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Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The 11th Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference (CSEC) will bring delegates face to face with the current realities facing world shipping and, against that background, will focus attention on the state and immediate future of the industry in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Jeffrey Hall, chief executive officer of Jamaica Producers Group (JP), and Kathleen Moss, a member of the JP board, have been appointed directors of the board of Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL).

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

A cruise ship from the German cruise line Deutschland, which called at the Ken Wright Pier in Port Antonio recently.

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) has secured capital to expand and further develop the port following last Thursday's approval of the issuance of 357,550,000 ordinary shares of KWL to Jamaica Producers Group Limited (JP) by shareholders....

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

Driven by its Blue Ocean Strategy philosophy, the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) has signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Port Institute for Education and Research (IPER) - an integral part of Ecole de Management...

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

German-based shipping company Harren & Partner (H&P) has reaffirmed its commitment to the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) and Jamaica, with plans to expand its operations locally.

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

The Historic Port of Falmouth has come full circle, royally. Last Wednesday, Prince Henry of Wales (also known as Prince Harry) toured the award-winning facility as part of his four-day visit to Jamaica - celebrating his grandmother, The Queen's Diamond Jubilee...

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

Port Computer Services Limited (PCS), the shipping industry's premier information technology (IT) provider for over 30 years, has rebranded. PCS is now ADVANTUM.The decision to rebrand is a strategic one as the IT company has now moved beyond offering...

Published:Tuesday | February 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Shipping and logistics is a critical element in the Government's strategic plan for the country's growth, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Anthony Hylton has said. Hylton, who was addressing members of the managing committee of the Shipping...

Published:Tuesday | February 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Andrea McGibbon, chief financial officer (CFO) of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), was awarded a scholarship by the Flemish government to participate in a training seminar organised by the Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Centre (APEC).

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The executive members of the Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) made a courtesy call on their member and industry partner, the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), last Tuesday...

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Despite current economic circumstances and the lingering global recession, the president of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), Carlos Urriola, has been encouraging all stakeholders in regional shipping to plan for growth....

Published:Tuesday | December 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) has signalled a booming start to the 2011-2012 winter season which began seven weeks ago, evidenced in the increase in cruise-passenger arrivals being experienced at all ports islandwide...

Published:Tuesday | December 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Roger Hinds, re-elected president of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), has pledged his commitment to continue to put forward the needs of the Newport West (NPW) shipping community. Hinds reaffirmed his commitment to members of the SAJ...

Published:Tuesday | December 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

A section of lower Second Street with dust rising as vehicles traverse the roadway.

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

A pile of marl at the corner of Second Street.This motorist has to navigate his way around the open drain...

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) will be open for business this Saturday, December 17.Normal business hours will be observed between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m....

Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Autoridad National de Asuntos Maritimos (ANAMAR) to provide maritime education to Dominican nationals.The MOU was signed during the recently held Consular Corp...

Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For the first time in the Jamaican cruise industry, the Port of Montego Bay, Historic Port of Falmouth and the Port of Ocho Rios all had two mega cruise liners call simultaneously last Wednesday, setting a country record for the highest number...

Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) has embarked on a series of Familiarisation Trips (Fam Trips) over a six-month period which began in October 2011.These Fam Trips are primarily aimed at marketing Jamaica's four cruise ports - Montego Bay, Falmouth,...

Published:Tuesday | October 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Excerpt from a presentation by Noel Hylton, OJ, president and CEO, the Port Authority of Jamaica, to the Caribbean Shipping Association conference in Barbados on October 10.As we examine the myriad of implications for regional shipping, brought into...

Published:Tuesday | October 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The historic Port of Falmouth was recognised as the Caribbean's Leading Tourism Development Project at the World Travel Awards (WTA) in Montego Bay, Jamaica, last Wednesday.The Falmouth Port, which is the only themed port in the region...

Published:Tuesday | October 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) will embark on a series of familiarisation trips (Fam Trips) through which it will host various executives from the major cruise lines at the port towns in Jamaica.The first Fam Trip commenced on October 8 and will...

Published:Tuesday | October 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) unanimously re-elected Carlos Urriola Tam of Panama and Grantley Stephenson of Jamaica for a third consecutive term as president and vice-president, respectively.Carlos Urriola Tam is the general manager ...

Published:Tuesday | September 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) last Wednesday opened its new state-of-the-art recruiting centre at its Fourth Avenue property. The new recruiting centre will improve the amenities available for port workers...

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