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CV Fast Ferry, Maio Port Requires Adaption

November 17, 2010

A little over a month until the arrival of the first Fast Ferry Kriola from Cabo Verde Fast Ferry (CVFF). CVFF is waiting for an adjustment that has to be made to the port in Maio before it can receive the new ferry. According to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the CVFF […]

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Tremen­dous News – HalcyonAir Flights to Maio and Sal

October 26, 2010

We would like to inform you that HalcyonAir Airways will start regular flights to Maio Island from Thursday 28th of October 2010. In the new scheduled there will be four (4) flights a week, Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with possible connections to the islands of Sal, São Vicente, Boavista and Fogo. Below is the […]

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Portuguese consortium carries out construction work on port of Praia, Cape Verde

October 25, 2010

Praia, Cape Verde, 15 Oct – A consortium of three Portuguese construction companies is already carrying out the second phase of work to expand and modernise the port of Praia, worth 72 million euros, following conclusion of the first part of the project Thursday. The contract was signed at the end of August and the […]

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DAMEN delivers first-ever newbuild fast ferry to Cape Verde

October 25, 2010

Singapore, October 22 Cape Verde marked an important milestone in its history as the ten-island state sees the official inauguration of its first-ever, newbuild fast ferry. The “Kriola”, a DAMEN Fast Ferry 4512, literally represents a lifeline to Cape Verdeans. DAMEN Regional Director, Friso Visser, commented: “We are very proud to have been chosen to […]

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Second Cabo Verde Fast Ferry vessel to be called “Liberdadi”

April 19, 2010

Alcides Vicente, a Cape Verdean residing in Atlanta, Georgia (in the United States), is the winner of the contest aimed at selecting the name for the second ferry boat being built by Cabo Verde Fast Ferry. The name chosen is “Liberdadi” (“Freedom”). The name of the first vessel is Kriola.

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Cape Verde-EU partnership agreement reached

April 16, 2010

Cape Verde Prime Minister José Maria Neves held a high-level meeting in Brussels with European Commission leader José Manuel Barroso to finalise the last steps in negotiations about an Economic Partnership Agreement with the EU. Cape Verde is to benefit from new funding from the EU.

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São Tomé gets ferry link with Cape Verde

April 7, 2010

A high speed ferry between São Tomé and Cape Verde is planned for operations already in June this year, according to an announcement by the Cape Verdean government.

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France Nice to Cape Verde, flights with TACV, July 2010

March 22, 2010

The TACV, the national airline of Cape Verde, opens a new transcontinental destination from Nice Côte d’Azur as of July 2, 2010. It will link the Nice Côte d’Azur Airport to Praia.

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