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    Living From Handicraft Sales

Living From Handicraft Sales

Wood carver Apakuki Tabuakuro looks forward to international tourist vessel arrivals at the Kings Wharf in Suva with enthusiasm and expec­tation. “I am always excited whenever a tourist vessel calls

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    New Southern Pearl in Operation, to be Officially Launched Later

New Southern Pearl in Operation, to be Officially Launched Later

Newly-built ship Southern Pearl classified carrying cargo hazard D vessel is in operation. Local ship agent Kenua Shipping Company operations manager Mad­hulesh Lakhan said although the ship is already in

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    Maritime, Shipping Companies Support Pinktober Charity Drive

Maritime, Shipping Companies Support Pinktober Charity Drive

Suva based maritime and shipping companies converged at Muaiwalu House in Walu Bay, Suva last Thursday to join Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) and its subsidiary Fiji Ships and Heavy

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    Goundar’s Four Vessels on Sale Still Operating, Shops For Another

Goundar’s Four Vessels on Sale Still Operating, Shops For Another

Local shipping magnate George Goundar is away for three weeks to shop for an­other vessel while four of his vessels have been advertised for sale. Senior Master of the Goundar

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    US Navy Oiler Frequents Ports, on Suva Stopover

US Navy Oiler Frequents Ports, on Suva Stopover

United States (US) Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships conduct frequent port visits to various partner countries in the region Last week US Navy underway re­plenishment oiler US Naval Ship Rappahannock

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    Operation Kurukuru Inspects Fishing Vessels, Pleasure Crafts

Operation Kurukuru Inspects Fishing Vessels, Pleasure Crafts

The week long com­bined Operation Kurukuru in­spected 12 fishing vessels and a few pleasure crafts within Fiji’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and territorial waters. The combined opera­tion was carried out

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    Vessel Carrying Predecessor’s Name Arrives This Week

Vessel Carrying Predecessor’s Name Arrives This Week

The newly built cargo vessel named after her predeces­sor, MV Southern Pearl arrives at the Suva Kings Wharf this Friday. It was announced in March last year that the old

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    Qio Ni Laucala skipper driven to the sea by its smell

Qio Ni Laucala skipper driven to the sea by its smell

The smell of the sea and growing up in a remote island a small boy in the Lau Group set the platform for Jone Moceitai to choose a career in

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    MLC Veivueti in Yasawa to Administer Vaccinations

MLC Veivueti in Yasawa to Administer Vaccinations

Medical Landing Craft (MLC) Veivueti is in the Yasawa group of islands in the Western Division this week to vac­cinate students. This is its third trip following its commissioning by

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New Labasa MSAF Office to Boost North Operations

  New Labasa MSAF Office to Boost North Operations

The new Maritime and Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) office is set to boost operations in the North. Present during

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USS Shoup Members Conduct Community Services, Teach Basketball

  USS Shoup Members Conduct Community Services, Teach Basketball

Residents of the Home of Compassion in Tamavua were excited to have ten United States Ship Shoup (DDG 86) navy

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Majestic Princess Cruises Into Suva on Time

  Majestic Princess Cruises Into Suva on Time

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) chief executive officer (CEO) Vajijra Piyasena acknowledged the support of key agencies while welcoming Majestic

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Captain Cook works closely with FSHIL

  Captain Cook works closely with FSHIL

Captain Cook Cruises has had a very close working relationship with Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL) for many

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Hill Confirms Receiving Queen of Melbourne Documents

  Hill Confirms Receiving Queen of Melbourne Documents

Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji acting chief ex­ecutive officer Philip Hill yesterday confirmed that they had received relevant documents pertaining

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Ports, Terminals to be Relocated to Ease Congestion, says Ali

  Ports, Terminals to be Relocated to Ease Congestion, says Ali

Permanent Secretary for Industry, Trade and Tourism Shaheen Ali said that ports and terminals will be relocated to ease congestion

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BAF Vigilant on Pests, Diseases Control at Ports of Entry

  BAF Vigilant on Pests, Diseases Control at Ports of Entry

There is a need to carry out biosecurity risk mitigation measures on international vessels, cargo they carry and where applicable

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Silence Out at Sea Equals Peace, Says Seafarer

  Silence Out at Sea Equals Peace, Says Seafarer

There is joy in silence at sea which nothing can replace. For Napolioni Tavuta of Yasawa Islands, being out at

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Gonewai Clarifies Berthing Issue

  Gonewai Clarifies Berthing Issue

Suva Harbour Master and acting chief operating officer, Captain Laisiasa Gonewai has clarified the berthing arrangement at the Suva Port

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Study, Explore And Succeed With A USP Qualification

  Study, Explore And Succeed With A USP Qualification

The University of the South Pacific (USP) has an estab­lished and well-functioning International Office, which is the first point of

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New Zealand Rally Participants Arrive in Savusavu

  New Zealand Rally Participants Arrive in Savusavu

Two couples from South Africa were happy to arrive in their yacht Toccata at Savusavu Bay in the northern divi­sion

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Medical Services Also Available At Raiwaqa, Lami And Makoi Health Centres

  Medical Services Also Available At Raiwaqa, Lami And Makoi Health Centres

National Blood and Ambulance Services manager Josefa Bolaqace has confirmed that the Raiwaqa, Lami and Makoi Health Centres would be

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China’s Peace Ark to Provide a Week’s Free Medical Assistance in Fiji

  China’s Peace Ark to Provide a Week’s Free Medical Assistance in Fiji

Peace Ark, a hospital ship of Chi­na’s People’s Liberation Army Navy is visiting Fiji for the sec­ond time in four

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Wharves’ Mooring, Lifting Chains Certified to International Standard

  Wharves’ Mooring, Lifting Chains Certified to International Standard

For the first time Suva’s Queen’s and Lautoka’s King’s wharves will have their chains, lifting and mooring equipment tested and

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Rama Acknowledges Maritime Industry For Experience, Qualification

  Rama Acknowledges Maritime Industry For Experience, Qualification

For a woman in the maritime in­dustry in the shipping freight-forward industry for more than 20 years Michelle Caginatoba Rama

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Fiji Ports Invest In Training

  Fiji Ports Invest In Training

Investing in the training and development of workers is of great importance to the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited giving employees

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HMNZS Taupo Heads For Fiji to Conduct Maritime Patrols

  HMNZS Taupo Heads For Fiji to Conduct Maritime Patrols

New Zealand navy patrol vessel, the HMNZS Taupo, is expected in Suva this week to spend the next three months

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MSAF to Oversee Removal of Ship

  MSAF to Oversee Removal of Ship

Sinu-i-wasa III is still sitting dry at the Levuka Lodge beach on Ovalau Island for more than two years after

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Sea Port To Boost Tourism, Growth In Labasa: Jaduram

  Sea Port To Boost Tourism, Growth In Labasa: Jaduram

Paul Jaduram, a prominent businessman in the Friendly North, has been a long-time advocate for a sea port given the

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Ratotodro Claims Certificates Not Aligned With Seafaring Standards

  Ratotodro Claims Certificates Not Aligned With Seafaring Standards

Senior master of the Goundar Shipping Limited fleet Captain Inoke Ratotodro said the Fiji Maritime Academy needed to align their

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