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July 15, 2011
UN shipping agency adopts new rules on emissions

LONDON -- The U.N. agency regulating international shipping decided Friday that the global merchant marine, which ferries most of the world's trade, must meet energy efficiency standards and cut carbon pollution.

The decision by a powerful committee of the International Maritime Organization attacks a growing source of greenhouse gases and is the first measure on climate change to apply equally...

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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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February 14, 2011
Fire rages on Bay Street

Firefighters and defence force officers are battling a raging fire at this hour that started at the Betty K Agency Ltd. on Bay Street.
According to police, the fire started shortly before 8 a.m. today, and has spread to surrounding buildings, including The Pub, a sports bar located west of Betty K and a number of buildings in the rear of the shipping company.
The shipping agency’s building i...

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Emergency personnel trained in hazardous materials and rescue response
December 19, 2008
Emergency personnel trained in hazardous materials and rescue response

More than a dozen local first responders and rescue crews received four days of intense training in Freeport last week. Participants learned specialised skills to enable them to assess and respond to emergency situations.

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December 17, 2019
National Skills-Building Program Announces 1st Industry Council

Skills for Current and Future Jobs in The Bahamas, a $50-million initiative of the Government of The Bahamas and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), recently announced the formation of the Maritime Sector Skills Council, its first official council of industry advisors...

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December 02, 2019
The Bahamas Elected to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council 2019-2021

BAHAMAS ELECTED TO THE COUNCIL OF THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION

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April 18, 2019
Arawak Port Development Celebrates 10 Years as a Regional Commercial Shipping Leader

BISX-listed Arawak Port Development Ltd. (APD), which has been heralded as “an example The Bahamas should be proud of” by the Inter-American Investment Corporation, celebrated ten years as a pioneer in the commercial shipping industry in February...

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November 01, 2018
Carnival Cruise Line Sought to Hire 65 Bahamians during Recruitment visit to Nassau

In keeping with the Government of the Bahamas’ mandate to increase the amount of Bahamians employed in the Maritime Sector, the Ministry of Labour, in conjunction with other industry partners...

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December 21, 2017
The Bahamas re-elected to the International Maritime Organization Council

The Bahamas secured re-election to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council for the 2018-2019 biennium, during the 30th Assembly of the Organization...

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February 17, 2011
Bay St fire 'started in phone box'

THE government confirmed yesterday that the fire that ravaged an historic Bay Street block on Monday probably started in a faulty telephone electrical box in the C Trevor Kelly building.

In announcing that the area may soon be converted into a downtown waterfront green space yesterday, Minister of Environment Earl Deveaux said the Fire Marshall has concluded his investigation and found that the f...

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