Wärtsilä wins the SMART4SEA award by setting new simulation training trend

Wärtsilä Corporation, News February 22, 2021 at 4:00 PM E. Europe Standard Time Wärtsilä Voyage has won the 2021 SMART4SEA Training Award for its Wärtsilä Cloud Simulation Solution , which ensured continuity of critical seafarer training even during the Covid-19 lockdowns. Following a combination of open nomination and audience-vote for global initiatives that foster safety and sustainable shipping, […]

Press Release – CARILEC Partners with LUCELEC in Hosting the 2021 Virtual Occupational Health and Safety Seminar

Castries, St. Lucia, February 24th, 2021: The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) is pleased to partner with the St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) in hosting the first ever virtual Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Seminar on March 1st & 2nd, 2021.  This year’s seminar will highlight the celebration of LUCELEC’s twenty-fifth (25th) anniversary […]

UWI, New Fortress announce cryogenics engineering partnership

THE University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI) has announced a partnership with New Fortress Energy (NFE) to introduce a cryogenics engineering course in the Faculty of Engineering. This course, said the UWI, is testament to the natural gas provider’s long-standing commitment to developing a sustainable future for Jamaica’s economy and society through LNG. Professor […]

CARICOM Secretary-General Praises Strong Regional Solidarity in COVID-19 Vaccine Sharing

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Friday praised the strong solidarity within CARICOM as Member States share their limited first batches of COVID-19 vaccines. The Secretary-General’s comment came as he led his CARICOM Secretariat Staff in taking vaccine shots from 100 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine provided by Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados.   The […]

CDEMA Successfully Hosted Geospatial Online Training for Participating States

Bridgetown, Barbados February 1st, 2021 – The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) successfully hosted an online training programme and simulation exercise in geographical information systems (GIS) for disaster risk management (DRM) in the Caribbean region. The training programme was delivered between January 11th and 28th 2021, with the final two days dedicated to a simulation […]

Knee Deep in a COVID-19 Stricken Economy, Why Should the Caribbean Accelerate Investment in Sustainable Energy?

            By Dr. Gary Jackson, Executive Director, CCREEE Posted: Friday 12 February, 2021 at 12:21 PM During recent interviews on the newly launched Project Preparation Facility (PPF) – established by the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) – the host asked an interesting question: “what kind of […]


  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TANTALUS RINGS OPENING BELL AT TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE   NORWALK, CT – February 12, 2021 –Tantalus Systems Holding Inc. (TSXV: GRID) (“Tantalus” or the “Company”), a smart grid technology company, celebrated the Company’s listing on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) by virtually ringing the opening bell at the Toronto Stock Exchange at 9:30 […]