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$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 ...

Productivity  And Efficiency  Up At Our Ports
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Productivity And Efficiency Up At Our Ports

Since taking over management control of Ports Terminal Limited in July the past year, Sri Lanka’s Aitken Spence PL...

Swire Reduces Bunker Adjustment Factor For Australia-Fiji Shipments
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Swire Reduces Bunker Adjustment Factor For Australia-Fiji Shipments

Following a review of the current bunker prices, Swire Shipping has decreased the Bunker Adjustment Factor for all s...

Savusavu Jetty Now Reopened
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Savusavu Jetty Now Reopened

The Savusavu Jetty is now re-opened after it was closed for a month so repair works could be carried out. This was c...

Safety First – Shipping Companies Ready For Festive Season
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Safety First – Shipping Companies Ready For Festive Season

The holidays are drawing closer and it will soon become the season for travelling. Everyone who travels via inter-is...

Honiara Schedule Reinforces Swire’s Commitment
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Honiara Schedule Reinforces Swire’s Commitment

With Honiara’s inclusion as a regular scheduled port call under the Bali Hai Service, its shipping agents are anti...

Lin Discusses Challenges And Strengths In Industry
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Lin Discusses Challenges And Strengths In Industry

For Shipping Service (Fiji) Limited  new chief executive, Jeffrey Lin, joining the industry was not a matter of cho...

Sri Lankan Ship Expert To Address Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance Conference
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Sri Lankan Ship Expert To Address Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance Conference

The director of Aitken Spence PLC, Dr Parakrama Dissanayake, will address the 39th Pacific Maritime Transport Allian...

Act Local, Think Global
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Act Local, Think Global

Ms. Mavis Joseph, a Legal, Risks and Audit officer with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) has been awarde...

One Stop Shop For Mariners
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One Stop Shop For Mariners

Boat operators around the Mua-i-Walu Port do not have to look a far to get their marine products and industrial safe...

Students Told Of Job Opportunities
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Students Told Of Job Opportunities

The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) has assured its aspiring students that there are job opportunities on foreign shippi...

Bad Weather Forces Cancellation
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Bad Weather Forces Cancellation

Passengers bound for Northern Lau were sent back home yesterday after the MV Lady Sandy cancelled the trip because o...

Sailors Prepare For Cyclone Season
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Sailors Prepare For Cyclone Season

Sailors at the Vuda Marina are well-prepared for the cyclone season, which is from November to April. Marina general...

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