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The Port of George Town has been re-opened and cruise ships will be tendering at George Town and Spotts today.

The Port Authority of The Cayman Islands wish to inform the public and stakeholders that Monday, December 10, 2018, the Port Authority will be closed for the night operations. The closure is to facilitate our annual Christmas function for the staff.
The Port Authority will resume regular operations at 0800 (8:00am) on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 and night operations at 1800 (6:00pm).
This CPIB applies to all Cayman Islands Ports. Any changes, will be announced by way of the usual publications.

The PACI can be reached via telephone at (345) 949-2055 or Channel 16 VHF FM Marine Radio.
On behalf of the Port Authority staff, management and Board of Directors, we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year.

The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands is seeking a qualified IT Systems Analyst.  Please see the details in our vacancies section here: https://www.caymanport.com/job-advert-systems-administrator/.

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Grand Cayman is Named as One of the World’s Top Cruise Destinations, Based on Consumer Reviews

Cruise Critic awards the highest-rated cruise destinations in 18 cruise regions across the globe in its annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards

 Cruise Critic®, the world’s leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of its third annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards, naming the world’s most popular cruise destinations, based entirely on consumer ratings submitted with reviews on Cruise Critic. New in 2018, the awards also highlight the best cruise lines to visit each region.

Grand Cayman has just been recognized as one of the best cruise destinations in the Top-Rated Western Caribbean & Riviera Maya Cruise Destination Awards!

The port was great and very pretty… The sea was stunning and seeing the Stingrays and feeding them was amazing.– Cruise Critic Member EssG

Destinations awarded in this year’s awards received the highest ratings among cruisers who cruised to the destination in the past year and shared their experiences on Cruise Critic.

“Our data regularly shows that whether you’re a first-time cruiser or you’ve sailed dozens of times, destination is a top consideration when shopping for a cruise,” explains Colleen McDaniel, Senior Executive Editor of Cruise Critic. “While tropical destinations will always be popular among cruisers, what’s really exciting to see is the rise in esteem of destinations more known for their immersive and experiential offerings.”

“By awarding top destinations and now the best lines that visit them, we’re even better able to connect travelers with standout experiences available in the incredible places they’re looking to explore.”

For full details on this year’s winners, visit the 2018 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards.

Cruise Critic boasts the world’s largest online cruise community, with more than 350,000 cruise reviews, covering approximately 500 cruise ships and over 300 worldwide ports.

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About Cruise Critic

Cruise Critic® is an online cruise guide, offering a comprehensive resource for cruise travelers, from first-time cruisers to avid cruise enthusiasts. The site features more than 350,000 cruise reviews and hosts the world’s largest online cruise community where travelers share experiences and opinions with fellow cruisers. Cruise Critic was the first consumer cruise site on the Internet, launched in October 1995 by The Independent Traveler, Inc., a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, Inc.

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site*, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 600 million reviews and opinions covering the world’s largest selection of travel listings worldwide – covering approximately 7.5 million accommodations, airlines, attractions, and restaurants — TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that’s right for them. TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world’s largest travel community of 455 million average monthly unique visitors**, all looking to get the most out of every trip. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.

The subsidiaries and affiliates of TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) own and operate a portfolio of websites under 20 other travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.citymaps.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl and www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com and www.viator.com.

 

* Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, October 2017

** Source: TripAdvisor log files, average monthly unique visitors, Q3 2017

The Cabinet has issued instructions regarding direct funding of Non-profit Organisations. The memo can be read here.

In response to recent articles in the press concerning the Office of the Auditor General’s Report relating to potential abuses and/or fraud at the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (“the Report”), the Board of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (“the Board”) has issued this Press Release.

The documents referred to in the Press Release can be viewed here: https://www.caymanport.com/document-library/

After many years of concept, planning and design PACI is excited to achieve another milestone in the redevelopment of the Berkley Bush Cargo Distribution Centre – Container Yard Construction as their Rubber Tire Gantry (RTG) are being erected.  This phase of the expansion supports Cayman Port’s aim of expanding it’s finite space through vertical growth whilst improving on safety and efficiency.

The most recent article on this can be viewed on CaymanCompass.com

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Import of Cargo

What to do when your shipment arrives in Grand Cayman Procedures you have to go through before receiving your shipment. You can decide to clear the shipment yourself or appoint a broker to do so on your behalf.

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Ship your cargo using any of the shipping companies or one of the agents. For Importing and Exporting of Cargo to/from Cayman brac Thompson Shipping is the only agent/company to import and export freight from Cayman Brac. You may contact them for further information.

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