Friday, May 26, 2017

Kenya’s exports to Europe must be protected-EAC

East Africa community (EAC) heads of states will petition the European Union (EU) for penalising Kenya’s agricultural products exported to Europe. Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni, who was appointed as the new EAC chairman was tasked...
warehouse

Demand for warehousing increases as importers resort to leasing

“Today, the growth of SMEs in Kenya has exploded and contributed to an increase in logistics services such as warehousing,” says Meshack Kipturgo, Siginon Group managing director . He says a number of importers today...
SGR

Kenya to launch the Standard Gauge Railway on May 31

“President Uhuru Kenyatta will officiate the event at the container terminal at the end of May before embarking on a train ride,” State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu. According to Esipisu, the President will make a...
seafarers

Govt. should support KNSL to enable trained seafarers secure jobs-SUK

Seafarers Union of Kenya (SUK) calls on the government to support the Kenya National Shipping Line (KNSL) so that those who have been trained can secure jobs. SUK secretary general Steve Owaki says Kenya’s maritime...
Adulteration

Petroleum dealers demand laws to curb fuel adulteration

Kenyan petroleum dealers are demanding that stringent laws, and punitive fines be put in place to curb fuel adulteration and tax evasion by unscrupulous dealers as well as strict border monitoring. In the meantime, Kenya...
VOLVO-TRUCKS

Truck manufacturer to set up Sh2.5Bn assembly plant in Kenya

Volvo Group is set to invest a Sh2.5 billion assembly plant in Mombasa, eyeing the East African region market. This will be the third assembly in Africa after plants in South Africa and Morroco. Volvo Trucks...
TULLOW-OIL-FIELD

Kenya witnesses more oil discoveries

The country's oil export prospects have been boosted following Tullow Oil new discovery of more crude oil in the South Lokichar basin. The firm has announced that it encountered 75 metres of net oil pay...
Tullow Oil

Kenya to audit Tullow Oil after seven years of exploration exercise

Kenya is seeking to recruit a company to audit the costs billed by Tullow Oil in their exploration and production of crude oil in northern Kenya since the year 2010. The audit is expected to be...
KPC

KPC records 12 pc growth in the year ended June 2016

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has posted a 12 percent growth in pre-tax profit to Kshs 12.0 billion for the financial year ended 30th June 2016 compared to Kshs 10.7 billion achieved in the year before. The...

TRANSHIPMENT A KEY GROWTH STRATEGY FOR MOMBASA – LAMU PORTS IN AFRICA REGION

Transhipment is the act of off-loading a container from one ship (generally at a hub port) and loading it onto another ship to be further carried to the final port of discharge. It is...

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