Through our strategic associate, Jamaica Gypsum Quarries, we can export large quantities of material direct to your vessel, be it a barge or a 27,000-tonne order.

Pier specifications are listed below;

JGQ’s Gypsum Pier Specifications
Port Name: Kingston, Jamaica
Status: Port Open

Port ID Number: 13417
UN Locator code: JMKIN
Port Facility Name: Jamaica Gypsum Quarry Wharf
Assigned Port Facility number: 0023
Description of Port Facility: Bulk Terminal

Latitude: 18.1.N
Longitude: 75.55

Port facility has alternative arrangements (Y/N): No
Port facility has approved Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP): Yes

Approval date:  19-July-2004
Maximum Draft       – 9.1 Meters
Maximum Length    – 172 Meters
Daylight Berthing & Sailing
Height of Spout       – 24 feet (Above Sea level)
Spout Angle Moves at 45 Degree (North, South, East & West)

It is necessary to indicate if the vessel has a bow thruster Wind generally increases after 0930 HRS to approx. 1700 HRS daily.
The density of water alongside the berth 1.023 to 1.025 Port Agent to be advised if the draft survey is to be conducted.

Dead weight table required.


Length of Pier 540 feet (164.59m)
Width of Pier Catwalk -approx. 4ft. wide (12.0 m)
Max. Length of Vessel 172 m
Maximum Beam (Boom) 63 ft. (20.7m)
Draft 30 ft. maximum (9.1m)
Loading Rate – 400 MTS per hour or 9600 MTS per day
Hose Connection: Standard connection – 2″ (5 cms.) male outlet.
Dolphins: Approx. 20ft (6 Metres) apart
Water line to top of pier: Approx. 6ft. (18 Metres)
Number of Loading Hoppers:   3Dimension of Loading Hoppers: 4ft (12 metres) x 4ft (12 metres) Hold 36″ (92cms) x 36″ (92cms)