Africa

23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
24 Nov 2015
Six Volga-Dnepr crew members were among the 22 people killed in a terrorist raid on a hotel in the Mali capital of Bamako on Nov. 20, the Russian heavy-lift airline has announced.
09 Nov 2015
Growing competition between shipping lines in Europe and China to develop new logistics hubs in West Africa and serve growing container traffic in the region is expected to bring at least six ports with capacities of 1 million 20-foot-equivalent units or more online over the next decade.
02 Nov 2015
Zim Integrated Shipping Services and a European short-sea operator are reintroducing a seasonal refrigerated service aimed at agriculture shippers that connects the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
16 Oct 2015
The Mombasa County government is trying to extract more fees from users of the Port of Mombasa at two points in the supply chain, which would further drive up shipping costs in East Africa’s largest container gateway.
15 Oct 2015
China’s land and maritime transport initiative linking Asia with Europe and Africa, and the countries in between, promises to add up to $2.5 trillion in trade to the country over the next decade, a Kuehne + Nagle executive said Thursday.
12 Oct 2015
The world's second-largest transport operator is adding more than 41,000 postal codes to its international guaranteed package service, expanding its delivery footprint in Asia and other regions.
12 Oct 2015
The Egyptian government is being asked to provide more clarity into plans for the development of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) as it seeks foreign investment to meet its ambitious goals for the area around the canal.
11 Oct 2015
Growth in consumption of fruits, vegetables, meat and fish in emerging and newly industrialized countries should accelerate in the coming years, creating tailwinds for reefer container and specialized reefer operators.
29 Sep 2015
The fast-growing port of Dar es Salaam is working to double its annual capacity to 30 million metric tons per year and reduce dwell times from nine days to five by 2020, in an effort to become the top gateway to landlocked East African countries.
28 Sep 2015
There is no “medium-term” prospect of the European Union expanding sulfur emission regulations for container lines to the Mediterranean, a Port of Barcelona executive said last week.