At the AGM held on 7th July at Jersey Finance Limited, the Chairman, David Capps presented his First Annual Report which confirmed the extensive range of activities that the Committee had been involved in, together with a 100% membership increase (Initially 12 members, now 25).

The member companies represent a broad cross section of Jersey’s maritime industry embracing Ship Registration, Management, Finance, Insurance, Legal Services, Crewing and Payroll Services.

The Committee were re-elected unanimously and David Capps paid tribute to their efforts and support throughout the year:-
David Capps, Chairman
James Baker, Vice Chairman
Heather Bestwick, Secretary
Els Steennis, Treasurer
Captain Brian Nibbs, Press Officer
Matt Ruane, Committee Member

Following the AGM, the members received a presentation from Piers Baker, Jersey’s Registrar of Shipping, on the recent Red Ensign Conference – held in Jersey in May – and the progress being made towards the increase of the Jersey Register commercial tonnage limit from 150 to 400tons.

A reception concluded the evening, which allowed members to socialise and discuss informally their various areas of business and maritime matters pertinent to Jersey.

Further Information: David Capps, Chairman JMI. Tel: 709001 Email: davidcapps@capcotrust.com Captain Brian Nibbs, PR Officer JMI Tel: 856550 Email: brian.nibbs@gmail.com