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PNG Students Set Benchmark At Maritime Academy
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PNG Students Set Benchmark At Maritime Academy

International accredited train­ing and education at the Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) has prompted two Papua New Guin...

Pacific States Battle At The International Maritime Organisation Negotiations To Reduce GhG Emissions From Shipping
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Pacific States Battle At The International Maritime Organisation Negotiation...

Pacific States battle at the IMO negotiations to reduce GHG emissions from shipping

South Island Ships Put In Tighter Security Measures After Drug Bust
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South Island Ships Put In Tighter Security Measures After Drug Bust

“That is a separate issue between the individual and the authorities. It has nothing to do with the vessel,” he ...

Five Filipino Engineers In, Franchise Runs Resume
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Five Filipino Engineers In, Franchise Runs Resume

GSCL managing director George Goundar yesterday confirmed that the five expatriates’ arrival saying that his compa...

Back To The Future – Lessons From The Past
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Back To The Future – Lessons From The Past

Globally there is increasing interest in the use of wind energy in shipping with successful large scale trials of Fl...

Bank Seizes Princess Moana
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Bank Seizes Princess Moana

According to the reliable source there was a misunderstanding with FDB and the Princess Moana and the issue resolved...

‘Decarbonising Our Domestic Shipping Fleet: The Pacific Blue Shipping Partnership’
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‘Decarbonising Our Domestic Shipping Fleet: The Pacific Blue Shipping Part...

Analysis: The critical importance of sea transport to Pacific countries and its interrelationship to all levels of s...

Peter Nutall: ‘Ship Owners Must Address Green House Gas (GHG) Emission’
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Peter Nutall: ‘Ship Owners Must Address Green House Gas (GHG) Emission’

Why is shipping important to climate change? And why are our Pacific delegations playing such a critical role in the...

Labour Ministry Tells  Goundar Shipping Limited To Show Proof That There Is A Shortage Of Maritime Workers
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Labour Ministry Tells Goundar Shipping Limited To Show Proof That There Is ...

Goundar Shipping Limited has to prove that there is a shortage of maritime workers to warrant his intention of hirin...

Top Naval Architects To Assist In Designing Cost Effective Vessels
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Top Naval Architects To Assist In Designing Cost Effective Vessels

Siegfried Wagner and Sascha Strasser from the Hochschule Emden/Leer (HE/L) Maritime Sciences programme are currently...

Goundar Flies In Experts For Advice On Fast Ferries
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Goundar Flies In Experts For Advice On Fast Ferries

Goundar Shipping Limited (GSL) managing director hopes to be the first in Fiji to operate such hi-speed passenger ve...

Old Diesel Vessels Need To Go Says Academic
SHIPPING

Old Diesel Vessels Need To Go Says Academic

Mr Nuttall is concerned because Fiji is part of the coalition of six Pacific countries to clean the region’s shipp...

Give Us Franchise Runs: Liahona II
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Give Us Franchise Runs: Liahona II

‘Government should think of small shipping industry because otherwise, they will die out.’

Fiji Roads Authority Team Assesses Rabi Jetty
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Fiji Roads Authority Team Assesses Rabi Jetty

The $3million Rabi Jetty was opened by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama in 2013.

Natuvu Jetty Now Closes on Saturdays
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Natuvu Jetty Now Closes on Saturdays

Yesterday Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) Manager Qualifications and Licensing Captain Tomasi Kete in a sta...

Ship Operators Upset With New Fares, Freight Charges
SHIPPING

Ship Operators Upset With New Fares, Freight Charges

Goundar Shipping Limited (GSL) and Patterson Brothers Shipping Company Limited (PBSCL) are not happy with the new in...

Grace Prasad Shipping Bids For Levuka, Natovi Route
SHIPPING

Grace Prasad Shipping Bids For Levuka, Natovi Route

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

Goundar Shipping Sacks 15 Crew Members In A Single Week For Being Allegedly Drunk, High While On Duty
SHIPPING

Goundar Shipping Sacks 15 Crew Members In A Single Week For Being Allegedly ...

‘To fire that many people in one week is our loss. When we fire them then other shipping companies hire them.’

Queen Of Melbourne Makes Maiden Voyage To Levuka
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Queen Of Melbourne Makes Maiden Voyage To Levuka

In an effort to continue to improve inter-island ferry services, Interlink Shipping Line Limited’ Queen of Melbour...

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...

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