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CMI receives ISO Certification

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM
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The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) has been conferred with the coveted International Standards Organisation (ISO) 9001:2008 certification by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Inc.

CMI now enjoys the elite status of being the only International Maritime Organisation (IMO) approved maritime education and training institution in Jamaica. The institution received the certification last Wednesday.

The ISO certification is an international stamp of approval and recognition of excellence in delivery and administration of the institute's programmes in the Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping (STCW) 95, IMO courses and other academic offerings such as:

  • MSc in logistics and supply chain management
  • BSc in logistics and supply chain management
  • BSc in cruise shipping and tourism management
  • BSc in port management
  • BSc in international shipping
  • BSc in security administration and management
  • BSc in industrial systems

The CMI is pursuing further local and international certification and accreditation to become the indisputable maritime, logistic and engineering centre of excellence for training, research and consultancy. CMI will continue to partner with Maritime Authority of Jamaica, University Council of Jamaica and NCTVET the primary local quality assurance organisations, to provide a unique quality educational product in and for the maritime sector.

Supporters

The CMI wishes to share this monumental achievement with the following local organisations from whose support the institute has continued to benefit over the years - Ministry of Transport and Works, the Port Authority of Jamaica, the Shipping Association of Jamaica, the Maritime Authority of Jamaica, the Ministry of Education, HEART Trust/NTA, University Council of Jamaica, Kingston Wharves Limited/Security Administrators Limited, Jamaica Energy Partners, Students' Loan Bureau - and international organisations such as the Caribbean Shipping Association, Harren and Partners, Exmar Shipmanagement, Bluemar Ship Management, Luxury Yacht Group LLC, Port Management Association of the Caribbean, Barbados Port Inc, Seaboard Marine and the Marine Pilots.