Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Shipping

US And China Compete To Rebuild Sudan’s State Shipping Firm

By Mohammed Alamin (Bloomberg) Sudan’s state shipping company is considering a Chinese offer to revamp a fleet that’s shrunk to just one boat as the African nation targets a boost...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1574

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
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News

Maersk Family Holding Company Launches Africa Infrastructure Fund

COPENHAGEN, Aug 9 (Reuters) – A.P. Moller Holding, which controls Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, said Wednesday it has launched a new fund that will invest in infrastructure in Africa....

August 9, 2017
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
African Union Troops Somalia
News

Somalia Appeals To UN Court in Maritime Spat With Kenya

By Mohamed Sheikh Nor (Bloomberg) Somalia, which has mainland Africa’s longest coastline, plans to pursue its case in a maritime dispute with Kenya at the International Court of Justice next...

July 8, 2015
Total Views: 5

Sunday, July 5, 2015
News

Kenya’s Mombasa Port Sacks 27 Strike Leaders

By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, July 4 (Reuters) – East Africa’s biggest port in the Kenyan city of Mombasa said on Saturday it had dismissed 27 workers it believed were behind...

July 5, 2015
Total Views: 2

Sunday, March 15, 2015
News

Tanzania Dreams Big With Major Port Project

In its heyday, Bagamayo was a gateway to the heart of Africa for colonisers, with trade goods surging in from the Indian Ocean, and timber, ivory and countless slaves exported from the east coast harbour.

March 15, 2015
Total Views: 1

Thursday, May 9, 2013
Ports

Maersk Targets Africa Port Accords After Winning Ivory Coast Bid

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S aims to win more African port contracts after a group to which it belongs was selected to build and run a container terminal in Ivory Coast.

May 9, 2013
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Ports

Djibouti to Raise $5.9 Billion From Investors for Port Infrastructure

Projects include a doubling of capacity at the Doraleh container port to 3 million containers a year by 2015, which would rank it as the Africa's biggest container port.

May 8, 2013
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
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News

Kenya Goes Big…Massive New Port Will Cost Two-Thirds of Gross Domestic Product

Kenya, East Africa’s largest economy, is moving to spend $25 billion on a second port, a crude pipeline and roads that will open up export routes in a region luring...

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 29

Monday, March 26, 2012
News

APM Terminals Eyes East African Expansion, Gathers Local Support

Bullish on high-growth East African markets as new terminal and Inland Services investments planned; Mombasa, Dar es Salaam are Targets Mombasa, Kenya ‐ APM Terminals’ annual Africa-Middle East Region’s Leadership...

March 26, 2012
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Piracy

South Africa Minister: Piracy Threatens Southern African Economies

JOHANNESBURG (Dow Jones)–Piracy is moving south, with the recent discovery of oil and gas off the Tanzanian coastline, posing a serious threat to southern African economies, South Africa’s Minister of...

July 26, 2011
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
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USCG

Africa Bound – US Coast Guard Continues Global Reach

Two weeks ago Coast Guard Cutter Forward set sail from its homeport in Portsmouth, Va., across the Atlantic. Under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, Forward will conduct...

June 7, 2011
Total Views: 3

Thursday, May 1, 2008
Uncategorized

Nambia Finds Lost Treasure Ship

The BBC Tells us: A 500-year-old ship-wreck laden with treasure has been discovered off the coast of Namibia. The country’s diamond company, Namdeb, says it found the wreck during operations...

May 1, 2008
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Uncategorized

An Yue Jiang – The Ship Of Shame Finds A Berth

Here’s an interesting story brought to us by The New York Times.  They tell us: In a slap to Zimbabwe, its longtime ally Angola announced Saturday that a Chinese ship...

April 29, 2008
Total Views: 1

Saturday, April 5, 2008
Maritime Security

La Ponant Captured By Somali Pirates

BBC News tells us: The French military are continuing to track a luxury yacht seized, with its crew, on Friday by Somali pirates. There has been no contact with the...

April 5, 2008
Total Views: 65