Ethiopian Airlines, Djibouti Port & Free Zones Authority to introduce freight transport service

DJIBOUTI – Ethiopian Airlines and the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA) have agreed to launch a freight transport service, which aims to transport more than 400,000 tonnes of goods, mainly from China to Africa, according to African Aerospace. The agreement will help the Ethiopian Airlines to double its existing cargo service. The investment agreement between Great Horn Investment Holding and China Merchants was signed in late 2020. The project represents the final stage in the implementation of the Port-Park-City concept – the full integration of ports, industrial parks, and…

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Djibouti launches port regeneration project

DJIBOUTI – The government of Djibouti through the Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority (DPFZA) has launched the Port of Djibouti regeneration project to turn the Historical Port of Djibouti into an international business district dubbed the East Africa International Special Business Zone. In a statement, the DPFZA noted that the regeneration project will take place in six phases. The first will see the creation of the International Demonstration Area, a 220,500m2 area that will include an exhibition center and a center of excellence for maritime studies as well as conference…

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