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Charting a course: Women in modern maritime industries

Times are changing Not satisfied with a background role, women in today’s maritime industry are stepping forward and upward. Their impact - in shore-based and seagoing roles including female seafarers, captains of mega-ships, CEOs of shipping companies, and maritime lawyers, to name but a few - is thankfully becoming increasingly hard to ignore.

Cayman maintains shipbuilding tradition with a twist

Off island, Cayman maintains a strong reputation in the shipbuilding business. In particular, Cayman has risen as a recognised and reliable jurisdiction for managing yacht construction, overseeing 43% of new builds in the superyacht business

Coast Guard staffing to get boost

Government will be moving to increase personnel assigned to the Cayman Islands Coast Guard in the new year. Police Commissioner Derek Byrne, speaking in Finance...

Caribbean welcomes 18th Port State Control member

The Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands hosted the 23rd Committee meeting of the Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (CMOU) from June 27 to 29.

Public service larger, less Caymanian

The Cayman Islands public service had more overall employees than ever by the end of 2017, according to a human resources report released by the government last week. A total of 6,250 people worked for either the central government civil service or its associated statutory authorities and government-owned companies by Dec. 31, 2017.

Red Ensign conference addresses maritime security and Brexit

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.

Maritime Authority announces new board members

Cabinet has confirmed the appointments of four new members of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands. The members are Deputy Chairperson Sherice Arman, Director Clement Reid, Director Robb Maass and Director Gene DaCosta.

Ocean thermal company, CUC in power agreement

A Baltimore-based renewable-energy company has revealed a late-May accord with the Caribbean Utilities Company to generate approximately 8 percent of Cayman’s electricity using ocean-based technology that exploits variable water temperatures to create power.

Business in brief: IMPT to offer entry level accounting qualification

Women in Maritime Association to hold forum in Cayman; Kristina Powell receives Water Authority scholarship; Ogier announces scholarship recipient and more.

Shipping registry makes White List for 11th straight year

The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry, a division of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands, is on the White List in the 2015 annual Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for the 11th consecutive year.

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