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Kingston Wharves Develops Online Appointment Platform for LCL Warehouse Services

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) has introduced an appointment service for its clients who are processing Less than Container Load (LCL) cargo, for example pallets, boxes, barrels and other such shipments.   To support that service, the Company has now developed an online appointment platform that allows customs brokers, agents and freight forwarders to directly make

Kingston Wharves and the Shipping Industry Celebrate Grantley Stephenson and Officially Congratulate Mark Williams

The atmosphere at the gardens of the Jamaica Pegasus was one of celebration and admiration as patrons paid tribute to Grantley Stephenson, the recently appointed Deputy Chairman of Kingston Wharves Limited who retired as CEO after 16 years in the position, and officially congratulated Mark Williams who was promoted to the post of Chief Executive

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