Celebration of the 53rd Anniversary of the Republic of Kenya’s Independence on 10th December 2016
Burundi drummers at Kenya Trade Investment Expo during the official opening on 5th September 2016
Amb. Ken. Vitisia presenting his credentials to H.E Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi on 9th Dec.2015 in Bujumbura
Front view of the Kenya Embassy Burundi's Chancery
The port of Mombasa is among the five biggest Ports in Africa with a modern container terminal and state of the art infrastructure to handle cargo as an efficient gateway to East and Central Africa. The completed first phase of the new second container terminal which is run by the KPA management has a capacity to handle 550,000 TEUs thereby creating a total capacity of 1.5 million TEUs. The new Terminal handled its first vessel which berthed on 25th April 2016. The port handle s a range of cargoes such as Cereals, chemicals and petroleum products for the local economy and the hinterland countries including Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern DRC, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Northern Tanzania. Mombasa port (Kilindini), as a regional gateway port serving Kenya's landlocked neighbors is a vital cog towards the improvement of regional economies. Burundi is one of the EAC member states that make s use of the port.
The Kenya Ports Authority opened its liaison office in Bujumbura on January 31st 2014 to provide dedicated port services to its clients. KPA is keen to take maximum advantage of Burundi’s fast growing economy to improve business. The opening of the liaison office is a timely and strategic move towards growing Burundi-bound cargo through the Port of Mombasa. The new liaison office aims at bringing port services closer to the customers by building strong relationships, cultivating goodwill and resolving customer issues speedily.
The KPA Bujumbura Liaison office targets to facilitate the import and export business in Burundi by co-coordinating all KPA activities from Bujumbura. We have brought the Port of Mombasa closer to you and we are offering customer support services in documentation, invoicing, payment and cargo tracking for imports and exports of consignments that are at the Port.
From our offices located at the 6th Floor of the Ultimate Tower in Bujumbura, we have made it easier to import and export through Mombasa and you can now get real time one- on -one customer support in clearing and paying for your consignments because we are directly connected to Mombasa and the other regional offices and are able therefore to facilitate cargo clearance.
Mohamed A. Juma
Country Representative Burundi
Kenya Ports Authority
Ultimate tower, 6th floor,
Rohero, Avenue Ngendandumwe
Contact: +257 75 805 131
+257 79 777799
+254 721 30 5131
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