PORT AUTHORITY OF JAMAICA
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 is responsible for the safety of all vessels navigating the ports of entry.
Under its Cruise Jamaica brand, the Authority works with a several agencies including the Jamaica Tourist Board, Tourism and the Tourism Product Development Company and the Urban Development Corporation to develop the destination’s capabilities as a cruise destination.
Jamaica continues to enjoy its position as one of the world's premier ports of call as confirmed at the 2014 World Travel Awards receiving numerous awards including “The Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port – Ocho Rios” and “The World’s Leading Cruise Destination”.