The Kenyan Government is investing 345 MUSD between 2013 and 2015 in upgrading and expanding the port of Mombasa. This includes improving of terminals, services, clearances of goods and handling of containers. Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is actively seeking expertise and experience from companies in areas such as construction, infrastructure, port management and sustainable multi modal planning.
In light of these large investments, the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi and Business Sweden - The Swedish Trade and Invest Council invite Swedish companies to participate in a seminar and study visit of Mombasa Port.
Being the largest shipping entry point to East Africa with a yearly traffic flow of nearly 1 million containers, Mombasa port is vital for the whole region’s business and wellbeing. The Mombasa port represents a large part of The Northern Corridor Transport Network which is a regional transport corridor essential for Eastern Africa. Its progress will generate decrease in costs with lower lead and transport times for companies in the whole region. The construction of the Northern Corridor Transport Network is mainly to create convenience of time, handling and clearing of goods in transit to and from Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda.
In this visit you will:
Meet with key actors and decision makers from Kenya Ports
Authority (KPA) and Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA)
Be informed about the latest progress of the port and programs financed by TMEA, and up-coming projects related to the port and the transport corridor
Present your company´s service/product
Gain valuable contacts with KPA and TMEA
Understand the needs and status of investments of the Kenyan Government
Identify the business opportunities for your company related to the port and the transport corridor
For more information and registration no later than 20th of November 2013, please contact:
T: +254 20 374 97 58 / +254 722 634 751
In cooperation with: