Drewry: Little Hope for Asia-West Africa Volume Recovery

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March 20, 2017 Carriers in the Asia to West Africa container trade could be dragged through another woeful demand story as the container traffic on the route continues decreasing in 2017, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. The traffic in the trade dropped by around one-fifth since 2014. After southbound container flows into West Africa dropped […]

CMA CGM Expands West African Services

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March 18, 2016 French container shipping major CMA CGM has upgraded its services linking the West African coast to Europe, Asia, Middle East and India as a part of the company’s new strategy in the West African region. Read More

NileDutch Buys Safmarine MVP, Expands Presence in West Africa

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March 17, 2016 Rotterdam-based container line NileDutch has acquired the Europe to West Africa services and operations from Safmarine MPV, a multi-purpose vessel business owned by Maersk Line. Read More