While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more...
Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017
At least 50 companies are scrambling to provide seaworthy tug boats on charter time basis for the maritime operational requirements of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...
18 Jan 2017
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers will launch its new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa which is expected to host thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry...
8 Dec 2016
Thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry will meet for the Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference in Lagos from 24-26 January 2017...
7 Nov 2016
"There are multiple opportunities to increase intra-regional trade, especially in line with the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement. If used properly, this agreement has the potential to significantly boost economic growth in the region."
1 Sep 2016
The annual report of 2015 released by the Nigerian Ports Authority showed that all the ports recorded a decrease in gross tonnage of cargos received...
Simon Echewofun Sunday 7 Jul 2016
South Africa has imposed a total travel ban for all non-citizens traveling from identified high risk countries to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country.
22 Aug 2014
Grey, sleek, bristling with massive cannon and an assortment of machine guns, the French navy's Commandant Birot is well-equipped to patrol Africa's most dangerous stretches of ocean.
4 Mar 2014
Companies in the shipping industry and port authorities are seeking to resolve the challenges that South Africa's high port tariffs represent and to make it easier to do business in the country‚ says Maersk South Africa's Fred Jacobs.
Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 11 Feb 2014
LONDON - Sea piracy fell to its lowest level around the world in six years last year thanks to a clampdown on Somali pirates according to the International Maritime Bureau.
17 Jan 2014
LAGOS: The European Union said on Wednesday (28 August) that it was increasing security efforts in the Gulf of Guinea, the West African maritime region that has become a global piracy hotspot.
30 Aug 2013