Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News – 3 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News – 3 November 2018

Here are the News Headlines (check back for updates):

First View : RICHARDS BAY SMALL CRAFT BASIN
Vale forecasts dramatic reduction in 2018 Mozambique 2018 coal production
Record low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea
Fourth new cruise ship for Virgin Voyages
International: London Thamesport’s short sea role strengthened by Containerships
The greatest maritime rescue in history-OCEANOS
Master Mariners recognition for South Africa’s top salvage master Capt Nick Sloane
Maersk launches instant container bookings
Port Elizabeth reopened to shipping following crane collapse     
Bulk sector prospects positive but challenges ahead – Abto
At Last: Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock gets green light of approval
Ghana’s Ministry of Transport looking for investors in Tema Shipyard
Suspension for another top Transnet official 
Mozambique Economy is “more stable, but with reduced capacity for growth” – World Bank
New date set for opening of Maputo-Catembe Bridge
CMA CGM updates its WAX 3 and Midas 1 services to West Africa
Pirate whaler seized and destroyed off Somalia by EU NAVFOR 
Nigerian pirates strike again, 11 crew taken hostage from Pomerenia Sky 
The Port of Durban closed due to strong winds and swell – UPDATED port reopened to selected movements. 
Tanzania & Rwanda seek to fast-track SGR railway from Dar es Salaam
Float out of Australian icebreaker Nuyina aided by Unique Group
New performance record for Port of Mombasa   
EU NAVFOR programme of helping Somali fishermen continues
Trinity House commemorates the end of the First World War
Bidvest/Petredec Tank Terminals’ LPG storage facility launched in Richards Bay
20th Intermodal Africa Exhibition & Conference is in Accra next month
Agri-tech can turn African Savannah into global food basket
Captain Rufus Lekala’s return from suspension
NSRI called to evacuate patient off ship outside Durban
Another first for LBH Southern Africa and Port of Ngqura
Winds close Durban’s Maydon Wharf channel to shipping
Angola’s port of Namibe faces second phase of modernisation works
Damen to hold its first fishing seminar in Cape Town
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GREEN KARMOY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : THORCO BASILISK
Serious fire blazes on 15,226-TEU container ship, Maersk Honam
Force Majeure declared at Richards Bay Dry Bulk Terminal berth 801
Djibouti signs new big deal with PIL
Collaboration agreement between port of Antwerp and Douala
Indonesia extends South Africa’s exports of horticultural products
After 34 years DRC minerals resume railing to Angola’s Lobito port
Cornelder Mozambique’s concession to manage Beira port extended for another 10 years
HM The Queen marks IMO Anniversary
Vard secures orders for two expedition cruise ships for Ponant
HMAS Warramunga intercepts another seven tons of drugs in Arabian Sea
ICTSI volume reaches 9.2 million TEUs, revenues hit US$1.244 billion
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SILVER AMANDA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BOKALIFT 1
Durban under threat from rival African ports but competition will benefit shippers
Congestion and delays at Port of Cape Town
New equipment helps upgrade Tema dry dock
SA Agulhas returning from Antarctica
Anadarko’s Rovuma Basin natural gas project still under evaluation
Belt and Road Initiative to promote Southeast Asian economy
Woman missing overboard from Carnival Cruise ship, another dies from fall off balcony
PRESS RELEASE-Liberia opens state-of-the-art maritime training institute
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : NAVIGATOR CERES

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

These are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MORNING CATHERINE
Effects of massive Petya cyber-attack still being assessed
TPT commissions mobile cranes at Richards Bay
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Group (Marriott) goes to sea
South Africa’s New Maritime Policy & Ports Development
TPT’s Pendoring Inland Terminal exceeding expectations
Road haulage woes – thinking out of the box is required
HMS Queen Elizabeth goes on sea trials
PRESS RELEASES: McKinsey’s latest report on Africa-China challenges previous beliefs
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH

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