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Captain Abele Daurewa Makes Dream A Reality
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Captain Abele Daurewa Makes Dream A Reality

Father of five, Abele Daurewa, 35 admits that his niche is on a vessel out at sea. “It was always my dream to capt...

Tourists Enjoy Weather, Environment
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Tourists Enjoy Weather, Environment

Cruise Ship MV Maasdam spent a day at the capital city with 889 tourists and 569 crew members from across 30 countri...

New Southern Pearl in Operation, to be Officially Launched Later
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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 Sh...

Goundar’s Four Vessels on Sale Still Operating, Shops For Another
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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...

US Navy Oiler Frequents Ports, on Suva Stopover
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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...

Pacific Agrees On 50 Percent Reduction On Shipping Emissions By 2050
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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 deve...

Maritime Industry To Raise Funds For Pinktober Charity Chest
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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 ...

Rain Fails To Dampen Tourists’ Enthusiasm To Visit Suva
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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 thei...

Queen Of Melbourne  To Be Refitted Following Thefts
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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 th...

Tongan Vessel Undergoes FSHIL Makeover
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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 deci...

Slayers Club Heed Assistance Call
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Slayers Club Heed Assistance Call

  Slayers club, an organisation dedicated to helping the needy, has heeded the call for assistance from a coupl...

Operation Kurukuru Inspects Fishing Vessels, Pleasure Crafts
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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...

Vessel Carrying Predecessor’s Name Arrives This Week
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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 F...

MLC Veivueti in Yasawa to Administer Vaccinations
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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 vac­cin...

New Labasa MSAF Office to Boost North Operations
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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 ...

USS Shoup Members Conduct Community Services, Teach Basketball
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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 ship ...

MSAF Continues Partnership With Youths
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MSAF Continues Partnership With Youths

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

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

USS Shoup Visits Fiji To Enhance Knowledge
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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 class destroyer ar...

Swire Shipping Proud To Be Associated With FSC
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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 ...

United States Naval Vessel  To Visit Port  Of Suva
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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 visi...

Captain Mosese Wins Pilot Of The Year Award
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Captain Mosese Wins Pilot Of The Year Award

The Board and Management of Fiji Ports Corporation Limited have congratulated Senior Port Pilot Captain Mosese Cirik...

Southern Phoenix To Be Removed By End Of Year
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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...

MSAF Focuses On Small Boat Operators
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MSAF Focuses On Small Boat Operators

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

Maritime Sector Contributes $25m To Economy: Hill
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Maritime Sector Contributes $25m To Economy: Hill

The maritime sector contributes approximately $25million to the national economy annually. Maritime Safety Authority...

Goundar Still Hopeful For Another Tailevu Jetty
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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 managi...

Otago Returns Home, Operation Wasawasa II Completed
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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 o...

Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel
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Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel

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

Majestic Princess Cruises Into Suva on Time
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Majestic Princess Cruises Into Suva on Time

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) chief executive officer (CEO) Vajijra Piyasena acknowledged the support of key...

Kikau Returns Home Following Facelift, KAKADU Exercise
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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 ex...

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