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Kenya exports to other African countries up 23 pct in Q1 on enhanced ties

China.dot.org 31 May 2023
Most of the exports from Kenya during the period were shipped to Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda as well as Egypt, with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) emerging as the other leading destination of goods from the East African nation ... To Egypt, Kenya shipped goods worth 51 ...
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BIMCO launches industry film calling for safe ship recycling

SAFETY4SEA 26 May 2023
BIMCO has launched its fourth industry film, calling for the urgent adoption of the Hong Kong International Convention for the safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, and for ship owners to only choose yards that live up to the convention. According to BIMCO, the film, “Ship Recycling.
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Christina Lamb: My ‘holiday’ cruising through pirate-infested waters

The Times/The Sunday Times 13 May 2023
Crew trapped in safe room after pirates attack ship” was the headline, describing the storming of a boat off the Congolese port of Pointe Noire and referring to the Gulf of Guinea as the world’s most dangerous shipping route ... The SH Vega is a boutique ship, with just over 100 passengers onboard ... The glitziest new cruise ship in the ocean.
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Six kidnapped seafarers regain freedom

SAFETY4SEA 09 May 2023
Six crew members of a Danish oil tanker kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Congo have been rescued, according to the ship’s owner. When pirates attacked the Liberian-flagged Monjasa Reformer on March 25, it had 16 seafarers on board ... said Anders Ostergaard, Monjasa CEO ... ....
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Danish oil tanker crew rescued after hijack off West Africa coast

Al Jazeera 08 May 2023
Six crew members kidnapped by pirates last month from a Danish oil tanker off the Republic of Congo have been rescued in Nigeria, the ship’s owner says ... The shipping company had previously said it had lost contact with the crew after pirates boarded the ship.
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6 tanker crew members seized by pirates freed in W. Africa

Times Argus 08 May 2023
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Six crew members of a Liberian-flagged tanker held hostage for more than a month by pirates in West Africa have been freed, the Danish shipping company that owns the vessel said Monday. On March 25, pirates boarded the Monjasa Reformer southwest of Port Pointe-Noire, Congo.
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Danish oil tanker crew kidnapped off west Africa rescued

Urdu Point 08 May 2023
Copenhagen, May 8 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th May, 2023 ) .Six crew members kidnapped by pirates last month from a Danish oil tanker off Congo have been rescued from Nigeria, the ship's owner said Monday ... Monjasa had previously said it had lost contact with the crew after pirates boarded the ship.
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Danish oil tanker crew kidnapped off Congo rescued

RTE 08 May 2023
Six crew members kidnapped by pirates from a Danish oil tanker off Congo have been rescued from Nigeria, the ship's owner said ... Monjasa had previously said it had lost contact with the crew after pirates boarded the ship ... The 190m Grebe Bulker, owned by Eagle Bulk Shipping, was ...
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Congo, Chinese Miner Agree on Royalties, Freeing Up More Than $1 Bln in Battery Metals

Market Watch 19 Apr 2023
and Congo have come to an agreement on mining royalties, resolving a monthslong dispute between the two parties that had blocked the ... As a result, thousands of tons of cobalt and copper that had been blocked by Gecamines from leaving Congo will now be available to be shipped.
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Congo, Chinese Miner Agree on Royalties, Freeing Up More Than $1 Bln in Battery Metals -- Update

Market Watch 19 Apr 2023
and Congo have come to an agreement on mining royalties, resolving a monthslong dispute between the two parties that had blocked the passage of more than $1 billion worth of battery metals to global markets ... As a result, thousands of tons of cobalt and copper that had been blocked by Gecamines from leaving Congo will now be available to be shipped.
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Singapore-registered tanker found safe

The Manila Times 16 Apr 2023
The ship has since safely arrived at Abidjan port," the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in a statement ... MPA said a passing commercial ship had ... In March, pirates seized a Danish oil tanker off Congo and kidnapped six crew members before abandoning the ship.
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Chemical tanker Lotstella entering the inner harbour of the Port of Fremantle, Western Australia, at the conclusion of a voyage from Singapore
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Singapore says unidentified people boarded tanker off Ivory Coast

Al Jazeera 12 Apr 2023
But piracy incidents have dwindled since 2021 as national authorities stepped up security efforts, helped by foreign naval ships, the United Nations says ... Pirates hijacked a Danish-owned ship off the Republic of Congo last month and kidnapped some of the crew before abandoning the vessel.
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Singapore oil tanker boarded by 'unidentified persons' off Ivory Coast on Monday

Reuters 12 Apr 2023
Pirates hijacked a Danish-owned ship off the Republic of Congo last month and kidnapped some of the crew before abandoning the vessel.Reporting by Xinghui Kok; Additional reporting by Ange Aboa in Abidjan; Editing by Jonathan Oatis, Sofia Christensen and Jamie Freed.
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Singapore oil tanker boarded by ‘unidentified persons’ off Ivory Coast on Monday

FX Empire 11 Apr 2023
The MPA said it was working closely with the ship owner, the Monrovia Regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre and the Information Fusion ... Pirates hijacked a Danish-owned ship off the Republic of Congo last month and kidnapped some of the crew before abandoning the vessel.
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Column: Is it time to embrace Congo's artisanal cobalt miners?

Reuters 04 Apr 2023
LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) - The problems around artisanal cobalt mining in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will take "a coalition to solve", according to Microsoft (MSFT.O) ... Yet the West still needs Congo's cobalt and everyone agrees that formalisation is the solution to the high human and economic costs of artisanal mining.

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