Winds close down Port of Cape Town

Gale force winds, with an average speed of 60–70 km/h and gusting up to 100 km/h, have effectively shut down operations at the Port of Cape Town since last Thursday, 16 January 2020. Only inbound […]

Port of Djibouti wants to build LNG terminal

A pipeline agreement signed in December 2019 between Ethiopian and Chinese partners marks a key step forward in Djibouti’s efforts to develop a delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal. This LNG terminal would enable Djibouti to carve out a niche for itself as a […]

Incident on board FPSO in transit

On 7 January, an incident occurred on board a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which is currently being transported by the Boskalis-owned Vanguard from China to Brazil. One person has died, and five […]

Workers evacuate Kenya port site after raid on US base

More than 2,000 workers have evacuated the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC)-operated Lamu port construction site after the Salafi al-Shabaab militant group overran a nearby US-Kenyan military base.  CCCC instructed workers to down tools and steer […]

Reviving Angola’s ports

With the economy of Angola stabilising after the end of a long-lasting civil war, port development comes into focus Angola might still be recovering from the wounds inflicted on its economy by a 27-year civil […]

Dried out: African port investment

The appetite for growth in Africa’s port landscape is dampened by a lack of financing options The total value of goods and services produced in Africa is set to increase by 4% this year and […]