Africa

Africa

24 Nov 2014
West Africa trade still points to a region with growth potential, despite a nearly 30 percent drop in exports caused by the Ebola outbreak, Drewry and carrier executives say.
29 Sep 2014
The number of container ships passing through the Suez Canal is on an upward trend, after nearly three years of declining transit numbers because of rapidly increasing ship sizes.
29 Sep 2014
A Hapag-Lloyd vessel dropped three containers into the Suez Canal on Monday morning after colliding with a Maersk Line vessel, interrupting a southbound convoy through the Egyptian waterway.
Tanger-Med
26 Sep 2014
The blossoming economy in Morocco is presenting opportunities for port investment, and officials are hoping good news could spur up to $8 billion in new port infrastructure.
25 Sep 2014
Concerns about Ebola transfer in western Africa continue to have the region’s shipping industry on edge with reports of possible boycotts ahead.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Sept. 19
19 Sep 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Sept. 12
12 Sep 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in September and October...
09 Sep 2014
Maersk Line has a clearly defined strategy for expansion in global trades, but is being very cautious about not disclosing it.
Maersk container ship
08 Sep 2014
A decade-long revamp of its culture is driving profitability gains at Maersk Line, the world's largest global container line.
05 Sep 2014
The Suez Canal Authority isn’t having any trouble finding money to pay for a $4 billion project to build a second channel.
03 Sep 2014
Monthly revenue at the Suez Canal hit a record $506 million in August, partly reflecting a surge of container volume in the last month.