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The regional importance of the Lobito corridor discussed in a webinar

Senior staff from the Ministry of Transport and General Tax Administration discussed, in a video conference, the importance of the infrastructures that confirm the Do Lobito Economic Development Corridor. The motto was ‘’ The importance of the Lobito Corridor in the context of the Regional economy ’’ As Director General of the Lobito Corridor Office, Jesus Martins presented the infrastructure,...

COMMEMORATION OF THE ANNUAL RAIL SAFETY WEEK

Dear Responsible and Professionals of the Railway Sector   At this moment, the Annual Railway Safety Week is being celebrated, a day rightly instituted by the Southern African Countries Community, SADC, of ​​which our country is a part.   This year the week is celebrated under the theme “Railway Safety Begins With You: STOP, LISTEN and LOOK. SAVE LIVES ”.   The central idea is...

WCSA bulk cargo rates for northern Europe show drops Handysize and Supramax ships were US $ 7,000 and US $ 9,000 respectively

The charter rates for bulk vessels for the West Coast of South America (Callao) - Far East route (Fig. A) reported during week 41 of 2020 were US $ 15,000 for Handysize vessels, representing 140% of the rate reference of the Baltic Dry index (BHSI) for the segment and maintaining the value compared to week 40. For Supramax vessels...

How is the adaptation of the maritime industry to climate change taking place?

Fourth online seminar for celebrating 18 years of MundoMarítimo   The successful cycle of webinars "Covid-19 and the maritime industry" is preparing for its fourth day to take place on October 22 at 05:00 PM CLT (GMT -3). This time the call is around the theme "Maritime Industry: Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change", an analysis of vital importance in a...

IMO highlights value of digital data exchange for the functioning of the supply chain

IMO released a video to show how electronic data interchange is vital to ensuring that supply chains continue to function safely and efficiently, enabling contactless clearance of ships arriving and departing from ports. during a webinar on "The Future of Shipping": Digitization ", organized jointly by IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore At the opening of...

International Transport Forum reveals unprecedented impact of Covid-19 on cargo volumes

Dramatic reduction in air and sea freight is observed in the United States and the EU The Covid-19 pandemic had a major impact on air and maritime trade, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary data. The volume of air freight (measured in tons of goods transported), which is one of the main indicators of economic growth, decreased by 53% in the...

CMA CGM inaugurates the largest ship in the world powered by natural gas

On September 23, CMA CGM began the maiden voyage of the largest ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world. This is Jacques Saadé, with a capacity for 23,000 TEUs, the first vessel in a series of nine that will join the company's fleet. The container carrier, which will take the France-Pacific route, is longer than the Eiffel...

New Secretary of State

New Secretary of State

The Ministry of Transport has a new Secretary of State for Land Transport, appointed and installed by the President of the Republic, João Lourenço. This is Jorge Bengue Calumbo, who previously served as Director of the National Institute of Road Transport. Jorge Bengue was appointed on 25 September by the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, replacing Guido Waldemar da...

China marks the day of its foundation and invites Minister of Transport

The Chinese embassy in Angola celebrated yesterday, in Luanda, the day of the country's foundation. In a virtual ceremony, the Ministers of Transport was one of the guests at the event.   On that occasion, and in a nutshell, the Minister of Transport, Ricardo Viegas D ’Abreu, congratulated the Chinese people, on the 1st of October, the date that marks the...

Angola stops allocating foreign exchange to import some articles

The Angolan Government today gave up allocating foreign exchange for the import of a set of products, including vegetables, legumes and industrial processing, whose production already satisfies the internal demand. The decision was approved today at the eighth ordinary meeting of the Economic Commission of the Council of Ministers, held under the guidance of the Angolan President, João Lourenço. Speaking to...