Left to Right: Seloni Toakuru (Communication Officer - Resigned), 'Akanesi Folau (Treasurer), Sela Fakapelea (President), Tuna Likiliki (Vice-President), Meliame Tu'alau (Member) and Audrey Liti (Secretary).

Ms. Tuna Mailangi Likiliki - Vice President & owns one of the local shipping agents for passenger and cargo vessels - Tofa Ramsay Shipping.

About Tonga WIMA :

Tonga Women in Maritime Association (Tonga WIMA) was established on the 21st April 2017 with purpose “ to enable visibility of women in the maritime sector, connect, educate and inspire women and promote female maritime professionals in Tonga.”

The association was officially launched by the Honourable Minister for Infrastructure Semisi Sika in Nuku’alofa Tonga on April 27th, 2017 during PacWIMA’s participation in the Third Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers’ Meeting in Nuku’alofa on 24th – 28th April 2017.

Ms. Sela Fakapelea - President & Co-owners and operator of Motu Shipping.


Ms. Audrey Pina Liti - Secretary & Deputy Manager Corporate Services, Ports Authority Tonga.

Constitution, Work Plan & Forms

Tonga WIMA - Executive Committee

Ms. Akanesi Folau - Treasurer &  representative from the Tonga Maritime Polytechnic Institute.

Ms. Meliame Kakala - Member & representative  from the Ministry of Infrastructure - Marine & Ports Division.