sex hikayeleri interior desing escort fethiye escort denizli porno hikaye kredi kartı borç sorgulama sitesi yayında ziraatbank borç sorgulama
August 19, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

Beginning next year, all boat owners in Fiji will need a licence to travel in local waters irrespective of whether to fish or merely traveling to another island.

Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji officer Samisoni Nacagilevu made the comment at the Lau provincial Council meeting at Studio 6 in Suva on Friday.

The move follows the impending introduction of two new decrees, the Marine Transport Decree and the Maritime Licensing Decree, which will be implemented next year.

Nacagilevu said the issuance of licences is conditional in that certain requirements need to be met by the boat owners.

He said the boat will only be passed if it has the essential safety gears like life jackets and for boat owners, they will need a certificate.

“And just like the procedure with the Land Transport Authority, it will also apply to Marine Transport,” he said.

“The boat owners will have to get a certificate first before getting their licences.”

He said the MSAF has reached out to the outer islands to inform them of the new development.

Lau Provincial Council chairman Filipe Bole requested for more awareness on this especially in areas like Oneata where all villagers own a boat.

Nacagilevu said this could be done, but the approval of the MSAF and the Ministry of Transport needed to be obtained first.

By Ropate Valemei

Football Live

E-ticketing to begin September 3
MOH aims to improve health service efficiency

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!

Are you happy with the 2016 Budget?

Poll Results: Current | Previous

Are you happy with the 2016 Budget?

More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BURGER KING enters Fiji marketWorld’s fastest growing quick service restaurant chain, BURGER KING has opened its first Fiji branch at the Nadi International Airport serving its world famous burgers at the new-look Departure Lounge.
Nakarawa wins PIPA awardsFiji and Glasgow Warriors lock Leone Nakarawa has won the Pacific Island Players Association (PIPA) 2015 Fijian Players' Player of the Year Award and the overall Pacific Island Players' Player of the Year Award.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
Fiji receives ICT awardFiji’s efforts in harnessing its ICT sector has been recognised by the International Telecommunications Union and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday received the ICTs in Sustainable Development Award in New York.
Broods takes out 4 gongs at NZ Music AwardsBrother and sister duo Caleb and Georgia Nott of Broods took out 4 Tuis at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.
PM discusses EU-Fiji relations in BrusselsThe growing role by the European Commission in Fiji’s socio-economic development dominated talks on Monday between Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and the EC Commissioner for International Co-operation and Development Neven Mimica in Brussels.