Africa

Africa

19 Sep 2022
Port terminals in Alexandria, Sokhna, Port Said, and Damietta are edging closer to full utilization, prompting operators to expand existing facilities and build new ones.
01 Sep 2022
Container carriers are adding incremental capacity to their regional and feeder liner services with MPV and other non-container ships, maritime analyst Alphaliner says.
22 Aug 2022
The global super-heavy carrier fleet is at 91 percent utilization as governments accelerate energy investments amid the rush to cut ties with Russia.
29 Jul 2022
The enormous challenges of transitioning global shipping from fossil fuels to zero-carbon alternatives are coming into view, none more important than aligning private investors and governments to ensure decarbonization targets are met.
29 Jun 2022
Old-fashioned breakbulk and supply chain skills have served shippers well in the “spillover” market, and some practices may linger after the container market normalizes.
12 Apr 2022
Although rates could plateau or slide as global stressors impact the MPV market, underlying demand will not soften as the energy transition accelerates.
10 Mar 2022
Hapag-Lloyd has acquired Africa specialist carrier as the German container line expands its footprint in a continent the carrier’s CEO believes holds long-term potential.
02 Mar 2022
While Antonov's smaller AN-124s continue to operate, restoring the behemoth AN-225 will take five years and cost more than $3 billion, according to the Ukrainian government's news outlet.
22 Feb 2022
MPV/HL newbuildings expand dship, BBC Chartering fleet as AAL places orders for a total of six new ships.
21 Jan 2022
With Suez Canal transit tolls rising next month, Indian shippers — already dealing with elevated freight rates — are now seeing new canal-related surcharges on services to North Africa.
03 Dec 2021
Uncoordinated state measures imposed in response to the new COVID-19 variant are adding a new round of misery to the already overstretched global supply chain.