Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o is mourning the death of industrialist Vipul Amin. Until his death, Amin was the managing director of Seascan maritime and the co- founder of Tricon international Limited.
In his condolence message, the Kisumu County boss said Vipul Amin was a great partner in restructuring of Kisumu’s blue economy sub sector. “Mr Amin has been an admirable contact and partner in the restructuring of Kisumu’s Blue Economy sub sector and marine Business in the larger East and central Africa Region. He has been a key cog in the Kisumu Lake Front Development Corporation and a dependable player in the revival of the Kisumu Port,” said Nyong’o.
“We have lost a great man. A man who was not only very knowledgeable about the marine business segment but was also very mature and resourceful in Kisumu’s industrialization Agenda,” he added.
The late who was a ship builder by profession, has been in the maritime and shipping Industry for more than 30 years. He was instrumental in the building of MV Harambee, Tanker 1, Tanker 2 and MV Allez.
Acting Kisumu City Manager Abala Wanga also send his message of condolence, terming the late as a dependable and highly knowledgeable man.
“At the time of his death, Mr. Amin was working on plans to start the manufacturing of fiber glass boats to replace the wooden vessels in Lake Victoria,” said Wanga.
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