Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View: STENA IMPRIMIS

Deepsea Stavanger to return for more drilling off SA’s southern Cape coast
SAMSA holds Chrysanthi 1 responsible for Algoa Bay oil spill
Ford to create 1200 new jobs, new exports at Pretoria plant
Support for science from Namport at Walvis Bay school
South Africa accedes to compensation regime for hazardous and noxious cargoes
Gibraltar’s Chief Minister meets PM May in 10 Downing Street
Union says go-slow at Port of Ngqura not the only reason for poor productivity
Seabed Geosolutions wins 4D ocean bottom survey offshore West Africa
MSC Gayane seized by U.S. in drug raid released on bail
Multilateral Southern African Maritime Search & Rescue Agreement concluded
Zimbabwe railways turns to mining engineering for turnaround
West African waters remain pirate hotspot, reports IMB
Angola’s Sonangol to take 20% stake in future oil discoveries
TPT launches exposure programme for youth in port cities
ONE Line delivers recycled clothing for African cyclone victims
Cruise orderbook hits new high of over $69 billion
Pirates attack Turkish ship Paksoy-1 off Nigeria, 10 crew abducted
Chinese express interest in re-launching the Lobito Corridor & Benguela Railway
Another Port Elizabeth offshore patient evacuation for the NSRI
ONE Introduces Africa India Middle East (AIM) Service
Heavylift BOKA Vanguard successfully lifts giant Carnival cruise ship
Lot of homework before AfCFTA can reshape the economy
South African port statistics for June 2019 are now available
MPS Terminal 3 at Port of Tema, Ghana handles first container ship
MV Grace 1, more…
NATO port visit: Exercise Sea Breeze 2019

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Always something new out of Africa

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MV Grace 1, more…
NATO port visit: Exercise Sea Breeze 2019
Transnet suspends workers at Port of Ngqura over go-slows
Obituary: Captain Eric Bismeyer
USNS Carson City’s deployment to Africa
Ambitious targets to cut shipping emissions
British warship warns off Iranian gunboats in Strait of Hormuz
Jihadist attack in northern Mozambique leaves seven dead
Next Steps for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
Saga Cruises Spirit of Discovery is named
Orolia & Radio Holland to provide first VDR for inland shipping
SA Ports hit by labour go-slows
Opposition raised over handing of Mombasa 2nd Container Terminal to MSC-KNSL
President Kenyatta sees off 40 trainee seafarers to join MSC ships worldwide
African Free Trade Area: an OAU dream fulfilled
Kenya rebuilding its fishing industry
Mozambique’s Rovuma Basin faces significant investments
Baltic Sea turns into the world’s first broadband sea
Babcock awarded De Beers Marine design contract for mv !Gariep
Grace 1 confirmed to be carrying full load of crude oil
USNS Carson City to join Africa Partnership Station in Guinea
Walvis Bay vehicle imports continue to increase
Boost for Blue Economy as Pres Kenyatta commissions Bandari Maritime Academy
SAMSA to investigate Algoa Bay oil spill
Mocamedes Railway anticipates increase in traffic with pig-iron exports
Iran kicks back and threatens British shipping in the Gulf
Detention of supertanker Grace 1
Celebrations at Slangkoppunt Lighthouse reaches its centenary

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 8 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: MAERSK STADELHORN
SAMSA to investigate Algoa Bay oil spill
Mocamedes Railway anticipates increase in traffic due to pig-iron exports
Iran kicks back and threatens British shipping in the Gulf
Detention of supertanker Grace 1
Celebrations at Slangkoppunt Lighthouse reaches its centenary
East-West-East rail freight: Volvos to China + Volvos from China
New record as largest containership MSC Gulsun enters service
SAS Drakensberg goes on station in Mozambique Channel for Operation Copper
Fire on secret Russian submarine Losharik — 14 dead
Africa’s Small-Scale Fisheries Critical to Food Security
SunStone breaks the mould with cruise ships
Mossel Bay Port calls charity fishing competition a great success
UK launches Maritime Safety Action Plan
No Tema Port job losses because of Meridian Ports concession, says Ghana president
Trinity House celebrates World Marine Aids to Navigation Day 2019
Boskalis to dry dock 322-metre Carnival Vista on the heavylift BOKA Vanguard
NSRI Durban rendezvous’ with bulker off coast after yacht tragedy
Investigation finds unintended risks with ECDIS navigation
Not as bad as it looks
Durban Maritime Museum vessels ready to go to dry dock
Undisturbed Roman shipwreck discovered with full cargo
Shipmanager calls for action to address seafarer suicides
SAWDN to rescue as whales get entangled in fishing gear
Richards Bay coal line annual shutdown announced
Marseilles pays lasting tribute to memory of Jacques R Saadé
IMF says São Tomé and Príncipé public debt is out of control
Another terror attack in Mocimboa da Praia leaves 7 dead
No more octopus fishing in False Bay, says Creecy

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: SANTA CLARA
Richards Bay coal line annual shutdown announced
Marseilles pays lasting tribute to memory of Jacques R Saadé
IMF says São Tomé and Príncipé public debt is out of control
Another terror attack in Mocimboa da Praia leaves 7 dead
No more octopus fishing in False Bay, says Creecy
Africa forum pledges to deliver on Blue Economy
Kenya-Somalia marine border case goes to court in September
EU Vice-President impressed with $1.5Bn infrastructure investment in Tema Port Expansion
East London Port Manager up for award
Conditions close Durban port to incoming shipping
Kenya Ports Authority seeks new Terminal Operating System (TOS)
Anadarko stresses importance of prioritising shareholders
Talks on extending Tanzania-Rwanda SGR to Eastern DRC
Name-change and good fortune for EBH Namibia, now rebranded Namdock
One of ONE’s ships in Gulf of Aden rescue
SAMSA unapologetic over contribution to Eastern Cape economic development
Two Oceans Marine launches SA’s biggest leisure catamaran
Indian Navy sends two naval ships to Gulf of Oman
Namibia commissions Naval Base Impalila on the Zambezi
IALA* announces World Marine Aids to Navigation Day 2019
AMSOL employee share scheme creates value
Interpreting contractual terms in charterparties & absolute versus intermediate obligations
Nigerian Ports Authority juggles its port management
US provides Mombasa port with added security measures
Man overboard from commercially operated yacht CV30 with loss of 1 life
Maersk to offer customers carbon-neutral transport
Construction of Angola’s Barra do Dande Oil Terminal to recommence
London courtesy visit by HMS Enterprise
Interview with Admiral James G Foggo III, Commander US Naval Forces Africa
South Africa’s Economy to Remain at its Lowest Levels
Samskip fine tunes multimodal network

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 23 June 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: MOL ENDOWMENT
South Africa’s Economy to Remain at its Lowest Levels
Samskip fine tunes multimodal network
Opposition to shipping alliances may be dangerously misplaced
ExxonMobil to provide $3 Million to USAID programmes in Mozambique
Upgrade for CMA CGM Houston to West Africa service
Port of Port Elizabeth proud of its association with SA flagged ship
Stena Line builds on its relationship with Mercy Ships
Transnet concludes 7.5 year, R8 billion manganese export contract
ICTSI selected as preferred bidder for Port of Kribi multi-purpose terminal
Anadarko announces US$25 billion investment in Northern Mozambique LNG project
Big day for Port Elizabeth as bulker Windsor Adventure arrives in her home port
Another car carrier fire sees K-Line Diamond Highway abandoned at sea
South African tugs and harbour craft for sale
CFM completes renovation of bridges on important Ressano Garcia railway
Blockchain applied to the Oil Record Book for the first time ever
MAIB Accident Report: UK Fishing vessel Nancy Glen Loss, Reduction in stability
Further dredging in store for Port Louis
ICS pushes for rapid action on further CO2 reduction by international shipping
Desert greenery
Berth reconstruction to bring larger container ships to Dar es Salaam
Negligible environmental impact from accumulated scrubber wash water in ports
Ports Consultative Council a key cog in South Africa’s ports management: SAMSA
Successful testing of Tema’s new container port terminal
Family Fun Day at Tema MPS Terminal 3

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14-17 June 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: LA CHAMPLAIN
First View 2: ENIGMA XK
CURRENT NEWS
US statement and video on tanker attacks
Attacks on shipping, coast of Oman: IMO Secretary-General speaks out
BIMCO urges nations to co-operate after tankers attacked in Hormuz Strait
10,000 tonnes of bridgeworks as project cargo via Port of Walvis Bay
Seychelles floating solar energy project moves forward
Ngqura tank farm project remains on track
Introducing TNPA’s only woman diver
Central Africa stands to benefit the most from AfCFTA
Transnet Port Terminals invests millions in youth training
Rwanda needs US$1.3 billion for a standard gauge railway linking with Tanzania
SA citrus exports to China commence with arrival in Shanghai
East London school girls welcomed into port
Interview with Commander of Cape Verde’s Coast Guard
DHL e-commerce platform rolled out to another nine African countries
African Energy Chamber to host Equatorial Guinea Licensing Rounds in China
Getting their hands dirty, port stakeholders clean Maydon Wharf
Embrace digitalisation to prosper, Synergy Group CEO tells shipping industry
South African port statistics for the month of May 2019 are now available
Minister Mbalula says he is disappointed at ongoing N3 trucking violence
Transnet taking global lead in future of heavy haul railways
IMO venue for Gulf of Guinea conference
Ngqura tug SHASA completes service at East London dry dock
Normandy finale in pictures
South Africa observes World Oceans Day
Transnet provisionally lifts ban on fishing, commercial diving in Durban Bay
Interview with the Commander of the Ghana Navy, Rear Admiral Seth Amoama
Angola makes another discovery off Angola
Update on the missing fishing craft off Southern Cape
D-Day 75 Commemoration 1944-2019
New green in-water hull cleaning technology can create local jobs
Rosy future predicted for Tanzanian Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika
AU forges ahead with AfCFTA operational phase
Angola launches first-ever marginal fields bidding round
Large-scale ongoing search for two missing fishing boats off Western Cape
Portsmouth and D-Day 75 commemoration 1944-2019

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 June 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: DEN
First View 2: MORNING PEACE & UMBILO
CURRENT NEWS…..
D-Day 75 Commemoration 1944-2019
New green in-water hull cleaning technology can create local jobs
Rosy future predicted for Tanzanian Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika
AU forges ahead with AfCFTA operational phase
Angola launches first-ever marginal fields bidding round
Large-scale ongoing search for two missing fishing boats off Western Cape
Portsmouth and D-Day 75 commemoration 1944-2019
Angola commences licensing high-potential blocks in Namibe and Benguela Basins
Tight Lines at new Foreshore Fishing Venue (East London)
Carriers beware: clarifying the onus in cargo damage claims
‘Fire in the Hold’– a relic of the past with thermal event monitoring
Move to establish Richards Bay Port Welfare Committee
Mossel Bay port keen to unlock SMME business opportunities
New survey craft to boost Transnet dredging fleet
How to make a crippling sovereign debt go away
Not good news as South African economy contracts 3.2 percent
Durban Container Terminal’s berth deepening contract formally cancelled
DNV GL releases update to bulk cargo liquefaction guideline
Port of Durban is Africa’s Leading Cruise Port at World Travel Awards
Details of the new Maputo-Inhaca ferry
INTERTANKO/OCIMF maritime security update on Fujairah attacks
MSC Opera collision in Venice leads to renewed calls for ban on cruise ships
White Paper from Rivertrace on scrubber & washwater technology
Gangs operating along the N-3 from Durban petrol-bomb more trucks
As AfCFTA comes into effect, questions arise about its ability to bring change
South Africa readies for IMO 2020 ship emission laws
NSRI Station 5 Durban latest sea rescue boat Alick Rennie commissioned
Tunisia joins the International Transport Forum (ITF)
Durban Port Welfare Committee established
EARLIER NEWS……
The PIANC Yearbook 2018 is now available
New Inhaca Island ferry enters service at Maputo
Port of Durban cruise prospects promising
Mossel Bay girls explore the port
Eni acquires rights in three new exploration licenses in Mozambique
Ghanaian Navy to be host to over 10 Chiefs of Navies & 250 international guests

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 June 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: HORIZON
Tunisia joins the International Transport Forum (ITF)
Durban Port Welfare Committee established
The PIANC Yearbook 2018 is now available
New Inhaca Island ferry enters service at Maputo
Port of Durban cruise prospects promising
Mossel Bay girls explore the port
Eni acquires rights in three new exploration licenses in Mozambique
Ghanaian Navy to be host to over 10 Chiefs of Navies & 250 international guests
Third wind turbine installation vessel for Jan de Nul
Update on Satawu strike by TNPA marine personnel
South Africa’s marine protection increases
Milestone achieved as 2000th tanker visits Mossel Bay SPM
Durban port remains contaminated, fishing & diving ban continues
SATAWU says it intends shutting down all SA ports with a strike this Thursday
Tragedy in the DRC as passenger ferry sinks on Lake Mai-Ndombe
Milestone for stakeholders as Kenya Revenue Authority signs transshipment SOPs
SAMSA allys fears of South Africa being delisted from IMO White List
Rehab of Durban Dry Dock inner caisson underway, reports TNPA
Almarin joins the First World Marine Aids to Navigation Day
Iranian Navy sends 62nd Naval flotilla to the Gulf of Aden
Port of Mossel Bay Security Dept stages compliance security training
US Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from Africa
Ban on commerical diving and fishing in Durban harbour still in place
Profile: First female open pilot licence holder thrives at Port of Cape Town
Marine pilotage service for Port of Cape Town
‘Jumbo’ export for Walvis Bay as six elephants ship out
Gibdock converts ferry to run on LNG fuel
Port Elizabeth bid to host 2021-22 Ocean Race Edition
Port of PE becomes first SA port to achieve ISO 45001 certification
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
New Damen crew boat for Angolan diving services company Octomar
EU-Polarnet White Papers released

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 26 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Current News:
First View 1: MSC PARIS
First View 2: BOW JUBAIL
Port of PE becomes first SA port to achieve ISO 45001 certification
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
New Damen crew boat for Angolan diving services company Octomar
EU-Polarnet White Papers released
TNPA ports to usher in in-water hull cleaning
Damen called in to assist with new Lake Victoria jetty
Crackdown on ferries and boats on Lake Victoria
Ethiopia-Djibouti railway partially re-opens after derailment
New ASD tug for the Enapor Cape Verde operations
Growing Blue conference on Blue Economy starts Thursday in Maputo
No indication when deepening of Durban’s DCT North Quay might go ahead
Two Kenya Navy ships visit Port of Maputo
Pirated ship Apecus has a checkered and illegal history, says NIMASA
Mozambique Port Operators Association is formed
Mossel Bay charity fishing competition planned for Youth Month
USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Kearsarge naval groups joint ops in Arabian Sea
Carbon Tax Bill to cut emissions in South Africa from 1 June 2019
Germany to return historic 15th Century Cape Cross navigation landmark to Namibia
Boat tragedy on Lake Albert leaves more than 30 dead
Marking World Safety & Health Day at Work in Port of Durban
Fire on board a second Grimaldi car carrier RoRo
CMA CGM hikes shipping rates from Asia to Africa US $300-400
CMA CGM seasonal adjustments to Noura East African service
Anglo American performs first carbon offset iron ore shipment from South Africa to Europe
Chevron walks away from Anadarko purchase
Ghana’s president intercedes in Tema port dispute
More acts of piracy reported from Gulf of Guinea
Debmarine Namibia contracts Damen to build seventh diamond recovery vessel
President Nyusi concerned that armed violence in north of Mozambique could spread
APM Terminals Inland Services to be integrated into Maersk Logistics
South African port statistics for the month of April are now available
Report published on industry-level response to marine plastic pollution

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 19 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are this week’s News Headlines:

First View 1: BOCHEM OSLO
First View 2: NIJINSKY

More acts of piracy reported from Gulf of Guinea
Debmarine Namibia contracts Damen to build seventh diamond recovery vessel
President Nyusi has concern that armed violence in north of Mozambique could spread
APM Terminals Inland Services to be integrated into Maersk Logistics
South African port statistics for the month of April 2019 are now available
Report published on industry-level response to marine plastic pollution
Update on sewage discharge into Durban Harbour
Durban Container Terminals blockaded by angry truckers
Four RORO vehicle carrier ships lined up for Port of Walvis Bay during May
Naval Dome CEO warns of escalation of attacks on four tankers off Fujairah
Durban Car Terminal sets record of half a million vehicles handled
U.S. Postal Service honours battleship USS Missouri with a Forever Stamp
Port Maputo takes delivery of two new mobile harbour cranes
Port Sudan’s workers strike to be lifted
Passenger boat sinks crossing the Zambezi, 17 confirmed dead
Floatplanes collide in midair, cruise ship passengers killed
COSCO has its eys on acquiring PIL — WSJ report
Beira fuel terminal set to reopen later this month
Video of cargo ship burning in Sharjah’s Port Khalid
Agility Africa Logistics Warehouses expands in Mozambique
Expansion of Egyptian fruit and vegetable firm Farm Fresh
Saudi Arabia claims two of its tankers off Fujairah were sabotage targets
Drama as crew rescued from burning fishing vessel 1100 km off Durban
NSRI alert as Madagascar-bound catamaran starts taking on water
US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln transits Suez Canal
Indonesia takes action and sinks 51 illegal fishing boats
Haifa docks biggest ship — video
Walvis Bay Corridor Group expresses confidence in Namibia as logistics hub
TNPA bans all diving and fishing in Durban Harbour due to sewage
Knud E Hansen designs new LNG-powered RoRo vessels for Wallenius-SOL
New Ugandan Lake Victoria ferry nears completion at Jinja
Konecranes to equip Tema Terminal 3 with 11 lift trucks
African businesses urged to ‘dive into’ the Blue Economy
Port Focus: Hutchison Ports BEST* terminal increases its capacity

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