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The rising tide lifts all boats, says those behind the Cayman Maritime Week conference.

The event is planned for later this year in May. It hopes to attract some of the biggest players on the local and international scene.

During a press conference at the Government Administration Building, Sherice Arman said there are several things already in place to facilitate the development of thriving and highly competitive maritime industry in Cayman.

“The rising tide would certainly increase the number of vessels on our register. Currently the register focuses primarily on private yachts, they have developed a significant commercial vessel registration practice as well,” said Mrs. Arman. She added, “But as a jurisdiction, we also have a very successful financial services sector and we have a very successful banking sector. We have maritime clusters that have been developed with special concessions to encourage maritime¬†industry to develop a presence here. If we could develop all of that together we would all benefit. Not just the flag, but the industry as a whole.”

The conference runs from May 2nd through to 4 May.

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Andrel Harris

Andrel Harris

After completing high school in Cayman, Andrel Harris joined the news team as a Reporter Trainee in 2013. Now he serves as a reporter/producer, as well as the 'Cayman 27 Today' anchor. He also contributes to the talk shows and present weather forecasts. He hails from the district of North Side.

"Working with Cayman 27 has been a rewarding and eye opening experience. Through the power of the media, I've been able to help give a voice to the people living in Cayman." - Andrel Harris

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