Kingston


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PORT: Kingston

COUNTRY: Jamaica

CODE: JMKIN

1. LOCATION: On the SE coast of Jamaica, at the foot of the Blue Mountains.

2. OVERVIEW: Multipurpose port, comprises facilities in the Newport West, Newport East, Rockfort and Harbor View areas of Kingston.

3. MAXIMUM SIZE:

Break bulk:  LOA 300 m., draft 12.7 m. (HW).

Containers:  LOA 300 m., draft 15.5 m. (HW).

Passengers:  LOA 300 m., draft 12.7 m. (HW).

Ro-Ro:  LOA 300 m., draft 12.7 m. (HW).

Bulk:  Draft 9.1 m. (HW).

Tankers:  Depth 11.1 m. (HW), LOA 229 m.

4. TRAFFIC: Handles Ro-Ro, Lo-Lo, automobiles, containers, bulk and break bulk cargoes.

5. PILOTAGE: Compulsory. Pilotage provided by the Port Authority of Jamaica.

6. TUGS: 2×4,000 h.p. tugs available and 1×6,000 h.p. tug to arrive soon. Compulsory for berthing and unberthing. Tugs join incoming vessel near berth. In case of emergency tug joins vessel wherever requested by Master.

7. BERTHS: 

Berth

Length

Depth 1

LOA

Draft

Cargo

 

(m.)

(m.)

(m.)

(m.)

 

Harbor View:

 

 

 

 

 

JGQ Gypsum

164

 

172

9.1 2

Gypsum, aggregates

Rockfort:

 

 

 

 

 

Rockfort Jetty

224

11.2

183

 

Products, wheat

JPS CBM 

 

7.3

 

 

Fuel oil

Caribbean Cement:

 

 

 

 

 

Cement Pier

86

8.4

152

8.4

Cement

Coal Pier

255

10.3

196

 

Coal

Newport East:

 

 

 

 

 

Myers Wharf

68

 

107

6.8 2

Agribulk

Wherry Wharf

123

 

106

6.8 2

Agribulk

Petrojam:

 

 

 

 

 

North Sea Berth

440

11.11

229

 

Crude, products

South Sea Berth

258

9.2

185

8.1

Products

Jetty Berth

138

5.0

 

 

Asphalt, lube oil

Newport West:

 

 

 

 

 

Kingston Wharves:

 

 

 

 

 

1

165

6.8

152

 

Grain

2–9

1,500

9.0–13.0

300

12.7 2

Multipurpose

Kingston Freeport Terminal:

 

 

 

 

 

North Terminal

500

12.8

305

 

Containers

West Terminal

610

13.0

 

 

Containers

South Terminal

1,500

15.8

300

15.5 2

Containers

1 CD

2 HW

8. CRANES: 14×40 tonne ship-to-shore cranes, 11×140–200 tonne mobile cranes, 11×140 tonne link belt crawler cranes.

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: Only available to naval vessels.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL: Only available to vessels using Petrojam Refinery.

11. WATER: Available at berth.

12. FUEL: Available at some berths and by barge.

13. CHANDLERY: Ample supplies available.

14. CONTACT: Port Authority of Jamaica, PO Box CSO, Kingston, Surrey County, Jamaica. T: +1 876 922 0290. paj@portjam.com www.portjam.com