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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...

Sitela Attributes Success in Male Dominated Career to Upbringing
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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 suc...

MV Cagivou Replaces Brianna for Rotuma Trip
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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 fr...

Living From Handicraft Sales
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Living From Handicraft Sales

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

New Southern Pearl in Operation, to be Officially Launched Later
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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 Sh...

Maritime, Shipping Companies Support Pinktober Charity Drive
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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 ...

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

US Navy Oiler Frequents Ports, on Suva Stopover
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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...

Operation Kurukuru Inspects Fishing Vessels, Pleasure Crafts
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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...

Vessel Carrying Predecessor’s Name Arrives This Week
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Vessel Carrying Predecessor’s Name Arrives This Week

The newly built cargo vessel named after her predeces­sor, MV Southern Pearl arrives at the Suva Kings Wharf this F...

Qio Ni Laucala skipper driven to the sea by its smell
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Qio Ni Laucala skipper driven to the sea by its smell

The smell of the sea and growing up in a remote island a small boy in the Lau Group set the platform for Jone Moceit...

MLC Veivueti in Yasawa to Administer Vaccinations
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MLC Veivueti in Yasawa to Administer Vaccinations

Medical Landing Craft (MLC) Veivueti is in the Yasawa group of islands in the Western Division this week to vac­cin...

New Labasa MSAF Office to Boost North Operations
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New Labasa MSAF Office to Boost North Operations

The new Maritime and Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) office is set to boost operations in the North. Present during ...

USS Shoup Members Conduct Community Services, Teach Basketball
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USS Shoup Members Conduct Community Services, Teach Basketball

Residents of the Home of Compassion in Tamavua were excited to have ten United States Ship Shoup (DDG 86) navy ship ...

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