Maritime

Legal battle for control of Djibouti Ports goes to Hong Kong

Legal battle for control of Djibouti Ports goes to Hong Kong

HONG KONG – FactWire has sued China Merchants Port Holdings Company Ltd over infringement of its exclusive port agreement with Djibouti. FactWire obtained a legal filing by United Arab Emirates’ DP
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Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal to open this year

Kenya confirms cruise ship terminal to open this year

The construction of the Sh350 million world-class cruise ship terminal at the Port of Mombasa is set to be completed in August this year. Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary (CS) Najib
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MAERSK Line begins operations in Mogadishu Port

MAERSK Line begins operations in Mogadishu Port

Danish shipping line services MAERSK has begun operating in Somali’s Mogadishu Port. Mogadishu Port management announced that the shipping company started operations at the port on Saturday last week. The port administration
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Uganda moves to electronically register all boats after tragedy

Uganda moves to electronically register all boats after tragedy

President Yoweri Museveni has said the government will soon commence with electronic registration and monitoring of all boats on Uganda’s lakes and rivers for easy and quicker identification/location. Electronic registration and
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United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) DP World Limited and its subsidiaries have taken legal action against China for building an international free zone on a terminal being disputed with Djibouti. China sued again by Dubai based firm over Djibouti Port November 6, 2018 12:20 pm - United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) DP World Limited and its subsidiaries have taken legal action against China for building an international […]
Somaliland minister for energy and minerals Jama Mohamoud Egal addressing students at the University of Hargeisa on the chances of the country striking oil Somaliland Positive of Joining oil Producing Nations October 22, 2018 12:59 pm - Somaliland is on the verge of joining the league of oil producing nations according to the country’s minister for energy […]
Berbera Port Berbera Port Brewing Tension Between Somaliland and Somalia October 19, 2018 9:59 am - The expansion of the Somaliland’s port of Berbera is brewing tension between the Somaliland government and Somalia over the ownership […]
Work starts at DP World Berbera Port in Somaliland October 12, 2018 10:34 am - Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera port in the Republic of Somaliland has started with a special ground-breaking […]
Delegates attend Regional Maritime Security Conference in Madagascar Regional Maritime Security Experts Hold Conference in Madagascar October 2, 2018 11:56 am - 95 percent of all trade in countries on the East, Horn and in the Southern Africa region pass through seaports […]
Djibouti’s port company British Court restrains Djibouti’s port company from terminating DP world joint venture September 7, 2018 10:15 am - The High Court of England & Wales has granted an injunction restraining Djibouti’s port company, Port de Djibouti S.A. (PDSA), […]
Hapag-Lloyd is continuing to focus on the growing market in East Africa. With annual growth rates of approximately six percent, the region tops the list on the African continent. Leading shipping company Hapag-Lloyd taps into Kenyan market August 17, 2018 11:38 am - Hapag-Lloyd is continuing to focus on the growing market in East Africa. With annual growth rates of approximately six percent, […]
Djibouti tells London Court it recognizes international rule of law Court declares Djibouti’s Seizure of Doraleh Terminal Illegal August 3, 2018 1:06 pm - Court declares Djibouti’s Seizure of Doraleh Terminal Illegal: An Arbitral Tribunal of the London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”) has […]
PUBLIC NOTICE June 8, 2018 4:49 pm - Systems Downtime Notice 10-06-2018
Uganda transit cargo through Mombasa Port increased by half a million tons in 2017 June 6, 2018 3:50 pm - BY PAUL TENTENA KAMPALA, UGANDA- Uganda still remains the predominant transit destination through Mombasa Port, with a total transit traffic […]