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SAJ celebrates 75 years!

Published:Tuesday | November 11, 2014 | 12:00 AM
Corah Ann Robertson Sylvester, chief executive officer of Seaboard Jamaica shares a moment with (from second left), Grantley Stephenson, chief executive officer of Kingston Wharves Limited; Bruce Brecheisen, executive vice president of Seaboard Marine and Charles Johnston, chairman of Jamaica Freight and Shipping Company Limited and past president of the SAJ.
Chorvelle Johnson (centre), president and chief executive officer of Proven Wealth Limited is surrounded by (from left) Dennis Chung, chief executive officer of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Wayne Chen, president of the Caribbean Employers Federation, Courtney Sylvester, senior vice president sales and services at Scotia Investments and David Wan, country head Cuna Mutual.
SAJ retirees share lens time with past president of the SAJ Charles Johnston (third left). From left are Hubert Lasley, Fredrick Webb, Terrence Burnett, Carlton Adams, Vincent Wilson and Rupert Ingram.
Kim Clarke (second right), president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica accepts an original bond issued in 1836 by the Universal Inter-Oceanic Canal Company of Panama from Juan Carlos Croston, vice president of Marketing at the Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT), Panama. The gift was presented to the SAJ on the occasion of its 75th anniversary. Also photographed are Carlos Urriola (left), executive vice oresident of MIT and Trevor Riley, General Manager of the SAJ. The presentation took place on October 30, 2014 during the SAJ's Gala and Awards Ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel.
Shipping industry stalwarts! From left: L. Paul Scott, past president of the SAJ, Robert Bell, past president of the SAJ, Noel Hylton, former general manager of the SAJ and former president and chief executive officer of the Port Authority of Jamaica, Geoffrey Collyer, past president of the SAJ and Captain Michael Belcher, past president of the SAJ and former managing director of KCT Services Limited.
SAJ's honourees (from left): Robert Bell, L. Paul Scott and Geoffrey Collyer, past presidents of the SAJ.
Dr Fritz Pinnock (right), executive director of the Caribbean Maritime Institute, presents the SAJ with a token on the occasion of its 75th anniversary to Kim Clarke (second right), president of the SAJ and Trevor Riley (left), general manager of the SAJ. The token was presented during the 75th Anniversary Gala and Awards Ceremony of the SAJ on October 30, 2014 at the Jamaica Pegasus.
Joy Worton (left) one of the female pioneers in the shipping industry and Marjory Kennedy, director, Jamaica Freight and Shipping and president of the Jamaica Exporters Association also joined the SAJ in celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Regional guests of the SAJ (from left): Fernando Riviera, past president of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), Barbara Urriola, Carlos Urriola, immediate past president of the CSA and Hernan Ayala, president of the Puerto Rico Shipping Association.
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SAJ celebrates 75 years!

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) and its members were joined by regional partners, stalwarts of the maritime industry and public and private sector magnates celebrating the excellent work of the past 75 years. The function honoured past presidents and current top performers on October 30 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel. This function culminates a year of activities, including a successful inaugural run/walk and two community clinics, a commemorative church service, and a celebratory newspaper supplement.

The event was sponsored by Kingston Wharves Limited, Advantum, Proven, Seaboard Jamaica, Sagicor, Assessment Recoveries Limited, and KCT Services Limited. Photographic highlights are below: