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Published:Tuesday | July 7, 2020 | 12:16 AM

On the retirement of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Melvin Kerr in 2019, the leadership of the Newport West Police Post was assumed by DSP Lorraine Elliston earlier this year. Shipping Industry news gets an early view of the 26-year veteran...

Published:Tuesday | July 7, 2020 | 12:11 AM

CMA CGM BOMAR REGINA 07/07 AS FIORELLA 07/07 LETAVIA 08/07 ASIAN TRADER 08/07 ALEXIS 08/07 CSCL LONG BEACH 09/07 CFS PANJANG 09/07 ILIOS 09/07 PACIFIC TRADER 09/07 PACIFIC TRADER 10/07 CONTSHIP ZOE 10/07 BOMAR PRAIA 12/07 CMA CGM FORT SAINT...

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2020 | 12:06 AM

International Chamber of Shipping Chairman Esben Poulsson expressed gratitude about the cooperation between industry and social partners on the issue of crew changes. However, “government bureaucracy and a lack of political leadership has meant...

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says that ships’ meteorological reports can make a significant contribution to safety of life and navigation. Through its international scheme, called the WMO Voluntary Observing Ships (VOS) scheme, ships...

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2020 | 12:09 AM

As the maritime industry continues its representation for crew members’ repatriation during the global pandemic, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Kitack Lim, is calling for the recognition of seafarers as...

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2020 | 12:09 AM

The psychological well-being of crew members on board vessels awaiting transfer is the most pressing challenge facing the maritime industry currently. This is the view expressed by Juan Carlos Croston, president of the Caribbean Shipping...

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2020 | 12:09 AM

CMA CGM CFS PACENO 24/06 CFS PACENO 24/06 CFS PACENO 24/06 CFS PACENO 24/06 CSCL ZEEBRUGGE 25/06 X-XPRESS YERUPAJA 25/06 CSCL ZEEBRUGGE 25/06 X-XPRESS YERUPAJA 25/06 CSCL ZEEBRUGGE 25/06 X-XPRESS YERUPAJA 25/06 CSCL ZEEBRUGGE 25/06...

Published:Tuesday | June 16, 2020 | 12:12 AM

As Jamaica moves to reopen its borders, Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton has urged the nation to brace for a major spike in the number of coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...

Published:Tuesday | June 16, 2020 | 12:11 AM

Following the expiration of the Government’s work-from-home order on June 1, the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) and its members have committed to the continuation of strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols which they have enforced to...

Published:Tuesday | June 16, 2020 | 12:06 AM

June 16-22, 2020 CMA CGM VESSELS ETA KINGSTON GERHARD SCHULTE 17/06 PACIFIC TRADER 17/06 SKIATHOS I 17/06 APL SALALAH 18/06 ILIOS 18/06 YERUPAJA 18/06 YERUPAJA 19/06 HAMBURG TRADER 19/06 CMA CGM VENTANIA 19/06...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2020 | 12:08 AM

Leaders from maritime unions are asking governments to assist crew members who are trapped on their ships, unable to return home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is estimated that over 200,000 seafarers across the marine unions are facing this...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2020 | 12:07 AM

June 9-15, 2020 CMA CGM VESSELS ETA KINGSTON CONTSHIP PAX 09/06 CMA CGM VENTANIA 09/06 CFS PANJANG 09/06 CFS PAFILIA 10/06 LUTETIA 10/06 APL TBN 14 10/06 SEABOARD SUN 10/06 POHORJE 10/06 ASIAN TRADER 10/06...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Kingston Harbour is about to get cleaned, thanks to a US$1-million award from California’s Benioff Ocean Initiative to deploy an interceptor, a device which prevents plastic waste in rivers and drains from entering the sea. The innovation is the...

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2020 | 12:12 AM

June 2-8, 2020 KINGSTON CMA CGM VESSELS ETA WATERMARK ST GEORGE 02/06 CFS PANJANG 02/06 HANSA GRANITE 03/06 KATHERINE 03/06 CFS PACENO 04/06 ASIAN TRADER 04/06 COSCO NINGBO 04/06 VEGA SCORPIO 04/06 BOMAR REBECCA...

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2020 | 12:12 AM

The managing committee, management, members, and staff of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) are saddened by the passing of Minister of Labour...

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2020 | 12:12 AM

Among the many responsibilities of local shipping agents is that of arranging emergency medical assistance for the shipping lines they represent. Though not a regular occurrence, such emergencies do happen from time to time, and there are...

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2020 | 12:12 AM

‘THE POWER of Maritime Technology in the Era of Social Distancing’ was the topic for discussion in the Caribbean Shipping Association’s (CSA) webinar on Thursday, May 28, via Zoom. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CSA was unable to stage its...

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2020 | 12:08 AM

As the world adapts to the ‘new normal’ ushered in by COVID-19, shipping and the entire supply chain have been exhibiting two of the characteristics that are vital to survival: innovation and flexibility. These new approaches to doing business...

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2020 | 12:08 AM

Pier 17 Jamaica, a new member of the Shipping Association of Jamaica, started operations in May 2020, offering to freight forwarders exclusive ‘less than container load’ (LCL) services as a neutral consolidator, with regional inter-connections for...

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2020 | 12:05 AM

May 26-June 1, 2020 KINGSTON CMA CGM VESSELS ETA CONTSHIP PAX 26/05 YERUPAJA 27/05 BOMAR PRAIA 27/05 MARY 27/05 VEGA SCORPIO 28/05 APL PARIS 28/05 CMA CGM VENTANIA 28/05 TBN 29/05 APL TBN 14 29/05 CONTSHIP...

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Chairman of the Council of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Professor Gordon Shirley has announced a number of key appointments as the university continues its drive to strengthen its governance framework. Professor Evan Duggan has been...

Published:Tuesday | May 19, 2020 | 12:15 AM

The second quarter of 2020 sees the COVID-19 pandemic taking its toll on shipping, with an estimated 25 per cent decrease in container volumes worldwide, according to freightwaves.com, publishers of the online market research journal American...

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2020 | 12:11 AM

CMA CGM CONTSHIP PAX 26/05 YERUPAJA 27/05 BOMAR PRAIA 27/05 MARY 27/05 VEGA SCORPIO 28/05 APL PARIS 28/05 CMA CGM VENTANIA 28/05 TBN 29/05 APL TBN 14 29/05 CONTSHIP ZOE 29/05 GERHARD SCHULTE 31/05 CMA CGM FORT ST CHARLES 31/05 NORDMAPLE 01/06 AS...

Published:Tuesday | May 12, 2020 | 12:05 AM

THE JAMAICA Customs Agency (JCA) has advised that effective Monday, May 11, customs officers are no longer preparing Simplified Declarations (IMS4) for walk-in customers clearing shipments not exceeding US$5,000. The Shipping Association of Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | May 12, 2020 | 12:05 AM

PRELIMINARY RESULTS from the COVID-19 compliance audit being conducted by the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) among its 79 members, show that members have been complying diligently with government guidelines. The audit commenced on Monday,...

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