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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

Regional Ports Encouraged to Shift to take Advantage of Port-Centric Logistic Opportunities

CEO for Kingston Wharves Limited Grantley Stephenson has encouraged regional port operators to make mindset, strategic and operational shifts, in order to take advantage of port-centric logistics opportunities that still abounded despite global uncertainties.  “As an industry, firstly, we need to undergo a mindset shift about who we are and our potential for growth. This

JMEA Members Tour Kingston Wharves’ Facilities

A delegation from the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) recently toured Kingston Wharves to view the facilities and explore avenues of opportunity for cooperation in logistics and supply chain management. The delegation was led by JMEA President Metry Seaga and included other Board members of the JMEA. The team toured the Kingston Wharves’ terminal,

Kingston Wharves Recognises Customs Officers

Kingston Wharves has recognised officers of the Jamaica Customs Agency for their support in facilitating the clearance of cargo during the 2018 peak season which ran from November 15 to December 22. Speaking at a recent luncheon held in honor of the officers, CEO of Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) Mr. Grantley Stephenson pointed to Jamaica