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Pointe-Noire

(French pwɛ̃tnwar)
n
(Placename) a port in S Congo-Brazzaville, on the Atlantic: the country's chief port and former capital (1950–58). Pop: 638 000 (2005 est)

Pointe-Noire

(Fr. pwɛ̃tˈnwar)

n.
a seaport in the S Republic of Congo. 294,203.
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New port coverage: Qingdao - Xingang/Tianjin - Busan - Shanghai - Ningbo - Nansha - Tanjung Pelepas - Singapore - Pointe des Galets - Cape Town - Pointe Noire - Kribi - Luanda - Cape Town - Port Kelang - Singapore - Qingdao
Concentrate is transported 320 m by rail to a ship-loading port at Pointe Noire, Quebec.
The system, from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville, is 650 km, roughly 400 miles.
By opening this direct flight from Brazzaville, with direct connections to Pointe Noire and regional African destinations our customers will arrive in Dubai ready to enjoy their holidays or continue on to many other exciting destinations, he added.
We blocked the volume of exports that surpassed the said quota at the port at Pointe Noire," he said.
PA) announced on Monday the award of an engineering, procurement, and supply contract by Total E&P Congo for the Moho Nord project, reportedly the largest development ever in the Republic of Congo, located 75 kilometres offshore Pointe Noire.
International Resource News-March 12, 2013--Cliffs Natural Resources plans to idle Wabush Pointe Noire pellet plant(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
During late October 2012, Equatorial's Managing Director & CEO, Mr John Welborn, conducted a series of meetings in Brazzaville and in Pointe Noire with senior officials from the Ministry of Transport, from the state owned railway company Chemin de Fer Congo Ocean ("CFCO") and from the state owned port company, the Port Authority of Pointe-Noire ("PAPN").
The carrier currently operates five flights a week from Paris to Addis Ababa with connecting services to destinations in West, Central and South West Africa such as Cameroun, Kinshasa, Brazzaville, Libreville, Douala, Malabo and Pointe Noire.
The case-fatality rate (CFR) in Kouilou and Pointe Noire was 40% (187 deaths of 465 cases), compared with 11% (10 of 89) elsewhere in ROC.
The campaign will take place in the coastal port city of Pointe Noire and in the Department of Kouilou in the Republic of Congo, 16 districts in the neighbouring province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and over the border in Angola.
The three most recent additions to the route network are services to Bogota, Pointe Noire and Luxembourg.