MARAD’s head expresses condolences to boat captain’s family

11th October, 2013

KINGSTON – “Any loss of life at sea is a blow to us,” announced Claudette Rogers, the Director General of Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) on the tragic death of a boat captain on October 11.

Carey Persaud, 49, lost his life during a boating mishap in the vicinity of Kamaira Range, Cuyuni River, Region Seven.  

Ms. Rogers expressed her condolences to Mr. Persaud’s family in their time of grief.

She is also reminding individuals to adhere to safe boating practices by wearing life jackets to observe the rules of the sea.

The incident is currently under investigation.