MPS ENHANCING BORDER SECURITY AND PORT GATE CAPACITY AT TERMINAL 3

Press release : Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) has procured and installed an additional Container Scanner at MPS Terminal 3 aiming to improve operational efficiency for the port. This investment brings to 6, the total number of Drive-Through Container Scanners installed in the terminal. “This is being proactive to have reserve capacity and a good […]

BENIN : BOB BARKER approached 116NM South of Cotonou

On November 9th, around 0630 UTC, approximately 116NM South of Cotonou, the Fishery Patrol Vessel BOB BARKER (IMO: 5280540) reported being approached by a skiff carrying 7/8 men onboard. The men approached the vessel up to 0.7NM prompting the intervention of the Beninese Navy guards who fired warning shots. The crew safely retreated into the […]

Webinar 4 GI WACAF: The responder’s toolbox: part 1 – at sea response techniques

The GI WACAF organize its fourth webinar on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 under the theme: The responder’s toolbox: part 1 – at sea response techniques This live webinar will be dedicated to at-sea response techniques and will discuss the key technical aspects of these oil spill response techniques. For this webinar, we will enjoy the […]

MPS enhances boarder security and port gate capacity

Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) brought an additional Drive-Through Container Scanner into operation at MPS Terminal 3 this month. With a total of six Container Scanners installed at the terminal, operational efficiency is guaranteed.   During the handover to the Operations Team, Head of Construction, Mr. Matthieu Ferraro indicated that MPS’ consistency in developing the port […]

Ocean Network Express to Launch New Europe – West Africa Service (EWX)

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is to launch a new weekly Europe – West Africa Service (EWX) to deliver a more efficient and comprehensive service network. The first voyage will commence in February 2021. The port rotation is as follows: Hamburg – Rotterdam – Antwerp – Le Havre – Algeciras – Tangier – Dakar – Tema […]

2nd Symposium AFMESI : Marine pollution prevention and Control Towards Blue Economy

The African Marine Environment Sustainability Initiative (AFMESI) is set to host its 2nd Symposium this Friday, 6th November 2020 with the theme: ” Marine pollution prevention and Control Towards Blue Economy “. The aim of this 2nd Symposium is to implement and fast-tracking actions for strengthening Africa’s Blue Economy. This event is being managed by the […]

Maritime security training for Gabon

Gabon is the latest IMO Member State to receive tailor-made, virtual maritime security training from IMO experts (2-3 November). Gabon officials received a recap of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and the specific role of the Designated Authority (DA) – a specified organization responsible for maritime security that is nominated by […]

Webinar : Gulf of Guinea situation update

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Risk Intelligence is hosting a webinar entitled “ Gulf of Guinea situation update ”. Hosted by Jim Pascoe, this webinar will feature Dr Dirk Siebels, Senior analyst and responsible for analysis on countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr Dirk Siebels will be updating us on the wider Gulf of Guinea situation […]

Webinar : Libya Ports and Terminals update

Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 27, 2020, Risk Intelligence is hosting a webinar entitled “Libya Ports and Terminals update”. Hosted by Jim Pascoe, this webinar will feature Kais Makhlouf, Risk Intelligence Analyst. The objective of this webinar is to provide an update on maritime trading conditions in Libya, with a focus on the conflict shifting back into […]