Address: Norman Manley Highway, Palisadoes Park
Telephone: (876) 924-8150,1-876-618-2408
Web Site:

What is known today as the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) was established in 1980 as the Jamaica Maritime Training Institute (JMTI), the result of the collaborative effort of the Government of Jamaica and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway (NORAD). The aim of the school at the time was to train Jamaican nationals to mann the Jamaica Merchant Marine (JMM) fleet of five ships. 

The Institute has embraced a new and expanded vision and mission directed by its new philosophy and strategy known as the Blue Ocean Strategy Philosophy. Pursuant to and consistent with the Blue Ocean Strategy Philosophy, the new management has expanded the curricula to include degrees in Shipping, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Security Administration and Management and engineering as shown below: 
Bachelors Degrees:
  • B.Sc. Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • B.Sc. Port Management
  • B.Sc. International Shipping
  • B.Sc. Cruise Shipping and Marine Tourism
  • B.Sc. Security Administration and Management
  • B.Eng. Industrial Systems

Mrs. Joan Spencer-Ernandez - Chairperson

Captain Hopeton DeLisser
Ms. Rosalie Donaldson
Mrs. Denise Lyn Fatt
Mr. Evroy Johnson
Professor Gossett Oliver
Mr. Grantley Stephenson
Mr. Emerson Alleyne
Reverend Miranda Sutherland
Mrs. Barbara Cadogan
Ms. Deneice Aiken
Mr. Fritz Pinnock - Ex Officio
*Appointed March 12, 2012 for a period of three (3) years to March 11, 2015
Caribbean Maritime Institute
Government of Jamaica