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February 12, 2016
Bahamas PM meets with Global Shipping giant in Geneva

Principal and founder of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Gianluigi Aponte and his senior management team met with Prime Minister Perry Christie and the Hawksbill Creek Agreement Cabinet Negotiating Committee, February 11, at MSCs headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland for two days of deliberations on matters relating to the expiring concessions under the Hawksbill Creek Agreement and growth...

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February 15, 2016
PM meets with global shipping giant MSC in Geneva

Principal and founder of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Gianluigi Aponte and his senior management team met with Prime Minister Perry Christie and the Hawksbill Creek Agreement Cabinet Negotiating Committee, February 11, at MSCs headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland for two days of deliberations on matters relating to the expiring concessions under the Hawksbill Creek Agreement and growth...

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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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Remarks by Prime Minister The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, M.P. on signing of the Heads of Agreement between The Bahamas Government and Mediterranean Shipping Company Limited MSC
December 17, 2015
Remarks by Prime Minister The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, M.P. on signing of the Heads of Agreement between The Bahamas Government and Mediterranean Shipping Company Limited (MSC)

Today gives rise to a major economic thrust in The Bahamas as we gather here to witness the signing of a Heads of Agreement between The Bahamas Government and Mediterranean Shipping Company Limited (MSC), the world’s second largest global shipping company and one of the largest and fastest growing cruise lines headquartered in Geneva.

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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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February 19, 2016
U.S. Embassy presents AMVER awards to Campbell Shipping Company

On Wednesday, February 17th, Lieutenant Commander Tom Gill, the U.S. Embassy’s Coast Guard Liaison Officer to The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, officially recognized award-winning Bahamian flagged vessels under Campbell’s Shipping Company for their strong participation during 2014 in the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) system.

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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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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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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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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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