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Used cars destined for Cayman remain parked in Jamaica

Several hundred used vehicles destined for buyers in Cayman are sitting at a port in Kingston, Jamaica.

Divers, snorkellers must get port permission to visit Cali wreck

One of George Town's most popular snorkelling sites, the Wreck of the Cali in the harbour, is now off limits to snorkellers and divers unless they get special permission from the Port Authority.

Cayman port stays COVID-free

On the George Town waterfront, mornings are far different than they were a year ago. Cruise ship tourists no longer bustle through the port,...

‘Nothing to fear’ over Italian cruise ship

All passengers from an Italian cruise ship, the Costa Luminosa, were allowed to disembark in Grand Cayman Saturday morning, despite anxiety over the Coronavirus.

Government: We need enhanced cargo port

Government makes its case for upgrades to Cayman’s cargo port which was opened in back in 1977.

Cayman plastic plume startles harbour patrol

Delwin McLaughlin has been boating on the waters around Cayman for many years, but what he saw last Thursday stunned him: a floating stream of plastic more than a mile long in the ocean west of George Town.

Port Authority director post still vacant

The Cayman Islands Port Authority continues to look for a new port director.

Update: Campaign group calls for record turnout

“Caymanians now have an opportunity to control their destiny” Campaign group Cruise Port Referendum Cayman has welcomed the publication of the Referendum Bill and called...

Pipe laying vessel dots Cayman’s horizon

An oil rig ship drew the attention of some Grand Cayman residents over the weekend, as it came near the island’s shores.

Port Authority to hire 20 new staff

About a month before terminating the contracts of four senior employees, the Cayman Islands Port Authority board agreed to bring in 20 new staff members, records from a late July meeting show.

Port fires four senior staffers

The Cayman Islands Port Authority has terminated the contracts of four senior staff members, according to a brief statement issued Monday by the authority’s acting director.
Shipping containers at Port Authority

More scandal hits troubled Port Authority

Complaints of sexual harassment made by nine female employees at the Cayman Islands Port Authority against a senior male member of staff have not been substantiated, according to a review done by government’s Internal Audit Unit.

Port director suspended in internal investigation

Cayman Islands Port Authority Director Clement Reid was suspended Wednesday for “up to three months” in connection with an internal investigation at the authority.

Port director given second chance

The Cayman Islands Port Authority Board of Directors was “generally displeased” with the actions of its managing director, but not displeased enough to terminate his employment, according to correspondence released by the authority.

Port hires exceeded budget; agency short-staffed

A Cayman Islands Port Authority spending spree on new hires last year left the agency about $400,000 over budget and did not end up covering all the positions the authority said it needed to fill.

Police: No investigation of port engine ‘theft’

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service confirmed this week that it has no ongoing investigation into the unauthorized removal of boat engines belonging to the Cayman Islands Port Authority from a local marina.

Port report: Staff cost overruns, office upgrades, ‘theft’ of motors

A report finding potential fraud risks and alleging breaches of hiring rules at the Cayman Islands Port Authority was released by Auditor General Sue Winspear Friday, following numerous open records requests for the document.

Audit flags ‘irregularities’ in port finances, human resources

Financial, human resources and other administrative “irregularities” have been identified at the Cayman Islands Port Authority in a special audit completed earlier this year, the Cayman Compass has learned.

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