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AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS LIMITED

AirPorts Authority of Jamaica
www.airportsauthorityjamaica.aero

 

The Airports Authority of Jamaica was established on July 31, 1974 as an independent statutory body whose functions are to administer, control and manage prescribed airports, and to provide and maintain such services and facilities that are necessary for their efficient operations. It is also the responsibility of the Authority to provide rescue and fire fighting equipment and services at prescribed airports... [more]

CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY

Civil Aviation Authority
www.jcaa.gov.jm

 

The Civil Aviation Authority was established by the Civil Aviation Act 1995 and became operational on May 6, 1996 under the former Ministry of Public Utilities and Transport. The Authority is responsible for regulating Air Navigation and all matters relating to safety in Civil Aviation in Jamaica. In its mission the Civil Aviation Authority is to ensure that the public is provided with a safe, reliable, efficient and user friendly Air Transport System, which is guided by the standards and recommended practices developed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)... [more]

 

MARITIME AUTHORITY OF JAMAICA

Maritime Authority of Jamaica
www.jamaicaships.com

 

The Maritime Authority was established to implement the provisions of the Shipping Act of 1998, (which itself provides for the establishment of maritime administration). Under the Shipping Act, the objective of the Maritime Authority is to pursue the development of shipping and to regulate matters relating to merchants shipping and seafarers. The Authority has accordingly, responsibility for the wide-ranging activities regulated under the Act and ensuring that they are carried out in an efficient and sustainable manner... [more]

 

JAMAICA URBAN TRANSIT COMPANY

Jamaica Urban Transit Company
www.jutc.com

 

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) was established in 1998 under the Public Passenger Transport Act to operate public passenger transport in the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region (KMTR). Initially the JUTC began by operating the school bus service in September 1999 and in 2000, another franchise, CONURBAN which operated in the Papine and Spanish Town areas, was taken over by the JUTC. Negotiations between the Ministry and the National Transport Cooperative Society (NTCS) concluded on March 7, 2001 with the Ministry taking over that franchise.  A full take-over of the KMTR took place on April 23, 2001... [more]

 

CARIBBEAN MARITIME INSTITUTE

Caribbean Maritime Institute
www.cmi.edu.jm

 

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) is by name, content and operation, the Caribbean region’s centre of excellence for the training of professional seafarers and personnel in the shipping, logistics and supply chain management sectors. The Institute was established in 1980 by the Government of Jamaica in collaboration with the Government of the Kingdom of Norway initially to train Jamaican seafarers. Fully Jamaicanised in 1992 and renamed Jamaica Maritime Institute (JMI), in 1993 the organization became an autonomous body under the laws of Jamaica and within the Ministry of Public Utilities and Transport in accordance with the JMI Act of 1992.... [more]

 

NATIONAL WORKS AGENCY

National Works Agency
www.nwa.gov.jm

 

Formerly the Public Works Department, the National Works Agency was established on April 1, 2001 under the Public Sector Modernization Programme. The agency is responsible for the management of the island's public works infrastructure... [more]

 

ISLAND TRAFFIC AUTHORITY

Island Traffic Authority


The Island Traffic Authority administers the provisions of the Road Traffic Act, which speaks to the testing of vehicles to ensure fitness, road-worthiness and general compliance with standards of safety.  The ITA therefore plays a pivotal role in ensuring that a high standard of safety exists on Jamaica's roadways... [more]

 

PORT SECURITY CORPS

Ports Security Corps

 

The Port Security Corps was incorporated in 1989 to safeguard all publicly owned ports and airports throughout Jamaica. A primary function of this Agency is to reduce the trade in illicit goods through air and seaports and to implement a program for restricted access to these sensitive areas. Over the years the services of the corps have been expanded to include the provision of security services to the major tourist resorts of Negril, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio and Montego Bay, Government Residences, and the Jamaica Urban Transit Company... [more]

 

JAMAICA RAILWAY CORPORATION

Jamica Railway Corporation

 

The Jamaica Railway Corporation was established under the Jamaica Railway Corporation Act . It is the corporate body that has power to purchase, take, hold and dispose of land and other property of whatever kind for the purposes of this Act. The Corporation may sue and be sued in its corporate name and may for all purposes be described by such name. The Corporation is to manage and operate railway (thereby transferred to it), and any expansion or extension of it, or any new railway.  Additionally the Corporation is to provide all reasonable facilities for carriage of passengers and goods... [more]

 

TRANSPORT AUTHORITY

Transport Authority

 

This Agency functions as a regulatory body, dealing with the licensing of all public and commercial vehicles and the regulating and monitoring of public transportation throughout the island... [more]

 

AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS LIMITED

Aeronautical Telecommunications Limited
www.aerotel-jm.com

 

Aeronautical Telecommunications Limited (Aerotel) is a government-owned company incorporated in 1978. In 1998 Cabinet gave approval for Aerotel, which is responsible for the provision of aeronautical telecommunication network and radio services in Jamaica, to become a subsidiary of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).Aerotel is also governed by the Civil Aviation Act. Prior to this, Aerotel operated as a separate entity from CAA, maintaining all digital wave-links and air traffic telecommunication for the Authority and is also governed by the Civil Aviation Act... [more]

 

PORT AUTHORITY OF JAMAICA

Port Authority of Jamaica
www.portjam.com

 

The Port Authority of Jamaica is the principal maritime agency responsible for the regulation and development of Jamaica's port and shipping industry.  The Authority owns and controls the Kingston Transshipment Port, the Port of Montego Bay and the cruise shipping terminals at Ocho Rios and Port Antonio.  In its regulatory capacity, the Authority is responsible for safety of all vessels navigating the ports of entry and the regulation of the tariffs charged on goods passing over the public wharves.  In its development role, the Authority fosters the expansion and upgrading of port facilities and is responsible for the development of the public sector export free zones. The Port Authority is concentrating on maximizing capacity utilization of the transshipment port facilities through growth in Container volumes... [more]

 

ROAD SAFETY UNIT
ARCHITECTS REGISTRATION BOARD OF JAMAICA


ROAD SAFETY UNIT

JAMAICA ULTIMATE TYRE COMPANY LIMITED


ROAD SAFETY UNIT
MONTEGO BAY METRO

ROAD SAFETY UNIT
NATIONAL ROAD OPERATING AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (NROCC)

ROAD SAFETY UNIT
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING REGISTRATION BOARD

ROAD SAFETY UNIT
TOLL AUTHORITY

ROAD MAINTENANCE FUND BOARD


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