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Update – Harbour Head Fish Kill

Published Date: December 15, 2023

The National Environment and Planning Agency’s (NEPA) has served German Ship Repair Jamaica Limited, the operators of the Kingston Dry Dock in Harbour Head, a notice to suspend their environmental permit under section 11 (1) of the NRCA Act.

The notice of suspension is served on the company for non-compliance with seven (7) conditions of the environmental permit granted to them in 2019. The company has until December 31 to become compliant.


Angela Hamilton,

Manager, Public Education and Corporate Communication

Public Education and Corporate Communication Branch (PECCB)

National Environment and Planning Agency

Tel: 876-754-7540, ext. 2751;