Weather Fiji, Suva   Max 30°C, Min 23°C

Fiji Sun

Shipping

 Current News
    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

0 comment Read Full Article
    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

0 comment Read Full Article
    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

0 comment Read Full Article
    Pacific Agrees On 50 Percent Reduction On Shipping Emissions By 2050

Pacific Agrees On 50 Percent Reduction On Shipping Emissions By 2050

  There is a need for increased research in the use of renewable energy in shipping, zero carbon fuels and development of better efficiency ship designs. Pacific Islands Development Forum

0 comment Read Full Article
    Maritime Industry To Raise Funds For Pinktober Charity Chest

Maritime Industry To Raise Funds For Pinktober Charity Chest

Stakeholders in the maritime industry will converge at Mua-i-Walu House tomorrow for morning tea to raise funds for the Fiji Cancer Society. The Pinktober charity event is organised by the

0 comment Read Full Article
    Rain Fails To Dampen Tourists’ Enthusiasm To Visit Suva

Rain Fails To Dampen Tourists’ Enthusiasm To Visit Suva

Suva rain failed to deter majorty of the 2320 passengers on board cruiseliner Noordam who walked the streets in their raincoats and umbrellas when it berthed at the Suva King’s

0 comment Read Full Article
    Queen Of Melbourne  To Be Refitted Following Thefts

Queen Of Melbourne To Be Refitted Following Thefts

Technical issues due to theft will see Queen of Melbourne going up on the Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries slipway this week says new owner Rajneel Kumar. Mr Kumar said

0 comment Read Full Article
    Tongan Vessel Undergoes FSHIL Makeover

Tongan Vessel Undergoes FSHIL Makeover

Captain Viliami Mafi has no regrets in bringing his vessel to Fiji to have it dry docked. Captain Mafi said the decision by his management to bring MV Tongiaki to

0 comment Read Full Article
    Slayers Club Heed Assistance Call

Slayers Club Heed Assistance Call

  Slayers club, an organisation dedicated to helping the needy, has heeded the call for assistance from a couple living on Galoa Island, in the Macuata province. The group members

0 comment Read Full Article

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

0 comment Read Full Article

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.

0 comment Read Full Article

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

0 comment Read Full Article

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

0 comment Read Full Article

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

0 comment Read Full Article

MSAF Continues Partnership With Youths

  MSAF Continues Partnership With Youths

The Ministry of Youth and Sports, in partnership with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF), is continuing efforts to

Read Full Article

“Kikau’s Return A Bonus To Navy Says Tawake”

  “Kikau’s Return A Bonus To Navy Says Tawake”

Commander of the Republic of Fiji Navy, Captain (Navy) Humphrey Tawake while speaking at the welcoming ceremonyof the RFNS Kikau

Read Full Article

USS Shoup Visits Fiji To Enhance Knowledge

  USS Shoup Visits Fiji To Enhance Knowledge

  Twenty per cent of the crew on board of the USS Shoup (DDG 86) Navy ship, an Arleigh Burke

Read Full Article

Swire Shipping Proud To Be Associated With FSC

  Swire Shipping Proud To Be Associated With FSC

Swire Shipping enjoys a strong relationship with the FSC and they are delighted to have collaborated with them over the

Read Full Article

United States Naval Vessel To Visit Port Of Suva

  United States Naval Vessel  To Visit Port  Of Suva

The eighth Oscar Austin-class Guided Missile Destroyer USS  Shoup  is arriving into Suva today for a few days visit. While

Read Full Article

Captain Mosese Wins Pilot Of The Year Award

  Captain Mosese Wins Pilot Of The Year Award

The Board and Management of Fiji Ports Corporation Limited have congratulated Senior Port Pilot Captain Mosese Cirikisuva for winning the

Read Full Article

Southern Phoenix To Be Removed By End Of Year

  Southern Phoenix To Be Removed By End Of Year

Work on the removal of the sunken Southern Phoenix is expected to start before the year ends. Fiji Ports Corporation

Read Full Article

MSAF Focuses On Small Boat Operators

  MSAF Focuses On Small Boat Operators

  The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji is focusing on training boat operators for Boat Master and restricted Master Engineer

Read Full Article

Maritime Sector Contributes $25m To Economy: Hill

  Maritime Sector Contributes $25m To Economy: Hill

The maritime sector contributes approximately $25million to the national economy annually. Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) chief executive officer

Read Full Article

Goundar Still Hopeful For Another Tailevu Jetty

  Goundar Still Hopeful For Another Tailevu Jetty

  The exorbitant berthing cost at the Port Mua-i-Walu is one of the reasons why Goundar Shipping Limited managing director

Read Full Article

Otago Returns Home, Operation Wasawasa II Completed

  Otago Returns Home, Operation Wasawasa II Completed

Operation Wasawasa II a joint operation between Fiji and New Zealand completed its mission with the total boarding of almost

Read Full Article

Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel

  Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel

Local shipping magnate George Goundar is flying to Turkey in two weeks to shop for another vessel to add to

Read Full Article

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

Read Full Article

Kikau Returns Home Following Facelift, KAKADU Exercise

  Kikau Returns Home Following Facelift, KAKADU Exercise

The Republic of Fiji Navy Ship (RFNS) Kikau returns home next Fiday (October 5) after participating in the KAKADU exer­cise

Read Full Article

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

Read Full Article
1 2 3 31
you said it
"I support it 200 percent, I am with FRU, the country and the people of Fiji. We want to bid to get one of the HSBC stops in Fiji."
Waisale Serevi
Sevens Legend
November 2018
M T W T F S S
« Oct    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Latest Photo Gallery

Fijisun Online @Instagram