West African Shippers' Association (WASA)

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History

1930, Liverpool (UK), as West African Merchants Freight Association. Re-formed and present name adopted 1959. Ceased to exist, Jan 2006.

Aims

Serve interests of companies concerned with the movement of cargo to or from whether moving by sea, air or land.

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Activities

Provides information on shipping matters and trade legislation concerning exporting from Europe to West Africa, including details of trade missions. Holds frequent meetings with shipping lines serving West Africa and with pre-shipment inspection agencies. Takes up members' problems with appropriate bodies.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 8 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Handling
    • Forwarders, Distributors

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

D3275

Last News Received

7. Feb 2006
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