Tag: Maritime Administration

MARAD head says training, certification of seafarers high on agenda

MARAD head says training, certification of seafarers high on agenda

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- September 22, 2020

─legal and administrative framework to be developed Guyana is poised to become fully compliant with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ... Read More

Local marine cadets head to training on oil and gas vessel

Local marine cadets head to training on oil and gas vessel

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- January 30, 2020

─ practical training spearheaded by Edison Chouest Offshore (G-Boats) DPI, Guyana, Thursday, January 30, 2020 Several cadets from the MatPal ... Read More

Marine institute launches youth-centred career forum

Marine institute launches youth-centred career forum

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- January 29, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 MatPal Marine Institute has launched its first career forum to encourage youths to stay ... Read More

Second NEOC meeting held to provide updates on action plan

Second NEOC meeting held to provide updates on action plan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 1, 2019

─ NEOC monitoring the situation, deploying personnel at necessary locations ─ ensuring all safety measures are being taken especially regarding ... Read More

MARAD engages stakeholders to develop strategy to implement IMO instruments

MARAD engages stakeholders to develop strategy to implement IMO instruments

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 24, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 The Guyana Maritime Administration (MARAD) today convened a meeting along with stakeholders to develop ... Read More

EPA, MOPH host radiation workshop for national stakeholders

EPA, MOPH host radiation workshop for national stakeholders

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 16, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, April 16, 2018 National stakeholders will benefit from the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) national five-day training ... Read More

CDC hosts consultation on draft National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

CDC hosts consultation on draft National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 28, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) today hosted a Stakeholder’s Consultation on the draft National ... Read More

MARAD tug services to be revived shortly

MARAD tug services to be revived shortly

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 26, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, March 26, 2018 The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is working to reinstitute tug services for vessels coming to ... Read More

Vessels of 500 gross tons and above to be insured

Vessels of 500 gross tons and above to be insured

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 7, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Wednesday, March 07, 2018 The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is advocating for vessels operating on the waterways to be ... Read More

IMO’s audit of MARAD reveals limited areas for improvement

IMO’s audit of MARAD reveals limited areas for improvement

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 27, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Tuesday, February 27, 2018 The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is now able to better manage Guyana’s waterways after a ... Read More

Public Infrastructure Ministry records significant achievements in 2017

Public Infrastructure Ministry records significant achievements in 2017

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 28, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, December 28, 2017 Amidst challenges, the Ministry of Public Infrastructure has recorded an outstanding performance for the ... Read More

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