TC Keni: Port operations close
10 April, 2018, 12:02 am
Update: 12:02PM VESSEL and cargo operations at the Fiji Ports Terminal have stopped since yesterday until further notice.
The Fiji Ports Authority Corporation Limited (FPCL) has issued a statement calling on owners and agents of vessels moored to their buoys to be clear all vessels and seek a safe haven at allocated positions.
“Agents please advise your vessel/shipowners to keep a swinging circle of two cables while at anchorage. Vessel and crew safety is ultimately the responsibility of the Master and owners. Other bigger container vessels, Clinkers are also requested to move outside the Harbour to drift,” said the statement.
“Foreign fishing vessels requesting the Draunibota anchorage may be assisted by pilot boats or tugs. Shipping and Fishing Agents whose vessels are schedule to arrive within the next 24 to 48 hours are to advise your respective vessels of the TC alert.”