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BMA at Seatrade Cruise Global 2019

Posted on: 24th April 2019

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) attended the annual Seatrade Cruise Global which was held 8 – 14 April 2019 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.   The main conference event focused on the state of the global cruise industry and the overall consensus is that optimism is high for the growth of the industry despite […]

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

Posted on: 15th April 2019

The Bahamas Maritime Authority PRESS RELEASE – Monday 15 April 2019 The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) announces the appointment of Captain Dwain E. Hutchinson as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Captain Hutchinson succeeds Commodore Davy F. Rolle, who stepped down as Director last year. “Captain Hutchinson brings to the BMA more than thirty […]

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BMA engages with industry stakeholders at CMA Shipping 2019

Posted on: 10th April 2019

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) was a sponsor and exhibitor at the 34th annual Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Shipping Conference from 2nd – 4th April, 2019. With more than 2,500 exhibitors and guests in attendance, the conference is one of the largest maritime conferences in North America and the BMA’s association with CMA spans over […]

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BMA and BSA meet the new Paris MoU Secretary General

Posted on: 19th March 2019

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) and the Board of The Bahamas Shipowners Association (BSA) met with the Paris MoU Secretariat on the 11th of March 2019 in the Hague, the Netherlands.

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Bahamas attends Caribbean regional meeting on the Blue Economy

Posted on: 8th March 2019

The Bahamas Maritime Authority formed a part of The Bahamas delegation led by Honorable Renward R. Wells (Minister of Transport and Local Government) at International Maritime Organization (IMO) High Level Symposium (HLS) for Caribbean Ministers of Transport and Caribbean Senior Maritime Administrators (SMA) Workshop whichwas held in Montego Bay, Jamaica from 26th February – 01 […]

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Bahamas presents IMO Member State Assessment contribution for 2019

Posted on: 7th February 2019

The Bahamas High Commissioner His Excellency Ellison E. Greenslade QPM and The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA), Acting Managing Director/CEO Captain Dwain Hutchinson presented The Bahamas’ annual Member State assessment payment to His Excellency Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).

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

Posted on: 31st January 2019

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) has recorded its lowest ever number of annual detentions following port state control (PSC) inspections with only 24 ships being detained in 2018.

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Hong Kong New Office Re-Location

Posted on: 23rd January 2019

Dear Valued Clients and Partners, We are pleased to inform you that our office has moved to the following new address, and that our office telephone and fax numbers remain unchanged. New address: Suite 813-14, Ocean Centre 5 Canton Road Tsimshatsui, Kowloon Hong Kong Tel: +852 2522 0095 Fax: +852 2522 0094 We apologize for […]

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

Posted on: 7th December 2018

BMA Acting Managing Director & CEO Captain Dwain Hutchinson, BMA Nassau Branch Manager Katie Clarke and BMA New York Registration Assistant Felicia Alleyne formed the Bahamas’ delegation at the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) Executive Partner Summit in Miami, USA.

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

Posted on: 22nd November 2018

The world’s largest passenger ship, SYMPHONY OF THE SEAS (228,081 gross tonnage), made her inaugural call to Nassau on Wednesday 14 November.

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

Posted on: 14th November 2018

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of The Bahamas, the Honourable Peter Turnquest has officially opened the Bahamas Maritime Authority’s (BMA) new office at Nishi-Shinbashi in the heart of Tokyo.

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AMVER Award Ceremony and Dinner 2018

Posted on: 5th November 2018

The BMA was a sponsor at the AMVER Award Ceremony and Dinner 2018 hosted by the International Propeller Club of the United States (International Port Of Pireaus) on 22 October 2018.

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