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Two Maritime Authority Scholarships Offered
07/03/2008
The Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) is inviting applications for two annual maritime scholarships. Caymanians wishing to undertake a programme of study to pursue a career in the maritime industry may apply for a scholarship to pursue an undergraduate, post-graduate or professional...
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Mediterranean Port Office
29/02/2008
The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry (CISR) will host an informational luncheon/seminar explaining the myriad advantages to shipowners of registration of vessels in the Cayman Islands on Friday, March 7th, at the Boscolo Park Hotel in Nice, France. The seminar, which will feature round-table...
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100-Year History DVD
28/01/2008
An entertaining and educational DVD chronicling 100 years of Cayman’s maritime heritage as documented by the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry (CISR), is now available to the general public. "Changing of the Watch: Cayman Islands Shipping Registry 1903 - 2003" is a professionally produced, 17-...
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Fee Increases
23/01/2008
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, B.W.I. - The Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) will, effective 1st February, increase its fees for new applications for seamen’s discharge books, from the current CI$41 (US$50), to CI$82 (US$100). Also seeing an increase is the fee for crew endorsements,...
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CISR Converts to Euros
21/01/2008
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, B.W.I. - The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry (CISR), a division of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI), will henceforth convert its European-based billing operations from the U.S. dollar to the Euro. The change will go into effect from 1st February. "...
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New Phone Numbers
23/11/2007
In an initiative aimed at improving international communication while cutting telecommunication costs, the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) has just installed a new Cable & Wireless internet-based telephone system. This will affect the existing telephone numbers, which will...
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Registration Advancements
11/09/2007
The Maritime Authority is pleased to announce that amendments to the Merchant Shipping Law (2005 Revision), (MSL 2005), and the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands Law, 2005, (MACI 2005), have recently been enacted. The amendments to MSL 2005 include measures to improve the services provided...
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FYI for Ship Managers
05/09/2007
On 28 August 2007, the Paris MOU on Port State Control confirmed that they would be conducting a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) aimed a verifying compliance with the ISM Code. The CIC will run from 01 September to 30 November 2007 and will be conducted in conjunction with the Tokyo MOU on...