Shore handling charges at the key East Africa gateway ports of Mombasa and Dar es Salaam increased in 2015 while port dwell times for cargo continued to languish well below global standards.
16 Oct 2015
The Mombasa County government is trying to extract more fees from users of the Port of Mombasa at two points in the supply chain, which would further drive up shipping costs in East Africa’s largest container gateway.
26 Sep 2015
The ro-ro vessel Höegh Transporter has been released from detention in the Kenyan port of Mombasa where it was held for more than a week after authorities found undeclared weapons in a consignment of United Nations military vehicles from Mumbai.
14 Sep 2015
Shippers moving good through the rapidly-growing port of Mombasa may soon have to pay steep new fees if the governor of the port’s county has his way, a move that could shift cargo to rival Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.