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ca­pac­ity, which is com­mon­place these days. We are talk­ing to the cruise ships now,’ Hawkins said.

‘We have suf­fi­cient ac­com­mo­da­tion for lead­ers to have the rooms they re­quire.’

Hawkins said se­cu­rity and trans­porta­tion were other ar­eas where ex­ten­sive prepa­ra­tion was al­ready un­der way.

‘Se­cu­rity is al­ways the big chal­lenge for any APEC meet­ing—you have got 21 lead­ers from some of the world’s largest economies in one place meet­ing to­gether. We have been work­ing with our se­cu­rity part­ners, es­pe­cially Aus­tralia,’ Hawkins said.

‘The air­port is a con­cern for any APEC week. We will have a new air­port ter­mi­nal (in Port Moresby) by 2018 that will go where the old ter­mi­nal used to be.’ 

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