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Shipping Agents Await Response
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Shipping Agents Await Response

Local shipping agents are understood to be in discussion with their respective principles on the new ports fees and ...

Unexpected Visit To Port Of Suva
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Unexpected Visit To Port Of Suva

For sure the Chinese vessel, Yuan Wang 3, must have caught the attention of many who passed the Suva Harbour since S...

Government’s New Vessel Arrives
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Government’s New Vessel Arrives

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will officially commission Government Shipping Services newest vessel MV Cagivou o...

Dredging Starts At Walu Bay Jetty
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Dredging Starts At Walu Bay Jetty

The Government Shipping Services (GSS) has finally started dredging operations in waterways alongside the Government...

Fire Near The Funnel
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Fire Near The Funnel

Head of quality/ management representative/consultant, Marine Engineering, Fiji Maritime Academy Fire on board a shi...

Company Meets Demand
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Company Meets Demand

A senior executive of a barge company based in the West is confident that they are meeting the needs of all their cu...

Joseph’s Success To Benefit Fiji
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Joseph’s Success To Benefit Fiji

Mavis Joseph, a Legal, Risks and Audit Officer with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) has successfully at...

New Zealand Ports Battle for Business
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New Zealand Ports Battle for Business

Ports of Auckland is opening an intermodal freight hub nearby the Port of Tauranga in a bid to attract exporters and...

New Port Fees And Charges Worry Stakeholders
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New Port Fees And Charges Worry Stakeholders

The new ports fees and charges for Fiji Ports Corporation and Fiji Ports Terminal come into effect from next Monday....

Campbell Clears Air On Port Fees
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Campbell Clears Air On Port Fees

Campbell Shipping says it is not opposing the increase in ports fees and charges, but rather, the way it has been im...

Fiji Ports Corporation To Align Plans
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Fiji Ports Corporation To Align Plans

Fiji Ports Corporation hopes to achieve some major changes this year aligning its development with regional and inte...

Proposed Port Location Cancelled
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Proposed Port Location Cancelled

The proposed plan for the construction of an international seaport at Middle Point in Naduri, Macuata, has been canc...

Talks For Wharf Upgrade
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Talks For Wharf Upgrade

Discussions are underway for the upgrade of Ellington Wharf  in Rakiraki in a bid to make travelling and transporta...

Suva Training To Boost Shipping In The Pacific
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Suva Training To Boost Shipping In The Pacific

Shipping remains the main, and sometimes only, mode of transport for much of the Pacific Island region, contributing...

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...

Successful First Half Year For Fiji Ports Terminal
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Successful First Half Year For Fiji Ports Terminal

Fiji Ports Terminal Limited has described the first half of this year being very productive where it has been able t...

First Timer Here, Polaris Ace, To Bring More Vehicles
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First Timer Here, Polaris Ace, To Bring More Vehicles

Yet another indication of our growing economy – a new car carrier is expected to bring more vehicles into the ...

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 ...

Port Of Rotuma Reopens Food Crop Trade With Tuvalu
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Port Of Rotuma Reopens Food Crop Trade With Tuvalu

As part of the reinvigoration of a trade initiative first trialed in 2010, shipments of Rotuman-grown produce which ...

Car Carrier Brings In Over 200 Cars
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Car Carrier Brings In Over 200 Cars

The Morning Miracle (EUKOR), one of the world′s largest shipping companies, specialised in transporting automobile...

Where Ships Go To Die
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Where Ships Go To Die

Head of quality/ management representative/consultant, Marine Engineering, Fiji Maritime Academy. The tuk-tuk (motor...

Securing Customer Loyalty A Challenge
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Securing Customer Loyalty A Challenge

It is not the regularity of shipping services which is a challenge for members of the Fiji New Zealand Business Coun...

Investigations Continue On Stranded Vessel
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Investigations Continue On Stranded Vessel

An officer from the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) has been tasked to investigate the case surrounding the...

Concern Over Derelict Yacht
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Concern Over Derelict Yacht

Environmental concerns have been raised by the residents of Savusavu over the remains of a derelict yacht and other ...

Fishing Vessels Top Repair At Slipway
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Fishing Vessels Top Repair At Slipway

The Marine Industrial and Structural Engineering Limited (MISEL) has recorded an increase of vessels serviced at its...

Three More Vessels Planned For Yalodu Shipping
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Three More Vessels Planned For Yalodu Shipping

The Yalodu Shipping Service is planning expanding their services by later this year. The company is the subsidiary o...

Tunidau: Need For More Port State Officers
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Tunidau: Need For More Port State Officers

One of the main challenges faced by the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) is the lack of Port State officers....

Council Stays Updated With Regulations
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Council Stays Updated With Regulations

The Nadi branch of the Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council is working closely with all key Government agencies to...

Weather Affects Bauxite Shipment, Says Qiu
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Weather Affects Bauxite Shipment, Says Qiu

Xinfa Aurum Exploration Fiji has already made two shipments of bauxite this year. It is expected to make a total of ...

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