The Government of Japan continues its commitment in its growing partnership with the Government of Samoa in achieving its development aspirations.
The long-awaited arrival of the MV LADY SAMOA IV was officially handed over on the 2nd November 2022 through a launching ceremony by His Excellency, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan, Mr. SENTA Keisuke to Hon. Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa and Hon. Minister of Works, Transport and Infrastructure, Olo Fiti Afoa Vaai.
The arrival of MV LADY SAMOA IV will replace MV LADY NAOMI that has been in service connecting Apia and Pago Pago for 24 years.