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    Vessel Carrying Predecessor’s Name Arrives This Week

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 Friday. It was announced in March last year that the old

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    MLC Veivueti in Yasawa to Administer Vaccinations

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 vac­cinate students. This is its third trip following its commissioning by

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    New Labasa MSAF Office to Boost North Operations

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 the new MSAF of­fice opening officiated by Prime Minister Voreqe

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    USS Shoup Members Conduct Community Services, Teach Basketball

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 crew members around their compound on Monday. This was

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    MSAF Continues Partnership With Youths

MSAF Continues Partnership With Youths

The Ministry of Youth and Sports, in partnership with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF), is continuing efforts to create awareness on the importance of safety at sea. In

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    “Kikau’s Return A Bonus To Navy Says Tawake”

“Kikau’s Return A Bonus To Navy Says Tawake”

Commander of the Republic of Fiji Navy, Captain (Navy) Humphrey Tawake while speaking at the welcoming ceremonyof the RFNS Kikau at the Stanley Brown Naval base last Friday said it

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    USS Shoup Visits Fiji To Enhance Knowledge

USS Shoup Visits Fiji To Enhance Knowledge

  Twenty per cent of the crew on board of the USS Shoup (DDG 86) Navy ship, an Arleigh Burke class destroyer are women. Women officers believe they have the

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    Swire Shipping Proud To Be Associated With FSC

Swire Shipping Proud To Be Associated With FSC

Swire Shipping enjoys a strong relationship with the FSC and they are delighted to have collaborated with them over the years, so says Swire Shipping Regional Manager – Pacific Islands,

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    United States Naval Vessel  To Visit Port  Of Suva

United States Naval Vessel To Visit Port Of Suva

The eighth Oscar Austin-class Guided Missile Destroyer USS  Shoup  is arriving into Suva today for a few days visit. While the United States Regional Media Affairs Specialist Shivanjani Naidu had

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Captain Mosese Wins Pilot Of The Year Award

  Captain Mosese Wins Pilot Of The Year Award

The Board and Management of Fiji Ports Corporation Limited have congratulated Senior Port Pilot Captain Mosese Cirikisuva for winning the

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Southern Phoenix To Be Removed By End Of Year

  Southern Phoenix To Be Removed By End Of Year

Work on the removal of the sunken Southern Phoenix is expected to start before the year ends. Fiji Ports Corporation

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MSAF Focuses On Small Boat Operators

  MSAF Focuses On Small Boat Operators

  The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji is focusing on training boat operators for Boat Master and restricted Master Engineer

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Maritime Sector Contributes $25m To Economy: Hill

  Maritime Sector Contributes $25m To Economy: Hill

The maritime sector contributes approximately $25million to the national economy annually. Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) chief executive officer

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Goundar Still Hopeful For Another Tailevu Jetty

  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 managing director

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Otago Returns Home, Operation Wasawasa II Completed

  Otago Returns Home, Operation Wasawasa II Completed

Operation Wasawasa II a joint operation between Fiji and New Zealand completed its mission with the total boarding of almost

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Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel

  Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel

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

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Majestic Princess Cruises Into Suva on Time

  Majestic Princess Cruises Into Suva on Time

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) chief executive officer (CEO) Vajijra Piyasena acknowledged the support of key agencies while welcoming Majestic

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Kikau Returns Home Following Facelift, KAKADU Exercise

  Kikau Returns Home Following Facelift, KAKADU Exercise

The Republic of Fiji Navy Ship (RFNS) Kikau returns home next Fiday (October 5) after participating in the KAKADU exer­cise

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Captain Cook works closely with FSHIL

  Captain Cook works closely with FSHIL

Captain Cook Cruises has had a very close working relationship with Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL) for many

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Otago Intercepts 10 Fishing Vessels, Investigates Two Yachts

  Otago Intercepts 10 Fishing Vessels, Investigates Two Yachts

  Operation Wasawasa HMNZS Otago has intercepted and boarded a total of 10 fishing vessels, and investigated two yachts the

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$760m Majestic Princess Visits Fiji

  $760m Majestic Princess Visits Fiji

The $760 million Majestic Princess, a ship sailing for Princess Cruises will make its inaugural visit to Fiji on September

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Queen Of Melbourne’s Future In Fiji In Limbo

  Queen Of Melbourne’s Future In Fiji In Limbo

  Eight months later nothing has been forthcoming about Ro-ro passenger vessel Queen of Melbourne’s services in Fiji. South Island

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Kabara Villagers Awarded Boat Master Licence

  Kabara Villagers Awarded Boat Master Licence

Forty-five villagers from the Island of Kabara in the Lau group were awarded with Boat Master and Class 6 licenses

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Ship Repair Firm Implements Green Pacific Port Initiatives

  Ship Repair Firm Implements Green Pacific Port Initiatives

Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL), the subsidiary company of Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) has implemented environment-friendly strategies

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Proposed Yacht Master Programme For FMA

  Proposed Yacht Master Programme For FMA

The possibility of training of Fijian seafarers specializing working on yachts was discussed at the annual Fiji and New Zealand

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China, Fiji Share Genuine Defence Forces: Tawake

  China, Fiji Share Genuine Defence Forces: Tawake

  People’s Republic of China and Fiji share common challenges, global interest and common defense partnership. The statement was made

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First Female Captain For Blue Lagoon Cruises

  First Female Captain For Blue Lagoon Cruises

Blue Lagoon Cruises’ Fiji Princess has its first female at the helm. Captain Sue Balekana is an experienced ship’s captain

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Musket Cove Regatta 2018 Attracts 100 Boats

  Musket Cove Regatta 2018 Attracts 100 Boats

More than 100 boats are part of the 35th Fiji Regatta now underway at the Musket Cove Island in the

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Swire, SPREP Team Up To Combat Waste Management Problems

  Swire, SPREP Team Up To Combat Waste Management Problems

Communities in the Pacific Islands are facing some of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. Swire Shipping through

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