The conference also agreed today that Ethiopia should have "free access" to the Eritrean port of Assab, which provides Ethiopia with an outlet to the Red Sea.
The work to convert the banana boat to a hospital ship was performed at the Eritrean port of Massawa.
While the Ethiopian Empire was landlocked, the navy was instrumental in delivering and supplying the invasion forces through Somali and Eritrean ports.
They eventually arrived in the Eritrean port of Massawa, their intention being to visit the highlands of Abyssinia.
The Eritrean ports of Massawa and Assab handled trade with Italy and Ethiopia.
Since the border conflict Ethiopia no longer uses Eritrean ports for its trade.
He pledged that American and other Western aid would be allowed to be shipped to all Ethiopian points through Eritrean ports.
America has secretly built a new central command center for its Iraq offensive in the Eritrean port of Assab.
So that Ethiopia will not be landlocked, the conference agreed that Ethiopia will continue to have "free access" to the Eritrean port of Assab.
The refitting work to convert the banana boat to an auxiliary cruiser was performed at the Eritrean port of Massawa.