Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 22 March 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15 March 2021

Here are the latest News Headlines:


Red-letter day as Cape Acacia is registered in South Africa
REFLECTIONS: Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha’s supply ship
MSC Cruises takes delivery of latest ship, MSC Virtuosa
Scrubber supplier Yara Marine reaches all-time high
USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) commissioned:
Ready for service in the Persian Gulf /Arabian Sea
Hapag-Lloyd acquires Africa specialist NileDutch
Seychelles planning to reopen Cruise Ship Season in August
The battle against live export is far from over – NSPCA
REFLECTIONS: Offshore Vessel Prantik Sarwar
Global Britain in a competitive age:
The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy
IN CONVERSATION: Ancient leaves preserved under a mile of Greenland’s ice hold lessons about climate change
REFLECTIONS: Diamond Land sails with unusual cargo for New Orleans
WHARF TALK: Cape Town Ships today
PIRACY: Ransom of $300,000 to secure release of crew
Train accident in Zimbabwe disrupts traffic on important Harare – Beira line
Regional crew change and repatriation : IMO Pacific hub ports concept
Transnet fast-tracks alternative plans for the Ngqura Liquid Bulk Terminal
Hapag-Lloyd reveals new Asia – East Africa service
WHARF TALK: Ships seen or reported at the Cape: Cronus Z and Adelie
VARD delivers second Expedition Cruise Vessel to Coral Expeditions
TRADE NEWS: ABB technology to support US ferry’s move to hybrid-electric ops
Sitarail modernises its railway workshops
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for February 2021 are now available here
WHARF TALK: Port of Mombasa hurt by COVID restrictions
WHARF TALK: Steady year for the Nigerian ports
WHARF TALK: Cameroon trawler fleet in Cape Town
PIRACY: Ship boarded south of Lagos
MSC Lirica fire
PIRACY: Tanker Davide B boarded, 15 crew kidnapped

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