Latest News for: Maritime africa


Can Afreximbank Effectively Connect African Markets with an African Shipping Line?

This Day 09 Dec 2023
Deducing from Walter Raleigh’s quote, Africa has to command the African seas, if Africa is to command African trade ... For delivery, it is important to note that over 90 percent of global trade is maritime based according to the World Bank, hence the importance of shipping for trade in Africa.

HELMOED RÖMER HEITMAN: These are the defence capabilities the navy requires

Business Day 07 Dec 2023
secure land borders, monitor airspace and maritime zones; protect external vital infrastructure and interests; constabulary missions (antipiracy, smuggling interdiction) in the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) region; support or intervention if instability in a ...

The Atlantic coast of Africa; opportunities and hope

B & FT Online 07 Dec 2023
The initiative would undeniably be the key to Africa’s positioning at the heart of world trade ... By strengthening logistics and commercial capabilities across maritime routes, this naval company will significantly contribute to the economic and commercial development of West Africa.

Morocco, UAE sign consolidated partnership declaration

Middle East Online 06 Dec 2023
- The two Heads of State emphasized the ambition of the two brotherly countries to establish joint, pioneering strategic economic partnerships in regional and international markets, particularly in Africa ... Firstly ... 1 ... 2 ... 1 ... a ... The Africa-Atlantic gas pipeline project; ... Gateway to Africa" project; ... The creation and management of a commercial maritime fleet.

India steps up maritime security cooperation with Kenya

Deccan Herald 05 Dec 2023
India took note of Kenya’s important role as a member of the DCoC-JA (Djibouti Code of Conduct Jedda Amendment).</p><p>New Delhi offered a slot for an International Liaison Officer representing the DCoC-JA at the IFC-IOR at Gurugram in Haryana as well as an Indian ...

Middle Eastern Defense Force Selects Genasys to Improve Maritime Safety

The Eagle-Tribune 05 Dec 2023
The ability to establish the intent of vessels in coastal waters, de-escalate potentially dangerous situations and avoid the use of force, is a critical element of maritime operations.” said Peter Ayre, VP of Europe, Middle East & Africa for Genasys.
photo: AP / Karel Prinsloo, file
In this Friday Nov. 5, 2004 file photo, workers unload food aid from the MV Liberty Sun at Eritrea's main Red Sea port, Massawa, Somali pirates attacked and damaged an American ship carrying humanitarian aid Tuesday, April 14, 2009, but the ship and crew are safe under Navy escort. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, file

IMO: Enhancing security in the Red Sea area through collaborative mechanisms

SAFETY4SEA 04 Dec 2023
IMO works with other stakeholder to ensure maritime security and safety in the Red Sea Area, in line with the 2050 Africa Integrated Maritime Strategy (2050 AIM Strategy) ... The event was designed to enhance awareness of the regional maritime domain and to promote dialogue in the southern Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

UAE Secures Category-B Membership in IMO with the Highest Number of Votes

Seatrade Maritime News 04 Dec 2023
The country’s efforts in elevating the national maritime sector and its pioneering efforts to reinforce the global industry have been instrumental in securing the win ... Our strategic location has contributed to its position of being a leading hub for maritime trade in the Arabian Gulf states, East Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

Néocolonialisme: France made ‘the largest marine cemetery in the world’ just to contain Russia and China

Russia Today 04 Dec 2023
Then the Comoran maritime services company announced that from April 24 to 26, Mutsamudu port (where deported migrants usually land) had suspended passenger traffic ... of Africa.” ... However, as is noted by the author Tor Sellström in his book 'Africa in the Indian Ocean.

2 filmmakers with an underwater drone accidentally found a 128-year-old shipwreck at the bottom of ...

Business Insider 03 Dec 2023
Filmmakers Yvonne Drebert and Zach Melnick discovered the wreck of the "Africa" in Lake Huron ... Every inch of the "Africa" is ... But the filmmakers said that with the help of a local maritime historian and a marine archaeologist, the "Africa" emerged as the likeliest possibility.

UAE wins Category-B membership in IMO as it secures highest votes

Gulf Today 02 Dec 2023
Suhail Al Mazrouei, the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure said, “The UAE has reaffirmed its leading status as a vital maritime centre in the world with this achievement ... Our strategic location has contributed to its position of being a leading hub for maritime trade in the Arabian Gulf states, East Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

SAMSA’s 25 Year Anniversary: Section Three

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
The statutory mandate is on three critical aspects of South Africa’s maritime sector. ... Through the Department of Transport (DoT) the country continues reforming maritime legislation considered to be a critical pillar in terms of developing and growing South Africa to be an International Maritime Centre (IMC) in Africa by 2030.

SAMSA’s 25 Year Anniversary: Section Two

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
The development occurred within weeks of South Africa also being elected to the chairpersonship of the Djibouti Code of Conduct-Jeddah Amendment Steering Committee, during the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) supported body’s three-day high-level meeting held in Cape Town in October.