Kilindini harbour is the largest and deepest harbor in East Africa located in Mombasa,Kenya.It is 45-60 meters long at its deepest center.It serves as the harbour for Mombasa with a hinterland extending to Uganda.This port is managed by the Kenya revenue authority (KRA). This harbour was inaugurated in 1896 when the construction of Uganda railway began.The construction Of this port dates back before arrival of Portuguese in Mombasa.In August 2019, expansion in the port enabled it to handle Panamax vessels.The expansion project began in 2011 with a total cost of 82.15 million USA dollars.The company that was contracted to expand the port was China roads and bridge corporation.A new berth,with 15 acres of stacking yard provided an additional annual capacity of 200000 TEU.The project increased the port throughput by 33%.
According to the provisions of Section 42 of the East African Community Customs Management Act, The undermentioned Vehicles will be sold at public auction on June 23rd and 24th, 2021, unless they are entered and removed from the custody of the Customs Warehouse Keeper, Kilindini, within thirty (30) days of this notice.
Via a notice in the Kenya Gazette dated August 20, 2021, the government wishes to inform the general public that unless the undermentioned goods are entered and removed from the custody of the Customs Warehouse Keeper, Kilindini within thirty (30) days of the notice. The goods may be sold by public Auction on 21st September 2021.
Notice is given that unless the undermentioned goods are entered and removed from the custody of the Customs Warehouse Keeper, Kilindini, within thirty (30) days of this notice, they may be sold at public auction on August 3, 2021, according to the provisions of section 42 of the East African Community Customs Management Act.
A consortium of investors is counting billions of shillings in loss after Kenyan authorities resolved to destroy a Ksh1.4 Billion haul that they had imported from Zimbabwe. Sirocco Investments (K) Ltd imported 20,000 tonnes of brown sugar from Zimbabwe. The company is among 200 companies licenced to import sugar.
Mitumba traders now have a reason to smile after the Kenya Beaureu of Standards KEBS lifted the ban on importation of second hand clothes and shoes. The ban on importation of second hand clothes and shoes was imposed 4 months ago as a measure to reduce the spread of COVID-19. According to KEBS managing director Bernard Njiraini, the importation of second hand clothes and shoes will follow strict protocols such as cleaning and fumigation of the second hand items at the country of origin before loading. “The
Arrival of MV safari is sigh of relief for Kenyans who use ferry daily. Witnessed commotion at ferry crossing will be history of the past.The acquired MV safari replaces the MV harambee that was involved in the accident that led to death of a mother and her daughter.MV harambee is now grounded. KFS has now seven ships for shipping. They include;MV kwale,MV likoni,MV kilindini,MV harambee,MV nyayo,MV jambo and now MV safari MV safari has amazing features: 1 It has carrying capacity of 1500 people and 62 vehi
After the Ministry of Health outlined protocols for the successful containment of COVID-19, the ferry services in the Coastal city have since been revised to accommodate all users. Initially, immediately the new protocols were rolled out by the ferry management months ago, stampedes were always reported daily, casualties were reported and cases of police brutalizing innocent citizens were rising day by day. In the heavily congested and busy Likoni crossing channel, the Kenya Ferry Services aims to cater for
A traffic at the busy likoni channel for over the years the transport traffic at the busy likoni channel which relies on old ferries has been problematic character by congregation that costs the economy billions of shilling annually. And this is after a huge traffic was experienced early last week, and this is after a public notice the management at KFS said that the ferry was withdrawn and it was undergoing for a mandatory planned maintenance program at the africa marine and general engineering company. And
Old town. Old town in Mombasa is a small area located to the east of Mombasa island and it is adjacent to Tudor Creek. Old town is in mvita constituency. The main inhabitants of this town are a mixture of Portuguese, British Nationals ,Arabs and Asians. Buildings in old town are more influenced by Portuguese and Arab architecture. Old town in Mombasa attracts more tourists every year just like Lamu island. There are many places of interest in old town such as fort Jesus, ruins near Portuguese church, Mombasa
Since the first case of Covid19 was reported, alot of sectors in Kenya were affected. Amongst them was Mitumba (used textile and shoes) importation. The government stopped importation of Mitumba because of the virus. However, nothing is a forever kind of thing. Mitumba sellers can now restart importation and sale of used textiles and shoes, commonly known as mitumba. According to the Kenya Bureau of Standards, this should start immediately. This relief to sellers of the import comes following the development
Mombasa residents have a reason to celebrate Christmas early .They have been waiting for the good news of the opening of the new the New bridge that connect Mombasa Island and the south coast. The new bridge in Mombasa will be in operation before Christmas. The bridge will connect Mombasa Island and the south coast. The bridge will replace the ferry operations which started in early 1930s and has helped the residents of Mombasa when crossing the Indian Ocean. The residents of the coastal region who intend to
If thee is an issue that has been in the news headlines for quite some time is the issue of the accidents that happen at Likoni. There have been a number of accidents that have happened at the section over the past few months and this issue is not addressing the correct way. Earlier today in the morning, a trailer dropped into the ocean after the driver lost control and directly went into the sea. At the time when that accident happened, the driver had been driving his truck towards that Mv Kilindini so that
By Keya Rukosuko Kenya Ferry Services (KFS) has put up 100 taps of running water at the Likoni channel to allow commuters wash their hands before getting into the ferries. This is among measures put in place to prevent ferry users from the deadly corona virus which has so far infected seven people in Kenya. The taps together with washing detergents have been put up on both sides of the busy crossing which is used by over 300, 000 people daily. KFS managing director Bakari Gowa officially launched the projec
A truck said to be ferrying maize from Tanzania, has plunged into Indian Ocean this morning at the Likoni channel. The loaded truck registration number, TZ 548 lost control as it was boarding the MV Kilindini ferry from the mainland. According to the reports from the Kenya Ferry Services, KFS, the loaded truck was boarding the MV Kilindini ferry at around 4.15 am from mainland when it lost control after hitting the ferry's prow causing the truck to plunge into the ocean. The truck was partially submerged with
A car has been reported to overturned at the Likoni channel at around 3pm on Wednesday. The accident involved a pick-up belonging to a SGA security .One person who was hit by the car was seriously injured and he was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. The car had four people but by good luck they all escaped without any injury. The driver of the car who was coming from Ukunda said the brakes of the car failed as he approached the Likoni channel. The driver said he attempted to avoid plunging into the
Accident at Likoni channel as trailer plunges into the Indian ocean. According to reports, at around 4:15 am, a loaded truck Reg. TZ548, lost control while boarding MV Kilindini from the mainland lost control and hit the ferry prow, causing the truck to lose control plunge into the Indian ocean. Luckily, the occupants of the truck managed to escape unhurt or injured. The loaded trailer, which was heading to Mombasa, was transporting maize from Tanzania. Photo: Robin Njogu According to witnesses, the truck
County 001 known for its cultural and economic activities as it is the second largest city after county 047.It is the coastal city of Kenya along the Indian ocean strategicallyOneocated on the shores of the Indian ocean. It is split from main land by Tudor Creek and Kilindini harbour. Nyali is located north of the island and connected to it by nyali bridge. In Nyali, there are many activities going on and it is more attractive site.There are many resorts, shopping malls, banks and restaurants. The livest to