Boost for Maritime Industry as Indian Ocean Piracy Incidents Decline
Africa Maritime

Boost for Maritime Industry as Indian Ocean Piracy Incidents Decline

The shipping industry will declare the Indian Ocean risk free after cases of piracy went down significantly. But maritime security experts say other illicit activities remain a concern. “Piracy areas have been shrinking,” said Olli Pekka Suorsa, assistant professor in homeland security at the UAE’s Rabdan Academy. “The industry is planning to altogether remove the […]

Return of DP World to Bosaso Could Turn Around Region's Economy
Africa Maritime

Return of DP World to Bosaso Could Turn Around Region’s Economy

The recent return of maritime operator DP World’s to the Puntland’s port of Bosaso has instigated optimism across the city with hopes of revamping the economy of the region. According to a report by Mohamed Hassan Ibrahim, a research consultant in the port infrastructure project, an upgraded port could bolster citizens’ trust in the semi-autonomous government. The […]

Kenya Ports Authority Awards Port Users
Africa Maritime

Kenya Ports Authority Awards Port Users

Mombasa: September 20, 2021: Kenya Ports Authority held its second East Africa Maritime Awards EAMA 2020 ON September 17, 2021 in Kenya’s coastal City of Mombasa to recognize industry’s outstanding practices for Excellence, Sustainability, Training, Technology, Initiative, Personality and Leadership from the eastern Africa region.  The 77 participants were drawn from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, and […]