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Shipping: Indispensable to the World

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2016 | 10:00 AM
WiMAC President Claudia Grant welcomes guest speaker Grantley Stephenson, CEO of Kingston Wharves Ltd; aboard the Caribbean Queen ahead of the World Maritime Day Sunset Cruise.
Some of the Jamaican executive members of the Women in Maritime Association-Caribbean during the Sunset Cruise they hosted in partnership with the local shipping industry to celebrate World Maritime Day. From left: Deniece Aitken, Claudia Grant, President, Kamara Lambert, Nicole Wickham Whyte (hidden) and Vivette Grant.
French Ambassador to Jamaica Jean-Michel Despax lights a lantern, which was released in the skies above the Kingston Harbour from aboard the Caribbean Queen to commemorate World Maritime Day. He was a special guest of the Women in Maritime Association Caribbean at its Sunset Cruise dinner.
From left: Deputy executive director of the CMI, Vivette P. Grant; Captain Saunderson, marine pilot from the Port Authority of Jamaica and past student of the CMI; Admiral Peter Brady, director general of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica; Dr Fritz Pinnock, executive director of the CMI; Eron McLean, director of Corporate Planning and Administration and Dawn Reynolds-Smith, executive assistant to the executive director, CMI.
Porus High School students strike a pose during the drill competition held during CMI’s expo
From left: Nicole Wickham Whyte of WiMAC, Dionne Mason Gordon and Camille Spence of SAJ
First-place winners in the drill competition, Garvey Maceo High School
Dr Ibrahim Ajagunna, cadet Jahvonie Sutherland, Dr Fritz Pinnock of the CMI and Janice Budd of the SAJ are caught by photographers during the WiMAC Sunset Cruise.
Cadets from the Caribbean Maritime Institute stand at attention during their drill exercise at the Maritime Awareness
This student received a prize from Camille Spence of the SAJ for correctly guessing a tough logistics question at the CMI expo.
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Shipping: Indispensable to the World

Scenes from Maritime Awareness Week 2016