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Port Of Auckland Keen To Assist Our Ports
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Port Of Auckland Keen To Assist Our Ports

There are hopes that Fiji’s Ports Development Infrastructure Programme for Suva will draw from the experience and ...

Suva, Lautoka Security Plans Get On
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Suva, Lautoka Security Plans Get On

The Security Plan for the Ports of Suva and Lautoka for the next five years has been approved by the designated auth...

Two New Ships For Maritime Communities
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Two New Ships For Maritime Communities

Government is getting two more ships for the maritime zone next year. This was confirmed to the Fiji Sun by the Mini...

Locals Eye Jobs With Foreign Vessels
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Locals Eye Jobs With Foreign Vessels

A group of seafarers believe the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) could assist them to find work with foreig...

Tugboats To Boost Sea Operations
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Tugboats To Boost Sea Operations

Douglas Salvage and Towage Limited plays a crucial role in the bauxite mining operation in Bua. One of its two tugbo...

Marine Simulators Installation Soon
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Marine Simulators Installation Soon

The commissioning of the state-of-the-art high tech marine simulators installed at the Fiji Maritime Academy is on h...

Japanese Port Authority Interested In Lautoka Port
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Japanese Port Authority Interested In Lautoka Port

The Fiji Ports Corporation Limited and the Nagoya Port Authority of Japan are in talks to introduce new cruise liner...

Largest Ships In The World Being Built In South Korea
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Largest Ships In The World Being Built In South Korea

The Maersk Triple E is the largest ship ever built by mankind and is operated by the largest container shipping comp...

Shipping Services To PNG Reflects Volume, Says Strong
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Shipping Services To PNG Reflects Volume, Says Strong

The booming Papua New Guinean economy presents a lot of potential and benefits for our own economy. But as highlight...

Rokube Chases Her Dream
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Rokube Chases Her Dream

Gone are the days where the shipping industry was perceived as a male dominated profession. The shipping industry ha...

Vessel Owner Tells Of Difficulties
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Vessel Owner Tells Of Difficulties

Inter- island vessel, MV Liahona continues her services to the Lau Group under the Government franchise scheme. Vess...

Private Sector Makes Submission For Suva Port To Be Converted To A Garden Promenade
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Private Sector Makes Submission For Suva Port To Be Converted To A Garden Promenade

A private sector group has made a submission for the Port of Suva to be converted into a garden promenade for cruise...

Consort Here To Stay
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Consort Here To Stay

The Consort Shipping Line Limited is still operating despite not having a vessel. The assurance was given yesterday ...

Company Plans To Buy New Vessel
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Company Plans To Buy New Vessel

The Consort Shipping Line Limited is still contemplating buying a new vessel. Company’s manager finance and corpor...

Fisheries Gives Initiative Thumbs Up
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Fisheries Gives Initiative Thumbs Up

Fiji Offshore Fisheries Association has welcomed the move by the Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority of not releasi...

Regular Port Call To Benefit Fijian Exporters
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Regular Port Call To Benefit Fijian Exporters

Bali Hai has announced a significant upgrade to the current service with the inclusion of Honiara in the Solomon Isl...

Parana, Makes First Call To Fiji
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Parana, Makes First Call To Fiji

Port of Suva was a definite hub of excitement the past week as the magnificent car carrier Parana, a two-and-a-half ...

Pacific Direct Line launches Weekly NZ China Service From November
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Pacific Direct Line launches Weekly NZ China Service From November

Pacific Direct Line has launched its New Zealand China service starting early November 2014. The weekly service will...

Waterfront Traffic
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Waterfront Traffic

With only two months till the year ends, we noticed a sudden rush of shipping traffic particularly for the Port of S...

Final Works On Shore Cranes At Port
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Final Works On Shore Cranes At Port

Fiji Ports Corporation confirmed it will soon fully address the remaining minor maintenance issues of the shore cran...

Shipping Industry Has Potential To Boost Economy
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Shipping Industry Has Potential To Boost Economy

The shipping industry in Fiji has the potential to develop and earn foreign currency for the nation, says newly-appo...

Water Carriers Eye More Jobs
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Water Carriers Eye More Jobs

Sea Pacific Limited’s vessels continue to play the lead role in carting water to affected areas around the country...

Commodore Salutes Support
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Commodore Salutes Support

Royal Suva Yacht Club First Commodore Mark Hirst hosted a cocktail for the members,  life members, trustees and spo...

Neptune Pacific Line, Partners Go Weekly
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Neptune Pacific Line, Partners Go Weekly

The call for more regular services from New Zealand and Fiji has prompted shipping partners to provide a weekly serv...

Seamen Back Bainimarama
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Seamen Back Bainimarama

A group of seamen have indicated their support for the newly-elected Voreqe Bainimarama led- government. The group s...

Goundar Shipping Acquires Building With Aims For Better Services
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Goundar Shipping Acquires Building With Aims For Better Services

Goundar Shipping has invested $1.8 million to acquire the former RAPCO Building in Walu Bay in a bid to boost its se...

MV Nord Sincere Brings Gympsum
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MV Nord Sincere Brings Gympsum

Bulk carrier, MV Nord Sincere, arrived on its maiden voyage to Fiji on Monday morning. The Panama-registered vessel ...

Savusavu Jetty To Close Temporarily
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Savusavu Jetty To Close Temporarily

The Savusavu Jetty in Vanua Levu will be temporarily closed. This is to allow the Fiji Roads Authority to carry out ...

Carpenters Shipping, At Helm Of It All
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Carpenters Shipping, At Helm Of It All

Shipping is a vital part of any economy. And Fiji, being a small yet vibrant nation, the hub of the Pacific, is no d...

New Jetty To Boost Tourism
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New Jetty To Boost Tourism

As Fiji Roads Authority work gets under way on the storm-damaged jetty at Yasawa i Ra, the villagers are already cou...

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