Economic Marine 

Sea Conditions Affects Local LPG supply – Fuel Tankers refuse to berth

The Chief Executive Officer of the West Indies Oil Company has issued a release indicating that the island’s supply of LPG gas may be limited due to the rough sea conditions the island has been experiencing. According to the release, the company regrets any inconveniences caused and they are working on expanding their storage capacity to avoid future situations such as this. Below is a copy of the release sent from the Company’s CEO. “The West Indies Oil Company, Ltd. regrets to advise that due to unfavorable sea weather conditions,…

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Community Marine 

CSA Annual General Meeting & Sailing Development

The 2017 Caribbean Sailing Association’s Annual General Meeting was held last week in Antigua where several members present were joined electronically by 21 other members from across the Caribbean to discuss the business of Caribbean sailing and elect officials for the coming year. Without exception, sailing development continues to be the biggest focus moving forward outside of the CSA Rating Rule and promotion of the sport of sailing in accordance with the organisation’s mission statement. The focus on sailing development really kicked off during the 2013 Regatta Organisers Conference in…

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Marine Tourism 

Announcing a new Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association Jolly Harbour Sub-Committee and Board Member

At an ABMA general meeting held last week in Jolly Harbour it was agreed that Karen Van Rensburg of Lighthouse Yachting be appointed to the Board as representative for the business community in Jolly Harbour. The directors of the ABMA have subsequently ratified the decision via electronic vote. Jolly Harbour Marina Village is the largest resort of its kind in the Eastern Caribbean and provides boat owners with the opportunity of owning a home with a boat slip at relatively affordable rates. As a full service marina and marine development…

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