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The Bahamas at IMO Council 114th Session

Posted on: 30th June 2015

HE Eldred Bethel, High Commissioner and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), headed The Bahamas’ Delegation to the 114th Session of the IMO Council from 29 to 3 July 2015.

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Bahamas elected as Vice Chair of Caribbean Port State Control Committee

Posted on: 15th June 2015

Whilst being widely known for its flag state activities, The Bahamas being an island nation has port state responsibilities and obligations.

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The Bahamas accedes to wreck removal convention

Posted on: 5th June 2015

The Bahamas has become the 22nd Contracting State to the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks.

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The BMA at Nor-Shipping 2015

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Norway remains a major shipowner market and the BMA hosted a half day seminar during the occasion of the bi-annual Nor-Shipping 2015.

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New Chairman for BSA

Posted on: 29th May 2015

John Adams has been elected as the new Chairman of the Bahamas Shipowners Association (BSA).

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The BMA Attends CMA 2015

Posted on: 6th May 2015

The Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) 2015 conference brought exciting prospects for new business relationships to the BMA.

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BMA Annual Passenger Ship Meeting

Posted on: 5th May 2015

BMA holds annual meeting with its passenger ship owners,

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BMA meets with USCG Miami MSO personnel

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USCG and The BMA reaffirms commitment on exchanging information between ports.

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Maritime cadets visit Grand Bahama Ship Yard

Posted on: 28th April 2015

Grand Bahama students who are in the 12th grade and participate as part of the Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps took time during their mid-term break to visit industrial sites which are involved in the maritime industry.

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USA West Coast and Canada

Posted on: 27th April 2015

Another top level delegation conducted meetings over a 4-day period with senior managers from Chevron, Lindblad Expeditions, Windstar Cruises, Holland America and Teekay Shipping.

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Top level BMA delegation in Japan

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BMAs most senior executives led a delegation on a one-week visit to Japan.

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High Commissioner and BMA Director Presents IMO Assessed Contribution

Posted on: 6th February 2015

The Bahamas presented its annual assessment contribution to The International Maritime Organisation on Friday, 30th January, 2015 at the headquarters in London, England.

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