New berth speeds up operations at Kenya port
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – The timely delivery of the Kenya Vision 2030 National Development Strategy is set to receive a major shot in the arm as the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Berth 19 is commissioned on Wednesday. President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to commission the new berth to ease congestion at the port of Mombasa at a ceremony to be attended by Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Southern Sudan Salvar Kiiir. Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat Director General, Mugo Kibati says the commissioning of the new berth at Kilindini Harbour is one of the major Vision 2030 components that will ultimately culminate in the attainment of the Mombasa port operations improvement flagship project.
“The improvement of the Mombasa port with its various components such as the dredging of Kilindini port to a depth of 15 metres and the construction of a second container terminal, are some of the major components that build up to the Vision 2030 flagship project known as the Mombasa port improvement,” Kibati explained. He said that the 240 meter long berth will significantly boost container handling operations at the port while enhancing regional trade facilitation and economic development.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFMSimilar Stories