Latest News for: Maritime africa


More than 100 migrants reach Lanzarote on rafts

La Prensa Latina 08 Dec 2022
The occupants of one craft, 47 men and 11 women from sub-Saharan Africa, were rescued 22 km (14 mi) from Arrecife, capital of Lanzarote island, Maritime Rescue said ... ....

AD Ports teams with AFC to invest in African ports

Splash24/7 07 Dec 2022
AFC has invested more than $10bn in infrastructure projects across 37 countries in Africa ... “Some of the world’s fastest-growing economies are in Africa, necessitating the creation a new generation of ports and maritime facilities, supported by smart technology and enhanced freight infrastructure.

UAE In-Focus – Global trade surges 19% in first 9 months of 2022 

Arab News 07 Dec 2022
In addition to this, startups in the Middle East and North Africa region also ... Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a cooperation agreement with the African Finance Corporation to address infrastructure gaps across Africa, including integrated ports, warehouses, maritime and logistics hubs.

INTERPOL Captures Terrorist Suspects, Money, Drugs at Maritime Borders

The Maritime Executive 05 Dec 2022
... around the world reports these and other arrests and seizures all came during a three-month time period while efforts were targeting terrorist suspects and other criminals involved in serious organized crime traveling via maritime routes between North Africa and Southern Europe.

Fast Power enables fast economic growth on Oman’s coast

Gulf Daily News 05 Dec 2022
... of the Middle East and North Africa’s largest economic zones ... Located on modern maritime sea routes linking Asia, Africa, Europe, and beyond, the economic zone is quickly adding new tenants, new industrial projects, and an expanding list of manufacturing operations. .

Navy will play a bigger role in protecting India’s global interests

Deccan Chronicle 04 Dec 2022
Today the Indian Navy operates not only in the Indian Ocean but also in the Pacific Ocean in consort with likeminded nations and their navies whilst concurrently undertaking maritime security operations in the Atlantic Ocean along the west coast of Africa; the hallmark of a blue water navy.

Irabor Calls for Concerted Action to Tame Ungoverned Spaces

This Day 02 Dec 2022
Africa’s Ungoverned Spaces and Regional Security ... in one way or the other share similarities with the challenges in other parts of Africa ... “Moreover, these destabilisation agents find safe haven in Africa’s land and maritime domains that have little or no governance presence.

Djibouti suspends China and other loan repayments

Greek City Times 02 Dec 2022
Its strategic position – on the Horn of Africa’s Bab-el-Mandeb Strait that controls access to the Red Sea and the Suez Canal – has made Djibouti a major destination for Chinese capital, especially in the maritime and free-trade zones ... Other Chinese companies have also invested in the country’s maritime industry and free-trade zones.

Le Touquet, Perros-Guirec, Croissy-sur-Seine…, find twenty qualified base camps

Swords Today 01 Dec 2022
Pool A. Two base camps for France’s XV ... France ... New Zealand . Leon (Ron). Italy ... Uruguay ... Namibia ... Defending world champions South Africa have chosen to settle in Toulon, where stage local Cheslin Kolbe and his partners will benefit from RCT’s installations ... South Africa ... Nice (Alpes-Maritimes) ... Re/La Rochelle Island (Charente-Maritime) ... ....

Africa: Can a New Wave of Drone Tech Make Africa's Seas Safer?

All Africa 01 Dec 2022
The growing sophistication and affordability of unmanned systems could ease Africa's shortage of maritime security resources ....

Nigerian Pirate Guilty of Causing Danger to Danish Soldiers

The Maritime Executive 28 Nov 2022
The incident began a year ago shortly after the Danish frigate Esbern Snares arrived in the Gulf of Guinea on a mission to enhance maritime security ... The Esbern Snares, which had also been used previously to increase maritime security off East Africa, was ultimately recalled after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

India stands for free and rules based Indo-Pacific: Rajnath Singh

Financial Express 25 Nov 2022
A book published by National Maritime Foundation (NMF) titled ‘Coastal Security Dimensions of Maritime Security’ was also released by the minister ... India-France Maritime Cooperation ... For India this region stretches over a huge maritime expanse starting from the eastern shore of Africa to the western shore of the Americas.

APM Terminals Apapa: Nigeria’s Tax Laws Incentivise Investment

This Day 25 Nov 2022
Speaking as a panelist during a session on ‘Financing Maritime ... Also speaking during the opening ceremony, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Kitack Lim said, “I am aware of Nigeria’s significance to the maritime sector of West and Central Africa.

Xiamen-Nice-Durban Dialogue promotes exchanges among maritime civilisations 24 Nov 2022
Mutual Learning Among Maritime ... Looking forward, Yu suggested to further tap the potential of China, France and South Africa in developing the blue economy, actively exploring new forms of exchange among maritime civilisations, and deepening friendship and cooperation among cities.

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