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  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica’s aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf & East coastal area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project. Speaking in Kingston recently, Giorgio Valentini, World Bank Group representative to Jamaica, described the logistics hub initiative as ‘transformational’ and […]

  • 13 February 2013

      The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica’s aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf & East coastal area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project. Speaking in Kingston recently, Giorgio Valentini, World Bank Group representative to Jamaica, described the logistics hub initiative as ‘transformational’ […]

  • 27 May 2011

      In June 2010, the consortium of EXMAR MARINE NV (a 100% subsidiary of EXMAR NV), Promigas S.A. E.S.P and Caribbean LNG (Jamaica) Limited (the Consortium) was selected as preferred bidder for the proposed development of a Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Storage and Regasification Terminal and Natural Gas Transportation System. The Project is expected to […]

  • 25 September 2011

    The Government says it will be hosting meetings with prospective bidders for the Jamaica’s Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) supply project and the… (go-jamaica) [mappress] Source: go-jamaica, September 25, 2011

  • 14 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Tullow Jamaica Limited is set to undertake 2D seismic survey over 3,000 km area off Jamaica. The survey is a part of the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) signed with Petroluem Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) in November 2014. Tullow has contracted BGP Challenger vessel to conduct the survey work on blocks off the south coast of […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Jamaica’s energy company, JPS, said that it has signed an agreement with New Fortress Energy for the supply of gas to Jamaica, after receiving approvals from the Jamaican Government and the Office of Utilities Regulation.

  • 15 June 2011

    Just days after one of the main players described the contractor general’s report on Jamaica’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) project as “shodd… (go-jamaica) [mappress] Source: go-jamaica, June 15, 2011;

  • 10 August 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Jamaica’s energy company, JPS, said that it has signed an agreement with New Fortress Energy for the supply of gas to Jamaica, after receiving approvals from the Jamaican Government and the Office of Utilities Regulation.

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    A ferry service for visitors and locals on Jamaica’s north coast is to be introduced by February 2015, Jamaican Government said in a release. The US$30 million investment is being made by the principals of Paradise Express Ferry, LLC, from the United States, who signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the Port Authority of […]

  • 22 July 2019

    Jamaica’s liquefied natural gas import terminal developed and operated New Fortress Energy off the coast of Old Harbour Bay, in St. Catherine has been officially unveiled over the weekend.

  • 6 January 2012

    The number of vessels calling at Jamaica’s ports last year held steady, even as the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) moves to develop and … By McPherse Thompson (jamaica-gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica-gleaner, January 6, 2012; Image: kctjm

  • 10 September 2010

    Jamaica’s plan to add liquefied natural gas to the energy mix remains a work in progress, but two power providers say they are ready for the… (jamaica gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica gleaner, September 10, 2010;

  • 9 August 2016
    Vessels

    The 2003-built, 138,500-cbm Golar Arctic has arrived in Jamaica to serve as a floating storage unit supplying fuel for the country’s 120-megawatt power plant at Bogue, Montego Bay. Supplied by the US-based New Fortress Energy, the first LNG shipment arrived at the port of Kingston aboard the Golar Arctic on Friday, August 5, Jamaica’s energy company, […]

  • 10 June 2011

    Just over two weeks after the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) issued a report on Jamaica’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, anoth… (jamaica-gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica-gleaner, June 10, 2011;

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first shipment of natural gas, supplied by US-based energy firm New Fortress Energy, arrived at Jamaica’s port of Kingston aboard the liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Golar Arctic on August 5, according to the country’s energy company, JPS. “Natural gas will play a key role in transforming the energy sector, while supporting industrial development and economic growth. […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Secretary General of the UN specialised agency responsible for shipping, International Maritime Organization, Mr Koji Sekimizu, will spearhead a delegation of IMO representatives to Jamaica at the end of this month. Mr Sekimizu assumed the position of the 170-member state Organization on January 1, 2012 and this is his first visit to the Caribbean. The […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Spanish engineering company TKS has been contracted to build the LNG-fueled 190 MW combined cycle plant for a value of over 220 million euros for the Jamaican power utility JPS.

  • 21 December 2012

    The Port Authority of Jamaica has received the go ahead from Cabinet to purchase just over 280,000 sq. ft. of property in the Montego Freeport at a cost of $184 million, to facilitate expansion of the Montego Bay cruise terminal. The Port Authority of Jamaica is a statutory corporation established by the Port Authority Act […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the proposed global transshipment and logistics hub is the lynch pin of the country’s long-term growth strategy. He argued that in this the 50th year of Independence, and coming from a period of anemic economic growth, Jamaica needs an economic transformation. The Minister was speaking […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      Cabinet has given approval for the ratification by Jamaica of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage…. (jamaica) [mappress] Source: jamaica,May 26, 2011;

  • 4 April 2013

    Drydocks World, the leading shipyard in the Middle East engaged in ship repair, conversion, new building and offshore construction, hosted a delegation from the Government of Jamaica led by The Hon. G. Anthony Hylton, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce. Other members included Mr. Clive Fagan – Chairman of Factories Corporation of Jamaica, Dr. Eric […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime Authority of Jamaica, and other key players in the country’s shipping industry, have spoken out in support of the need for more effective international measures to tackle piracy and added its voice to calls for greater resources to rid the high seas of this increasing threat. Speaking at a high profile luncheon […]