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Kingston Wharves Rewards Students for PEP Success

The Kingston Wharves group recently rewarded 18 children of its employees who were successful in their PEP exams, presenting them with school vouchers and other gifts together worth over $400,000. The event is staged annually, but this year the formal celebration of the students was carried out virtually due to the on-going pandemic. The children’s

Kingston Wharves Business Indicators Heading in the Right Direction

Kingston Wharves’ business is rebounding following the slowdown in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   KWL achieved consolidated revenues of $4 billion. This represents a 17% or $562 million for the six-month period ended June 30, 2021.   Net profit attributable to shareholders of $1.3 billion was up 22% relative to the prior year. Earnings

Record Motor Vehicle Moves at Kingston Wharves

Kingston Wharves’ motor vehicle business has seen an upswing, with the company’s transhipment segment up significantly for 2021 over the previous year.  Cargo shipped through the terminal is segmented into domestic and transhipment (cargo destined for other territories outside of Jamaica). “One of the most compelling indicators of the increased activity is the fact that

Click N Collect Bringing Greater Efficiency to Sea Freight

CEO of Kingston Wharves Limited Mark Williams observed that the company’s Click N Collect contactless cargo clearance service is introducing efficiencies normally associated with air freight to the sea freight industry.  He was speaking in an interview following the company’s recent Annual General Meeting held virtually. “Online shopping with its close alignment to air freight

Kingston Wharves Investing US$40 Million In Infrastructure for Increased Opportunities

Chief Executive Officer of Kingston Wharves Limited Mark Williams yesterday announced that some US$40 Million would be invested over the next 18 months in infrastructural development projects. The investment is geared at positioning the company to further capitalise on global opportunities in the shipping and logistics business.  “Shipping is a highly competitive international business, hence

KWL collaborates with agents to offer contactless cargo clearance

Kingston Wharves recently unveiled Click N Collect to its freight forwarders and shipping agents stakeholder group. The service is an innovative and simplified cargo clearance option to satisfy the growing demand for a contactless pre-clearance and door-to-door delivery for personal shippers sending barrels, boxes, pallets and other Less than Container Load (LCL) cargo.   Working with

Kingston Wharves’ Group CFO Clover Moodie Selected for International Women’s Forum Fellowship

Group Chief Financial Officer at Kingston Wharves Limited, Clover Moodie has achieved the distinction of being one of two Jamaican women, and only one of three from the Caribbean selected to participate in the International Women’s Forum’s (IWF) 27th Annual Class of Fellows Programme for 2020-2021.   The IWF is a membership organisation founded in 1974,

Kingston Wharves Donates Tablets and Internet Service to St Anne’s Primary

In line with its commitment to education and as part of its 75th Anniversary outreach, Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) recently donated tablets and internet service valued at over $500,000 to the St. Anne’s Primary School in West Kingston. The tablets will be used by the students to carry out their daily academic activities. Corporate Services

Kingston Wharves Maintains a Positive Outlook

Chief Executive Officer of Kingston Wharves, Mark Williams on Thursday declared that the “KWL ship is steady” as he reviewed the company’s 2019 performance, reported on its 2020 first quarter performance and delivered the outlook for the rest of the year and beyond.  Noting that Kingston Wharves was observing its 75th Anniversary in 2020, he

Kingston Wharves to Execute Over $1 Billion in Infrastructure Projects

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) has announced plans to execute over $1 billion in infrastructural development projects in 2020.  The upgrading plans are part of a four-pronged strategy outlined by the terminal and logistics company’s CEO, Mark Williams, to boost its capacity and position for global opportunities.  Mr. Williams gave details of the plans at the