First cool container on its way from Ethiopia

The first refrigerated container was loaded onto the Ethiopia-Djibouti train, carrying 24 tons of avocados from the Koga area of Ethiopia for shipment to Europe via the Société de Gestion du Terminal à conteneurs de Doraleh. Ethiopian Minister for Transport Dagamawit Moges launched the container at an inauguration ceremony at Modjo Dry Port. The project is the result of a cooperation between the governments of Ethiopia, Djibouti and the Netherlands ... [+]

Djibouti in tussle with DP World over terminal

DP World said on 23 February that the Government of Djibouti had “illegally seized control” of Doraleh Container Terminal which it had designed, built and operated since 2006 under a concession. DP World described the Djibouti government’s move as the culmination of a campaign to force it to renegotiate the terms ... [+]

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