Rolls-Royce demonstrates world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark. Earlier this year, one of Svitzer´s tugs, the 28m long Svitzer Hermod, safely conducted a number of remotely controlled manoeuvres. From the quay side in Copenhagen harbour the vessel’s captain, stationed at the vessel’s remote … More Rolls-Royce demonstrates world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel

National maritime transport policy training in Antigua and Barbuda

(IMO) A three-day National Maritime Transport Policy (NMTP) workshop has been held in St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda (16-18 May). The event provided valuable knowledge and skills to those involved in the development, adoption and review of a NMTP in the country. The exercise is part of a series of workshops and seminars being delivered … More National maritime transport policy training in Antigua and Barbuda

Royal Caribbean and Miami-Dade County Break Ground To Build World-Class Cruise Terminal at PortMiami

MIAMI, March 8, 2017 – Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) together with Miami-Dade County, today broke ground for the new cutting edge cruise Terminal A at PortMiami. Terminal A will be a striking addition to PortMiami, serving as homeport to several Royal Caribbean International ships, including two of the world’s largest and most innovative … More Royal Caribbean and Miami-Dade County Break Ground To Build World-Class Cruise Terminal at PortMiami

ROYAL CARIBBEAN FINALIZES AGREEMENT WITH THE BAHAMAS TO GROW TOURISM TO THE DESTINATION

MIAMI, March 8, 2017 – The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International, has committed to a multi-year agreement with the island nation of The Bahamas that will help grow tourism to the destination, rapidly increase the cruise line’s employment of Bahamian nationals and invest in hospitality training to develop talent in the country. At … More ROYAL CARIBBEAN FINALIZES AGREEMENT WITH THE BAHAMAS TO GROW TOURISM TO THE DESTINATION

Path Paved To University Status For Caribbean Maritime Institute

The House of Representatives, last Tuesday, January 10, started debate on legislation to give the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) university status. The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Bill 2016 was piloted by Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry. It will repeal the Caribbean Maritime Institute Act, under which the institution operates. Henry said that the … More Path Paved To University Status For Caribbean Maritime Institute

House Approves Legislation For CMI To Be Upgraded To University

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) is one step closer to becoming a university after the House of Representatives this evening approved legislation to facilitate the upgrade. The legislation will now go to the Senate for debate and approval. Today, several members of the Lower House said the move has long been coming for the only … More House Approves Legislation For CMI To Be Upgraded To University

Coast Guard’s Third and Final ‘El Faro’ Hearing Set for February

The third and final Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of the American cargo ship El Faro has been scheduled for next month in Jacksonville, Florida. The hearing will take place on February 6, 2015, at the Prime F. Osborn Convention Center. It will examine additional elements of the investigation including crew … More Coast Guard’s Third and Final ‘El Faro’ Hearing Set for February