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  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    ICTSI was chosen to operate, manage and develop the South Port Container Terminal in Port Sudan.

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ethiopia and Sudan have penned a deal that will pave the way for using Port Sudan for transporting oil to energy-craving Ethiopia. The cooperation agreement was signed on Wednesday by executive director of the Ethiopian Petroleum Supplier Enterprise Haile Mariam with Sudan’s investment minister Mustafa Osman Ismail in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Sudan News Agency reports. According […]

  • 1 December 2014

    Sudan’s President said the country is looking to increase domestic gas exploration and gas imports.

  • 14 August 2006

    Sudan will export its first crude cargo from the 40 000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Thar Jath oilfield, totalling 400 000 barrels from end-August, an industry source said on Monday. The African country’s newest oilfield began production in June and is pumping heavy sweet crude, the source added. “It’s scheduled for first lifting from the marine terminal […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The CMA CGM Group introduced the new Asia Southern Red Sea Express (REX3), a new fixed-day weekly service that will provide more efficient services to customers starting on May 8, 2014. This new service is in addition to existing Asia Northern Red Sea Express (REX2) which together will improve port coverage to meet the growing […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    In preparation for the coming peak season, Evergreen Line is implementing service enhancements for the Red Sea market. The carrier will adjust the port rotation of its Far East – Red Service (FRS) and launch a new feeder loop. In addition, the line intends to further strengthen its Red Sea service network via slot exchange […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Alcatel-Lucent is to upgrade the EASSy submarine cable system, one of the largest and most modern systems serving Africa, with the deployment of the latest 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbit/s) technology. Alcatel-Lucent‘s 100G technology will enable the system to ultimately carry capacity in excess of 10Tbit/s, further complementing its ability to carry high volumes of data capacity […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has appointed a new Regional Operations Manager for Asia Pacific. Brendon Hawley will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia and will be responsible for all operations throughout Indonesia reporting to GM  Cato Nordskog. Commenting on his appointment, Mr Hawley said: “I am very much looking forward to becoming part of the Wilhelmsen […]

  • 24 August 2011

    On August 15, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) and Sudan Sea Port Corporation (SPC) signed the contract for Phase 1 of the livestock terminal of Sudan Port, with a value of EUR 70 million. The EPC project involves the construction of a 20,000t terminal berth with a total length of 241 meters, including water […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) and Sea Ports Corporation signed the general contract for Sudan Dama Oil Wharf Phase II Dredging and Reclamation Project in Guangzhou. Vice President Lin Yichong attended the meeting and signed  the contract on behalf of CHEC.  This project mainly includes basin and channel dredging, land area reclamation and […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Prime Minister Raila Odinga guaranteed the viability of the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport and Economic Development Corridor(Lapsset) saying it is literally the road towards the realization of the African century and African dream. With state of the art transport network, he added, Lapsset will open markets in Asia, Middle east, Europe and America […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Prime Minister Raila Odinga guaranteed the viability of the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport and Economic Development Corridor(Lapsset) saying it is literally the road towards the realization of the African century and African dream. With state of the art transport network, he added, Lapsset will open markets in Asia, Middle east, Europe and America […]

  • 2 February 2010

    After the much-hyped multi-billion shilling Lamu Port that seeks to tap into the northern frontier with Ethiopia and Southern Sudan, plans are also underway to set up small ports along the 600 miles coastline. [mappress] Source: Daily Nation, January 31, 2010

  • 7 March 2017

    Crew members who are nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen shall be denied entry to US ports unless they hold a valid visa, according to the new executive order issued by US President Trump. The new executive order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” was issued on 6 March 2017 […]

  • 23 September 2009

    The Government of Southern Sudan will construct its first modern port along the White Nile river in Juba at a cost of Sh800 million. A senior government official told The Standard that Damien Shipyard has been contracted to do the work, which will take one year to complete.

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the new Lamu port, which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor project, will begin next month.   This was announced yesterday by Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, during the opening of the country’s first National Maritime Conference. The conference was convened to discuss and develop a national action plan on how Kenyans […]

  • 31 July 2012

    According to, the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has announced that it is launching a tender for the design and build of three new deepwater berths at its second port in Lamu. Speaking to Reuters, Gichiri Ndua, managing director of KPA, said that the bidding process is open to local and international firms. The new […]

  • 12 October 2006

    A German owned ship loaded with 72,000 tonnes of AWB wheat bound for Sudan remains idle in Port Lincoln in South Australia. Following negotiations overnight, eight crew members who went on strike over pay and conditions will now be sent back to the Philippines, leaving the ship anchored in the port. Dean Summers from the […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motleb said that his ministry is continuing the development projects in the fields of water resources and irrigation in South Sudan to clean up the main waterways in the Bahr El-Ghazal area. The projects include establishment of a number of river ports to link together all main cities […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The survey vessel Taharga, built on Hermann Barthel shipyard in Derben / Germany, has been completed end of last year. Just recently the 17,6 x 4,7m vessel arrived in her home port in Sudan. Soon it will be used for survey purposes in the Merowe Dam Reservoir, which covers an area of 476 km². It […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration and travel to the United States has immediate implications for ships which call in the US ports, according to the Standard P&I Club. Namely, the order bans all immigrant or non-immigrant entry into the US of citizens from Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, Iran and Libya and is therefore affecting vessels […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Kenya Ports Authority has been facing overwhelming cargo arrivals since the end of last year, reports allAfrica. KPA managing director Gichiri Ndua explained that the whole situation was caused by increased imports for South Sudan. Importers and other port users however complained that inefficiency in cargo handling resulted in this excessive cargo accumulation. Ndua said […]