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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 ...

When PPE Becomes  The Danger
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When PPE Becomes The Danger

You wouldn’t think a story concerning maritime safety would begin in 1880 in nearby Australia with a showdown betw...

Tonga’s Niuvakai Here For Survey
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Tonga’s Niuvakai Here For Survey

The Tongan-owned general cargo vessel, MV Niukavai is here for dry dock at the Industrial Marine & Engineering L...

Terminal To Fully Utilise Walu Bay Berthing Space
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Terminal To Fully Utilise Walu Bay Berthing Space

Fiji Ports Terminal Limited will soon fully utilise Walu Bay berthing space. In doing so, plans are already underway...

The Capital’s Waterfront Attraction
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The Capital’s Waterfront Attraction

What’s become the talk of the capital; so to speak, berthing at the capital’s waterfront is the massive white an...

Terminal Mitigates Possible Congestion
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Terminal Mitigates Possible Congestion

Fiji Ports Terminal Limited hopes to mitigate likely port congestions arising during the stay of the United States N...

Shipping Company Future Uncertain
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Shipping Company Future Uncertain

The future of Consort Shipping Line Limited remains uncertain at the moment. While Fiji Sun has been reliably inform...

North Students To Board Floating Hospital
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North Students To Board Floating Hospital

Eight northern nursing students will have the opportunity to learn from very experienced medical staff when they boa...

Will You Miss Your Hamster At Sea?
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Will You Miss Your Hamster At Sea?

The café close to picturesque Luacala Bay is usually busy on a Sunday afternoon. A jazz band playssome of my favour...

Shipment Scheduled For July
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Shipment Scheduled For July

The next shipment of bauxite from Bua is scheduled for July. Aurum Exploration (Fiji) managing director, Derek Qiu c...

Fiji Ports Terminal Encourages More Shipping Services
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Fiji Ports Terminal Encourages More Shipping Services

Fiji Ports Terminal Limited is urging shipping agencies and owners to encourage principals to introduce more service...

Guangdong To Strengthen Shipping Ties
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Guangdong To Strengthen Shipping Ties

The Chinese Province of Guangdong is looking to strengthening sea and air connectivity between the two countries. Vi...

No Effect To Fiji Express Service, Lin Confirms
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No Effect To Fiji Express Service, Lin Confirms

Global reports on Maersk Line’s decision to reduce withdraw services in order to make up for a drop in utilisation...

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