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    Maritime Bootcamp Prepares Students

Maritime Bootcamp Prepares Students

Close to 30 students from around Fiji are attending a ten day boot camp at the Fiji Maritime Academy Suva Campus. FMA Chief Executive Officer Mahesa Abeynayake said the boot

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    Future Seafarers Advised To Have The Right Attitude

Future Seafarers Advised To Have The Right Attitude

Freshman students enrolled in nautical science and engi­neering programmes at the Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) this year were yesterday advised to have the right attitude towards their studies and field

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    Struggles Inspire Rakuro To Pursue Dream Career

Struggles Inspire Rakuro To Pursue Dream Career

Life has not been a bed of roses for 19-year-old Elenoa Rakuro. The Somosomo, Taveuni native has made her struggles an inspi­ration in pursuing her dream job to one day

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    Lomaiviti Princess III Back in Operation

Lomaiviti Princess III Back in Operation

One of Goundar Shipping Limited’s five vessels, Lomaiviti Princess III has re­sumed its service after three months. This was confirmed yesterday by the senior master of the Goundar Shipping Limited

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    Tasman Sea Brings In Clinker, Work Rolls at Cement Factories

Tasman Sea Brings In Clinker, Work Rolls at Cement Factories

Tasman Sea has come to the rescue of two cement factories with the shipment of clinker this month. The vessel is at Lautoka Port offloading clicker for the Tengy Cement

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    Naisilasila Abides by Rules For Everyone’s Safety

Naisilasila Abides by Rules For Everyone’s Safety

Owning a boat serves more than one task to any fam­ily in Malolo in the Yasawa group. For Sekove Naisilasila apart from family obligations his ves­sel also provides transportation to

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    Offshore Fishing Skipper And Deckhand Programme On Offer

Offshore Fishing Skipper And Deckhand Programme On Offer

In its bid to upskill Basic Sea safety fishing and deck hand fishing with knowledge of nau­tical techniques, the Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) for the first time is offering a

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    Shipping Services Resume After TC Mona Leaves Fiji

Shipping Services Resume After TC Mona Leaves Fiji

Local shipping companies resumed their services on Monday while some waited until yesterday until Tropical Cy­clone Mona moved away from the Fiji Group. This was confirmed by the local shipping

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    Academy Introduces Flexible Learning Mode For The First Time

Academy Introduces Flexible Learning Mode For The First Time

The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA), as of semester 1 this year, will introduce flexible learning mode programmes for those who are not able to attend classes dur­ing normal class hours

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Waitress Avoids Back To School Rush

  Waitress Avoids Back To School Rush

The breadwinner has managed to prepare her four children for school that starts next week. Makelesi Sotikau works at Denarau

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Tikoiloreta a Natural At Sea, Recalls First Job

  Tikoiloreta a Natural At Sea, Recalls First Job

South Sea Cruises Captain Fa­biano Tikoiloreta’s love for sailing came naturally fol­lowing the encouragement of his cousin to accompany him

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When The Going Gets Tough, Kabakoro Gets Going

  When The Going Gets Tough, Kabakoro Gets Going

Working in a male domi­nated work environment is always a challenge but for Nanise Kabakoro, her perse­verance through challenges has

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Women Are Natural In Multi-Tasking, Says Nasara

  Women Are Natural In Multi-Tasking, Says Nasara

Being in the shipping industry for more than 32 years has been an enjoyable learning experience for 60-year-old shipping veteran

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Carnival Legend First To Arrive Into Fiji This Year

  Carnival Legend First To Arrive Into Fiji This Year

Carnival Legend arrives into Suva’s Kings Wharf today as the first cruiser vessel to ar­rive this year. The $300million vessel’s

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Sun Princess, Last Vessel To Call Into Fiji In 2018

  Sun Princess, Last Vessel To Call Into Fiji In 2018

Bermuda registered tour­ist vessel Sun Princess was the last tourist vessel into the Fiji waters on New Year’s Eve (Monday)

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Naval Hospital Ship Calls In To Refuel, Replenish Supplies

  Naval Hospital Ship Calls In To Refuel, Replenish Supplies

People’s Republic of China hos­pital ship He Ping Fang Zhou (866) has been at the Suva Port since New Year’s

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Two Vehicle Carriers Call Into Suva Port

  Two Vehicle Carriers Call Into Suva Port

One of the two international vehicle carriers scheduled at the Suva port is still out in the Suva Harbour. Beluga

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Inter-Island Vessels Make Extra Trips This Festive Season

  Inter-Island Vessels Make Extra Trips This Festive Season

Travellers to the outer islands in the Eastern and Northern divisions can expect extra trips for this Christmas season. Shipping

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MSAF Conducts Safety at Sea Courses On Kioa Island

  MSAF Conducts Safety at Sea Courses On Kioa Island

In an effort to minimise accidents at sea, 64 youths of Cakaudrove are currently attending boat master and restricted class

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Five Fijian Cadets hired by Swire Pacific Ship Management

  Five Fijian Cadets hired by Swire Pacific Ship Management

The five Fiji Maritime Academy cadets shortlisted with Swire Pacific Ship Management (SPSM)/China Navigation Company (CNCo) the ship owning entity

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Moceiwai Knows the Mamanucas like the back of his hand

  Moceiwai Knows the Mamanucas like the back of his hand

Anasa Turuva Moceiwai’s livelihood is with the sea – be it him transporting tourists, divers, surfers and travellers or fishing.

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Sitela Attributes Success in Male Dominated Career to Upbringing

  Sitela Attributes Success in Male Dominated Career to Upbringing

Growing up in a disciplined environment, instilled with respect and perseverance contributed to Asena Sitela’s suc­cess in achieving a career

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MV Cagivou Replaces Brianna for Rotuma Trip

  MV Cagivou Replaces Brianna for Rotuma Trip

Government vessel MV Cagivou is expected to set sail for the Island of Rotuma on Friday replacing the sus­pended franchise

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Living From Handicraft Sales

  Living From Handicraft Sales

Wood carver Apakuki Tabuakuro looks forward to international tourist vessel arrivals at the Kings Wharf in Suva with enthusiasm and

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New Southern Pearl in Operation, to be Officially Launched Later

  New Southern Pearl in Operation, to be Officially Launched Later

Newly-built ship Southern Pearl classified carrying cargo hazard D vessel is in operation. Local ship agent Kenua Shipping Company operations

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Maritime, Shipping Companies Support Pinktober Charity Drive

  Maritime, Shipping Companies Support Pinktober Charity Drive

Suva based maritime and shipping companies converged at Muaiwalu House in Walu Bay, Suva last Thursday to join Fiji Ports

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Goundar’s Four Vessels on Sale Still Operating, Shops For Another

  Goundar’s Four Vessels on Sale Still Operating, Shops For Another

Local shipping magnate George Goundar is away for three weeks to shop for an­other vessel while four of his vessels

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US Navy Oiler Frequents Ports, on Suva Stopover

  US Navy Oiler Frequents Ports, on Suva Stopover

United States (US) Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships conduct frequent port visits to various partner countries in the region Last

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Operation Kurukuru Inspects Fishing Vessels, Pleasure Crafts

  Operation Kurukuru Inspects Fishing Vessels, Pleasure Crafts

The week long com­bined Operation Kurukuru in­spected 12 fishing vessels and a few pleasure crafts within Fiji’s Exclusive Economic Zone

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