October 17, 2019

Head of IMO commends Caribbean Maritime University

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BY: PETA-GAY HODGES From JIS Story Highlights Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has commended the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), for developing its programmes in accordance with developments within the maritime industry. In an interview with JIS News during his recent tour of the institution, Mr. Lim noted that different […]

Seafreight founder presents grant to maritime foundation

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From Caribbean Life The American Caribbean Maritime Foundation (ACMF) received a contribution of USD150,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Roland Malins-Smith. Mr. Malins-Smith is founder of Seafreight Line Ltd. which was acquired by Crowley in 2015. Malins-Smith, born in Grenada, started his career in 1970 doing research into shipping and transportation issues for the then Caribbean […]

250 students graduate from Caribbean Maritime University

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From Jamaica Gleaner The newly chartered Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) on Tuesday graduated its first cohort of students to be certified since the institution’s formal upgrading in September. Approximately 250 students were conferred with master’s and bachelor’s degrees and diplomas during the graduation ceremony at the Jamaica Conference Centre, downtown Kingston, having successfully completed studies […]

Jamaica, T&T to acquire relief ship

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From Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that discussions have been held with his counterpart in Trinidad and Tobago about co-sponsoring a ship that will provide relief to Caribbean nations during times of emergencies. Responding to Member of Parliament for Central Kingston Ronald Thwaites, who pointed to the need for such a vessel […]