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Kadiyala First Caymanian Marine Surveyor
31/01/2013
George Town, CAYMAN ISLANDS: As the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry celebrates its 110th anniversary, it also welcomes Saagar Kadiyala to the position of qualified marine surveyor. Saagar Kadiyala first joined the Shipping Registry in 2009 as a trainee surveyor, and in December 2012 completed...
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Another success!
26/09/2012
Cayman Yacht Seminar 2012 - Another success! The Cayman Yacht Seminar held during the Monaco Yacht Show 2012, "was another resounding success", reports Greg Evans – Director, Global Safety and Compliance of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands. Around 60 invited guests attended the Salon...
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Cayman Retains USCG Qualship 21 Status
27/06/2012
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has again recognized MACI for their excellent Port State Control record and listed them as one of the few qualifying Flag Administrations eligible for the prestigious Qualship 21. Qualship 21 is the USCG’s matrix system of extending recognition to "foreign"...
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NOTICE – MACI Online Services Temporarily Interrupted
14/06/2012
As part of our ongoing commitment to provide quality service to our valued clients, please be advised that there is a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday, 16th June between the hours of 12:00 PM (17:00 GMT) and 6:00 PM (23:00 GMT) and the following online services will be unavailable during...
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Scholarship Could Lead to Dynamic Career
04/04/2012
George Town, Grand Cayman — Cayman has a rich maritime history – boat building, seafaring, serving in the merchant marine and in various navies, even in times of conflict. The island’s many dedicated and respected seafarers are mostly all the older generation now, with stories of adventures on the...
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Low Risk Ships
20/03/2012
The Cayman Islands, spearheaded by the Maritime Authority, successfully underwent an audit under the Voluntary International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member State Audit Scheme (VIMSAS) in June 2011. The audit, which is conducted by a number of specialist IMO appointed auditors, assesses the...
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New Tonnage Fee Structure
25/10/2011
The Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) is introducing a new Annual Tonnage Fee (ATF) structure, which will come into effect on the 1 January, 2012. In a bid to remain competitive in an increasingly competitive market, MACI has carried out a detailed investigation of its current ATF...
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Close for Annual Retreat
11/08/2011
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- The Headquarters of Cayman Maritime, parent organisation of the Cayman Registry, will be closed Friday, 12 August, to facilitate an annual retreat for its Cayman-based employees as well as staff members and representatives who will be in attendance from overseas...