Ports development: Kingston (Operators: Kingston Wharves Lmd & Kingston Freeport Terminal LTD), Port of Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Falmouth (Cruise Terminal) partnership between Port Authority of Jamaica and Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited, and Port Antonio dedicated for 2 operations cruise passengers and other cargo handling. (Don’t understand if these are in development or just the current state of operations.)
Kingston Ports are ongoing with investments through both operators. Bulk cargo specialized ports are available on the island, using Kingston Wharves Terminal and/or additional terminals surrounding Kingston Harbour. Private terminals are usually operated by milling companies, who handle minerals, cement, bauxite and additional commodities.
Kingston Freeport Terminal LTD is based on a concession agreement between the Government of Jamaica and the private sector shipping line CMA CGM. An expansion program includes plans to maximize berth capacity, and upgrade dredging, equipment and systems. Its core business is containerized cargo, of which it provides 90% for transhipment and 10% for domestic use.
Kingston Wharves Limited Terminal is the leading multipurpose terminal in the nation’s capital. It provides customized services, cargo handling, warehousing, bulk cargo (maize), a conveyor belt accessible terminal, silos, containers and reefer plugs.