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Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With Jamaica prone to natural disasters and businesses at risk of system failures, Port Computer Services Limited (PCS) has taken the bold step to offer two new software solutions to allow for business continuity in the aftermath of a disaster or total...

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TAIWAN'S largest container line, Evergreen Marine, and rated third in the United States (US) top 100 carriers for 2009, expects its business to return to the black in 2010 following net losses of T$2.6 billion ($81.6m) in the third quarter of last...

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Several members of the shipping industry recently gave back to the youth by participating in Junior Achievement Jamaica, a programme aimed at educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy....

Published:Tuesday | March 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) last week gave more Jamaicans the opportunity to purchase educational as well as recreational books by hosting the Logos Hope book ship at its multi-purpose terminal....

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The chairman and chief executive officer of Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL), Grantley Stephenson, has rejected media reports of a bid by Chinese interests to purchase that facility.His response came as a result of ongoing confusion in the media with...

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica, the regulatory body for the island's ports, has announced that the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) has been appointed the delegated authority under the amended Port Management ...

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mark Butler, stevedore.SAJ training focused on industry progress, says GMThe Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) continues to deepen its commitment to the nation by aggressive leadership in the development of training for staff and other members ...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Norwegian-based Höegh Autoliners has launched its new motor vehicle transhipment hub, in what the company's representative, Tore Listad, has described as the "heart of the Caribbean", Kingston...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) has been conferred with the coveted International Standards Organisation (ISO) 9001:2008 certification by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Inc.CMI now enjoys the elite status of...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

'When we get to that stage, I want Customs to be a meritocracy.'The Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) system introduced by the Jamaica Customs Department in May last year has been yielding rewards, Commissioner of Customs, Danville Walker...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Seventeen months after the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) opened the doors to a cybercafé at its recruiting centre, the café continues to aid the stevedoring staff in furthering their education, as well as accessing information on the shipping...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), HEART Trust/NTA, Enterprise Based Training Department and Luxury Yacht Group have joined forces to develop a training programme to prepare seafaring students at the CMI to...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Employees at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) last week made history with a record 168 moves per crane hour on the Zim Antwerp, the largest container vessel to berth in Jamaica.The vessel, which is 334 metres long, was off-loaded by four super-post...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SeaFreight Line has resumed service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as of January 27.Service had been suspended since the devastating earthquake hit the island early January.

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Seaboard Marine has resumed vessel calls to Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the island early January.The M/V Seaboard Sun has already made two calls to Haiti to the port of Lafiteau.

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Picture the height of a Kingston skyscraper. Now imagine it floating in 45 feet of water in the Kingston harbour. That is just about the height of the Zim Antwerp, the largest container vessel ever to berth in Jamaica. The Zim Antwerp called Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | January 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) public relations assistant, Yahneake Sterling, presents groceries to a disabled citizen during the association's annual treat for the elderly at Greenwich Town.

Published:Tuesday | January 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the last year, the local shipping industry faced what seemed like a storm as the global recession threw high waves of challenges from all directions. Staying afloat was not an easy task but I am proud to say the shipping industry is doing everything in its power ....

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