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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?...

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...