October 27 - Harren & Partner has established a new office in Kingston, Jamaica, which comprises three companies, H&P Ship Management Office Kingston, H&P Caribbean Maritime Services and the newly founded German Ship Repair Jamaica - a joint venture betwe

German Ship Repair Jamaica will expand its mobile ship repair service and build a drydock in Kingston, which Harren & Partner says will create hundreds of jobs in the Jamaican city.

Nico Szepanski, director of H&P Caribbean Maritime Services and German Ship Repair Jamaica, said that its combination of German technical know-how and local expertise makes it the "ideal partner" for German shipping companies active in the region.

Harren & Partner has operated a Caribbean container feeder services since 2000.