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    Lomaiviti Princess III To Be On Dry Dock In NZ

Lomaiviti Princess III To Be On Dry Dock In NZ

The Lomaiviti Princess III will go for dry-dock in New Zealand soon, says the managing director Goundar Shipping Limited George Goundar. “The plan is for the LP3 to be dry

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    Containers And Vehicles To Be Offloaded at Suva Port

Containers And Vehicles To Be Offloaded at Suva Port

The MV Coral Islander will berth at the Suva Port tomorrow. It will be off loading 111 vehicles and 125 full containers. This has been confirmed to the Fiji Sun

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    Brianna  Begins  Franchise  Trips

Brianna Begins Franchise Trips

The MV Brianna yesterday started its franchise trips to the Lau Group. It will be making two trips to the upper southern Lau and according Victoria Marine Limited manager shipping,

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    Grace Shipping Ready For Competition

Grace Shipping Ready For Competition

Grace Shipping from Taveuni is ready for any competition from any shipping company that intends to serve the Taveuni to Natuvu in Vanua Levu route. Captain Soniya Thakur, who is

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    MSAF Holds Consultation Meeting With Seafarers

MSAF Holds Consultation Meeting With Seafarers

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) held a meeting with Seafarers and the Fiji Seafarers Union to clarify issues regarding revalidation of Certificates of Competency (COC) and Certificates of

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    Life Rafts Decide The Number  Of Passengers A Ship Can Carry

Life Rafts Decide The Number Of Passengers A Ship Can Carry

The number of life rafts on a ship will decide on the number of passengers it can carry. This was confirmed by the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) chief

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    Two Govt Vessels On Stand By At Qamea Island

Two Govt Vessels On Stand By At Qamea Island

Two government vessels – MLC Vatulawa and MV Rogovoka are on stand-by at Qamea Island, Taveuni. This was confirmed to the Fiji Sun by the director of Government Shipping Services

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    MV Festival Finishes Unloading Cement

MV Festival Finishes Unloading Cement

  The bulk carrier MV Festival left for the Solomon Islands yesterday after unloading 24,000 tonnes of cement in Fiji. Carpetners Shipping boarding officer Tomu Raturaga said initially only 22,000

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    Heads Of Maritime In The Pacific  Meet

Heads Of Maritime In The Pacific Meet

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) CEO, John Tunidau and Department of Energy Principal Policy Analyst, Mr Jeke Pai, joined Heads of Maritime and Energy Administrations around the Pacific

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Vessel Chartered To Carry Chiefly Coffin

  Vessel Chartered To Carry Chiefly Coffin

  The people of Moce Island in Lau living in Suva chartered the MV Liahona I to take their late

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CARGOES Unloaded AT SUVA PORT

  CARGOES Unloaded AT  SUVA PORT

  General cargoes were off loaded at the Suva Port by two cargo vessels. According to Pacific Agencies (Fiji) Limited

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Shipping Franchise Scheme Benefits Islands

  Shipping Franchise Scheme Benefits Islands

  Local ship companies, contracted by the Ministry of Transport under the Shipping Franchise Scheme have started their franchise service

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Chartered Govt Vessels To Transport Passengers Back

  Chartered Govt Vessels To Transport Passengers Back

  Government vessel MV Iloilovatu will leave today for Vabea, Kadavu to bring back passengers who chartered it to spend

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Vessels Expected To Arrive

  Vessels Expected To Arrive

  Carpenters Shipping boarding officer Tomu Raturaga has confirmed that the cargo vessel ship, BSL Limasol will arrive at Suva

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Clinkers Offloaded

  Clinkers Offloaded

The bulk carrier MV Festival off loaded 22,000 tonnes of cement clinkers at the Port of Suva. According to Carpenters

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Local Ships Reschedule Trips

  Local Ships Reschedule Trips

Tropical depression (TDO4F) has forced ship owners to reschedule their trips to outer islands. The Tokalau Shipping Company Limited vessel

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MSAF Sends Out Notice

  MSAF Sends Out Notice

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) has sent out a notice on “Precautionary Measures during Tropical Cyclone Season” to

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Research Vessel Visits Fiji

  Research Vessel Visits Fiji

The People’s Republic of China research vessel “Yuan Wang 5” arrived in Fiji on December 18 and currently anchored at

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Madigi Wants To Captain A Ship

  Madigi Wants To Captain A Ship

According to Wikipedia  a ship captain is the leader of an entire vessel, which can range in size from a

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First Gala Night For Fiji Port Corporation Limited

  First Gala Night For Fiji Port Corporation Limited

The Fiji Port Corporation Limited (FPCL) had their first ever gala dinner at the Novotel, Lami last month. FPCL chief

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Lomaiviti Princess Iv To Begin Taveuni Service In January

  Lomaiviti Princess Iv To Begin Taveuni Service In January

The Goundar Shipping Limited’s (GSL) new vessel the Lomaiviti Princess IV will begin its Natuvu to Taveuni service on January

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Captain Singh Urges Women To Become Seafarers

  Captain Singh Urges Women To Become Seafarers

  Captain Ranjiyt Singh is another woman ship captain who has talked to the Fiji Sun. Currently she is the

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COSTA ATLANTICA In Suva Today

  COSTA ATLANTICA In Suva Today

  The cruise liner Costa Atlantica arrives today at 11am at the Port of Suva with over 2000 Chinese tourists.

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Fiji Cargoes For Pacific Islands

  Fiji Cargoes For Pacific Islands

  The cargo vessel Southern Pearl leaves today delivering general cargoes from Fiji to all Pacific Islands. William and Goslings

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Christmas At Home For Crews

  Christmas At Home For Crews

  Liahona II  engineer, Leone Vakatawabai from Nasigatoka Village, Namosi, will be spending this Christmas at home. He said last

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Ports Structures In Fiji A Concern

  Ports Structures In Fiji A Concern

  Port structures around Fiji are now a concern. This was the view of  Hiroshi Kato, the advisor to Permanent

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MSAF CEO Attends International Meeting On Marine Pollution

  MSAF CEO Attends International Meeting On Marine Pollution

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji’s [MSAF] chief executive officer, John Tunidau, attended the 38th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties

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Ships Must Improve Service: Bala

  Ships Must Improve Service: Bala

  The Minister for Infrastructure and Transport  Praveen Bala has called on shipping companies to improve their services. Speaking at

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Change In Technology Helps Mills Efficiency, Says Christopher

  Change In Technology Helps Mills Efficiency, Says Christopher

The change from Australian to Indian technology has helped Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) Labasa mill’s efficiency. FSC Labasa mill general

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