September 29, 2017
PNP YO Commends the Granting of University Charter to Caribbean Maritime University (CMU)
KINGSTON, JAMAICA: The People’s National Party Youth Organization (PNP YO) congratulates the Caribbean Maritime Institute now Caribbean Maritime University on being conferred to the status of University. The University was born out of co-operationbetween the Government of Jamaica and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway, with the aim to train and equip professional seafarers.
We acknowledge the great strides made over the years, as the Caribbean Maritime has extended its reach globally and is today, recognized as a center of excellence for tertiary maritime education in the Caribbean. Importantly, the CMU now enjoys the elite status of being the only internationally approved maritime education and training institution in Jamaica producing world-class logistics and industry leaders.
We urge CMU to continue to drive Jamaica’s economic development through the provision of good quality education and training.
Connoly Black (Ms.)
PNP YO President