Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 May 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Costa Deliziosa

WHARF TALK: Kamsarmax bulk carrier – ODYSSEAS L
Drone attack on diverted MSC Orion in Arabian Sea
Angola confirms intention of linking all three railway corridors
Port State Control Officers: IMO boosting maritime security skills
AD Ports awarded 20-Year concession to operate & upgrade Luanda MPT
AD Ports obtiene una concesión de 20 años para operar y mejorar el MPT de Luanda
WHARF TALK: British Military Sealift vessel – ANVIL POINT
Houthi attacks on Red Sea & GoA ships continue
Beira dredger Macuti returns to Mozambique port
UK MAIB Safety Digest issued
Turkish warship visits Somalia
Port News and Shipping Advisories
UK presents hydrographic award to Nigeria
Nigerian Navy’s second Dearsan OSV launched
Engineers open 10.6-metre deep channel under Baltimore’s collapsed bridge

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 22 July 2023

Africa Ports & Ships maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  Richards Bay Terminals

TNPA gets ready to kick-start deepening of N-berth at East London port’s car terminal
WHARF TALK: MR1 products tanker – HARRIS
IMO and IAPH MoU: Ship-port cooperation
Adani Ports aims at becoming terminal operator at Dar es Salaam
The Black Sea Grain Initiative
TNPA invites bids for container handling facility at Richards Bay port
TNPA invites bids for container handling facility at Richards Bay port
Three Chinese Navy ships to visit Cape Town next week
South Africa & DRC working together over border delays
Kenya’s six-year logging ban lifted- exports can resume
Proactive collaboration among all levels of government & business necessary for success of AfCFTA
Dredging Services: Making a garden for Nelson Mandela
Arsenio Antonio Dominguez Velasco to be the IMO Secretary General
Praise for Durban Container Terminal and port from citrus sector
WHARF TALK: trailing suction hopper dredger – WILLEM VAN ORANJE
Financing confirmed for Djibouti’s Free Trade Zone
Angola’s position as an oil and gas hub consolidated regionally
TRADE NEWS: Vesconite Hilube bearings for dredging companies
The Black Sea Grain Initiative – Russia terminates
BREAKING NEWS: ICTSI selected to manage & operate Durban Container Terminal DCT2
WHARF TALK: of tankers and terminals – ELLIE M II
Mozambique has concerns over South African truck attacks
Hapag-Lloyd’s new fortnightly West Africa Service well underway
Mozambique exports 100,000 tons of eucalyptus to Europe
It wasn’t a good week for SA transport
WHARF TALK: in with one name, out with another – VB RHYNO
Service changes on South Africa-Europe Container Service
Mozambique suspends all offshore marine activity along Beira coast
Admiral of the Fleet Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL remembered
ME news: MSC named the World’s Most Inspiring Liner Service
ME News: CMA CGM named World’s Most Inspiring Sustainable Shipping Initiative
UPDATE: Richards Bay Terminals fully operational again
Richards Bay port at virtual standstill following ‘stop work’ order

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 February 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  WALRUS ACE

Maersk to recruit South African cadets for its global fleet
WHARF TALK: d’Amico Shipping’s MR2 products tanker – HIGH DISCOVERY
Mossel Bay port plans removal of asbestos in buildings
Air cargo 2022 at near pre-pandemic levels: IATA’s Somalia accord
Tanzania’s Port of Mtwara eyes increased container traffic
Agility Report: Key African countries gain ground in 50-country Emerging Markets rankings
WHARF TALK: first reefer of the season – CROWN SAPPHIRE
MSC temporarily suspends rail service between Beira and Zimbabwe
CMA CGM adds new intermodal service to Cabinda Feeder through Pointe Noire
Transnet Port Terminal on the way back, says its steady recovery is continuing
mv Onda: Crew seize ship after Senegal shirks obligations
Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov to call at Cape Town on Sunday
WHARF TALK: ocean going towing tug – ALP GUARD
MSC enhances West Africa feeder service with call at Conakry
South African citrus exports to Russia increase
TRADE NEWS: Mammoet & P&O Logistics transport prefab luxury villas to Red Sea resort
US Coast Guard & international partners investigating Antarctic marine casualties
Maritime Single Window SWiFT Project: Angola port moves ahead
WHARF TALK: Kuwaiti MR2 products tanker – BUBYAN
Brazil scuttles former aircraft carrier SÃO PAULO
Container demand revival as China reopens and rates stabilize – Container xChange
IN CONVERSATION: Seychelles is becoming overwhelmed by marine plastic – we now know where it comes from
Good tidings for Durban Car Terminal as it exceeds financial year end targets
WHARF TALK: Green Dolphin 38 class bulker – VOGE SOPHIE
Transnet issues successful US$ 1 billion bond at a coupon of 8.25%
Durban port tug availability improves
PIANC Mediterranean Days
TRADE NEWS: Total propulsion control makeover of Silja Europa
UKHO: Withdrawal of Standard Nautical Charts and Thematic Charts Extended beyond 2026
Algeria to become the next member of BRICS?

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28 November 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  PALMGRACHT

Cruising resumes in Namibia and South Africa
Danish Naval forces on HDMS Esbern Snare kill four Gulf of Guinea pirates
WHARF TALK: container ship with a story – MAERSK LUZ
Mozambique Beira-Malawi railway to reopen in first half of next year
SAA & Kenya Airways jointly plan a Pan African airline by 2023
WHARF TALK: Heavylift visitor – FRIEDA
Greenpeace slams Cameroon’s proposed 15% increase in raw timber export duty
HMS Queen Elizabeth cross-decks with the Italian Navy
Shipping companies unprecedented profits continue
Keta port Phase 1 will cost $600 million – Ghana Ports Authority
Algoa Bay oil spill: birds found contaminated
Navigating the challenges of the Suez Canal
WHARF TALK: seismic survey vessel arrives – AMAZON WARRIOR
IN CONVERSATION: How South Africa can get communities involved in conserving coastal and marine areas
ISWAN Annual Review 2020-21
Nigerian Navy’s landing ship launched at Damen Shipyards, Sharjah
DFFE says it notes concerns over Shell’s East Coast seismic surveys
Cameroon cuts customs duty to cover freight rate increases
WHARF TALK: Second seismic support ship arrives – OCEAN FORTUNE
IN CONVERSATION: African marine rules favour big industry, leaving small-scale fishers in the lurch
TRADE NEWS: World’s first inline Active Heave Compensator successfully tested
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for October 2021
WHARF TALK: Seismic support ship – ASTRA G
News from the coast: Bunker spill, Skandi Africa, dredger Macuti, MSC Trieste, NS Qingdao, Marvin Star, Algoa
The Grains Trade Convention: Addition of pulses and their products in the definition of grains
FLNG Coral South (Sul) launched and ready to work off Mozambique
Sea-based sources of marine litter: New report by GESAMP
Maersk issues first green bond to fund first green methanol vessels
Call by Nigeria’s Dangote Group for ports in Africa to be reformed

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 November 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  PORTO GERMENO

Oil spill in Algoa Bay – latest
WHARF TALK: sharing the drydock – ENSELENI & STEVIA
Trawler raised from the waters of Beira harbour has surprising background
IATF: Multilateral financiers discuss trade initiatives after Covid-19
UNCTAD Flagship Report: Review of Maritime Transport 2021
BREAKING NEWS: OIL SPILL IN ALGOA BAY
Transnet tenders go digital
WHARF TALK: tug and pontoon arrive – SEA ALPHA
From WTO The World Trade Report 2021: Economic resilience and trade
Ghanaian OSV Flat Confidence contraced by Tullow Oil for support in Jubilee and TEN fields
WHARF TALK: Neo-Panamax tanker – HAFNIA SHANGHAI
Marine Masters refloat Beira fishing vessel in upside down position
Lord Mayor’s Banquet: Guildhall
Bambo-1 well drilling commences offshore The Gambia
CMA CGM introduces $1000-dollar overweight surcharge on Nigerian containers from China
Durban Cruise Terminal to set the 2021 cruising scene
Grindrod returning to partnership with Maersk in coastal and regional logistics
Port of Felixstowe makes major decarbonisation investment
IN CONVERSATION: Climate finance for a transition away from coal: a chance to change history in South Africa
2021 Remembrance Day in Whitehall and with the Fleet
News from the coast: MSC Trieste in difficulty off Cape South Coast – SA Amandla in attendance
WHARF TALK: scrubber included tanker – SEA TIGER
Film Launch: At IMO a global network for energy efficient shipping: Emphasis on Africa
New SA Navy ships taking shape
Boskalis trading update
‘Extraordinary’ strong financial results from Hapag-Lloyd

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : DA XIANG
Union dispute blockades the Durban container terminals
New Port Elizabeth vessel repair hub boosts local economy
Tanzania’s port of Tanga to be expanded
South Africa participates in AGOA Forum
Beira port concession extended by further 15 years
Mozambique Rovuma Venture submits development plan for Rovuma LNG Project
Terrorist attacks resume in northern Mozambique
World’s largest port joins International Ports & Harbours Association (IAPH)
CMA CGM receives regulatory approvals for its investment in CEVA
Comprehensive programme for Africa Oil Week 2018
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MAERSK LIFTER

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Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : Simon’s Town Naval Dockyard
China’s CNOOC takes possession of West African block
News in general from the ships and ports around the coast
West African port security
Norwegian Joy heads out for China – Video
Air crash passengers who died were from Cornelder Port of Beira
World’s largest container ship, MOL Triumph, is first of six sisterships
MARAD advisory warns of Yemen risks to US-flag ships
PRESS RELEASES: Maritime Industry Conference will explore sector opportunities
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : APL AUSTRIA

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Thursday/Friday’s Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s Maritime News

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•First View : CALEDONIAN SKY
•Tema port contractors call on Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo
•Stolen wheat recovered by police from Beira train
•Damaged dredger Macuti reaches Durban for permanent repairs
•Namibian Port Authority head Bisey Uirab visits Ghana Ports
•Maputo ferry Bagamoyo breaks down again
•African Union meets to decide trade tariffs and services
•Video Clip – Creating space for container giants
•Over half a million Mozambicans affected by Cyclone Dineo
•PRESS RELEASES
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pics of the Day : BREEDE

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