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Day of the Seafarer highlights

Published:Tuesday | July 5, 2022 | 12:05 AM
The Maritime Authority of Jamaica team visiting the crew from ‘AJAX’, portside towing, at Port Esquivel.
The Maritime Authority of Jamaica team visiting the crew from ‘AJAX’, portside towing, at Port Esquivel.
The MAJ team hands out Day of the Seafarer tokens to the team from Ocean Towing, Kingston Harbour.
The MAJ team hands out Day of the Seafarer tokens to the team from Ocean Towing, Kingston Harbour.
Captain Ricardo Roach on the ‘AJAX’, portside towing, Port Esquivel, saying thanks to and bidding the MAJ team farewell after they handed out out tokens.
Captain Ricardo Roach on the ‘AJAX’, portside towing, Port Esquivel, saying thanks to and bidding the MAJ team farewell after they handed out out tokens.
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Jamaica, and the rest of the world, celebrated Day of the Seafarer on June 25, an annual recognition of the significant contribution seafarers make to the global community.

The Day of the Seafarer was held under the theme ‘Your Voyage, Then and Now’, with the Maritime Authority of Jamaica encouraging seafarers to share their stories online. Here are some of the day’s highlights: