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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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The Kenya Shipyards Limited (KSL) is a state Company under the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

Vide Executive Order CAB/GEN.3/1/1 (60) dated 14 August 2020, the National Security Council approved the establishment of Kenya Shipyards Limited to address operational requirements of the Kenya Navy and MDAs and utilize the excess capacity to generate revenue for the Government by tapping into the available local and regional market for construction, repair and maintenance of ships and  provision of other maritime services.

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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 Limited
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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2020: 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 in the development of shipbuilding industry in Eastern Africa.

OUR MISSION

The mission is to establish and develop the growth of ship building industry through provision of world class construction, refit, maintenance and repair of ships and other maritime services in a sustainable and efficient manner.

OUR MANDATE

The mandate of Kenya Shipyards Ltd (KSL) is to lead and catalyze the introduction of the new shipbuilding industry in Eastern Africa with a focus on meeting the local demand from Kenya Navy, MDAs with maritime assets, and other public and private domestic and regional clients.

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OFFICES

NAIROBI OFFICE

Herufi House, Treasury Buildings, Nairobi, Kenya.

KISUMU SHIPYARD

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

MOMBASA - HEAD OFFICE

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

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