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December 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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The new $6million vessel that will be handed over to the government this morning will boost services provided by the Fisheries department, says Director Fisheries Senaila Naqali.

Naqali said the $6 million vessel known as the Bai Ni Takali is a gift from China and they will use it for exploratory fishing and also in procuring and buying marine resources from outer islands.

“Bai Ni Takali will help the old shipping vessel known as Tui Ni Wasabula we already have since it’s old and can only sometimes travel when the weather it’s good,”Naqali said.

He said the vessel also has export and frozen cargo capability and is equipped with everything along with its 13 member crew who are locals.

The ship is expected to start sailing early next month.

Bai Ni Takali will be handed over to the Prime Minister this morning at the Narain jetty in Suva.

By Mereani Gonedua

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