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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....

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2013 | 12:00 AM

As a part of its 35th anniversary celebrations, French shipping line CMA CGM inaugurated the world's largest container ship, the CMA CGM Jules Verne on June 4....

Published:Tuesday | June 11, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Israeli Shipping line Zim Integrated Shipping Services, with local offices in Jamaica, celebrated its 68th anniversary on June 7.ZIM was established in 1945 by the Jewish agency, Histadrut Labor Federation and the Israel Maritime League...

Published:Tuesday | June 4, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Port Trailer Haulage Association (PTHA) has forged a strategic partnership with the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) to develop and implement a training programme for the island's articulated truck drivers.On Monday, May 13, the PTHA and CMI...

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) has secured calls from MSC Cruises, a division of the Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world's second-largest shipping company.The agreement stipulates...

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Regional Carrier Seafreight Shipping Line deepened its commitment to golf in Jamaica with last week's sponsorship of the Jamaica Golf Association's (JGA) National Amateur Championships.This is the shipping line's second year of sponsorship as part of an...

Published:Tuesday | May 21, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Grantley Stephenson, president of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), warned that corruption in international trade is hampering development and efficiency in the Caribbean region.The CSA, he said, cannot be unmindful of the reality of corruption...

Published:Tuesday | May 21, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) recently strengthened its commitment to youth development through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Youth Upliftment through Employment (YUTE) social development organisation....

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Israeli shipping line, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, through its local, agent, Carib Star, on May 8, held its second local-customer forum.The forum, which was themed, 'We Cross Oceans for our Customers', allowed for customers to give feedback on...

Published:Tuesday | May 7, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Members of the shipping industry turned out in their numbers last Friday to celebrate the life of Reginald 'Reggie' Smith, past president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), during a funeral held at the St Andrew Parish Church....

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

Rear Admiral (ret'd) Peter Brady, director general of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica and former chairman of the International Maritime Organisation's Standards of Training and Watchkeeping sub-committee, was guest of honour at the 50th anniversary...

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

Amidst the global shortage of professionals in the shipping industry, specifically officers, the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) is seeking to expand its programme offerings to supply the industry with a diverse and qualified workforce...

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

The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) has partnered with sprint legend Usain Bolt - 100m and 200m world record holder and 100m and 200m two-time Olympic champion...

Published:Tuesday | April 23, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Reginald 'Reggie' Smith, past president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) and past principal of Lasocean Agencies, has died...

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

Dr Fritz Pinnock, executive director of the Caribbean Maritime Institute, is the Jamaica Association of Administrative Professional's (JAAP) 2013/14 islandwide 'Boss of the Year'...

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

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), in its most recent overseas training initiative, provided 19 stevedores from the Barbados Port Inc (BPI) and the Shipping Association of Barbados (SAB) with...

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