Search results for: Djibouti

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  • 26 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Safety, Vessels

    The United Nations has received official approval from the Houthi authorities in Yemen to carry out the planned expert mission to the decaying FSO Safer oil tanker, which poses a danger of massive oil spill to the region. The Safer oil tanker is moored north of Hodeidah and is believed to be loaded with over 1 […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Safety, Vessels

    An oil spot has been identified some 50 km west of the Safer oil tanker moored off the western coast of Yemen, Reuters reported citing a letter from Saudi Arabia to the UN Security Council. The letter, written by Saudi Ambassador to the UN Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, said “a pipeline attached to the vessel is suspected […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    With financial results for the second quarter and the first half of the year now being presented, the status of the offshore wind sector in relation to the impact of the global COVID-19 crisis is becoming more prominent and, once again, it shows that the companies are both shaken and unshaken by it, at the […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Environment, Vessels

    The condition of the decaying oil storage vessel Safer, floating north of Hodeidah, Yemen, is deteriorating daily, posing a major threat of an oil spill, the UN Security Council was told last week. There is a concern that the dilapidated tanker might rapture causing an explosion and oil spill into the Gulf of Aden, triggering […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    A staggering number of seafarers is being impacted by the inability to carry out crew changes due to the COVID-19 restrictions imposed on travel by national governments across the globe. Despite incessant calls from the maritime bodies, seafarers are yet to be designated as ‘key workers’ and exempted from travel restrictions. Some countries like Cyprus, […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    The number of seafarers pending their sign-off at sea is increasing by the day as the industry awaits flag and port states to lift Covid-19 related travel restrictions and enable the unsung heroes of the sea to finally go home. The debate is heating up as unions vow to take matters into their own hands […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Human Capital, Safety, Vessels

    Two bulk carriers with at least 25 seafarers on board have been left to their own devices at anchor in the Port of Djibouti at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the two ships have been arrested over unpaid debts and the ships have been at anchor for […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system has landed at it’s final stop – the great Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa.  The cable is being developed by Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom. When completed, the DARE1 network will land across 3 countries and 4 cities, covering 5,000km and will have a […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Europe India Gateway (EIG) submarine cable system has been upgraded to accelerate and strengthen connectivity between businesses in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and India. Using Ciena’s submarine network solution, the upgrade allows EIG to utilize flexible, express wavelengths, also known as optical bypass, to reduce operational costs as well as space and […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom said that all manufacturing aspects for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system are complete. The system will have four landing stations to help expand connectivity in Eastern Africa: Djibouti (Djibouti), Bosaso (Somalia), Mogadishu (Somalia) and Mombasa (Kenya). With a finalised cable length of 4,854 […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Orange, PCCW Global and PEACE officially signed their agreement to deploy the new submarine cable- PEACE Med. The draft agreement was announced during the Capacity Europe event in November 2018. This agreement marks the arrival of the first Chinese private submarine cable in France. PEACE refers to Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe, is an […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    MacGregor has wrapped up the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group.

  • 9 April 2019

    All 31 crew were rescued by the Saudi Arabian navy and border guards.

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Marine survey for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system has been completed and the cable route finalized, Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and SubCom said. The companies also announced the addition of a landing station in Bosaso, Somalia. The DARE1 cable system is the first step in a planned expansion into eastern Africa, […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Alliance partners would utilize 330 containerships in their new service offering.

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    PCCW Global and Orange will jointly land the 12,000 km long Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) cable in Marseille, France, scheduled to go into service in 2020. When complete, the PEACE cable system will offer the shortest routes from China to Europe and Africa, interconnecting three of the world’s most populous continent. The […]

  • 25 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from November 19 – 25, 2018.

  • 26 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    TE SubCom supply contract for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system has come into force, Djibouti Telecom and Somtel informed. The 5,400 km DARE1 submarine cable system is the first step in a planned expansion into eastern Africa, which connects Djibouti (Djibouti), Mogadishu (Somalia) and Mombasa (Kenya) and delivers up to […]

  • 15 October 2018

    China’s GCL Group Holding is reportedly hiring CNOOC senior officials as it prepares to boost its LNG business. 

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World said it will pursue all legal means to defend its rights as shareholder and concessionaire in DCT.

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The High Court of England & Wales has granted Dubai an injunction on DCT contract termination.

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World: Global trade sees upswing as geopolitical headwinds continue to pose uncertainty for the container market.

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World stresses again that its concession agreement for the Doraleh Container Terminal (DTC) remains in force.

  • 17 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from June 11 – June 17, 2018.

  • 6 June 2018

    A vessel operating as part of the UN’s World Food Programme has been attacked in the Southern Red Sea.