The ship will also load 430 units full and 2,200
units of empties.
Commenting on the latest record,
Kenya Ports Authority Acting MD, Dr. Arch. Daniel
Manduku attributed the improved performance to a
well-coordinated operation and diligence from the
"The record performance is demonstrable proof
that with right equipment, appropriate planning and
a motivated workforce the fluidity of cargo
operations can continue achieving the requisite
efficiencies that all Port stakeholders are
He commended the operations team for the record
performance regardless of the heavy downpour being
experienced in Mombasa this week.
On his part, the Master of the vessel Captain
Shashi Bhushan expressed delight on the historic
performance adding "the KPA Pilot was very super and
He gave me vital information before we started
the manual, we followed what we planned and safely
came to the berth."
KPA has kept pace with its modernization of its
cargo and ship handling equipment.
This year, the authority has acquired one new
Ship-to-Shore gantry crane (STS), 12 Rubber Tyred
Gantry (RTG) Cranes and six rail mounted gantry
In addition, KPA has received one Tug boat and
Four Eco Hoppers.
New MV Eugene welcomed by Mombasa tugs at the
Container off-take at Mombasa has registered