Fishing vessel runs aground

Update: 4:52PM A FISHING vessel ran aground on Wednesday evening this week at the Suva Harbour Passage.

This was confirmed by the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) CEO Vajira Piyasena today.

He said FPCL had established communication with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF), the vessel owner, agent and South Sea Towage Limited (SSTL) on the recovery of oil and to have the fishing vessel Lu Rong Yuan Yu 168 removed.

The vessel is to be removed within 21 days of the given notice. 

More in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times.