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Changes to the Cayman Islands Gambling Law made two years ago to encourage cruise ships to register here, in the same way yachts or merchant marine ships do, have not accomplished their stated purpose.
Maritime security and Brexit’s impact on the operation of ships flying under the Union Jack were among topics at the Red Ensign Group Conference in the Cayman Islands, where shipping authorities and regulators from across the Commonwealth met last week.
An uncertain global trade environment set the tone for the fifth annual Cayman Islands Shipping and Yachting Summit at the Grand Cayman Marriott Resort on Monday.
The International Chamber of Shipping featured the Cayman Registry as one of the top-of-class states in its 2016/2017 annual Flag State Performance Table for the sixth year running. The International Chamber of Shipping is the principal international trade association for the shipping industry, committed to the technical, legal, employment affairs and policy issues affecting international shipping.