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World Maritime Day Celebrating Caribbean Shipping

World Maritime Day – Celebrating Caribbean Ports and Shipping

World Maritime Day - Celebrating Caribbean Ports and Shipping

World Maritime Day –

It is World Maritime Day today, which brings together 168 UN Member States and three associate members.

Its also a day to celebrate all maritime services, ports and shipping!

The Caribbean islands are a maritime peoples whose cultures and histories have all been entirely shaped by the ocean that encloses, separates and but also brings them together.

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Architectural Workplace Design

Two Architectural Workplace Designs from the Caribbean Islands

Architectural workplace design for Caribbean office spaces and commercial units is in dire need of lots of fresh creative air blown through it!

Architectural Workplace Designs for the Caribbean

Architectural Workplace Designs for the Caribbean. A small St. Lucian Studio.

Labour Laws in the Caribbean are still somewhat archaic on many islands. They are based on a ‘Workers Charter’ that goes back to 1960s industrial Britain. Some Labour codes have been updated with a more balanced employee/employer structure, but then it takes more than the letter of the law and its interpretation to change old attitudes and prejudices.

Perhaps we should look to our Caribbean architects and spatial designers to lead the way out of the dark working habits of old, and introduce the light!  We include two fine examples of how this can be done.  These bring shape, colour and the tropical environment together to throughly impact how we work together in a shared space.

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Circumnavigation to St Lucia

Circumnavigation to St Lucia

Participants of the 2007-2008 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers who just didn’t want to go home have had the opportunity of continuing on around the world for another 14 months. On March 26th 2009, they will be approaching St Lucia again having circumnavigated the world.

The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers provides sailors with the opportunity of crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a sheltered environment by travelling as a group. There are usually over 200 yachts that start from the Canary Islands and complete the journey in St Lucia. The World Atlantic Rally for Cruisers is an event designed for those who just want to keep on going.
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