Logistics

Published on 17 Aug, 2017

  The federal government is considering reviewing its bilateral relations with some African countries that have refused to approve the operations of Nigerian airlines to destinations in their places, while they are allowed to fly to Nigeria, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has disclosed. Over the years, Nigeria’s diplomatic philosophy has been Afrocentric, whereby the […]

Published on 7 Aug, 2017

  The construction of a new terminal at Ghana’s flagship airport – Kotoka International Airport – is expected to make the country a destination of choice with a yearly target of 5 million passengers. The project, funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) with a $120-million facility, will improve air transport in the country. It […]

Published on 7 Aug, 2017

  Marine logistics services provider Inchape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that all ships from international waters will be required to provide a ballast water sample and report when calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals starting 16 August. In a note to its customers, ISS said the new initiative is aimed at ensuring all […]

Published on 4 Aug, 2017
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  Lufthansa’s cargo and logistics division recorded improved revenues and operating profits in the second quarter of the year, helped by strong demand growth in its Asia Pacific business. The German airline’s logistics division, which includes Lufthansa Cargo, Jettainer, time:matters and an equity investment in AeroLogic, saw second-quarter revenues increase by 18.8% year on year […]

Published on 31 Jul, 2017

  APM Terminals Tangier welcomed the Munich Maersk, one of the world’s largest container vessels, as it made its maiden call to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the largest and most modern terminal facility in North Africa. APM Terminals Tangier is one of the most important transfer points of global trade. In addition to handling […]

Published on 31 Jul, 2017

  The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) said on Friday it has acquired traffic orders in excess of 600,000 tons for transportation on both ends of the TAZARA railway line. The authority said in a statement that following a successful marketing campaign and a demonstration of TAZARA’s ability to deliver on time, with maximum safety and […]

Published on 31 Jul, 2017

  The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will visit Ghana from 1-4 August 2017 as part of efforts to strengthen cooperation. The President’s visit to Ghana will provide an opportunity to engage with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, key cabinet members and other development partners on the Bank’s partnership with the […]

Published on 27 Jul, 2017

  Schiphol Airport saw air cargo demand improve during the first half of the year Amsterdam Airport Schiphol saw cargo demand improve by 8.7% year on year during the first six months of 2017, with volumes boosted by Far East tarffic. In total, Europe’s number three cargo airport saw demand over the first six months reach […]

Published on 25 Jul, 2017

  India’s trade with African countries is likely to touch $117 billion by 2020-21 on account of improved economic ties and strong business opportunities, according to a report. Indian exports to the African continent are expected to grow to $70 billion by 2021-22 from $24 billion in 2015 -16 due to rising complementaries, the PHD […]

Published on 20 Jul, 2017
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  As more African students head to Chinese universities, the Asian superpower is ramping up efforts to bring its education and technological know-how to the continent. Quartz reports China is planning to build five universities focused on transportation, as well as a China-Africa aviation school. In addition to that, 500 African civil aviation personnel will start training in […]