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EMBAKASI (Nairobi) (KEEMB)

Kenya

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ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
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Inland Container Depot Nairobi, owned and operated by Kenya Ports Authority and linked by Rail with Mombasa port provides shippers with dry port facilities in the commercial heart of the country and it was established in 1984. The spacious yard of 29 hectares located in Industrial area off Mombasa Road on ICD Road can accommodate a throughput of over 180,000 TEUS per annum making it ideal for shippers of both Exports and Imports and also Empty containers.

Inland service data

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Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Restrictions Kenyan Law does not allow for cargo description to read "General Merchandise" only.

Forms & Certificates

There are no unique Forms / Certificates required for this port.You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Key Customs Facts

VGM – Verified Gross Mass VGM weight will be used only for the load list and will not be printed in the bill of lading VGM can be submitted by the shipper to the carrier using E and Non E-channels and also to the terminal while gate-in of the container. Hence, Effective July 1, 2016 carrier will only load containers which has a VGM submitted by shipper.

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Import requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Imports of machinery and equipment classified as equity capital or loan purchases must be received prior to exchange approval; local banks will not issue shipping guarantees for clearance of imports in the absence of such approval. Kenya has a pre-shipment inspection requirement (the Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity, or PVoC) for exports destined for Kenya. Exports to Kenya must also obtain an additional Import Standards Mark (ISM), which must be affixed to a list of sensitive imported products sold in Kenya.

Forms & Certificates

Certificate For cargo consigned to Kenyan customers, the shipments must be accompanied with a Certificate of Conformity as directed by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) and the Kenya Revenue Authority. Cargo will not be discharged if this documentation is not provided.

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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