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A motivating factor

Capital Ethiopia 15 Jun 2021
We also thank our customers (Djibouti and Ethiopian) and other pertinent stakeholders of our operations ... Actually, we have a harmonious relationship between Ethio-Djibouti railway Company and their sub-contractors, the JV managing currently the operations, as well as, the Ethiopian shipping lines, the main customer of railways transport modal.
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New UN aid chief rethinks stranded Yemen tanker mission

The National 15 Jun 2021
Read More. Outgoing UN envoy paints bleak picture of Yemen’s peace prospects ... Any potential major oil spill would hurt tourism, fishing and desalination plants across Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti, and impede a shipping lane that facilitates about 10 per cent of global trade ... .
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Yemen's Socotra, isolated island at strategic crossroads

The Jordan Times 08 Jun 2021
But the 130-kilometre long island, the biggest in the Middle East region, also oversees busy global shipping lanes at the crossroads between Africa and the Arabian Peninsula ... Sea routes are key for shipping hub Dubai, one of the UAE's emirates, where the logistics industry makes up more than 14 per cent of GDP, according to official statistics.
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PN ship visits Djibouti as part of maritime security patrol

Dawn 07 Jun 2021
Pakistan Navy Ship Saif has visited port of ... Upon arrival at the port of Djibouti, the PN Ship was extended warm welcome and was received by officials from Djibouti Navy and Honorary Consul of Pakistan at Djibouti Imran Mohammad Ilyas, said a Pakistan Navy news release on Sunday.
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PNS SAIF visits Djibouti during RMS Patrol deployment

Urdu Point 06 Jun 2021
Upon arrival, at port of Djibouti, PN Ship was extended warm welcome and was received by officials from Djibouti Navy and Honorary Consul of Pakistan at Djibouti Imran Muhammad Ilyas, said a Pakistan Navy news release received here on Sunday.
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Delayed UN mission to Yemen oil tanker hits cash crisis

The National 03 Jun 2021
... gear to launch the repair mission from Djibouti ... A major spill would hurt tourism, fishing and desalination plants across Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti, and impede a shipping lane that facilitates as much as 10 per cent of global trade.
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On Behalf of the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN OCHA Director of Operations and Advocacy, Ms. Reena Ghelani

Reliefweb 03 Jun 2021
New York, 3 June 2021. As delivered. Thank you, Mr. President ... That assessment hasn’t changed and so I won’t repeat it here today ... Mr ... So, Mr ... If all the assurances come through, it will still take several weeks for the UN to rent the mission vessels, ship all the specialized equipment, deploy the experts and sail to the SAFER from Djibouti ... .
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UN ‘disappointed’ as Houthis delay oil tanker rescue

The National 02 Jun 2021
Read More. Houthis anger world by ‘shifting goalposts’ on tanker salvage mission, says UN ... UN ... Exclusive ... A major spill would hurt tourism, fishing and desalination plants across Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti, and impede a shipping lane that is vital for as much as 10 per cent of global trade. .
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UN ‘disappointed’ by Houthi delays to oil tanker rescue

The National 02 Jun 2021
Read More. Houthis anger world by ‘shifting goalposts’ on tanker salvage mission, says UN ... UN ... Exclusive ... A major spill would hurt tourism, fishing and desalination plants across Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti, and impede a shipping lane that is vital for as much as 10 per cent of global trade. .
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Coming Soon: China’s Navy Patrolling Off New York?

Tap News 30 May 2021
In the near future, therefore, Chinese ships could be regularly patrolling off America’s East Coast ... At the moment, China’s only offshore military base is in Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa. The facility is near some of the world’s busiest shipping routes, including those going through the Suez Canal ... 4 ... and Europe ... C ... to be its enemy ... .
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Egypt is slowly building up its strategic relationships

The Jerusalem Post 27 May 2021
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is heading to Djibouti, a small country on the horn of Africa, an important first visit for the leader that is part of a network of regional relationships he is building ... Djibouti is an important station for ships and a strategic base for western militaries and others.
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Kenya's Lamu Port is Complete, But its Value Remains an Open Question

The Maritime Executive 24 May 2021
Kenya’s newest mega infrastructure project, the Lamu port, has received its first ship ... Since the port will primarily serve as a transshipment hub, it’s expected to attract key shipping lines by competing with the ports of Djibouti on the horn of Africa and Durban in South Africa ... So far, around 19 shipping lines have inspected the port.
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Kenya launches Lamu port. But its value remains an open question

Beijing News 21 May 2021
Kenya's newest mega infrastructure project, the Lamu port, has received its first ship ... Since the port will primarily serve as a transshipment hub, it's expected to attract key shipping lines by competing with the ports of Djibouti on the horn of Africa and Durban in South Africa ... So far, around 19 shipping lines have inspected the port.
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Djibouti ranked top port in Africa in World Bank, IHS Markit report

Capital Ethiopia 17 May 2021
Previous reports have also highlighted that Djibouti is one of only two African countries where ships spend a median time of less than one day in its ports, making it among the most efficient in the world ... Djibouti also jumped 44 places in the World Bank’s latest Logistics Performance Index in 2018.
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China-Africa Cooperation is Vital In the Post-COVID Global Economy

Capital Ethiopia 04 May 2021
By Yi Fan ... No. 1 ... A record number of goods, including the much-needed medical supplies, were shipped to cities in Africa,Asia and Europe. On this continent, the Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway, a flagship Belt and Road project, recorded an over 51 percent increase in revenue in the first half of 2020, when the pandemic was at its height ... No.2 ... No.3 ... ....
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