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October 18, 2018

Contract Signing for the KSh.5.8B Likoni Cable Car Project

  The Kenya Ferry Service (KFS) and Trapos Limited have signed a project agreement for the implementation of the Likoni Cable Car Project. This follows conclusion of negotiations between KFS as the contracting authority and Trapos Ltd, a consortium incorporating Kenya’s Trapos and Doppelmayr Garaventa Group, an Australian Company as the private partner.

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September 20, 2018

Work On Sh5.8bn Likoni Cable Car Set To Start In Two Months

Works on the Sh5.8 billion cable car venture at the Likoni crossing is set to start in the next two months, easing movement of passengers between North Coast and South Coast. The Kenya Ferry Service (KFS) and Trapos Limited on Tuesday signed an agreement for the implementation of the project. The signing of the project […]

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September 13, 2018

Traffic Woes Rock Likoni Channel As Mv Jambo Breaks Down

Traffic woes rocked the Likoni Channel in Mombasa on Wednesday morning after Mv Jambo, Kenya’s biggest ferry, broke down. Motorists and pedestrians seeking to cross the Indian Ocean to South Coast were forced to queue for long hours to get transport.The congestion affected commuters rushing to work, who forced their way into the three available […]

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August 22, 2018

Likoni Cable Cars Reality Two Years Away

The Sh5.8 billion Likoni Cable Cars project, which has been approved, will take at least 18 months to complete and will be unveiled in June 2020. According to the Project Development Sponsor, Trapos Limited, the Private-Public Partnership (PPP) initiative will be commissioned early next year. The cable cars will be a huge relief for ferry […]

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August 20, 2018

James Macharia Praises Likoni Cable Cars Project

The government will be the biggest beneficiary of the Sh4.1 billion Likoni Cable Cars project, Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has said. Although the project is being undertaken through the Public Private Partnership, Mr Macharia said its value will stand at Sh20 billion at the end of the concession period. Last week, the Cabinet approved […]

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August 15, 2018

State in Sh4bn cable car plan for Likoni channel

The national government has approved plans to develop a cable car system to ease traffic congestion on the Likoni channel. The project which is estimated to cost Sh4.1 billion will move up to 5,500 passengers in one direction or double that number in both directions in one hour. The project was approved during on Tuesday’s […]

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August 15, 2018

President Kenyatta Approves Cable Car Project During Cabinet Meeting

Cabinet approved a privately initiated investment proposal to develop a cable car system to address the human traffic challenges across the Likoni channel. The project which will be sponsored by a Kenyan and Austrian company will be capable of moving 5,500 passengers per direction per hour (or 11,000 passengers per hour in both directions). It […]

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July 25, 2018

Cable car project expansion set to ease travel in Mombasa, Malindi

Movement in Mombasa and its surrounding areas will be eased following plans to extend the Likoni Cable cars project to Moi International Airport, Nyali and Malindi. Construction of the Sh5.8 billion project moved closer to reality after pre-engineering works were completed last week. Kenya Ferry Service managing director Bakari Gowa said after the Likoni project […]

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July 22, 2018

Work On Mombasa Cable Car line Set To Begin This Month

Pre Engineering work for the kshs 5.8 billion likoni cable cars express are complete, paving way for the construction. The construction of the multi-billion shilling cable car is set to begin before August according to Kenya Ferry Services MD Bakari Gowa.Mr. Gowa said engineers are awaiting a nod from the cabinet to begin work on […]

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July 20, 2018

Kenya To Set up a Cable Car Transport System

The Kenyan government plans to set up  a cable car transport system . This is according to Kenya’s leading ferry fisheries director – Bakari Gowa. Gowa has said that the cars will be started being manufactured next month in Germany. `It will take about one year  for  the vehicles to be manufactured and delivered to Kenya .They  will […]

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About LCE

The Likoni Cable Express will be a state-of-the-art multi-gondola cable car system connecting either side of the Likoni channel crossing. This innovative passenger transport solution will operate seven days a week with a journey time of under 3 minutes.