George Goundar

Goundar, South Island, Dispute Liahona Damage
SHIPPING

Goundar, South Island, Dispute Liahona Damage

Despite a visible dent, broken roof and other damages on inter-island vessel Liahona 1, Goundar Shipping Limited (GS...

Goundar Sells Ships As Scrap
SHIPPING

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...

Five Filipino Engineers In, Franchise Runs Resume
SHIPPING, SUNBIZ

Five Filipino Engineers In, Franchise Runs Resume

GSCL managing director George Goundar yesterday confirmed that the five expatriates’ arrival saying that his compa...

Pugan ‘Humble, Honest, Full of Life’
SUNBIZ

Pugan ‘Humble, Honest, Full of Life’

Company managing director George Goundar said his uncle was by his side when his shipping business started.

Goundar Flies In Experts For Advice On Fast Ferries
SHIPPING

Goundar Flies In Experts For Advice On Fast Ferries

Goundar Shipping Limited (GSL) managing director hopes to be the first in Fiji to operate such hi-speed passenger ve...

Calls For Long-Term Solutions To Long-Standing Problems
SUNBIZ

Calls For Long-Term Solutions To Long-Standing Problems

“MSAF offers band-aid solutions to this unending problem,” Mr Goundar said.

Goundar Shipping Company Invests In New Fast Ferries
NATION

Goundar Shipping Company Invests In New Fast Ferries

GSL managing director George Goundar said he was investing in three vessels this year, two of which were fast ferries.

Ellington Wharf Saga: Show Us Documents, Says Goundar Shipping
SHIPPING

Ellington Wharf Saga: Show Us Documents, Says Goundar Shipping

Goundar Shipping Limited (GSL) is demanding that Patterson Brothers Shipping Limited shows ownership documents follo...

Goundar Gets Green Light To Operate From Ellington Wharf
SHIPPING

Goundar Gets Green Light To Operate From Ellington Wharf

“I want to thank Goundar Shipping Limited for providing us the opportunity. Opportunities have been given to you w...

Goundar’s Trial Runs From Ellington, Natovi Jetties Eye West Travellers
SHIPPING

Goundar’s Trial Runs From Ellington, Natovi Jetties Eye West Travellers

“For me, I look at the service and I don’t believe in competition. We hope to meet the standard of what the pass...

Goundar Plans To Spend $24M On Vessels, $14M On High Speed Ferries
SHIPPING

Goundar Plans To Spend $24M On Vessels, $14M On High Speed Ferries

The third of the four vessels he is buying this year arrived over the weekend. He has set a budget of $10m to buy th...

Lomaiviti Princess 9 Arrives Today
SUNBIZ

Lomaiviti Princess 9 Arrives Today

Lomaiviti Princess 9 is part of the $14million GSL Managing Director George Goundar has budgeted to purchase passeng...

No Layoff Of Crew Says Goundar Shipping Director, Close to $1 Million Loss Since Stop Order
SUNBIZ

No Layoff Of Crew Says Goundar Shipping Director, Close to $1 Million Loss Since Stop Order

When asked by Fiji Sun on how much loss incurred since the stop order was issued, he said it was close to $1 million...

Goundar Shipping Taking Good Care Of Its Workers
SHIPPING

Goundar Shipping Taking Good Care Of Its Workers

According to MSAF acting chief executive officer Captain Philip Hill it has been five years since the SSM regulation...

No Sail! Goundar Shipping Director Claims ‘Dirty Politics’ At Play
NEWS

No Sail! Goundar Shipping Director Claims ‘Dirty Politics’ At Play

“We have a way better SSMS documents than what MSAF want. We have given the documents to MSAF surveyors and it’s...

Shipping Tycoon George Goundar Invests $24 Million Into 9 Passenger Vessels
SHIPPING

Shipping Tycoon George Goundar Invests $24 Million Into 9 Passenger Vessels

“People are saying I am monopolizing the shipping industry in Fiji but to me that is a foul cry from people. They ...

Lomaiviti Princess IX To Arrive Early Next Month
SHIPPING

Lomaiviti Princess IX To Arrive Early Next Month

Mr Goundar said early this month that other two vessels are due into the country by August to be in time for the pea...

Lomaiviti Princess VI Provides Free Health Trips In Natuvu, Taveuni
SHIPPING

Lomaiviti Princess VI Provides Free Health Trips In Natuvu, Taveuni

“Lomaiviti Princess VI is on 24 hours standby in Taveuni for sick patients who need to be transported to Natuvu to...

Goundar Invests $14 Million On Five New Vessels
SHIPPING

Goundar Invests $14 Million On Five New Vessels

Yesterday the latest of his 10-fleet, $2.2m Lomaiviti Princess VII arrived at the Port of Mua-i-Walu in Suva.

New Crew From The Philippines For Goundar Shipping Limited
SUNBIZ

New Crew From The Philippines For Goundar Shipping Limited

  Local shipping mogul George Goundar is  recruiting skilled foreign seafarers to work on his ships. The Gound...

Goundar Met PS, MSAF Suspension Lifted
SUNBIZ

Goundar Met PS, MSAF Suspension Lifted

  Goundar Shipping Limited managing director George Goundar had his suspension revoked hours after his Port Use...

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

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...

Goundar Still Hopeful For Another Tailevu Jetty
SUNBIZ

Goundar Still Hopeful For Another Tailevu Jetty

  The exorbitant berthing cost at the Port Mua-i-Walu is one of the reasons why Goundar Shipping Limited managi...

Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel
SUNBIZ

Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel

Local shipping magnate George Goundar is flying to Turkey in two weeks to shop for another vessel to add to the five...

Rough Weather, Strong Waves Turn Lomaiviti Princess V Back To Savusavu
SUNBIZ

Rough Weather, Strong Waves Turn Lomaiviti Princess V Back To Savusavu

  Passengers on board the unsteady Lomaiviti Princess V  at the height of rough seas outside Savusavu ikened t...

Yasayasa Up Next For Free Medical Service: Goundar
SUNBIZ

Yasayasa Up Next For Free Medical Service: Goundar

  Following the positive feedback from the 91-member medical team that gave their service free in the Lomaiviti...

GSL Eyes New Addition
SUNBIZ

GSL Eyes New Addition

Goundar Shipping Limited is eyeing a new addition to their current five-vessel fleet. GSL managing director George G...

Allegations By Council Not True: Goundar
SUNBIZ

Allegations By Council Not True: Goundar

  Allegations by the Consumer Council of Fiji that passengers on Lomaiviti Princess V had waited on the vessel ...

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