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BMA’s CEO retires

Posted on: 16th January 2018

The BMA wishes to advise that Commodore Davy Rolle has retired from his role as Managing Director/CEO of the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) effective from the 15th January 2018.

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The Bahamas awarded Qualship 21

Posted on: 15th January 2018

The Bahamas has been awarded Qualship 21 by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for the year 2017/2018.

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The Bahamas is re-elected to IMO Council

Posted on: 18th December 2017

During the occasion of the 30th Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), The Bahamas secured re-election to the IMO Council for the 2018-2019 biennium. IMO is The United Nation’s specialized agency for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships. The IMO Council is the executive organ of […]

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The BMA a sponsor at the AMVER Award Ceremony and Dinner 2017

Posted on: 7th November 2017

The BMA was a sponsor at the AMVER Award Ceremony and Dinner 2017 hosted by the International Propeller Club of the United States (International Port Of Pireaus) on 02 November 2017).  The event was attended by BMA representatives George Zarvanos, Captain Dwain Hutchinson, Dimitris Tsiftsis, and Christios Papastapoulos (shown pictured left to right) who joined […]

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Bahamian cadets with Minister of Transport and BMA representatives

Posted on: 25th October 2017

The Honorable Frankie Campbell, Minister of Transport and Local Government was joined by Senior Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) executives.

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The Bahamas at Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 (slideshow)

Posted on: 30th March 2017

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The BMA at CMA 2017 (slideshow)

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8th Bahamian Pride Dinner hosted by The Society of Bahamian Merchant Mariners (slideshow)

Posted on: 24th March 2017

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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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