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Mombasa Port cargo volumes rise by 10%

Published on November 20, 2015

Cargo handled at the Mombasa Port increased by 10.1 per cent between January and September to 19.87 million tonnes, Kenya Ports Authority data shows.

This is an increase of 1.82 million tonnes from 18.05 million tonnes handled in a similar period last year.

According to KPA, total traffic analysis for the first three quarters of 2015, container traffic recorded a 10.8 per cent increase, from 731,300 TEUs ( twenty-foot equivalent units) to 809,984 TEUs this year.

Total transit cargo for the nine month period increased by 10.8 per cent from 5.3 million tonnes in 2014 to 5.8 million tonnes in 2015. Read more. Source | The Star