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Northern Routes Reconnected

Vessels owned by Goundar Shipping Limited, is back to its normal passenger and cargo services, a week after Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji. In the past week, the company had
02 Mar 2016 12:28
Northern Routes  Reconnected

Vessels owned by Goundar Shipping Limited, is back to its normal passenger and cargo services, a week after Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji.

In the past week, the company had offered two of its vessels, Lomaiviti Princess and Lomaiviti Princess III to assist Government reach out to the many affected, especially in the outer islands.

The company even went to the extent of providing free passenger passage to most people on the mainland who wanted to see their families in Koro, Gau and Vanuabalavu.

Last night, the Lomaiviti Princess II departed Suva for Koro at 6pm and Lomaiviti Princess also departed Suva for Savusavu and Taveuni at the same time.

“We are back on our normal schedule which is a little busy for a slow period as many in the mainland want to visit their relatives who are affected by the cyclone,” company manager finance, Rakesh Prakash, said.

Lomaiviti Princess III was in Levuka yesterday.

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