Samoa Ports Authority

Board of Directors

Rev Elisaia Fiu Kolia (Chair)
Lei’a Tu’ulima Aima’asu
Tuatagaloa Shane Joseph Wulf
Taua Paul Phillip
Pisaina Leilua Lei Sam
Rev Nuuausala Siosi
Afoa Raymond Pereira


The Samoa Ports Authority was established in 1999 under the Ports Authority Act to operate as a self-funding, commercially viable organization, required to ensure that the ports and maritime needs of the nation are met in an effective, efficient and timely manner. It manages two ports at Apia (Upolu) and Asau (Savaii).

SPA is also subject to the:

SPA is governed by a board of directors that is responsible to the Minister of Public Enterprises.

Vision and Mission

SPA’s vision is “To be the most efficient, safe and secure Small Island State Airport in airport operations in the Region”. Its mission is “To comply fully with all applicable standards and practices to sustain and enhance effective service delivery”.

Community Service Obligations

SPA did not receive CSO funding to operate its non-commercial port at Asau in 2014, but did receive a ST3m government grant.

Financial Highlights

(ST ‘000) 2013 2014 2015 5-yr Average
Revenue 11,538 16,050 14,208 13,623
Net Profit After Tax -4,756 -545 -10,059 -3,691
CSO payments 0 0 N/A N/A
Total Assets 116,621 221,210 205,275 158,477
Total Liabilities 84,548 80,311 77,003 83,090
Shareholders Funds 32,073 140,899 128,272 75,187
ROE % -15% 0% -8% -6%
ROA % -4% 0% -5% -2%
Asset Utilization 10% 7% 7% 9%
Cash / Current liabilities 0.000 0.211 N/A N/A

Important Documents

  • SPA annual accounts