Njiraini Muchira

Njiraini Muchira is a Kenyan journalist with over 10 years’ experience reporting on business, finance and economics. He has written extensively on key sectors like manufacturing, agriculture, energy, mining, tourism, financial services and ICT in the East African region. Mr Muchira is an alumnus of the International Institute of Journalism of InWent, Germany and The Technical University of Kenya. He is a former business reporter at The Standard.

S. Africa Suspends Bunkering Service in Algoa Bay Following Spill

Published May 27, 2022 8:57 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Environment

South Africa authorities have suspended offshore bunkering services following an oil spill during a transfer operation in Algoa Ba...

IMO Breaks Deadlock on Carbon Pricing for Shipping

Published May 27, 2022 8:35 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Government

The push to decarbonize the commercial shipping industry has achieved a major breakthrough after countries reached a consensus on...

Kenya Enters Talks With U.S. on Free Trade Agreement

Published May 6, 2022 10:07 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Government

Optimism is building up in Kenya after the Biden administration sanctioned formal negotiations that could see the two countries si...

China Pushes for Implementation of Tanzania’s Bagamoyo Port

Published Apr 29, 2022 5:35 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Ports

China is pushing authorities in Tanzania to kickstart the implementation of the $10 billion Bagamoyo port project. It has been abo...

Kenya to Commission New Mombasa Terminal Amidst Privatization Fears

Published Mar 21, 2022 12:17 AM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Ports

Kenya is gearing to commission the second phase of a new container terminal at the port of Mombasa even as dark clouds hang over p...

New Security Risks Cast Shadow Over Kenya’s Struggling Lamu Port

Published Jan 14, 2022 10:23 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Ports

Authorities in Kenya are having difficulty in encouraging shipping lines to use the newly-built Lamu Port as rising security risks...

Two Danish Firms Launch CO2-Transport Shipping Line

Published May 19, 2021 1:12 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Shipping

Danish shipping companies Evergas and Ultragas have partnered to establish an independent firm that will specialize in vessels for...

Egypt Approves Plan to Expand Southern Suez Canal

Published May 13, 2021 12:06 AM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Government

Authorities in Egypt have officially unveiled plans to expand and deepen the Suez Canal waterway after a mega-ship blockage caused...

Asian Ports Dominate New Container Terminal Efficiency Index

Published May 7, 2021 1:54 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Ports

Yokohama port in Japan has been ranked as the most efficient port in the world in a new index in which Asian ports dominate. Th...

Lamu Port: Kenya's Transshipment Hub Risks Becoming a White Elephant

Published Apr 26, 2021 10:47 PM by Njiraini Muchira

Posted in: Ports

The Kenyan government faces a hard decision over whether to encourage shipping lines to make use of the new Lamu Port, which is se...

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