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Tragic explosion aboard NAI'A


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#1 echeng

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:26 PM

We were just informed that on Sunday evening, there was a tragic explosion aboard the popular Fiji liveaboard dive vessel, NAI’A. A team of ship painters were onboard the vessel during the explosion. One painter died, and two other workers were injured. NAI’A sustained significant damage and will cease operation until the cause of the incident is found and the vessel repaired.

NAI’A will contact customers with upcoming charters as soon as they have more details.
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#2 PeteAtkinson

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 07:21 PM

Nai'a have chartered MV Lycianda, a Blue Lagoon Cruises ship, to fill in while Nai'a is repaired. No doubt the superb crew from Nai'a will continue to offer great diving using big RIB's to drop divers in the best places.
Condolences to the Fijian families affected by this tragedy.