Wednesday, August 30, 2023
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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
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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

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: 5600

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

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: 5254

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
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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: 13749

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

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: 1608

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

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: 769

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

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: 1533

Sunday, January 22, 2023
Port of Lekki, Nigeria

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: 3392

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

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: 2019

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

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: 1279

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

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: 2329

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

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: 813

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

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: 3002

Monday, April 11, 2022
Indian Ocean cyclones Africa

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: 2641

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
dp world shipping terminal

DP World Pledges $1.7 Billion In African Ports Deal

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) DP World and CDC Group have formed a partnership to develop ports in Africa and committed to spending $1.72 billion on

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 1164

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
cosco 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

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 1700

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
maersk freight cargo

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

August 9, 2017
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
African Union Troops Somalia

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

July 8, 2015
Total Views: 58

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Kenya’s Mombasa Port Sacks 27 Strike Leaders

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

July 5, 2015
Total Views: 6

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Tanzania Dreams Big With Major Port Project

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

March 15, 2015
Total Views: 13


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