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Published:Tuesday | May 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Bertrand Smith (right), director of legal affairs at the Maritime Authority of Jamaica, makes a presentation to shipping agents during last week's agents committee meeting held at the offices of the Shipping Association of Jamaica....

Published:Tuesday | May 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Danny Vargas, SeaFreight's vice-president, sales and marketing, was the recipient of the Jamaican Milestone Award for International Trade from the Jamaica/USA Chamber of Commerce...

Published:Tuesday | May 31, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Sea has been designated as a special area for the prevention of pollution by garbage generated by ships, in accordance with the provisions of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships...

Published:Tuesday | May 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Roger Hinds (second left), Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) president, holds the attention of (from left) Michael Bernard, SAJ past president; Lam Yi Young, Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore CEO; Rear Admiral Peter Brady, director...

Published:Tuesday | May 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Voluntary International Maritime Organisation Member State Audit Scheme (VIMSAS) is to be welcomed rather than feared, delegates to a landmark Caribbean workshop held in Jamaica last week were told."The audit is not to be feared...

Published:Tuesday | April 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean Feeder Services Limited (CFS), established in 1999 as an independent feeder operator, celebrated its 12th anniversary on March 19.In a ceremony held at Fort Charles in Port Royal, Frank Wellnitz, a founding partner of CFS, described ...

Published:Tuesday | April 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Zim Integrated Shipping Services, through its local agent, Carib Star Shipping Limited, recently held its Zim Listens 2011 Customer Forum.The aim of the forum was to give customers the opportunity to engage representatives of the line on the needs ...

Published:Tuesday | April 12, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Shanroy Shirley, safety officer at Kingston Container Terminal (KCT), and deputy chair of the Shipping Association of Jamaica Safety Committee has vowed to use the knowledge gained during a two-week Occupational Health and Safety Administrators (OSHA)...

Published:Tuesday | April 12, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Freight and Shipping (JFS), agents of China Shipping Container Line (CSCL), said the recent shipment of coffee to Ningbo, China, is one that will contribute to Jamaica's export growth.

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

Well established shipping company in Kingston invites applications for the position of boarding representative:Key responsibilities include: General vessel husbandry including: Liaising with shipping lines. Liaising with government authorities...

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

The Ministry of Agriculture has extended the deadline for the enforcement of the adopted International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) regulations ISPM#15, for solid-wood packaging material in international trade. The new date is March 1, 2011....

Published:Tuesday | December 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica will be enforcing the adopted International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) regulations ISPM#15, for solid-wood packaging material in international trade, as of January 1, 2011.The regulation covers: pallets, dunnage, crating, packing blocks,...

Published:Tuesday | December 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MORE THAN 80 senior citizens, including the disabled and shut-ins of the Greenwich Town community, were last week treated to grocery items, courtesy of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ).The yearly treat for the elderly was held at the Holy Name...

Published:Tuesday | December 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Customs Department has implemented a number of strategies which demonstrate their flexibility for the busy Christmas season. Both Montego Bay and Kingston Port Handlers will be extending their work hours to facilitate the usual increase...

Published:Tuesday | December 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Miami operated SeaFreight Line announced that it will begin a new weekly fixed-day service calling on Costa Rica and Nicaragua via Puerto Limon in December.

Published:Tuesday | December 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"Challenging, interesting, awesome," that's how Andrine Higgins describes her experience in the shipping industry to date. "I have worked in shipping all my life. I eat, sleep and breathe shipping," said Higgins.

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

Seafreight Line has donated its services to deliver the first 40-foot container of relief goods to St Lucia from Jamaica.

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

Over 200 students, including 50 of the officer class, recently celebrated the completion of their studies at the Caribbean Maritime Institute's (CMI) 30th annual graduation ceremony.The ceremony, which took place on November 11 at the Jamaica Conference...

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

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) will be open for business on the three Saturdays leading up to Christmas - December 4, 11 and 18.

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

Wednesday November 3, 2010, highlighted a cruise shipping record of six ships calling at ports in Jamaica on a single day.In Ocho Rios, the Aurora, Freedom of the Seas and Aida Luna were all in port.

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

Jamaica was named the Caribbean's Leading Cruise Destination and Ocho Rios, the Caribbean's Leading Cruise Port, at the World Travel Awards Americas Gala Ceremony.

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

Jamaica once again triumphed in the World Gala section of the World Travel Awards by being voted the World's Leading Cruise Destination, at the annual grand final Gala Ceremony in London on Saturday, November 6....

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Miami-based shipping company, Seafreight Agencies, with local offices in Kingston, has leased Port Everglades terminal space in Florida.Seafreight was awarded the contract by the Broward County Commission for a 10-year period.

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The annual Caribbean Shipping Association's (CSA) open golf tournament held on Saturday, October 8, at the Cinnamon Hill Golf Course came down to a nail-biting finish. The tournament, which was affected by rain, saw the best nine holes...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 40th annual general meeting, conference and exhibition of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), is currently under way in Montego Bay. The conference, which was officially opened by Minister of Transport and Works Mike Henry yesterday...

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