THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 11 October 2018 Groundbreaking ceremony at Berbera, October 11 (Abdirahman Muse / Twitter) Dubai-based port operator DP World has...

HANDY SHIPPING GUIDE 20 September 2018 Doraleh Facility Row Gets Ever Nastier                   DJIBOUTI – DUBAI – UK – The ongoing saga of the Doraleh Container Terminal, seized by the government of Dubai in February from the contracted operator DP World, shows no sign of relenting. Having won three successive Court...

BUSINESS INSIDER 11 September 2018 One such African country that is exhibiting all the red flag signals of going Sri Lankan and now Zambian way is Djibouti. Chinese...

HORN  OBSERVER 4 September 2018 A container truck passes the main gate of Djibouti International Free Trade Zone after an inauguration ceremony in Djibouti...

Handy Shipping Guide 4 September 2018 International Forces Accused of Ignoring Major Arms Smuggling Operations             DJIBOUTI – HORN OF AFRICA – Executives at port and logistics group DP World will doubtless be poring over the latest report  from business intelligence group EXX Africa which is scathing in its comments regarding...

EX AFRICA 3 September 2018 LONDON, United Kingdom, September 3, 2018/APO Group/ —EXX Africa (EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on the arms trade in the Horn of Africa. The trade of illegal weapons implicates senior government officials in Djibouti, which suggests that the Doraleh port terminal, which is now under government control and suffers from porous...

Ghana News Agency 10 August  2018 The government of Djibouti is refusing to accept a British court decision on who controls the Doraleh Container Terminal...

REUTERS 2 August 2018 Dubai’s government said on Thursday the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has ruled DP World’s port container terminal contract in Djibouti was valid and binding. The government of Djibouti seized the Doraleh Container Terminal from DP World in February over a dispute dating back to at least 2012. Dubai government-controlled DP...

Financial Times 15 July 2018 Djibouti would be prepared to pay DP World compensation of “more or less half a billion dollars . . . as early...

The Maritime Executive 21 June 2018 UAE-based ports operator DP World has denied reports that it would consider settling with the government of Djibouti...