Bahamas Ship Registry Expands

September 19, 2004By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines has announced that early next year it will transfer six of its cruise ships to the Bahamas Registry, joining 13 other Royal Caribbean ships already registered in The Bahamas and the 9 ships of its sister brand, Celebrity Cruises. The six, Enchantment of the Seas, Splendour of the Seas, Majesty of … Read More

Maritime Cadet Training

May 31, 2004By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Transport and Bahamas Maritime Authority introduced a Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps (BMCC) programme within the secondary schools in The Bahamas. Specifically, the BMCC aims to sensitise and prepare students in Grades 10-12 for careers in the maritime industry. Classes are held each Tuesday and Thursday, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. … Read More

BMA Seeking Technical Assistant

November 18, 2002By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The Bahamas Maritime Authority, a Bahamian public corporation responsible for administering The Bahamas Shipping Register, is advertising for a Technical Assistant to be based in its London office. The Bahamas Shipping Register currently is the third largest open register in the world, with over 1400 ships, totalling in excess of 34 million gross tons. The … Read More

Ship Registry Success Seen As Part Of Wider Appeal

October 22, 2002By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

**Maritime Board Named** Prime Minister Perry G. Christie yesterday named the new Bahamas Maritime Authority Board members, charging them with responsibility for monitoring maritime activity and increasing the Bahamas Ship Registry. The Ship Registry is considered to be the third largest in the world, with over 1400 ships, totalling in excess of 34 million gross … Read More

Bahamas Maritime Authority News

April 16, 2002By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The Bahamas: Undisputed Lead Flag For Cruise Ships The Bahamas fleet reads like a *”Who’s Who”* of international shipping. Cruise operators include well-known names such as Disney, Crystal, Radisson, Carnival, Seabourn, Holland-America, and Silver Line — and now Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, one of the world’s leading cruise companies. Currently there are more than 1400 … Read More

Bahamas Ship Registry

February 24, 2002By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

Last year saw an increase of 6% in shipping tonnage registered with the Bahamas Maritime Authority, with total gt now recorded at 32.5 million. Tankers account for 25% of ships flying the Bahamian flag, and cruise ships 12%. During 2001, the BMA finalised the computerization of the register, and introduced a new publication, *”The Complete … Read More

Bahamas Re-elected To IMO Council

December 10, 2001By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, Maritime

The Bahamas has been elected to a second two-year term on the Council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the United Nations (UN) agency for the safety of shipping and protection of the maritime environment. The Assembly, the IMO’s highest policy-making body headquartered in London, consists of160 member countries and meets once every two years. … Read More