Dominican Republic transshipment hub expands Greg Miller, Special Correspondent http://www.joc.com/port-news/international-ports/dominican-republic-terminal-expands-handle-panama-canal-expansion-fueled-transshipment-cargo
American Fast Freight visits U.S. embassy in Cuba http://www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/news/american-fast-freight-visits-u.s.-embassy-in-cuba-119268.html October 5, 2015 Washington-based American Fast Freight (AFF) announced Monday that its executive vice president and chief financial officer, Christopher Paule, visited with U.S. Ambassador Jeffery DeLaurentis and Counselor of the Cuban Foreign Ministry Warnel Lores Mora in Havana.
French megayacht company opens Cuba location https://www.cubastandard.com/?p=14092 Sept 26, 2015 CUBA STANDARD — Nautech, a small but well-known French megayacht repair, maintenance and refit company, partnered with a state shipyard in Havana, partly to offer U.S. owners a cost-effective option. Havana is the third location for Nautech, which specializes on yachts from 25-95 […]
Crowley to invest $500M in Puerto Rico operations By LAWSON D. THURSTON – firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/news/crowley-to-invest-$500m-in-puerto-rico-operations-119097.html October 2, 2015 Thomas B. Crowley Jr., chairman and CEO of Crowley Maritime Corp., who was in Puerto Rico to celebrate the company’s 60th anniversary, indicated that an estimated $500 million will be […]
MARAD Chief outlines strong support at 2015 Jones Act Shipping Forum http://www.ajot.com/news/marad-chief-outlines-strong-support-at-2015-jones-act-shipping-forum
Time to repeal the Jones Act By Joshua Sharp http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-budget/255645-time-to-repeal-the-jones-act October 2, 2015 A 95-year old law is driving up transportation costs, increasing the price of energy, and constricting economic growth.
Caribbean maritime conference, ‘Homeland Security Outlook,’ to be held in San Juan, Oct 27-28 http://www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/news/caribbean-maritime-conference-homeland-security-outlook-to-be-held-in-san-juan-119844.html October 10, 2015 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maritime-security-2015-caribbean-tickets-18350896024 The Maritime Security 2015 Caribbean conference, “Homeland Security Outlook,” will be held in Puerto Rico Oct. 27-28 at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino.
With Caucedo, DR on way to being logistics hub www.dr1.com – October 29, 2015 In an interview with Listin Diario, the president of the newly created Dominican Association of Logistic Centers and Operators (Asologi) said that the implementation of Decree 262-15 that creates logistics centers and their customs regime will bring a genuine revolution […]
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem of the United Arab Emirates has urged the Dominican government to become a virtually paperless government. http://www.7dias.com.do/economia/2015/10/27/i199324_las-zonas-francas-son-capaces-generar-gran-desarrollo-las-naciones.html#.VjDZnUvxj7J http://www.diariolibre.com/economia/zonas-francas–el-2-del-pib-10-inversion-extranjera-y-12-empleos-EI1695879 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Ahmed_bin_Sulayem http://www.adozona.org/app/do/not_det.aspx?id=917 http://www.listindiario.com/economia/2015/10/27/393865/sultan-de-dubai-insta-a-las-autoridades-dominicanas-a-implementar-el-gobierno-electronico http://wirthconsulting.org/2015/05/26/united-arab-emirates-claims-its-first-government-to-go-paperless/
Sultan recommends paperless government www.dr1.com – October 28, 2015