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Women Urged to Take Control of Work-Life Balance

Motivational Speaker Dr. Nsomi Jaja encouraged a group women leaders at Kingston Wharves to live by design rather than by default. “It is not good to sit around waiting for life to happen, but rather to be intentional in how you plan for your life,” she said. She was speaking at a Women’s Leadership Luncheon

Kingston Wharves Continues to Drive the Port Community Vaccination Effort

Members of the public came from near and far to take the jab at Kingston Wharves’ (KWL) Kingport Building on Tuesday (February 1), as the company hosted its fourth Port Community Vaccination Blitz. The vaccine sessions have been put on by the Ministry of Health and Wellness in partnership with KWL and the Port Authority

Kingston Wharves Recognizes Jamaica Customs Agency

Kingston Wharves recently recognised the Jamaica Customs Agency and presented special awards to 14 of its Officers for their exceptional contribution, leadership and collaboration over the last two years.  The awards luncheon took place at Kingston Wharves’ Total Logistics Facility during Customs Week recently.  KWL’s CEO Mark Williams lauded the officers for their unwavering support

Kingston Wharves Unveils US$60 Million In Infrastructural Development Initiatives

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) on Wednesday (January 12) unveiled US$60 million in infrastructural development initiatives as part of the progressive expansion of its port terminal and logistics services business, and to better position the itself for emerging nearshoring opportunities.   The three projects were, the symbolic ground breaking for the US$30 million redevelopment of KWL’s Berth

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