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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

Caribbean Maritime University partners with Kingston Wharves Limited to drive research into logistics and port management sector

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) and the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) have forged a partnership that will advance research and development in the multi-billion dollar port and  logistics sector. The organisations have partnered to launch a Professorial Chair in Logistics and Port Management starting in 2019.   The Chair will be held jointly by two of

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


Kingston, Jamaica (November 1, 2018): Pas Cargo, a leading freight company serving the Caribbean and Latin American region, officially opened its office in Kingston Wharves’ Total Logistics Facility (TLF), 195 Second Street, Newport West recently. Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL), the Caribbean’s leading multi-purpose, multi-user port terminal, has leveraged the synergies of its combined terminal operations

Kingston Wharves Limited Advances Customs Bond to Support Domestic Importers

(October 9, 2018): Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) has advanced a customs bond in support of domestic importers, including freight-forwarders and other business importers of full container loads who are seeking to transfer shipments which arrive at the neighbouring Kingston Free Port Terminal (KFTL). Giving background to the move, Mark Williams Chief Operating Officer at Kingston

KWL Reports $1.6b In Profits, Announces Projects To Position Jamaica As Major Logistics Provider

After announcing profits of $1.6 billion, Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) says it’s now focused on what it calls its “Next Step Logistics” strategy which aims to establish Jamaica as a major logistics provider in the region. Speaking at KWL’s annual general meeting on Thursday, CEO Grantley Stephenson said the company’s board of directors has “identified