Maritime Authority of Jamaica conducts island-wide survey

  Jamaica is embarking on a countrywide survey of all the commercial and domestic vessels in its waters to ensure it has accurate data on its maritime community. The Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), as Jamaica’s marine administration, has among its roles, obligations to provide for maritime safety and protection of the marine environment from […]

MARPOL and VIMSAS top discussions at Caribbean meeting

MARPOL and VIMSAS topped discussions when senior Caribbean maritime administrators met in Montego Bay, Jamaica this week. The Regional Senior Marine Administrators Workshop was hosted by the Maritime Authority of Jamaica during a milestone visit to the country by Koji Sekimizu, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Representatives from 20 countries met to […]

MAJ highlights shipping’s safety mission

Shipping is on a mission to ensure the safety of lives at sea. That’s the message from the Maritime Authority of Jamaica as the global shipping industry marks World Maritime Day today (Thursday). The lives of seafarers, passengers and the protection of property and the marine environment are all important components of the modern shipping […]