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11:27
11:27

MV Kalangala to Undergo Major Servicing in February 1

The vessel according to Sadala Musoke, the managing director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, the company that operates MV Kalangala will be taken to a floating dock at Port bell Luzira to be checked my marine engineers from both the Ministry of Works and from insurance company Lloyds before repairs are done.
17:37
17:37

Government Loses UGX 9.4 billion to Unregistered Marine Vessels 1 1

The Maritime Department of the Ministry of works embarked on the registration of all seaworthy marine vessels in the aftermath of the MV Templar accident on Lake Victoria in 2018. The vessels included watercraft, landing crafts, ferry wagons, boats and canoes, Yatches and speeding fiber boats.
09:40
09:40

Mariners Call for Government Commitment to Develop Industry 1 1

The industry has suffered setbacks in the development of the different harbour, piers and landing sites that in turn lives private investors unable to open routes to several destinations across water bodies in the country.
10:36
10:36

Works Ministry Clears MV Kalangala for Extra Trips 2 Top story

Waiswa Bageya, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of works and Transport, in a letter to the Managing Director Nation Oil Distributors Sadala Musoke highlighted that clearance to make more trips to and from Kalangala is with aim to make transport to the Island district safer.
14:59
14:59

Gov't Starts Repairs of Kalangala – Entebbe Docking Piers docking site 1 1

The piers both in Nakiwogo and Lutoboka have been rotting away. Their accessibility to passengers being difficult especially in rainy seasons since they become sub merged. The piers are rock filled and last underwent repairs and maintenance about 8 years ago.
19:26
19:26

UGX 65 Billion Gulu Municipality Roads Commisioned 1 2

The 6.04km of roads were upgraded with 65 billion Uganda Shillings grant from the Japan International Cooperation Agency – JICA.
10:50
10:50

Entebbe Airport Expansion to Improve Aviation Safety and Security –CAA 2 1

The airport first handled a paltry 118,000 passengers in the year 1991. The same airport handled 1.84 million passengers in 2018, 17 times higher than the number of passengers close to 30 years ago. According to Kakuba, the growing number of travellers to and from Uganda threatens the safety and security of the airport.
13:51
13:51

Leaders Seek Demarcation of Dark Spots on Lake Victoria 7 1

Last Month, a canoe boat with two fishermen collided with a mechanized marine vessel operated by oil Palm Uganda Limited between Funve and Kuye Islands. One person died instantly. Also, a cargo boat from Bubeke Island knocked a rock beneath water as it headed to Kasenyi Landing site in Wakiso district leaving 16 people severely injured on July 3rd this year.
09:12
09:12

Uganda Airlines Uncertain of First Commercial Flights deadline 4 1 Top story

The Uganda Airlines Chief Executive Director, Ephraim Kalyebara Bagenda says that they are behind schedule. He, however, adds that they have so far completed two out of five steps involved in the process of acquiring the Air Operator Certificate.
17:17
17:17

Parliament Passes Roads Bill road toll 1

The bill also seeks to reform laws relating to the development, management, and maintenance of public roads. It will introduce express penalties for drivers who violate axle load regulations.
07:28
07:28

Over 200 Miss Compensation on Soroti- Moroto Road 1 2

Government verified 1,199 people for compensation at Shillings 3.3 billion. However, only 925 have so far been compensated.
18:29
18:29

Amudat Leaders Protest Delayed Repair of Cholol Bridge mark ssali 1 2

Mark Ssali, the Head of Communication at Uganda National Roads Authority, UNRA says they have secured contractor to work on the bridge. He notes that actual work will commence in September this year but the contractor is expected to improvise some access through the broken bridge.
20:44
20:44

Ethiopian Airlines Mishap: Medical Report Exonerates Pilots 3 1

Ayub Soma, the Acting Director Airports and Aviation Security at the Civil Aviation Authority says, a preliminary report by a medical team indicated that the pilot and crew were not mentally ill and did not test positive to any substance.
11:05
11:05

Bukasa Inland Port: Works Ministry Secures UGX 29B to Compensate Affected Persons compensation 9 1 Top story

The Bukasa LC I Chairperson, John Kaddu says the question of land ownership was resolved in several meetings between residents and government, some of which he says where chaired by the president in State House.
15:50
15:50

Boat Operators Demand Free Life Jackets registration 4 1

A research by the National Fisheries Institute in 2017 indicated that only 23 of the water vessels on Lake Victoria have lifesaving jackets.
18:07
18:07

Government to Overhaul MV Pamba 2 1 Top story

Fred Musiitwa, a customs officer at Port bell, says the resumption of MV Pamba will help boost trade not only in Luzira but also in the country. He says both MV Pamba and MV Kaawa provide an alternative route for traders to easily transport cargo safer and faster.
11:06
11:06

Government Authorizes MV Kalangala to Ply Additional Route ministry of works 1 Top story

Isaac Ssentongo a member of the District Infrastructure Committee, says it is dangerous for a vessel without enough navigation lights to operate at night yet government lacks rescue centers.
12:59
12:59

Ministry of Works Engineers Inspect Wreckage of MV Templar capsized boat 1

On Thursday, more than four engineers from the ministry of works and transport were seen inspecting the boat and taking measurements.
17:14
17:14

Govt Unveils Strategies to Improve Water Transport 1 4

The strategies involve undertaking a baseline survey to ascertain the number of landing sites and vessels plying the different routes on Ugandan lakes, and their ports of call to ensure that they are all registered, inspected and licensed, according to George Muhenda Rukara, the Commissioner Maritime Administration.
14:51
14:51

Work Stalls On Security Road west pokot district 1 1

Michael Chebet, the Bukwo District LC V Chairperson, says the road works stalled without explanation both ministries. He says MB Company, which was contracted to work on the road has since abandoned the site.
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