Archive for August 27th, 2018

CIG unveils new border control and coast guard leaders

CIG unveils new border control and coast guard leaders

| 27/08/2018 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Government has confirmed that Caymanians will be heading up the Customs and Border Control Agency and the Cayman Islands Coast Guard as the two new units begin to take shape. The current collector of customs, Charles Clifford, will be the director of the new border agency, which will oversee [...]

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Divers urged to report coral bleaching

Divers urged to report coral bleaching

| 27/08/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Following the launch of the Coral Watch Programme by the Department of Environment last year to help monitor the impact of bleaching on Cayman’s reefs, the DoE is urging divers and snorkellers to look out for and report any changes to the reef they see over the coming weeks that could s [...]

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Road damaged after heavy equipment falls off trailer

Road damaged after heavy equipment falls off trailer

| 27/08/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Police, emergency services and the NRA were called to the Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout in Prospect on Sunday after a piece of heavy equipment fell off a trailer as the dump truck it was attached to maneuvered around the traffic circle. It is not clear how the digger came off the trailer but [...]

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CAL heads west with longest ever flight

CAL heads west with longest ever flight

| 27/08/2018 | 62 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Airways Ltd is adding Denver, Colorado, to its list of gateways as part of its partnership with the Department of Tourism to exploit markets in North America and continue growth in air arrivals to the Cayman Islands. The arrival later this year of the first of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 airc [...]

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Four senior staff fired from port

Four senior staff fired from port

| 27/08/2018 | 55 Comments
(CNS): The acting director at the Cayman Islands Port Authority has confirmed that four senior Caymanians have been let go because PACI had to “restructure its resources”. Joseph Woods released a short statement to the media Monday stating that four people had been terminated without cau [...]

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Speaker denies working with CHEC

Speaker denies working with CHEC

| 27/08/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and leader of the CDP, McKeeva Bush, has denied that his consulting firm is working with or consulting for China Harbour Engineering Company. In a short memo written by the veteran West Bay MLA on behalf of his company, WMB International Consulting Ltd, [...]

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Trademark registration doubles in Cayman

Trademark registration doubles in Cayman

| 27/08/2018
(CNS Local Life): There has been a surge in local registrations for company brands following the passing of a new Trade Marks Law, which is part of the modernised legal framework for intellectual property (IP) in the Cayman Islands. According to the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO [...]

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Cruise pier plan for Cayman Brac

Cruise pier plan for Cayman Brac

| 27/08/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): The government has plans to redevelop the dock on Cayman Brac into a port with a cruise pier to attract small ships and luxury yachts to the Sister Island, according to the newly published draft National Tourism Plan (NTP). The document talks about upgrading the existing cargo dock to relieve [...]

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