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Goundar Still Hopeful For Another Tailevu Jetty
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Goundar Still Hopeful For Another Tailevu Jetty

  The exorbitant berthing cost at the Port Mua-i-Walu is one of the reasons why Goundar Shipping Limited managi...

Otago Returns Home, Operation Wasawasa II Completed
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Otago Returns Home, Operation Wasawasa II Completed

Operation Wasawasa II a joint operation between Fiji and New Zealand completed its mission with the total boarding o...

Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel
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Goundar Eyes Sixth Vessel

Local shipping magnate George Goundar is flying to Turkey in two weeks to shop for another vessel to add to the five...

Majestic Princess Cruises Into Suva on Time
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Majestic Princess Cruises Into Suva on Time

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) chief executive officer (CEO) Vajijra Piyasena acknowledged the support of key...

Kikau Returns Home Following Facelift, KAKADU Exercise
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Kikau Returns Home Following Facelift, KAKADU Exercise

The Republic of Fiji Navy Ship (RFNS) Kikau returns home next Fiday (October 5) after participating in the KAKADU ex...

Captain Cook works closely with FSHIL
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Captain Cook works closely with FSHIL

Captain Cook Cruises has had a very close working relationship with Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL) ...

Otago Intercepts 10 Fishing Vessels, Investigates Two Yachts
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Otago Intercepts 10 Fishing Vessels, Investigates Two Yachts

  Operation Wasawasa HMNZS Otago has intercepted and boarded a total of 10 fishing vessels, and investigated tw...

$760m Majestic Princess Visits Fiji
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$760m Majestic Princess Visits Fiji

The $760 million Majestic Princess, a ship sailing for Princess Cruises will make its inaugural visit to Fiji on Sep...

Queen Of Melbourne’s Future In Fiji In Limbo
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Queen Of Melbourne’s Future In Fiji In Limbo

  Eight months later nothing has been forthcoming about Ro-ro passenger vessel Queen of Melbourne’s services ...

Kabara Villagers Awarded Boat Master Licence
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Kabara Villagers Awarded Boat Master Licence

Forty-five villagers from the Island of Kabara in the Lau group were awarded with Boat Master and Class 6 licenses f...

Ship Repair Firm Implements Green Pacific Port Initiatives
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Ship Repair Firm Implements Green Pacific Port Initiatives

Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHIL), the subsidiary company of Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) has...

Proposed Yacht Master Programme For FMA
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Proposed Yacht Master Programme For FMA

The possibility of training of Fijian seafarers specializing working on yachts was discussed at the annual Fiji and ...

China, Fiji Share Genuine Defence Forces: Tawake
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China, Fiji Share Genuine Defence Forces: Tawake

  People’s Republic of China and Fiji share common challenges, global interest and common defense partnership...

First Female Captain For Blue Lagoon Cruises
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First Female Captain For Blue Lagoon Cruises

Blue Lagoon Cruises’ Fiji Princess has its first female at the helm. Captain Sue Balekana is an experienced ship...

Musket Cove Regatta 2018 Attracts 100 Boats
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Musket Cove Regatta 2018 Attracts 100 Boats

More than 100 boats are part of the 35th Fiji Regatta now underway at the Musket Cove Island in the Malolo group of ...

Swire, SPREP Team Up To Combat Waste Management Problems
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Swire, SPREP Team Up To Combat Waste Management Problems

Communities in the Pacific Islands are facing some of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time. Swire ...

Navy Scholarship Recipients Fly Out
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Navy Scholarship Recipients Fly Out

Esita Batiniqila who scooped a rare double during the Fijian Navy passing-out parade at its Togalevu base three mont...

Ports, Terminals to be Relocated to Ease Congestion, says Ali
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Ports, Terminals to be Relocated to Ease Congestion, says Ali

Permanent Secretary for Industry, Trade and Tourism Shaheen Ali said that ports and terminals will be relocated to e...

BAF Vigilant on Pests, Diseases Control at Ports of Entry
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BAF Vigilant on Pests, Diseases Control at Ports of Entry

There is a need to carry out biosecurity risk mitigation measures on international vessels, cargo they carry and whe...

Silence Out at Sea Equals Peace, Says Seafarer
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Silence Out at Sea Equals Peace, Says Seafarer

There is joy in silence at sea which nothing can replace. For Napolioni Tavuta of Yasawa Islands, being out at sea i...

Indian, Fijian Teams Hold Free Medical Screening
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Indian, Fijian Teams Hold Free Medical Screening

The Medical team onboard the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Sahyadri together with Fijian doctors will hold free health scr...

Vessel to Bring in More Vehicles
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Vessel to Bring in More Vehicles

  More vehicles shipped into the country would mean more traffic congestion, says the Fiji Roads Authority (FRA...

Lautoka Port Works Towards Sea Container Hygiene System
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Lautoka Port Works Towards Sea Container Hygiene System

The Port of Lautoka success­fully hosted a trial test on the implementation of the Sea Container Hygiene System (SC...

Operation Wasawasa II Continues
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Operation Wasawasa II Continues

New Zealand Defence adviser in Suva Lieutenant-Colonel Josh Wineera has con­firmed that Operation Wasawasa II has n...

SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka
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SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka

A trial test on the implementation of the Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS) will be carried out this week at the P...

Ark Peace Treats 6000 Fijians In Three Days
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Ark Peace Treats 6000 Fijians In Three Days

Close to 6000 Fijians have already made use of free medical have service provided by specialists on board the Chines...

Kopeta Moves Into Tourism After 13 Years
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Kopeta Moves Into Tourism After 13 Years

  It is never too late for tourist vessel Kalokalo Volasiga captain Josefa Kopeta. Former fishing vessel skippe...

High Blood Pressure Common Among Those Given Free Medical Service
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High Blood Pressure Common Among Those Given Free Medical Service

Ark Peace cardiovascular specialist Dr Shaoping Chen, said the most common disease detected on the first day of free...

Kikau Represents Fiji In The KAKADU Exercise
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Kikau Represents Fiji In The KAKADU Exercise

Fiji is one of the 28 countries taking part in the 14th iteration Exercise KAKADU from August 30 to September 15 at ...

Sahyadri’s Visit Strengthens Bilateral Relation With Fiji
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Sahyadri’s Visit Strengthens Bilateral Relation With Fiji

To further strengthen close and strong bilateral relation between India and Fiji, Indian Naval Ship (INS) Sahyadri i...

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