Wednesday, January 17, 2018

World Bank approves $ 345 million loan to Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project

The World Bank early this month approved a $345 million loan and a further $ 12 million grant for the expansion of Tanzanian port of  Dar es Salaam towards its (DSMGP)  The Dar es...

Air freight Cargo Forwarders

A freight forwarder is a firm specializing in arranging storage and shipping of merchandise on behalf of its shippers. It usually provides a full range of services including: tracking inland transportation, preparation of shipping and export documents, warehousing, booking cargo space, negotiating freight charges, freight consolidation, cargo insurance,...

Britex Air offers two-return flights on Nairobi-Kisumu route

Britex Air Services, a start-up airline, will have two return flights on the Nairobi-Kisumu route at 6.45am and 6pm and return to Nairobi shortly after landing. When demand picks, they will increase their frequencies. The start-up...

Product tanker grounded at Kenya’s coast

A product tanker- Theresa Arctic, which ran aground off the coast of Kilifi in Kenya on June 20, could soon be refloated, according to local sources. The Netherlands-based SMIT Salvage, as well as the local salvage company Alpha...

Mombasa Container Terminal Operating System (TOS)

The Container Terminal at the Port of Mombasa has a capacity of 1.1 Million TEUS with a compliment of equipment shown below that assist in the discharge and loading of vessels, stacking and unstacking...

Shipping faces serious losses from cyber attacks

Shipping companies, including Maersk Group, could face major losses from business disruption due to cyber attacks such as the latest Petya ransomware attack. The financial impact could be severe for shipping companies affected, said...

China to invest US$7 billion on Africa’s Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG)

China plans to invest US$7 billion on Africa’s floating Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) offshore plants in a bid to become the world’s lowest-cost seller with a production timeline of 2020’s. Despite the fact that spot...

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. ...

Namibia: World’s largest diamond-hunting ship Unveiled

Mining giant De Beers has launched a state-of-art £122m exploration ship that will scan for diamonds on the seabed off the coast of Namibia. The mv SS Nujoma is equipped with sonar technology and a...

Blue Economy potential for Lamu Youths

Lamu county employment rate is about to boom through increased investment and capacity building by exploiting its Blue Economy potential. During the Kenya Vision 2030 Third Medium Term Plan 2018-2022 County Consultation forum held at...
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