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Mission Statement
"To promote and foster the highest quality service to the maritime industry through training development; working with all agencies, groups and other associations for the benefit and development of its members and the peoples of the Caribbean region."

GENERAL COUNCIL
2013-2014
  • PRESIDENT:
    Grantley Stephenson
  • VICE PRESIDENT:
    David Jean-Marie
  • IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT:
    Carlos Urriola-Tam
  • GROUP A CHAIRMAN:
    Roger Hinds
  • GROUP A REPRESENTATIVE:
    Hernan Ayala-Rubio
  • GROUP A REPRESENTATIVE:
    Kim Clarke
  • GROUP A REPRESENTATIVE:
    Marc Sampson
  • GROUP B CHAIRMAN:
    Ernest Taylor
  • GROUP B REPRESENTATIVE:
    Juan Carlos Croston
  • GROUP C CHAIRMAN:
    Stephen Bell
  • GROUP C REPRESENTATIVE:
    Cyril Seyjagat
  • GROUP D CHAIR:
    Jeanine Liong-A-San

  • CARIBBEAN SHIPPING ASSOCIATION

    CARIBBEAN SHIPPING ASSOCIATION (CSA)

    Monica Silvera Scholarship

    Background

    The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) is the voice of the regional shipping industry, with private and public sector membership in over 20 countries that border/touch the Caribbean sea in the four main language groups Ė English, Spanish, French, Dutch. Its mission is: "To promote and foster the highest quality service to the maritime industry through training development, working with all agencies, groups and other associations for the benefit and development of its members and the peoples of the Caribbean region."

     

    In keeping with its mandate for the provision of training and development, on January 26, 2005, the CSA established a new scholarship at the Caribbean Maritime Institute in loving memory of the late Monica Silvera, first female Executive Vice-President. "The Caribbean Shipping Association Ė Monica Silvera Scholarship" is valued at US$26,000 and will be awarded to one person every four years.

     

    The scholarship, which is tenable at the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), covers tuition costs for all four years of any selected Bachelor of Science degree programme offered by the Institute (CMI) commencing September 2009.

     

    Criteria for Selection

    This scholarship is open to persons residing in member countries of the CSA who are interested in the pursuance of higher education in the shipping, logistics and supply chain management sectors. Candidates will be expected to satisfy the matriculation requirements and academic standards established by the Caribbean Maritime Institute. The candidate selected will be the most qualified, with the greatest financial need, who displays leadership traits and has a record of selfless community involvement. The scholarship funds will be disbursed yearly, so candidate will be required to maintain a 3.0 grade point average to remain in the programme.

     

    Candidates are asked to complete the approved application form and send it along with supporting documents to the Registrar, Caribbean Maritime Institute, Palisadoes Park, P.O. Box 8081, Kingston CSO, Jamaica, W.I. Deadline for submission is February 20, 2009 for entry in September.

     

    Selection Committee

    The successful candidate will be selected by a four-member panel comprising selected individuals from the membership of the Caribbean Shipping Association. The Caribbean Maritime Institute will short-list potential candidates for the scholarship and make recommendations to panel. The President of the Caribbean Shipping Association will announce the recipient of the first award at the Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference in Cartagena, Colombia in May 2009.

     

    Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.) Degrees in Shipping and Logistics

    The Bachelor Degree is a four year full-time / part-time programme. This interdisciplinary programme is designed to equip personnel with management skills in four (4) specialised areas: 

    * Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    * Cruise Shipping and Marine Tourism Management

    * Port Management

    * International Shipping

     The programme prepares candidates to gain entry and middle level employment in the Shipping, Logistics and Supply Chain Management industries.

     

    Entry Requirements

    Option One:

    At least five (5) CXC/ SSC / GCE OíLevel subjects including Mathematics and English Language or any other equivalency recognized by University Council of Jamaica.

     

    Option Two:

    For mature applicants, the Institute will consider entry if the candidate can satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

    o At least five or more passes in CXC / GCE OíLevel and a minimum of one year work experience in a related industry.

    o Professional certification and/or on-the-job training and certification

    o Satisfy a panel of interviewers of his/her ability to pursue further study

    o Demonstrated aptitude (exposure to tertiary level education)

    o Have a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience with a letter from immediate supervisor

    Option Three:

    Candidates with qualifications from other recognized Maritime Institutions or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized secondary/tertiary institution. Equivalency recognition by the University Council of Jamaica will be sought for candidates in this category.

     

    Course Content

    The first two years of each programme focuses on the following subject areas.

     Port Administration

    * Port Operations

    * Computer Studies

    * Logistics Management

    * Introduction to Management

    * Geography of Ocean Transport

    * Marine Pollution & Environmental Studies

    * Principles of Accounts

    * Marketing Practices

     

    Maritime Logistics

    * General Ship Knowledge

    * Seaborne Cargo & Dangerous Goods

    * Cargo Planning

    * Marine Terminal Operations

    * Modal & Intermodal Transport

     

    Shipping Business

    * Commercial Shipping

    * Elements of Economics

    * Maritime Law

    * Broking & Chartering Practices

    * Carriage of Goods by Sea Law

    * International Trade and Finance

    * Marine Insurance

     

    In addition, students are required to complete the following courses:

    * Quantitative Methods

    * Social Research Methods

    * Business Communication

    * Mathematics

    * Public Speaking

    * Project Writing

    * Major Project

    In the last two years of each programme, students will be streamed into the four specialized areas:

     

    Port Management

    General Education

    * Financial Management

    * Organisational Behaviour and Ethics

    * Information Technology

    * Statistics

    * Marketing Management

    * Business Communication

    * Human Resource Management

    * Spanish

    * Industrial Relations

     

    Specializations

    * Port Economics

    * Port Technology and Planning

    * Research Methodology and Study Skills

    * Project Management

    * Port Marketing and Pricing

    * Maritime Law and International Conventions

    * Strategic Management

    * Logistics and Supply Chain Management I

    * Maritime and Transport Economics

    * Customs Process

    * Maritime Security

    * Port Operations Management

    * Sustainable Development

    * Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

    * Research / Project

     

    Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    General Education

    * Financial Management

    * Organisational Behaviour and Ethics

    * Information Technology

    * Statistics

    * Marketing Management

    * Business Communication

    * Human Resource Management

    * Spanish

    * Industrial Relations

     

    Specializations

    * Inventory Management

    * Transportation

    * Research Methodology and Study Skills

    * Project Management

    * Maritime Law and International Conventions

    * Warehousing Management

    * Strategic Management

    * Logistics and Supply Chain Management I

    * Maritime and Transport Economics

    * Customs Process

    * Logistics and Supply Chain Management II

    * Maritime Security

    * Sustainable Development

    * Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

    * Research / Project

     

    International Shipping

    General Education

    * Financial Management

    * Organisational Behaviour and Ethics

    * Information Technology

    * Statistics

    * Marketing Management

    * Business Communication

    * Human Resource Management

    * Spanish

    * Industrial Relations

     

    Specializations

    * International Business

    * Transport Economics

    * Project Management

    * Maritime Law and International Conventions

    * Advanced Geography

    * Strategic Management

    * Logistics and Supply Chain Management I

    * Maritime and Transport Economics

    * Environmental Management

    * Maritime Security

    * Sustainable Development

    * Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

    * Research Methodology and Study Skills

    * Research / Project

     

    Cruise Shipping and Marine Tourism

    General Education

    * Financial Management

    * Organisational Behaviour and Ethics

    * Information Technology

    * Statistics

    * Marketing Management

    * Business Communication

    * Human Resource Management

    * Spanish

    * Industrial Relations

     

    Specializations

    * International Tourism Business

    * Tourism and Hospitality Law

    * Research Methodology and Study Skills

    * Project Management

    * Maritime Law and International Conventions

    * Cruise Ship Management

    * Strategic Management

    * Logistics and Supply Chain Management I

    * Maritime and Transport Economics

    * Sustainable Tourism Development

    * Tourism Policy and Planning

    * Port Agency Operations

    * Maritime Security

    * Tourism Product Development

    * Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

    * Research / Project

     

    Programme Electives (all four degrees)

    * Relationship Marketing

    * International Business

    * Protocol and Business Etiquette

    * Leadership

    * Social Responsibility

     

     

    Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Security Administration and Management

    This programme is a professional course offered by the Caribbean Maritime Institute and Security Administrators Limited on full-time and part-time basis. It was developed to prepare candidates to gain entry and middle level employment and to advance their career in both land base, sea and air port security units.

    Entry Requirements

    Option One:

    At least five (5) CXC / GCE O/L inclusive of English Language or any other equivalency recognized by University Council of Jamaica. Candidates in this category are required to complete the course in Four (4) years or eight (8) semesters on full time OR four (4) calendar years of (12) semesters on part time.

    Option Two:

    Mature candidates, who must be at least 23 years of age and must have at least three (3) years of work experience at supervisory level in security administration or equivalent qualification. Candidates with mature entry qualification is required to complete the course in Four (4) years of eight (8) semesters on full time OR four (4) calendar years of (12) semesters on part time.

    Option Three:

    Candidates who have completed the PFSO course up to advance level from SAL or any other recognised security training institution. Candidates in this category are required to complete the course in three (3) years of six (6) semesters on fulltime or Three (3) years of nine (9) semesters on part time.

     

    Course Content

    Semester One

    Introduction to Accounting

    Introduction to Management

    Information Technology

    Communication Skills

    School Safety Consulting Services

    Social Psychology

     

    Semester Two

    Financial Accounting 2

    Elective

    Statistics

    Introduction to Port Facility Security Assessment

    Sociology

     

    Semester Three

    Introduction to Crowd Management

    Security Supervisory Leadership

    Intelligence Gathering and Analysis

    Armed Response Teams Tactics

    Industrial Experience

     

    Semester Four

    Strategic Management

    Fundamentals of Risk Management

    Maritime Security (national & private)

    Advance Port Facility Security Assessment

    Elective

    Security Control and Management

     

    Semester Five

    Spanish 1

    Law of Industrial Relations

    Professionalism, Ethics & Social Responsibility

    Private and National Security Interface

    Human Resource Management

    Cultural Relations and Diversity

     

    Semester Six

    Facility Security

    Research and Study Skills

    Work Place Violence Detection and Management

    Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

    Occupational Health and Safety

    Ship and Seaport Interface

     

    Semester Seven

    Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)

    Terrorism and Countermeasures

    Industrial Experience

     

    Semester Eight

    International Laws and Convention

    Elective

    Close Protection/Bodyguard

    Event Security Management

    Crisis Management

    Research Project

     

    Work Experience

    The degree includes a work experience or internship component that allows candidates to gain practical and management skills in a suitable working environment.

     

     

    Bachelors of Engineering (B.Eng.) in Industrial Systems

    This degree is designed to produce a graduate with the broad-based engineering education that will enable him/her to assess user requirements and direct the acquisition and technical implementation of industrial systems in the manufacturing industry, public utilities sector, process and other allied industries.

     

    Entry Requirements

    Option 1:

    Attain passes in at least five (5) GCE OíLevel, Grades A, B, C or CXC proficiency, Grades I, II or III (included as at June 1998) to include Mathematics, English, two science subjects and any other.

    Option 2

    At least four years related industrial experience with (a) at least GCE or CXC passes in Mathematics and English or (b) successful in passing an entrance test in Mathematics and English.

    Option 3

    Transfer credit from other marine officerís programme and other Institutions to be assessed and awarded.

    Option 4

    Pre-engineering certificate with GPA of 2.4 or above

     

    Final selection will be based on an Interview.

     

    Course Content

    In the first two years of the programme, candidates will cover the following subject areas:

     

    Semester I

    Mathematics

    Communication III

    Engineering Drawing

    Indíl Engineering Chemistry

    Engineering Science

    Physics

    Computer Application

    Workshop Processes/Practice

     

    Semester II

    Workshop Technology

    Principles of Thermodynamics

    Applied Mathematics I

    Electrical Technology

    Welding Technology

    Power Plant Principles

    Fluid Mechanics

     

    Semester III

    Materials Technology

    Electronics Principles

    Indíl Power Plant Operations

    Control & Instrumentation

    Mobilization of Liquid/Gases

    Fuel Technology

    Engineering Drawing & Design

     

    Semester IV

    Engineering Mathematics

    Electrical Principles & Application

    Principles of Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning

    IIndíl Plant Maintenance & Plant Safety

    Production Systems

    Indíl Administration & Business

     

    Industry Awareness

    There will be an Industry awareness programme relating to the professional areas of study.

    Duration: 1 day weekly for 1 semester.

    The last two years of the programme will encompass the following:

     

    Core Science

    Engineering Mathematics I, II & III

    Probability and Statistics

    Research Methods

    Occupational Health and Safety

     

    Core Engineering

    Control Engineering and Instrumentation

    Industrial Electronics

    Computer Architecture and Programming

    Designs, Materials and Processes

    Energy & Fluid Flow

    Fluid Systems and Power Conversion

    Energy Conversion Systems

    Renewable Energy

    Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing

    Manufacturing Processes I & II

    Strength of Materials & Structures

    Industrial Systems & Material Handling

    Dynamics, Noise and Vibration

     

    Core Management

    Management for Engineers

    Labour and Employment Law

    Operations Management


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