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Terminal operators Somalia: DP World to finish $366 million Bosaso port expansion this year

The project, which will cost $366 million, is being financed by a unit of Dubai’s state-owned DP World. The port on the Gulf of Aden, in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, is one of several facilities the company is developing in the Horn of Africa. A second expansion phase will begin next year. A unit of…Read More

August 21st, 2023  |  Published in news

Inaugural African Harbour Masters Committee Meeting

The African Harbour Master committee (AHMC), an African chapter of the International Harbour Master Association (IHMA), will be hosting it’s inaugural seminar for African Harbour Masters. The seminar will be held in Tangier, Morocco from 2 – 3 March 2023. The Theme of the seminar is “The Crucial Role of Human Factors for a Best…Read More

January 30th, 2023  |  Published in news

Message from the Chairman and 1st Vice Chairman of PMAESA

Message from the office of the Chairman, Mr Pepi Silinga (Transnet National Ports Authority, South Africa) and the 1st Vice Chairman, Mr Sonny Payet (Seychelles Ports Authority, Seychelles) to PMAESA Members, Partners and Stakeholders. Please read the full letter here:

December 21st, 2022  |  Published in news

IMO Symposium: Maritime Single Window 2024 – Window of opportunities for shipping and ports

The International Maritime Organization (IMO), in partnership with IAPH and BIMCO, is organizing an IMO Symposium “Maritime Single Window 2024 – Window of opportunities for shipping and portsʺ that will take place in hybrid mode on 18 and 19 January 2023 at the IMO Headquarters in London. The mandatory obligation for Member States to establish…Read More

December 21st, 2022  |  Published in news

IMO Regional Workshop on Port State Control

A five-day regional workshop on Port State Control with special focus on maritime security measures was held successfully from 24 to 28 October 2022 in Mombasa. The workshop, convened by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is part of the Project on Port Security and Safety of Navigation in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian…Read More

October 31st, 2022  |  Published in news

Workshop Aims at Preventing Maritime Trafficking of Wildlife between Africa and Asia

The Port Management Association of Eastern and southern Africa, represented by Ms. Ruth Muigai, participated in the Regional Trade in Wildlife Information Exchange (TWIX) Workshop in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, held  26 and 27 October 2022. The main objective of the workshop was to introduce the TWIX to law enforcement officials from Mombasa, Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar seaports and…Read More

October 28th, 2022  |  Published in pmaesa news

Board Members from Sea Ports Corporation visit PMAESA Secretariat

The delegation from Sea Ports Corporation (SPC) comprised of General Manager, Dr Esameldin Hassabo and Head of Legal Department Dr Moatassim Sanosi. The delegation was received by PMAESA Secretary General Col. Andre Ciseau in Mombasa on 1 October 2022. The visit primarily focused on keeping SPC abreast on PMAESA developments, in particular the recently concluded…Read More

October 1st, 2022  |  Published in pmaesa news

PMAESA Holds First In-person Board Meeting in Durban

The PMAESA Board meeting, convened by the Secretariat in Durban on 27 September 2022 to guide the direction of the Association in the face of unprecedented global events such as COVID-19 pandemic, trade wars and  gradual shift in port management models. This Board Meeting  provided an opportunity for members and observers to participate in an…Read More

September 27th, 2022  |  Published in pmaesa news

PMAESA Mourns Loss of ICT Sub-comittee Chairperson

It is with profound sadness and regret that the PMAESA Secretariat learnt of the passing of Mmutle Lentle on 22 August 2022 in Durban, South Africa. The PMAESA Council, Board and Technical Committees as well as the Secretariat will be forever indebted to him for his support to PMAESA activities during his role as chairperson…Read More

September 1st, 2022  |  Published in news, pmaesa news

Courtesy Visit to Tanzania Ports Authority

PMAESA Secretary General Col. Andre Ciseau paid a courtesy call to Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) on 18 August 2022 in Dar es Salaam.   The Secretary General took the opportunity to congratulate in-person Director General Mr Plasduce Mbossa after his appointment in July 2022.   Col. Ciseau reiterated his support to TPA and encouraged them…Read More

August 19th, 2022  |  Published in pmaesa news