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    Suva, Lautoka Security Plans Get On

Suva, Lautoka Security Plans Get On

The Security Plan for the Ports of Suva and Lautoka for the next five years has been approved by the designated authority, the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji. Senior port

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    Two New Ships For Maritime Communities

Two New Ships For Maritime Communities

Government is getting two more ships for the maritime zone next year. This was confirmed to the Fiji Sun by the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Pio Tikoduadua. This, he

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    Locals Eye Jobs With Foreign Vessels

Locals Eye Jobs With Foreign Vessels

A group of seafarers believe the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) could assist them to find work with foreign shipping companies. Group spokesman Ratu Raivolita Uluilakeba said under the

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    Tugboats To Boost Sea Operations

Tugboats To Boost Sea Operations

Douglas Salvage and Towage Limited plays a crucial role in the bauxite mining operation in Bua. One of its two tugboats, the Bellarine, usually operates in Galoa Bay, Bua to

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    Marine Simulators Installation Soon

Marine Simulators Installation Soon

The commissioning of the state-of-the-art high tech marine simulators installed at the Fiji Maritime Academy is on hold. The commissioning which was supposed to be held in March this year

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    Japanese Port Authority Interested In Lautoka Port

Japanese Port Authority Interested In Lautoka Port

The Fiji Ports Corporation Limited and the Nagoya Port Authority of Japan are in talks to introduce new cruise liners to enter the Port of Lautoka. Fiji Ports chief security

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    Largest Ships In The World Being Built In South Korea

Largest Ships In The World Being Built In South Korea

The Maersk Triple E is the largest ship ever built by mankind and is operated by the largest container shipping company in the world. Back in 2011, Maersk signed a

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    Shipping Services To PNG Reflects Volume, Says Strong

Shipping Services To PNG Reflects Volume, Says Strong

The booming Papua New Guinean economy presents a lot of potential and benefits for our own economy. But as highlighted by a major Fijian exporter to PNG recently, lack of

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    Rokube Chases Her Dream

Rokube Chases Her Dream

Gone are the days where the shipping industry was perceived as a male dominated profession. The shipping industry has become a disciplined profession and respect for women is of importance.

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Vessel Owner Tells Of Difficulties

  Vessel Owner Tells Of Difficulties

Inter- island vessel, MV Liahona continues her services to the Lau Group under the Government franchise scheme. Vessel owner and

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Private Sector Makes Submission For Suva Port To Be Converted To A Garden Promenade

  Private Sector Makes Submission For Suva Port To Be Converted To A Garden Promenade

A private sector group has made a submission for the Port of Suva to be converted into a garden promenade

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Consort Here To Stay

  Consort Here To Stay

The Consort Shipping Line Limited is still operating despite not having a vessel. The assurance was given yesterday by Consort

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Company Plans To Buy New Vessel

  Company Plans To Buy New Vessel

The Consort Shipping Line Limited is still contemplating buying a new vessel. Company’s manager finance and corporate Adrial Prasad said,

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Fisheries Gives Initiative Thumbs Up

  Fisheries Gives Initiative Thumbs Up

Fiji Offshore Fisheries Association has welcomed the move by the Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority of not releasing any vessel

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Regular Port Call To Benefit Fijian Exporters

  Regular Port Call To Benefit Fijian Exporters

Bali Hai has announced a significant upgrade to the current service with the inclusion of Honiara in the Solomon Islands

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Parana, Makes First Call To Fiji

  Parana, Makes First Call To Fiji

Port of Suva was a definite hub of excitement the past week as the magnificent car carrier Parana, a two-and-a-half

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Pacific Direct Line launches Weekly NZ China Service From November

  Pacific Direct Line launches Weekly NZ China Service From November

Pacific Direct Line has launched its New Zealand China service starting early November 2014. The weekly service will focus on

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Waterfront Traffic

  Waterfront Traffic

With only two months till the year ends, we noticed a sudden rush of shipping traffic particularly for the Port

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Final Works On Shore Cranes At Port

  Final Works On Shore Cranes At Port

Fiji Ports Corporation confirmed it will soon fully address the remaining minor maintenance issues of the shore cranes at Suva

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Shipping Industry Has Potential To Boost Economy

  Shipping Industry Has Potential To Boost Economy

The shipping industry in Fiji has the potential to develop and earn foreign currency for the nation, says newly-appointed chief

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Water Carriers Eye More Jobs

  Water Carriers Eye More Jobs

Sea Pacific Limited’s vessels continue to play the lead role in carting water to affected areas around the country. The

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Commodore Salutes Support

  Commodore Salutes Support

Royal Suva Yacht Club First Commodore Mark Hirst hosted a cocktail for the members,  life members, trustees and sponsors last

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Neptune Pacific Line, Partners Go Weekly

  Neptune Pacific Line, Partners Go Weekly

The call for more regular services from New Zealand and Fiji has prompted shipping partners to provide a weekly service

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Seamen Back Bainimarama

  Seamen Back Bainimarama

A group of seamen have indicated their support for the newly-elected Voreqe Bainimarama led- government. The group spokesman Ratu Raivolita

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Goundar Shipping Acquires Building With Aims For Better Services

  Goundar Shipping Acquires Building With Aims For Better Services

Goundar Shipping has invested $1.8 million to acquire the former RAPCO Building in Walu Bay in a bid to boost

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MV Nord Sincere Brings Gympsum

  MV Nord Sincere Brings Gympsum

Bulk carrier, MV Nord Sincere, arrived on its maiden voyage to Fiji on Monday morning. The Panama-registered vessel came in

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Savusavu Jetty To Close Temporarily

  Savusavu Jetty To Close Temporarily

The Savusavu Jetty in Vanua Levu will be temporarily closed. This is to allow the Fiji Roads Authority to carry

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Carpenters Shipping, At Helm Of It All

  Carpenters Shipping, At Helm Of It All

Shipping is a vital part of any economy. And Fiji, being a small yet vibrant nation, the hub of the

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