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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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Bahamas Shipowners Association Annual General Meeting and Conference

Posted on: 24th October 2018

The BMA joined its Bahamian shipowners and representatives from the maritime industry at the Bahamas Shipowners Association (BSA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) which  was held in London on 16th October 2018.

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BMA and BSA annual meeting with USCG and EPA

Posted on: 11th October 2018

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) and Executives of The Bahamas Shipowners Association (BSA) held their annual meeting with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington from 4 – 5th September 2018.

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BMA at Posidonia 2018

Posted on: 18th June 2018

Posidonia 2018, the International Shipping Exhibition was held Greece on 04 – 08 June 2018 with a record number of almost 22.000 visitors.

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National Maritime Week

Posted on: 29th May 2018

The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) held its inaguaral Bi-Annual Maritime Week, commencing the 6th – 11th, May 2018.

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The Bahamas at Seatrade Cruise Global 2018

Posted on: 23rd April 2018

The Bahamas Maritime Authority, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, was proud to host the CLIA Executive Partner and Seatrade Speakers Reception, during Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Fort Lauderdale, USA.

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Bahamas deposits its IMO Member State financial contribution for 2018

Posted on: 6th February 2018

Bahamas High Commissioner His Excellency Ellison E. Greenslade QPM presented The Bahamas’ annual assessment payment to His Excellency Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).

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