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Vessel Owners Learn From Ordeal
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Vessel Owners Learn From Ordeal

Valesasa Transportation Company, operators of inter-island vessel MV Uluinabukelevu, is currently challenged with th...

Ship Owner  Steps In To  Assist Victims
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Ship Owner Steps In To Assist Victims

As the country come to terms with the level of destruction left in the wake of Cyclone Winston, a local ferry operat...

Routine Port Visit By USS William P. Lawrence
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Routine Port Visit By USS William P. Lawrence

The guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) arrived in Suva last week for a routine port visit. T...

Busy Period For IMEL Floating Dock
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Busy Period For IMEL Floating Dock

The floating dock “Naiqasiqasi” has proven to be a success since it commenced operation in March 2007. So far th...

Finally, It’s Coming!
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Finally, It’s Coming!

Goundar Shipping Limited’s newest ferry, the MV Lomaiviti Princess III is finally on its way to Fiji. And company ...

Matson  Seals Deal With W&G
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Matson Seals Deal With W&G

Matson South Pacific continues to build its presence in Fiji by forging a new partnership with one of Fiji’s most ...

‘Matson Is Here To Stay’
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‘Matson Is Here To Stay’

The timely delivery of shipping services make a world of difference in the freight shipping industry, says Matson So...

Surveyors Trained  On Ports Inspection
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Surveyors Trained On Ports Inspection

Fiji has greatly benefitted from the Tokyo Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (PSC) in order to be on...

Timely Return Of Kadavu Vessel
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Timely Return Of Kadavu Vessel

The MV Uluinabukelevu finally made its first trip to Kadavu last Saturday, following a minor delay. Owned by Valesas...

Plans To Salvage  Sunken Ferry
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Plans To Salvage Sunken Ferry

Discussions are underway to salvage the sunken MV Suilven by relevant authorities. This was confirmed yesterday afte...

New Jetty To Accommodate Cruise Ships
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New Jetty To Accommodate Cruise Ships

The new $2.6 million jetty at Yasawa-i-rara is able to accommodate vessels with a draft of up to five metres. This f...

Obey Maritime Laws, Operators Urged
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Obey Maritime Laws, Operators Urged

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) has urged shipping operators to ensure that their vessel senior crew is...

Neptune Pacific Line  Rejects Nauru Claims
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Neptune Pacific Line Rejects Nauru Claims

Neptune Pacific Line has rejected claims made by the Nauru government over unfair freight costs. Neptune Pacific Lin...

Committed To The Shipping, And Maritime Industry
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Committed To The Shipping, And Maritime Industry

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) plays a vital role in the country’s local shipping industry and the m...

More Job Opportunities
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More Job Opportunities

Misconceptions on the maritime industry that it is purely a seafaring career must be cleared, says Parveen Kumar. Th...

Maritime Contributes $25m In Remittances
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Maritime Contributes $25m In Remittances

Approximately 90 per cent of Fiji’s trade is through the maritime transport, according to the Minister for Infrast...

Nath: Government To strengthen Industry
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Nath: Government To strengthen Industry

The contribution of local shipping to the economy of Fiji cannot be understated, says Assistant Minister for Infrast...

She Mans The Ship
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She Mans The Ship

Seafaring is a physically demanding job that is supposedly more suited to men. Most women seafarers are hired in cru...

Goundar Tells Of New Ferry
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Goundar Tells Of New Ferry

Goundar Shipping Limited (GSL) has emerged to be the country’s largest passenger cargo inter-island ferry operator...

Officers To Ensure Sea Safety
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Officers To Ensure Sea Safety

Passenger safety at all times is of paramount importance to the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF), especially...

MV Westerland Meets Northern Demand
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MV Westerland Meets Northern Demand

The month of August is usually the busiest of the year for domestic shipping, especially during the two weeks holida...

Discipline, Work Ethic Saves Lives
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Discipline, Work Ethic Saves Lives

Discipline and work ethic play a big role in saving lives and protecting the environment in the maritime world. Mahe...

Cadets Taught The life And Sacrifices Of Being A Seafarer
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Cadets Taught The life And Sacrifices Of Being A Seafarer

Married or single, whatever the status that the seafarer may be, families and friends are an integral part of their ...

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