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    Removal Order Issued On Stranded Vessel

Removal Order Issued On Stranded Vessel

A tourist vessel Gotta-Go Fiji Cruiser is still stranded near the Lautoka foreshore. The Fiji Ports Corporation confirmed yesterday that the vessel has been stuck there since March 16 and

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    Franchise Contract Signed

Franchise Contract Signed

Operators of the MV Uluinabukelevu signed a two-year contract yesterday with Government to serve the eastern side (Baba Ceva) of Kadavu under the Government Franchise scheme. The franchise contract starts

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    Stakeholders Differ On New Shipping Line Outcomes

Stakeholders Differ On New Shipping Line Outcomes

Is the Fijian market ready to cater for more shipping lines? Reactions? Yes and no. That’s the question Sun Shipping has posed to some industry stakeholders this week. Like all

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    China-owned ships: A rapid rise to become the world’s largest Fleets

China-owned ships: A rapid rise to become the world’s largest Fleets

Ships operated by owners based in China have become increasingly prominent on the world’s sea routes. China-owned container ships, bulk carriers, tankers and other vessels are seen more frequently in

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    Our Port Facilities International Standard Compliant

Our Port Facilities International Standard Compliant

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji has confirmed 95 per cent of Fiji’s international ports of call are now compliant with the Fiji Maritime (ISPS Code) Regulations 2014, which gives

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    Council Hopes For Integrated Approach

Council Hopes For Integrated Approach

The Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council’s (CBFCF) Nadi branch is looking forward to an integrated approach this year. CBFCF Nadi Branch Executive Committee chairman, Santokh Singh, of Williams & Gosling,

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    More Engagement, Tunidau Assures

More Engagement, Tunidau Assures

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji acting chief executive, John Tunidau, is looking to engage more closely with shipping stakeholders to ensure a unified approach to service delivery. “We want

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    Shipping Company Waits Franchise Outcome

Shipping Company Waits Franchise Outcome

The management of Seaview Shipping Limited has high hopes that it will continue with the routes it is servicing under the Government Franchise Scheme. All shipping companies are eagerly awaiting

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    Ferry Provides Charter Trips To Nabouwalu, Malau

Ferry Provides Charter Trips To Nabouwalu, Malau

Blighwater Shipping Limited continues to meet the increasing demand from its customers by providing special chartered trips. The company’s lone vessel MV Westerland has been accommodating special trips apart from

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MSAF Information Session With North Seafarers

  MSAF Information Session With North Seafarers

The Maritime and Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) will be hosting a public information session in the North for stakeholders

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Ferry Starts Sailing From Natovi Today

  Ferry Starts Sailing From Natovi Today

The Natovi Jetty is now becoming a competitive spot with another major shipping company starting its operations from there today.

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Patterson Shipping Resumes Daily Service

  Patterson Shipping Resumes Daily Service

Patterson Brothers Shipping Company Limited has now resumed its daily roll on/roll off services from Natovi to Nabouwalu in Bua.

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Fiji Ports Corporation, Fiji Ports Terminal Submit Charges Review Admist Efficiencies

  Fiji Ports Corporation, Fiji Ports Terminal Submit Charges Review Admist Efficiencies

Proposals have been sent to the Fiji Commerce Commission relating to vessel and port-related activities at our international shipping ports

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Fiji Ports Disaster Committee Meet Today

  Fiji Ports Disaster Committee Meet Today

FiFiji Ports Terminal Limited will take the necessary action should Fiji face the brunt of Tropical Cyclone Pam. The Fiji

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MSAF Issues Warning

  MSAF Issues Warning

The Maritime Safety Authority has issued the following statement in as part of its precautionary measure response in light of

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Lin Heads Association

  Lin Heads Association

The Fiji Ship Owners and Agency Association have announced a new board to follow on the work done by its

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USP Produces Report On Renewable Energy For International Shipping

  USP Produces Report On Renewable Energy For International Shipping

USP researchers are the lead authors of a major International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) technology review, “Renewable Energy Options for

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No Cancellation

  No Cancellation

Three major inter-island vessel operators will continue with their normal weekly services. Venu Shipping, Blighwater Shipping and Goundar Shipping Limited

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International Opportunities For Local Seafarers

  International Opportunities For Local Seafarers

Fijian seafarers now have the opportunity to work internationally, says president of CINEC Maritime Campus in Sri Lanka, Captain Ajith

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Rain Affects Bauxite Shipment

  Rain Affects Bauxite Shipment

Heavy afternoon showers are hindering the progress of Bauxite stockpiling by the Xinfa Aurum Explorations Limited in Bua. This was

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Follow All Safety Procedures, Ship Owners Urged

  Follow All Safety Procedures, Ship Owners Urged

Permanent Secretary for Infrastructure and Transport Commander Francis Kean has reiterated the importance for ship owners to follow all safety

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Fiji Ports Terminal Efficiencies Make Contribution To Aitken Spence Profits

  Fiji Ports Terminal Efficiencies Make Contribution To Aitken Spence Profits

Sri Lankan conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC says the improved efficiency of its port management operations in Fiji contributed significantly to

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What Was, Is And Will Be For Neptune Pacific: Rasmussen Highlights

  What Was, Is And Will Be For Neptune Pacific: Rasmussen Highlights

2014 was perhaps one of the most significant year for Neptune Pacific Line. As managing director, Rolf Rasmussen put it,

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Slack’s Term Expires, Tunidau Is Acting CEO

  Slack’s Term Expires, Tunidau Is Acting CEO

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji wishes to advise that former chief executive Neal Slack’s term had expired on February

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Historic Achievement For Maritime Academy

  Historic Achievement For Maritime Academy

Fiji Maritime Academy has achieved an important milestone after being awarded International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Certification. This was confirmed

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Big Plans For Fijian Maritime Academy

  Big Plans For Fijian Maritime Academy

The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) is on the right track to become one of the finest maritime training institutions in

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Dharmend Sharma Is National Sales Manager For Pacific Forum Line

  Dharmend Sharma Is National Sales Manager For Pacific Forum Line

Dharmend Sharma has been appointed national sales manager for Pacific Forum Line. “Dharmend brings a wealth of senior sales and

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Maritime Safety Signs Agreement With Korean Register

  Maritime Safety Signs Agreement With Korean Register

The Maritime Safety Authority has reached a significant milestone and historic achievement after it a signed an agreement with Korean

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Barge Services Seven Star Island Resort

  Barge Services Seven Star Island Resort

Laucala Island Resort an ultimate private island hideaway for many celebrities around the world. The seven-star resort has fast become

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