South Africa’s port landlord Transnet will help educate ports in Kenya, Namibia, Mozambique and Ghana under a new agreement meant to bring their ports up to international standards.
03 Oct 2014
In an effort to ease congestion at the Lagos Port Complex, Nigeria is looking into ways to encourage shippers to use the country's underutilized eastern ports more.
01 Sep 2014
Hapag-Lloyd will begin charging an Ebola inspection fee on all shipments to and from West Africa from Sept. 21 as mandatory health checks on ships are expected to cause lengthy delays.
17 Jun 2014
Hapag-Lloyd has plans to restructure its West Africa service network, including its West Africa Service and West Africa Mediterranean Express, in June and July.
02 May 2014
The International Maritime Bureau reported the lowest first-quarter level of global piracy attacks this year since 2007, although the agency warned that the threat of piracy is still present.
21 Apr 2014
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has announced the launch of a new container service between Asia and West Africa, starting at the end of this month.
28 Jan 2014
CMA CGM Terminals is acquiring a 25 percent stake in Nigeria’s Lekki container terminal from Philippines-based International Container Terminal Services Inc.
15 Jan 2014
Global piracy fell to a six-year low in 2013 as international navies and private security guards significantly reduced attacks by Somali pirates, the International Maritime Bureau reported.