Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 30 September 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Liebherr STS cranes

WHARF TALK: LR1 Panamax tanker HAFNIA PRESTIGE
SAECS vessel MOL Proficiency latest delay update
Xeneta Rates report: The slide begins, rates fall for first time since January
TRADE NEWS: Unique Ship-to-Shore Power System Helps Accelerate Decarbonisation Efforts in Maritime Sector
Liberia Maritime Authority (LiMA) commits to Greener Shipping
WMD News: South Africa’s lighthouses go green
CASE STUDY: Port of Tema MPS Terminal 3 – Benefits of Berthing Window
WHARF TALK:  neo panamax container ship   MSC DOMITILLE
Nigeria commits to achieving greener shipping for sustainable development
Aviation: Working conditions worsening
Cornelder undertakes upgrades at the port of Beira
Ten million TEU moves in nine years for DP World’s London Gateway
Transport minister says government working with Transnet to restore rail
WHARF TALK: tug and supply vessel NOMASA
Access roads to Cameroon’s Port of Kribi and adjacent industrial site to be upgraded
World Maritime Day highlights 2 million seafarers on world’s merchant fleet
Demand for cruise holidays surpasses 2019 levels
Preparations for building a new Tanzanian port at Bagamoyo underway, says TPA
WHARF TALK: COSCO LR1 Panamax tanker QI LIN ZUO
IN CONVERSATION: Nigeria is producing less and less oil. Here’s why
East African shippers concerned about Suez Canal transit fee increases
Air Freight: MSC to Develop Air Cargo Solution
Shipping industry needed to brave the rough seas of economic crises – UNCTAD Sec-General
WHARF TALK: specialist heavy load vessel ZHEN HUA 35
SAECS vessel MOL Proficiency unable to continue northward voyage, remains  in Tangiers with mechanical issues
As global economic crises pile up, Ghanaian leader says it is time for urgent attention
IN CONVERSATION: South Africa is surrounded by sea but doesn’t have a plan to protect it: three steps to get one
42nd Chinese Navy task force heads for patrol duty in Gulf of Aden

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14 November 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  HOLE IN THE WALL

Namport readies itself to become a Green Hydrogen export hub for Europe and the world
WHARF TALK: Another KOTC tanker calls at Cape Town – BURGAN
Aviation commits to net-zero by 2050
IMO supporting digital clearance in Pacific ports
Bulk carrier NS QINGDAO escorted from Durban to St Helena Bay because of toxic fumes
COP 26 latest: UN Global Compact – Shipping industry confirms formation of ‘people-centred’ Task Force
New IMO programme for West Africa maritime security
Mounting pressure on government for intervention at the ports
IN CONVERSATION: COP26: Two worlds talked past each other – or never even met
Durban Harbour becomes a septic pond as sewers overflow
Saldanha Iron Ore terminal renews its operating licence
WHARF TALK: feeder container vessel – MSC MILA 3
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya’s mega-railway project leaves society more unequal than before
SAMSA issues new bunkering and ship-to-ship codes of practice for comment
Remove slime from ships to cut emissions: COP 26 presentation
ITF just transition plan: New employer-union climate alliance
WHARF TALK: what’s in a name? – HIGH SEAS
Nigerian Navy orders two OPVs from Turkey’s Dearsan Shipyard
Spot rate relief continues for customers in November
Two giant new ship unloaders arrive for TPT’s Durban Agribulk Terminal
WHARF TALK: NO WIZARD THIS – MERLIN III
Ships using Suez Canal face 6% tariff hike in 2022
WHARF TALK: Second pipelayer calls in Durban – SKANDI AFRICA
UK Defence Secretary in Oman: Working with Oman and Gulf partners
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) upgrades Lagos Apapa Control Tower
Port Louis Cruise Terminal making progress
Lagos moves to introduce waterways safety code

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 3 October 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   STAVANGER PIONEER

Port of Mossel Bay: Celebrating over 500 years of Maritime Heritage
WHARF TALK: For a change, a Handysize tanker – MTM AMSTERDAM
IN CONVERSATION: How illegal fishing off Cameroon’s coast worsens maritime security
WHARF TALK: Research vessel – PELAGIA
Xeneta container rates alert: long-term ocean freight rates now up over 90% year-on-year
AVIATION: SAA reactivate partnership with Emirates and MoU with Kenya Airways
Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal on planned maintenance shutdown
Kalmar to supply Mombasa port with reachstackers and forklift trucks
TFR door not yet slammed shut to coal line extension to Botswana
China introduces loadshedding – its way
How to cushion consumers from high maritime freight rates
Nigeria Ports Authority boss says Nigeria is poised to become West Africa’s maritime hub
Maersk sells its container factory business to CIMC
WHARF TALK: Another cargo of palm oil – BOW SAGA
Protests close Port Sudan seaport and the city’s airport  UPDATE
TPT introduces truck booking system at Cape Town port terminals
Inchcape briefing: A wide range of MSI services
WHARF TALK: tanker with a sticky cargo – MAERSK BRIGIT
DSV opens Africa’s largest integrated logistics centre
Protests close Port Sudan seaport and the city’s airport
Seafarer access to medical care now a matter of life and death
New senior appointments by TNPA
WHARF TALK: Cape Town visit for USS HERSHEL ‘WOODY’ WILLIAMS
Extra large first heavylift for Mammoet’s terminal crane at Lagos
Ever Act, world’s biggest, now on her way into service
WHARF TALK: tale of tanker in a predicament – ENERGY CENTAUR
Synergy Group takes over Maersk tankers’ technical management business
French warship seizes over $5 million haul of illicit drugs
Second cyber attack in a year for CMA CGM
Leverage trade to build sustainable food systems – WTO D-G

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 16 May 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page:  BBC PLATA

WHARF TALK: COOL EAGLE – largest reefer ship to be built
StormGeo to be acquired by Alfa Laval
Sudan halts development of a Russian naval base at Port Sudan
Social Interaction Matters (SIM): Dealing with demographics
Ocean Network Express (ONE) expands its refrigerated container fleet
TPT ready to launch newer version of Navis SPARCS N4 3.7 operating system operating system
WHARF TALK: MELTEMI – upside to a downside
Mercy Ships new hospital ship Global Mercy completes sea trials
TPT’s Durban Container Terminal receives a further batch of straddle carriers
IMO’s Kitack Lim urges fair vaccine distribution for seafarers
Djibouti achieves top ranked container port in Africa
WHARF TALK:  PROUD UNITY – Ultramax bulker in port
Rising Rollover Rates Show Worsening Maritime Supply Chain Delays
MLC 2006 Interagency task force called for
IN CONVERSATION: Moving US Africa Command to Africa will not solve the continent’s security issues
Helicopter called into duty to evacuate injured seafarer from ship off Cape Point
DP World ready to commence construction and development of a deepwater port at DRC’s Banana
WHARF TALK:  BBC PEARL – equipment for Debmar’s diamond recovery vessel
We are only safe when everyone is safe: aviation unions join call for TRIPS Waiver to fight Covid
TRADE NEWS: Voith to present technology for remote-controlled tugboats at National Maritime Conference in Rostock
In Europe the strategic role of ports is respected
Another South African port-connected ship caught up in the Covid-19 crisis
WHARF TALK: SILVERFJORD – taking a rather special cargo
WHARF TALK: Durban Port Bulletin News
WHARF TALK: Durban Volume and Vessel Call Performance
Angolan Port of Luanda has slight decrease in volume throughput
Cargo containment system for large liquefied hydrogen carrier
TPT in innovative development of logistics App for industry
Santa Rosa phase-out on South Africa-Northern Europe service

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