Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News — 20 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the news headlines:

First View : OCEANIC INDIGO
GE pulls out of Nigerian rail concession–hands over to Transnet
Saldanha ship repair comes alight as LNG carriers dock
CTF 151’s counter piracy Operation Haka is underway off Horn of Africa
LBH Mozambique breaks record in the Port of Beira
ONE Line’s latest newbuild the 14,000-TEU ONE Columbia is delivered
Countdown to the 20th Intermodal Africa 2018 being held in Ghana
Cruise season opens as MS Amadea arrives in Mossel Bay
Cruise season sets sail in the Port of PE
Two new 3212-series tugs for Smit Lamnalco West Australian Rio Tinto port
Five leading container lines plan container shipping association
A new book on seafaring: Recollections of an Unsuccessful Seaman
Fogo, Cabo Verde, courtesy of ESA and the Copernicus satellite
US Maritime Alerts: 2018-014-GPS Interference-Eastern Mediterranean and Red Seas

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
Total prepares to start drilling off South African coast
Pemba Logistics Base to receive ships from January
PE Port Festival launched with focus on the people of Port Elizabeth
New bold vision tilts capital flows into Africa
SA Port Statistics for the month of October 2018 are now available here
Waning piracy threat off East Africa no reason for relaxation: IMO Durban workshop hears
ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries
DP World Inland Container Terminal opens near Kigali, Rwanda
Greenpeace Africa celebrates a decade Of environmental activism

OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News — 19 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : A80
Total prepares to start drilling off South African coast
Pemba Logistics Base to receive ships from January
PE Port Festival launched with focus on the people of Port Elizabeth
New bold vision tilts capital flows into Africa
SA Port Statistics for the month of October 2018 are now available here
Waning piracy threat off East Africa no reason for relaxation: IMO Durban workshop hears
ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries
DP World Inland Container Terminal opens near Kigali, Rwanda
Greenpeace Africa celebrates a decade Of environmental activism
Disappointing start to MSC Musica’s island cruises
World’s most powerful Cutter Suction Dredger Spartacus is launched
The latest edition of The Navigator is available for download now
Strong winds, sea swell closes Durban port to incoming vessels   (Update Tuesday 19h00)
IMO Durban workshop has shipping safety & security under spotlight
Piracy–EU NAVFOR protection team keeping vital food aid safe
Successful Africa Oil Week closes with promising outlook for Africa
Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 — NATO destroys wartime mines
Navy tug De Mist sinks in Simon’s Town harbour
Remembrance: Their Liveth for Evermore
Madagascar by ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel
WS Sirius, Most powerful harbour & ocean going tugboat enters service in Brazil
Twenty-seven South African organisations take part in Chinese import expo
Maputo-Catembe Bridge opens over Maputo Bay
EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
Mozambique Island hosts 15th Seminar on Indo-Portuguese History
HNoMS Helge Ingstad NATO warship collision
Mozambique Navy officers & personnel training in India
Gas profits to pay for portion of Mozambique’s Ematum debt
Damen to present new leasing fund for African shipowners
Syrah Resources sells Mozambique graphite to Chinese buyer
MSC Musica arrives in South Africa at start of 2018/19 summer season
OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities   

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News — 11 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : MSC MUSICA
Twenty-seven South African organisations take part in Chinese import expo
Maputo-Catembe Bridge opens over Maputo Bay
Mozambique Island hosts 15th Seminar on Indo-Portuguese History
HNoMS Helge Ingstad NATO warship collision
Mozambique Navy officers & personnel training in India
Gas profits to pay for portion of Mozambique’s Ematum debt
Damen to present new leasing fund for African shipowners
Syrah Resources sells Mozambique graphite to Chinese buyer
MSC Musica arrives in South Africa at start of 2018/19 summer season
Norway increases its support for the prevention of illegal fishing across Africa
Cyclone 03 developing strongly north of Mauritius, NE of Madagascar   DEVELOPING STORY
South Africa & Kenya to introduce multiple entry visa 
UK cements position in Gulf with new joint base in Oman    
UAE’s DP World sues China’s Merchants Port for unlawful action

Earlier News You May Have Missed…….

Tau Morwe returns….. as Transnet Acting Group CE
IMO and splendid efforts on maritime security
Moscord’s drive to become the ‘Amazon’ of shipping
Sovereign guarantee required for Mozambique’s entry into gas sector
Piracy reported again off West Africa – hostages taken
Vale forecasts dramatic reduction in 2018 Mozambique 2018 coal production   
Record low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea       
Fourth new cruise ship for Virgin Voyages    CRUISING   
International: London Thamesport’s short sea role strengthened by Containerships   
The greatest maritime rescue in history-OCEANOS    FEATURE
Master Mariners recognition for South Africa’s top salvage master Capt Nick Sloane    
International: Maersk launches instant container bookings     
Port Elizabeth reopened to shipping following crane collapse      
International: Bulk sector prospects positive but challenges ahead – Abto   
At Last: Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock gets green light of approval  
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC MUSICA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News – 3 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News – 3 November 2018

Here are the News Headlines (check back for updates):

First View : RICHARDS BAY SMALL CRAFT BASIN
Vale forecasts dramatic reduction in 2018 Mozambique 2018 coal production
Record low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea
Fourth new cruise ship for Virgin Voyages
International: London Thamesport’s short sea role strengthened by Containerships
The greatest maritime rescue in history-OCEANOS
Master Mariners recognition for South Africa’s top salvage master Capt Nick Sloane
Maersk launches instant container bookings
Port Elizabeth reopened to shipping following crane collapse     
Bulk sector prospects positive but challenges ahead – Abto
At Last: Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock gets green light of approval
Ghana’s Ministry of Transport looking for investors in Tema Shipyard
Suspension for another top Transnet official 
Mozambique Economy is “more stable, but with reduced capacity for growth” – World Bank
New date set for opening of Maputo-Catembe Bridge
CMA CGM updates its WAX 3 and Midas 1 services to West Africa
Pirate whaler seized and destroyed off Somalia by EU NAVFOR 
Nigerian pirates strike again, 11 crew taken hostage from Pomerenia Sky 
The Port of Durban closed due to strong winds and swell – UPDATED port reopened to selected movements. 
Tanzania & Rwanda seek to fast-track SGR railway from Dar es Salaam
Float out of Australian icebreaker Nuyina aided by Unique Group
New performance record for Port of Mombasa   
EU NAVFOR programme of helping Somali fishermen continues
Trinity House commemorates the end of the First World War
Bidvest/Petredec Tank Terminals’ LPG storage facility launched in Richards Bay
20th Intermodal Africa Exhibition & Conference is in Accra next month
Agri-tech can turn African Savannah into global food basket
Captain Rufus Lekala’s return from suspension
NSRI called to evacuate patient off ship outside Durban
Another first for LBH Southern Africa and Port of Ngqura
Winds close Durban’s Maydon Wharf channel to shipping
Angola’s port of Namibe faces second phase of modernisation works
Damen to hold its first fishing seminar in Cape Town
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GREEN KARMOY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : PHOLELA, LOTHENI & UMKHOMAZI
Grindrod scales up its Ships Agency and Warehousing businesses
Record exports for South African grapefruit, SA remains leading exporter
Cape maritime high school pupils warned against ‘culture of instant gratification’
Nigerian Ports Authority & Nigerian Navy to more closely co-operate
Grindrod’s collaboration pays off in Maputo
Durban port closed overnight (Tuesday) due to wind and swell
Stena Line’s battery-powered hybrid ferry completes ne month of operation
MSC to equip 50,000 containers with tracking devices
Hong Kong to Macau bridge is officially opened
African Development Bank headlines strong performance ahead of key investment forum
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : OCEAN DAWN

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : MSC MAXINE
East Coast maritime trade route facilitates Africa’s growing drug problem
DP World looks to Eritrea as a potential port terminal operation
Drill ship Maersk Viking arrives off Ghana to start offshore project
Drug trafficking – Africa to brace for a spike in drug use
South African ports identified as transit points for illicit drugs
Safety warning about working in enclosed spaces after fishing vessel fatality
USN in Iceland Under way to Exercise Trident Juncture 2018
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : D. CENTAURUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : MAERSK TRIESTE
Glencore secures its controlling interest in Cape Town’s Chovron SA refinery
Transnet prepares to reconstruct accummulator tanks at Durban’s Island View
Port Elizabeth welcomes modern car carrier Titus on maiden voyage
Siyabonga Gama dismissed despite arbitration order
Bulk carrier attacked by Somali pirates identified
World’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel sets off to Europe
MAIB Report: Heavy contact made by CMA CGM Centaurus with Jebel Ali quay and shore cranes
HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in New York
USN in Northern Waters Under way to Exercise Trident Juncture 2018
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ALS FAUNA

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