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KWL Achieves Solid Third Quarter Results

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) is reporting solid financial returns for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021.  For the period, the port terminal and logistics service company recorded revenues of $6 billion, a $1 billion or 20% increase over the corresponding period for 2020. KWL also achieved net profits of $2 billion, a 28% increase

Kingston Wharves Cops Prestigious International Port Award

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) has copped the prestigious 2021 Port Industry Award of Excellence, in the category of Technology and Innovation.   The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the Secretariat of Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), the governing bodies for the awards, made the disclosure in a

Click N Collect Takes Centrestage

RJR 94fm’s Too Live Crew featuring Dahlia Harris and Christopher “Johnny” Daley brought excitement to Kingston Wharves recently, when KWL hosted the team at an outside broadcast to highlight the Click N Collect contactless cargo clearance service.  The day also saw worship and entertainment. Gospel Singer Rondell Positive went through his repertoire, performing new and

Port Community Vaccination Blitz a Success

The recently held Port Community Vaccination Blitz resulted in the inoculation of nearly 600 persons. The Blitz was staged by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, in partnership with the Port Authority of Jamaica, Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL), Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) and the South East Regional Health Authority. The event was held at

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