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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...

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

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) hosted its second annual three-day research initiative from Monday, March 25 to Wednesday March 27...

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

Michael Bernard, a past president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), has been elected first vice-president of the Jamaica Employers' Federation (JEF).Bernard was elected during a special members' meeting held on March 21...

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

Anthony Hylton, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, has characterised the plan to develop Jamaica as a logistics hub as a critical project at the heart of our (national) growth strategy.Hylton and his team addressed stakeholders in the...

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

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) has acquired the stevedoring business of Shipping Services (Stevedoring) Limited, a longstanding provider of container stevedoring services on the Port of Kingston....

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

The Joint Industrial Council (JIC) for the Port of Kingston has a key role to play in the plans by the Government of Jamaica to expand the port and establish logistics parks, Derrick Kellier, minister of labour and social security....

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

Vigorous discussions relating to priority maritime issues dominated the regional meeting of senior maritime administrators and transport ministers in Montego Bay last week.

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...

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