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    Seven Rescued From Sea While On Way To Vote

Seven Rescued From Sea While On Way To Vote

Seven people who were adrift at sea while on their way to the mainland to vote, were rescued around midday The Fiji Maritime Surveillance Rescue Coordination Centre had received a report that

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    US Navy Vessel Here As Part Of Oceania Maritime Security Initiative Deployment

US Navy Vessel Here As Part Of Oceania Maritime Security Initiative Deployment

The guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) arrived at the Suva port this morning. This is part of the part of the ship’s Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) deployment. The

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    Tugboats To Assist Grounded Fishing Vessel Near Lakeba Waters, 18 Crew Safe

Tugboats To Assist Grounded Fishing Vessel Near Lakeba Waters, 18 Crew Safe

Maritime Commander of the Republic of Fiji Navy, Commander Ledua Yaco has confirmed that two tugboats departed Suva yesterday afternoon to assist a vessel that ran aground in the Lau

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    New Vessel Enhances Fijian Navy’s Capabilities

New Vessel Enhances Fijian Navy’s Capabilities

The Fijian Navy’s hydrography and maritime surveillance functions will now be fully enhanced with the ar­rival of its new ship the RFNS Kacau. The ship is the result of co-operation

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    160 Vessels Inspected During NZ-Fiji Patrols

160 Vessels Inspected During NZ-Fiji Patrols

About 160 vessels in Fijian waters were inspected during combined maritime surveillance patrols by New Zealand and Fiji agencies since June. For the second consecutive year, the New Zealand Defence

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    First Navy Woman Gets Chinese Scholarship In The Officer Ranks

First Navy Woman Gets Chinese Scholarship In The Officer Ranks

For the first time in the his­tory of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces Navy arm, a female officer has been offered a scholarship to pursue further studies overseas. Midshipwoman

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    Fijian Naval Vessel Takes Part As Big Australian Navy Exercise Underway

Fijian Naval Vessel Takes Part As Big Australian Navy Exercise Underway

The Australian Navy Exercise Kakadu started last Satur­day with the Fijian Naval vessel Kikau taking part. Fijian Navy Commander, Captain (Navy) Humphrey Tawake said Maritime Commander (Navy) Com­mander Ledua Yaco,

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    Report Suspicious Activities, Revenue & Customs Boss Tell Islanders

Report Suspicious Activities, Revenue & Customs Boss Tell Islanders

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (Revenue & Customs) chief executive officer, Visvanath Das is encouraging people in outer islands to report any suspicious activities out at Sea or Land

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    RFNS Kikau Home After Repair Works

RFNS Kikau Home After Repair Works

The Republic of Fijian Navy Ship Kikau is back in the hands of the Fiji Navy after a significant restorative repair at the Norship shipyard in Cairns. In a statement,

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Ships Boost Navy’s Capabilities

  Ships Boost Navy’s Capabilities

The Fiji Navy’s operational capabilities are expected to be boosted this year. This is after it receives a new vessel

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Women Sailors Set For Officer Course

  Women Sailors Set For Officer Course

Chief of the Fijian Navy Captain (Navy) Humphrey Tawake says they will soon start the selection process on women sailors

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Two weeks Training Before Ill-fated Trip

  Two weeks Training Before  Ill-fated Trip

One of the four Fijian Navy officers court martialled over the grounding of the RFNS Kiro in July 14, 2016,

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Court Martial – Navy Four Plead Guilty

  Court Martial – Navy Four Plead Guilty

Four officers from the Republic of Fiji Navy have pleaded guilty to the charges of neglecting to perform a duty

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Naval Officers Plead Guilty To Neglect Of Duty

  Naval Officers Plead Guilty To Neglect Of Duty

Four officers from the Republic of Fiji Navy face a penalty of two years imprisonment upon conviction of charges of

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Prime Minister Stands By Comments

  Prime Minister Stands By Comments

Prime Minister Voreqe Baini­marama has stood by his comment about the Opposi­tion parties during the commis­sioning of the MLC Veivueti

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Kula Back From Exercise, On Patrol

  Kula Back From Exercise, On Patrol

The Fijian naval vessel Kula is now back on its normal sea patrol after taking part at Exercise Croix du

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PM’s Words Of Wisdom For New Navy Sailors

  PM’s Words Of Wisdom For New Navy Sailors

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainima­rama has reminded new sailors to always be obedient to their superiors. He has also reminded them

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Basic Training Begins For New Navy Recruits

  Basic Training Begins For New Navy Recruits

The 79 Fijian navy sailors who had completed their passing out parade earlier this month are now back at the

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Navy Vessel Kula Back At Base; Search Ongoing For Sailor Lakepa

  Navy Vessel Kula Back At Base; Search Ongoing For Sailor Lakepa

  The naval vessel Kula has returned to base after the unsuccessful search for missing sailor, Satini Lakepa (Junior). However,

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New Zealand Defence Force Trains Fijian Navy Sailors

  New Zealand Defence Force Trains Fijian Navy Sailors

Fijian Navy sailors say they are gaining valuable training on board the Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Hawea, which is currently

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Our Navy Bring Stranded NZ Crew To Suva

  Our Navy Bring Stranded NZ Crew To Suva

The crew of the stricken Wellington yacht Jungle arrived in Suva this morning onboard RFNS Kula. The yacht, Jungle, had run

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Fiji Navy: We Co-ordinated Operation That Saved Five

  Fiji Navy: We Co-ordinated Operation That Saved Five

The search and rescue operation that saved the lives of a doctor, a nurse and three others in open sea

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Kiro Will Not Be Salvaged: Minister

  Kiro Will Not Be Salvaged: Minister

The Republic of the Fiji Navy vessel, Kiro, which ran aground on Cakauyawa Reef near Nukulau Island last year will

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Lack of resources limits Navy from proper watch

  Lack of resources limits Navy from proper watch

The lack of gear within the Fiji Navy prohibits them from staying longer at sea to fully monitor Fiji’s Exclusive

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Vessels Investigated For Suspicious Activity

  Vessels Investigated For Suspicious Activity

Three vessels were conducting suspicious activity within Fiji’s exclusive economic zone, says Fiji Navy Commander Captain John Fox. Captain Fox

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EDITORIAL: New Patrol Boats To Boost Our Surveillance Capabilities

  EDITORIAL: New Patrol Boats To Boost Our Surveillance Capabilities

The two new replacement patrol boats scheduled to grace our seas in 2022 and 2023 will certainly boost the capabilities

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In Touch With The Almighty

  In Touch With  The Almighty

  Nothing will deter the Fiji Navy from holding scheduled church services every month, says Fijian Navy Commander, Captain John

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Navy Recruit Put On Hold

  Navy Recruit Put On Hold

The increase in the manpower of the Fiji Navy has been put on hold. Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF)

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Four Navies Of Fiji

  Four Navies Of Fiji

Continued from Saturday, August 1, 2015. 1975 During the following years which led independence  in 1970 Fiji had no naval

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