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Surveillance Aircraft Assists in Joint Fiji-France EEZ Patrol
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Surveillance Aircraft Assists in Joint Fiji-France EEZ Patrol

There have been a lot of sightings of fishing vessels in the western side of Fiji that is why we are concentrating i...

Carnival Spirit A Melting Pot With 30 Nationalities on Board
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Carnival Spirit A Melting Pot With 30 Nationalities on Board

Suva was the cruise vessel’s sec­ond port of call in Fiji and the ves­sel is expected to berth into Mare, New Ca...

Port Mua-i-Walu 2 Start Maintenance Work, Limits Berthing Capacity
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Port Mua-i-Walu 2 Start Maintenance Work, Limits Berthing Capacity

The project will be in two phases with the maintenance covering 42 meters from the south end of the wharf.

CNCo Takes over Hamburg Sud’s Bulk Services
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CNCo Takes over Hamburg Sud’s Bulk Services

The China Navigation Company (CNCo), parent body of Swire Shipping and Swire Bulk announced an agreement to acquire ...

Queen of Melbourne on Slipway, in compliance with MSAF regulations
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Queen of Melbourne on Slipway, in compliance with MSAF regulations

Queen of Melbourne is up on the Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Slipway yesterday. This was confirmed by the Fiji Sh...

NIVAGA III Brings in Tuvalu Students Studying Here
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NIVAGA III Brings in Tuvalu Students Studying Here

“The main purpose of the vessel is to bring the students to Fiji to further their education,” Ms Lauti said. ...

Sun Princess Brings In Tourists, Berths Into 4 Ports Here
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Sun Princess Brings In Tourists, Berths Into 4 Ports Here

  The gloomy Suva weather did not dampen the spirit of the 2091 tourists and 836 crew members of the Cruise Shi...

Maritime Bootcamp Prepares Students
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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. FM...

Future Seafarers Advised To Have The Right Attitude
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Future Seafarers Advised To Have The Right Attitude

Freshman students enrolled in nautical science and engi­neering programmes at the Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) this ...

Struggles Inspire Rakuro To Pursue Dream Career
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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 ...

Lomaiviti Princess III Back in Operation
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Lomaiviti Princess III Back in Operation

One of Goundar Shipping Limited’s five vessels, Lomaiviti Princess III has re­sumed its service after three month...

Tasman Sea Brings In Clinker, Work Rolls at Cement Factories
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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 ...

Naisilasila Abides by Rules For Everyone’s Safety
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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 ...

Offshore Fishing Skipper And Deckhand Programme On Offer
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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 Fi...

Shipping Services Resume After TC Mona Leaves Fiji
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Shipping Services Resume After TC Mona Leaves Fiji

Local shipping companies resumed their services on Monday while some waited until yesterday until Tropical Cy­clone...

Academy Introduces Flexible Learning Mode For The First Time
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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 th...

Waitress Avoids Back To School Rush
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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...

Tikoiloreta a Natural At Sea, Recalls First Job
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Tikoiloreta a Natural At Sea, Recalls First Job

South Sea Cruises Captain Fa­biano Tikoiloreta’s love for sailing came naturally fol­lowing the encouragement of...

When The Going Gets Tough, Kabakoro Gets Going
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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 thr...

Women Are Natural In Multi-Tasking, Says Nasara
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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 ship...

Carnival Legend First To Arrive Into Fiji This Year
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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 $300m...

Sun Princess, Last Vessel To Call Into Fiji In 2018
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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 Ev...

Naval Hospital Ship Calls In To Refuel, Replenish Supplies
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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 ev...

Two Vehicle Carriers Call Into Suva Port
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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 Ac...

Inter-Island Vessels Make Extra Trips This Festive Season
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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 seas...

MSAF Conducts Safety at Sea Courses On Kioa Island
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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 restricte...

Five Fijian Cadets hired by Swire Pacific Ship Management
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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...

Moceiwai Knows the Mamanucas like the back of his hand
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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 travel...

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