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Changes Made By Swire Shipping
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Changes Made By Swire Shipping

Swire Shipping has announced that it will be renaming the Port Service Charge (PSC) to Terminal Handling Charge (THC...

Blighwater Unveils New North Projects
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Blighwater Unveils New North Projects

Blighwater Shipping Company Limited is working on expanding its business next year. The company head has confirmed y...

Cruise Liners Boost City’s Tourism Sector
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Cruise Liners Boost City’s Tourism Sector

The Lautoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry is grateful to the timely efforts of all stakeholders, which resulted i...

Poor Quality Materials A Worry For Boat Builders
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Poor Quality Materials A Worry For Boat Builders

As an island nation, fishing is a major source of income for many people in Fiji. Sea transportation is also one of ...

China’s Growth Fuels Boom In World Shipping Traffic
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China’s Growth Fuels Boom In World Shipping Traffic

Ship traffic on the world’s oceans has quadrupled over the past two decades, according to a new study that’s the...

Prasad: New Boat To Arrive Soon
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Prasad: New Boat To Arrive Soon

Seaview Shipping Services Limited managing director Durga Prasad has deferred the arrival of their new boat to Janua...

Waterfront Update
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Waterfront Update

It has been another exciting week at the waterfront. I was not expecting to like ship watching but to my surprise, I...

Busy Month For Lady Sandy
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Busy Month For Lady Sandy

A shipping company has indicated that their inter-island vessel will be sailing under a very tight schedule during t...

Dredging For Larger Vessels
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Dredging For Larger Vessels

Government has allocated $800,000 for the dredging of the wharf entrance. This was announced by the Minister for Fin...

Association Continues Move For Common Goal
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Association Continues Move For Common Goal

The Fiji Ship Owners Agency Association says it has managed to move members into action towards a common goal to add...

China Shipping To Launch Worlds Largest Container Vessel This Month
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China Shipping To Launch Worlds Largest Container Vessel This Month

China Shipping Container Lines said it will launch the first of five 19,100-TEU container ships by end of the month,...

New Vessel Arrival
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New Vessel Arrival

The new vessel that has been promised by Goundar Shipping is expected to arrive early next year. Managing director, ...

$3m For Another Vessel
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$3m For Another Vessel

Government has allocated $3.1 million in its national budget for the acquisition of another new vessel next year.  ...

Plans To Upgrade Slipway In Pipeline
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Plans To Upgrade Slipway In Pipeline

The Marine Industrial and Structural Engineering Limited (MISEL) has long term plans to upgrade and expand its slipw...

Ship Operators Confident Of Freight Review
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Ship Operators Confident Of Freight Review

Local shipping operators remain adamant that the freight rates for cargoes will be revised upward to meet the high c...

Piyasena Highlights Country Report At Maritime Meet
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Piyasena Highlights Country Report At Maritime Meet

Fiji stands a good chance of being the most suited regional hub given the recent changes and implementations over th...

Baivatu: Barter System Helps Revive Lau Economy
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Baivatu: Barter System Helps Revive Lau Economy

Inter-island vessel MV Liahona has is using barter system when it comes to trading in the Lau Group. This has been d...

More Super Yachts Visit Denarau
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More Super Yachts Visit Denarau

The international experience of the majestic Port Denarau in Nadi has recorded an increasing number of super yachts ...

Goundar Reveals Package Deal
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Goundar Reveals Package Deal

Goundar Shipping Services is now working on a package deal to buy two vessels. This was confirmed by company directo...

Consumer Council: Lift Island Shipping Services
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Consumer Council: Lift Island Shipping Services

Festive season is one time when most people long to be in the company of their loved ones and for Christmas and New ...

Association Works With Ports Terminal
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Association Works With Ports Terminal

The Fiji Ship Owners Agency Association is regularly meeting with the Ports Terminal Limited team looking at ways it...

Increased Volumes Means Increased Tramp Vessels
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Increased Volumes Means Increased Tramp Vessels

Tramp vessels are what they’re called. And often, perhaps more this year, they have made port calls for reasons pr...

Fiji Ports Hosts Consultation
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Fiji Ports Hosts Consultation

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited will host a consultation workshop with stakeholders, to align its policies and proced...

Slow Traffic On Waterfront
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Slow Traffic On Waterfront

Well! Just when you thought it was going to be yet another busy week, it turned out otherwise, the past week and thi...

Fiji Booth At Monaco Yacht Show
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Fiji Booth At Monaco Yacht Show

The Fiji Yachting Industry was well-represented during the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show at Monte Carlo. This was made poss...

Kean Tells Of Challenges
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Kean Tells Of Challenges

The Government Shipping Franchise Scheme (GSFS) has been doing all it can to service all the 10 routes under the sch...

Additional Trips For MV Lady Sandy
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Additional Trips For MV Lady Sandy

Seaview Shipping Company’s MV Lady Sandy has added two extra trips to its schedule due to demands from the islands...

Water  Delivery Operations
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Water Delivery Operations

Government ships have been heavily involved in the carting of water to many of the maritime islands. This was confir...

High Risk Pests Found In Shipping Containers
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High Risk Pests Found In Shipping Containers

Fiji is relatively free from most of the world’s serious pests and diseases. Biosecurity helps keep it that way. G...

Ports Terminal’s Swift Handling Of Congestion
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Ports Terminal’s Swift Handling Of Congestion

There was obvious congestion in the Port of Suva the past week with 13 vessels arriving from October 27 to November ...

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