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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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