Port of Mombasa in Kenya


Port of Mombasa
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Port of Mombasa, in Mombasa, Kenya .


Comments / picturesKilindini Harbour is a large, natural deep-water inlet extending inland from Mombasa, Kenya. It is 25–30 fathoms (46–55 m) at its deepest center, although the controlling depth is the outer channel in the port approaches with a dredged depth of 17.5 m (57 ft).[3] It serves as the harbour for Mombasa, with a hinterland extending to Uganda. Kilindini Harbour is the main part of the Port of Mombasa, the only international seaport in Kenya and the biggest port in east Africa.[4] It is managed by the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). Apart from cargo handling, Mombasa is frequented by cruise ships.

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Koehl, Dan (2021). Port of Mombasa, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3465. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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