The Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport, Disaster Management and Meteorological Services in consultation with relevant maritime stakeholders wishes to recommend the following on all inter-island shipping movements.

  1. SMALL CRAFTS AND YACHTS

For
small crafts that intend to travel carrying important provisions between Viti
Levu and closer islands – please call Maritime Surveillance Centre (MSC) on
3315380 and notify the centre on their travel intentions. The following
information must be conveyed:

i.         
Name of Boat Captain;

ii.         
Name and Number of Crew (Max of 3);

iii.        
Cargo;

iv.        
Departure and Destination Point;

v.        
MSAF Issued Boat Number; and

vi.        
Phone Contact.

For
further clarifications and queries, please do not hesitate to contact Fiji Navy
on 9904618 or 7356367.

  1. ALL
    FISHING RELATED ACTIVITIES

Please note that fishing for subsistence
and commercial purposes will be allowed during the curfew hours, as long as
fishermen leave their home ports well-before curfew hours.

For any fishing related activities and
clarifications, please contact Ministry of Fisheries on 9966745 or on email mere.lakeba@govnet.gov.fj.

  • RO-RO
    AND CONVENTIONAL VESSELS

For enquiries about any services provided by
Ro-Ro & Conventional Vessels servicing the economical and uneconomical
routes, please contact the Director of Transport – Ms. Faranisese Kinivuwai on
email faranisese.kinivuwai@govnet.gov.fj 
or call on 9983245/ 3389717.

Furthermore, the following steps must be taken by all shipping and truck
companies:

  1. Vessel
    operators are to allow trucks and drivers to embark.
  2. Vessel
    operators are to keep a register of details for all drivers who board the
    vessels.
  3. All
    drivers are to wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  4. Shipping
    operators are to discourage crew members from unnecessarily disembarking at
    ports and jetties and socialising at these points.
  5. For
    inter-island shipping, shipping operators and crew are to offload cargo and
    freight at a designated location on the jetty or port.
  6. Drivers
    can now move with their vehicles and deliver in outlying islands.
  7. Truckers
    and vessel operators are to ensure that proper screening takes place by filling
    in the necessary form.
  8. Members
    of the public collecting freight are to collect from this point, practicing
    social distancing. They are not to board the vessel under any circumstances.
  9. All
    turaga ni koros to liaise with Itaukei Affairs for further information.

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