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April 08, 2020
Local shipping company not allowed to access imported medical supplies

A representative of a local shipping company is dismayed after being told by US officials that they will not be allowed to access imported medical supplies to help in the fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus.

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January 17, 2017
Prime Minister Christie's address at The Mediterranean Shipping Company Cruise Port Ground Opening

Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome back to The Bahamas Mr. Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Cruises, and to once again thank him and the Aponte family for their continued interest in and support of The Bahamas.

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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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Shipping company signs deal for 100m port
December 17, 2015
Shipping company signs deal for 100m port

THE Mediterranean Shipping Company yesterday committed to the construction of a $100m private island cruise port, set to get underway at Sandy Cay in early 2016...

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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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Prime Minister and Ministers with Mediterranean Shipping Company Executives
December 07, 2015
Prime Minister and Ministers with Mediterranean Shipping Company Executives

President and CEO of Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. Diego Aponte, and Executive Chairman Pierfrancesco Vago are pictured during recent meetings in London with Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie.

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June 12, 2015
Angry customers complain over shipping company

ENTICED by the promise of low, flat rates and next day delivery, clients of a local shipping firm now say they "were misled and taken advantage of" by a company they claim, "doesn't do legitimate business".

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September 26, 2014
Shipping company making headway

A new local freight forwarding company aims to ultimately become "a UPS or FedEx of The Bahamas," according to its founder.
In an interview with Guardian Business, Mr. Ship It (MSI) Founder and Managing Director Jurelle Nairn said that MSI, which opened its doors less than four weeks ago, had already received considerable interest with nearly 1,700 registered accounts.
"As of right now we have 1,6...

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February 03, 2011
Shipping company aiming to double fleet

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT - With 13 bulk carriers already, Bahamas-based Campbell's Shipping Company is seeking to double its fleet within the next year, a company executive said yesterday.

Jamaal Smith, assistant manning manager of Campbell's Shipping, said the vessels in their fleet represent a total of 15,000 tons or the size of two footb...

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October 04, 2011
Fourth largest shipbuilding company in world signs contract with Campbell Shipping

Campbell Shipping Company yesterday signed a $30 million contract for a Japanese built vessel. The contract was signed with Imabari Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. of Japan.
The contract is for a 38,000 Ton Dry Bulk Carrier and delivery is expected in 2013. The new vessel will be registered on the Bahamian Ship Registry and will increase the Campbell fleet of ships to 16.
The ceremony took place at the Balm...

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