Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister Inaugurates The Bahamas Maritime Authority’s Tokyo Office


By Deandrea Hamilton

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of The Bahamas, the Honourable Peter Turnquest has officially opened the Bahamas Maritime Authority’s (BMA) new office at Nishi-Shinbashi in the heart of Tokyo.  The office will provide direct service to the Japanese maritime market, the world’s second largest in terms of vessel tonnage.

Said Deputy Prime Minister Turnquest, “I am proud to represent the Most Honourable Hubert A. Minnis, Prime Minister, the Government and people of The Bahamas at the opening of the The Bahamas Maritime Authority’s Tokyo office.  Japan is a great maritime nation, and The Bahamas Ship Registry is one of the world’s top registries.  The Opening of our BMA Tokyo office represents an ever closer commitment to serving our valued Japanese shipowner clients.  This will benefit the Japanese maritime community, and it will further the growth of The Bahamas Flag, which has been a consistent contributor to our economy.”  Read more >>