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Kingston Wharves Announces Leadership Changes Grantley Stephenson Appointed Deputy Chairman and Retires as CEO Mark Williams Appointed CEO

Kingston, Jamaica  Kingston Wharves Limited has announced Grantley Stephenson as Deputy Chairman of the company, as he retires from duties as Chief Executive Officer. Incumbent Chief Operating Officer Mark Williams has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer, both appointments taking effect January 6, 2020.  In making the announcement Chairman Jeffrey Hall, hailed

Drainage Works

Work to construct new drainage on a section of Port Bustamante in Newport West is over 90 per cent complete.  This disclosure was made as officials of Kingston Wharves toured the drain improvement project along with personnel from the National Works Agency (NWA) and the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) recently. Kingston Wharves is funding

Kingston Wharves Extends Hours for Peak Season

As is customary, Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) will extend opening hours to facilitate cargo delivery during the Christmas season.  The festive period is considered one of the Peak Seasons in the shipping industry, when cargo volumes usually increase significantly, sometimes by as much as four times the volumes over non-peak periods. This major rise in

United States Ambassador Tours Kingston Wharves

United States Ambassador to Jamaica His Excellency Donald R. Tapia toured Kingston Wharves recently, along with other Embassy officials.      Chief Executive Officer of Kingston Wharves, Grantley Stephenson took the Ambassador through a presentation on the company underscoring the multi-purpose nature of the port; the company’s investment of some US$50 million in infrastructure and equipment over

Kingston Wharves Leads Clean Up Exercise

Kingston Wharves Limited, through its Millennial Club, carried out a clean-up exercise in sections of the Newport West community, off Marcus Garvey Drive on Saturday (September 21).  Conducted as part of International Coastal Clean-Up day, the activities covered sections of Third and Second Streets. Terminal Manager for Kingston Wharves Valrie Campbell explained that the exercise

Kingston Wharves Presents PEP Scholarships and Gifts

Kingston Wharves has awarded scholarships and gifts amounting to some $600,000, to 28 children of its employees who sat the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) exams and are heading to high school this September.  The presentations were made at a ceremony at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston recently. The children were also feted and given

Kingston Wharves Celebrates 30 Years of Sponsoring Youth Cricket

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL), this year, celebrates 30 years of sponsorship for the Under-15 Cricket Championship, hosted annually by the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA).  “This continued partnership is a signal of our commitment to the tournament over the years, and our firm belief in its main objectives of unearthing and honing cricket talent from an

KWL’s AGM Reports Positive Start to 2019

Buoyed by the positive showing for the first quarter of 2019, CEO of Kingston Wharves Limited Grantley Stephenson said the company is optimistic about the future. “The competition in the port and logistics industry is fierce and becoming more so every year, but we remain positive, assured that we offer a superior product and unmatched

Kingston Wharves “Jamaica to the World” Brings the Curtains down the on the Country’s Successful CSA Hosting.

The potency of Jamaica’s musical and culinary culture was on full display as the curtains came down on the 18th Caribbean Shipping Associations (CSA) Executive Conference with a smashing party, Jamaica to the World hosted by Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) and held at the East Lawn of Devon House.    Brilliant performances by Beenie Man, Christopher

Kingston Wharves Reads Across Jamaica

As part of Read Across Jamaica Day 2019, a team from Kingston Wharves Limited visited the Union Gardens Infant school to share stories from local and international authors with the youngsters.  Students from the Union Gardens Pre-School were also brought over to the Infant School to participate in the event.   KWL team members took the