Bahamas Ship Registry Expands

July 14, 2011By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The CS Calvina, a 37,000 dry bulk carrier, is the latest vessel to be registered on the Bahamas Ship Registry. It was launched in China today and will join the fleet of Campbell Shipping Company Limited, a Bahamian company which operates from the Campbell Maritime Centre, West Bay Street. G.T.R. Campbell, another Bahamian based company, … Read More

Maritime Sector Offers Abundant Career Opportunities

June 16, 2011By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

Chandler Sands, Managing Director of Campbell Shipping and a featured speaker at the recent [Nassau Conference](, touts the huge potential for careers as seafarers, and calls on industry to meet the challenge of qualifying Bahamians to fill these roles. He estimates that a substantial number of new jobs can be created within in the maritime … Read More

High Interest in Toronto for BFSB Seminar

March 29, 2011By @BahamasFSBAsset Management, BFSB News, Industry News, International Issues, Maritime, Private Wealth Management, Securities Industry

More than 75 financial and business professionals from Toronto are expected to attend a seminar being coordinated by the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday March 30 at the Toronto Board of Trade, in the heart of the city’s financial district. ***Bahamas Landfall: Rediscovering The Bahamas*** will update participants on developments … Read More

Exciting and Challenging Opportunity for Young Bahamians

March 4, 2011By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The Bahamas Maritime Authority is offering another attractive scholarship to young, academically sound Bahamians who are keen to train for an exciting and challenging career in the maritime industry which is gaining increasing national importance. The scholarship is inclusive of tuition, fees, course material, accommodation, and transportation costs. Commencing in September 2011, the successful candidate … Read More

Prime Minister Opens BIMCATS and Touts International Services of The Bahamas

February 3, 2011By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham, Prime Minister of The Bahamas, presented welcoming remarks at the 3rd [Bahamas International Maritime Conference and Trade Show]( (BIMCATS) in Freeport today. The event is being sponsored by the Bahamas Maritime Authority, in association with the Bahamas Ministry of the Environment. The Prime Minister spoke to the impressive Bahamas … Read More

Bahamas Yacht Registry

January 20, 2011By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

Last October the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) announced the official launch of the Bahamas Yacht Registry. Writing recently for the International Law Office, [Laura D. Harris]( of Lennox Paton’s UK Office says The Bahamas is an ideal location for enhanced yacht services, with its well-established tourism industry, attractiveness to high-net-worth individuals, availability of wealth-management services, … Read More

Bahamas Maritime Authority Opens Hong Kong Office

October 25, 2010By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, International Issues, Maritime

The Rt. Hon. H.A. Ingraham, M.P., Prime Minister of The Bahamas, was in Hong Kong today for the official opening of the [Bahamas Maritime Authority]( (BMA) Office. The Prime Minister said, *“Today, The Bahamas is a vibrant and growing maritime centre. It is estimated that maritime affairs now represents a vital 20% of our economy. … Read More

Masters Degree in Maritime Logistics

August 5, 2010By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

Bahamas-based [Gadites Maritime and Navigational Institution]( (GMNI) has merged with Caribbean Maritime Institute to deliver a Master’s of Science Degree programme in Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Management. This is a post graduate qualification which combines lectures, research, project work and assessment. Learning outcomes at this level include the enhancement of specific professional or vocational … Read More

Bahamian Chair for IMO Sub-Committee

July 14, 2010By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The Deputy Director of the [Bahamas Maritime Authority]( (BMA), Captain Dwain Hutchinson, has been elected chairman of the [International Maritime Organisation]( (IMO) Flag State Implementation (FSI) Sub-Committee – the first time since the inception of the FSI at IMO that this Sub-Committee has been chaired by a representative from any of the major flag states. … Read More