Hapag-LIoyd, communication from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)

Dear Members,

We send you a communication received from Hapag-LIoyd.


” Dear Customer,

We would like to inform you about following notice as received from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA):

This is to notify all shipping lines that containers destined to Mombasa for local clearance shall not be allowed to be nominated by clients or endorsement of Bill of Lading to any CFS’s (Container Freight Station).

The nominations shall be done by the Kenya Ports Authority based on vessel rotation, volumes, and individual CFS capacity, therefore you are required to inform your clients in your various ports of loading accordingly.

The nomination shall be done by KENYA PORTS AUTHORITY effective from July 1, 2018. However for the purpose of cargo that is already in the high seas or bookings have been confirmed the date of departure from last port shall be treated as the cutoff date for nomination.

Please be guided accordingly.

Kind regards
Hapag-Lloyd AG ”