Jamaica for IMO

Hon Robert Montague, CD, MP, and Senator the Hon Kamina Johnson Smith invite you to Jamaica’s World Maritime Day / Jamaica for IMO campaign webinar.

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Rear Admiral Peter Brady, Director General
Maritime Authority of Jamaica

Dr. Hortense Ross Innerarity, Superintendent of Pilotage
Port Authority of Jamaica

Capt. Devron Newman, Dean
Faculty of Nautical Studies and Marine Engineering
Caribbean Maritime University

Captain Steven Spence, Director of Safety, Environment and Certification
Maritime Authority of Jamaica

3rd Officer Javed Loza, Merchant Marine Officer
Exmar Shipmanagement NV
Adjunct Lecturer
Caribbean Maritime University

Transport Minister Optimistic About Jamaica’s Bid For Re-Election To IMO Council

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Transport and Mining Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, remains confident that Jamaica will be successful in regaining a seat on the 40-member Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the 2022-2023 biennium.

“We will again return to the polls in early December of this year to regain our place on the IMO Council, allowing us to continue advocating for the development of uniform standards for international shipping, while advancing the issues of the Caribbean region, small island developing states (SIDS), and Least Developed Countries,” he said.

Jamaica Advancing In Quest To Become A Leading Maritime State

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Transport and Mining Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, says Jamaica is making progress in its quest towards becoming a leading maritime state.

He said this is occurring against the backdrop of “careful observation of international standards, [and] protection and preservation of the country’s natural environment”.

“We must ensure that shipping activities in our entire marine space and for our flagships sailing internationally are in compliance with the IMO’s international regulations for safety and security as well as the prevention of marine pollution, including air emissions by ships,” the Minister stated.

Brady hailed for pushing small island states' interests in maritime arena

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith has paid tribute to the Director-General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), Rear Admiral Peter Brady, for giving Small Island Developing States (SIDS) a voice in the international maritime arena.

Jamaica for IMO Council 2022-2023

Jamaica pledges leadership, commitment and strategic focus as it seeks re-election to the IMO council

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Kingston, Jamaica April 15 2021: Jamaica has pledged to “offer leadership, commitment and strategic focus” by continuing its role as a Council member of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the United Nations specialised agency responsible for the safety, security and pollution control of the global shipping industry.