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Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Joseph Lowe (left), member of the managing committee of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), presents the SAJ Award for the highest tonnage through Port Bustamante to Gary Lamb, export warehouse team leader at Red Stripe during the Jamaica Exporters Association Awards Banquet last Wednesday.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Aspects of Jamaica's maritime industry were on show last week, June 7-11, at the world-renowned Posidonia Conference in Greece.

Published:Tuesday | June 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"For enterprise businesses operating within Jamaica and the wider Caribbean, ensuring business continuity is of paramount importance," said Ann-Marie Curtis, client services and business development manager of Port Computer Services (PCS) Limited.

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) last week launched its first study school for the institute's flagship Master of Science Degree offering in logistics and supply chain management, the first of its kind in the Caribbean region...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For the second time in three months, work teams at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) have produced record productivity on one of the new megaclass of container vessels that have been introduced into service....

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Members of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Committee of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) were updated last week on changes and the status of the proposed OSH Bill by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. The group, which has been...

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Shipping executives from the Caribbean and Latin America will meet in Curaçao from May 17-19 to discuss issues affecting the global shipping industry at the Caribbean Shipping Association's (CSA) ninth Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference.

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Twenty-five cadets from the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) last week successfully completed the Tradewinds simulation exercise aboard the HMJS CAGWAY in Port Royal.

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Diana Reynolds, human resource and development manager at the Shipping Association of Jamaica presents Andrew Dale, assistant director, Occupational Safety and Health Department at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security with a gift basket...

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

French mega-liner CMA-CGM has announced that it will launch a weekly Black Pearl service connecting New York, Halifax and Kingston on April 30.

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Everard E. Cox, former director of Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) and the first registered KWL employee has died at the age of 93. He joined the company in 1945 at 27 and served diligently for 49 years, leaving an indelible footprint on the history of Jamaica's shipping industry.

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

Security Administrators Limited (SAL), a recognised security organisation using certified International Maritime Organisation (IMO)-trained instructors, in conjunction with the Caribbean Maritime Institute...

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...

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