Latest News for: Nairobi shipping


Chinese-built seaport in Kenya receives bulk cargo vessel

People Daily 20 Jul 2021
NAIROBI, July 19 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese-built Lamu port ... "The dream of spearheading the transhipment business at the Lamu port has now become a reality with the arrival of the world's biggest and most reputable shipping lines," Mwangemi said in a statement issued in Nairobi.

Africa to get U.S. COVID shots next week as cases surge

Metro USA 01 Jul 2021
HARARE/NAIROBI (Reuters) -The United States will begin shipping the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines it has donated to Africa from this weekend, a special envoy of the African Union said on Thursday, as the continent sees a surge in cases fuelled by variants ... “We begin to ship by this weekend the U.S.

Ugo Udezue: From NBA agent to unifying Africa through sport

Al Jazeera 18 Jun 2021
At least, that wasn’t the initial plan. It certainly would have been easier to stay in California with a client roster that included players from the Golden State Warriors to the Brooklyn Nets ... The self-described disruptor didn’t stop there ... Case in point ... “It’s easier to ship from Lagos to London than it is from Lagos to Nairobi, Kenya,” he explained.

Automotive marketplace Carro hits unicorn status with $360M Series C led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

Crunch 15 Jun 2021
Other participants include insurance giant MSIG and Indonesian-based funds like EV Growth, Provident Growth and Indies Capital ... wholesale, retail and fintech ... For example, if a Toyota Corolla breaks down in Singapore, but its engine is still usable, it might be extracted and shipped to a repair shop in Nairobi, and the rest of its parts recycled ... .

First Ship Docks at New Lamu Port

All Africa 21 May 2021
Nairobi -- The first commercial ship docked at the new Lamu port Thursday, ahead of the formal launch by President Uhuru Kenyatta ....

First ships dock at Kenya’s Lamu deep water port

Metro USA 20 May 2021
NAIROBI (Reuters) – The first ships docked at Kenya’s deep water Lamu Port on Thursday as the country looks to open a new transport corridor linking its vast northern region and neighbouring nations to the sea ... “Lamu Port is strategically located in the middle of major shipping routes,” Kenyatta said.

East Africa: Global Shipping Line Hapag-Lloyd Enters the East African Market

All Africa 15 May 2021
Nairobi -- Global shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has entered the East African market with weekly sailings between China, South-East Asia, Kenya and Tanzania ....

Could terrorists cause the next 'Ever Given' crisis?

The Jerusalem Post 13 May 2021
The 400m-long container ship the Ever Given ran aground on March 23 in a narrow stretch of the Suez Canal, reportedly due to a combination of human error and crosswinds ... At the peak of the crisis, 369 vessels waited, and many of the dozens of ships that transit the canal each day were forced instead to make the costly trip around Africa.

Kenya says Chinese-built port in Lamu to receive first ship soon

Urdu Point 07 May 2021
NAIROBI (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th May, 2021 ) .-- A Chinese-built seaport in Kenya's coastal county of Lamu will receive its first ship on May 20, the Kenyan government has said.

Kenya's horticulture exports rise to 1.37 bln USD in 2020 04 May 2021
Benjamin Tito, head of Horticultural Crops Directorate under state corporation the Agriculture and Food Authority, told Xinhua in Nairobi that revenue from the sector increased despite a slight drop in volumes shipped overseas.

How a gloomy night brought a bright light in the fight against COVID-19

Reliefweb 26 Apr 2021
A tremendous coordinated logistics effort followed to drive the empty oxygen cylinders across the country from the supplier’s warehouse to Nairobi’s international airport, and packaging, airlifting them to Mogadishu in batches. We procured and shipped the oxygen ...

IAG Cargo breaks Kenyan record for biggest air shipment

Fresh Plaza 01 Apr 2021
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) shipped 53.8 tons of cargo on a cargo-only flight from Nairobi, Kenya to London-Heathrow in March – a record for Kenya ... IAG Cargo operates four weekly rotations from Nairobi to London ...

Boat carrying survivors from Mozambique militant attack on gas town arrives in Pemba

Metro USA 01 Apr 2021
(Reporting by Emidio Jozine in Pemba and Emma Rumney in Johannesburg; Additional reporting by Manuel Mucari in Maputo, Alexander Winning in Johannesburg, Wendell Roelf in Cape Town and David Lewis in Nairobi; Editing by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo and Hugh Lawson).

Sports Schedule

Yahoo Daily News 19 Mar 2021
Read full article. 19 March 2021, 3.48 am·1-min read. Sports Schedule for Friday, March 19 CRICKET. *Preview of fifth T20 International between India and England in Ahmedabad. *Stories related England's tour of India ... *Indian boxer Vijender Singh takes on Russian Artysh Lopsan at the Majestic Pride Casino Ship ... *Magical Kenya Open in Nairobi ... .

Hapag-Lloyd continues container consolidation with NileDutch acquisition

Seatrade Maritime News 18 Mar 2021
Continuing the trend of consolidation in container shipping Hapag-Lloyd has acquired Africa specialist NileDutch ... Past mergers and acquisitions including CP Ships, Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC). It also continues the wider trend of consolidation in the container shipping sector.