China donates new batch of medical aid to Tunisia

China on Thursday donated a new batch of medical aid to Tunisia to help its fight against COVID-19 pandemic. The Chinese Embassy in Tunisia announced in a statement that the donation included 100,000 medical masks. It added that China is keen to continue strengthening its cooperation with Tunisia to fight the pandemic together. Before the donation, Tunisia had already received several batches of medical aid from the Chinese government, Chinese foundations and companies since late March to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. TunisianMonitorOnline

Transport: new ro-ro shipping between Marina Carrara-Sousse

A new shipping line for the transport of wheeled cargo was implemented this week between Marina di Carrara, Italy, and Sousse, Tunisia, said the maritime shipping industry website Shipping Italy. It said the ship making the route is the Vasaland, a roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) for carrying vehicles that are loaded and disembarked on their own wheels. The chartered ship is 155 metres long and has 2,170 linear metres of capacity for wheeled cargo. Nikkos. Frangos, managing director of the new Cypriot shipping company Anarres Shipping, said the new route will run…