Government Hails Potential of Bahamas Maritime Sector

February 15, 2010By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime, Newsletter

Long-term growth and development for The Bahamas can be achieved through the maritime sector Minister of the Environment Earl Deveaux told key players attending [The Bahamas International Maritime Conference and Trade Show]( (BIMCATS), that was held in Freeport, Grand Bahama from February 9 to 12. *”The Bahamas, and in particular Grand Bahama, serves as a … Read More

Boosting the Maritime Industry

February 3, 2010By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

Minister of the Environment, the Hon. Earl Deveaux has announced that the Bahamas Government is looking to amend legislation to help boost the maritime industry. His comments came during yesterday’s media conference on the [Bahamas International Maritime Conference and Trade Show]( (BIMCATS), scheduled to open next week in Grand Bahama. The event is being hosted … Read More

Plans on Track for Maritime Conference

January 25, 2010By @BahamasFSBMaritime

The upcoming [Bahamas International Maritime Conference and Trade Show]( (BIMCATS) will be one of the first official engagements for Commodore Davey Rolle, who was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) in December. To be held under the theme, *’The Maritime Sector and the Environment*’, this year’s conference take … Read More

Latest Vessel on the Bahamas Ship Registry

January 6, 2010By @BahamasFSBMaritime

The Hon. Earl Deveaux, Minister of the Environment, today attended the commissioning ceremony of the newest vessel on the Bahamian ship registry in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. The CS Caroline was built in Jaingsu Province, Peoples Republic of China, by Tsuji Industries (Jiangsu) Co. Ltd. and designed by Algoship Designers Limited. G.T.R. Campbell Marine … Read More

BMA Has New Managing Director

December 24, 2009By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The Hon. Earl D. Deveaux, Minister for The Environment, has announced the appointment of Commodore Davey F. Rolle, former Commander of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, as the first Bahamian Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA). The BMA, which administers the third largest ship register in the world, has … Read More

Posidonia 2010

December 16, 2009By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The 22nd Posidonia exhibition will open its gates in June 2010 to welcome the international shipping community, at the Hellenikon Exhibition Centre (site of the former Athens Airport). Already the largest maritime nations and the most prestigious shipping organizations have confirmed their participation, with a reported 80+ countries and 20 national pavilions confirmed for the … Read More

Bahamas International Maritime Conference and Trade Show

December 14, 2009By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime, Newsletter

The [Bahamas International Maritime Conference and Trade Show ]( will be held in Freeport, Grand Bahama on February 9-12, 2010. Theme for the 2010 event will be *“The Maritime Sector and The Environment”*. The Ministry of The Environment, along with public and private sector partners, will host the conference with the objective of highlighting the … Read More

Maritime Careers

March 25, 2009By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

***Exciting and Challenging Opportunities for Young Bahamians…*** The Bahamas Maritime Authority is once again offering attractive scholarships 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. These generous scholarships are inclusive of tuition, fees, course material, accommodations … Read More

Maritime Affairs: A Truly Globalised Industry

November 19, 2008By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

**The Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham, M.P. Prime Minister Commonwealth of The Bahamas** Providing remarks during the Opening Ceremony for the **Bahamas International Maritime Conference and Trade Show (BIMCATS)** today, Prime Minister Ingraham described host city Freeport not only as the nation’s second city, but its industrial centre and maritime humb. Speaking to The Bahamas … Read More