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Drydock and Ship Repair Yard Being Developed in Jamaica

The Maritime Executive 03 Feb 2023
Efforts are proceeding to open a new ship repair yard and maintenance operation in Kingston, Jamaica. Government officials and the project sponsors highlight Jamaica’s strategic position located near key routes serving the Caribbean, Central America, and ships using the Panama Canal.
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Ship’s arrest in Malta after vessel sold in judicial sale free and unencumbered declared illegal

Independent Online 31 Jan 2023
The arrest of a ship in Malta by the holder of a maritime hypothec has been declared illegal on appeal, since the ship had been sold to new owners in Jamaica through a judicial sale by auction ... Jebmed SRL, on the other hand, held that the State of Jamaica does not recognize its ...
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Shipyard project a worthy venture

Jamaica Observer 30 Jan 2023
Minister Clarke, who was addressing the Invest Jamaica 2022 ... This is an Act that aims to attract investments of US$1 billion or more to Jamaica ... The German Ship Repair Jamaica (GSRJ) shipyard project, we are told, will place Jamaica into the lucrative global ship repair industry.
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After 24 years in cruise sector, William Tatham takes up early retirement

The Gleaner 27 Jan 2023
William Tatham assumed the position of director of cruise shipping with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) in 1998 and after four years was shifted to the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) as vice-president in charge of cruise shipping. At the end of... .
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PM bats for return of apprenticeship programme

Jamaica Observer 26 Jan 2023
Holness was speaking at the launch of a US$37-million German Ship Repair Jamaica shipyard and maintenance facility to be constructed on the Sir Florizel Glasspole Boulevard strip of Kingston Harbour to create economic opportunities for Jamaica and the region.
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PM, leaders lament inefficiencies of public sector

The Gleaner 26 Jan 2023
Lamenting that Tuesday’s launch of the German Ship ...
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Jamaica launches multi-million dollar ship repair and maintenance facility

Jamaica Star 25 Jan 2023
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan 25, CMC – Jamaica has launched a multibillion-dollar ship repair and maintenance facility that will provide dry docking for commercial vessels up to 20,000 tons, and a range of maintenance and repair services to vessels operating in and around the Caribbean and Central America.
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PM says he has no account or funds with troubled SSL

Jamaica Star 25 Jan 2023
“I wanted to wish that in 21st century Jamaica that wouldn’t be the case, but unfortunately it is the case regarding not just our financial literacy but our information literacy,” he said, indicating that German Ship Repair Jamaica project “will earn foreign exchange, it will ...
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Supreme Court halts Noranda/New Day bauxite mining

Jamaica Observer 23 Jan 2023
But sources at the Ministry of Transport and Mining have expressed concern about the effect the halt to production could have on the 25-year mining deal between the Government and Noranda Alumina and Noranda Bauxite, with the latter company focused on mining and shipping bauxite from Jamaica.
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Digital Switchover to advance country’s broadcasting infrastructure - BCJ

Jamaica Observer 23 Jan 2023
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) says the island's impending Digital Switchover (DSO) will see significant advancements in the capacity of the country’s public broadcasting infrastructure ... “We have ATSC 3.0 transmitters turned on now in Jamaica being tested by the television stations,” he reported.
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Jamaica seizes $80 million worth of cocaine from cargo ship

FBC News 16 Jan 2023
Jamaican officials discovered the shipment hidden inside a cargo ship ...
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Tank-Weld eyes more markets for Shacman trucks

Jamaica Observer 13 Jan 2023
Since it exported the first truck to Grenada in September 2019, Tank-Weld has sold another 120 trucks to the eight islands it now ships trucks to from Jamaica ... The company said using Jamaica as the hub for exports to the Caribbean and some Central American countries cuts down ...
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Consideration of access to IMF facilities a signal of economic strength – PM

Jamaica Observer 13 Jan 2023
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says consideration by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of Jamaica’s request to access the Resilience and Sustainable Facility (RSF) and the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL), signals the strength of the fundamentals of the economy.
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PM says Jamaica continues to experience strong economic growth

Jamaica Star 13 Jan 2023
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan 13, CMC -Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says consideration by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of Jamaica’s request to access the Resilience and Sustainable Facility (RSF) and the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL), signals the strength of the fundamentals of the island’s economy.

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