Latest News for: Maritime africa


Database relaunch to help protect endangered maritime archaeology

Phys Dot Org 20 Apr 2021
An online resource documenting maritime archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has been improved and relaunched—helping to further protect sites that are under threat of destruction, erosion or neglect. The MarEA (Maritime Endangered Archaeology) database project, ...

Future Maritime Leaders Challenged to Share their 2050 Vision

The Maritime Executive 19 Apr 2021
Camille Simbulan (the Philippines), Nikol Hearn (South Africa), and Jonathan Brown (UK), won the competition in 2020 with essays on how the maritime industry can improve the wellbeing of seafarers, finance its decarbonization, and establish effective practices for ship recycling.

This phase of our revolution is perhaps most testing, as the enemy is now unseen ...

Independent online (SA) 19 Apr 2021
By building our social and economic infrastructure, which in the transport sector must prioritise the building of buses, trains, rural roads and maritime transportation ... (3) Closely related to this is the Blue Oceans Economy, which strategically favours South Africa, with two oceans and vast experience.

The Periplus Of The Ports Of Ethiopia, The Hidden Empire

Ancient Origins 17 Apr 2021
Ethiopia and its port of Adulis, today located about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of the modern port of Massawa in the Gulf of Zula, was an important maritime trade center and it would have received ships from all over coastal Arabia and East Africa as well as ships coming directly from India.

Nigeria: MOWCA - Gambia, Ghana, Others Pledge Support for Nigeria's Candidate

All Africa 16 Apr 2021
The Republics of Gambia, Ghana and other countries have pledged their support for Nigeria's candidate for Secretary General of Maritime Organisation for West and Central Africa (MOWCA), Dr. Paul Adalikwu ....

Libya: In its quest for normalcy, Tripoli renovates its old town

The North Africa Journal 16 Apr 2021
Location in Libya and Africa ... Tripoli (Africa). Show map of Africa ... Command of the Sea– The History and Strategy of Maritime Empires ... Ottomans extended their western maritime frontier across North Africa under the naval command of another Greek Moslem, Torghoud (or Dragut), who succeeded Barbarossa upon the latter's death in 1546.

IMB warns continuous piracy risks in Gulf of Guinea

Urdu Point 15 Apr 2021
A global maritime body has said the Gulf of Guinea continues to be particularly dangerous for seafarers and urged vessels to remain vigilant as they transit the region amid persistent piracy risk in West Africa in the first three months ... in West Africa in the first three months.

India needs to learn from the Suez crisis

Live Mint 15 Apr 2021
As of now, China sees its regional role as promoting the maritime component of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) that passes through the Red Sea to reach the Mediterranean and European ports ... The Horn of Africa was afflicted with maritime piracy from 2000, which continued till 2017 and ended only with the cooperative efforts of 33 nations.

A Quad-plus-6 Indo-Pacific strategy

Taipei Times 15 Apr 2021
Vietnam has been the most stubborn nation in defending its maritime territorial claims in the South China Sea against Bejing ... Participating to ensure the neutrality of the South China Sea, and continuing safety of air and sea navigation, is important for Taiwan, as it can then insist on a role in discussions on maritime territorial claims.

EU Refuses to Help Pay Off Montenegro’s $1 Billion Loan to China

The Epoch Times 15 Apr 2021
It aims to extend the Chinese communist regime’s economic and political influence to countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa by recreating ancient China’s silk road and maritime silk ...

Algiers-Nouakchott: Sea line for export opened

Algeria Times 14 Apr 2021
Hamadou stressed that the opening of this maritime line, which is the first direct line to Africa, will allow Algeria to export its various products to the African continent in record time, as well as to offer the best conditions to preserve the goods and protect them from ...
photo: AP / Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs
In this photo released by the Taiwan  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu at left and Somaliland representative to Taiwan, Mohamed Hagi unveiling the Somaliland office plate during an opening ceremony in Taipei on Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Somaliland and Taiwan: Two territories with few friends but each other

BBC News 13 Apr 2021
An obstructive Somaliland, with its highly strategic Berbera port, could block the continuity of its Maritime Silk Road along the eastern coast of Africa ... Somaliland is Taiwan's gateway to East Africa, from here I represent Taiwan in 10 East African countries".

EMEA Oil and Gas Logistics (Pipeline, Railroad, Tanker & Trucks) Market Report 2021-2025 -

Enid News & Eagle 13 Apr 2021
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Spain: Rescuers find 4 dead, save 19 from vessel in Atlantic

Beaumont Enterprise 11 Apr 2021
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities said Sunday that they had recovered the bodies of four migrants from a boat along with 19 survivors who had taken the treacherous route from West Africa to the Canary Islands.

Growing trade ties bind India to Africa’s future

Asiatimes 10 Apr 2021
While it plays catch-up with China’s commanding presence in Africa, India has signed many new bilateral agreements ... India’s historical footprint in Africa differs from that of other powers ... A statue of Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa ... Since 2018, the India-Africa partnership has been based on a set of principles.