?Marine experts ask court to halt building of second ferry


Marine survey experts want a court to stop construction of a second ferry by a Turkish firm.

They say the first ferry worth Sh1 billion built by the firm has failed to meet the standards prescribed in the contract.

Bonriz Insurance Marine Surveyors lawyer Joseph Kinyua yesterday told the Court of Appeal in Mombasa that the first ferry delivered last year had a defective engine.

Mr Kinyua told justices Alnasir Visram, Wanjiru Kariuki and Martha Koome that the ferry in question, which was commissioned last July, had a heating engine, an issue that was raised by his client…

Source – Standard Media