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DP World sues China Merchants over Djibouti trade zone

Latest hearing is due to take place in Hong Kong on Thursday

Middle East and Africa Asia Pacific

Turkey says sanctions on Iran are ‘unbalancing the world’

Issues ‘will be put on the table’ at a summit in Paris on November 9 which President Donald Trump is expected to attend

Turkey United States

US warns maritime industry against supporting Iran

The US objective is to starve the Iranian regime of the revenue it allegedly uses to fund violent and destabilizing activities around the globe
Iran US States

APM Terminals Bahrain to list on that nation’s bourse

The listing will be the first for a transport and logistics company on the local stock exchange

Middle East and Africa Bahrain

Iran’s oil to keep flowing amid US sanctions

Iran’s oil exports could fall to about 800,000 bpd by the middle of next year, says Facts Global Energy

Tankers and Gas Political and Trade

Abu Dhabi Ports partners MSC for blockchain pilot project

The system was developed internally, compared to others who have pulled in major IT partners

Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates

Qatar signs five-year LPG supply contract with China

Qatar Petroleum chief executive Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi says the reflects the company’s strategy for promoting direct engagement with end-users, especially in China

Asia Pacific Tankers and Gas

Iran becomes top buyer of US soyabeans

As the Sino-American trade war escalated, Chinese farmers have said they are reducing the soyabean content in the feed for their nation’s pig herd — the world’s largest

International China

APL’s Sartini confronts the Pacific paradox

Next year’s contracting season will be a testing time for carriers with no compromise on surcharges, says APL’s Nicolas Sartini

Asia Pacific Singapore
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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Regions :: Africa

DP World sues China Merchants over Djibouti trade zone

Latest hearing is due to take place in Hong Kong on Thursday

Middle East and Africa Asia Pacific

Criminals target shipping in spate of attacks off Congo

High alert in Congo as three vessels attacked in a day and some 12 crew believed to have been abducted

Congo Middle East and Africa

Piracy incidents blight Gulf of Guinea

High alert in Gulf of Guinea as boxship crew abducted and two vessels attacked within an hour

Middle East and Africa Congo

Kidnapped bulker crew reportedly released

The bulker's owner, Geneva-based Massoel Shipping, has declined to comment

Nigeria Piracy and Security

Merchant ship’s guards fight off Somalia attack

The gang appear to have aborted the attack after armed security personnel on board the merchant vessel returned fire

Somalia Piracy and Security

Congestion in Lagos adding costs and delays

The French line is implementing an emergency congestion surcharge on Lagos import cargo of $400 per 20 ft dry and reefer unit and $400 per 40 ft dry and reefer container

Middle East and Africa Nigeria

Tanzania ferry death toll rises to 224

The vessel’s managers were detained after a preliminary investigation report claimed the vessel had more people than it should on board

Tanzania Casualty

Court extends injunction against Djibouti in DP World dispute

The move comes after the president of Djibouti passed a decree on September 9 to transfer the majority shareholding in DCT to the state

Containers Ports and Logistics

Bulker crew kidnapped off Nigeria

Assailants boarded the Massoel Shipping-owned vessel around 45 miles off Bony early on Saturday
Nigeria Casualty
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