Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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...
port

First berth at the Port of Lamu to be ready next year

The Standard Gauge Railway will be linked to ten berths at the Port of Mombasa by the end of this year to boost cargo handling. So far, 13 berths have been linked to SGR to...
Investors

KPA’s port development agenda impresses International investors

More than 100 international investors on a public–private business mission to Kenya have expressed satisfaction with the ongoing transformation of the port of Mombasa.  The investors drawn from Japan, India, France and the United Kingdom...

KPA urges its staff to promote safety

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Managing Director Catherine Mturi-Wairi has urged her staff to prioritise safety at the workplace through proactive approaches. Speaking during the 2017 Safety Week at KPA headquarters, the Managing Director said putting...

FREIGHT TRAIN CARRIAGES LEAVES CHINA FOR KENYA

Special trucks carrying 10 freight train carriages last Friday departed from Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, for Kenya to be used on the newly operational Mombasa-Nairobi railway. "The carriages, produced by CRRC Qiqihar railway stock...

Kenya Revenue Authority to auction unclaimed cargo at Mombasa Port

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) will tomorrow auction all goods and vehicles not removed from Mombasa port and container freight stations (CFSs ) to rid the port of unclaimed and duty un-paid up goods. Bidders started...
Marine insurance

East Africa attracts more shipping lines- thanks to the new rule on marine insurance

The Intergovernmental Standing Committee on Shipping (ISCOS), is spearheading marine Cargo insurance initiative in all the member states.  The shipping agency is currently focusing on East and Southern African countries to make shippers buy marine...
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