Shippers between Nairobi and the global flower hub of Amsterdam chartered at least 1,500 tons of additional air freight capacity in the two weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day to ship in flowers from Africa.
26 Jan 2015
Kenya’s Dock Workers Union (DWU) has modified its long-held opposition to private operation of Mombasa port’s new container terminal.
21 Jan 2015
The China-financed Mombasa-Nairobi rail link that is under construction is facing competition from Africa’s largest private equity firm that has invested $70 million in a competing rail connection that will also link the two cities.
29 Dec 2014
The Kenya Ports Authority is seeking operators for a new, $300 million terminal at the Port of Mombasa.
02 Dec 2014
A $1.2 billion investment from the World Bank will help five East African countries to improve transportation infrastructure and boost efficiency at the region's largest ports over the next seven years.
27 Oct 2014
South Africa’s port landlord Transnet will help educate ports in Kenya, Namibia, Mozambique and Ghana under a new agreement meant to bring their ports up to international standards.
18 Apr 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
21 Mar 2014
Several container lines have scheduled rate hikes in multiple trade lanes from April to May, although any increases achieved could be temporary...