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From the CSA president, David Jean-Marie

Strengthening maritime cyber security and preparing for the future

Today’s maritime industry, like most other global industries, relies heavily on information technology solutions across virtually all fronts. These solutions require a global interface and networking capabilities through the internet, which expose companies operating in shipping to the risk of serious cyber attacks.

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OUT NOW – Issue 32, October 2017

American Caribbean Maritime Foundation (ACMF)

A beacon of faith in the future

US-based charity provides funding for region’s maritime students.

A strong desire to see the Caribbean region achieve its economic potential in the maritime sector drove Jamaican-born Dr Geneive Brown Metzger, a former Consul General in New York, to set up the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation with the aim of raising funds to provide scholarships for students at the Caribbean Maritime University in Kingston. She talked to CM about her ambitions and hopes.


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PROFILE: Lludelis Espinal

Sea trade ‘is way forward for our nation'

Maritime lawyer sees better times ahead for Dom. Republic – and for women.

Lludelis (Judy) Espinal is president of Santo Domingo-based E&M International Consulting and one of the Caribbean’s foremost maritime lawyers and policy makers. As well as heading up E&M she is founder and president of the Dominican Republic chapter of the Women International Shipping & Trading Association, professor of law of the sea at the Naval Academy of the Dominican Republic Navy and founder and secretary of the Fundación Tito Mella. She spoke to Caribbean Maritime about her life, her work and her interests outside the maritime and legal sectors.

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