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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...

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...

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