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Bahamas Maritime Authority to implement research into the mental wellbeing of seafarers

Date Posted
20 Apr 2021
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BMA News
BMA Seafarer COVID 19 Wellbeing Survey
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Full complement of BMA documentation now available electronically

Date Posted
22 Mar 2021
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BMA News
Bahamas Online Ship Registration System BORIS
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The Bahamas sees a positive future for shipping post COVID-19

Date Posted
3 Feb 2021
Category
BMA News
Bahamas Maritime Authority - News and Events

Crew change – observations from the frontline

Date Posted
26 Apr 2021
Category
BMA News

Merchant Navy Seafarer Forum

Date Posted
19 Apr 2021
Category
BMA News

International Women’s Day – “Women In Maritime – Finding Our Space”

Date Posted
9 Mar 2021
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BMA News

Peer recognition for Isabella Jones

Date Posted
8 Mar 2021
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BMA News

Join the Event – “Women In Maritime – Finding Our Space”

Date Posted
5 Mar 2021
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BMA News

Launching our new brochure

Date Posted
2 Mar 2021
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BMA News

Bahamas flagged reefer ships to benefit from WCPFC cooperation

Date Posted
22 Feb 2021
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BMA News
Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)

2021 牛年快乐 Happy Year of the Ox from all of the Team at The BMA

Date Posted
17 Feb 2021
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BMA News
Happy Chinese New Year!

The BMA is elected to the Advisory Committee of the IMSO

Date Posted
18 Jan 2021
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BMA News
The BMA is elected to the Advisory Committee of the IMSO

Season’s Greetings

Date Posted
17 Dec 2020
Category
BMA News

Eyesea gives us all the opportunity to support the marine environment

Date Posted
9 Dec 2020
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BMA News

Seafaring remains an attractive option for all genders

Date Posted
9 Dec 2020
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BMA News
Seafaring remains an attractive option for all genders as The Bahamas notices a sharp rise in the number of females enrolling into its Cadet Corps programme. Click here to find out more.

The BMA takes part in the first ever SheEO conference

Date Posted
2 Dec 2020
Category
BMA News

Support for Seafarers at Christmas

Date Posted
26 Nov 2020
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BMA News
The BMA support ICS Support for seafarers Christmas

Bahamian flagged refrigerated cargo ships to benefit from The Bahamas’ NEAFC membership renewal

Date Posted
26 Nov 2020
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BMA News
NEAFC Bahamas Registered Vessels Benefit from NEAFC membership

Achieving vessel compliance in the current and post COVID-19 world

Date Posted
26 Nov 2020
Category
BMA News

The Bahamas Maritime Authority commemorate 25 years with a brand-new website and fresh new look

Date Posted
26 Nov 2020
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BMA News
The BMA is delighted to launch its brand-new website and a rejuvenated look.

The BMA Launches Major Enhancements to its Online Registration Information System

Date Posted
2 Oct 2020
Category
BMA News
Bahamas Online Ship Registration System BORIS

A bespoke registration service from The BMA

Date Posted
1 Oct 2020
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Flag News
Bahamas Maritime Authority - Fleet Diversity

Crewing In Crisis – Please Join The Debate

Date Posted
1 Oct 2020
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BMA News

The Bahamas Maritime Authority is delighted to be a Partner of SHIPPINGInsight 20/20 – A Vision for the Decade.

Date Posted
1 Oct 2020
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BMA News

Securing Paris MoU White list status demonstrates the consistent quality performance of The Bahamas Flag

Date Posted
25 Sep 2020
Category
BMA News
LNG ship on sea

World Maritime Day 2020

Date Posted
24 Sep 2020
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BMA News
World Maritime Day

Day of the Seafarer

Date Posted
24 Jun 2020
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BMA News
BMA Thank You Seafarers

The BMA appoints Captain Ghulam Hussain as Deputy Director (Maritime Affairs)

Date Posted
20 May 2020
Category
BMA News

Time for a rethink on what a quality flag really is…

Date Posted
6 Apr 2020
Category
BMA News
Qualiship 21

COVID-19: General BMA information

Date Posted
17 Mar 2020
Category
BMA News
CRUISE Carnival fleet off Bahamas for crew repatriation

Postponement of Bahamas Maritime Week

Date Posted
16 Mar 2020
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BMA News
BMA News imagery

Virgin Voyages chooses to fly The Bahamas flag

Date Posted
27 Feb 2020
Category
BMA News
Virgin Voyages 3

The BMA joins the North American Marine Environment Protection Association

Date Posted
26 Feb 2020
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BMA News
BMA joins the North American Marine Environment Protection Association

Safe Boarding Round Table

Date Posted
26 Feb 2020
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BMA News
Safe Boarding Round Table

The Bahamas focuses on quality, partnership, sustainability and how the human element will fit with technology in 2020

Date Posted
20 Feb 2020
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BMA News
Bahamas Country Profile

The Bahamas is one of the first Council members to present its annual assessment payment to the IMO

Date Posted
11 Feb 2020
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BMA News
IMO - BMA

Captain Steve Bomgardner joins the growing team at The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Date Posted
28 Jan 2020
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BMA News

Cruise line stakeholder engagement – Miami, Florida

Date Posted
23 Dec 2019
Category
BMA News

Bahamas successfully re-elected to IMO Council

Date Posted
3 Dec 2019
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BMA News
Re-elected IMO Council

The Bahamas renews its NEAFC membership which will benefit Bahamian flagged refrigerated cargo ships

Date Posted
15 Nov 2019
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BMA News

BMA holds Technical Seminar and attends BSA AGM in Greece during the week of October 7th October 2019

Date Posted
16 Oct 2019
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BMA News
BSA AGM Greece 2019

BMA Promotional week in Japan, September 2019

Date Posted
4 Oct 2019
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BMA News
BMA Japan

World Maritime Day 2019: Inspiring Bahamian female students through shipboard experience

Date Posted
30 Sep 2019
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BMA News
World Maritime Day 2019

Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund Information

Date Posted
20 Sep 2019
Category
BMA News

Bahamas Shipowners Association (BSA) joins global efforts by contributing to Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund

Date Posted
16 Sep 2019
Category
BMA News

BMA and BSA annual meetings in Washington, USA

Date Posted
13 Sep 2019
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BMA News
BMA and BSA annual meeting

Hurricane Dorian Update

Date Posted
5 Sep 2019
Category
BMA News
Hurricane Dorian Update

Hurricane Dorian and the Islands of The Bahamas

Date Posted
2 Sep 2019
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BMA News
Hurricane Dorian Update

In Memory of BMA Deputy Director Christine Scavella

Date Posted
23 Jul 2019
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BMA News
Bahamas sunset

BMA activities in Greece

Date Posted
16 Jul 2019
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BMA News
BMA activities in Greece

The Bahamas Minister of Transport and Local Governments leads high level maritime delegation’s visit to IMO

Date Posted
16 Jul 2019
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BMA News
The Bahamas Minister of Transport

June 2019 saw Guyana hosting the Twenty-Fourth Meeting of the Caribbean Port State Control Committee

Date Posted
8 Jul 2019
Category
BMA News
Caribbean Port State Control Committee

Bahamas welcomes Marine Money New York attendees

Date Posted
4 Jul 2019
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BMA News

Bahamas’ promotional activities in Imabari

Date Posted
1 Jul 2019
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BMA News
Bahamas’ promotional activities in Imabari

The Bahamas Secures No. 2 Spot in latest Paris MoU Port State Inspection Listings

Date Posted
21 Jun 2019
Category
BMA News
Paris MoU

BMA at Nor-Shipping 2019

Date Posted
18 Jun 2019
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BMA News
BMA at Nor-Shipping 2019

BMA at Seatrade Cruise Global 2019

Date Posted
24 Apr 2019
Category
BMA News
BMA at Seatrade Cruise Global 2019

Appointment of Captain Dwain E. Hutchinson as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Date Posted
15 Apr 2019
Category
BMA News

BMA engages with industry stakeholders at CMA Shipping 2019

Date Posted
10 Apr 2019
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BMA News
BMA engages with industry stakeholders at CMA Shipping 2019

BMA and BSA meet the new Paris MoU Secretary General

Date Posted
19 Mar 2019
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BMA News
BMA and BSA meet the new Paris MoU Secretary General

Bahamas attends Caribbean regional meeting on the Blue Economy

Date Posted
8 Mar 2019
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BMA News
Blue Economy Regional meeting

Bahamas presents IMO Member State Assessment contribution for 2019

Date Posted
7 Feb 2019
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BMA News
Bahamas presents IMO Member State Assessment contribution for 2019

Bahamas records it’s lowest number of annual port state detentions

Date Posted
31 Jan 2019
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BMA News
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Hong Kong New Office Re-Location

Date Posted
23 Jan 2019
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BMA News
Hong Kong BMA Office

BMA engages with the cruise line sector at CLIA Executive Partner Summit in Miami

Date Posted
7 Dec 2018
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BMA News
CLIA Executive Partner Summit in Miami

BMA visit to the world’s largest passenger ship “Symphony of the Seas” during its inaugural visit to The Bahamas

Date Posted
22 Nov 2018
Category
BMA News
"Symphony of the Seas" visit

Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister Inaugurates The Bahamas Maritime Authority’s Tokyo Office

Date Posted
14 Nov 2018
Category
BMA News
Bahamas Maritime Authority’s Tokyo Office

AMVER Award Ceremony and Dinner 2018

Date Posted
5 Nov 2018
Category
BMA News

Bahamas Shipowners Association Annual General Meeting and Conference

Date Posted
24 Oct 2018
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BMA News
Bahamas Shipowners Association Annual General Meeting and Conference

BMA and BSA annual meeting with USCG and EPA

Date Posted
11 Oct 2018
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BMA News
BMA and BSA annual meeting with USCG and EPA

BMA at Posidonia 2018

Date Posted
18 Jun 2018
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BMA News
BMA at Posidonia 2018

National Maritime Week

Date Posted
29 May 2018
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BMA News
National Maritime Week

The Bahamas at Seatrade Cruise Global 2018

Date Posted
23 Apr 2018
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BMA News

Bahamas deposits its IMO Member State financial contribution for 2018

Date Posted
6 Feb 2018
Category
BMA News
Bahamas deposits its IMO Member State financial contribution for 2018

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (HK) Limited

Date Posted
31 Jan 2018
Category
BMA News
The Bahamas Maritime Authority (HK)

The London High Commissioner’s Courtesy call to the BMA

Date Posted
22 Jan 2018
Category
BMA News
The London High Commissioner’s Courtesy call to the BMA

BMA’s CEO retires

Date Posted
16 Jan 2018
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BMA News
BMA’s CEO retires

The Bahamas awarded Qualship 21

Date Posted
15 Jan 2018
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BMA News
The Bahamas awarded Qualship 21

The Bahamas is re-elected to IMO Council

Date Posted
18 Dec 2017
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BMA News
The Bahamas is re-elected to IMO Council

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

Date Posted
7 Nov 2017
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BMA News
The BMA a sponsor at the AMVER Award Ceremony and Dinner 2017

Bahamian cadets with Minister of Transport and BMA representatives

Date Posted
25 Oct 2017
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BMA News
Bahamian cadets with Minister of Transport and BMA representatives

The Bahamas at Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 (slideshow)

Date Posted
30 Mar 2017
Category
BMA News

The BMA at CMA 2017 (slideshow)

Date Posted
30 Mar 2017
Category
BMA News

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

Date Posted
24 Mar 2017
Category
BMA News

The Bahamas accedes to 1928 Convention on Private International Law

Date Posted
27 Feb 2017
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BMA News
The Bahamas accedes to 1928 Convention on Private International Law

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

Date Posted
14 Feb 2017
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BMA News

Bahamas sponsors CLIA Regulatory session

Date Posted
17 Jan 2017
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BMA News
Bahamas sponsors CLIA Regulatory session

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

Date Posted
17 Jan 2017
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BMA News
Bahamas ISPS Co-ordinator

The Bahamas at Posidonia 2016

Date Posted
22 Jun 2016
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BMA News

New York Office

Date Posted
31 May 2016
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BMA News
American flag

Posidonia 2016

Date Posted
13 May 2016
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BMA News

UN Secretary General visits IMO

Date Posted
5 Feb 2016
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BMA News
UN Secretary General visits IMO

The Bahamas Improves Standing in IMO Elections

Date Posted
27 Nov 2015
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BMA News
The Bahamas Improves Standing in IMO Elections

Bahamas Minister of Transport and Aviation visit

Date Posted
26 Nov 2015
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BMA News
Bahamas Minister of Transport and Aviation

Bahamas Maritime Authority Promotional Seminar in Athens, Greece

Date Posted
14 Nov 2015
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BMA News

The Bahamas Maritime Authority in Busan, South Korea

Date Posted
13 Nov 2015
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BMA News

Cruise Ship Familiarization

Date Posted
13 Nov 2015
Category
BMA News

The Bahamas at IMO Council 114th Session

Date Posted
30 Jun 2015
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BMA News

Bahamas elected as Vice Chair of Caribbean Port State Control Committee

Date Posted
15 Jun 2015
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BMA News

The Bahamas accedes to wreck removal convention

Date Posted
5 Jun 2015
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BMA News

The BMA at Nor-Shipping 2015

Date Posted
5 Jun 2015
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BMA News

New Chairman for BSA

Date Posted
29 May 2015
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BMA News

The BMA Attends CMA 2015

Date Posted
6 May 2015
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BMA News

BMA Annual Passenger Ship Meeting

Date Posted
5 May 2015
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BMA News

BMA meets with USCG Miami MSO personnel

Date Posted
5 May 2015
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BMA News

Maritime cadets visit Grand Bahama Ship Yard

Date Posted
28 Apr 2015
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BMA News

USA West Coast and Canada

Date Posted
27 Apr 2015
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BMA News

Top level BMA delegation in Japan

Date Posted
27 Apr 2015
Category
BMA News

High Commissioner and BMA Director Presents IMO Assessed Contribution

Date Posted
6 Feb 2015
Category
BMA News

The Bahamas Launches Re-election Campaign for IMO Council

Date Posted
5 Feb 2015
Category
BMA News

Prime Minister Christie addresses the BSA AGM in Nassau

Date Posted
2 Jan 2015
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BMA News