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    Agent Spends More Than $10K For Delayed Clinker Offloading

Agent Spends More Than $10K For Delayed Clinker Offloading

  Fluctuating unfavorable weather conditions last month had cost Transam Fiji Limited more than $10,000 while waiting to off load clinker from Suva’s Kings Wharf. Local ship agent Transam Fiji

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    MSAF Conducts Training To Upskill Port State Control Activities

MSAF Conducts Training To Upskill Port State Control Activities

  In the quest to align Fiji with the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention and the Tokyo Memorandum of Understanding, the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) is

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    MSAF Plans To Dispose Southern Phoenix In Water Depth Of 1000m

MSAF Plans To Dispose Southern Phoenix In Water Depth Of 1000m

  As Phase Two of salvaging works take place, the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) are also in the process of getting the approval from relevant authorities on the

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    Logavatu Breaks New Grounds In International Maritime Sector

Logavatu Breaks New Grounds In International Maritime Sector

  Mavis Elizabeth Vandhana Joseph-Logavatu is breaking new grounds as International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO’s) Technical cooperation officer with the Pacific Community (SPC). While Mrs Logavatu is the first to hold

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    Chinese Officials Conduct Training

Chinese Officials Conduct Training

  A Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy team arrived into Fiji last month to conduct the sea transit and the technical aspects of the vessel RFNS Kacau. RFNS Kacau, a gift

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    Regatta Arrives Into Suva Today

Regatta Arrives Into Suva Today

Cruise liner MS Regatta is expected to berth at the Suva Port today with 496 tourists and 395 crew members on board. The line departs for Lautoka later this evening.

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    MSAF Conducts Safety at Sea Courses On Kioa Island

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 restricted class six master/engineer training on Kioa Island in the Northern Division.

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    Five Fijian Cadets hired by Swire Pacific Ship Management

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 (CNCo) the ship owning entity of the Swire Group have been of­fered employment. FMA Director

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    Moceiwai Knows the Mamanucas like the back of his hand

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 travellers or fishing. Mr Moceiwai, 41 is the captain of Na Ka­basi (Compass)

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Sitela Attributes Success in Male Dominated Career to Upbringing

  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 suc­cess in achieving a career

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MV Cagivou Replaces Brianna for Rotuma Trip

  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 franchise

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Goundar Met PS, MSAF Suspension Lifted

  Goundar Met PS, MSAF Suspension Lifted

  Goundar Shipping Limited managing director George Goundar had his suspension revoked hours after his Port User Identification was suspended

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Sunken Southern Phoenix Area Now A Restricted Zone

  Sunken Southern Phoenix Area Now A Restricted Zone

Area around where the sunken Southern Phoenix lies near Suva Port is now a restricted zone with small boats and

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Increase In Ports Of Entry, Says Chairman

  Increase In Ports Of Entry, Says Chairman

There was an additional 379 vessel arrivals to all Fiji Ports Corporation Limited’s ports of entry in 2017. Chairman Shaheen

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FMA Cadets Short Listed For Training With Swire Pacific Ship Management

  FMA Cadets Short Listed For Training With Swire Pacific Ship Management

Five Fiji Maritime Academy cadets are been shortlisted with Swire Pacific Ship Management (SPSM)/China Navigation Company (CNCo) the ship owning

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Captain Abele Daurewa Makes Dream A Reality

  Captain Abele Daurewa Makes Dream A Reality

Father of five, Abele Daurewa, 35 admits that his niche is on a vessel out at sea. “It was always

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Tourists Enjoy Weather, Environment

  Tourists Enjoy Weather, Environment

Cruise Ship MV Maasdam spent a day at the capital city with 889 tourists and 569 crew members from across

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New Southern Pearl in Operation, to be Officially Launched Later

  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 Shipping Company operations

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

  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

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US Navy Oiler Frequents Ports, on Suva Stopover

  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 the region Last

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Pacific Agrees On 50 Percent Reduction On Shipping Emissions By 2050

  Pacific Agrees On 50 Percent Reduction On Shipping Emissions By 2050

  There is a need for increased research in the use of renewable energy in shipping, zero carbon fuels and

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Maritime Industry To Raise Funds For Pinktober Charity Chest

  Maritime Industry To Raise Funds For Pinktober Charity Chest

Stakeholders in the maritime industry will converge at Mua-i-Walu House tomorrow for morning tea to raise funds for the Fiji

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Rain Fails To Dampen Tourists’ Enthusiasm To Visit Suva

  Rain Fails To Dampen Tourists’ Enthusiasm To Visit Suva

Suva rain failed to deter majorty of the 2320 passengers on board cruiseliner Noordam who walked the streets in their

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Queen Of Melbourne To Be Refitted Following Thefts

  Queen Of Melbourne  To Be Refitted Following Thefts

Technical issues due to theft will see Queen of Melbourne going up on the Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries slipway

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Tongan Vessel Undergoes FSHIL Makeover

  Tongan Vessel Undergoes FSHIL Makeover

Captain Viliami Mafi has no regrets in bringing his vessel to Fiji to have it dry docked. Captain Mafi said

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Slayers Club Heed Assistance Call

  Slayers Club Heed Assistance Call

  Slayers club, an organisation dedicated to helping the needy, has heeded the call for assistance from a couple living

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Operation Kurukuru Inspects Fishing Vessels, Pleasure Crafts

  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 Exclusive Economic Zone

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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.

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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

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