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Lack Of Crew Cripples Movements For Goundar Shipping
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Lack Of Crew Cripples Movements For Goundar Shipping

“I can’t get qualified seafarers offshore from the Philippines because of this COVID-19,” he said.

Analysis: Lack Of Domestic Shipping Data, A Worry
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Analysis: Lack Of Domestic Shipping Data, A Worry

Last week, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) released its fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas (GHG) study Reductio...

Koi Heads WIMA Again
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Koi Heads WIMA Again

While Faranisese Kinivuwai is now their legal officer at their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Suva last Thursday.

Analysis: Drua Trainer Plans On Home Voyage
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Analysis: Drua Trainer Plans On Home Voyage

True canoe knowledge has faded over time in Fiji with only a few communities holding the fragile remnants of these t...

Analysis: Perceptions Of Pacific Maritime Realities
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Analysis: Perceptions Of Pacific Maritime Realities

While researching the best ways to monitor and evaluate shipping operations in the region, I’ve come across a rang...

No Limitations to Berth: Dela
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No Limitations to Berth: Dela

Container vessel Southern Moana’s delay in clearing from the Port of Suva was a concern to its local agent Transam...

First Blue Lane Initiative Visitors In
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First Blue Lane Initiative Visitors In

The health officers, navy and police all came out to their yacht to check on them.

More Container Vessels Call Into Ports
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More Container Vessels Call Into Ports

According to local agent Transam Shipping Kota Hakim was at Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, before coming ...

Preventing The Popping Of The Bula Bubble
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Preventing The Popping Of The Bula Bubble

Andrew Irvin is the University of the South Pacific (USP) Project Officer for the Cerulean Project at the Micronesia...

WIMA Holds Workshop To Help Women Lead In Maritime Sector
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WIMA Holds Workshop To Help Women Lead In Maritime Sector

According to Ms Koi the 30 women registered with WIMA includes stakeholders apart from those in the maritime sector.

Yuan Wang 5 Complies To Anti-Pandemic Measures
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Yuan Wang 5 Complies To Anti-Pandemic Measures

Peoples Republic of China embassy third secretary, Chen Chen yesterday said the vessel was in the Suva Harbour for n...

Emissions From Smaller Boats Need To Be Addressed
Analysis, SHIPPING

Emissions From Smaller Boats Need To Be Addressed

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

Mishap Defers Joseph P’s Levuka Run
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Mishap Defers Joseph P’s Levuka Run

Joseph P’s (JP) maiden voyage from Natovi to Levuka today has been deferred for two weeks.

Government To Recognise Seafarers Guild
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Government To Recognise Seafarers Guild

Josateki Tagi is the president of the newly formed Institute of Maritime Officers Guild.

Three Ship Companies Service Ovalau
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Three Ship Companies Service Ovalau

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

Seafarers Connect Trade Dots From Overseas, Local Markets
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Seafarers Connect Trade Dots From Overseas, Local Markets

Theme for this year’s celebrations was: ‘Seafarers are Key Workers: Essential to Shipping, Essential to the Worl...

Shipping Is A Necessity Regardless Of Crisis
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Shipping Is A Necessity Regardless Of Crisis

I’ve laid out the argument consistently in previous columns why the maritime sector should be a key candidate for ...

‘Super Yachts Produce Huge Economic Value’
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‘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
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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...

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