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Monday 9 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
US border agencies will detain tuna and other seafood harvested by the Hangton 112, a Fijian flagged and owned fishing vessel, under a Withhold Release Order issued by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which claims the use of forced labour on the vessel. Flag states need to uphold international standards and perform proper oversight and safety of their ships, says the chair of a migrant workers union.
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Monday 12 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new landing barge that can transfer vehicles, cargo and passengers to beaches and islands that do not have wharves, was launched in Nuku'alofa on Saturday 10 July. Its operators hope that the government will support continuing shipping services to the two Niuas and also to smaller outer islands.
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Thursday 15 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 40th anniversary of shipping company, Pacific Forum Line (PFL), was celebrated last night by staff and guests at the Tanoa International Dateline Hotel in Nuku’alofa. The PFL was established in 1978 by the late King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV of Tonga, the late Sir Ratu Kamisese Mara of Fiji, and High Chief Malietoa Tanumafili II of Samoa, with its first meeting hosted at Tonga College.
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Friday 7 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new cargo ship MV Niuvakai is expected to start service this month, March 2014, and transport aid supplies to Ha'apai after it was bought by the Friendly Islands Shipping Agency.
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Tuesday 10 January 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An abandoned fishing boat that is leaking oil at Faua Harbour on the Nuku'alofa waterfront, after sinking at its berth well over a week ago, is one of several that are a concern for harbour users, while authorities are writing letters trying to force the owner to remove it.
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Tuesday 27 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
JAWS South Pacific Shipping Company in August began a direct general cargo service from Auckland to Vava'u and Ha'apai, using a multi-purpose cargo vessel, the MV St Theresa.
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Tuesday 2 March 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new inter-island ferry, currently being built in Japan, is scheduled to arrive in Nuku'alofa on 20 October this year to restart the domestic inter-islands ferry service in the first week of November.
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Sunday 6 December 2009
Auckland, New Zealand
The lack of interest in the tender from the Shipping Corporation of Polynesia is understandable. -Sefita Hao'uli
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Thursday 14 May 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Finding regional solutions to challenges faced by the Pacific Maritime sector such as the increasing regulation and requirements of the international and domestic shipping industries, was discussed during the Second Pacific Ministers for Maritime Transport Meeting that opened in Nuku'alofa today.
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Monday 31 May 1999

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The future is uncertain for Tonga’s Fuakavenga, and Samoa’s Forum Samoa, the two container ships that make regular visits to Nuku‘alofa. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 2, May 1999.
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