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Cameroon: 6.4 million tons of processed goods at the port of Kribi

Operational since last year, the port of Kribi has had a significant commercial activity during the first twelve months of operation. While it is true...

Liquid Telecom Kenya’s IoT network enables fish farmers to monitor ponds and increase production

IoT network will help provide insights on fish health to 30,000 fish-pond farmers in Kenya through new app Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the leading...

Cameroon: laurels for the Bolloré Group

The General Directorate of Customs (DGD) has awarded four Bolloré Transport & Logistics (BTL) Awards of Excellence for its performance in implementing transit facilitation...

Togo: the (new) ambitions of the Port of Lome

Since becoming the leading container port in the region since 2017, Lagos has been ranked first. Lomé owes its rank to some investments made...

Cameroon: start of operation of the multipurpose terminal of the port of Kribie

By Achille Mbog Pibasso. Activities are gaining momentum at the port of Kribi with the entry into operation of the multipurpose terminal. The multipurpose terminal platform...

Senegal: two new ports in the boxes

Senegal plans to acquire two new ports (Ndayane and Sendou) to replace the Autonomous Port of Dakar, almost suffocated by the volume of traffic...

Mauritania: the Autonomous Port of Nouakchott in the fold of Olam

Mauritania is in advanced discussion with consortium formed by Singaporean Olam and local ARISES Mauritanie-SA for the financing, construction and operation of a container...

Hapag-Lloyd will connect Dunkerque to Tangier Med, Nouakchott and Dakar

After deploying its services in East Africa last April, the German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd starts a new regular containerized weekly line service at Dunkirk,...

Abdelaziz Mantrach elected to head FONASBA

The Federation of National Associations of Charter Brokers and Maritime Agents (FONASBA) held, on Friday, October 19, 2018 in the city of Cancún...

Mali: DP World to build 1000 ha logistics platform in Bamako

DP World will build and operate a 1,000-hectare logistics platform on the outskirts of Bamako, the Malian capital. A concession contract was signed as...

Ethiopia returns to the port of Eritrea

Massawa Port of Eritrea will again be operational to secure Ethiopia's imports and exports after 20 years of hostilities between the two countries. According to...

A win-win fishing agreement signed between Gabon and the European Union

The European Union (EU) welcomed Friday, in a statement, the partnership described as win-win signed in the field of fisheries in a transparent and...

Statement from Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA)

Contrary to the unfounded claims made yesterday by DP World, the opening of the Djibouti International Free Trade Zone (DIFTZ) is fully in line...

Mauritania: EIB and ADB support development of SNIM port facilities in Nouadhibou

The EIB and AfDB provide financial support to SNIM for a total amount of US $ 109 million.   This funding is intended for...