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US Coast Guard continuing to boost Guyana’s maritime security capacity

The Guyana’s Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) is benefiting from the expertise of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for a capacity building workshop on Port Safety Management. The first such training exercise in Guyana – a three-day seminar – opened Monday morning at Regency Suites, Georgetown. Participants include port facility security officers and representatives of the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) ...

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Guyana rules out funding replacement ferry to Suriname

Guyana on Wednesday ruled out funding the replacement of the ailing MV Canawaima ferry, saying the jointly-owned company with Suriname must use the money to repair the 20-year-old vessel. “There is no onus on Guyana to fund the replacement of the service either temporarily or permanently. The joint company has to ensure that the monies collected by or on behalf ...

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Guyana-Suriname ferry service suspended

The Guyana-Suriname ferry service was Monday suspended until further notice due to technical problems with the MV Canawaima, government here said. No date has been fixed for the vessel to resume operations across the Corentyne River from Moleson Creek in Guyana to South Drain (Zuiddrain) in western Suriname. The Guyana government’s Department of Public Information quoted Terminal Manager Gale Culley-Greene ...

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