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Faq's about the Kenya Tradenet System and Marine Cargo insurance

Following the decision by the Government of Kenya to operationalize section 20 of the Insurance Act, Cap 487, KenTrade, together with other industry stakeholders including State Department For Maritime And Shipping Affairs, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Association
of Kenya Insurers (AKI), Intergovernmental Standing Committee on Shipping (ISCOS) and Insurance companies have been working to roll-out Local Marine Cargo Insurance Certificate (MCI) in line with the Government directive contained in the budget policy statement
2016/2017. Industry Stakeholders have agreed to use the Kenya TradeNet System operated by KenTrade

to facilitate the online application of local MCI.


To ensure smooth transition, KenTrade, in partnership with KRA, AKI and Shippers Council of Eastern Africa (SCEA) have been undertaking sensitization and training of stakeholders involved in MCI in readiness for the roll out in January 01, 2017. The following are a Frequently Asked questions (FAQ) and answers in regard to local MCI.

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