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Fiji Navy Needs Neighbours To Monitor Illegal Activities: Vosawale
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Fiji Navy Needs Neighbours To Monitor Illegal Activities: Vosawale

The Fiji Navy continues to closely monitor vessels and yachts for illegal fishing, hu­man and drug trafficking insi...

Global Shipping Industry A Continued Challenge: Piyasena
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Global Shipping Industry A Continued Challenge: Piyasena

Changes in the global ship­ping industry continue to be a challenge for Fiji Ports Corporation Limited. This was hi...

Nine Vessels Need Removing From Suva Harbour
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Nine Vessels Need Removing From Suva Harbour

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited chief execu­tive officer Vajira Piyasena said there were other nine priority vessels...

Levuka Wharf A Risk To Users: Goundar
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Levuka Wharf A Risk To Users: Goundar

Docking at the Levuka wharf now is a risk so says local shipping magnate George Goundar. Mr Goundar made the comment...

Koro, Gau Wharves Boost Economic Activities
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Koro, Gau Wharves Boost Economic Activities

The wharves in Koro and Gau are playing fundamental roles to the two islands economic movements and developments. Bi...

World’s Fastest Super Yacht A Regular In The Malolo Waters
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World’s Fastest Super Yacht A Regular In The Malolo Waters

The world’s fastest super yacht, The Dragonfly, has been snapped anchored out at sea off Musket Cove Island Resort...

Govt. $7.9m Vessel To Be Commissioned By PM
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Govt. $7.9m Vessel To Be Commissioned By PM

The Government Shipping Services will celebrate its recent investment, a $7.9mil­lion multi-purpose vessel which wi...

Fiji Ports Invest In Training
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Fiji Ports Invest In Training

Investing in the training and development of workers is of great importance to the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited gi...

HMNZS Taupo Heads For Fiji to Conduct Maritime Patrols
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HMNZS Taupo Heads For Fiji to Conduct Maritime Patrols

New Zealand navy patrol vessel, the HMNZS Taupo, is expected in Suva this week to spend the next three months conduc...

MSAF to Oversee Removal of Ship
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MSAF to Oversee Removal of Ship

Sinu-i-wasa III is still sitting dry at the Levuka Lodge beach on Ovalau Island for more than two years after it was...

Sea Port To Boost Tourism, Growth In Labasa: Jaduram
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Sea Port To Boost Tourism, Growth In Labasa: Jaduram

Paul Jaduram, a prominent businessman in the Friendly North, has been a long-time advocate for a sea port given the ...

Ratotodro Claims Certificates Not Aligned With Seafaring Standards
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Ratotodro Claims Certificates Not Aligned With Seafaring Standards

Senior master of the Goundar Shipping Limited fleet Captain Inoke Ratotodro said the Fiji Maritime Academy needed to...

Swire Shipping Extends Its Range Of Service
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Swire Shipping Extends Its Range Of Service

  For the first time, Swire Shipping provided services custom, clear and distributes Generator Sets (GenSets) f...

GRT Of Vessels Increase Significantly
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GRT Of Vessels Increase Significantly

  In 2016, Port of Suva recorded a total 1275 vessels movements. It was a slight increase from the number of ve...

Tagivetawa Shares Good Times On Island Hopper, Vunilagi
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Tagivetawa Shares Good Times On Island Hopper, Vunilagi

  Landing craft (MLC) Vunilagi, most times is  used for island hopping. The  landing craft usually docks at M...

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited Collects $31,500 Pollution Fines
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Fiji Ports Corporation Limited Collects $31,500 Pollution Fines

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited collected a total of $31,500 from pollution fines in 2016. According to Fiji Ports Co...

First Of Its Kind Lomaiviti Free Medical Flyers Distributed
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First Of Its Kind Lomaiviti Free Medical Flyers Distributed

  Flyers highlighting the free medical services by the Sai Medicare Camps next week in the Lomaiviti Group have...

TLTB In Talks For Securing Land For Wharf: Goundar
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TLTB In Talks For Securing Land For Wharf: Goundar

iTaukei Land Trust Board (TLTB) has been included in the negotiations between Goundar Shipping and the landowners on...

FSHI Recorded $1.02m Profit Despite Cyclone Winston
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FSHI Recorded $1.02m Profit Despite Cyclone Winston

  Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHI), a subsidiary company recorded a profit of $1.02 million for t...

Magpie SW Offloads Bulk Cargo At Suva
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Magpie SW Offloads Bulk Cargo At Suva

The volume of bulk offloaded by the 21,561 tonne bulk car­rier Magpie SW stayed for a fortnight before departure. T...

Sea Princess Causes Hype In Suva
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Sea Princess Causes Hype In Suva

Suva city was a hive of activity with the more than 1000 passengers sightseeing, shopping or happily sipping a tropi...

Local Cruises Boost Economic Growth
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Local Cruises Boost Economic Growth

Fiji’s only local cruise liner busi­ness, Captain Cook Cruises Fiji has significantly contributed on Fiji’s eco...

Medical Mission Team Ready For Lomaiviti: Dr Lal
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Medical Mission Team Ready For Lomaiviti: Dr Lal

Medical specialists bound for Ovalau, Koro and Gau will be carrying out terminal di­agnosis for patients and provid...

MSAF Hosts Safety, Environment Protection Audit
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MSAF Hosts Safety, Environment Protection Audit

The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) is host­ing a weeklong Maritime Safety, and Marine Environment Protect...

Fiji’s Three Ports Make $0.93 Million From Rents
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Fiji’s Three Ports Make $0.93 Million From Rents

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) received $927,472 from rental income in 2016, from the three main ports of Suv...

Cruise Liners’ Passengers Spend $2 Million In Fiji
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Cruise Liners’ Passengers Spend $2 Million In Fiji

Fiji Ports received more than 81 cruise liners in 2016, 17 more than recorded in 2015. With an estimation of a touri...

Slipway Popular With Regional Vessels For Repairs, Maintenance
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Slipway Popular With Regional Vessels For Repairs, Maintenance

Tuvalu government vessel Manu Folau is undergoing maintenance and repair works at the Fiji Ships and Heavy Industrie...

FPTL Invests $10M on Wharf Upgrade
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FPTL Invests $10M on Wharf Upgrade

Fiji Ports Terminal Limited (FPTL) in the past four years has spent over $10 million in procuring equipment to provi...

Princess Moana Extends Service To Rabi
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Princess Moana Extends Service To Rabi

  Princess Moana has recently extended its run to Rabi Island. Miller Shipping Services is urging passengers to...

Vunilagi Supplying Rations For West,Yasawa Islands
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Vunilagi Supplying Rations For West,Yasawa Islands

Landing craft Vunilagi muscles on with its operations supplying food rations for people affected by the re­cent Tro...

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