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Jamaica Freight & Shipping introduces new Cosco Shipping service to Jamaica

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2020 | 12:11 AM
Captain Emil Kirilov Petkov (centre) of the m/v ‘Northern Delegation’ is presented with a plaque commemorating the ship’s first call, as a Cosco Shipping vessel, to the Port of Kingston by Anna Hamilton of Jamaica Freight & Shipping Company Limited. Also sharing in the occasion is Andrew Swaby of Jamaica Freight & Shipping.
Captain Emil Kirilov Petkov (centre) of the m/v ‘Northern Delegation’ is presented with a plaque commemorating the ship’s first call, as a Cosco Shipping vessel, to the Port of Kingston by Anna Hamilton of Jamaica Freight & Shipping Company Limited. Also sharing in the occasion is Andrew Swaby of Jamaica Freight & Shipping.

JAMAICAN IMPORTERS and exporters have a new service to take their cargo in and out of the country, thanks to Cosco Shipping Container Lines through their local representative Jamaica Freight & Shipping Company Limited. Service calls are being made weekly from the port of Kingston to New Orleans, USA, and various ports in Brazil; while import solutions are now being offered from New Orleans and Houston, USA.

On March 1, 2020 the M/V Northern Delegation made its first call to Kingston as a Cosco Shipping vessel. Captain Emil Kirilov Petkov was welcomed by Jamaica Freight & Shipping representatives Anna Hamilton and Andrew Swaby, who presented him with a plaque commemorating the event.

Cosco Shipping is a world-leading container fleet with global coverage to 267 ports in 85 countries and utilising 361 vessels. Jamaica Freight & Shipping, the local representative in the arrangement, is a full-service shipping agency representing Cosco Shipping Lines, JP Shipping, Miami Freight and Shipping, and Mitsui OSK Lines Limited.