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

CAJNEWS AFRICA 11 October 2018 by SAID ABOUBAKER China / US cold war increasingly turning sour each day. Cartoon by CAJ News DJIBOUTI, (CAJ News) –...

THE ZIMBABWEAN 9 October 20 One of Zimbabwe’s most senior soldiers and a key US congressman say trouble may be coming to the Horn of Africa. Mo Brooks with President Trump in the Oval Office. Brooks has echoed concern aired by Gen. Trust Magoba. Major General Trust Magoba – who now serves as a special advisor to the African Union office for Peace and Security –...

BLOOMBERG 9 October 2018 Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman and chief executive officer at DP World, discusses the company’s legal issues with Djibouti over their port stake, the trade war, his expansion plans, the pressures on emerging markets and his outlook for oil prices. He speaks exclusively on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East.” (Source: Bloomberg) View...

WASHINGTON POST 27 September 2018 by Josh Rogin Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare to meet in Beijing...

REUTERS 23 September 2018 DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai’s government said on Sunday that a London court had extended an injunction prohibiting the government of Djibouti from interfering in the management of a port terminal seized from DP World. The government of Djibouti seized the Doraleh Container Terminal from DP World in February over a dispute dating back to at...

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...

GEOPOLITICAL MONITOR 20 September 2018 by Malik Ibrahim Last week, Djibouti upped the stakes in its long-running dispute with DP World, Dubai’s state-owned...

THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 20 September 2018 by MAREX https://youtu.be/inw-LTV3I7g As part of its on-going dispute with the Government of Djibouti, DP World has now released a video arguing its case and saying “dark clouds are gathering over Djibouti.” The video recounts DP World’s history in the African nation, highlighting the benefits it has brought including...

PORT STRATEGY 13 September 2018 The Government of Djibouti now holds PDSA’s shareholding in Doraleh Container Terminal SA (DCT). Credit: DP World DP...