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.
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.
08 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has revised its South/West Africa Service’s port rotation to resume weekly calls to Cotonou, Benin, starting on westbound MED voyage 1302W, departing from Asia by March 9.