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To Tackle Maritime Crimes, Boost Blue Economy, Tinubu Inaugurates Three Naval Ships, Two Helicopters 

This Day 31 May 2024
“The Regional Maritime Exercise (REMEX) involving 17 ships which includes ships of five friendly navies from Brazil, China, Cameroun, Ghana and Togo participating in the Exercise, was also ...
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Takeaways from The Associated Press’ reporting on seafarers who are abandoned by shipowners in ports

Wtop 30 May 2024
Owners abandon ships and crews for many reasons ... A spokesperson for the country’s international ship registry said it is difficult to vet shipowners’ financial stability, and Togo is “deeply concerned about the complex phenomenon of abandonment.”.
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Stuck at sea for years, a sailor's plight highlights a surge in shipowner abandonment

The Call 30 May 2024
A spokesperson for the country’s international ship registry said it is difficult to vet shipowners’ financial stability, and Togo is “deeply concerned about the complex phenomenon of abandonment.” ... “You have a ship, this ship is in a port.
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Stuck at sea for years, a sailor’s plight highlights a surge in shipowner abandonment

Wtop 30 May 2024
A spokesperson for the country’s international ship registry said it is difficult to vet shipowners’ financial stability, and Togo is “deeply concerned about the complex phenomenon of abandonment.” ... “You have a ship, this ship is in a port.
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Calls for Intervention as Seafarer Abandonment Reaches Record Levels

The Maritime Executive 30 May 2024
Stella Maris, which calls itself the world’s largest ship-visiting charity operating at 353 ports, highlights the alarming rise in abandonment cases ... Often the ships in these cases are older and poorly maintained.
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Maritime sector said to need attention to ensure a vibrant economy

Ghana Business News 13 May 2024
Participants were from Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger, and Togo and drilled through a well-designed course package. Experts from the maritime industry, defence and security, shipping and fishing ...
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South Korea Detains Stateless Cargo Ship Investigating Sanctions Violations

The Maritime Executive 03 Apr 2024
South Korea’s Foreign Ministry confirmed media reports that it took the unusual step of detaining a cargo ship that was underway near the port of Yeosu, transiting the waters between Korea and Japan.
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Mining for local fertiliser better than buying 'blood phosphate' - report

RNZ 25 Mar 2024
As of 2021, New Zealand was the ninth biggest importer in the world, shipping in around 700,000 tonnes, with 51 percent of that coming from Morocco, followed by Togo and China ... The report cited ethical benefits from opening local mines, saying ... ....
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Abandoned at sea, Part 1: Syrian crew stranded for two years at port in Libya

The Observers 16 Feb 2024
When the East Express, a 97-metre general cargo ship flying the flag of Togo, docked in the Libyan port of Misrata on January 18, 2022, its crew thought they would offload their cargo of sugar and move on ... Fahel regularly posted pictures of ships.
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Togo introduces fines for exchanging items with local fishermen

SAFETY4SEA 09 Feb 2024
It’s crucial for ship crews to strictly adhere to regulations, refrain from engaging in any illicit trade with local fishermen, and rely solely on the ship’s agent for purchases or needs while at anchorage in Lome, Togo.
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The Swedish Club: Togo introduces stringent fines for maritime infringements

SAFETY4SEA 09 Feb 2024
It’s crucial for ship crews to strictly adhere to regulations, refrain from engaging in any illicit trade with local fishermen, and rely solely on the ship’s agent for purchases or needs while at anchorage in Lome, Togo.
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Importers and Exporters call for regulation on stevedoring charges

Business Ghana 07 Feb 2024
He revealed that due to the high charges by these shipping lines, many local importers have relocated to Togo and Cote D’Ivoire which charges less or no extra amount after freight charges to ...
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Democratic Republic of the Congo fares the worst in flag survey

Splash24/7 24 Jan 2024
The DRC is joined by Comoros, Togo and Algeria as the worst performers in the ICS’s 2023/2024 Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table which the shipping body said in a release ought to ...
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Central Africa Blames Fuel Shortage on Supply Disruptions, Smuggling

Voa News 28 Dec 2023
Cameroonian officials partly blame ongoing disruptions to stormy weather off the Atlantic coast, stranding cargo ships at the regional hub port of Lome, Togo ... A severe fuel crisis is also stirring social unrest in Chad ... .
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