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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.

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

Advantum (formerly Port Computer Services), a subsidiary of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), providing technological infrastructure and systems support to the Caribbean maritime sector, will host the first annual TechConnect, November 13-15, at the SAJ, 4 Fourth Avenue, Newport West.

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Denise Lyn-Fatt, managing director of Freight Handlers Limited, was among the over 1,500 global clients, partners and agents who recently joined the management and staff of SACO Shipping GmbH ...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Shipping industry held a farewell function for former Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) Chairman Noel Hylton OJ, on Saturday, November 2 at Fort Charles, Port Royal....

Published:Tuesday | October 22, 2013 | 12:00 AM

In his presentation to high school students at the launch of the Maritime Awareness Week Open Day and Exhibition held at the Caribbean Maritime Institute on Monday, September 23, 2013, acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Culture...

Published:Tuesday | October 22, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Disney Cruise Line's (DCL) classic vessel the Disney Wonder made its inaugural call at the historic Falmouth Port on October 8, 2013....

Published:Tuesday | October 15, 2013 | 12:00 AM

In April 2013, Jamaica's unemployment rate stood at 16.3 per cent, according to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica. This comes against the backdrop of what the United Nations International Labour Organisation described in its January 2013 Global...

Published:Tuesday | October 15, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Shipping Association signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of the West Indies' St Augustine's Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, at the opening of the association's 43rd Annual General Meeting,...

Published:Tuesday | October 8, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The establishment of logistics hubs presents several advantages for regions and countries in which they are situated. Internationally, logistics hubs such as Dubai, Rotterdam, Singapore, and Dallas have encouraged investment in value-added and support services ...

Published:Tuesday | October 8, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Sixteen port workers graduated from the NCTVET-accredited Stevedoring Level 1 programme on October 1. At the presentation of certificates to the graduates, held at the Shipping Association of Jamaica ...

Published:Tuesday | October 1, 2013 | 12:00 AM

This is the first of a four-part series on logistics with the aim of reducing the mysteries surrounding the issue, the Shipping Industry News will also continue into the future to prepare and present other features explaining the concept of the...

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.

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