Port Authority of the Cayman Islands
Development of the North Terminal was completed. The project included upgrading and improvements to the entire Hog Sty Bay area.
The Board of the Port Authority embarks on a $3,5 million project to create a new Cargo Distribution Centre on six acres of land at the Airport Industrial Park.
The pension scheme was created for dock workers and other permanent daily-paid employees, Health insurance benefits were added during the following year.
On the 12th July, inauguration of the Port Authority’s new, purpose-built facilities on Habour Drive, on the site where the first warehouse at the port stood. This new building provided offices for the Customs and Immigration officers as well. The facilities included a new building with a spacious canteen, showers and restrooms for the many dock workers engaged at the port. Removal of the o ld offices created space for a parking area at the port terminal.
Restroom facilities and a tourist information booth were added at the cruise ship passenger landing dock.
The new South Terminal for cruise ship passengers was inaugurated. The attractive terminal and new guard rails helped to ease congestion of tendering services and passengers and provided a welcoming atmosphere for visitors
Responsibility for the Port Authority was transferred to the Ministry of Tourism, Aviation and Commerce.