This Charter is a statement of the scope, objectives, and participants in Mombasa Port and Northern Corridor community’s efforts to transform the port and corridor into an efficient, reliable and globally competitive port and corridor.


  • What is the Mombasa Port and Northern Corridor Community Charter?

    It is a permanent framework of collaboration that binds the port community to specific actions, collective obligations, targets and time lines.

  • When was the Mombasa Port and Northern Corridor Community Charter launched or created?

    30th June 2014.

  • What was the rationale of creation for the Charter?

    Deviate away from "silo mentality” and establish mechanism for discussions, negotiations, and joint planning between stakeholders and port community to reduce transport costs and logistics inefficiencies.

  • Who are the members of the Charter and how many?

    The Mombasa Port and Northern Corridor business community that includes cargo interveners and inspectors, logistics service providers, shippers, trade and commerce associations, regulators, policy oversight, civil society, regional economic communities and development partners. At inaugural there were 25, but currently 54 members.

  • What are strategic goals of the Charter set to be achieved?

    Efficient and effective cargo inspection, verification and clearance processes; globally competitive logistics services; and quality primary infrastructure and its related ICT

  • Where is the Charter Secretariat housed or hosted?

    The Kenya Maritime Authority

  • Which is the highest organ of the Charter?

    Port Community Plenary

  • Which principles are promoted throughout the Charter?

    inclusivity, equality of stakeholders, effective and efficient communications, ethics, continuously collect stakeholder feedback, private public partnership, transparency, focus on outcomes, champions and sustainability.

  • Who is the current chair of MPNCCC Steering Committee?

     Mr. Gilbert Langat, the current CEO of Kenya Shippers Council