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    Why Ship Not Allowed Here: We’re Not A Dumping Ground

Why Ship Not Allowed Here: We’re Not A Dumping Ground

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) stopped a Korean cargo ship from entering Fijian waters last week after it was ordered to leave New Zealand on Sunday, March 07. A

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    Southern Pearl To Be Replaced

Southern Pearl To Be Replaced

  The cargo vessel MV Southern Pearl will be replaced in 2018. This was confirmed in a release from Pacific Direct Line (PDL) International Pte Limited yesterday. PDL Owners Representative,

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    National Search And Rescue Workshop To Improve Services

National Search And Rescue Workshop To Improve Services

  The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) ,was part of the National Workshop for Search and Rescue (SAR) organized by the Ministry of Defence and National Security in Nadi,

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    CCTV Cameras In Goundar Shipping Limited Vessels

CCTV Cameras In Goundar Shipping Limited Vessels

  Goundar Shipping Limited has installed CCTV Cameras in all its four vessels – Lomaiviti Princess I, Lomaiviti Princess II, Lomaiviti Princess III and Lomaiviti Princess IV. Company managing director,

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    Seafarers Sailing On Uncharted Territories

Seafarers Sailing On Uncharted Territories

Mahesa Abeynayake Head Of Quality/ Management Representative/Consultant Marine Engineering Fiji Maritime Academy According to Fijian folklore, the indigenous Fijians of today are descendants of the chief Lutunasobasoba and those who

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    First Bauxite Shipment

First Bauxite Shipment

  The MV Ocean Merry is currently in Galoa, Bua to load the first shipment of bauxite for 2017. William and Goslings Operations & Logistics Manager Madhulesh Lakhan said, “The

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    Missing Cargo A Concern

Missing Cargo A Concern

  Missing cargo at Port Muaiwalu is now a concern to the Muaiwalu Police Post. Corporal Mosese Niusere told the Fiji Sun that there were many passengers including families and

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    MSAF Meets New Zealand High Commission to Discuss Scholarship

MSAF Meets New Zealand High Commission to Discuss Scholarship

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) met with the New Zealand High Commission to discuss the current scholarship, via NZ Aid, for MSAF staff to study at the New

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    Students Learn About Maritime Career Opportunities

Students Learn About Maritime Career Opportunities

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) provided students of Lomary Secondary and Primary School and Ratu Latianara College with information about careers in the maritime industry at the career

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LTA Weigh Heavy Vehicles At Ports And Jetties

  LTA Weigh Heavy Vehicles At Ports And Jetties

A team from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) carried out operations at the Port Mua-i-Walu weighing heavy trucks before it boards

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Goundar Denies Monopoly Claims

  Goundar Denies Monopoly Claims

Goundar Shipping Limited (GSL) is disappointed with the Fiji Commerce Commission (FCC) over claims that the company would monopolise the

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Korean Research And Maritime Institute On A Fact Finding Mission In Fiji

  Korean Research And Maritime Institute On A Fact Finding Mission In Fiji

Korean Research and Maritime Institute is exploring the possibilities of doing business in Fiji, particularly in the field of ship

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Waterfront

  Waterfront

Thanks to our local shipping agents for updating us on all the foreign vessels that berthed at our local ports.

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4 Franchise Trips For Victoria Marine

  4 Franchise Trips For Victoria Marine

  The Victoria Marine Limited has four franchise trips for this month. Pita Cokomata, the company manager shipping, said for

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Give Way For Discharging Vessels

  Give Way For Discharging Vessels

  The chief executive officer (CEO) Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) Vajira Piyasena has called on all vessels not discharging

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MV Cagivou Off To Gau And Moce

  MV Cagivou Off  To Gau And Moce

  The Government Shipping Services vessel MV Cagivou  left for Gau and Moce Island in Lau on Monday night. This

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Captains To Ship In Moana

  Captains To Ship In Moana

Two foreign–going sea captains have jointly embarked on a new journey in the local shipping business. The pair, Class 1

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Vessel Offloads Oil

  Vessel Offloads Oil

The oil tanker ‘Kiribora’ off loaded 10,000 tonnes of oil for Total and Pacific Energy at Suva Port yesterday. According

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Levuka Passage Has Two Navigational Bouys

  Levuka Passage Has Two Navigational Bouys

Two Atlantic-2600 Sealite Marine Navigational Buoys have been installed at the Levuka Passage in Ovalau. This was confirmed by the

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Fiji Police Investigate Falsified Documents

  Fiji Police Investigate Falsified Documents

The Fiji Police Force Acting Chief of Intelligence Investigations, Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police (Actg ACP) Semisi Bokadi has confirmed

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USS Michael Murphy Visits Fiji

  USS Michael Murphy Visits Fiji

The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112)  arrived from Hawaii on a visit to Fiji on January 27th. According 

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MSAF Trains Seafarers

  MSAF Trains Seafarers

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) conducted a week long boat master training for 60 residents in Kadavu and

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Goundar Claims Interference By Government Vessels

  Goundar Claims Interference  By Government Vessels

The managing director of Goundar Shipping Services, George Goundar, has raised concern as to why Government vessels  are interfering in

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Lomaiviti Princess III To Be On Dry Dock In NZ

  Lomaiviti Princess III To Be On Dry Dock In NZ

The Lomaiviti Princess III will go for dry-dock in New Zealand soon, says the managing director Goundar Shipping Limited George

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Containers And Vehicles To Be Offloaded at Suva Port

  Containers And Vehicles To Be Offloaded at Suva Port

The MV Coral Islander will berth at the Suva Port tomorrow. It will be off loading 111 vehicles and 125

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Brianna Begins Franchise Trips

  Brianna  Begins  Franchise  Trips

The MV Brianna yesterday started its franchise trips to the Lau Group. It will be making two trips to the

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Grace Shipping Ready For Competition

  Grace Shipping Ready For Competition

Grace Shipping from Taveuni is ready for any competition from any shipping company that intends to serve the Taveuni to

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MSAF Holds Consultation Meeting With Seafarers

  MSAF Holds Consultation Meeting With Seafarers

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) held a meeting with Seafarers and the Fiji Seafarers Union to clarify issues

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Life Rafts Decide The Number Of Passengers A Ship Can Carry

  Life Rafts Decide The Number  Of Passengers A Ship Can Carry

The number of life rafts on a ship will decide on the number of passengers it can carry. This was

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