The Zonal Training Institute Ltd is one of the middle level privately owned colleges in the coastal region of Kenya. The Institute specialises in Maritime and Logistics related courses offered at different levels such as certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Professional Qualifying Examinations (1st degree)and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) levels.

The Zonal Training Institute Ltd opened its doors in 2005 as a shipping and Logistics Management centre. Since then the Institute has experienced a steady improvement in professional perfomance particulary in Shipping and Logistics. The college has produced many world record holders in International examinations especially from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS- UK) London. Indeed the Institute is ranked the best in training Shipping and Logistics in Eastern Africa.

The Institute is located in Mombasa Town, along Moi Avenue approximately 1 ½ km from The kenya Ports Authority (KPA). The College is situated at Laxmi House, 3rd floor opposite Toyota Kenya show room.

The College runs both national and international Examination Bodies curricular such as:-

  1. The Insitute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS – UK)
  2. Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics (CILT – UK)
  3. Cambridge International College (CIC- UK)
  4. Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM – CY)
  5. The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC).

Some certificate and Diploma courses under the above curricular include;

  • Foundation Diploma in Shipping (FDS)
  • Advanced Diploma in Shipping (ADS)
  • Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE)
  • Certificate in Logistics and Transport
  • Diploma in Logistics, Supply Chain Management
  • Professional Diploma in Logistics and Transport
  • Advanced Diploma in Transport and Logistics.
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding

Over last hundred years, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) in London UK which is the examining body for shipping, has earned international recognition from the International Shipping Industry's major players as the professional body to commercial shipping worldwide.

The Zonal Training Institute is recognized for the quality of its teaching and research in ICS Training and examination especially with regard to the exciting and demanding Business of Shipping and International Trade.

The International seaborne trade is expected to double over the next ten years and opportunities will exist for anyone with knowledge, skills and interest in ships, the sea and its supporting infrastructure including ports, container freight stations (CFS), inland container Depots (ICD), inland transport distribution centres etc.

If you think you have what it takes to excel in shipping business in particular and international trade in general, then your best decision might be to spend your next three years in Zonal Training Institute.


The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) qualifications is well recognized globally. The organizations and Governments across the world's is seeking the Insititute of Chartered Shipbrokers opinion on issues relating to shipping and logistics.

Our students find related employment within a short time of graduation. Recent graduates have found employment as shipping business analysts, operations managers, Line Managers, Marine services managers, sales and marketing manager's etc.

Our academic staff has a wide balance of professional , experience and academic backgrounds.

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