Les articles de Denys Bédarride
Suez Canal: Egypt secured agreement with Chinese shipbuilding company to acquire 5 tugboats
Following the blockage of the Suez Canal between March 23rd and 29th 2021, SCA has announced it will implement plans to improve its capacity. In this sense, it recently acquired equipment intended for dredging operations.
Egypt will not let the Ever Given, the ship that blocked the Suez Canal for several days, leave without meeting certain conditions
The Egyptian authorities are claiming $ 1 billion for the suffered losses and mobilized resources to clear the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for six days. Even if traffic has resumed, the Ever Given remains stationed in Egypt, pending the end of negotiations.
Egypt: 145 million euros to strengthen the safety and reliability of its rail transport
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a 145 million euro loan in Abidjan to finance the Egyptian National Railways Modernization Project (ENRMP). The funding will be used to improve reliability, operational safety and increase the capacity of the national rail network as well as the performance of the rail system in Egypt.
Egypt: Suez Canal Authority to demand over $ 1 billion in compensation for inconvenience caused by Ever Given
Between March 23 and 29, 2021, the Suez Canal was blocked due to the grounding of the container ship Ever Given. Faced with this situation, which has cost the world economy hundreds of millions of dollars, the government has embarked on a policy of improving the capacity of the canal.
Libya: Libyan oil sector hopes to increase production to 1.6 million barrels per day within the next two years
Thanks to the national unity government that was put in place on March 10, Libya, which has Africa's largest crude oil reserves, is about to turn the page of 10 years of conflict. The repercussions on the energy sector are expected.