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Cargo pile up reduces at Nairobi Inland Container Depot

21st August, 2020

The Newly Opened Inland Container Depot In Mai Mahiu Naivasha Has Seen The Volume Of Cargo Collected From The Facility Rise From 20 To 45 Percent In The Last Three Months. With Neighbouring Countries Preferring To Collect The Containers From The Depot Instead Of Nairobi And Mombasa, The Government Has Projected A 60 Percent Rise In The Coming Months. The Depot Located Off The Mai Mahiu?Narok Road Started Its Operations Early May And Has So Far Received Over 8,000 Cargo Containers. According To Peter Masinde From Kenya Ports Authority, The Number Of Cargo Being Collected At The Facility Was Rising By The Day. Masinde Who Is In Charge Of Operations In The Depot Notes That They Are Handling At Least Two Cargo Trains Everyday Day.  This Raises Prospects For The Area Which Is Envisioned To Develop Into A Key Business Hub In Naivasha, Nakuru County.