July 26, 2021

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Customs & Border Control Holiday Hours Department of Labour & Pensions Office Closure Please be advised that the Department of Labour & Pensions will be closed on Friday, 13th December 2019 from 12:00pm for our annual staff luncheon. Our doors will re-open for business at 9:00am on Monday, 16th December 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience this […]

Cayman: DVES mechanics undergo training in electric vehicle safety and service

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Five mechanics at the Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services (DVES) in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure are currently undergoing training in electric vehicle safety and service at the Department’s headquarters at North Sound Road in Grand Cayman. The training, which started on Wednesday, December 11, is first in a series of sessions […]

Cayman Islands: Minister Hew breaks ground for upgraded DVES facility

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• Minister Joey Hew leads team at groundbreaking for DVES redevelopment. • The redevelopment to be done in phases will provide much needed upgrades to a 40+ year facility. • Staff working conditions are expected to improve, leading to increased efficiency, in the workplace. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. […]

Cayman Islands’ Project Future identifies vehicle maintenance efficiencies

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A review carried out under the Project Future programme of public sector reform has identified a range of improvements to Government’s maintenance of light vehicles. The recommendations, set out in the review report, published on Monday, 31 October, 2016, have been endorsed by Cabinet for immediate improvement. As part of the Project Future Programme, Cabinet […]

Cayman Islands Government welcomes first electric vehicle

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Joint statement from Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services & Cayman Islands Postal Service The Cayman Islands Government welcomes the first fully electric vehicle to join its fleet today Wednesday, 23 December 2015. The Nissan e-NV200 carries a lithium-ion 24kWh battery, with an electric motor. The average energy cost of powering the van, equates to approximately […]

DEH apologises for Cayman’s garbage delays

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The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) apologises to our customers for delays in garbage collection services, especially the commercial service. There are still a number of mechanical issues with the fleet of vehicles and we are working closely with the Department of Vehicles and Equipment Services (DVES) to have the trucks operational and back in […]