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The Bahamas accedes to 1928 Convention on Private International Law

Posted on: 27th February 2017

On February 22, 2017, the Convention of Private International Law of 1928, also known as the Bustamante Code, entered into force for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, as stated by its articles 4 and 6.

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The Bahamas’ application for Cooperating Non-Contracting Party status to the NEAFC has been renewed.

Posted on: 14th February 2017

The Bahamas’ application for Cooperating Non-Contracting Party status to the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) has been renewed for the year 2017.

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Bahamas sponsors CLIA Regulatory session

Posted on: 17th January 2017

The Bahamas Maritime Authority sponsored the Regulatory and Technical  Session during the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Executive Partner Summit that was held 14 – 16 November 2016 in Miami, Florida.  The BMA’s Deputy Director Captain Dwain Hutchinson participated on the panel that discussed regulatory matters affecting the passenger ship sector and the photograph shows […]

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Newly appointed Bahamas ISPS Co-ordinator meets the Passenger Ship Owners

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Lt Cmdr Ricardo Barry, the Bahamas ISPS Co-Ordinator used the occasion of the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) Executive Partner event to meet with the Security Officials of some of the Cruise Lines who own private facilities within The Bahamas.  The meeting was welcomed by the Cruise lines as it enabled an exchange of views […]

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The Bahamas at Posidonia 2016

Posted on: 22nd June 2016

Please click on one of the small photographs below to view some of the moments from Posidonia 2016… …see you in 2018                    

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New York Office

Posted on: 31st May 2016

Following the completion of the New York office building renovations the office will re-open tomorrow, Tuesday June 21st and will be fully functioning for all your Registration requirements.

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Posidonia 2016

Posted on: 13th May 2016

Join us, The BMA, along with The Bahamas Shipowners Association, The Bahamas Ministry of Financial Services & Investments and The Bahamas Financial Services Board at the essential calendar event Posidonia 2016.

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UN Secretary General visits IMO

Posted on: 5th February 2016

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki moon on Wednesday (3rd February, 2016) visited the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for ship safety, maritime security and prevention of pollution from ships. Bahamian officials attended the special sitting addressed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at IMO Wednesday. […]

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The Bahamas Improves Standing in IMO Elections

Posted on: 27th November 2015

LONDON, ENGLAND – The Bahamas was successful in its re-election to the Council of The International Maritime Organization during elections at The 29th IMO Assembly held in London.

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Bahamas Minister of Transport and Aviation visit

Posted on: 26th November 2015

Bahamas Minister of Transport and Aviation, the Honourable Glenys Hanna Martin visited The BMA London Office.

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Bahamas Maritime Authority Promotional Seminar in Athens, Greece

Posted on: 14th November 2015

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) held a one-day seminar, on Tuesday 6th October at The Metropolitan (Chandris) Hotel, Athens, Greece.

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The Bahamas Maritime Authority in Busan, South Korea

Posted on: 13th November 2015

The Bahamas Maritime Authority on a promotional tour in Busan, South Korea.

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