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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

Kingston Whraves Limited Annual General Meeting 2020 – Covid-19 Measures

Kingston Wharves Limited (‘KWL’ or the ‘Company’) wishes to assure our valued shareholders that the Company will be implementing measures to protect your health and safety while ensuring that our 2020 Annual General Meeting is compliant with the laws of Jamaica. KWL is mindful that you may wish to adhere to government guidelines on health

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