Maritime General Insurance Brokers Limited

Specialist in complete insurance placement locally and internationally.

Maritime Towing Company Limited

Management company for the tug operations in Kingston on behalf of The Port Authority of Jamaica.

Seaport Equipment Limited.

Seaport Equipment Limited (“Seaport”) was incorporated on 23 November 1976. At the time of incorporation the main activities of the company was to perform stevedoring duties on the Port of Kingston.

In April 1998, we re-organized the company and expanded its activities to include the following business activities:

  • Pilot Boat Services
  • Commercial Diving Operations
  • Dead Weight Survey
  • Hatch Cleanliness Survey
  • Ground Transportation/ Haulage Service
  • Line Handling Service
  • Reefer Monitoring
  • Ship Chandler
  • Vessel/Crew Management

Our focus is to provide a high quality service at a competitive price. Success will be measured by customers choosing us, because of their belief in our ability to meet or exceed their expectations of price and service.

Commercial Diving Operation

The company provides professional commercial diving services for marine industry and general construction maintenance Specializing in Underwater Mechanical Work and Video Inspections– keeping safety and customer service our top priority.


  • Surface and Underwater Video Inspections
  • Propeller polishing and removal of marine growth from vessels
  • Underwater Construction
  • Coffer Dam maintenance
  • Coral and sea grass relocation
  • Submarine Cable Installation, Locating and Inspection
  • Pipe Line Locating, Installations and Inspections
  • Surface and Underwater Welding and Cutting
  • Ground Transportation/ Haulage Service

In 1999, we commenced haulage operations with the Hammar Lift (side-loader) chassis with lifting cranes capable of handling 20ft – 45ft containers with a maximum weight of 33 tons. 

In addition to the Hammar Lift, Seaport operates 20’ and 40’ chassis, a low boy and flat bed trailers.  Seaport present fleet includes:

  • 8  Trucks
  • 3 Pick-ups
  • 1 Panel Van
  • 1 Box Truck

Trucking services are offered to the hotel, bauxite and road development companies presently carrying out development work in the Island. Among the international companies to which trucking services are provided includes:

Bauxite -      Jamalco -Kier
Hotel -      Iberostar
  -      Pinerot Group
Road Construction -      Buoygues
  -      E. Phil & Son

Vessel/Crew Management

Seaport brings a wealth of expertise to the operation and management of tankers and specialized vessels. We have developed longstanding working relationships with vendors and suppliers, ensuring optimum cost effective performance, which have allowed us to provide professional management services with an emphasis on safety. A great deal of emphasis is given to ship board maintenance by fully qualified and efficient crew. To achieve this we have a well trained crew on board, backed up by very experienced and professional shore based staff.


  • Technical Support
  • Crewing Expertise
  • Safety, Quality and Environmental Assurance
  • Procurement
  • Consultation and Special Projects
  • Customers
  • Petrojam Limited- Vessel Management – Tug & Barge
  • Through related companies
  • National Energy Corp. – Crew Management- crew for 10 Tugs and work boats
  • Port Authority of Jamaica- Vessel Management – 2 Tugs

Ship Chandler

We provide prompt and professional ship chandler services to vessels during cargo operations in ports, planned or emergency services in ports or off ports limits.

We offer provision, bond, cabin and deck stores, stationery, technical supplies, marine navigation charts, flags, etc

A. E. Parnell & Company was established in August 1946. The fledging company grew from strength to strength, and became one of the largest independent stevedoring business in Kingston. 

©2013 A.E. Parnell & Company Ltd.

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