Latest News for: Banjul shipping

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NAWEC Present Activity & Financial Reports

Foroyaa 02 May 2024
... by Senelec interconnection – that was 3.68 percent of the production for the year 2021, while 46.34 percent of the power production in the Gambia was from the KARPOWER ship anchored in Banjul.
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Norwegian Cruise Line slams passengers for being

The Daily Mail 03 Apr 2024
They launched a desperate bid to rejoin the ship in the following days, flying through six countries to reach Banjul, the Gambia, where the vessel was set to dock on April 1 ... in Banjul, the Gambia.
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A group of cruise passengers stranded off the coast of Africa spent 6 days chasing ...

Business Insider 03 Apr 2024
... Dawn cruise ship ... The first attempt to get the guests back on the ship occurred on Monday, when they hoped to re-embark at a port in Banjul, Gambia, some 1,800 miles from S�o Tom� and Pr�ncipe.
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Australian couple stranded by Norwegian Cruise Lines describe ‘worst experience of our lives’

New York Post 03 Apr 2024
The stranded passengers were helped by the US Embassy in Angola and boarded a flight to Gambia in hopes of joining the ship in Banjul, but it was unable to dock due to low tide and moved on to Senegal.
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Norwegian Cruise captain refused to let eight passengers who were late reboard ship

AOL 03 Apr 2024
“While the eight guests made arrangements to rejoin the ship in Banjul, Gambia on April 1, 2024, unfortunately the ship was unable to safely dock in the destination due to adverse weather conditions, ...
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Social media erupts in fierce debate over whether cruise ship was right to abandon late ...

New York Post 03 Apr 2024
Cruise ship was right to ditch the late passengers in Africa ... The tourists had made arrangements to rejoin the ship in Banjul, Gambia on April 1, but the ship was unable to safely dock in the destination “due to adverse weather conditions.”.
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US tourists stranded on Sao Tome after Norwegian Cruise ship abandoned them race 2,000 miles to...

The Daily Mail 02 Apr 2024
Jay and Jill Campbell, a South Carolina couple and unofficial spokespeople for the group, claim they spent 15 hours traversing six countries to reach the ship's next stop in Banjul, the Gambia on April 1.
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Grim twist as Australian couple speak out after being abandoned in Africa on cruise:

The Daily Mail 02 Apr 2024
'While the eight guests made arrangements to rejoin the ship in Banjul, Gambia on April 1, 2024, unfortunately the ship was unable to safely dock in the destination due to adverse weather conditions, ...
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Stranded 80-year-old Norwegian Cruise passenger suffered a stroke and was left

The Daily Mail 02 Apr 2024
'NCL owes them the courtesy of allowing them to rejoin the ship,' he wrote ... The group had attempted to rejoin the ship in Banjul, the Gambia, where it was scheduled to make a stop on April 1.
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British Royal Navy patrol vessel arrives in Gambia

The Point 07 Aug 2023
Welcoming the Ship, UK’s High Commissioner in Banjul, David Belgrove OBE said.. “I am delighted that the Royal Navy Patrol Vessel HMS Trent is visiting Banjul again to liaise with the Gambian Armed Forces.
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Improve ferry and port operations, former ferry service GM advises gov’t

The Point 23 May 2023
He gave the rationale behind the country’s losing out in having ships loaded with valuable goods docked at her port. “If goods that are supposed to come through Banjul port are going through Senegal, ...
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Petrol Back In Stock 

Foroyaa 07 Mar 2023
Mr Sankanu, said the Banjul-bound ship with fuel which was delayed by weather conditions at sea, will dock in Banjul from today till on the 10th of March, 2023. He said the ship is carrying 5000 metric ...
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ADB to fund new ferry at Banjul-Barra Crossing Point

The Point 11 Jan 2023
It stated that part of that project “is the expansion of the container terminal for uploading ships, replacement of a non-functioning ferry plying the Banjul and Barra crossing, and widening port access roads by 3km to ease congestion.”.
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Gambia Receives 20.56 Million Dollars ADF Grant

Foroyaa 20 Dec 2022
Ultimately, the upgrading of the Port of Banjul which includes digitalization of information and communication processes is envisaged to significantly reduce ship turnaround time and cut costly congestion and surcharges.
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Gov’t receives US$20.56M African Development Fund Grant

The Point 20 Dec 2022
Ultimately, the upgrading of the Port of Banjul which includes digitalization of information and communication processes is envisaged to significantly reduce ship turnaround time and cut costly congestion and surcharges.
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