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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