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Caroline Ratucadra

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    Improved Communication At Local Wharfs, Says Top Student

Improved Communication At Local Wharfs, Says Top Student

For Sera Ieli, an operations assistant at Port Mua-i-Walu Wharf 1 in Suva, learning basic Chinese language was a bonus. Ms Ieli said as a result of the 10-week Chinese

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    FPCL Staff Graduate With Basic  Chinese Language Certificate

FPCL Staff Graduate With Basic Chinese Language Certificate

Communication with Chinese clients by the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) will no longer be a barrier now. This is after the successful graduation of 15 FPCL officers last week

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    MV Lomaiviti Princess V On Her Way

MV Lomaiviti Princess V On Her Way

Good news for the travelling public. Goundar Shipping Limited’s newest vessel, MV Lomaiviti  Princess V is on her way. The vessel was given the green light to sail to Fiji

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    US Coast Guards, NZ Maritime Train Our Port Security Officers

US Coast Guards, NZ Maritime Train Our Port Security Officers

For the first time officers from the US Coast Guards and New Zealand Maritime yesterday conducted a joint training to local port security personnel in an effort to strengthen the

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    A-G: Fiji Ports Can Become Maritime, Shipping Hub

A-G: Fiji Ports Can Become Maritime, Shipping Hub

The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is confident that Fiji can become the shipping hub of the Pacific. He emphasised the need to position Fijian ports as a

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    Board Reviews 15 -Year Port Development Plan

Board Reviews 15 -Year Port Development Plan

The Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) aims to achieve its overall vision of becoming the best shipping port in the region, if not the world. And Fiji’s central location in

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    FPCL Issues Control Measures For Local Wharf Users

FPCL Issues Control Measures For Local Wharf Users

The entrance into Port Mua- i- Walu (Narain Jetty) will now be closely monitored by the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL). This is to ensure that there is no unnecessary

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    Surveyors To Inspect MV Lomaiviti Princess V

Surveyors To Inspect MV Lomaiviti Princess V

Two marine surveyors from the Fiji Maritime Safety Authority (MSAF) will depart the country this week  for Canada to inspect the MV Lomaiviti Princess V. The vessel, Goundar Shipping Limited’s

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    MSAF: Govt Invests In Maritime Training

MSAF: Govt Invests In Maritime Training

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) has issued a total of 7567 seafarer’s certificates, approximately 585 of these are plying their trade internationally and the rest on Fiji ships

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Aids To Navigation, Hospital Ship Built In Indonesia: Tunidau

  Aids To Navigation, Hospital Ship Built In Indonesia: Tunidau

A new-multi purposed ship is currently being built in Indonesia as an aid to navigation and hospital ship, it has been

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Fiji Should Replicate China’s Success: Lobua

  Fiji Should Replicate China’s Success: Lobua

Fijian delegation in China to study model of infrastructure development. Fiji should try and replicate China’s success in creating its

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Fiji Should Replicate China’s Success: Lobua

  Fiji Should Replicate China’s Success: Lobua

Fijian delegation in China to study model of infrastructure development.   Fiji should try and replicate China’s success in creating

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Government Pays Tribute To Ratu Joni

  Government Pays Tribute To Ratu Joni

  Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama led a Government delegation yesterday, to present their i reguregu to the family of the

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Maiden Voyage Brings Overnight Stay

  Maiden Voyage Brings Overnight Stay

The  capital city of Suva was abuzz with activities over the weekend following the arrival of the MS Explorer of

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Fiji, India To Sign MOU

  Fiji, India To Sign MOU

Fiji is expected to engage on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with India’s Ministry of Shipping not only to strengthen

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Ship Owner Steps In To Assist Victims

  Ship Owner Steps In To  Assist Victims

As the country come to terms with the level of destruction left in the wake of Cyclone Winston, a local

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Winston Disrupts Shipping Services

  Winston  Disrupts  Shipping Services

  Inter island  shipping services may not resume any time soon after Tropical Cyclone Winston left behind a huge destruction

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About The Slipway

  About The Slipway

The slipway operations started in 2004 as a joint venture company with South Sea Engineering Limited. In 2011, the slipway

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Lomaiviti Princess Up NZ Slipway

  Lomaiviti Princess Up NZ Slipway

  The MV Lomaiviti Princess is in New Zealand undergoing an emergency underwater survey and repairs. Goundar Shipping Services manager

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Ports Back In Speedy Operations

  Ports Back In Speedy Operations

In a bid to continue improving local port services and efficiency, the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) successfully re-opened operations

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Salvaging Of MV Suilven To Take A Year

  Salvaging Of MV Suilven To Take A Year

  The salvaging operation of sunken MV Suilven at the Habour of Suva will take more than a year, the

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Northern Routes Reconnected

  Northern Routes  Reconnected

Vessels owned by Goundar Shipping Limited, is back to its normal passenger and cargo services, a week after Tropical Cyclone

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Striving For Excellence, Productivity: FPCL

  Striving For Excellence, Productivity: FPCL

The Fiji Ports Terminal Limited (FPTL) continues to strive for excellence by lifting its standard of services and level of

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Cruise Ships Resume Calls to Fiji

  Cruise Ships  Resume Calls to Fiji

Good news to all Fijians, especially the tourism industry and local businesses. The resumption of Fijian cruise itineraries will help

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Ferries Thanked For Service

  Ferries Thanked For Service

Government is trying its best to normalise the disruptions caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston by sending rations (food, water &

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Cruise Ships Resume Calls to Fiji

  Cruise Ships  Resume Calls to Fiji

Good news to all Fijians, especially the tourism industry and local businesses. The resumption of Fijian cruise itineraries will help

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Ferries Thanked For Service

  Ferries Thanked For Service

Government is trying its best to normalise the disruptions caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston by sending rations (food, water &

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Goundar Clears Air Over Sale Of Ferry

  Goundar Clears Air Over Sale Of Ferry

Renewed questions continue to be asked over the sale of the former Queen of Chilliwack, now known as MV Lomaiviti

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Cruise Ship Cancels Fiji trip

  Cruise Ship Cancels Fiji trip

Cruise ship Pacific Pearl has cancelled its visit to two of our ports next week, following the aftermath of Tropical

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