Tag: Cherry Blossom

Polisario Experiences Bitter Taste of Legal Maneuvers against Morocco

May 10, 2018

The Polisario has incurred a new setback in its legal maneuvers against Morocco after the Kingdom’s phosphate company, OCP, restored ownership of a 55,000 tons ... Read More

Cherry Blossom Seizure Ends with the Victory of OCP

May 8, 2018

Cherry Blossom vessel, loaded with 55,000 tons of Moroccan phosphates, which has been illegally seized by South African authorities since May 1, last year, has ... Read More

South African Court Puts Politics above Justice in Sahara Phosphate Verdict

February 24, 2018

As was expected, a high court in South Africa delivered a politicized verdict giving ownership of the 50,000-ton Phosphate cargo on board bulk carrier Cherry ... Read More

After Panama, Uruguay dismisses Polisario’s complaint about Moroccan Phosphates

August 6, 2017

The Algeria-backed Polisario separatists have once again failed to practice their “political piracy” as they did in South Africa last May. Last week, it was ... Read More

In Detaining OCP Vessel, South Africa Puts Ideology before Justice- American Enterprise Institute

July 15, 2017

In detaining a vessel loaded with Sahara phosphates bound for New Zealand, the ruling party in South Africa, the ANC, is reconnecting with its anachronistic ... Read More

OCP Denounces South Africa’s ‘Political Piracy’

July 14, 2017

Morocco’s phosphates company, OCP, denounced the “political piracy’” practiced by South Africa, which has been detaining the vessel Cherry Blossom loaded with 55,000 tons of ... Read More

Morocco Rejects South Africa’s Seizure of Sahara Phosphate Cargo

June 16, 2017

The Moroccan government described the South African court decision to maintain seizure of a vessel carrying Sahara phosphates bound for New Zealand as a “violation ... Read More

South Africa’s Seizure of Moroccan Phosphate, ‘Political Matter Disguised as Legal Claim’

June 15, 2017

A South African court ruled on June 15 to maintain the seizure of Cherry Blossom, a ship carrying 55,000 tons of Moroccan Sahara phosphates bound ... Read More