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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...

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

Minister of Labour Pearnel Charles, has praised what he says is a strong partnership between the management and workers of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ)...

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

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) has awarded four members of its portworker staff for acts of bravery in saving the life of a colleague. The four - Leroy Bartley, Alworth Bennett, Onardo Fowler and Dwight Lewis...

Published:Tuesday | July 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Falmouth in Cornwall, England and Falmouth in Jamaica will have more than a name in common if plans to develop cruise tourism at both ports succeed....

Published:Tuesday | July 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute in partnership with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) have commissioned their Green Energy Project.The project, a two-fold initiative, is aimed at developing entrepreneurial skills among inner-city...

Published:Tuesday | July 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican seafarers and the country's maritime sector are benefiting from education received from the World Maritime University (WMU) and the country's close association with the university....

Published:Tuesday | July 5, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will this week continue to prepare the Caribbean's maritime industry for the Voluntary International Maritime Organisation Member State Audit Scheme (VIMSAS).Delegates representing Caribbean members states...

Published:Tuesday | June 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) is putting the Blue Ocean Strategy to work with several programmes and projects now being undertaken by the school. The 'blue ocean' concept encompasses untapped market space, demand-driven responsiveness...

Published:Tuesday | June 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (FCBF) have chosen Seaboard Marine as its '2011 Firm of the Year'.This honour is awarded to the company which demonstrates a constant commitment to customer satisfaction, quality services, and...

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.

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