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Ghana: No Fines But Covid Vaccination Still Mandatory

Contrary to what we had understood from the Ghana Port Health memo reproduced in our circular of 14 January, GPH have clarified that although the imposition of fines has been suspended until further notice, Covid-19 vaccination is still mandatory...

Ghana Drops Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination for Seafarers

Following our 10 January circular, we have just received this memo from Ghana Port Health (GPH) suspending mandatory Covid-19 vaccination and USD 3,500 fines for non-compliance until further notice.  The implementation date for these measures...

Ghana: Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination. Update 10 January 2022.

Ghana:  Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination. Update 10 January 2022. Having received numerous queries regarding the mandatory Covid-19 vaccination measures in Ghana, we today obtained the following clarifications from the Director of Ghana Port...

Tunisia: Courts Demand Payment of Registration Rights

Theoretically, in addition to the award made by the commercial courts, defendants who lose their case in Tunisia have always been under the obligation to pay registration dues to the Tunisian tax office, but this measure was not always applied....

Guinea Coup d’Etat: Transitional President Sworn In

Late on Monday evening, Guinea's military junta unveiled its transitional roadmap towards "free, democratic and transparent" elections.  According to the Transitional Charter which was read out on national television, the duration of the...

Coup d’Etat in Guinea:  Update 09/09/21

Although the situation in Conakry is still unpredictable, we are pleased to advise that: Cargo handling operations in the port of Conakry have now resumed; The airport has reopened and some airlines have resumed flights; All Guinean ports outside...

Coup d’Etat in Guinea: Update 06/09/21

Following yesterday's putsch (see here for more details) led by the Guinea Special Forces, Budd's local office reports that no cargo operations took place today (06/09/21) in the port of Conakry.  We understand that there were no...

Coup d’Etat in Guinea

Rebel troops in Conakry today (private video). After shooting was heard near the presidential palace in Conakry this...

News from Budd Tunisia

We are very pleased to inform you that our company, Budd Tunisia, has decided to increase its capital up to TND 500.000,000 (Five hundred thousand dinars, approximately Euros 154,400.00). Why did the shareholders decide on this increase in capital?...