Circulars and Notices

Guidance for Domestic Small Vessel Operators-COVID-19

Risk Management Act (Enforcement Measures) 2020

The Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) has taken into consideration the severe impact of the COVID-19 on the daily lives of people globally and the consequent problems caused for local and international shipping. We therefore advise all our ship owners to observe the measures which have been promulgated by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Internation Maritime Organiztion (IMO) and to employ all reasonable measures to ensure their health and safety.

Saturday, May 2, 2020/Author: Public Relations/Number of views (81)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for ship operators for the protection of the health of seafarers

In response to the threat of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, this Guidance has been produced by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) to support all types of ships which operate in international waters. The purpose is to help shipping companies follow the advice provided by United Nations agencies including the World Health Organization(WHO), the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), as well as the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Saturday, May 2, 2020/Author: Public Relations/Number of views (67)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Validity of Certificates - ICS Coronavirus (COVID-19)

MAJ Circular 20-03-01

The Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) notes the continued increase in the reach and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its debilitating impact on the global community. The Jamaica Ship Registry (JSR) is steadfast in providing ‘A Commitment to Quality’ in serving our Clients more so during this period. To this end, we continue to remain functional with a small Team providing service in Office. Several persons also continue to work from home to provide the level of service to which we are committed.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020/Author: Public Relations/Number of views (94)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Measures to curtail spread of COVID-19

The Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) as Jamaica’s marine administration, is committed to its mission to promote high standards of maritime competence, safety, security and protection of the marine environment.

As the provider of critical service, the MAJ has been monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We assure our public, that the health and safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020/Author: Public Relations/Number of views (63)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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UPDATE: VOLCANO “KICK’EM JENNY”

Volcano “Kick’em Jenny”, a threat to navigation

The Seismic Research Centre (SRC), University of the West Indies has reported that the activity levels at the Kick ‘em Jenny underwater volcano has reduced significantly. Since 6:00 p.m., on Saturday July 25th, no activity has been recorded.  As a result of this, the alert level for the volcano has been reduced to Yellow

Thursday, August 30, 2018/Author: Edson Willilams/Number of views (422)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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