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  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has signed an agreement with four Kenyan parties to work together in the field of sustainable water and soil management. Deltares and the four Kenyan organisations will be sharing their expertise in the field of water, the subsurface and infrastructure. Kenya faces challenges with water resulting from a range of factors such as climate […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A car carrier owned by Oslo-based Höegh Autoliners has been raided by the Kenyan authorities on suspicion that it carried drugs and weapons on board. “Based on intelligence gathered, the ship is suspected to be carrying fire arms and drugs, but we shall confirm that once the inspection is done,” Francis Wanjohi, the Kenyan coastal […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A car carrier owned by Oslo-based Höegh Autoliners has been raided by the Kenyan authorities on suspicion that it carried drugs and weapons on board. “Based on intelligence gathered, the ship is suspected to be carrying fire arms and drugs, but we shall confirm that once the inspection is done,” Francis Wanjohi, the Kenyan coastal […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    On July 5, No. 19 berth and yard project in Mombasa, Kenya, undertaken by China Road & Bridge Corporation (CRBC), was launched. The project is the first port construction project undertaken by CRBC in Kenya, was signed between CRBC and Kenya Ports Authority, and is a project with a spot investment from the Kenyan government, […]

  • 27 April 2009

    A French naval frigate has docked in the Kenyan port of Mombasa carrying 11 Somalis accused of piracy. French commandos captured the men last week after an attempt to hijack a Liberian tanker. The Somalis will be handed over to Kenyan authorities for prosecution under a special agreement with the EU.

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Contracts for the construction of the first three berths at Kenyan Indian Ocean Lamu Port have been signed between Kenya Ports Authority and China Communication Construction Company. The value of the contracts is approximately USD 480 million. The signing ceremony was attended by the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. The construction of the first 3 berths is believed to be a […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high profile Kenyan delegation visited Kizad and Khalifa Port this week with a view to benefit from the knowledge and experience that ADPC has accumulated in the last 5 years of planning, execution and completion of Abu Dhabi’s mega-project. The delegation was received at Kizad by Engineer Khaled Salmeen, CEO of Kizad who gave […]

  • 3 March 2014

    A high profile Kenyan delegation visited Kizad and Khalifa Port last week with a view to benefiting from the learning and experience that ADPC has accumulated in the last 5 years of planning, execution and completion of Abu Dhabi’s mega-project. The delegation was received at Kizad by Engineer Khaled Salmeen, CEO of Kizad who gave […]

  • 29 January 2006

    Ten Somalis arrested by the US navy have been flown to the Kenyan port of Mombasa, where they are to be charged. Kenyan sailors, taken hostage on a ship carrying UN food aid to Somalia, have reportedly identified some of the men.

  • 10 August 2012

    On Tuesday 7 August 2012 seven Somali men were found guilty by a Kenyan court of attempting to commit an act of piracy against a French fishing vessel, MV Captain St Vincent, off the Somali Coast in October 2009.  Following the terrifying attack, the pirates, operating in 2 attack skiffs, were located by an EU […]

  • 27 May 2008

    Somali pirates hijacked a Panama-flagged cargo freighter off Somalia as it was sailing to the Romanian port of Constanza, AFP reports quoting a Kenyan maritime official. The ship is owned by Dutch Reider Shipping. The ship was hijacked in international waters in the Gulf of Aden. The crew members are 4 Russian officers and 5 […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that the first berth of the new Lamu Port will be officially opened in October. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas and its wholly owned subsidiary Afrex Limited together with partner FAR has received approval from the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum for the farm-out of the onshore portion of Kenyan exploration area Block L6 in the Lamu Basin. Block L6 is partly onshore and partly offshore. Under the terms of […]

  • 20 October 2011

      Six suspected Somali pirates have been killed in a gun battle with the Kenyan navy. The men died in a firefight with a patrol boat at Kiunga in Lamu. Three naval officers were also injured in the incident close to the Somali border. The navy team was patrolling its waters on Monday when it […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian ship owner and operator Höegh Autoliners has denied rumors on potential lawsuit against Kenya for damages and detention of its car carrier Höegh Transporter on September 17th. Namely, local media in Kenya reported that the shipowner intends to sue the state and that the Hoegh family had already contacted criminal lawyer Cliff Ombeta to start the […]

  • 11 January 2010

    Kenyan fisherman are perhaps the only people in the world who have reason to be grateful to Somali pirates – they keep away illegal fishing boats. In past years, illegal commercial trawlers parked off Somalia’s coast and scooped up the ocean’s contents. Now, fishermen on the northern coast of neighboring Kenya say, the trawlers are […]

  • 1 September 2014

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta oversaw the operation to blow up the ship caught with the heroin haul worth over USD 11.3 million on Friday, August 29. The President – aboard a Kenya Air Force chopper, and the Kenya Navy in the warship KNS Jasiri – led journalists, security personnel and anti-narcotic officials as the ship and the drugs were […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners has confirmed that its vessel, Höegh Transporter, which is currently berthed at Mombasa, Kenya, carried a consignment of United Nations (UN) vehicles from Mumbai, India destined for the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo which contained undeclared weapons. “During a cargo inspection which has taken place over the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    All eleven pirates that were apprehended by EU Naval Force warship FS Nivose in May 2009 and transferred to Kenyan authorities in May 2009 were found guilty on 19 April 2012. By ruling of the Magistrate the eleven pirates now face 20 years imprisonment. It was 3 years ago when French frigate FS Nivose – […]

  • 30 September 2010

    A Kenyan court in the port town of Mombasa jailed 11 Somali men to five years each for trying to hijack a Liberian-flagged ship last year, the European Naval force said on Thursday. The 11 were charged in relation to the attack on the MV Safmarine Asia in April 2009. An EU Navfor patrol ship […]

  • 2 May 2011

    A shipping firm says Somali pirates have likely hijacked a chemical tanker with 25 crew members off the coast of Kenya. Singapore-based Glory Ship Management says it believes the MT Gemini was seized by pirates on Saturday, as the ship sailed toward the Kenyan port city of Mombasa.

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian ship owner and operator Höegh Autoliners has denied rumors on potential lawsuit against Kenya for damages and detention of its car carrier Höegh Transporter on September 17th. Namely, local media in Kenya reported that the shipowner intends to sue the state and that the Hoegh family had already contacted criminal lawyer Cliff Ombeta to start the […]