and the potential for increasing cruise liner vessel arrivals.  The study also aims to deliver a considered perspective on organizational and institutional strengthening with an emphasis on accountability and performance improvement measures. These measures are targeted at providing port users with a more reliable and consistent product. Alongside this deliverable is the targeted objective of lifting financial performance based on optimizing operating activities, improving the management of overhead expenditure, creditor and debtor controls, and aligning tariffs on a competitive and commercial basis.