The Port Authority enlists container freight stations C.F.S to ease congestion crisis and pile up at Mombasa ports container terminal.
A container Freight station is an extinction of the port, thus it ordinarily has to operate under customs control and other Government Agencies.
It must have the minimum Cargo Handing and storage facilities, A C.F.S operates in the same way as an Inland Container Depot (I.C.D) only that the latter is in most cases located further inland; there main functions include receipt and dispatch of cargo loading and offloading of group from container provision of Transit operations among others.
Before any container Freight station (C.F.S) is allowed to operate, it should provide a security Bond of Ksh.1, 000,000 million or US$ 1.3M.however the Bond required for the deposit on the value and the value of business it handless.
If the value of Business exceeds Ksh.100 million USD & 1.3M the authority are expected to top up the balance, the licence fee of $1,500 to be paid.
CONTAINER FREIGHT STATIONS LICENCED IN KENYA
→ MITCHELL COTTS& BP2 PORT
→ CONSOLBASE LTD (F.F.K)
→ I.C.D KISUMU
→ I.C.D NAIROBI
→ MOMBASA CONTAINER TERMINAL (M.C.T) TRANSAMI
→ AFRICAN LINER AGENCIES
→ BOSS FREIGHT LTD KENYA
→ REGIONAL LOGISTICS
→ KEN FREIGHT
→ PORTSIDE FREIGHT TERMINAL LTD
→ COMPACT FREIGHT SYSTEM