Tag: Port Authority of the Cayman Islands

Port board deputy chairing procurement committee

Port board deputy chairing procurement committee

| 18/01/2019 | 55 Comments

(CNS): The current deputy of the port authority board, Arek Joseph, has been appointed as the chair of the new Public Procurement Committee, set to replace the Central Tenders Committee under the new regime that will oversee government’s major projects and acquisitions. CNS has seen correspondence which confirms that Premier Alden McLaughlin appointed Joseph to […]

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Night-shift in mystery dispute with port bosses

Night-shift in mystery dispute with port bosses

| 07/01/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Minutes from the Port Authority board meetings have revealed that management appears to be in some kind of dispute with night-shift workers at the cargo dock, though they contain no details. According to a batch of four recently released minutes covering meetings between 29 September and 29 November, some sort of claim has been […]

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Port boss officially fired

Port boss officially fired

| 29/11/2018 | 61 Comments

(CNS): Clement Reid has been formally fired as director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands, officials from PACI have confirmed. In a brief e-mail statement, Acting Director Joseph Woods said that “by mutual consent, the employment of the port director, Clement Reid, was terminated on 23 November”. Reid had been on paid required […]

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Port extends suspension of director

Port extends suspension of director

| 27/09/2018 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The beleaguered director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands, Clement Reid, who has been on required leave since May, had that suspension extended for another three months in August, minutes from the directors’ board meetings have revealed. Throughout the meetings last month the directors were told that police inquiries, which were triggered […]

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Port crane picks up truck as well as container

Port crane picks up truck as well as container

| 06/09/2018 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands have confirmed that they are looking into the cause of an unusual incident at PACI’s container yard in North Sound Road, George Town, earlier this week. A truck operator escaped with just minor injuries after a crane picked up his truck as well as the container. […]

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Port boat engine theft under investigation

Port boat engine theft under investigation

| 28/08/2018 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Minutes from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) board meetings show that the RCIPS is investigating allegations that were made in an auditor general’s report in May about irregularities at the authority, including the theft of boat engines which belonged to the port that were taken from Harbour House Marine. Police have […]

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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 cause but had been given a certain notice period. It […]

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Port manager cleared of sexual misconduct

Port manager cleared of sexual misconduct

| 17/07/2018 | 34 Comments

(CNS): A senior manager at the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) who is accused of multiple incidences of sexual harassment spanning several years and involving at least nine women has been cleared by an internal investigation. Falling short of accusing the women who complained of making malicious allegations, a report by the Internal […]

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Director suspended as port begins probe

Director suspended as port begins probe

| 23/05/2018 | 90 Comments

(CNS): After weeks of revelations regarding a catalog of issues surrounding the beleaguered port director, Clement Reid, officials confirmed Wednesday that he had been suspended from his job and an internal investigation has been opened. In a short statement from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands board of directors, they said he had been “suspended […]

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Consultants reveal safety fears at port

Consultants reveal safety fears at port

| 18/05/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): A report by consultants Deloitte commissioned by the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) to examine the organisational structure and perceived dysfunction at the authority identified a number of worrying problems, including safety issues. The organisational review was completed in March and is one of a number of documents that have now been […]

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Port boss ‘felt compelled’ by leave request

Port boss ‘felt compelled’ by leave request

| 17/05/2018 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The embattled port director, Clement Reid, told the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) Board he had felt “compelled to agree” to requests by then opposition leader McKeeva Bush, who had repeatedly asked for a specific member of the port staff to accompany him on overseas trips, when he granted 63 days paid […]

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