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Surge in piracy costing W. Africa nations: UN

Urdu Point 08 Dec 2021
New York, Dec 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Dec, 2021 ) .The surge of maritime piracy in Africa's Gulf of Guinea is not just a threat to foreign ship and cargo owners but also carries significant costs for the coastal nations, a new UN report said.
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Africa's patchy transport network gets a tech boost

BBC News 07 Dec 2021
Benson Ndumu Mwangi has been a truck driver for 10 years, navigating the roads of Kenya and East Africa ... "Going forward, progress will be driven by both the public and private sector," says Miishe Addy, co-founder and chief executive at Ghanaian air and maritime supply chain platform Jetstream Africa.
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Omicron to hit Africa’s economies hard as leaders protest ‘Afrophobia’

Ghana Web 05 Dec 2021
The spread of an alarming new variant named Omicron, first reported by South Africa, had prompted an abrupt reappraisal of the risks of international travel. The Netherlands banned entry to travellers from Southern Africa ... By shutting down travel from Southern Africa, it hoped to keep this new variant out ... South Africa’s concerns are not unfounded.
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Some sailors are getting vaccinated multiple times in an attempt to comply with the different ...

Business Insider 03 Dec 2021
... vaccine recognition and approval," said the Global Maritime Forum in a recent report ... Singapore on Thursday suspended crew changes for those with recent travel history to seven African countries including South Africa, the country's Maritime and Port Authority said in a circular.
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US, EU concerned by Beijing's 'problematic, unilateral actions' at sea

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
Australia, the United States, Japan, Asean countries and so on.". He said the EU could look at establishing a "maritime area of interest" in the South China Sea after a pilot project aimed at better coordinating the maritime presence of EU member states in Africa's Gulf of Guinea, while another is being looked at in the northern Indian Ocean ... ....
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U.S., EU concerned by China's 'problematic and unilateral actions' at sea

Reuters 03 Dec 2021
Blejean said the EU could look at establishing a "Maritime Area of Interest"; in the South China Sea after a pilot project aimed at better coordinating the maritime presence of EU member states underway in Africa's Gulf of Guinea and another being looked at in the ...
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Crew change crisis eases, but concerns rise over omicron variant

Seatrade Maritime News 02 Dec 2021
... Strategy and Development, Global Maritime Forum ... Seatrade Maritime News has already heard anecdotally of one crew due to fly out of South Africa on completion of their contracts only for flights to cancelled due to border closures, and seafarers are now stuck in a hotel.
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Maritime Operators Demand More From Satcom Systems

The Maritime Executive 02 Dec 2021
“Thuraya’s next generation program is a comprehensive program that cover land, sea and air connectivity and targets key enterprises in the transportation, logistics, energy, utilities and maritime sectors across Europe, Africa and the Middle East as well as the fast growing Asia Pacific region.
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ANALYSIS: How we found a way to track alien marine species along SA's coast

Eye Witness News 02 Dec 2021
Saldanha is one of eight major maritime ports and 23 marinas and yacht clubs in South Africa through which marine alien species have entered South African waters ... .
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How we found a way to track alien marine species along South Africa's coast

Phys Dot Org 01 Dec 2021
Saldanha Bay harbor on the west coast of South Africa has long been an important point for global shipping routes ... Saldanha is one of eight major maritime ports and 23 marinas and yacht clubs in South Africa through which marine alien species have entered South African waters.
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Another La Niña impacts temperatures and precipitation – but not climate change

Reliefweb 30 Nov 2021
Further South, above average temperatures are predicted over a large area from the Maritime subcontinent extending into the South Pacific, as well as near equatorial Africa extending south-eastwards over Madagascar ... Over much of the rest of Africa, Europe and Asia, there is little consistency in predicted rainfall.
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Piracy in Gulf of Guinea alarming – Danish PM

Joy Online 29 Nov 2021
Early this month, Denmark deployed frigate Esbern Snare equipped with a Seahawk helicopter, maritime Special Forces among other crew to the region to combat piracy and perform other mandates until April 2022 ... Network (GoGIN) programme on regional coordination in West Africa.
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Coquille native participates in Operation Guinex

The World 27 Nov 2021
Off Atlantic Africa, the United States and maritime partners participated in Operation Guinex from August through September, the first Brazilian lead operation in the region ... and Brazil have a shared interest in Africa's maritime safety and freedom of commerce to navigate the continent's surrounding waters.
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SatADSL, MT partner on satellite comms for maritime sector

Eweekly 26 Nov 2021
Under the terms of the agreement, MT will use SatADSL’s neXat platform to both provide capacity over Africa and deliver advanced maritime services worldwide ... For its part, SatADSL says the company will benefit from Milano Teleport’s expertise in the maritime marketplace and from ...
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