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Tangier Med: creation of « African Maritime Task Force (MTF) »

After being commissioned at the end of June (28 June), Tangier Med port authorities are more than determined to share their experiences with their...

Signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Port of Dakar and Namport

The Port Authority of Dakar and the Namibian Port Authority have signed a five-year memorandum of understanding to promote trade between Namibia and Senegal. Stressing...

Guinea: SMB-Winning Consortium Launches New 135-kilometer Railway

The SMB-Winning Consortium, in the presence of its President and CEO Mr. Sun Xiushun, the President of the Republic of Guinea, His Excellency Professor...

Cameroon: Bolloré ousted from the port of Douala

The general management of the Autonomous Port of Douala (PAD) has just launched a call for limited international consultation for the renovation, modernization, operation...

Partnership between the ports of Douala and Bordeaux

The Autonomous Port of Douala (PAD) and the Grand Maritime Port of Bordeaux (GPMB) in France signed a three-year cooperation agreement covering several areas...

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...