Jamaican Flag Flies High in China

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Jamaica's flag is flying high in China with the launch of two new container ships that will operate in the Chinese coastal trade. Jamaican ambassador to China, His Excellency Wayne McCook and Calvin Chen, deputy registrar for China, are pictured beside one of the new Jamaican]registered ships: the newly named, 7,545 gross ton container ship CCL Moji (ex-Panjang). The CCL Moji and its sister ship the CCL Osaka were launched in a ceremony at China’s Mawei shipyard in Fuzhou.

Witnessing the launch in China, Mrs Claudia Grant, Deputy Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica said: “These registrations add to Jamaica’s recognition and prestige and demonstrate that we are growing in size and stature in the very important Chinese market”.


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