May 8, 2021

UKHO conducts seabed mapping in the Cayman Islands

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The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has chartered two boats to survey the waters off Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac as part of the UK’s Overseas Territories Seabed Mapping Programme (OTSMP) commitments. The survey data gathered will be used to produce more accurate navigation charts and guides, improving access for trade and tourism related industries […]

Caribbean cruise line ordered to pay US$40 million for illegal dumping

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CMC From Nation News Barbados MIAMI – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says a Caribbean cruise line has been ordered to pay a US$40 million penalty – the largest-ever for crimes involving deliberate vessel pollution – related to illegal dumping overboard of oil contaminated waste and falsification of official logs in order to […]