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Action needed to transform Africa’s maritime industry — Ayorkor Botchwey

Business Ghana 01 Feb 2023
Against this background, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, appealed to member states to ensure that the Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa (MOWCA) continued to contribute positively to the growth of the industry.

What positive changes has the BRI brought to world development?

People Daily 01 Feb 2023
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) initiated by China seeks to connect Asia with Africa and Europe via land and maritime networks with the aim of improving regional integration, increasing trade and stimulating economic growth ... East and Eastern Africa, all the way to Europe.

UNATHI SONTI: SA risks missing the boat on its blue economy

Business Day 31 Jan 2023
In just eight years maritime commerce could be directly responsible for creating 40-million jobs worldwide. Across Africa leaders have recognised the potential and have prioritised blue economy development in the 2050 Africa Integrated Maritime Strategy ... • Sonti chairs the Eastern Cape Maritime Business Chamber.  .

IMO supports opportunities for green shipping in South Africa

SAFETY4SEA 31 Jan 2023
The decision on which projects to take forward will be made in consultation with the Government of South Africa ... In particular, she highlighted how, through its geographical position and the abundance in renewable energy, South Africa is well placed to become a producer of maritime low and zero carbon fuels.

King Abdulaziz Port flags off MSC service to widen trade horizons

Arab News 31 Jan 2023
Dammam will also enjoy weekly sailings to eight maritime destinations spanning the Arabian Gulf, South Asia and Southern Africa. These include the ports of Khalifa bin Salman in Bahrain, Khalifa in UAE, Qasim in Pakistan, Mundra and Hazira in India, Port Louis in Mauritius, and Durban and Coega in South Africa.

RMC Appoints Retired Four-Star Navy Admiral James Foggo III as Board Chair

Victoria Advocate 31 Jan 2023
Appointment reflects firm's growth trajectory in defense and commercial markets ... Naval Forces Europe and Naval Forces Africa as well as the U.S ... He currently is Dean of the Center for Maritime Strategy�at the Navy League of the United States�and a distinguished fellow of the Center for European Policy Analysis and the Council on Competitiveness ... ....

Significant decline recorded in maritime incidents in Gulf of Guinea

Business Ghana 29 Jan 2023
made this known at the opening of the Regional Maritime Operational Training Course dubbed ... The six-weeks course aimed at building the capacity and competencies of staff and personnel of maritime focus agencies and institutions across the West Africa Region in combating crimes in the Gulf of Guinea ... Environment and Maritime Crisis Management.

Maritime and shipping stakeholders dialogue to promote best practices in the industry

B & FT Online 27 Jan 2023
Public and private sector stakeholders within the maritime and shipping industry of West and Central Africa during the week assembled in Accra, Ghana, to deliberate on best practices in vessel clearance at seaports ... Associate Director at the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, Vivek ...

Ports ensure safe, secure and efficient port marine operations

B & FT Online 27 Jan 2023
He said the ports of Ghana operate under the Maritime Security Level 1 (MARSEC 1), which means the minimum appropriate security measures necessary are maintained at all times ... He praised the combined efforts of all stakeholders who have contributed to the Ghana ports’ enviable position in the maritime industry of West and Central Africa.

India gets a special spot in the Suez Canal Economic Zone

Financial Express 27 Jan 2023
Financial Express Online has reported earlier that India is keen to expand its ties with Egypt which is not only seen as a major gateway to markets in Africa and Europe but is also a key player in the politics of Arab and Africa.Also Read ... Despite internal challenges, Egypt remains central to the Middle East and North Africa.

Gulf of Guinea records significant decline in maritime incidents

Ghana Business News 26 Jan 2023
Acting Vice-Chancellor, Regional Maritime University ... ” Maritime Affairs and Security Course.”. The six-weeks course aimed at building the capacity and competencies of staff and personnel of maritime focus agencies and institutions across the West Africa Region in combating crimes in the Gulf of Guinea.

6-week maritime security training opens in Accra

Business Ghana 26 Jan 2023
The training, which falls under the European Union (EU) Support to West Africa Integrated Maritime Se­curity (SWAIMS) programme, would be the third edition as two were held in past years ... Augus­tus Addy Lamptey, said the feedback from the programme over the years had been impressive with decrease in maritime crimes since 2020.

Why the SDF is still patrolling the Gulf of Aden for pirates

Asahi News 26 Jan 2023
When a light suddenly flashed across the radar screen, the crew inside a Maritime Self-Defense Force P-3C patrol aircraft stationed in East Africa alerted the pilots to a potential situation at sea ... The unit is stationed in Djibouti, a country in the Horn of Africa bordering ...

Maritime information market size to increase by USD 1,013.78 million; Europe to account for 43% ...

Longview News-Journal 25 Jan 2023
By region, the global maritime information market is segmented into Europe, North America, APAC, Middle East and Africa, and South America ... What are the key data covered in this maritime information market report?CAGR of the market during the forecast period.Detailed information ...

Republic Day guests and their importance

Financial Express 25 Jan 2023
India perceives Egypt as a key player in the Arab world and Africa and a major gateway to markets in Africa and Europe ... Even as Egypt emerges as a major player in the Mediterranean, Red Sea, and the Horn of Africa, maritime connectivity with these three countries assumes its own salience including security of the sea lanes.

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