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 accredited maritime training institution in the English-speaking Caribbean.

Transport Minister Mike Henry said the upgrade will help the CMI, to be known as the Caribbean Maritime University, meet local and regional demands for engineer and other professional shipping and seafaring skills and services.


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