Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 June 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: HORIZON
Tunisia joins the International Transport Forum (ITF)
Durban Port Welfare Committee established
The PIANC Yearbook 2018 is now available
New Inhaca Island ferry enters service at Maputo
Port of Durban cruise prospects promising
Mossel Bay girls explore the port
Eni acquires rights in three new exploration licenses in Mozambique
Ghanaian Navy to be host to over 10 Chiefs of Navies & 250 international guests
Third wind turbine installation vessel for Jan de Nul
Update on Satawu strike by TNPA marine personnel
South Africa’s marine protection increases
Milestone achieved as 2000th tanker visits Mossel Bay SPM
Durban port remains contaminated, fishing & diving ban continues
SATAWU says it intends shutting down all SA ports with a strike this Thursday
Tragedy in the DRC as passenger ferry sinks on Lake Mai-Ndombe
Milestone for stakeholders as Kenya Revenue Authority signs transshipment SOPs
SAMSA allys fears of South Africa being delisted from IMO White List
Rehab of Durban Dry Dock inner caisson underway, reports TNPA
Almarin joins the First World Marine Aids to Navigation Day
Iranian Navy sends 62nd Naval flotilla to the Gulf of Aden
Port of Mossel Bay Security Dept stages compliance security training
US Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from Africa
Ban on commerical diving and fishing in Durban harbour still in place
Profile: First female open pilot licence holder thrives at Port of Cape Town
Marine pilotage service for Port of Cape Town
‘Jumbo’ export for Walvis Bay as six elephants ship out
Gibdock converts ferry to run on LNG fuel
Port Elizabeth bid to host 2021-22 Ocean Race Edition
Port of PE becomes first SA port to achieve ISO 45001 certification
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
New Damen crew boat for Angolan diving services company Octomar
EU-Polarnet White Papers released

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 19 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are this week’s News Headlines:

First View 1: BOCHEM OSLO
First View 2: NIJINSKY

More acts of piracy reported from Gulf of Guinea
Debmarine Namibia contracts Damen to build seventh diamond recovery vessel
President Nyusi has concern that armed violence in north of Mozambique could spread
APM Terminals Inland Services to be integrated into Maersk Logistics
South African port statistics for the month of April 2019 are now available
Report published on industry-level response to marine plastic pollution
Update on sewage discharge into Durban Harbour
Durban Container Terminals blockaded by angry truckers
Four RORO vehicle carrier ships lined up for Port of Walvis Bay during May
Naval Dome CEO warns of escalation of attacks on four tankers off Fujairah
Durban Car Terminal sets record of half a million vehicles handled
U.S. Postal Service honours battleship USS Missouri with a Forever Stamp
Port Maputo takes delivery of two new mobile harbour cranes
Port Sudan’s workers strike to be lifted
Passenger boat sinks crossing the Zambezi, 17 confirmed dead
Floatplanes collide in midair, cruise ship passengers killed
COSCO has its eys on acquiring PIL — WSJ report
Beira fuel terminal set to reopen later this month
Video of cargo ship burning in Sharjah’s Port Khalid
Agility Africa Logistics Warehouses expands in Mozambique
Expansion of Egyptian fruit and vegetable firm Farm Fresh
Saudi Arabia claims two of its tankers off Fujairah were sabotage targets
Drama as crew rescued from burning fishing vessel 1100 km off Durban
NSRI alert as Madagascar-bound catamaran starts taking on water
US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln transits Suez Canal
Indonesia takes action and sinks 51 illegal fishing boats
Haifa docks biggest ship — video
Walvis Bay Corridor Group expresses confidence in Namibia as logistics hub
TNPA bans all diving and fishing in Durban Harbour due to sewage
Knud E Hansen designs new LNG-powered RoRo vessels for Wallenius-SOL
New Ugandan Lake Victoria ferry nears completion at Jinja
Konecranes to equip Tema Terminal 3 with 11 lift trucks
African businesses urged to ‘dive into’ the Blue Economy
Port Focus: Hutchison Ports BEST* terminal increases its capacity

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 13 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

BREAKING NEWS: TNPA bans all diving and fishing in Durban Harbour due to sewage
Knud E Hansen designs new LNG-powered RoRo vessels for Wallenius-SOL
New Ugandan Lake Victoria ferry nears completion at Jinja
Konecranes to equip Tema Terminal 3 with 11 lift trucks
African businesses urged to ‘dive into’ the Blue Economy
Port Focus: Hutchison Ports BEST* terminal increases its capacity
Blueye Robotics & Inchcape to partner using drones for underwater inspection services
Railway between Port of Beira and Zimbabwe undergoes reconstruction
ExxonMobil provides $100,000 in cyclone Kenneth relief aid
Oil tanker Apecus crew remain hostage as owners negotiate with pirates
Heavylift semi-submersible BLUE MARLIN highjacked by West African pirates
African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) set to enter into force on 30 May 2019
Hapag-Lloyd talks about growth plans in Ghana
New sensors protect vulnerable Malawians against deadly lightning
South Africa-South Sudan sign oil exploration and production sharing agreement
No Chinese loan to further develop Kenya’s SGR to Kisumu
50 years of Royal Navy nuclear service: New submarine is named
SAMSA concern over possible IMO STCW ‘White List’ delisting of South Africa
Boost for Mombasa port as SGR & port modernisation yields results
CMA CGM boosts cashew nut run between Africa and Vietnam
Good start of the year for Port of Nacala
Ecowas Regional Transport Integration Project gets underway
Tau Morwe steps down after six months as acting head of Transnet

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : DAR MLODZIEZY
Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama and two other officials served with suspension notices
Cape Town plays host to famous Polish tall ship
Vale Mocambique’s debt reaches almost US$8 billion
Lagos’ Apapa-Wharf Road for completion in September, according to NPA
Dti endorses recommendation to increase sugar import duties
Mozambique enforces compulsory weighing of containers
MOL looks at autnomous berthing of ships
Migration of reefer traffic to containers intensifies–Drewry
Crew abandon VLCC after explosion off coast of Oman
Nor-Shipping 2019 devotes entire hall to focus on Blue Economy
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : STAR CANOPUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : SEASPAN LINGUE
ONE expects to boost business in Africa through competitive customer service
Foreign seafarers in medical rescue mission to East London
HMAS Warramunga scores again… and again… and again
President Ramaphosa invited to G7 Summit for oceans protection
SAMSA recognizes World Oceans Day with Durban Open Day
Bunker supplier Aegean Petroleum shares crash after US$200 million write-off report
Historic Mozambique Island to rebuild sea wall
Long Beach named best green seaport worldwide
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : THOR MAXIMUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : FLEUR DU CAP
Tanzania/Zambia sign deal to run trains to Dar es Salaam
Marine tourism plan to grow economy
Walvis Bay handles first ammonium nitrate shipment
Approval for Second Indian Ocean Expedition for 2017-2020
New offshore patrol vessel handed over to Kenya
Suez Canal Authority offers big discounts for container ships
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : COSCO TENGFEI

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC MARS
SA Port Statistics for the month of May are now available
Mozambique proposes building 3,800km North-South railroad
New organisational structure for Hapag-Lloyd
SA government says oceans working for the country’s economy
Oceans open new wave of employment opportunities for South Africa
Transnet issues statement on locomotive acquisition programme
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CAPE MARIN

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : SAVE RIVER and SASDOCK
Kenya ready to introduce first SGR rail service
SA’s oceans attract R7.3 billion in investments – Radebe
Failed pirate attack on bulker in Gulf of Aden
Kenya Fisheries offshore patrol vessel launched
Crystal Serenity returns to the top of the world
Dramatic tanker fire in Sharjah’s Al Hamriyah port
PRESS RELEASES: SEA-Mate® Lubricant Blending-On-Board System
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GRAND VEGA

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Tuesday’s Maritime News

Tuesday’s Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

First View : MAYDON WHARF
Indian Ocean could be key driver of economies
Stronger Rand could strengthen South African imports from Asia – Drewry
‘K’ Line to be prosecuted for colluding on Toyota vehicle tender
Cyclone Enowa bears down on Madagascar
Nigerian pirates release BBC Caribbean crew from captivity
International: Port of Cork’s deepwater capabilities
PRESS RELEASES: Royal IHC to build world’s largest CSD
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC ALGECIRAS

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