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BCAA Notice About Sanctions/Russian Aircraft

BCAA Notice About Sanctions/Russian Aircraft

The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] issued an advisory relating to the handling of Russian aircraft as it relates to the sanctions imposed due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The UK joined numerous other allies around the world such as the US, Canada, Switzerland and the EU in imposing the sweeping sanctions against Russia, and all the British... Read more of this article

Territories Freeze $11 Billion In Russian Assets

Territories Freeze $11 Billion In Russian Assets

“British Overseas Territories have frozen Russian assets with a combined estimated value in excess of 11 billion US dollars,” the Minister of State James Cleverly said. The UK joins numerous other allies around the world such as the US, Canada, Switzerland and the EU in imposing the sweeping sanctions against Russia following their invasion of... Read more of this article

Actively Working With Agencies, Industry, OTs

Actively Working With Agencies, Industry, OTs

“We are actively working with departments and agencies across government, with industry, and Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories to enforce sanctions against Russia,” the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the British Department for Transport said. The UK joins numerous other allies around the world such as the US, Canada, Switzerland... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Russian Airlines, Register

Minister Updates On Russian Airlines, Register

“Lessors continue to terminate aircraft leases and make attempts to retrieve the aircraft. However, there has been mixed success due to the level of cooperation with the States in which the aircraft are located at the time,” Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said in the House of Assembly in relation to the BCAA suspending the certifications... Read more of this article

Russia Implements New Law On Leased Jets

Russia Implements New Law On Leased Jets

“Russia has implemented a new law making it harder for foreign aircraft leasing companies to repossess their planes,” according to a report in the BBC, adding that the move comes after Bermuda and Ireland said “they were suspending certificates of airworthiness for those aircraft.” The BBC website said, “Russia has implemented a new law... Read more of this article

Governor Meets With Ukrainian Community

Governor Meets With Ukrainian Community

Governor Rena Lalgie recently invited representatives of the Ukrainian community in Bermuda to Government House. Government House posted the photo online below and said, “The Governor listened to their concerns for their loved ones and people of all nationalities that have already been displaced from their homes in Ukraine. The Governor expressed... Read more of this article

“UK And The Overseas Territories Stand United”

“UK And The Overseas Territories Stand United”

“The UK and the Overseas Territories stand united in condemning the Russian Government,” British Minister Amanda Milling said, adding that ”the UK sanctions regimes apply to all Overseas Territories.” During yesterday’s session in British Parliament, Conservative MP Nigel Mills asked, “What discussions are the Government... Read more of this article

Russia Releases List Of ‘Unfriendly Countries’

Russia Releases List Of ‘Unfriendly Countries’

The Government of the Russian Federation — which is being widely condemned around the world for their invasion of Ukraine — released a list of foreign states and territories that they claim “commit unfriendly actions against Russia, its companies, and citizens.” According to numerous international reports, the list — which... Read more of this article

“UK Territories And Sanctions Against Russia”

“UK Territories And Sanctions Against Russia”

The official UK Parliament website has released a document which they said “describes how sanctions are applied by the UK’s fourteen Overseas Territories,” noting that the sanctions applied by the UK will also apply to all the OTs. The website states, “In February 2022, the UK and other countries introduced sanctions against Russia... Read more of this article

Audio: Impact Of Sanctions/Aircraft Register

Audio: Impact Of Sanctions/Aircraft Register

Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott will be delivering remarks in the House of Assembly today [March 4] on “Impact of the Sanction Regime against Russia on the Bermuda Civil Aviation’s Aircraft Register.” We will update with the full statement as able, and in the meantime the live audio will start below when he starts to speak, we are not sure... Read more of this article

Wells’ Bristol City Team Lights Up For Ukraine

Wells’ Bristol City Team Lights Up For Ukraine

Bermudian footballer Nahki Wells‘ club, Bristol City FC, recently lit its stadium with the colours of the Ukrainian flag in a show of solidarity with that country following Russia’s invasion. Support for Ukraine has poured in from all over the world, including from the island’s Ukrainian community, which recently gathered in solidarity... Read more of this article

“Legislation Will Take Effect Directly In Our OTs”

“Legislation Will Take Effect Directly In Our OTs”

The legislation regarding various sanctions placed on Russia due to their invasion of Ukraine “will take effect directly in our Overseas Territories as well,” Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon said during yesterday’s session of British Parliament. MP Stephen Doughty  asked “how these measures will apply to the British Overseas Territories... Read more of this article

UK Sanctions Ban Russian Ships From Ports

UK Sanctions Ban Russian Ships From Ports

The UK has introduced new sanctions against Russia, “including banning Russian ships from UK ports and additional economic measures.” UK sanctions basically apply to Bermuda as well, as the island is an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom. The official UK Government website said, ” Russian ships have been banned from UK ports,... Read more of this article