Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 8 December 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MARSHALL USTINOV
Cyclone Updates: Pawan, Ambali and Belna
UN Security Council extends authorisation to curb piracy in Somali waters
Port of PE generates toys for Christmas joy
Training of 800 young Mozambicans begins on Coral Sul project
Senegal orders three offshore patrol vessels from Piriou
Three Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclones to take note of
The naming of Indian Ocean Cyclones
Go-slow industrial action comes to Cape Town Container Terminal
CMA CGM and Total sign major agreement for the supply of LNG fuel
Dredging underway at Port of Mossel Bay
TNPA engaged with getting Durban beaches pumped for festive season
Pirates attack tanker Nave Constellation off Nigerian coast, abduct 19 crewmembers
Cyclone update: The storms gather
Cruise News
French icebreaker L’Astrolabe damaged in Antarctica, 42 researchers stranded
Mozambique cabotage to be reintroduced from first quarter of 2020
DNV GL class notation to boost LPG as environmental-friendly ship fuel
Angolan Carrinho Business Group helps revitalise Lobito port & CFB railway
Two potential cyclones threaten African east coast
Bidfreight Port Operations launches Port Elizabeth Multi-Purpose Terminal
Total & partners announce $3.15 billion LNG project for Matola
Ports Regulator rules on Transnet National Ports Authority’s 2020/21 Tariff Application
Tropical Storm Ambali approaches northern Mozambique
UK Motor Industry puts in appeal to work closely with next government
SARS destroys illegally imported goods
Nelima is paving the way for female drivers in Uganda
Four African seats retained at IMO

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5-6 October 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: EUPEN
Port of Ngqura commemorates a decade of port operations
New TNPA port helicopters take official flight
Angola launches international public tender for 10 new oil concessions
British Ports Association calls Govt’s Two Borders proposal ‘challenging’
Huge iceberg calves from Amery Ice Shelf, Antarctica
New cutter suction dredger for Moma mining operation arrives at Nacala
Strong winds and high swells close Port of Durban overnight
Terrorist attacks in Mozambique’s Mocimboa da Praia region continue
RRS Sir David Attenborough named
Namport acknowledges long serving employees
NSRI in another medivac from ship, in Table Bay this time
Launch of a lifetime: Flagship MSC Grandiosa
NSRI tasked to evacuate sick crewman from bulk carrier outside Durban
Contract awarded for new Port Louis cruise terminal
Getting to Zero Coalition: Maersk aims a carbon-free vessel by 2030
The USN at work in waters near and far around Africa
Blue Economy key to Kenya’s development, says President Kenyatta
New Mozambique railway will connect Quelimane and Macuse with Tete
US EXIM Bank approves loan for Mozambique LNG project
Gambian authorities detain Chinese fishing vessel
Stolt tanker explosion in Ulsan harbour, fire spreads to Odfjell tanker
Total closing deal with Anadarko for LNG project in Mozambique
The UK motor trades and Brexit: The SMMT position
Indian container market expected to grow further as Hapag-Lloyd launches two new services
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) opens Doha office
Awarding of contracts confirms further drilling for oil & gas off Mossel Bay
Stena Impero under way at last

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines

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

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : EM JADE
Mozambique says first Rovuma LNG shipment to flow in November 2022
High Court of England & Wales says Djibouti is prohibited from expelling DP World
Nigerian Navy commissions 16 new naval vessels
Russian explosives ship Lada remains under detention in Algoa Bay after two weeks
Brand new look for LBH’s services
Angola buys another ten locomotives to operate in Luanda province
Eighteen dead in train smash on Moçâmedes Railway
China top of the ‘Leading Maritime Nations of the World’ for 2018
Transocean Ltd agrees to acquire Ocean Rig
Harbour pilots and crew need shared understanding of passage plan for safe voyage
CMA CGM launches CLIMACTIVE for refrigerated containers
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PINZA
The masthead today (Thursday) shows the Port of Tema, Ghana

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : RUBYRED
Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port set to become leading port in Indian Ocean
Hapag-Lloyd introduces new East Africa Service 2
Construction of the Lagos-Ibadan rail corridor project to start during August
New Angolan customs tariff effective from tomorrow
Saudi Arabia resumes oil exports through Red Sea
DP World signs agreement to boost international trade
The Unifeeder Group becomes part of the DP World Group
Armed forces on high alert for the Caribbean hurricane season
Combined Task Force 152 Conference on Illicit Charcoal Smuggling Funding Terrorism
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC BRANKA & MSC NICOLE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : FREEDOM OF THE SEAS
Luanda port volumes for 2017 take a dip
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari cancels US$195 million Israeli security contract
Kenya oil to start flowing from Turkana from June
Ghana awards 25-year concession for Takoradi port multi-purpose terminal
PIL pulls out of deal to help create Nigeria’s national fleet
Chinese companies commit US$10 billion to Limpopo SEZ
NSRI evacuates seriously injured seafarer from vessel off KZN coast
£850M Sea Ceptor missile system enters service with the Royal Navy
MSC Cruises’ new digital personal assistant to be named Zoe, will launch on MSC Bellisima
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : AMAZON

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MONSERRATE
Damen Shipyards Cape Town to build three navy inshore patrol boats
Djibouti responds to DP World claims over cancellation of container terminal concession
Milestone for Angola’s Benguela Railway as DRC exports ore through Lobito
Abalone worth R2.37 million seized at port of Durban
Nigeria confirms intention to build US$6.7bn standard gauge railway
Botswana and Zimbabwe revive plans to re-develop railway to Mozambique
INT’L-US Navy’s Pacific Partnership mission prepares to enhance disaster response cooperation
Durban Port Operators Acknowledged for Excellence
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CAP CORTES

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s news headlines:

First View : MSC JASMINE
New Chief Executive for Transnet Port Terminals appointed
South Africa to participate in BRICS Summit
Houthi rebels pack boat with explosives, attack Yemen port
Sailors’ Society helps in disaster at sea
Benguela Railway handed over on completion of section
PRESS RELEASES: Rolls-Royce showcases latest MTU propulsion systems
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC AMBITION

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MAKIKI
MSC Alice briefly detained after snagging submarine cable
Dredging clears Grindrod’s Matola terminal for Panamax ships
Drama near St Francis Bay as chokka boat capsizes
Nigeria regains top spot as Africa’s largest oil producer
Vale Mozambique ships first metallurgical coal to Australia
INTERNATIONAL: NATO and EU discuss future cooperation at sea
PRESS RELEASES: Reefer shippers assess risks from ocean carrier consolidations
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MERIDIAN 1

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