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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...

Goundar Shipping Plans Downsizing Vessels As Costs Spike
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Goundar Shipping Plans Downsizing Vessels As Costs Spike

Goundar Shipping Limited is planning to sell three of its vessels as operation costs have increase. Chief executive ...

Cargo Vessel Encounters Engine Problems, Returns To Fiji For Repairs
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Cargo Vessel Encounters Engine Problems, Returns To Fiji For Repairs

“After a period of seeking to complete required repairs whilst in transit we have decided to return the vessel to ...

Shipping Giant Reveals Designs For 8 Carbon-Neutral Vessels
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Shipping Giant Reveals Designs For 8 Carbon-Neutral Vessels

Maersk stated that the vessels will be 350 meters long, 53.5 meters wide and will look significantly different from ...

Ports Projects Increase In Container Volume
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Ports Projects Increase In Container Volume

In September, he said a total of 14,845 TEU’s of container volume was recorded. "Some fluctuations were noted in t...

Foreign Vessel Awaits Delivery Of Spare Parts
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Foreign Vessel Awaits Delivery Of Spare Parts

“Whilst we have loaded cargo for Vanuatu and New Zealand on the vessel we continue to await delivery of essential ...

Fascination With Ships Led To Maritime Career
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Fascination With Ships Led To Maritime Career

“I went through the whole, programme successfully doing physical classes then heading on-board various ships to do...

Supply Chain Moving More Volume Than Ever Before: MATSON
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Supply Chain Moving More Volume Than Ever Before: MATSON

“The increase was due primarily to higher contributions from supply chain management and transportation brokerage ...

Matson Aims To Reduce 40 % Of Its Gas Emissions
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Matson Aims To Reduce 40 % Of Its Gas Emissions

“We believe we have a responsibility to significantly reduce our carbon footprint by lowering our greenhouse gas e...

$408,000 to be paid out to 401 Port Staff: Hasmukh Patel
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$408,000 to be paid out to 401 Port Staff: Hasmukh Patel

Mr Patel said an amount of $408,000 would be shared amongst 401 members comprised of permanent employees, registered...

14 Swire Vessels To Be Renamed After Pacific Island Nations Or Locations
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14 Swire Vessels To Be Renamed After Pacific Island Nations Or Locations

The use of the term ‘Chief’ would also signify a strong standing in the communities where Swire Shipping operate...

Fewer ships seeking docking repairs
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Fewer ships seeking docking repairs

Fewer ships are seeking annual dry-docking repairs and certification because of the pandemic. It is therefore import...

22 Locals To Join Commercial Foreign Vessels This Week
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22 Locals To Join Commercial Foreign Vessels This Week

“With the rebranded Maritime training institution in the “Fiji Maritime Academy”, Fiji is in a position to tra...

Feasibility Study On New Port Site Possibilities Nears Completion
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Feasibility Study On New Port Site Possibilities Nears Completion

The feasibility study to identify a potential new site for a new Suva port is nearing completion as the project is c...

Easing Of Restrictions Provide Trading Opportunities For Ports
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Easing Of Restrictions Provide Trading Opportunities For Ports

The easing of COVID restrictions would provide more trade opportunities for Fiji Ports Terminal Limited ( FPTL). Hea...

Ports Awaits Decision On Cruise Liners
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Ports Awaits Decision On Cruise Liners

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) will be collaborating with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and relevant Governmen...

Vehicle Carrier Offloaded 209 Vehicles
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Vehicle Carrier Offloaded 209 Vehicles

Vehicle carrier Dugong Ace which arrived last week on October 1, has offloaded 209 vehicles. This is the second vehi...

Submission Made To Review Port Fees And Charges
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Submission Made To Review Port Fees And Charges

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) have made submissions to the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC)...

New Goundar Vessels To Boost Shipping Service
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New Goundar Vessels To Boost Shipping Service

Goundar Shipping Limited is hoping to boost its shipping service through its two new passenger vessels that arrived ...

Capitaine Magellan Change In Port Rotation
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Capitaine Magellan Change In Port Rotation

Cargo vessel Capitaine Magellan has changed its port rotation for Fiji/Kiribati/Tuvalu service route. Neptune Pacifi...

Port Notes Increase In Shipment Of Medical Supplies
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Port Notes Increase In Shipment Of Medical Supplies

There has been an increase in consignment of medical supplies that has come through Suva and Lautoka Ports. As the c...

More Confidence For Shipping Liners: Ports
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More Confidence For Shipping Liners: Ports

For Fiji to reopen its borders, it would give more confidence to shipping liners to call at Fiji’s ports. While ve...

Growing Local Interest To Join Overseas Vessels
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Growing Local Interest To Join Overseas Vessels

There has been a growing interest among local seafarers to join overseas vessels. This is because of Fiji’s capabi...

New Small Shipment Service For NZ Trade Lane
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New Small Shipment Service For NZ Trade Lane

Shipping Services (Fiji) Pte Limited (SSPL) has introduced less-than-container load (LCL) shipment services as tradi...

Port Rehabilitation Works To Boost Our Ability As Transshipment Hub
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Port Rehabilitation Works To Boost Our Ability As Transshipment Hub

Rehabilitation works on the $8.2 million new container yard at the Port of Lautoka is well underway with great progr...

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