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Port Royal to receive 10 cruise-ship calls up to March

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Port Royal to receive 10 cruise-ship calls up to March

“That is the quickest way to return to normalcy as well as to ensure seamless and safe operations at the port,” she said.

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Stiff noted that the PAJ partnered with the Ministry of Health and Wellness to ensure that various stakeholders, community members, vendors, artisans, and others were able to receive their first or second shots at a blitz held in preparation of the call of the Nieuw Statendam in November.

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The Holland Americas vessel, which was making its maiden visit to Port Royal, was the first cruise vessel of its size to call at a port in Kingston, Stiff said. She noted that this would have signalled to cruise interests that Port Royal is able to accommodate larger vessels.

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The Naval Dockyard at Port Royal is scheduled to receive at least 10 cruise-ship calls between January and March 2022.

In an interview with JIS News, assistant vice president, Marketing Communications at the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), Kimberley Stiff, said that in preparation for the visits, the PAJ is working towards having as many persons as possible within the industry vaccinated.

“That is the quickest way to return to normalcy as well as to ensure seamless and safe operations at the port,” she said.

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Stiff noted that the PAJ partnered with the Ministry of Health and Wellness to ensure that various stakeholders, community members, vendors, artisans, and others were able to receive their first or second shots at a blitz held in preparation of the call of the Nieuw Statendam in November.

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The Holland Americas vessel, which was making its maiden visit to Port Royal, was the first cruise vessel of its size to call at a port in Kingston, Stiff said. She noted that this would have signalled to cruise interests that Port Royal is able to accommodate larger vessels.

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