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Image by Jarig Bakker, 09 Jan 2006
Cameroun Shipping Lines, S.A. based in Douala (Cameroon) has a horizontal
green, yellow, green flag. In the center is a red "C" in the form of a shrimp. Image after
Brown's Flags and Funnels of Shipping Companies of the
World, compiled by J.L. Loughran, Glasgow, (1995) [lgr95].
Jarig Bakker, 09 Jan 2006
Cameroun comes from Mount Cameroun, which in the
original Portuguese was "Monte dos Camarões" (meaning mountain of shrimps).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 10 Jan 2006
Cameroun Shipping Lines (aka CAMSHIP) was created in 1974 during the
First Republic of Cameroon (1960-1982) with the purchase of six cargo
ships. CAMSHIP and the Council of Charterers were later restructured and CAMSHIP was privatized in 1999 following recommendations by the World
Ivan Sache, 10 Jan 2006
Image by Jan Mertens, 15 Jan 2010
The flag of Fakoship, from the SW Region of Cameroon
has a blue field with large white disk showing a sailing ship oriented towards
the fly. Resting on a blue stripe which is in fact the upper stem of a
stylized initial “F” – for the rest running parallel to the disk’s rim – plus
rest of company name “AKOSHIP” following. All design elements within the
disk are blue.
Established at Buea, this shipping company whose full name is the Fako Transport and Shipping Co., Ltd, also offers marine services and road transport.
Jan Mertens, 15 Jan 2010