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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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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 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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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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July 16, 2012
ACL shipping shutting down in Bahamas, U.S.

A major shipping company is closing down operations in both The Bahamas and the U.S., putting at least 12 Bahamians out of work.
Atlantic Caribbean Line (ACL), representing around 120 containers per week into the country, has terminated all operations, effective immediately.
Garth Rolle, the Nassau Port Director for ACL, confirmed that 12 Bahamians in Nassau and Freeport have lost their jobs.
"It'...

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May 01, 2013
Shipping executives gather for conference

MORE than 200 of the region's most prominent shipping executives will converge on Grand Bahama for the 12th annual Caribbean Shipping Association Conference.

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October 06, 2011
TOP SHIPPING FIRM TO CLOSE

By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Business Reporter

nmckenzie@
tribunemedia.net

A MAJOR shipping company will shut down its Nassau operations within the next three to four weeks, Tribune Business can reveal, resulting in the loss of 29 jobs. Bay Street-based Seaboard Marine was said to have lost "millions" due to a "saturated market".

"They will be shutting down their Nassau operations within three ...

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