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Grace Prasad Shipping Bids For Levuka, Natovi Route
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Grace Prasad Shipping Bids For Levuka, Natovi Route

Shipping company intends to provide passenger services only, not cargo, with reduced, competitive fares.

Cruise Vessels To Contribute To Fijian Tourism’s 2021 $2.2 Billion Target
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Cruise Vessels To Contribute To Fijian Tourism’s 2021 $2.2 Billion Target

The Fijian tourism industry has contributed significantly to positioning the economy to where it is today. However, ...

Adhere To Schedule, Hill Tells Ship Owners, Says MSAF
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Adhere To Schedule, Hill Tells Ship Owners, Says MSAF

MSAF is calling on local ship operators to adhere to their berthing and departure schedules to avoid congestions at ...

Sailing4Handicaps Crew donates $100K worth of Prosthetic Parts
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Sailing4Handicaps Crew donates $100K worth of Prosthetic Parts

Former Government assistant minister and Fijian paralympic champion, Iliesa Delana, has been endorsed ambassador for...

Ellington Wharf Saga: Show Us Documents, Says Goundar Shipping
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Ellington Wharf Saga: Show Us Documents, Says Goundar Shipping

Goundar Shipping Limited (GSL) is demanding that Patterson Brothers Shipping Limited shows ownership documents follo...

Goundar Gets Green Light To Operate From Ellington Wharf
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Goundar Gets Green Light To Operate From Ellington Wharf

“I want to thank Goundar Shipping Limited for providing us the opportunity. Opportunities have been given to you w...

Ellington Wharf Closed, Operations Now On Hold
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Ellington Wharf Closed, Operations Now On Hold

Goundar Shipping Limited’s intention to operate from Ellington Wharf in Rakiraki is on hold.

Moana Taka Partnership Ships Out Close To 600 Tonnes Of Recyclable Waste
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Moana Taka Partnership Ships Out Close To 600 Tonnes Of Recyclable Waste

The shipments from Fiji so far include four containers of waste paper weighing 100.58 tonnes, six containers of wast...

MV Liahona II Ramp Fixed, Special Survey To Determine Sail Day
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MV Liahona II Ramp Fixed, Special Survey To Determine Sail Day

While there is no set time for MSAF to carry out the survey, Liahona II owners hope the vessel is given clearance at...

Goundar’s Trial Runs From Ellington, Natovi Jetties Eye West Travellers
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Goundar’s Trial Runs From Ellington, Natovi Jetties Eye West Travellers

“For me, I look at the service and I don’t believe in competition. We hope to meet the standard of what the pass...

Tourist Vessel, Sea Princess Arrives At Last
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Tourist Vessel, Sea Princess Arrives At Last

Expect the capital city to be hive of activity today with the visit from cruise ship MS Sea Princess. MS Sea Princes...

Vehicles Carrier Brings Close To 100 Vehicles
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Vehicles Carrier Brings Close To 100 Vehicles

Fijians should expect more cars on our roads with more Vehicle Carriers expected at major ports before year ends. MV...

Goundar Shipping Limited  To Send Staff Overseas For High Speed Ferries Training
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Goundar Shipping Limited To Send Staff Overseas For High Speed Ferries Training

“I have talked to the chief executive officer of the Fiji Roads Authority and he is on board with it and he will b...

Ohana Slices Travel Time Between Natovi, Nabouwalu
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Ohana Slices Travel Time Between Natovi, Nabouwalu

“That is a record time, all this time we were saying less than three hours, now we know that Ohana is capable of t...

First 200 Passengers For Natovi To Nabouwalu Travel Free On MV Ohana
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First 200 Passengers For Natovi To Nabouwalu Travel Free On MV Ohana

ISL operations manager Manoj Kumar said the free travel was part of management’s celebrating their third inter-isl...

MV Ohana, Lomaiviti Princess IX Await Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji Green Light
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MV Ohana, Lomaiviti Princess IX Await Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji Gree...

Ohana is expected to service the Natovi to Nabouwalu route twice in a day while Westerland will service Natovi to Sa...

Small Boat Operators Call On Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji For More Awareness
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Small Boat Operators Call On Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji For More Awar...

MSAF stated last week, that the detained boats did not carry safety appliances compulsory for all boats in the count...

Goundar Plans To Spend $24M On Vessels, $14M On High Speed Ferries
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Goundar Plans To Spend $24M On Vessels, $14M On High Speed Ferries

The third of the four vessels he is buying this year arrived over the weekend. He has set a budget of $10m to buy th...

Hearse, Three Relatives To Travel Free On Patterson Brothers’ Vessels
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Hearse, Three Relatives To Travel Free On Patterson Brothers’ Vessels

This they said was to help grieving families transport their loved ones to their final destinations without having t...

Ohana Arrives in Suva, Operation to Begin in Two Weeks
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Ohana Arrives in Suva, Operation to Begin in Two Weeks

GM Josh Nawa said Ohana will be fully operational and offering its services in the next two weeks.

No Prior Notice Frustrates Maritime Travellers
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No Prior Notice Frustrates Maritime Travellers

“We cannot do much but to accept the decision made by Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji,” he said.

Goundar Shipping Taking Good Care Of Its Workers
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Goundar Shipping Taking Good Care Of Its Workers

According to MSAF acting chief executive officer Captain Philip Hill it has been five years since the SSM regulation...

No Services To Be Provided By Goundar Shipping, As MSAF Will Detain It’s Fleet
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No Services To Be Provided By Goundar Shipping, As MSAF Will Detain It’...

The public as well as cargo shippers are requested to make travel arrangements with Patterson Brothers Limited and I...

MSAF: 10 Shipping Companies Drafts Own Safe Ships Management System
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MSAF: 10 Shipping Companies Drafts Own Safe Ships Management System

The 10 shipping companies have shown suitable level of compliance and will be issued interim document of compliance ...

Engine Watch Rating Officer Ramento Settles in Well
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Engine Watch Rating Officer Ramento Settles in Well

“I have been enjoying my stay in Fiji so far. The people are friendly and approachable so I get to learn a lot. In...

Shipping Tycoon George Goundar Invests $24 Million Into 9 Passenger Vessels
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Shipping Tycoon George Goundar Invests $24 Million Into 9 Passenger Vessels

“People are saying I am monopolizing the shipping industry in Fiji but to me that is a foul cry from people. They ...

Lomaiviti Princess IX To Arrive Early Next Month
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Lomaiviti Princess IX To Arrive Early Next Month

Mr Goundar said early this month that other two vessels are due into the country by August to be in time for the pea...

Illegal Fishing, Drug Trafficking Top Challenges In EEZ Patrols
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Illegal Fishing, Drug Trafficking Top Challenges In EEZ Patrols

Yesterday, they met with Commander Fiji Navy, Captain (Navy) Humphrey Tawake to discuss how they can work together.

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