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Regulations Enforced To Control Crowd

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) is pleading with the travelling public and other port users to adhere to the measures put in place to ensure that congestion and overcrowding is
12 Dec 2018 10:00
Regulations Enforced To Control Crowd
Port Mua-i-Walu, Suva.

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) is pleading with the travelling public and other port users to adhere to the measures put in place to ensure that congestion and overcrowding is alleviated at Port Mua-i-Walu 2 during this peak season.

It is working closely with the Ministry of Transport, Fiji Police and Land Transport Authority who are also helping in crowd control along the immediate surroundings of Port Mua-i-Walu 2.

The regulations put into place are also to ensure safety for members of the public.

 

FPCL wishes to remind the travelling public that;

  •  Any person entering the wharf to produce Port User ID or boarding ticket at entry gate
  •  All outbound passengers shall enter by walking with exemption of person(s) with disability or elderly
  •  Farewell party or visitors will no longer be allowed onto the wharf area.
  •  Passengers will not be permitted to loiter in the operations area.
  •  Any person who wishes to contact staff or company officials/ship’s crew/passengers onboard shall request assistance from FPCL staff (use of PA system).

Members of the public are also reminded to adhere to the traffic instructions in the operations area.

  •  Vehicles enroute to outer port – driver to produce boarding ticket at the entry gate.
  •  Private vehicle belonging to officers and crews shall use the parking area at the waiting shed.
  •  Any vehicles permitted to enter to park at the parking area only.
  •  FPCL will reserve the right to tow vehicle that does not adhere to the traffic instructions in the operations area.
  •  Towage cost will be borne by vehicle owner.

Vessel owners have also been informed and reminded to;

  1. Adhere to arrangements/instruction by FPCL wharf officials. Ensure vessel departs as per departure schedule.
  2. Ensure vessel arrives as per berthing application.
  3. Each vessel owner must appoint a contact person on both the vessel or at their office.
  4. FPCL will not allow any Makeshift office on the wharf.
  5. Collection of freight and passage shall be done at the vessel owner’s office.

FPCL is urging ship operators and members of the public to adhere to these measures to ensure that operations run smoothly for the best interest of the travelling public.

 

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