Construction work is set to commence on the second phase of the only deep-sea port in central Africa at Kribi, Cameroon after a second round of financing was arranged with the Export-Import Bank of China.
30 Aug 2015
A consortium comprising Bolloré Africa Logistics, CMA CGM, and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has been awarded the coveted 20-year concession to operate the new container terminal at the deepwater port of Kribi in Cameroon.
31 Mar 2015
Shippers out of Cameroon's largest port are reporting nearly month-long delays, and at least one container line has said it will begin imposing emergency congestion surcharges.
23 Feb 2015
CMA CGM has opened a logistics complex, between the port and city of Douala, Cameroon, and set up a new firm to handle inland transportation in West African markets.
05 Oct 2014
With piracy in West Africa on the rise, a newly released report highlights how pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea are far more violent than in Somalia and less-focused on ransom, requiring the industry to take a different approach to curb attacks.
21 Feb 2013
Eos Risk Management has launched a maritime security service in West Africa to protect commercial ships on their way through the Gulf of Guinea, which has been designated as a high risk area for piracy.