Africa

29 Sep 2016
Concerns still remain on the holdouts, IT issues, and accuracy of declarations related to SOLAS container weight rule.
15 Jun 2016
South Africa plans to invest billions in its ports to meet rising demand.
06 Jun 2016
The Suez Canal has extended and deepened discounts to container lines.
03 Jun 2016
Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services Inc. has said when it will open a new terminal in the Congo, the first phase of a global expansion planned for this year.
President Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud (left) and DP World Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.
02 Jun 2016
DP World has signed a “term sheet” with the government of Somaliland to invest hundreds of millions of dollars.
23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
11 May 2016
APM Terminals announced Wednesday it will provide container weighing services at 29 locations across its global network to ensure a smooth transition to an international regulation that comes into force on July 1.
08 Apr 2016
African countries face the daunting challenge of securing continuous investment and project finance solutions to bring port infrastructure and supply chain networks up to par with those of the rest of the world.
07 Apr 2016
Senior maritime and transport officials in Ghana identified piracy and corruption as central challenges in the development of an efficient port and supply chain network in West Africa.
31 Mar 2016
The Suez Canal Authority has cut tolls to transit the canal by 30 percent after traffic shrank in 2015 and container lines began routing ships around the Cape of Good Hope because historically low fuel prices have made that route cheaper than paying the canal’s tolls.
31 Mar 2016
APM Terminals is to invest 758 million euros ($859 million) in Africa’s first automated terminal in the Moroccan transshipment port of Tangier.