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  • 2 September 2014

    A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), September 1, at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde, the U.S. Navy reports. All 25 persons aboard the helicopter; 17 Marines and eight Navy Sailors, were […]

  • 4 June 2014

    A high-level meeting, held at IMO Headquarters in London on May 30, agreed a resolution on future work under the Djibouti Code of Conduct. Ministers from participating States in the Code of Conduct concerning the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden (the Djibouti […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On Friday 4 October, during their recent visit to the Port of Djibouti, EU Naval Force warship ESPS Meteoro conducted a diving exercise with the Djiboutian Navy and Coastguard, organised in cooperation with EUCAP Nestor. The Djiboutian Forces and EUCAP Nestor team were welcomed on board by the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Juan Carlos Perez […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Djibouti President, Ismail Omar Guelleh, officially launched the construction of the Damerjog livestock port in Arta district and the multipurpose Doraleh port on Sunday. Also present was Somali Prime Minister, Abdi Farah Shirdon who was on an official visit to Djibouti, the former chief executive officer of Dubai’s DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, and […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Djibouti President, Ismail Omar Guelleh, officially launched the construction of the Damerjog livestock port in Arta district and the multipurpose Doraleh port last week. The Somali Prime Minister, Abdi Farah Shirdon who was on an official visit to Djibouti, the former chief executive officer of Dubai’s DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, and representatives from […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Spanish Oceanic Patrol Vessel ESPS Rayo, as part of the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta, has taken advantage of her second port visit in Djibouti to conduct training on 20 and 21 March 2013 with the Djiboutian Navy and Coast Guard. The Boarding Team of ESPS Rayo and Spanish Marines […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited has announced that, on 29 December 2012, through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Djibouti) FZE it entered into a share purchase agreement with, among others, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority, to acquire 23.5 % of the issued share capital in Port de Djibouti S.A. at a […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Allana Potash Corp. expressed its congratulations to the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA), the Governments of Djibouti and Ethiopia, and the people of Tadjourah Region in Djibouti, on the official completion of financing and start of construction of the new bulk port at Tadjourah, Djibouti. Attending the December 12, 2012 ceremony for the […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday,  June 23 His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti, attended the opening of the new Djiboutian Naval Operations Centre. Djiboutian military and civilian authorities were present, along with representatives from the USA and France, who provided support to Djibouti for the building and fitting of the operations centre. The […]

  • 12 March 2012

      The Port of Djibouti is planning to invite bids for the expansion of the Doraleh Container Terminal, partly-owned by DP World. The prospect of a US$300 million development project scheduled to be completed in 2015 is to double the terminal’s annual capacity to around 3 million TEU, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chief executive officer of […]

  • 12 March 2012

    The Port of Djibouti is planning to invite bids for the expansion of the Doraleh Container Terminal, partly-owned by DP World. The prospect of a US$300 million development project scheduled to be completed in 2015 is to double the terminal’s annual capacity to around 3 million TEU, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chief executive officer of the […]

  • 22 February 2012

      Allana Potash Corp. reports that the Government of the Republic of Djibouti Ministere de l’Equipment et des Transport, through the Djibouti Port and Free Zone Authority (“Port Authority”), has begun the pre-qualification process to select contractors for the construction of the new port at Tadjoura, Djibouti. As released by the Djibouti Government, under financing […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Allana Potash Corp. reports that the Government of the Republic of Djibouti Ministere de l’Equipment et des Transport, through the Djibouti Port and Free Zone Authority (“Port Authority”), has begun the pre-qualification process to select contractors for the construction of the new port at Tadjoura, Djibouti. As released by the Djibouti Government, under financing to […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Damen Modular Dock (DMD) 4020 is being constructed, at Damen Shipyards, for – and will be delivered to – Djibouti. Djibouti’s busy port is one of the most important gateways to the African continent and is strategically located at the confluence of the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Besides maintenance of the Port Authorities’ […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Damen Shipyards announced that a Damen Modular Dock (DMD) 4020 is being constructed for – and will be delivered to – Djibouti. Djibouti’s busy port is one of the most important gateways to the African continent and is strategically located at the confluence of the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Besides maintenance of the […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Damen Modular Dock (DMD) 4020 is being constructed,  at Damen Shipyards, for – and will be delivered to – Djibouti. Djibouti’s busy port is one of the most important gateways to the African continent and is strategically located at the confluence of the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Besides maintenance of the Port Authorities’ […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The administration of Ismael Omar Guelleh in Djibouti is planning to build what is anticipated to be the largest ship maintenance yard for East Africa and on the Red Sea corridor. The project will cost 400 million dollars. It is still necessary to choose the site for erecting the shipyard between the north coast of […]

  • 11 October 2011

      Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority’s chairman, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, said that the government would expand the country’s port and would… (MenaFN) [mappress] Source: MenaFN, October 11, 2011;

  • 11 October 2011

    Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority’s chairman, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, said that the government would expand the country’s port and would… (menafn) [mappress] Source: menafn, October 11, 2011;

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Saudi Arabia has made a significant contribution to the IMO Djibouti Code Trust Fund, giving a welcome boost to the IMO-led project to implement the Code of Conduct concerning the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden signed in Djibouti in January 2009 […]

  • 12 March 2010

    Saudi Arabia becomes 13th country to deal with piracy at sea by signing the Code of Conduct on the Suppression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden (Djibouti Code of Conduct).

  • 10 April 2006

    The death toll from last week

  • 7 April 2006

    “A Djibouti ship sank near the port of the capital at noon today. The ship was sailing from … the northwest of the country towards the Djibouti capital and was carrying over 300 people,” the television said quoting its Africa-based correspondent.

  • 14 December 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Safety, Vessels

    A Singapore-flagged LR1 Product tanker has been hit from ‘an external source’ whilst discharging at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 14 December 2020, causing an explosion and subsequent fire onboard.