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Daily Archives: December 13, 2018

MARAD examines options to remove sunken boats, ships

Guyana’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) is working towards the removal of wrecked ships and boats especially those in and around the Georgetown harbour where an upsurge in marine traffic is expected, a top official of that government regulatory and safety agency said Thursday. Director-General of MARAD, Claudette Rogers told Demerara Waves Online News that, talks were underway with Guyana’s lone salvor ...

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Internationally recognised marine safety training institute launched

Guyana’ maritime training institute MatPal and TOTALTEC Academy on Thursday announced they have teamed up to form the Maritime Safety Training Institute (MSTI), to offer state-of-the-art maritime and safety related training programmes. MatPal’s CEO Colleen Abrams told Demerara Waves Online News that even as the her entity and TOTALTEC “actively” pursue accreditation from the National Accreditation Council (NAC), the institute’s courses ...

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Gov’t raising false short-term hopes about oil wealth – Jagdeo

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo is painting a bleak economic picture for Guyana, saying that the US$300 million annual oil revenues would be insufficient to guarantee improved standards of living from 2020. Addressing the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (GCCI) annual awards ceremony held Wednesday night at the Marriott Hotel, the former Guyana President forecast that the country was not ...

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