Senior maritime administrators in the Caribbean have participated in the latest Regional Workshop, which was held virtually (19- 20 July).

The workshop provided Caribbean maritime administrators with an overview of regulatory and other developments in the international and regional maritime sector as well as on current and future technical cooperation activities organized by IMO. The workshop facilitated exchange of information between Caribbean administrations.

Participants were updated on the work of the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency, Information and Training Centre – Caribe (RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe), the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Caribbean (MTCC Caribbean), the Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (CMoU), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat (in the context of maritime transport) and the Women in Maritime Association Caribbean (WiMAC).

The workshop was hosted by the Maritime Services Division, Ministry of Works and Transport, Trinidad and Tobago. Participants attended from: Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, the Netherlands, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and the territories/regions of: Bermuda (United Kingdom), Cayman Islands (United Kingdom), Curaçao (the Netherlands), Sint Eustatius (the Netherlands) and Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom).