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Letter: A rebuttal to the premier’s Chamber of Commerce address

They say the project will yield $245 million in economic benefits. An interesting figure. Where does this come from and, more importantly, who does it go to?

Jolly Roger runs aground for second time in month

Cayman’s iconic pirate-themed ship The Jolly Roger ran aground in George Town harbor amid rough seas Tuesday for the second time in a month.

Still waiting

Today's editorial cartoon.

EDITORIAL – Cruise pier: To be or not to be?

As readers can see for themselves, the “pro” and “con” sides differ on many aspects of the port proposal, but what everyone should agree on is that the cruise dock would constitute the single largest and most influential public works project in the history of Cayman, the impact of which will reverberate through the tourism sector and wider economy, far exceeding the capital cost of the project, whether that turns out to be $150 million, $200 million or more.

Letter: Give people a say in cruise berthing project

Unfortunately, the current lack of transparency by the government fuels more speculation by the day and leads to many questions ...

Ship owners face charge over displacement of Eden Rock coral

Two companies involved in the ownership of the cargo vessel Saga were named as defendants in Summary Court Tuesday in a charge relating to displacement of coral without authority at Eden Rock.

UK Navy arrives for disaster response exercises

Some crew members of the RFA Mounts Bay landing ship, background, right, arrive in the George Town harbor Thursday morning.

Bids sought for George Town cruise project

Tourism officials are seeking bids from contractors to pre-qualify for the project to design and build a new cruise terminal in George Town harbor.

UPDATED: Dive boat sinks in George Town harbor, salvaged from ocean floor

A dive boat sank in George Town harbor in stormy weather last week and had to be salvaged Thursday.

Financial formula sought for port project

Government is seeking consultants to help it find a funding formula to finance the cruise port project. Plans for two new piers in George Town harbor were given the green light a year ago. Since then, engineers have been working to reduce the environmental impact of the design before the project goes out to bid.

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