Latest News for: Djibouti shipping


Why the SDF is still patrolling the Gulf of Aden for pirates

Asahi News 26 Jan 2023
The unit is stationed in Djibouti, a country in the Horn of Africa bordering Somalia, and is part of an ongoing SDF operation patrolling for pirates in the Gulf of Aden ... The aircraft scrambled to the destination about three kilometers away and located the ship ... The aircraft received a relaxed greeting from the ship ... It was not a ship at all.

UN has cash for Safer salvage but finding a replacement vessel is proving a challenge

Arab News 18 Jan 2023
“This includes a marine management consultancy firm, maritime legal firm, insurance and ship brokers and oil spill experts ... So we have some additional expenses and it’s a little bit harder finding the right ships but we’re proceeding with the work ... In addition, fisheries would be damaged and shipping disrupted.

Japan Coast Guard’s rising role in a rules-based Indo-Pacific

Asiatimes 14 Jan 2023
Furthermore, the Japanese government enhances the capability of maritime law enforcement agencies in the Indo-Pacific region by donating patrol ships ... Tokyo subsequently donated patrol ships to Djibouti and Vietnam in 2015, the Philippines in 2016, Malaysia in 2017, and Sri Lanka in 2018.

Unexpected downpour in Djibouti impedes port, road logistics

Capital Ethiopia 02 Jan 2023
Erratic showers pour in Djibouti hampering logistic activities of Ethiopia’s vital imports ... Roba Megersa, CEO of Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE), told Capital that the Djibouti rains had affected the cargo unloading operation for one shift on Saturday.

Trees shipped to soldiers stationed overseas

LI Herald 23 Dec 2022
5 ... “This year, some of the trees will be sent to Djibouti,” Pignataro said. Other trees will be shipped to military bases in Iraq, Kuwait, and Bahrain ... Adelis, who passed away from Covid-19 in 2021, came up with the idea when a woman approached the owner of Dee’s nursery asking for a Christmas tree so she could ship it overseas ... ....

Djibouti country profile

Yahoo Daily News 20 Dec 2022
Map of Djibouti. Lying on the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, the tiny African nation of Djibouti serves as a gateway to the Suez Canal, one of the world's busiest shipping routes ... Djibouti serves as the main gateway for trade for its giant neighbour, landlocked Ethiopia ... Djibouti ... Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh ... Some key dates in Djibouti's history..

How China may have created a trap for itself with African lending

Business Day 18 Dec 2022
China has also established a military outpost just six miles from a US base in Djibouti, which sits on the Bab-el-Mandeb, a narrow strait through which about 30% of global shipping passes on its way to the Red Sea and the Suez Canal ... “Djibouti is in debt distress, but the country may be too important for China to allow it to default.”.

Ukraine Latest: US Focuses on Ending Iran Weapons Flow to Russia

Yahoo Daily News 05 Dec 2022
Russia’s naval fleet is also ramping up in the Black Sea, she said, with 21 ships on site including “four carriers of Kalibr-type missiles.” ... A vessel carrying 25,000 tonnes of wheat, the first cargo shipped under Ukraine’s new humanitarian grain export program, has arrived at Doraleh, Djibouti, en route to Ethiopia, Ukraine’s president said ... 2 ... ....

Latest Developments in Ukraine: Dec. 4

Voa News 04 Dec 2022
We ship hope," Zelenskyy said in a tweet accompanying a short clip of a vessel carrying 25,000 metric tons of wheat for Ethiopia that he said had arrived in the port of Doraleh, in ...

Ukraine says ship with wheat for Ethiopia arrives, part of anti-famine push

Reuters 04 Dec 2022
Dec 3 (Reuters) - A ship with Ukrainian wheat destined for ... "We ship food. We ship hope," Zelenskiy said in a tweet accompanying a short clip of a vessel carrying 25,000 tonnes of wheat for Ethiopia that he said had arrived in the port of Doraleh, in neighboring Djibouti.

China warned US not to interfere in its ties with India: Pentagon

The Times of India 30 Nov 2022
"In late March 2022, a FUCHI II class (Type 903A) supply ship docked at the 450-metre pier for resupply; the first such reported port call to the Djibouti support base, indicating that the pier is now operational," says report said about China's operations in Djibouti, which India looks at with concern.

Saudi-led coalition impounds another Yemen-bound fuel ship in act of piracy

Press TV 15 Nov 2022
The senior Yemeni energy official noted that the ship was detained and prevented from reaching the port of Hudaydah despite having undergone inspection in Djibouti and obtaining necessary permits from ...

Oil Updates — Crude prices down; Five Iran-related oil tankers lose their flags following US sanctions 

Arab News 15 Nov 2022
Oil tankers Bueno, B Luminosa, Bluefins and Boceanica were suspended in recent days from the Djibouti International Ship Registry after the sanctions, while vessel Rain Drop was removed from the Maritime Cook Island’s registry, according to communications provided by UANI.

Feature: Djibouti enhances regional logistics hub position through robust cooperation with China

People Daily 10 Nov 2022
In recent years, Djibouti has been actively participating in the Belt and Road Initiative, working with China on infrastructure and trade projects that dovetail with the "Djibouti Vision 2035" plan to give full play to the nation's unique geographic advantages and to achieve the country's goal of becoming a regional shipping and commercial hub.

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