Aug 1, 2018
— The government has announced plans to implement the “First Port Duty Rule” in Ghana’s ports by the end of the year to tackle increasing smuggling arising from diverted transit goods supposedly meant for landlocked countries.
Jul 17, 2018
— Egypt’s Suez Canal, one of the busiest waterways in the world, is experiencing traffic mayhem after a series of ships grounded or collided in its waters in the space of two days. The canal is currently struggling to bring operations back to normal, with local media reporting that five vessels were involved in the accident, which eventually led to a standstill on Sunday.
Jul 13, 2018
— AGS Nigeria would like to inform you that considerable delays are to be expected due to strike action and traffic congestion in Apapa and the Tincan port axis, in Lagos, Nigeria. The National Association of Truck Owners (NATO) are embarking on strike action in protest of the exorbitant fees paid to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Navy before ships can access the ports.