November 22, 2019

Guyana and Suriname progress on requirements for Atlantic Seabob trawl fisheries

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Belize City, Friday, 30 August 2019 (CRFM)—The CRFM Continental Shelf Fisheries Working Group (CSWG) convened a meeting during 20-22 August in Georgetown, Guyana, to review the status and management of Atlantic Seabob (a commercially important shrimp) Fisheries of Guyana and Suriname. Both fisheries are certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), which means that they […]

MSC Cruises’ Seaside christened in star-studded Miami event

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By Tom Stieghorst, USA TODAY From wkyc3 MIAMI — MSC Cruises held its first-ever christening in North America for the just-completed MSC Seaside, the vessel it hopes will crack open the doors to further growth for the largely European brand. The 4,138-passenger ship will anchor MSC’s Caribbean itineraries with seven-day cruises starting Jan. 6. The […]

Caribbean expected to reach more than 10 million passengers in 2017

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From Cruise Industry News The Caribbean is projected to hit more than 10 million cruise passengers in 2017, according to the 2017-2018 Cruise Industry News Annual Report. The projection is for 9.6 million passenger on a double occupancy basis, up 6.0 percent from last year, but as the leading cruise brands sail at an average […]

MSC Cruises plans $200 million private Bahamian island

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By Arlene Satchell From Sun Sentinel MSC Cruises plans to spend 200 million to create a private island in the Bahamas called Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. (MSC Cruises) MSC Cruises plans 95-acre Ocean Cay south of Bimini MSC Cruises is adding a private island for Caribbean cruises. The European cruise operator on Thursday announced […]