Port Watch: Mombasa port expects 22 cargo ships in next two weeks
SEE ALSO :Mombasa Port registers cargo growthIn the meantime, container off-take from the Port of Mombasa to the Inland Container Depot, Nairobi by the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has registered tremendous growth recording 5,121 Twenty Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in the week ended September 19th 2018. ''The SGR freight service currently doing an average of eight trains per day accounted for 44.67 percent of the total 11,462 TEUs lifted by both rail and road transport,'' KPA said in the dispatch. A total of 6,341 TEUs were evacuated by the road transport which registered a decline of 3,281 TEUs compared to the previous week. ''Empty containers received by road registered 12,586 TEUs up from 10,366 TEUs recorded in the previous week while only 511 TEUs (empty) were delivered out of the Port by the same mode of transport,'' KPA said. During the week under review 10 container vessels docked at the Container Terminals registering a ship average working time of 1.77 days as the import container Dwell time recorded 4.11 days.