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At Kenya Ports Authority, we understand the role the maritime and shipping industry plays, as a critical cog that fuels the growth of our economies through movement of bulk cargo by sea. Kenya Ports Authority is a wholly owned State Corporation established through an Act of Parliament in January 1978. KPA is mandated to manage and operate all scheduled seaports along Kenya’s coastline and Inland waterways. This includes Mombasa, Lamu, Kisumu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mtwapa, Kiunga, Shimoni, Funzi and Vanga. KPA also manages the Inland Container Depots in Nairobi and Naivasha.

34.55 Million MT

Annual Cargo Throughput

1.43 Million



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First batch of export leaves Lamu port
KPA launches night navigation petroleum vessels at the Port of Mombasa
Second container terminal at the Port of Mombasa ready for operations
KPA Medical Camp at Bomani in Kilifi