November 20, 2019

Jamaica: GraceKennedy Foundation gets grant to rescue Kingston Harbour

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By Alicia Dunkley-Willis From Jamaica Observer HE GraceKennedy Foundation has secured a US$960,000-grant from the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund, through its ecosystem-based adaptation facility, as a start to the daunting task of rescuing Kingston Harbour — the seventh-deepest natural harbour in the world — from degradation and helping to restore it to its former glory. Appearing […]

Canadian based company ‘OCEAN’ trains and employs Jamaicans

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From South Florida Caribbean News OCEAN Boosts Employment & Trains Jamaicans for Harbour Tug Services Kingston, Jamaica – Having recently, signed a 10-year contract with Jamaica’s Port Authority for the provision of harbor towage services, Ocean invested approx. $US 60,000 on a training programme for Jamaicans who will be hired to operate the vessels. The […]