Ambassador Dwight Gardiner Presents His Credentials to the International Seabed Authority

Antigua, St. John’s May 26, 2015… His Excellency, Mr. Dwight Gardiner, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, presented his credentials as the Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the Secretary General, Mr. Nii Odunton, of the International Seabed Authority on May 18th, 2015 at the offices of the Secretariat located in Kingston, Jamaica.

Ambassador Gardiner who is the Director of the Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping has been involved in the maritime sector for over 30 years and is very involved both on a regional and international scale in the maritime arena and wears several hats representing Antigua and Barbuda and the Caribbean region on a whole on various committees and sub-committees.  He currently serves as the Chairman of the Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control and is also the Maritime Advisor to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda as well as Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Ambassador Gardiner will function as a Non-Resident Permanent Representative to the International Seabed Authority.

 

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