Our MissionOur Vision
Developers and regulators of the world class facilities and services that ensure the sustainable growth of Jamaica’s maritime industry and maximum satisfaction of all stakeholders.
The western hemisphere’s beacon of maritime excellence.
The Port Authority of Jamaica is a statutory corporation established by the Port Authority Act of 1972. It is the principal maritime agency responsible for the regulation and development of Jamaica’s port and shipping industry. The Port Authority is responsible for the safety of all vessels navigating the ports of entry and regulation of the tariffs charged on goods passing through the public wharves.