Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 June 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

FIRST VIEW:   MAERSK MESSINA

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WHARF TALK: Leon Thevenin – Cape Town-based cable repair ship
Cutty Sark remembered
MSC Cruises cancels deployment to SA by MSC Lirica, MSC Musica cruises unaffected
MSC Cruises to resume cruising from U.S. ports
First citrus export leaves Durban for the Philippines
TRADE NEWS: HHI orders ALS compressors for five LNG vessels
OOPS, what went wrong? Durban pilot boat goes aground
Coega Development Corporation to manage two Ngqura port infrastructural projects
WHARF TALK: Rare visit to Cape Town by diamond mining vessel SS Nujoma
Port of Luanda Sogester Container Terminal implements the Solvo.TOS system
Lines divert from Yantian port as COVID-19 intensifies
Yantian port delays worsen over COVID-19 outbreak, causing serious congestion
REFLECTIONS: Ferreira – ex CUTTY SARK – Cape Town 1916
Keel laid at Kisumu for Kenya’s new rail wagon ferry, Uhuru II
WHARF TALK: Calypso 8, an unexpected VLCC arrival
AVIATION: Kenya flower exports a bloomin’ success
X-Press Pearl incident: Statement by Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, IMO
IN CONVERSATION: Colonial ports, customs and censorship: tracking books from ship to shore
The G7 Summit
WHARF TALK: SANMAR SONGBIRD – a ‘song and a dance’ across the ocean
World Ocean Day: 8 June 2021: One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together
The Navigator: Summer 2021 issue: Unpeeling the layers of navigation
WHARF TALK: Another day, another LR1 tanker – Bani Yas
Unbelievable charter rate achieved for 5,000-TEU ship – $135,000 per day!
CMA CGM reports $2.1 billion profit for Q1 2021
International Day of the Seafarer: 25 June 2021 – The sounding of the horns
WHARF TALK: Questioning why Saldanha doesn’t provide bunkers? Marigoula
Watch dockside crane collapse on Durban ship and across containers
NATO Exercise Formidable Shield
PIRACY REPORT: Ship approached southwest of Lomé, not boarded
Karmol LNGT Powership Africa arrives in Dakar to join Karpowership Ayşegul Sultan
WHARF TALK: A Cape Town facelift for MSC ship, GH Meltemi

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4-7 February 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: LAKE FUXIAN

Air Cargo Demand Drops 10.6 per cent in 2020
Bowmans expands its Shipping Practice in Durban with the addition of Michael Asherson
DIGITILISATION: Most ports still using manual & paper-based processes
Richards Bay & Port Elizabeth NSRI involved in ship patient evacuations
WHARF TALK: Watching a ship movement at Cape Town
South Africa’s record citrus season
Rampant piracy in Gulf of Guinea, Europe acts; Nigeria makes more promises
Kenya introduces lighthouse upgrades
US Navy ship makes major drug bust in Arabian Sea
Helping keep the world’s oldest steam-driven tug operational
Airfreight in the ascendancy
WHARF TALK: Cape Town’s ‘Doctor’ departs
WHARF TALK: Durban memories of a windstorm day
Cameroon’s floating LNG plant Hilli Episeyo exporting to new markets
Ford invests US$1.05 billion for SA Silverton plant expansion & modernisation
Floating tidal energy platform launched
WHARF TALK: Port Beira increases volumes for 2020
WHARF TALK: Cape Town ‘doctor’ returns’
Transaid congratulates Bernard and Sebastian
TOTAL denies intending to relocate operations to Mayotte
Karpowership offers to provide 300MW of electricity at Port of Douala
Meridian to extend Tema’s MPS Terminal 3 ahead of AfCFTA
WHARF TALK: Mombasa busy as ships arrive
WHARF TALK: Car inspection at Dar es Salaam will not interfere with clearing
WHARF TALK: Maersk applies export detention on Kenyan & Ugandan empty containers
WHARF TALK: CDC welcomes TNPA move to Ngqura port
WHARF TALK: APM Terminals blots its Liberian copybook
WHARF TALK: Durban port talk
WHARF TALK: Cape Town port talk
Three UAE institutions, including DP World, join World Logistic Passport
Beast meets giant: Jumbo Kinetic: Transports 1435-tonne Shiploader
MSC joins in call to assist stranded crew-change seafarers
Liberian Government speaks out strongly against Gulf of Guinea piracy
Piracy: Another ship, Rowayton Eagle boarded by pirates

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 6 January 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News headlines:

First View : 1. SILVER DISCOVERER
First View : 2. SAS PROTEA
First View: 3. TRAMMO BAUMANN
MOL car carrier Sincerity Ace on ‘significant’ fire in mid-Pacific
Chinese heavylift Hai Yang Shi You 278 with oil rig on deck in Durban for repairs
Drug haul No.5 for CMF in boarding operations in Arabian Sea
73-year old American medivacced off cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer near Mossel Bay
CMA CGM announces improvements to Asea-Kenya-Mogadishu Service
South Africa launches its most advanced nano-satellite, precursor to advanced maritime communications
CMA CGM announces improvement for NOURA Service
European shippers and BREXIT: last chance to prevent chaos
Another book on ships: Cargo Liners, an Illustrated History
Hamburg Pilots’ Choir: New Year Concert 2019
Transaid CEO Caroline Barber looks back over 2018
Two cyclones, Cilida and Kenanga, threaten in western Indian Ocean
Tracking cyclones to improve risk assessment
Inflatable Boat Challenge races to Port of Mossel Bay harbour
Milestones as chaplains visit hundreds of ships
Port of Mossel Bay hosts fishing competition
South African support for Africa-EU partnership
Airfreight: U-Freight brings power to the people of Chad
Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message: Call to action on seafarers’ mental health
Wentworth Resources to pull out of Mozambique, concentrate on Tanzania
Mozambique fishing remains in the hands of artisanal fishermen
Navy frigate SAS Spioenkop collides with SAS Drakensberg
Well-known personality in the Port of Durban, Willem Kruk, has passed away
EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
South African port statistics for November are available here
South Africa deposits instrument ratifying TFTA
Another oil vessel splits in two at Tema port anchorage
Mozambique Navy & Fisheries personnel receive maritime counter piracy training from French
Hydrographers can now add letters after their name
Another three terrorist attacks made in Mozambique’s Palma district
CMA CGM wins top environmental award
The Dragon strikes again, seizes second haul of drugs from dhow in Indian Ocean
Special Feature: Remember Winter in the North Atlantic 40 years ago
Dredger Isandlwana sails from Durban to dredge at Port of Mossel Bay
HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Portsmouth
Mozambique fisheries minister denies any knowledge of Chinese fishing boats

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