Goundar Shipping Limited

Teachers And Students Stranded Leave 4 Weeks Late
NATION

Teachers And Students Stranded Leave 4 Weeks Late

A teacher who was also on the trip said those in authority should do something to make sure that this does not happe...

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.

Give Us Franchise Runs: Liahona II
SHIPPING

Give Us Franchise Runs: Liahona II

‘Government should think of small shipping industry because otherwise, they will die out.’

First Female Master Qutonilaba Ready To Steer Big Vessels
Feature

First Female Master Qutonilaba Ready To Steer Big Vessels

Deck Watch Rating Officer Sainimere Qutonilaba is still smiling after she re­ceived her Class 3 Watch Keeper near C...

Never Give Up On Your Dreams Says Sefeti
Careers

Never Give Up On Your Dreams Says Sefeti

"Being a seafarer is not an easy job because it needs dedication and commitment with a lot of days out at sea. Life ...

Goundar Shipping Sacks 15 Crew Members In A Single Week For Being Allegedly Drunk, High While On Duty
SHIPPING

Goundar Shipping Sacks 15 Crew Members In A Single Week For Being Allegedly Drunk, High While On Duty

‘To fire that many people in one week is our loss. When we fire them then other shipping companies hire them.’

Adhere To Schedule, Hill Tells Ship Owners, Says MSAF
SHIPPING

Adhere To Schedule, Hill Tells Ship Owners, Says MSAF

MSAF is calling on local ship operators to adhere to their berthing and departure schedules to avoid congestions at ...

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...

Ellington Wharf Closed, Operations Now On Hold
SHIPPING

Ellington Wharf Closed, Operations Now On Hold

Goundar Shipping Limited’s intention to operate from Ellington Wharf in Rakiraki is on hold.

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...

Four Lomaiviti Princess Vessels Yet to be Passed
Budget 2019

Four Lomaiviti Princess Vessels Yet to be Passed

Mr Goundar had purchased four vessels this year; Lomaiviti Princess 6 was bought for $2.2 million, Lomaiviti Princes...

Goundar Shipping Limited  To Send Staff Overseas For High Speed Ferries Training
SHIPPING

Goundar Shipping Limited To Send Staff Overseas For High Speed Ferries Training

“I have talked to the chief executive officer of the Fiji Roads Authority and he is on board with it and he will b...

MV Ohana, Lomaiviti Princess IX Await Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji Green Light
SHIPPING

MV Ohana, Lomaiviti Princess IX Await Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji Green Light

Ohana is expected to service the Natovi to Nabouwalu route twice in a day while Westerland will service Natovi to Sa...

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...

Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji And Goundar Shipping Work To Restore Business
SUNBIZ

Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji And Goundar Shipping Work To Restore Business

Personnel from the shipping company have been involved in several meetings over the past few days with staff members...

No Prior Notice Frustrates Maritime Travellers
SHIPPING

No Prior Notice Frustrates Maritime Travellers

“We cannot do much but to accept the decision made by Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji,” he said.

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...

Engine Watch Rating Officer Ramento Settles in Well
SHIPPING

Engine Watch Rating Officer Ramento Settles in Well

“I have been enjoying my stay in Fiji so far. The people are friendly and approachable so I get to learn a lot. In...

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...

New Lomaiviti VIII Arriving Next Week, Two More To Come
SHIPPING

New Lomaiviti VIII Arriving Next Week, Two More To Come

The vessel formerly known as Ferry Azusa is a Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship with a gross tonnage of 683 and deadweight ...

Qutonilaba Breaks Boundaries As She Chases Dream
SHIPPING

Qutonilaba Breaks Boundaries As She Chases Dream

Miss Qutonilaba, 26, is breaking boundaries following her assisting Captain Inoke Ratotodro to bring in Lomaiviti Pr...

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 Shipping Invests In New Vessel, Boost To Inter-Island Services
SHIPPING

Goundar Shipping Invests In New Vessel, Boost To Inter-Island Services

The vessel is expected to start her maiden voyage by month end and will be servicing the Taveuni and Natuvu route.

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