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

French Liner CMA CGM will, on February 20, commence direct service from Trinidad to Kingston with a four-day transit...

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

She may only be only five feet tall, but Denise Lyn Fatt epitomises the Jamaican saying 'likkle but tallawah'. The no-nonsense businesswoman, who has been in the shipping industry for 36 years, is the first female vice-president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ)...

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

Grantley Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer of Kingston Wharves Limited, who serves as honorary consul general for Norway, has been awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit by King Harold V....

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

Best known for its unique shipping-industry-specific programme offerings, applied research, and innovation, the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) recently gained additional attention from its thriving co-curricular activities...

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

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), the region's centre for maritime excellence, is set to train Jamaicans to seek employment in Panama to facilitate the expansion of the Panama Canal.This follows a visit last Thursday by Panamanian ambassador ...

Published:Tuesday | January 29, 2013 | 12:00 AM

The country's efforts to establish a port community system (PCS) is progressing steadily, according to a recent presentation by manager for the project, Dwain Powell.A port community system is a central database...

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

As a result of extensive discussions with the United Kingdom-based Cunard Cruise Lines, the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) has secured calls from the Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria....

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

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) is supporting the Annotto Bay Hospital with its hurricane-recovery process through the loan of its mobile health clinic...

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

The Port Authority of Jamaica initiated discussions with the Finnish cruise lines Kristina, four years ago to schedule calls to Jamaica and, as a result, we welcome the Kristina Katarina to Montego Bay for the 2013-2014 winter tourist season....

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

CMA CGM Jamaica, the local representative of the French shipping Line CMA CGM, has relocated its local offices from Newport West to the Kingston Mall, 8 Ocean Boulevard, downtown, Kingston.The CMA CGM group has been offering its services...

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

The Port Authority of Jamaica, in its normal role of maintaining access to the shipping channels and berths in Kingston Harbour and at the Port of Kingston, has been carrying out routine dredging operations over the last few weeks using the services ...

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

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) on December 14 spread Christmas cheer in the Greenwich Farm community with its annual Christmas Treat. The treat was held at the Holy Name Catholic Church located on East Street in the community.....

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Members of the Marine Pilots' Association (MPA), on December 4, dedicated their newly acquired tug boat to the late Duke Fuller.

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Fellow members of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), today I present my final report as president of this illustrious organisation after four years at the helm.

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica welcomed the Carnival Breeze at its inaugural call to the Historic Port of Falmouth on Wednesday, December 5, 2012.

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Kim Clarke, managing director of the Maritime and Transport Group, is the new president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ). Clarke, who previously served as vice-president, was unanimously elected president at the 74th annual general meeting...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) welcomed the Saga Cruise Lines ship Quest for Adventure to Jamaica when it called at Port Antonio last week.

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) last week graduated its first cohort of Master of Science in logistics and supply chain management...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2012 | 12:00 AM

SeaFreight Agencies (USA) Inc is pleased to announce the appointment of Cyril Seyjagat to the position of vice-president, sales and marketing, Caribbean region. The appointment became effective October 8, 2012.

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) last Thursday hosted a spirited affair aimed at revealing the newly published book written by the institute's executive director, Dr Fritz Pinnock, titled Caribbean Cruise Tourism - Power Relations Among Stakeholders: The Future of Cruise Tourism in the Caribbean.

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica welcomes Disney Cruise Line to the island through visits for the first time, with new itineraries departing from Galveston, Texas in late 2013.

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Seaboard Jamaica Limited Family is mourning the loss of their colleague, Carlene Haughton-Whyte.Carlene, who died on October 19, joined the Seaboard family over 12 years ago as a member of the sales and marketing department.

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Kingston Harbour, the island's main port of entry for goods, was inundated with debris last Thursday, following the passage of Hurricane Sandy.Debris which included bamboo, tree trunks and plastic bottles, washed up to several areas on the...

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Seaboard Jamaica Limited Family is mourning the loss of their colleague, Carlene Haughton-Whyte.Carlene, who died on October 19, joined the Seaboard family over 12 years ago as a member of the sales and marketing department.

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Kingston Harbour, the island's main port of entry for goods, was inundated with debris last Thursday, following the passage of Hurricane Sandy.Debris which included bamboo, tree trunks and plastic bottles, washed up to several areas on the...

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