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  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2015

    The twenty-four crew members of the Panamanian-flagged bulker Focomar have been rescued after taking refuge on a small island west of Socotra a few days earlier. The crew abandoned their vessel in a lifeboat after MV Focomar suffered engine problems at sea early last week. The 2011-built bulker was last reported to be headed to […]

  • 3 March 2016

    A groundbreaking ceremony held on Thursday in Damerjog, Djibouti marked the start of construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal, the Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority (DPFZA) said.

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2017

    Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries in the Western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden in an effort to repress piracy and armed robbery against ships operating in the region. Mariam Aweis, Minister of Marine Transport and […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the Damerjog liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Djibouti officially started today with a groundbreaking ceremony held at the site, the Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority informed. According to the operator and developer of the new terminal China’s POLY-GCL Petroleum Group Holdings Limited, a joint venture of China POLY Group and GCL Group, the phase […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line is planning to reduce capacity on its West Central Asia / Europe network by around 16% starting from October. The carrier plans to dismiss its ME5 service and add some of the ports covered by it to the ME1, ME2 and ME3 services. The ME5 service covered the ports of […]

  • 6 March 2016

    Ann Pickard joins Woodside Australian LNG player Woodside informed on Monday it has appointed Ann Pickard as a non-executive director. Anadarko slashes 2016 capex, expects “minimal” investment in Mozambique LNG Woodlands-based Anadarko on Friday said it will slash its 2016 spending by almost 50 percent, and expects minimal funding in its Mozambique LNG project during […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Kuwaiti oil tanker sailing through the Gulf of Aden managed to fend off a pirate attack on Sunday, February 8th. The tanker was en route to Djibouti’s Horizon Terminal port when four pirate boats approached the vessel in an attempt to board it, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported citing Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, […]

  • 19 August 2015

    The twenty-four crew members of the Panamanian-flagged bulker Focomar have been rescued after taking refuge on a small island west of Socotra a few days earlier. The crew abandoned their vessel in a lifeboat after MV Focomar suffered engine problems at sea early last week. The 2011-built bulker was last reported to be headed to […]

  • 22 May 2015

    The Iranian cargo ship carrying aid to Yemen Iran Shahed has arrived in Djibouti, the Associated Press reported citing a US official. As reported by the FARS news agency, the ship entered the Djibouti waters on Thursday and is said to be anchored offshore. The US officials are reported as saying that the ship had been […]

  • 23 November 2011

      Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit headed by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev started escorting the fifth convoy through the Gulf of Aden. The convoy consists of four commercial vessels under different flags including a Russian one with 18 Russian sailors on board, told Eastern Military District Information Support Department to Central Navy Portal. Large […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish container shipping giant Maersk Line is planning to reduce capacity on its West Central Asia / Europe network by around 16% starting from October. The carrier plans to dismiss its ME5 service and add some of the ports covered by it to the ME1, ME2 and ME3 services. The ME5 service covered the ports of […]

  • 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).

  • 11 November 2011

    The piracy information-sharing infrastructure covering Asia and the Indian Ocean has been significantly enhanced with the signing today (11 November 2011) of an important agreement in Singapore. The agreement, signed by the three Information Sharing Centres (ISCs) set up under the IMO-led Djibouti Code of Conduct and the Singapore-based ReCAAP ISC, establishes a set 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;

  • 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 […]