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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...

Senegal signs new fishing agreements with Mauritania

By Diary N'diaye Bâ On the sidelines of the African Union summit in Nouakchott, Senegal and Mauritania signed new agreements that give Senegalese fishermen 400...

Djibouti launches the largest commercial area in Africa

Djibouti officially launched on July 5, 2018, Djibouti International Free Trade Zone (DIFTZ), the largest commercial area in Africa that will include a total...

Last horn of Mist for shipowner Jacques Saadé

A great tribute was paid Friday, June 29 to Jacques R. Saadé in Marseille. The founder of the CMA-CGM group, who died Sunday, June...

Tangier Med, a success story in support of the Moroccan port strategy

By Daniel Pingeot Africa's largest port, Tanger Med in Morocco has become one of the most important logistic platforms in the world in a decade....

762 merchant ships docked in Gabon in 2017

The Gabon Ports and Harbors Authority (OPRAG) held on Thursday its board of directors under the direction of its chairman, Pierre Reteno Ndiaye, appointed...