The marine industry in Kenya is a critical component of the country’s economy, supported by its extensive coastline along the Indian Ocean. The Port of Mombasa serves as East Africa’s main gateway, handling diverse cargo such as tea, coffee, horticultural products, and manufactured goods. It plays a pivotal role in facilitating international trade, not only for Kenya but also for landlocked countries in the region. Kenya’s fishing industry, centered around ports like Mombasa and Malindi, contributes significantly to food security and employment. Moreover, ongoing investments in port infrastructure and maritime services aim to enhance efficiency, expand capacity, and promote Kenya as a maritime hub in East Africa, supporting economic growth and regional integration efforts.

Major Ports Supported
  • Port of Mombasa: As East Africa’s largest seaport, the Port of Mombasa handles a wide range of cargo, including tea, coffee, horticultural products, and manufactured goods. It serves as Kenya’s main gateway for international trade, featuring modern facilities and strategic importance for regional connectivity and economic development.
  • Port of Lamu: Located in northern Kenya, the Port of Lamu is a key part of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) corridor project. It aims to enhance regional trade and connectivity by accommodating larger vessels and boosting economic activities in northern Kenya and neighboring countries.
Services Offered
  • Annual and 5 yearly inspections of life saving appliances and equipment, including lifeboats, liferafts. Inspection of firefighting appliances and equipment, gas detection, and caliberation. Inspection of davits and winches, Foam and Air Sample Analysis, Supply and installations.