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December 12, 2011
'Big project' planned for ACL Shipping

Condominiums and shops are being planned on the site of ACL Shipping, Guardian Business can reveal, signaling fresh investment downtown as containers and industry begin their relocation to Arawak Cay.

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February 27, 2011
Bahamas firm's vessel seized on 126k debt claim

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business
Editor

A BAHAMIAN shipping company has had one of its key vessels seized by US marshalls via court order and impounded in Palm Beach, after it was alleged not to have paid the Palm Beach Shipping Agency $126,347.19 for shipping-related services.

Nassau-based Dean's Shipping Company has seen its MV Legend vessel seized, and placed in the care of US-based Nation...

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December 06, 2010
'Every reason' for 8-10 shipping registry growth

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

The Bahamas shipping registry has "every good reason" to be growing at a rate of 8-10 per cent per annum, in line with the global shipping industry's expansion, a government minister said yesterday, adding that the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) had "achieved all of our goals for last year".

Earl Deveaux, minister of the environment, who has responsibi...

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February 12, 2012
New fee increases at apd affecting shipping charges

By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Business Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

FEE increases at the new Arawak Port Development (APD) affecting shipping companies may soon affect retailers and wholesalers, with one shipping company already announcing new charges due to increased operating costs associated with the port's new tariff structure.

Crowley has announced that due to increased operating cos...

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February 13, 2012
Shipping industry 'gone through hell'

By NATARIO MCKENZIE

Tribune Business Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

THE past three years have been "hell" for the shipping industry, to Arawak Port Development (APD) chief executive Mike Maura Jr said yesterday, adding that he did not believe carriers would pull out of Nassau "any time soon" given the container volume the $2.6 billion Baha Mar project is expected to generate.

Mr Maura to...

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July 20, 2013
Goodman trial: Evidence 'tested before being sent abroad'

SERGEANT Sheria King, head of the biology unit at the Royal Bahamas Police Force, testified yesterday that she tested biological evidence in the Kofhe Goodman case, before shipping some of the items for further testing abroad.

Ms King told the court she received several items for testing from detectives on the police force that were collected as evidence in the death of Marco Archer...

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April 20, 2012
Supermarket chiefs: Higher prices are coming

Top supermarket executives have banded together to deliver one clear message - new tariff increases at Arawak Cay will mean higher prices on food for consumers.
Rupert Roberts, the owner of Super Value, said the situation "is nothing complicated".
"When we pay less for merchandise, we sell for less. When we pay more, prices are going to rise," he added.
The supermarket chief is predicting a rise ...

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February 21, 2013
Christie Pushes GB Arbitration Center

Freeport, Grand Bahama - The prime minister is pursuing a shipping and aircraft registry in Grand Bahama linked with the establishment of an arbitration center, a move that would generate considerable prestige for the island. Perry Christie urged delegates at the Bahamas International Investment and Business...

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May 11, 2014
Nassau Container Port confirms 7.4 percent tariff rise in June

There will be a 7.4 percent increase in tariffs at the Nassau Container Port (NCP) beginning on June 8, but this increase could be adjusted downwards by at least 18 percent if Arawak Port Development Limited can successfully attract car shippers to offload vehicles at the Nassau port rather than Prince George Wharf, Guardian Business has learned.
Confirming the level of the rate increase to $28 pe...

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Press Statement by PLP on Tariff increase by Tropical Shipping.
January 03, 2013
Press Statement by PLP on Tariff increase by Tropical Shipping.

In the wake of the latest tariff increases announced by Tropical Shipping on all cargoes from the continental USA, Canada, the Caribbean and within The Bahamas, the Progressive Liberal Party calls on the government to intervene to put a stop to this madness.

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