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    Spirit Of Altruism Probe Continues

Spirit Of Altruism Probe Continues

  Investigations are currently underway on Patterson Brothers Shipping vessel Spirit of Altruism which ran aground at Cakaudavui reef with 134 passengers on board on Monday morning. The Spirit of

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    Nadi Chamber Of Commerce Applauds New Port Of Entry

Nadi Chamber Of Commerce Applauds New Port Of Entry

The declaration of Port Denarau Marina in Nadi as a new port of entry is a step into the right direction, so saysNadi Chamber of Commerce president Dr Ram Raju.

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    Passenger Lauds Swift Action Of Ship Crew During Ordeal

Passenger Lauds Swift Action Of Ship Crew During Ordeal

A number of passengers who were on board MV Spirit of Altruism on Monday have acknowledged the swift action of the Patterson Shipping Services when the vessel struck the Cakaudavui

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    Moroivalu Confirms Royal New Zealand Navy Assistance

Moroivalu Confirms Royal New Zealand Navy Assistance

  A Royal New  Zealand Navy (RNZN) inshore patrol vessel will arrive in Fiji next month to support maritime and fisheries surveillance here. The RNZN inshore patrol vessel will be

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    Boatbuilders To Adhere To Standards, Says Radravu

Boatbuilders To Adhere To Standards, Says Radravu

Boat builders in Fiji should follow standard requirements of Maritime Aids to Navigation Regulation 2014. This was the comment made by Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL) operations manager

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    FSHIL Works Attract Regional Vessel Owners For Repairs, Service

FSHIL Works Attract Regional Vessel Owners For Repairs, Service

  A total of 137 vessels were received and serviced by Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL), last year – 24 more than their target for the year. FSHIL

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    Cruising, Super Yachts  Bring In $42 Million

Cruising, Super Yachts Bring In $42 Million

  A recent study undertaken by Port Denarau marina revealed that the yacht industry contributed over $42 million to the Fiji economy, last year. In 2017, Port Denarau recorded  554

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    Rakiraki Boat Owners Attain MSAF Licences

Rakiraki Boat Owners Attain MSAF Licences

Eighty fishermen of Navolau, Rakiraki in the province of Ra received their boating license from the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) last week. This was made possible after they

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    Proposed Naisoso Marina Boosts Tourism

Proposed Naisoso Marina Boosts Tourism

Plans to build a marina in Naisoso are currently underway with construction due to start soon and the project completed by late 2019. Naisoso is approximately 70 kilometres from Port

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Goundar Shipping Teams Up With Medical Group For Lomaiviti

  Goundar Shipping Teams Up With Medical Group For Lomaiviti

As part of Goundar Shipping Limited’s social obligation one of their vessels is going to transport a medical team to

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Seuseu I, Captain Of Barge Share Same Name

  Seuseu I, Captain Of Barge Share Same Name

Having a barge named after you is a boost to your career. So says Viliame seuseu. Mr Seuseu, 63, was

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MLC Vunilagi On Maiden Trip To Yasawa

  MLC Vunilagi On Maiden Trip To Yasawa

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport vessel Marine Landing Craft (MLC) Vunilagi left on a franchise trip to the Yasawa

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Swire Shipping Vessels Increase Visits to Fiji: Reddy

  Swire Shipping Vessels Increase Visits to Fiji: Reddy

The movement of Swire Shipping Agencies vessels have picked up by two visits every month in 2017, said operations manager

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MV Onemato Returns to Tonga After Routine Servicing

  MV Onemato Returns to Tonga After Routine Servicing

Tonga vessel MV Onemato has returned to the island kingdom last week following the completion of its maintenance and repair

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Goundar Continues Talks With Landowners

  Goundar Continues Talks With Landowners

Goundar Shipping man­aging director George Goundar said he would be holding meetings with land­owners on Friday to sort more things

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Third Vehicle Carrier Vessel Offloads Second Hand Cars in Three Months

  Third Vehicle Carrier Vessel Offloads Second Hand Cars in Three Months

Liberia vessel Euro Spirit is the second vehicle carrier that has brought in another set of sec­ond hand cars to

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Vehicle Carrier Vessel Offloads Second Hand Cars

  Vehicle Carrier Vessel Offloads Second Hand Cars

Japanese vehicle carrier vessel, Triton Ace, recently brought in more than 200 second hand cars to Fiji. The gigantic vessel

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Barge Replenishes 7-Star Resort Supply

  Barge Replenishes 7-Star Resort Supply

The seven-star resort owned barge, MV Qioni Laucala transports food supplies, fuel, maintenance equipment and other relevant materials to the

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Barges Await Paperwork

  Barges Await Paperwork

Two barges are in the Suva harbour awaiting paper work. Local agent South Seas Towage Limited declined to comment when

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Super Yacht Driftwood Attracts Attention

  Super Yacht Driftwood Attracts Attention

Super yacht 55 meter long Driftwood attracted her share of attention while berthed at Suva’s Kings Wharf over the weekend.

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Tavita’s Fascination Of Engines Confirms Her Career Path

  Tavita’s Fascination Of Engines Confirms Her Career Path

Her regular travelling back to her village in Beqa for the school holidays triggered her to pursue a career path

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Plans In The Pipeline To Boost Tourist Business: Singh

  Plans In The Pipeline To Boost Tourist Business: Singh

Plans are in the pipeline for improvements in catering for the needs of tourists who call in at the port

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Dream Comes True for Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Icebreaker Ship Captain

  Dream Comes True for Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Icebreaker Ship Captain

To be the commanding officer of the United States icebreaker vessel was the father of three’s dream, and he said

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Varani Braves Bad Weather To Fend Off Illegal Fishermen

  Varani Braves Bad Weather To Fend Off Illegal Fishermen

Twenty-six-year old, Sevanaia Varani, of Solevu braves bad weather on board the Malolo Reef  Warden to keep away illegal fishing

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Authorities Quiet On Vessel Removal

  Authorities Quiet On Vessel Removal

  Authorities are now tight lipped over the salvaging of the Southern Phoenix that sunk at the Suva Harbour in

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Sea travellers give everywhere they went

  Sea travellers give everywhere they went

Tourists, Joana and Steve Whitaker have always made it their purpose that they donate items to a school at every

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Fiji Navy Co-ordinates Rescue of Drifting Tuvalu Fishermen

  Fiji Navy Co-ordinates Rescue of Drifting Tuvalu Fishermen

The Republic of Fiji Navy Search and Rescue Centre over the weekend coor­dinated the search and rescue operation that saved

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Explorer of the Sea Brings Life to Lautoka

  Explorer of the Sea Brings Life to Lautoka

Lautoka City was bustling with life last Wednesday with the arrival of the Explorer of the Seas at the Sugar

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Irregular Shipping Services Frustrate Islanders

  Irregular Shipping Services Frustrate Islanders

The islanders of Ono-i-Lau are frustrated over the irregular­ity of shipping services to the four villages on the farthest island

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