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ship construction

KSL through its shipyards in Mombasa and Kisumu specializes in both mechanical and electrical construction of ships

ship repair

The locations of the Mombasa and Kisumu shipyards offer easy access for ship repairs.

civil maritime & rail works

KSL offers diverse civil and construction works along coastlines and in offshore locations

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Kenya Shipyards Limited originates from a rich and beautiful context

The current and future acquisition of more and larger vessels and inadequacy of docking facilities and limited repair and maintenance capability by Kenya Navy (KN) justified the design and construction of 4000T Slipway (Shipyard).

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Currently, KSL has working framework agreements with Kenya Coast Guard Services (KCGS), Kenya Railway Corporation (KRC) and Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) to offer repair and maintenance services to their onshore and offshore vessels.

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Kenya Shipyards
In pursuant to our development agenda it is clear that the exploitation of home waters is key in facilitating trade, industry and the defence of the country.
Uhuru Kenyatta
President and Commander in Chief
OUR MILESTONES

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2018: Kenya Shipyards Limited is established through Executive Order CAB/GEN.3/1/1(60

2020: President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the facility in Mombasa which is currently more than 90 percent complete.

4000: Tonne capacity to handle vessels and measuring 150 metres high and 30 metres wide.

OUR VISION

The vision of KSL is to be the leading catalyst of development of shipbuilding industry in Eastern Africa.

OUR MISSION

The Mission of KSL is to initiate and develop the growth of shipbuilding industry through provision of world-class maritime services, repairs, maintenance, refits and construction of ships.

OUR MANDATE

The core mandate of KSL is to establish and develop the growth of shipbuilding industry through provision of world-class construction, refits and conversions, maintenance and repairs, and other maritime infrastructure and services in a sustainable and efficient manner.

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Kenya’s shipyard to boost regional maritime...

The construction of one of the largest slipway in East Africa by the Kenya Navy is expected to be a...
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Kenya Shipyards Board of Directors visit Kisumu...

Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi accompanied by other board of directors visited the...
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President Uhuru Kenyatta launches Kenya...

H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces...
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OFFICES

MOMBASA - HEAD OFFICE

Next to Kenya Navy Base, Mtongwe, Mombasa, Kenya.

NAIROBI OFFICE

Herufi House, Treasury Buildings, Nairobi, Kenya.

KISUMU SHIPYARD

Next to Kisumu Port, along Marine Drive, Kisumu, Kenya.

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P.O Box 95350 – 80104Nairobi, Kenya
0769 995 1320103 552 688
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