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Thursday, May 2, 2024
Port of Antwerp Plans Namibia Hydrogen Harbor
News

Port of Antwerp Plans Namibia Hydrogen Harbor

(Bloomberg) — Port of Antwerp Bruges plans to develop a €250 million ($267 million) hydrogen and ammonia storage and export facility at the Namibian

May 2, 2024
Total Views: 1172

Friday, April 26, 2024
Mauritius/Reunion map
News

Subsea Cable Damage Cuts Internet to Islands Off Africa Coast

(Bloomberg) — Damage to an undersea cable off the African coast is exacerbating disruptions of internet services to the continent, impacting

April 26, 2024
Total Views: 2078

Thursday, March 14, 2024
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Ports

Inefficient African Ports See Diverted Red Sea Traffic Slipping Away

By Colleen Goko (Bloomberg) — Africa’s inefficient and aging ports are hampering the continent’s chances of capitalizing on a surge in ship traffic

March 14, 2024
Total Views: 4326

Thursday, January 25, 2024
bulk carrier at sea
Shipping

Red Sea Attacks Push BHP to Divert Some Bulk Shipments Around Africa

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Australian mining giant BHP Group said on Thursday that the Red Sea disruptions are forcing some of its freight service

January 25, 2024
Total Views: 1171

Friday, January 19, 2024
A tanker transits the Suez Canal. Shutterstock/Anatoly Menzhiliy
Shipping

Europe, Africa Crude Market Tightens on Red Sea Disruptions, China Demand

LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – The Brent crude market structure and some physical markets in Europe and Africa are reflecting tighter supply

January 19, 2024
Total Views: 1445

Thursday, January 18, 2024
containership ship bunkering
Shipping

African Ports See Higher Refueling Demand as Vessels Round Cape

(Bloomberg) — African ports from Namibia to Mauritius are becoming more popular as refueling stops for vessels shunning security threats in the Red

January 18, 2024
Total Views: 1805

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
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News

Ships Drop Anchor Around Gabon as Country Shuts Down After Coup

LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – At least 30 commercial ships dropped anchor on Wednesday around Gabon’s waters after military officers said

August 30, 2023
Total Views: 5363

Sunday, August 27, 2023
Hong Kong-flagged container ship Joseph Schulte leaves the sea port of Odesa. Photo Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov via Facebook/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Second Vessel Leaves Odesa Through Temporary Black Sea Corridor

KYIV, Aug 27 (Reuters) – A vessel carrying steel products to Africa has left Ukraine’s Odesa port through a temporary Black Sea corridor, the

August 27, 2023
Total Views: 5627

Thursday, August 24, 2023
FILE PHOTO: The Léon Thévenin near Buitenratel, Belgium. Photo: Hans Hillewaert/CC BY-SA 4.0
News

Ship Sent to Repair Cut Internet Cables Off Africa’s West Coast

(Bloomberg) — Fiber-optic cables that were damaged by a rockfall in an undersea canyon, resulting in slow internet connections in some parts of Africa,

August 24, 2023
Total Views: 5315

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
two tankers conduct ship-to-ship transfer
Shipping

Russian Oil Switched Between Tankers Off Spanish Enclave After Four-Month Hiatus

(Bloomberg) — Russia’s flagship crude oil was switched between tankers off the coast of a Spanish enclave in north Africa after a four-month hiatus in

August 15, 2023
Total Views: 13784

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting
Shipping

Putin Rewards African Allies With Promise of Free Grain

(Bloomberg) — Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to send free grain to six African countries that have strong ties with Moscow. Putin made the

July 27, 2023
Total Views: 1620

Wednesday, June 21, 2023
File photo of an offshore drillship
Energy

Offshore Oil Spending to Rise More Than 20% This Year

HOUSTON, June 21 (Reuters) – Offshore oil and gas exploration spending will increase more than 20% globally this year and the growth will continue

June 21, 2023
Total Views: 774

Monday, May 29, 2023
Second U.N.-Facilitated Shipment Of Russian Fertilizer From EU Reaches Africa
Shipping

Second U.N.-Facilitated Shipment Of Russian Fertilizer From EU Reaches Africa

VILNIUS, May 29 (Reuters) – A second shipment of Russian-origin fertilizer facilitated by the United Nations’ World Food Programme has

May 29, 2023
Total Views: 1551

Sunday, January 22, 2023
Port of Lekki, Nigeria
Photo

Nigeria’s New Port Doubles Cargo Capacity

by Ayodeji Olukoju (University of Lagos) Three-quarters of the world is covered by water and up to 90% of world trade is seaborne. Seaports and shipping are

January 22, 2023
Total Views: 3443

Saturday, September 17, 2022
U.N. Ship Leaves Ukraine With Wheat For Ethiopia
Shipping

U.N. Ship Leaves Ukraine With Wheat For Ethiopia

KYIV, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The third vessel charted by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk Black Sea port with

September 17, 2022
Total Views: 2020

Sunday, August 28, 2022
Port Upgrade Raises Somaliland’s Hopes For Trade
Ports

Port Upgrade Raises Somaliland’s Hopes For Trade

May Darwich, Jutta Bakonyi (The Conversation)–Berbera port is the main overseas trade gateway of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland. The port city

August 28, 2022
Total Views: 1297

Saturday, August 20, 2022
Mozambique To Export First LNG As Global Natural-Gas Prices Soar
Shipping

Mozambique To Export First LNG As Global Natural-Gas Prices Soar

By Matthew Hill and Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) –Mozambique is poised to ship its first cargo of liquefied natural gas overseas, joining the ranks of

August 20, 2022
Total Views: 2337

Sunday, August 14, 2022
First Humanitarian Ship In Ukraine Set To Depart For Africa
Shipping

First Humanitarian Ship In Ukraine Set To Depart For Africa

By Andrea Shalal YUZHNE, Ukraine, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The United Nations-chartered ship Brave Commander will depart Ukraine for Africa in coming

August 14, 2022
Total Views: 815

Monday, July 11, 2022
LNG terminal in Barcelona, Spain
News

The ESG Hypocrisy Of Shipping LNG To Europe

Is shipping LNG from Africa to Europe a proper Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) step towards sustainability or is it a new form of colonialism? By

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 3006

Monday, April 11, 2022
Indian Ocean cyclones Africa
Weather

Deadly Ocean Cyclones Near Africa Are Becoming More Severe

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) The deadly cyclones and tropical storms that battered southern Africa this year were made more severe by climate change,

April 11, 2022
Total Views: 2653
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