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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...

Vessel Productivity Up By 70 Per Cent
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Vessel Productivity Up By 70 Per Cent

Vessel productivity at our ports has improved by 70 per cent since the implementation of the public-private partners...

Life At Sea With Filipino Cadet
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Life At Sea With Filipino Cadet

Just a simple guy with simple dreams with a simple vision is how cadet Rolly Seva has chosen to describe himself. Bu...

USNS Mercy Ship Arrives On Friday
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USNS Mercy Ship Arrives On Friday

The people of Fiji will welcome the USNS Mercy ship from United States of America for the first time into our shore ...

Human Error A Matter Of Life And Death
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Human Error A Matter Of Life And Death

Captain Tim Lancaster’s ashen face was white as a ghost. His eyes were wide open, as sub zero wind raced past his ...

Reaching Out To The Islands
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Reaching Out To The Islands

A new shipping route has been established by Government aimed at assisting people in the islands. Today, Government ...

Bluewater Craft: The Best In The Pacific
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Bluewater Craft: The Best In The Pacific

Nestled alongside the sleepy Navua River and only a 40-minute drive from Suva, is a place where a design and boat bu...

Captain Calls For Tighter Traffic System
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Captain Calls For Tighter Traffic System

The captain of one of the international regular ships to our shores has called for the introduction of a Vessel Traf...

Flores Makes Family Vow
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Flores Makes Family Vow

The saying life begins at 40 is no better translated by a captain whom Sun Shipping has got to know this past week. ...

Break Bulk, Bulk System By Year End
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Break Bulk, Bulk System By Year End

Fiji Ports Terminal Limited will introduce its third data processing system at the end of the year as it strives for...

Tonga’s First Pilot Boat Built In Navua
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Tonga’s First Pilot Boat Built In Navua

Tonga’s first pilot boat, built and designed specifically for the island, will leave Fiji for the Kingdom on Frida...

New Govt Vessel From Malaysia Soon
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New Govt Vessel From Malaysia Soon

A new vessel for the Fiji government is expected to arrive into the country in August. A government delegation, led ...

Kean Says Govt Vessels Operating Well
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Kean Says Govt Vessels Operating Well

All five of Government Shipping Services vessels are operating confirmed Permanent Secretary for Infrastructure &...

New Purchase Soon For Barge Company
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New Purchase Soon For Barge Company

All Barging & Marine (Fiji) Limited is looking at adding another new barge to their fleet of vessels. The compan...

Additional Trip For Rotuma
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Additional Trip For Rotuma

Members of the public travelling to Rotuma have something to be thankful for with another additional monthly service...

MV Sea Rakino Sails To Rabi
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MV Sea Rakino Sails To Rabi

The people of Rabi are expecting the Victoria Marine Shipping Limited’s MV Sea Rakino vessel on their shores today...

Shipping Service Facilitates Island Trade
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Shipping Service Facilitates Island Trade

A ship has finally been made available for trade between Rotuma and Tuvalu. This government initiative was made poss...

Seafaring, Anyone’s Profession
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Seafaring, Anyone’s Profession

In the past, it was usually rare to find women workers at sea but, now more women are confronting prejudice and beco...

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