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Port of Pago Pago

Port of Pago Pago sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Families and friends of the two Filipino men killed in a tragic accident last Saturday describe the two men as loving fathers and hard working men for their families. The accident occurred Saturday on the main dock and ended the lives of two men, employees of local...
Port Administration and other ASG personnel at the entrance to the Port of Pago Pago stand guards with their masks, as security is tight at the dock due to a vessel in port with three confirmation COVID-19 cases.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The container vessel, Fesco Askold, with three of its 17 crew members testing positive for COVID-19, will remain anchored out at sea for a minimum of seven days, says ASG Coronavirus Task Force chairman Iulogologo Joseph Pereira The vessel, whose crew has remained on...
Congresswoman Amata and Secretary Chao
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata  welcomed a grant this past week of $943,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for improvements to the Port of Pago Pago, American Samoa. This discretionary grant will fund the purchase of a yard floodlighting system, rehabilitation of the...
Norwegian Jewel entering the fuel dock at the Port of Pago Pago
This Samoa News photo taken Monday afternoon from the old site of the Rainmaker Hotel, shows cruise ship Norwegian Jewel entering the fuel dock at the Port of Pago Pago. Read details in report of the cruise ship that was allowed to stop in to Pago Pago to refuel despite the worldwide outbreak of...
Container traffic at Port of Pago Pago
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Port of Pago Pago was back in business yesterday with containers being hauled out by trailer-trucks with much needed supplies, which arrived over the weekend when two cargo vessels were finally able to dock late Saturday. Meanwhile, the Samoa government owned Fotu-o-...
Rain at Port of Pago Pago
The weather continues to play havoc in the territory, disrupting work schedules — non-essential ASG workers were sent home Thursday; while, the Port of Pago Pago was still operating with container trucks heading in and out of the harbor, around 8 a.m. [photo: FS]
Port of Pago Pago sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a new directive issued yesterday, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga imposed new restrictions on vessels entering the Port of Pago Pago. “During the current Public Health Emergency, protection of our borders remains a paramount concern,” Lolo said in a Dec. 22nd general...
Wise Honest, being towed just off the Utulei coastline
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Amid the rain of Tuesday afternoon, the North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, was towed just off the Utulei coastline, across from the ASG Tank Farm. As the ship was being towed from the main dock after 3 pm, there was quick speculation amongst locals that the vessel was...
A view of the Port of Pago Pago as the North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, is slowly being towed to the main dock of Pago Pago Harbor
A view of the Port of Pago Pago as the North Korean cargo ship, Wise Honest, is slowly being towed to the main dock of Pago Pago Harbor around 1p.m. last Saturday. US Coast Guard public affairs officer, Amanda Wyrick, said last Saturday morning that trip from Indonesia took about three weeks and...