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Published:Tuesday | March 4, 2014 | 12:00 AM

FOR 2014, international trade is expected to grow between 4.5 and 5 per cent. Growth in the shipping industry is directly linked to growth in international trade, but I believe that this projected growth will have only marginal impact on the volume...

Published:Tuesday | March 4, 2014 | 12:00 AM

SINCE OUR return to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for funding support in May last year, economic activity in Jamaica has been trending in a positive direction, notwithstanding ...

Published:Tuesday | February 25, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Standing well over six-foot tall, Robert Kinlocke's height can be intimidating, but get to know him and you'll realise that the chief executive officer (CEO) of Gateway Shipping Limited is a gentle giant.It was on August 31, 1970 that his illustrious...

Published:Tuesday | February 18, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Maersk Line has appointed long-serving employee, Rodrigo Artavia, as its new managing director for the Caribbean Country Cluster comprising Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Panama, Surinam, Guyana, and the Caribbean islands.Artavia joined the AP Moller...

Published:Tuesday | February 18, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Did you know? The Shipping Association of Jamaica was registered in 1939 as a trade union.

Published:Tuesday | February 18, 2014 | 12:00 AM

More than 70 members of the shipping industry last Thursday participated in a Logistics 101 Course hosted by the Shipping Association of Jamaica.The course, developed by the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) in collaboration with the Ministry...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica succeeded in securing a seat in the most sough-after Category 'C' of the Council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Ladies and gentlemen, while I'm personally very saddened that we have occasion to meet in this way, I'm honoured to have the opportunity to pay tribute to a true son of Jamaica, a personal friend, and a member of the Shipping Association of Jamaica,...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Newton Brown, stevedore, is the Shipping Association of Jamaica's (SAJ) Port Worker of the Year 2013. Brown topped a list of 184 nominees to win the prestigious award....

Published:Tuesday | January 28, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Presentation by Charles Johnston, chairman of Jamaica Producers Group Limited, at the Logistics Hub Symposium held on January 21 and 22, 2014. Until recently, the industry was not known by the logistics label, but rather by the shipping industry...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Minister of industry, Investment and Commerce G. Anthony Hylton has commended the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) for what he called its "zealousness in ensuring the competitiveness and viability of the shipping industry"....

Published:Tuesday | January 14, 2014 | 12:00 AM

To the man and woman in the street, 'shipping and logistics' connotes images comprising several cargo ships docked at a port and the towering cranes used to unload and stack containers...

Published:Tuesday | January 7, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's proposed development as a logistics hub has sparked recent discussions on the economic prospects for local business and workers as the country seeks to serve the global supply chain and take advantage of the increased opportunities ...

Published:Tuesday | December 31, 2013 | 12:00 AM

More than 70 students of the Marcus Garvey Basic School and some 90 senior citizens of the Greenwich Town community were treated to gifts and grocery items...

Published:Tuesday | December 31, 2013 | 12:00 AM

This is the second of a two-part seriesHarriat "Harry" Maragh, Chairman and CEO of Lannaman and Morris (Shipping) Ltd, became a partner in the company that is headquartered in Florida, and of which he is now Chairman.He surmised that many...

Published:Tuesday | December 24, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Cruise & outports schedule...

Published:Tuesday | December 24, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Author Peter Senge is famously quoted as saying, "In the presence of greatness, pettiness disappears. In the absence of a great dream, pettiness prevails." If one has any difficulty fully understanding the profound nature of this statement...

Published:Tuesday | December 17, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Shipping Association of Jamaica stevedores headed for duties aboard the 'Hoegh Trader' car vessel.In 2009, the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) had the foresight to develop an apprenticeship programme for the benefit of the shipping industry.

Published:Tuesday | December 10, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Dr Morais Guy, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, deposited Instruments of Accession on the Convention of Maritime Salvage (1989) and two Maritime Protocols on behalf of the Jamaican Government...

Published:Tuesday | December 3, 2013 | 12:00 AM

O'niel Clarke, emergency medical technician at the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), is the recipient of The Medical Relief Foundation's EMS Leadership Award for his dedication to improving Jamaica's emergency medical services.

Published:Tuesday | December 3, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Though he treasured his years at sea, Captain Diedrich Suendermann, general manager of Carib Star Shipping, was forced to accept the reality that there was limited scope or hope of upward movement aboard the merchant ships on which he served for 23 years.

Published:Tuesday | December 3, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) president, Kim Clarke, and his full managing committee (board of directors) were returned to serve another one-year term at the association's annual general meeting...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2013 | 12:00 AM

This is part one of a two-part article on Captain Diedrich Suendermann, general manager of Carib Star Shipping.The general manager of Carib Star Shipping, a fully owned subsidiary of and local agents for ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd, barely...

Published:Tuesday | November 19, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Customs Agency has promised greater accountability in the execution of its roles in trade facilitation and border protection...

Published:Tuesday | November 12, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Thomson Dream, a cruise ship belonging to Thomson Cruise Lines, will homeport at the port of Montego Bay for the 2014-2015 winter season.

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