Following the 1 February military takeover, Budd Myanmar reports that although the country's ports remain, the Civil Disobedience Movement protests and the general strike are causing delays for vessels. Due to European Union sanctions, shipping...
On 1 February 2021, the Ivory Coast's telecommunications companies added two digits to the previous 8-digit mobile and landline numbers. We understand from Budd Ivory Coast that while the new system was being set up yesterday, connections were less...
Following the below advice circulated last summer, Budd’s Senegal office regrets to advise that vessels are continuing to face Customs fines for several thousand dollars. They warmly recommend to take all possible measures to avoid such fines and remain
Following a spike in Covid-19 cases, the Senegalese government has re-introduced a curfew in the towns of Dakar and Thies where almost 90% of Senegal’s positive diagnoses have been found.
Tunisia’s magistrates and court clerks ended their strike action on 30 December 2020.
Our best wishes for health and happiness with a special thought for all those at sea who have faced a particularly difficult and challenging year.
Tunisia’s Office de la Marine Marchande et des Ports has authorised the embarkation and disembarkation of foreign crew members.
In a circular dated 4 December, the Maputo’s Harbour Master advised that crew changes would henceforth be possible in the terminals of Maputo and Matola.
Following negotiations with the regional authorities, the protest movement in La Skhira has come to an end and activity has recommenced in the industrial zone of La Skhira as well as the oil and chemical terminals of TRAPSA, Groupe Chimique Tunisien, TIF
Port of Gabes
The strikes which started in November continue (see our article of 22 November 2020). The port is at a standstill and no vessels are calling there.