Terminal Information

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Strategically located on the Port of Kingston 17°58’W; 76°48’N, the Kingston Wharves Terminal operates 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Our operations are supported with the following infrastructure and expandable fleet of equipment:

INFRASTRUCTURE

 

  • ►     Continuous Quay measuring 1,655 metres (5,430 feet)
  • ►     9 Deepwater Berths for ro-ro, lo-lo, container, general break bulk and bulk cargoes
  • ►     Vessel Draft: 9 metres (29 feet) to 13 metres (42 feet)
  • ►     On-Dock Open Storage: Approximately 250,000 square meters or 2,694,000 square feet
  • ►     On-Dock Transshipment  Car Park: 48,562 square metres or 522,720 square feet
  • ►     On-Dock Warehouse Storage: 16,680 square metres or 180,000 square feet
  • ►     Off-Dock Storage: 20,000 square metres or 215,000 square feet
  • ►     Reefer Plugs: 172 at 440 Volts
  • ►     Total Logistics Facility: 160,000 square feet of Ultra-Modern Logistics Warehouse Opening 2017

EQUIPMENT

 

  • ►     6 Mobile Habour Cranes
  • ►     18 Reach Stackers
  • ►     1 Empty Container Loader
  • ►     1 Toploader
  • ►     14 Trucks
  • ►     15 Bomb Carts
  • ►     1 Terberg Tug Master
We are also able to source additional chassis, trucks, trailers and forklifts as needed.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Tidal Variation .05 Metres
Certified Bollard Capacity 50 Metric Tonnes
Distance Between Bollards Berths 1 – 7: 23 Metres Berths 9 & 9: 25 Metres
Distance from Bollard to Berth Edge 1 Metre
Height above Chart Datum 3 Metres
Fendering Material Rubber
Distance between Berth and Shipside 22 Metres
Distance between Fenders 10 Feet
Length of Berth 183 Metres
Port Restriction: Max Vessel Length: 300 Metres

Max Speed in Channel: 12 Knots

Port Max Draft in Approach: 13 Metres

Max Draft Alongside: 12.7 Metres

Berthing Specification Day/Night
Nature of Seabed Sand/Silt
Ballast Kingston Wharves Limited subscribes to the MARPOL Act which prescribes ballasting in open water. Vessels are not allowed to ballast alongside, in harbour or in Jamaican waters.
Anchorage Six Anchorages are available at depths ranging from 12.2 to 16.0 metres
Pilotage Port Authority of Jamaica (Pilotage Department) ETA/ETD with 3 hours’ notice Telephone: +876 922 5749 Radio Frequency: Channel 11
Towage Maritime Towing Co. Ltd Radio Frequency: Channel 11 Telephone: +876 923 8728