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KPA lowers container handling charges as rail cargo rises

The Kenya Ports Authority has lowered container handling charges in the latest push by the Government to improve uptake of cargo through the new...

Clearing agents decry forced use of SGR to transport cargo

Kenya's cargo clearing agents have protested government’s decision to transport all upcountry-bound imports on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) to the Inland Container Depot...

Ships to switch off engines at Mombasa port to curb increase pollution

Kenyan government has embarked on an air pollution project aimed at ensuring that in the next three years, all ships docking at the port...
Mombasa

Mombasa port traffic up by 2pc on better efficiency

Kenya’s main port of Mombasa handled 11.9 percent more cargo in the first half of this year, helped by increased efficiency after its handling...

Kipevu terminal to get a new oil jetty

A new oil jetty is to be constructed at the Mombasa port to handle refined and crude oil from large tankers. The jetty near Dongo Kundu...
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...

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...

Kenya government mulls investing in cruise tourism to boost sector

Kenya tourism sector is set for a major boost following plans by the government to market the country in leading global cruise conventions to...

Bollore Africa fined USD 2 million for cargo delays

Logistics firm, Bollore Africa, formerly known as SDV Transami, has been ordered by a Kenyan court to pay Indian firm Pankaj Transport PVT Limited...
Embakasi

Embakasi container depot upgrade to be completed in May ahead of SGR commissioning

Expansion and modernisation of Embakasi inland container depot is expected to end in May in readiness for higher cargo capacity when the new standard...
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