Africa

30 Aug 2016
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has introduced a new container service between India and Africa to “improve transit times and enhance delivery to those destinations.”
Ongoing infrastructure development in Africa will get a boost from the combined efforts of Pacific International Lines, China Merchant Port Holdings and China Machinery Engineering Corporation.
19 Aug 2016
Pacific International Lines has signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s largest public port operator and a mainland construction giant to develop new markets.
01 Aug 2016
Reports of unjustified surcharges have been on the rise following the introduction of a new mandatory container weight verification rule that took effect last month, according to the Global Shippers Forum.
23 Jun 2016
Ghana is targeting the complete elimination of paper in trade transactions at the country’s ports.
22 Jun 2016
Mega-ships are finding their way into the Asia-Africa and Asia-South America trades.
21 Jun 2016
Liberia’s Port of Monrovia implemented a new port navigation system.
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.