First berth open at Lamu

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China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) has completed the first berth of the container terminal at the new port of Lamu in ...

Nairobi backs down on SGR decree

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The government of Kenya has backtracked on a recent decree that all cargo imports transported from Mombasa to Nairobi and beyond should be c...

Container pressure in East Africa

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The number of containers waiting at Mombasa has been cut by more than half in the past few weeks – from 22,500 at the start of May to abou...

Efficient Mombasa rail link

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Kenya’s new standard gauge railway (SGR) is currently being extended into the heart of the Port of Mombasa...

KPA extends its reach

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Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has taken over the ports of Kisumu on Lake Victoria and Shimoni on the Indian Ocean. A Dutch firm, Maritim...

Kenya Ports to issue fresh tender

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Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is to publish a new tender as it seeks an operator for its new 550,000 TEU capacity Kipevu Container Terminal (K...

Kenya Ports to issue fresh tender

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Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is to publish a new tender as it seeks an operator for its new 550,000 TEU capacity Kipevu Container Terminal (K...

Mombasa looks for EIB funds

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) is close to agreeing a US$200M funding package that will help Kenya’s leading port, Mombasa, continue i...

Change coming to East Africa

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The development of new ports and railways in East Africa could be about to shake up the region’s long-established status quo....

New terminal in Mombasa

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The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) officially opened Mombasa’s second container terminal in early September. It provides sub-Saharan Africa...

KPA’s Mombasa 2 on stream

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The second container terminal at Mombasa has been completed. Construction work finished in February, and it was handed over to the Kenya Por...

Mombasa crane row

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The dispute over the award of a contract for three STS gantry cranes by Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) to Liebherr shows no sign of abating. Fo...