November 14, 2019

Cayman: Serious boating incident in North Sound, 1 man missing, 1 dead. UPDATE: Police appeal for assistance in search

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From RCIPS UPDATE: Police can confirm that the search has now been concluded and would like to thank the public and volunteers for their assistance. Further updates will follow. [Cayman27 have just reported on their 6pm news that the missing man was found dead and the female passenger is in a coma with a serious brain […]

The Editor speaks: Not going up – extending out

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Hot on the heels of the premise of going up into the skies with sky scrapers, because we are running out of land, plans are now at foot to extend outwards. Well, the airport runway. The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) have asked contractors to bid on extending the runway of the Owen Roberts International […]

Cayman Islands: Water-related death in North Sound,

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From RCIPS 29 Nov 2018 Shortly after 12:00PM yesterday, Wed 28 November, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a report of a person in distress in the waters of the North Sound. A man had been out on a snorkeling trip when he lost consciousness after entering the water. He was assisted back aboard the vessel […]

Cayman Islands DoE warns of discarded fishing line danger

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Department of Environment [DoE] conservation officers were called to assist a sea turtle that had become entangled in discarded fishing line Saturday, 13 October, in Grand Cayman’s North Sound. A member of the public noted the turtle, a juvenile Hawksbill, was having difficulty, but the resident couldn’t manage to assist or free it on his […]

Cayman Islands’ JMU assists three vessels in distress last Sunday, 30 September

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Last Sunday afternoon, 30 September, Joint Marine Unit officers on board the Niven D answered three separate vessels-in-distress calls from two wave runners and a boat. JMU officers are reminding all boaters and wave runner riders to make sure that their vessels are properly equipped with lights and other safety gear, and that communication devices […]

Summer Fun Wrap Up

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Cayman Islands National Trust Wraps Up Summer Fun The National Trust/Art Nest Camp 2017, titled “Art of Nature”, was one of the last opportunities for children to enjoy weeks of supervised summer fun. Held at the Trust’s operational base, adjacent to the popular seaside location of Dart Park, it offered a range of nature and […]

Cayman Islands: Coordinated rescue of vessel in distress in North Sound with members of the public last Sat, 22 July

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From RCIPS Coordinated Rescue of Vessel in Distress in North Sound with Members of the Public Last Saturday, 22 July Just before 7PM on Saturday, 22 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police to a call from a person on board a boat in North Sound, between Stingray City and Safe Haven, that was having […]

UPDATED: Cayman Islands Joint Marine and DoE Officers track suspected conch poachers; canoe abandoned near Barkers

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From RCIPS Mar 14 2017 Poachers; Canoe Abandoned Near Barkers Update: Men Suspected of Marine Offences Arrested Both of the men believed to have been in the canoe fleeing Joint Marine and DoE officers yesterday have been located and are in good health.  Both have been arrested on suspicion of marine offences and are currently […]

Cayman Islands: Water related death [Man named]

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From RCIPS: UPDATE: The RCIPS has now released the identity of the man who died following a boating accident on New Year’s Day. He was Dale Gerald Ebanks (49) of West Bay. Jan 2 2017 9:52 AM Sunday, 1 January, around 6:15pm the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched Police and ambulance services to a report at the […]

Ocean Frontiers snorkel adventures

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Cayman Islands’ Ocean Frontiers expands snorkel adventures ahead of high season East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Cayman’s warm clear waters and vibrant reefs attract divers and snorkelers from around the world, and the number of visitors is expected to climb in 2017.With its spirit of adventure and a desire to offer new and […]