Maritime News

Maritime News

Today’s News Headlines are:

•First View : THE WORLD
•Tanzania improves its Global Logistics Index position
•Doubts raised over Algeria’s new deepwater port
•Navis N4 goes live at Port of Beira
•Goldhofer viaduct modules chosen for Reunion coastal highway
•Law of the Sea (ITLOS) hearing over Ivory Coast’s dispute with Ghana
•A Guide to Good Practice on Port Marine Operations
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pics of the Day : TALISMAN

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Maritime News

MARITIME NEWS

Today’s Maritime News Headlines are:

•First View : BULK LIMPOPO
•TURKISH/PORTUGUESE CONSORTIUM TO BUILD FIRST PHASE OF TANZANIA SGR
•INDIA’S INTERNATIONAL COAL VENTURES LTD TO RESUME MINING IN MOZAMBIQUE
•DENMARK OFFERS SEATIME FOR KENYAN CADETS
•FIRST SCANNER FOR PORT OF FREETOWN
•SCHOOL OF SHIPPING INCLUDES INTTRA TRAINING IN COURSE WORK
•OPTIMARIN SECURES ADDITIONAL FINCANTIERI BWT BUSINESS
•MARCO POLO AND MAGELLEAN COMPLETE MAINTENANCE REPAIR
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pic of the Day : HOEGH BERLIN

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Maritime News

MARITIME NEWS

Today’s Maritime News Headlines are:

•FIRST VIEW : MORNING CHAMPION
•CAPE TOWN SERVICE LAUNCH CAPSIZES – MAN DIES
•KENYA TO HOST AFRICA MARITIME TECHNOLOGY COOPERATION CENTRE (MTCC)
•MOZAMBIQUE COASTAL SHIPPING SERVICE PLANNED FOR MID YEAR
•RICHARDS BAY SCOOPS TOP PERFORMANCE AWARD
•US NAVY SENDS DESTROYER TO PATROL STRATEGIC RED SEA STRAIT
•EXERCISE CUTLASS EXPRESS 2017 BEGINS
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pics of the Day : SMIT AMANDLA and ANTAIOS

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Maritime News

Today’s HEADLINES are:

•First View : MSC SINFONIA
•Cruising: Fincantieri delivers Viking Sky
•New passenger ferry for Zanzibar and Tanga Port
•TPT to hold countrywide workshops for its Spotlight App
•Ghana rail initiative is welcomed
•Japanese container lines on the skids
•Alphaliner calls for more Panamax container ships to go
•Connecting Ships, Ports and People – theme for World Maritime Day
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pics of the Day : AS VICTORIA

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MARITIME NEWS

Here are the morning’s HEADLINES. To go to the stories please click on READ MORE below.

•First View : MAERSK ELGIN
•Activists celebrate news that Russian fishing vessel is to be scrapped
•Saudi warship attacked off Yemen
•Calls for new Ghanaian govt to scrap Special Import Levy
•Bigger is better?…..The diminishing small ship container fleet
•Afrox secures Western Cape LPG stocks
•GE says it will continue investing in Angola
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pics of the Day : IVS RAFFLES and IVS KITTIWAKE

May we ask your patience as we move over to this new ‘platform’ for Africa PORTS & SHIPS – we’ll have all the bugs ironed out shortly and your reading of the daily maritime news will be enhanced and uninterrupted. Don’t forget that updated SHIP MOVEMENTS and other features remain available – use the navigation sidebar on the left of this page.

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MARITIME NEWS

News today of a dramatic sea rescue performed by those unsung heroes on our coast, the NSRI. While many of us relaxed on Saturday with sport, hobbies or family, a team from East London was out there in the wild seas of the Wild Coast, battling to bring to safety two yachtsmen in trouble.

What’s more amazing in this day and age is that these guys (and girls) do it for nothing, purely voluntary. Such selflessness is an ethos that is rapidly becoming unknown elsewhere in South Africa. Let’s pay tribute to them all!

We also have a message from the Department of Trade & Industry about a forthcoming World Food Fair in Poland this April, in which appropriate exporters in South Africa are encouraged to participate. With the support received from the dti, this is something to read and consider.

As Nigeria prepares to privatise its river ports, a major European port is investing in a seaport in Ivory Coast. Then we have the Turks on their crusade to influence Africa with help and expertise, but this time in war-torn Yemen – it’s all here in today’s edition of the maritime news – including who would be an executive at Rolls-Royce following last week’s revelations in the United States, the UK and Brazil. But that’s not all and there’s plenty else to get your mind in gear as the week unfolds. Read on….

TODAY’S NEWS
•First View : MSC REBECCA
•Nigeria to concession four river ports
•Port of Antwerp invests in Ivory Coast Port of San Pedro
•Dramatic rescue of yachtsmen in 7-metre waves off Wild Coast
•Port of Aden progress: Turkish mission
•Call for exporters to participate in World Food trade fair
•Rolls-Royce fined $800 million in bribery settlement
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pic of the Day : MSC ARIANE

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