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

Professor Gordon Shirley, president and chief executive officer (CEO)-designate of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), said collaboration between the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) and the PAJ is critical to the development of the shipping industry...

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

The Maritime Industry will be celebrating Maritime Awareness Week, September 22 to 27. Below is the list of activities to observe the week....

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

Participants at this year's Caribbean Shipping Association's (CSA) annual general meeting and conference will examine, among other things, the readiness of the Americas for the opening of the expanded Panama...

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

Members of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), observers, and participants attending the 43rd Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition in Panama next month will get an opportunity not many persons in global shipping will ever get...

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

Kingston Container Terminal (KCT), on August 24, hosted its annual health and wellness fair at its sports club located at its Newport West facility.

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

"Plans are afoot to institutionalise rowing across Jamaica!" says Dr Fritz Pinnock, president of the Jamaica Rowing Association and executive director of the Caribbean Maritime Institute.

Published:Tuesday | August 27, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Abandonment as defined in the IMO/ILO Resolution A.930 (22) Guidelines on Provision of Financial Security in Case of Abandonment of Seafarers "is characterised by the severance of ties between the shipowner and the seafarer.

Published:Tuesday | August 27, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) has issued an advisory to Jamaican seafarers and seafarers serving on Jamaican ships in the case of abandonment.

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The annual Jamaica Wellness Tour made its first stop for the 2013-2014 calendar year last Saturday at the Jamaica Rifle Association, providing medical services to students and the elderly from the surrounding communities of Mountain View.The tour, which...

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Customs has announced that members of the productive sector (including exporters) are to pay less for the Customs Administration Fee (CAF), following consultation with stakeholders.The examination fee for manufacturers importing raw materials...

Published:Tuesday | August 13, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute will host a shipping industry awards ceremony and dinner as part of its celebratory plans for Maritime Awareness Week next month. The week is being celebrated from September 23 to 27....

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2013 | 12:00 AM

I am extremely impressed with the vision and maturity displayed by the unions and their delegates in partnering with the Shipping Association of Jamaica to reach this historic signing.

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Shipping Association of Jamaica and the Joint trade Unions should be congratulated, on the signing of this historic four-year wages and fringe benefits agreement.

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Unions and industry stakeholders who were party to the negotiations and the signing of the historic four-year wage agreement on the Port of Kingston should be honoured for the tremendous leadership shown.The delegates, union officers - Alvin...

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) is pleased to have, along with the unions representing its employees, successfully negotiated a historic four-year Heads of Agreement.This marks the first in the history of the Port of Kingston that such an...

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) and unions representing its stevedores have signed a historic four-year wage agreement...

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2013 | 12:00 AM

I would like at the outset to commend the consistent effort on the part of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) to forge and maintain a healthy and enduring relationship with the unions and the stakeholders operating on the Port of Kingston.

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2013 | 12:00 AM

It is with a special sense of appreciation that I hail this historic four-year wage agreement between the Shipping Association of Jamaica and the unions representing the employees of the Port of Kingston.This new agreement is of significance for...

Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2013 | 12:00 AM

I extend congratulations to the Shipping Association of Jamaica and the Joint Industrial Council on the signing of a historic four-year contract for workers at the Port of Kingston.

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Students of the Marcus Garvey School shone bright during the school's graduation and prize-giving ceremony on July 3.

Published:Tuesday | July 9, 2013 | 12:00 AM

A major player in the maritime sector, Lannaman & Morris Shipping Limited, one of Jamaica's leading logistics, cargo and cruise ship agents, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The company, established in 1973, says it represents over 70 per cent...

Published:Tuesday | July 2, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Information technology solutions provider, ADVANTUM last week hosted a technology fair in partnership with technology distribution company, Intcomex. The fair, held at ADVANTUM's offices, housed at the Shipping Association of Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2013 | 12:00 AM

As the world celebrates the Day of the Seafarer today, June 25, the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), while joining in recognising their tremendous contribution to world economy and commerce, makes a special appeal to seafarers to pay keen attention...

Published:Tuesday | June 25, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Seaboard Jamaica has won its sixth consecutive award for First-Class Shipping Service from the Jamaica Exporters Association (JEA). The shipping company won the award in the Support Service Shipping category during the JEA's Export Awards Banquet...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Trading Services (JTS), a local logistics provider, celebrated its 25th anniversary on June 14. The company was established in 1988 by Philip Jackson to provide services to Jamaicans returning home from the United Kingdom....

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