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China’s Shipping Industry Face 60% Drop In Freight Rates
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China’s Shipping Industry Face 60% Drop In Freight Rates

Shanghai is mainland China’s shipping hub as well as the world’s largest container port, and its two-month cityw...

FNU’s Fiji Maritime Academy Students Join Swire Shipping
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FNU’s Fiji Maritime Academy Students Join Swire Shipping

Eleven students from Fiji National University’s (FNU) Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) have found employment with Swire...

Multiple Interests Received For July Sail: CEO
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Multiple Interests Received For July Sail: CEO

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) has received interests from multiple cruise ships to call into Suva Port in Ju...

First time Caller To Suva Offloads 215 Vehicles
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First time Caller To Suva Offloads 215 Vehicles

Vehicle carrier Paganella has offloaded 215 vehicles at Suva Port during its first call to Fiji. Fiji Ports Terminal...

Quick Economic Recovery Trigger Increase In Container Volume
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Quick Economic Recovery Trigger Increase In Container Volume

The progressive recovery of Fiji’s economy has contributed to an increase in container volume recorded by Fiji Por...

Southern Pearl Makes Regular Call to Fiji
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Southern Pearl Makes Regular Call to Fiji

Vesselfinder reported that- Southern Pearl is enroute to Port of Apia, Samoa sailing at a speed of 9.8 knots and was...

Suva Port Plan New Equipments to Meet Shipping Demand in Fiji
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Suva Port Plan New Equipments to Meet Shipping Demand in Fiji

Plans are in place to purchase new equipments and container handling machineries to help manage operations at Suva P...

Capitaine Wallis Face Cargo Demand
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Capitaine Wallis Face Cargo Demand

Cargo container vessel Capitaine Wallis continues to face strong demand for its services. With cargo demand and o...

11% Pacific Women In Maritime Industry
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11% Pacific Women In Maritime Industry

Women represent 1.2 per cent of the world’s 1.2 million seafarers, and only five per cent hold executive leadershi...

Training To Help Expand Maritime Safety Knowledge
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Training To Help Expand Maritime Safety Knowledge

Mrs Toga is one of the oldest participants amongst 150 others that attended a boat master training at the Seafarers ...

Upgrade Works On Container Yard To Improve Container Handling
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Upgrade Works On Container Yard To Improve Container Handling

The upgrading of Yard 3 of Lautoka Port will ensure a much safer environment for container handling operations and c...

Shanghai Lockdown Impacts Asia-Pacific Trade Lanes
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Shanghai Lockdown Impacts Asia-Pacific Trade Lanes

“We are doing everything we can to support where we can, and have a key focus on creating alternative inland optio...

FNU In Discussions With MSAF For New Maritime Studies
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FNU In Discussions With MSAF For New Maritime Studies

Fiji may soon become one of the first Pacific Island Country in the region to offer a new Bachelor in Nautical Scien...

Passama Offloads 336 Vehicles At Suva Port
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Passama Offloads 336 Vehicles At Suva Port

Vehicle carrier Passama called into Fiji’s Suva Port last week to offload 336 vehicles. Sailing under the flag ...

AFL To Increase Its Freight Rates
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AFL To Increase Its Freight Rates

All Freight Logistics Fiji Limited (AFL) will also increase its freight rate to reflect the international freight ra...

Fiji Seafarers Centre Nearing Completion
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Fiji Seafarers Centre Nearing Completion

Construction of the new Fiji Seafarers Center is well underway in Walu Bay as the Institute of Maritime Officers Gui...

Local Seafarers Need To Broaden Knowledge On Security Code
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Local Seafarers Need To Broaden Knowledge On Security Code

There is a need for local seafarers to broaden their knowledge about International Ships and Port Facility Security ...

Fiji May Experience Disruptions From Shanghai, Singapore
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Fiji May Experience Disruptions From Shanghai, Singapore

The logistical chain between Shanghai Singapore and Fiji may experience some disruptions because of movement restric...

Shipping Services Fiji Limited Now Agents For Hamburg Sud
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Shipping Services Fiji Limited Now Agents For Hamburg Sud

Shipping Services Fiji Limited is now the local agent for global container shipping line, Hamburg Sud. Hamburg Su...

New System To Modernise Vessel Traffic Control At Port
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New System To Modernise Vessel Traffic Control At Port

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) has officially changed over the Suva harbour vessel traffic services to its ne...

Port Congestion Continues To Cause Delays, Impacting Retailers
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Port Congestion Continues To Cause Delays, Impacting Retailers

Port congestion issues experienced in New Zealand have impacted the South Pacific network (shipping service) of Nept...

Capitaine Wallis To Be Out Of Service As Vessel Undergoes Further Repairs In Fiji
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Capitaine Wallis To Be Out Of Service As Vessel Undergoes Further Repairs In...

Cargo ship Capitaine Wallis may be spending a significant amount of time out of service as the vessel undergoes furt...

Capitaine Wallis Returns To Fiji As Vessel Faces Engine Problems
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Capitaine Wallis Returns To Fiji As Vessel Faces Engine Problems

Neptune Pacific Direct Line has announced several changes in its vessel rotations. This was due to one of its con...

Rental Business Feel Pinch Of Shipping Delays, Freight Rate Increase
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Rental Business Feel Pinch Of Shipping Delays, Freight Rate Increase

A rental car business is feeling the pinch of increased freight rates on imported items as the costs for car parts h...

20 Local Seafarers To Join Vessel This Month
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20 Local Seafarers To Join Vessel This Month

Twenty new local seafarers have been recruited to join five commercial vessels this month. The on-going recruitment ...

Swire Shipping Plans For Expansion Of New Service
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Swire Shipping Plans For Expansion Of New Service

Swire shipping is planning to expand its container sales and leasing unit services to other locations in the Pacific...

828 Cargo Containers To Be Offloaded This Week
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828 Cargo Containers To Be Offloaded This Week

A total of 828 cargo containers are expected to be offloaded at Suva Port this week. Fiji Ports Terminal Limited ...

Australia Navy Vessel Makes Stop In Fiji For Provisions
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Australia Navy Vessel Makes Stop In Fiji For Provisions

“Operation TONGA ASSIST 22 is the Australian Defence Force contribution to the Department of Foreign Affairs and T...

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