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When the Port of Lamu became operational on 20th May 2021, it  brings major changes on freight business along the Indian Ocean in regard to transshipment activities along the sea. Currently, the Port of Durban remains the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa, as it plays a major role in transshipment activities by feeding other small ports...
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Following the presidential elections which took place in Ivory Coast on the 31st of October, series of events and violence in the country have led to the death of 13 people to date. The outgoing president, Mr. Alassane Ouattara has been re-elected with 94.2% of the votes, but the opposition contests the results and the country is...
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Protests against the police brutality have escalated on Monday 19th of October 2020 in Lagos and other towns of Nigeria. The Governor of Lagos State has imposed a 24hour curfew all over Lagos State starting from Tuesday 20th of October 4pm. It is however uncertain if curfew will be extended or if other similar measures...
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Considering the increase of pirates attacks in the Gulf of Guinea, the authorities of Benin have shown concern and they have taken further measures to prevent such attacks. It is now imposed to every vessel bound for the Port of Benin to have an embarked armed security team. Failing this, the vessel will automatically be provided with a security service by the Benin...
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The IVORY COAST government declared the state of health emergency up to 31/05/2020. A curfew has been imposed in Abidjan as from 21:00 to 05:00. Schools are closed up to 17/05/2020. All borders are closed for all passengers, gatherings of more 50 people are prohibited and working from home is advised. Offices bank and public bodies are till operational, working from 07:00 to...
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State of Emergency has been declared by the Government of Liberia for 21-days as from 10/04/20 i.e. up to 30/04/20 in the county of Montserrado (which includes the city and port of Monrovia). Most of the public administration and commercial entities are closed except essential public and private bodies. Individuals have been requested to stay at home and are...
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The Government has declared the full country in health emergency state The Government has declared the full country in health emergency state and a curfew has been in force from 7 pm to 6 am since 02/04/2020).  All schools, universities and institutes have been closed since 19/03/2020 as well as churches and mosques.  Social distancing has been recommended and the Government imposed the compulsory wearing of masks since 15/03/2020 until further notice. A...
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The Kenya Ports Authorities (KPA) have issued a circular note on the 21st of April 2020 informing that vessels arriving in Mombasa with bulk cargo will be discharged directly on trucks without prior bagging.  Usually the bagging operations take place at quay all along the discharging operations and trucks loaded with bagged cargo then leave the port area. As from the 24th of April 2020, the bagging operations are prohibited within the port area...
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State of emergency was declared in Senegal on 24/03/2020. Hygiene measures and social distancing have been recommended  Curfew from 8 pm to 6 am is still effective. Crew on board foreign vessels calling Senegalese ports for commercial operations are required to stay on board, to refrain from going  ashore or to port installations without a special authorization. In addition, the government imposed the...
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The government has declared Health Emergency State in Democratic Republic of Congo. However people are free to work in compliance with sanitary measures (minimum personnel only is allowed to stand in the office, prohibition of gathering/groups etc…).  The capital Kinshasa is much affected and people located at Gombe (Kinshasa neighborhood) are lock down in order to avoid...
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