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FPTL to invest in new technologies and machines

December 14, 2018 7:34 am
Fiji Ports Terminal Limited Chairman Hasmukh Patel

In order to achieve further growth, the Fiji Ports Terminal Limited will be investing $5.5 million worth of capital expenditure.

Board Chair, Hasmukh Patel says the company will direct this funds towards investment in new technologies and machines.

Patel says a further quarter million dollars will also be invested into the upgrading of their staff’s skills with a wide range of training programmes both locally and internationally.

“Our shareholder Fiji Ports Corporation Limited is currently completing the restoration works on crane Amigo and having this second mobile harbour cane operational in Suva will boost our productivity and overall port efficiency to a new level.”

FPTL staff yesterday received their bonus pay-out of $376,000.

The pay-out is distributed amongst 435 staff consisting of permanent employees, registered relief workers and day contractors.