More con­tainer ves­sels call into ports

Fiji Sun - - NATION - Con­tainer ves­sel

Fiji’s main ports were busy on Mon­day with cargo ves­sel Kota Hakim ini­tially offloading con­tain­ers dur­ing the first half of the day in Suva be­fore head­ing for Lau­toka. Ac­cord­ing to lo­cal agent Transam Ship­ping Kota Hakim was at Ma­juro, Re­pub­lic of the Mar­shall Islands, be­fore com­ing to Fiji.

Af­ter offloading cargo at Suva Port it left for Lau­toka yes­ter­day.

It de­parts Lau­toka today for Lae Pa­pua New Guinea.

Kota Hakim was built in 2001 and is sail­ing un­der the flag of Sin­ga­pore.

Mean­while, cargo ves­sel South Is­lan­der’s ar­rival in Suva today has been de­ferred to Satur­day.

The ves­sel de­parted from New Zealand early this week for Nukualofa in Tonga be­fore sail­ing to Fiji. Wil­liam and Goslings are the lo­cal agents for South Is­lan­der. The ves­sel

Kota Hakim was built in 2007, and is cur­rently sail­ing un­der the flag of Ja­pan. Oil tanker MT Lap­er­ouse is ex­pected at Vuda port today and is ex­pected to depart for Suva port soon af­ter.

Ships ex­pected to call into the main ports: July 17 Szechuen (con­tainer), July 19 Pa­puan Chief (con­tainer), July 21 South­ern Moana (con­tainer) and July 23 Tokyo Car (ve­hi­cles car­rier) and July 24 Cap­i­taine Tas­man (con­tainer).

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