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[SNG]by Jorge Candeias

SNG (Guinea) - Red - yellow - dark green vertical tricolour with blue initials "SNG", each centered on it's stripe.
Jorge Candeias, 31 March 1999

Guinomar International

[Guinomar International]
by Jarig Bakker, 9 January 2006

Guinomar International, Conakry - white flag, blue "G" over grey standing anchor. Image after Brown's Flags and Funnels of Shipping Companies of the World, compiled by J.L. Loughran, Glasgow, 1995 [lgr95].
Jarig Bakker, 9 January 2006

Sea transport is provided in Guinea by:
- Société Navale*, a limited liability company partially controlled by the state, operating two coasters
- GUINOMAR, a semi-public company run jointly by Guinea and Norway founded in 1979 for ore shipping (mostly bauxite, alumina and gold)**
- private shipping agencies groupes into the AGEMAP
- small private companies operating coasters.

* Most likely "SNG" (Société Nationale Guinéenne) shown above
** In 1994, bauxite, alumina and gold represented 43.4%, 16.5% and 13.3% of the exports of Guinea, respectively. Production in 1996 was 15,888,600 t of bauxite, 564,237 t of alumina and 7,863 kg of gold. [Encyclopaedia Universalis - Les Chiffres du Monde 1998]
Ivan Sache, 11 January 2006