Latest News for: Togo shipping



This Day 02 Feb 2023
Huge trade cargoes are also lost to Benin Republic, Togo, and other neighbouring countries from where they are offloaded and transhipped to Nigeria due to poor shipping connectivity, shallow draft of the port channels, and general infrastructural inadequacies.

Black Sea MoU: Preliminary results of CIC on STCW

SAFETY4SEA 31 Jan 2023
During the CIC period, involving all types of ships, a total of 1,329 inspections were carried out. Of these inspections, 1,140 inspections were performed using the CIC questionnaire and a ship was subjected to only one CIC inspection during the campaign period ... ships.

Spanish police seize 4.5 tons of cocaine from livestock carrier

Anadolu Agency 28 Jan 2023
Spanish police on Saturday said they seized a cattle ship off the Canary Islands that was carrying 4.5 tons of cocaine ... On that occasion, they also found a similarly sized ship sailing under a Togo flag carrying 4.5 tons of cocaine. Instead of cattle, the crew of that vessel said they were shipping coffee.

Spanish police bust ship carrying over 9,900 pounds of cocaine to Europe

Anadolu Agency 20 Jan 2023
Spanish police said on Friday that they busted a cargo ship carrying 4,500 kilograms (9,921 pounds) of cocaine from South America to Europe. The ship, named Blume and sailing under the Togo flag, was apprehended off the coast of the Canary Islands ... the ship.

After Bomb Hoax, Officials Find 2.4 Tonnes of Cocaine on Board Boxship

The Maritime Executive 16 Jan 2023
The report of a bomb aboard the container ship MSC Lorena last month turned out to be false, but authorities turned up something else in her cargo ... "The ship had to be anchored for a week, so the cargo could not be unloaded ... The ship departed again on January 4, bound for Togo.

Netherlands arrest suspect for false bomb threat on MSC containership

SAFETY4SEA 13 Jan 2023
... call warning about a ship explosion in case of the vessel docks in the port of Antwerp-Bruges ... The ship departed Antwerp on January 4 bound for Lome, Togo where she is due to arrive on January 14.

Arrest in Bomb Threat Against MSC Containership

The Maritime Executive 12 Jan 2023
The MSC Lorena, a 59,587 dwt containership, was inbound to the Port of Antwerp on the night of December 22 when the Belgian police received a telephone threat against the ship ... The police held the vessel until December 29 with the crew remaining aboard and the ship in the Dutch anchorage.

Don Stephens, Founder of Mercy Ships, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from African Dignitaries at The ...

The Joplin Globe 15 Dec 2022
Since 1990 to this day, from Lomé in Togo to Dakar in Senegal, the international humanitarian organization Mercy Ships deployed its hospital ships and conducted 33 missions in 14 African countries to provide first-class surgical operations, build medical capacity and foster sustainable development in countries with limited access to surgical care.

The Queens Lawyer Who Could Help Free Brittney Griner

New York Magazine 08 Dec 2022
Zissou in his Queens office. Photo. Victor Llorente. Update. On December 8, the U.S ... Bout was an active arms dealer for less than a decade but harnessed a talent for aviation logistics to ship weapons to embargoed conflict zones all over the world, including countries like Afghanistan, Togo, and Rwanda — often helping to power bloody civil wars ... The U.S.

Firms at ports impacted by high cost of doing business – Association of Customs House ...

Joy Online 24 Nov 2022
“The shipping lines are charging clients of the association port administrative surcharge, port additional surcharge, port dues, port surcharge and global fuel surcharge between of $300 and $340 per 40-footer container,” he said ... Cost of doing business is just too high compared to Togo, Benin and Nigeria,” he lamented.

US-owned firms appear to help Venezuela avoid sanctions

Kearney Hub 19 Nov 2022
The sanctions evasion effort is centered around an idled refinery and adjacent oil terminal on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao that until 2019 was a major shipping hub for Venezuela's state-owned oil company, PDVSA ... 28, the Togo-flagged tanker Colon discharged 600,000 ...

US-owned firms appear to help Venezuela avoid US sanctions

Journal Review 17 Nov 2022
The sanctions evasion effort is centered around an idled refinery and adjacent oil terminal on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao that until 2019 was a major shipping hub for Venezuela's state-owned oil company, PDVSA ... 28, the Togo-flagged tanker Colon discharged 600,000 ...

African Industrial Company Launches a Pan-African Shipping Company

The Maritime Executive 11 Nov 2022
As many African countries transition to develop indigenous industrial and agricultural production, it is also giving rise to a new demand for dedicated shipping companies to provide a full range of maritime and logistics services for the mining and industrial sectors ... More recently, it launched shipping operations in Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry.

Indonesian crew trapped in port cleared to leave

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 31 Oct 2022
The crew members of the Togo-registered Jian Ye left the ship ...

"Overtime" Boxes Clog Nigeria's Container Terminals

The Maritime Executive 05 Oct 2022
As a result, there are cases where some shippers opt to divert their cargo to the neighboring port of Lomé, Togo, due to the high cost of shipping through Nigeria. A recent business survey revealed that the cost of shipping one TEU from Miami to Lagos was 43 percent higher than the cost for sending the same cargo to nearby Lomé.

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