Latest News for: Maritime africa


Lagos Free Zone: Redefining Ease of Doing Business

This Day 31 Mar 2023
With over 200 million citizens, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa ... LFZ is promoted by Tolaram, a Singaporean conglomerate with a global presence of over 70 years in Asia, Africa, and Europe, including 40+ years in Nigeria ... He predicts Lekki Port will become a serious game changer for the maritime industry in Nigeria and West Africa.

DP World readies edible oil terminal in Somaliland

Splash24/7 30 Mar 2023
Berbera sits alongside one of the world’s busiest sea routes and DP World said it plans to transform it into an integrated maritime, logistics and industrial trade hub to serve the Horn of Africa, a region with a population of more than 140m people.

Russia trying to take the reins down in Africa

Hot Air 30 Mar 2023
South Africa has conducted military exercises with Russia and China before, as well as with the United States and NATO countries ... “It is seen as a war that is happening in Europe, and as far as South Africa is concerned, it’s not part of this war,” said Denys Reva, a maritime researcher with the Institute for Security Studies in South Africa.

Illegal migrants pay over US$8,000 for reaching Europe

Blitz 30 Mar 2023
Children living in extremely poor households are especially vulnerable, and countries in West Africa, South Asia and Central America and the Caribbean report much higher shares of detected child victims ... It is important to note that Sardinia and Sicily are the two regions of Italy where the maritime routes from North Africa end.

DP World starts building new edible oil terminal at Berbera Port

Gulf Daily News 29 Mar 2023
DP World plans to transform Berbera, which sits alongside one of the world’s busiest sea routes, into an integrated maritime, logistics and industrial trade hub to serve the Horn of Africa, a region with a population of more than 140 million people.  ... Suhail Albanna, CEO and Managing Director of DP World Middle East and Africa, said.

Monjasa product tanker boarded in Gulf of Guinea

Splash24/7 28 Mar 2023
Maritime Domain Awareness for TradeGulf of Guinea corporation centre (MDAT-GoG) reported that five armed persons approached the vessel in a speedboat ... All 16 seafarers were secured inside the ship’s citadel, and Montec is working with all relevant maritime authorities in the region, including several local and international navies.

India will continue to work with African nations to promote regional security: Rajnath

The Telegraph India 28 Mar 2023
Singh was speaking at the first edition of the India-Africa Army Chiefs Conclave organised on the sidelines of the 2nd Africa-India Joint Exercise 'AFINDEX'. "As maritime neighbours linked by the Indian Ocean, our cooperation in maritime security and hydrography and countering ...

Pirates hijack Danish tanker forcing sailors into safe room

Metro UK 28 Mar 2023
According to a report by The Maritime Information Cooperation and Awareness Center (MICA), three ships were attacked in the area in 2022 compared to 26 in 2019. Maritime Security Incident Alert 🚨. Vessel hijacked ~140nm off Pointe Noire, West Africa.

Monjasa Confirms Pirate Attack with Search Ongoing for Missing Tanker

The Maritime Executive 28 Mar 2023
Monjasa, a Danish oil trading and supply company, confirmed that it has lost contact with one of the company’s product tankers, the Monjasa Reformer, after the crew reported the vessel was being boarded by pirates off the west coast of Africa.

“Nothing succeeds like success”

B & FT Online 27 Mar 2023
For once, Africa must succeed in her attempts to reverse the development change ... It is time to make Africa work”, he noted ... UNCTAD’s 2021 Review of Maritime Transport shows the AfCFTA has the potential to boost maritime trade in Africa as it will raise demand for different means of transport.

Mass Maritime Academy Partners with South African Maritime Schools

The Maritime Executive 23 Mar 2023
Through this documentary, it is hoped that since the maritime industry depends on global investment into the Human Resources that make trade the industry work, exposing the successful stories and challenges faced by maritime cadets in South Africa in partnership with ...

Green corridor project launched between South Africa and Europe

Splash24/7 23 Mar 2023
A new consortium will explore the options for developing a maritime green corridor for the zero-emission shipping of iron ore between South Africa and Europe, in a first for the continent of Africa ... Africa-EU green corridor development.

Maritime recruitment faces diminishing skill pools, passive candidates, and brutal counteroffers

Seatrade Maritime News 23 Mar 2023
Speaking at CMA Shipping 2023 in Connecticut, Martin Bennell, Managing Director - Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas at Faststream outlined current trends in hiring and employment within the maritime industry, highlighting recent changes and challenges in recruitment.

Five industries collaborate for a green corridor between South Africa and Europe

SAFETY4SEA 22 Mar 2023
Situated along busy international shipping routes, South Africa has the highest volumes of maritime traffic in Africa outside of the Mediterranean region, as well as one of the best-connected port systems on the continent that support the trade of valuable commodities.

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