Terminal de la Pointes des Grieves of Martinique and Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) of Jamaica are the top winners of this year’s Caribbean Shipping Association’s
Terminal de la Pointes des Grieves won the Terminal of the Year award.
Five sectional prizes were awarded to other terminals in the region.
The Terminals were judged on their performance in 2013.
Grand Port Maritime de Guadeloupe won the award for Port Dependability and Flexibility; Sociedad Portuaria de Santa Marta, Colombia received the award for Port Efficiency and Productivity; Manzanillo International Terminal, Panama was cited for Growth, Development and Improvement; Kingston Container Terminal, Jamaica won for Security; and DP World Caucedo, Dominican Republic was awarded the prize for Port Environment, Health and Safety.
Ports and terminals who participate in the Port Awards competition are judged on their performance during the previous calendar year. The Port Awards was established in 1987 with the aim of promoting the improvement of regional port operations.