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TMN cargo deal cost country dearly, says Taio

Friday 14 September 2018 | Published in Outer Islands

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TMN cargo deal cost country dearly, says Taio
The Layar Mas took on cargo for the northern islands yesterday, including a load of water for Penryhn which has been suff ering a shortage for some time. 1809132

The Ministry of Culture failed to take advantage of Taio Shipping Services’ final subsidised voyage for the year to the northern islands, opting instead to pay an extra $200,000 for a load of fuel and dangerous goods to be transported on the Cook Islands Towage barge Layar Mas, says company owner Tapi Taio.

The Ministry of Culture failed to take advantage of Taio Shipping Services’ final subsidised voyage for the year to the northern islands, opting instead to pay an extra $200,000 for a load of fuel and dangerous goods to be transported on the Cook Islands Towage barge Layar Mas, says company owner Tapi Taio.


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