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Three Ship Companies Service Ovalau
SHIPPING

Three Ship Companies Service Ovalau

Goundar Shipping Limited is next week going to be the third inter-island company to service Ovalau.

‘Super Yachts Produce Huge Economic Value’
SHIPPING

‘Super Yachts Produce Huge Economic Value’

In his Phase 2 of Fiji’s COVID-Safe Economic Recovery announcement on Sunday, he said there were requirements to b...

Pacific Should Ask For Carbon Tax
SHIPPING

Pacific Should Ask For Carbon Tax

Shipping is a heavily capitalised and major profit-making sector.

Local Ship Owners Need Protection
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Local Ship Owners Need Protection

Existing operators with the intention to improve their shipping business, compliance to Maritime Safety Authority of...

Patterson Brothers Shipping Heading To Kadavu
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Patterson Brothers Shipping Heading To Kadavu

“There is a demand from Kadavu and we are not sure which vessel will operate at present,” Mr Patterson said.

COVID-19 Causes Togoloa To Be At Sea For Five Months
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COVID-19 Causes Togoloa To Be At Sea For Five Months

“Out at sea in the Asian waters during the pandemic was a trying time, my son kept me going; he was always on my m...

Goundar Sells Ships As Scrap
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Goundar Sells Ships As Scrap

He said: “I’m losing passion for shipping now; my interest is dying out because there is so much jealousy and so...

Fijian Women Are Above International Benchmark
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Fijian Women Are Above International Benchmark

Women make approximately 4 per cent of the total number of staff working at the Fijian Government Shipping Services.

Decline In Cargo Volumes Due To Pandemic
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Decline In Cargo Volumes Due To Pandemic

Fiji Ports Terminal Limited (FPTL) chief executive officer Hasthika Bandara Dela confirmed yesterday that there had ...

Analysis: Can We Build Another Reef Endeavour?
Analysis, SHIPPING

Analysis: Can We Build Another Reef Endeavour?

The pandemic has rocked the world economic order and all the signs are that a global recession is now on our doorste...

Cruising Tourism In The Pacific – What Should The New ‘Normal’ Look Like?
Analysis, SHIPPING

Cruising Tourism In The Pacific – What Should The New ‘Normal’ Look Like?

Alison Newell is a Director of Sailing for Sustainability (Fiji) Pte Ltd and the owner of the drua i Vola Sigavou. S...

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...

A New Frontier: Fishing And Carbon Emissions In The Pacific
SHIPPING

A New Frontier: Fishing And Carbon Emissions In The Pacific

Emissions from fishing are a 'grey' area in shipping decarbonisation. Is it an important area for the pacific to be ...

Outer-Island Connectivity In Pacific Island Nations
SHIPPING

Outer-Island Connectivity In Pacific Island Nations

What will changing population patterns mean for future maritime connectivity costs, already the highest in the world?

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

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
SHIPPING, SUNBIZ

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
SHIPPING, SUNBIZ

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
SHIPPING, SUNBIZ

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
SHIPPING

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’
SHIPPING, SUNBIZ

‘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’
Analysis, SHIPPING

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
SHIPPING

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
SHIPPING

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...

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