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TUGS: SVITZER EXPANDS PRESENCE

Svitzer has been expanding its presence in the Caribbean market for tugboat services. Its presence is increasingly obvious in the Caribbean oil sector,

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SAFETY: DRILLSHIP INSPECTIONS CHALLENGE

The cost of inspection of drillships of the Guyana coast could cost the country’s Labour Department more than 9,000 USD per trip. Under Guyanese laws, the offshore vessels which will be mining Guyana’s oil fields,

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OIL: GUYANA GETS RISKS COVERAGE

The World Bank approved a 20 million USD loan to Guyana to help prepare the country for several risks it is likely to encounter from its mining of oil and gas.

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OIL: ST. CROIX REFINERY UNDER RESUSCITATION

The oil refinery in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands now being resuscitated is expected to benefit from the stricter regulations for ships’ fuel, imposed by the International Maritime Organization.

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CRUISE: FLEETS KEEP GROWING

Within eight years, the cruise industry fleet is expected to increase by about 24% to reach 500 ships in service, up from just over 400 currently, says Cruise Industry News Annual Report 2019.

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CRUISE: GREAT LAKES HOT SPOT

As the idea of cruising open seas for recreation brought a new industry to the Caribbean, so it has to rivers and lakes in Europe and North America.

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CARGO: SENDING IT BACK

Malaysia has taken a firm decision to export about 3,000 tonnes of unusable, contaminated ‘recyclable’ garbage back to the countries from whence they came as the

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LITIGATION: CARNIVAL SUED FOR DOCKING IN CUBA

Two US citizens filed lawsuits against Carnival Corporation in the US for docking its ships in Cuban ports. Carnival immediately moved to have these cases dismissed by the court.

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PMAC MEETS IN FLORIDA – RECORD-BREAKING AGM

The 22nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Port Management Association of the Caribbean, June 26-28, was the largest such gathering in the history of the Association. Registration for the three-day event numbered 141 people, including representatives from 18 of PMAC’s 19-member ports.

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Portside Caribbean

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Mission Statement

To foster operational and financial efficiency and to enhance the level of service to the mutual benefit of
Caribbean Ports and their stakeholders, through the sharing of experience, training, information and ideas.