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    Ship Operators Confident Of Freight Review

Ship Operators Confident Of Freight Review

Local shipping operators remain adamant that the freight rates for cargoes will be revised upward to meet the high cost of transportation to the maritime islands. Speaking on behalf of

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    Piyasena Highlights Country Report At Maritime Meet

Piyasena Highlights Country Report At Maritime Meet

Fiji stands a good chance of being the most suited regional hub given the recent changes and implementations over the past year. At the 39th Pacific Maritime Transport held in

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    Baivatu: Barter System Helps Revive Lau Economy

Baivatu: Barter System Helps Revive Lau Economy

Inter-island vessel MV Liahona has is using barter system when it comes to trading in the Lau Group. This has been done to stimulate economic growth especially in uneconomical islands

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    More Super Yachts Visit Denarau

More Super Yachts Visit Denarau

The international experience of the majestic Port Denarau in Nadi has recorded an increasing number of super yachts over the last four years. This year so far has recorded 52

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    Goundar Reveals Package Deal

Goundar Reveals Package Deal

Goundar Shipping Services is now working on a package deal to buy two vessels. This was confirmed by company director George Goundar who said he is leaving the country in

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    Consumer Council: Lift Island Shipping Services

Consumer Council: Lift Island Shipping Services

Festive season is one time when most people long to be in the company of their loved ones and for Christmas and New Year it is a must. Thus, in

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    Association Works With Ports Terminal

Association Works With Ports Terminal

The Fiji Ship Owners Agency Association is regularly meeting with the Ports Terminal Limited team looking at ways it can assist in ensuring increased levels of productivity at our ports.

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    Increased Volumes Means Increased Tramp Vessels

Increased Volumes Means Increased Tramp Vessels

Tramp vessels are what they’re called. And often, perhaps more this year, they have made port calls for reasons primarily evolved around increased economic activity. Fiji Ship Owners Agency Association

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    Fiji Ports Hosts Consultation

Fiji Ports Hosts Consultation

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited will host a consultation workshop with stakeholders, to align its policies and procedures, anticipated to result in adapting best practices from both ends. The consultation regarding

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Slow Traffic On Waterfront

  Slow Traffic On Waterfront

Well! Just when you thought it was going to be yet another busy week, it turned out otherwise, the past

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Fiji Booth At Monaco Yacht Show

  Fiji Booth At Monaco Yacht Show

The Fiji Yachting Industry was well-represented during the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show at Monte Carlo. This was made possible when

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Kean Tells Of Challenges

  Kean Tells Of Challenges

The Government Shipping Franchise Scheme (GSFS) has been doing all it can to service all the 10 routes under the

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Additional Trips For MV Lady Sandy

  Additional Trips For MV Lady Sandy

Seaview Shipping Company’s MV Lady Sandy has added two extra trips to its schedule due to demands from the islands.

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Water Delivery Operations

  Water  Delivery Operations

Government ships have been heavily involved in the carting of water to many of the maritime islands. This was confirmed

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High Risk Pests Found In Shipping Containers

  High Risk Pests Found In Shipping Containers

Fiji is relatively free from most of the world’s serious pests and diseases. Biosecurity helps keep it that way. Global

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Ports Terminal’s Swift Handling Of Congestion

  Ports Terminal’s Swift Handling Of Congestion

There was obvious congestion in the Port of Suva the past week with 13 vessels arriving from October 27 to

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Productivity And Efficiency Up At Our Ports

  Productivity  And Efficiency  Up At Our Ports

Since taking over management control of Ports Terminal Limited in July the past year, Sri Lanka’s Aitken Spence PLC has

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Swire Reduces Bunker Adjustment Factor For Australia-Fiji Shipments

  Swire Reduces Bunker Adjustment Factor For Australia-Fiji Shipments

Following a review of the current bunker prices, Swire Shipping has decreased the Bunker Adjustment Factor for all shipments ex

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Savusavu Jetty Now Reopened

  Savusavu Jetty Now Reopened

The Savusavu Jetty is now re-opened after it was closed for a month so repair works could be carried out.

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Safety First – Shipping Companies Ready For Festive Season

  Safety First – Shipping Companies Ready For Festive Season

The holidays are drawing closer and it will soon become the season for travelling. Everyone who travels via inter-island shipping

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Honiara Schedule Reinforces Swire’s Commitment

  Honiara Schedule Reinforces Swire’s Commitment

With Honiara’s inclusion as a regular scheduled port call under the Bali Hai Service, its shipping agents are anticipating faster

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Lin Discusses Challenges And Strengths In Industry

  Lin Discusses Challenges And Strengths In Industry

For Shipping Service (Fiji) Limited  new chief executive, Jeffrey Lin, joining the industry was not a matter of choice. Former

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Sri Lankan Ship Expert To Address Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance Conference

  Sri Lankan Ship Expert To Address Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance Conference

The director of Aitken Spence PLC, Dr Parakrama Dissanayake, will address the 39th Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance Conference which gets

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Act Local, Think Global

  Act Local, Think Global

Ms. Mavis Joseph, a Legal, Risks and Audit officer with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) has been awarded

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One Stop Shop For Mariners

  One Stop Shop For Mariners

Boat operators around the Mua-i-Walu Port do not have to look a far to get their marine products and industrial

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Students Told Of Job Opportunities

  Students Told Of Job Opportunities

The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) has assured its aspiring students that there are job opportunities on foreign shipping companies. On

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Bad Weather Forces Cancellation

  Bad Weather Forces Cancellation

Passengers bound for Northern Lau were sent back home yesterday after the MV Lady Sandy cancelled the trip because of

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Sailors Prepare For Cyclone Season

  Sailors Prepare For Cyclone Season

Sailors at the Vuda Marina are well-prepared for the cyclone season, which is from November to April. Marina general manager

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Port Of Auckland Keen To Assist Our Ports

  Port Of Auckland Keen To Assist Our Ports

There are hopes that Fiji’s Ports Development Infrastructure Programme for Suva will draw from the experience and some of the

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