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    New FMA Concept Gives Seafarers International Recognition

New FMA Concept Gives Seafarers International Recognition

The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) has commenced with new programmes in alignment with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) giv­ing local seafarers international recognition. FMA executive officer Mohammed Taslim yesterday confirmed

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    Student given a suspended sentence

Student given a suspended sentence

A 23-year-old Fiji Maritime Academy student has been given a suspended sentence by the High Court in Suva. Waisake Lalabalavu appeared before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe alongside his co-accused Jone Teji

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    Tawake Never Gives Up On Rugby

Tawake Never Gives Up On Rugby

  Sevuloni Tawake is one of the great examples of how rugby comes naturally for many Fijians. Most rugby players took years to build up their career in the sport.

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    Maritime’s Deadly Sins

Maritime’s Deadly Sins

According to the Christian Bible, gluttony, one’s desire to eat or drink excessively, is one of seven deadly sins. Pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath and slothfulness make up the rest

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    Fiji Navy facilitates Boot Camp For Fiji Maritime Academy Cadets

Fiji Navy facilitates Boot Camp For Fiji Maritime Academy Cadets

In the 1982 movie Officer and a Gentleman, Gunnery Sargent Foley ridicules a wannabe officer from the State of Texas.  Barking orders ferociously, the physical trainer is inducting a bunch

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    Engineering Navigation – Searching The Longitude

Engineering Navigation – Searching The Longitude

Mahesa Abeynayake Head of Quality/ Act. CEO/Consultant Marine Engineering, Fiji Maritime Academy Just as oil and water do not mix, the Captain of a ship and the Chief Engineer are

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    Love Is Blind

Love Is Blind

Mahesa Abeynayake Head of Quality/ Act. CEO/Consultant Marine Engineering, Fiji Maritime Academy Somewhere in the South China Sea on a rickety old cargo vessel, two engineers were buried deep in

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    Lessons From The Grounding Of Cruise Ship

Lessons From The Grounding Of Cruise Ship

Continued from last week’s article Mahesa Abeynayake Head of Quality/ Consultant Marine Engineering Fiji Maritime Academy Continuing from last week’s article, the 247.37 meter long, 114 GT vessels ran floundered

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    Cadets Reminded  Of Roles, About Taking Responsibility

Cadets Reminded Of Roles, About Taking Responsibility

MAHESA ABEYNAYAKE Head of Quality/ Management Representative/Consultant Marine Engineering Fiji Maritime Academy One grey and overcast morning, the vessel sailed quietly into the Turkish Port of Ambarli. It was supposed

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Maritime Students Learn New Skills

  Maritime Students Learn New Skills

A pilot programme by the Fiji Yachting Association came to a successful ending yesterday with 29 students from the Fiji

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Cadets’ Naval Residential- A Firm Foundation

  Cadets’ Naval Residential- A Firm Foundation

“The only two things from Oklahoma are steers and queers, and I don’t see any horns on you Boy”. In

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