increase in the number of shipping lines calling the
Port is a manifestation of the confidence the global
shipping and business community have in the Port of
Mombasa,” he said.\
added that since the beginning of commercial freight
services in January this year from the Port of Mombasa
to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) Nairobi, the number
of trains delivering cargo daily via SGR had increased
from one to four with a total of 432 containers.
“We are on
the fourth train of the SGR this month, hopefully in May
we shall have five and by the end of June six trains. We
are anticipating to operate twelve trains a day by the
end of the year, “he said.
behalf of the crew, Captain. James Kagaoan noted that it
was an honor for his company to be serving the Port of
Mombasa and East Africa, adding that they were keen on
exceeding the region’s expectations in the shipping
Lloyd offers a fleet with a capacity of 1.6 million
TEU’s, as well as a container stock of more than 2.3
million TEUs including one of the world’s largest and
most modern reefer container fleets.