October 14, 2019

Caribbean commitment to IMO standards to support the blue economy

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From Hellenic Shipping News Caribbean States and Territories have re-affirmed their commitment to implementing IMO standards for safe, secure and sustainable shipping. This is part of wider efforts to intensify investments and harness the full potential of the oceans, rivers and lakes to accelerate economic growth, create jobs and fight poverty. Ministers responsible for maritime […]

Marshall Islands back plan forcing a dirty global polluter to clean up its act

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BY MARK KAUFMAN From Mashable The Environmental Minister of the Marshall Islands, David Paul, left the low-lying tropical islands last week and flew to London. He journeyed all that way to stand in front of a packed room at the United Nations International Marine Organization (IMO) and emphasize that Marshallese children may have to one […]

Jamaica elected to IMO Council

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From Jamaica Gleaner Jamaica has re-established its position at the heart of international maritime rule-making following its election to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Council on December 1 during the IMO 30th General Assembly meeting. Jamaica was elected Category C Council member and will serve for the 2018-2019 biennium. Speaking at the IMO’s 30th Assembly […]

Supporting Maritime Women of the Caribbean

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By Aiswarya Lakshm From Marine Link Work to support women in the Caribbean maritime industry is underway with the first conference of the Women in Maritime Association Caribbean (WiMAC) taking place in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (5-9 September). Under the theme “Charting the course for generations of women” the conference is drafting a strategic and […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s speech to WiMAC

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Welcome to Women in Maritime Association Caribbean conference By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 8:30 a.m., Monday, 5 September, 2016 Marriott Hotel, Grand Cayman (Protocol) Good morning, On behalf of the Government and the Cayman Islands people it is my pleasure to bring you a warm Caymanian welcome to this first Women in […]