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Khan: No intention to sell Paria Trading Company

Energy Minister Franklin Khan is refuting claims that the government intends to sell the Paria Fuel Trading Company.

In a statement issued Monday, the Energy Ministry says that the minister has taken note of newspaper reports that could give the impression that it is the intention of the government to sell the Paria Fuel Trading Company Limited. 

T&T reaches new LNG milestone

T&T has achieved an­oth­er sig­nif­i­cant mile­stone in its LNG busi­ness: the coun­try’s 4000th LNG car­go was lift­ed suc­cess­ful­ly over r the week­end on­to the Gem­ma­ta, an LNG tanker on its 15th voy­age to the At­lantic fa­cil­i­ty in Point Fortin.

The ves­sel berthed at At­lantic’s Jet­ty #2 at 6 am on Sat­ur­day, and fin­ished load­ing by 3.30 am yes­ter­day.

To mark the his­toric oc­ca­sion, an At­lantic del­e­ga­tion board­ed the Gem­ma­ta and ex­changed sym­bol­ic to­kens with Cap­tain Karol Kop­erek.

Scotia: Proactive action resulted in discovery of skimming equipment

Scotiabank is maintaining that the safety and security of customers' accounts remains a priority, in light of a video showing police removing skimming equipment from its Freeport branch.

The bank issued a statement on the topic on Friday.

"The safety and security of our customer accounts and information is a top priority at Scotiabank, and is a responsibility we take very seriously," Scotiabank said.

American Airlines gets permission to fly out grounded Max 8

An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 will depart this country tomorrow morning, despite an order banning its operation our airspace. 

The approval was granted by the Civil Aviation Authority based on a request by the airline.

Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority Francis Regis says this is a normal procedure even in the face of an airspace restriction. 

He says the order does not allow for commercial flights but there is room for ferry flights.

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