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Fuel Reduction Benefits Boat Operators
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Fuel Reduction Benefits Boat Operators

Boat operators, including fishermen in the Northern Division are benefiting from the recent reduction in fuel prices...

Leadership Training For Students
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Leadership Training For Students

The Fiji Maritime Academy will be introducing its first leadership training workshop for senior students this week. ...

Lin: Maintaining Sustainable Product Challenge
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Lin: Maintaining Sustainable Product Challenge

The challenge for shipping lines and shipping agents is to maintain a sustainable product for the Fijian economy. Th...

Life At Sea As A Captain
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Life At Sea As A Captain

At some point in time, you must have ever wondered what it’s like to be out in the sea for days and months, someti...

Maersk Ensures Sustainable Product For Customers Here
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Maersk Ensures Sustainable Product For Customers Here

Shipping Services Limited, Maersk Line agents here, has highlighted the recent General Rate Increase by Maersk was t...

Rabi Shipping Services To Start Soon
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Rabi Shipping Services To Start Soon

The Laselase jetty which has not been in use since it opened in 2013 has become a concern for the people of Rabi Isl...

Inter Island Ferry Under Repair
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Inter Island Ferry Under Repair

Goundar Shipping Limited will not be servicing the Lau Group this month to allow their vessel MV Lomaiviti Princess ...

A ‘Bounty’ Of Lessons Learned On Discipline
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A ‘Bounty’ Of Lessons Learned On Discipline

Fijians know the “Bounty” very well. There is the intoxicating kind, and the island resort in Nadi Bay. But do t...

Council Plans To Re-open Wharf
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Council Plans To Re-open Wharf

The future of the Ellington Wharf in Rakiraki will be discussed in today’s Ra Provincial Council meeting. This was...

Polynesian Shipping: No New Route Plans Yet
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Polynesian Shipping: No New Route Plans Yet

Polynesian Shipping Line is not looking at introducing any new services/routes any time soon for Fiji. General manag...

Pacific Forum Line Reduces Bunker Surcharge
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Pacific Forum Line Reduces Bunker Surcharge

Pacific Forum Line has announced a reduction of the bunker adjustment factor level for the Australia-Fiji trade lane...

Vessel Swap – Kweilin And Kiribati Chief
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Vessel Swap – Kweilin And Kiribati Chief

Swire Shipping temporarily replaced the Kiribati Chief with Swire ESEA trade vessel, Kweilin which arrived at the Po...

Seafaring Tales That Save Lives
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Seafaring Tales That Save Lives

Stories are always a great way of learning and traditionally, seafarers are excellent at passing on knowledge throug...

Special Day For Our Seafarers
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Special Day For Our Seafarers

Seafarers in the country are expected to commemorate the International Day of the Seafarer on June 25. The Fiji Mari...

MISEL Confident Of Good Year
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MISEL Confident Of Good Year

The Marine Industrial & Structural Engineering Ltd (MISEL) is confident of a good business year. The company tha...

Victoria Marine Secures Franchise Routes
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Victoria Marine Secures Franchise Routes

Victoria Marine Limited is grateful to the government of the day for the shipping franchise system, which operates a...

Dredging Plans For Ports Of Entry
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Dredging Plans For Ports Of Entry

Fiji Ports Terminal Limited is looking at the development of a scheduled dredging plan. Consultants are understood t...

Rabaul Queen Owner To Stand Trial For Manslaughter
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Rabaul Queen Owner To Stand Trial For Manslaughter

Rabaul Queen shipowner, Captain Peter Sharp, will stand trial for those killed on board the ferry when it went down ...

Waterfront Traffic: Iver Exporter – April 10
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Waterfront Traffic: Iver Exporter – April 10

As the economy grows, it is given that so will the demand for fossil fuel. The past week, another oil tanker visited...

Fiji Ports Moves To Protect Human Capital, Remain Competitive
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Fiji Ports Moves To Protect Human Capital, Remain Competitive

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited has concluded a number of revamping projects in various departments to ensure it prot...

Franchise Scheme Reduced To Eight Routes
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Franchise Scheme Reduced To Eight Routes

The Government Shipping Franchise scheme has now been reduced to eight routes. This was confirmed by the Permanent S...

Ferry Starts Nabouwalu Service
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Ferry Starts Nabouwalu Service

The MV Westerland is back in full service after undergoing repair works last week. On April 9, Bligh Water Shipping ...

Bauxite Shipment Off To China
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Bauxite Shipment Off To China

A total of 79,500 metric tonnes of bauxite were shipped off to China last Sunday. Aurum Exploration Fiji managing di...

Talei’s Love For Ships
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Talei’s Love For Ships

Twenty-one-year-old Akanisi Talei has developed a fascination for ships. From a mechanical engineering background, t...

Increased Trade In Kyowa South Pacific Service
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Increased Trade In Kyowa South Pacific Service

The inbound and outbound cargo being brought by one of Carpenters Shipping’s principle Kyowa Shipping, has been no...

Polynesian Shipping Line Reviews Pricing Structure
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Polynesian Shipping Line Reviews Pricing Structure

Polynesian Shipping Line has reviewed its pricing structure for its New Zealand-Fiji services which has led to some ...

Passengers Need To Travel With Comfort
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Passengers Need To Travel With Comfort

Everyone who travels via inter-island shipping wants to make the best of their time while onboard. But this does not...

Milk Distribution
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Milk Distribution

Chartered vessel MV Sea Rakino left early this week for the Lau Group. The office of Billett Wright & Associates...

Threats To A Treasure
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Threats To A Treasure

The Fiji archipelago truly consists of Treasure Islands. Not the ones containing a dead man’s chest full of gold b...

Pearl Ace Meets Vehicle Demand
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Pearl Ace Meets Vehicle Demand

The demand for vehicles in the country continues to increase. This has resulted in an additional one-off service thr...

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