Friday, January 19, 2018

Bombardier and Transnet Freight Rail Celebrate Handover of First TRAXX Locomotive Africa at Ceremony...

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and the South African State-Owned Enterprise Company Transnet have celebrated the handover and acceptance of the first of 240 BOMBARDIER TRAXX locomotives for freight traffic in South Africa. The handover event took...

Nigeria begins enforcement of ‘palletisation of cargo January 2018

The Federal Governmenthas directed all containerized cargoes coming into Nigeria to be on a pallet to curb increasing importation of illicit goods including arms, into the country. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun said the new...

Kenya Railways to launch SGR cargo transport early January 2018

Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) prepares to launch cargo operations on its Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line early next year, with commercial trials already being undertaken to test logistics preparedness. Road transporters have been charging an...

African Development Bank approves Kshs 16 billion loan for JKIA expansion

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $160 million loan (KSh16 billion) for the expansion of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi in a bid to make Nairobi an aviation hub. The expansion will...
OIL

Kenya ports authority to upgrade Kipevu Oil Terminal

Tendering is underway for the expansion of the Kipevu Oil Terminal that will upgrade the facility to handle four ships at a time, up from the current one ship. Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Managing Director...
manufactures

Kenya’s political stalemate leave manufacturers reduce labourforce

The prolonged electioneering period has seen the country’s manufacturers mull staff cuts as well as a drop in production to meet stalling demand for goods. According to the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) third quarter...

Kenya losses malindi power plant to Tanzania

Africa’s largest wind power plant- Malindi power ,earmarked for Kenya’s coastline has been moved to neighboring Tanzania. The project estimated to cost of Sh253 billion has been relocated  citing frustration by Kenyan authorities. The Swedish...
vessels

The Port of Mombasa received a total of 37 vessels to discharge and load...

The Port of Mombasa received a total of 37 vessels at t the end of last month that discharged and loaded containerised and loose cargo. Alongside the busy container terminal berths went 12 vessels recording...

Container Scanning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wBfElexJI0 Cargo scanning or non-intrusive inspection (NII) refers to non-destructive methods of inspecting and identifying goods in transportation systems. It is often used for scanning of intermodal freight shippingcontainers. ...

Kenya launches China-aided cargo scanners at Mombasa port

MOMBASA, Kenya — Kenya's Mombasa port on Friday launched three China-aided container scanners to enhance efficiency in cargo clearance. Speaking during the launch ceremony, John Njiraini, commissioner general of Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), said the...
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