September 26, 2008


Kenya invites bids for bulk grain handling at port



Kenya has invited bids for bulk grain handling at the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa, which will end the monopoly of Grain Bulk Handlers Ltd., a port official said Thursday (September 25).


The Kenya Ports Authority has invited bidders to submit their proposals for consideration in two weeks' time, Harry Abok, KPA public relations officer said.


"This is just an expression of interest in their proposals," Abok said. "Processing will take time."


GBHL has held monopoly since 2000 when it started operations at the port.


The successful company is required to have the capacity to undertake the assignment, ability to finance the project and to provide details of the availability of the land for the proposed facility.


Mombasa, which is a gateway port for eastern Africa, serves Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, eastern Congo, southern Sudan and northern Tanzania.

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