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SAJ celebrates 75 years!

Published:Tuesday | November 11, 2014 | 12:00 AM
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.
SAJ's honourees (from left): Robert Bell, L. Paul Scott, and Geoffrey Collyer, past presidents of the SAJ.
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.
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.
Kim Clarke (second right), president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), accepts an original French 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-president 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.

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 captured.

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