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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?...

Covid-19: Ho Chi Minh Radical Lockdown from 23 August 2021

In the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, a series of various different measures have been introduced throughout Vietnam's provinces, sometimes making it impossible for the Budd Group's Ho Chi Minh surveyors to travel to other provinces.  With...

BUDD Group Charter of Ethics

Since 1850, in addition to providing the best possible service to our clients, the Budd Group's aim has always been, and always will be, to respect the highest moral standards. The challenging ethical environment in which many of our colleagues...

Coming Soon – Budd Berbera (Somaliland)

With Berbera (Somaliland) set to become the new gateway to Ethiopia and East Africa as a whole, Budd’s full P&I/H&M Correspondent services will soon be available to vessels and their clubs in this port. In the meantime, please do not...

COVID-19 Halts 1st Instance Proceedings in Tunis

Due to fears of Covid-19 clusters in Tunis’ first instance courts, all non-urgent hearings have been suspended from 9 to 15 June 2021. These measures do not apply in other courts or towns. The Ministry of Justice has issued this notification in...

Ghana: Important New Oil Transfer Procedures

    To promote safety and avoid maritime pollution, the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has issued this shipping notice laying out the mandatory procedures for the transfer of oil and other substances. As per our circular of 20 September...