Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: OPTIMANA
French shipping line announces GRR from Asia to East, South, West Africa & Indian Ocean
The supply and use of 0.50%-sulphur marine fuel
Durban Maritime Museum tug JR More joins minesweeper SAS Durban at ship repair yard
CMA CGM decides not to use the Northern Arctic route
Grindrod six-months interim results reflect refocus on trade corridors
Call for SA to increase support for Indian Ocean rim countries’ port State controls
TNPA Cape Town hosts IALA Aids for Navigating Training Course
NSRI reports on evacuating a patient off a ship in Table Bay
Australia to join US-led Persian Gulf naval patrols
President calls for robust partnerships to grow economy
MSC Cruise’s continued investment in Africa’s tourist industry
MSC Cruises adds second ship to South Africa’s 2020/2021 cruise season
Under-performing Tazara highlighted at SADC summit, but potential stressed
SAS Drakensberg in second mercy voyage to cyclone-hit Beira
Photo Story: SAS Durban heads for the floating dock and much-needed ship repair
Veecraft expands into new bigger shipbuilding premises in Cape Town
Export containers transferred to new Walvis Bay container terminal
First for Port of Cape Town with appointment of female Marine Technical Officer
Peak Season Surcharges on Nigerian CMA CGM shipments
Photo Story: USN replenishment at sea
Tanger Med expansion makes it biggest capacity container terminal in Africa
The continuing saga of the VLCC Grace 1 …..
South African Port Statistics for July 2019 are now available
Second ship attacked of Douala, nine crew missing
CMA CGM announces 1 September rates increases Asia to East and South Africa
Crew abandon ship after fire engulfs tanker Sea Voyager in Lagos anchorage
CMA CGM announces 1 September rates increases Asia to West Africa
MSC AINO named in Durban Harbour: exciting SA job creation venture announced
Long-distance airborne medivac mission for seafarer on West Coast
Ghana will be ready for IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap regulations
Nigeria’s Calabar coast under threat from piracy, robbery & kidnapping
Pirates abduct eight crew from mv MarMalaita outside Douala

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 11 February 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View 1: VASILIY GOLOVNIN
First View 2: PROMETHEUS
Cyclone warning updates on Funani 12S and Gelena 13S
News from the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
Brexit — In the event of a no deal. British International Freight Association speaks out
Cape Town’s Sturrock dry dock caisson repaired ahead of replacing it with a new gate
Namport CEO Bisey /Uirab to retire after 10 years at the helm
President Ramaphosa lauds Total’s discovery of gas condensate
South African Government welcomes Total gas discovery
Game changer as Total makes ‘world class’ gas & oil discovery off Mossel Bay
Nigerian pirates strike again, seizing landing craft Laetitia and kidnapping three of the crew
The price of terror, as cruise ship Nautica diverts away from Mombasa
US offers to help counter terror attacks in northern Mozambique
MoU signed for additional development of Jeddah Islamic Port
Combined Armed Forces seize another 3 tonnes of narcotics in Arabian Sea
South African government says SA is playing its part in curbing maritime crime
Cyclone warning for Indian Ocean as two storms threaten
Meridian Port Services takes delivery of second batch of RTG & STS cranes for Tema port
The Workboat Code. Edition 2
Vesconite appoints four additional engineers to boost technical advice
The earth’s Northern Magentic Pole is moving away from Canada’s arctic towards Siberia
African road safety leadership program kicks off in Abidjan
Transnet cracks down with intent to suspend another eight senior executives
Cameroon’s Port of Douala–Bonabéri has record cargo and ship throughput
Nigerian Shippers Council begins registration of port service providers
DP World Puntland manager shot dead inside Bosaso port
Transaid’s Land’s End to John O’Groats Cycle Challenge announced
Maputo reaches record cargo throughput figures in 2018
Nigerian pirates release seven Russian seafarers kidnapped from MSC Mandy
Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS) names its new patrol boat Ovia
Cutty Sark celebrates her 150th anniversary with a year of celebration
Mantashe says oil and gas exploration off Cape South Coast expected to boost economy
Maersk announces a cut-back on cadets from South Africa and the UK
Some news you may have missed last week…
Jihadist attacks force dusk to dawn curfew in northern Mozambique port town
Massachusetts Maritime Academy cadets visit Port of Durban
Registration begins of all Ugandan boats on Lake Victoria
Angola’s state timber warehouses generate revenue, but at what expense?
Offshore patrol vessel (OPV) SAS Makhanda takes up fishery patrol

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : AFRICAN WEAVER
Djibouti intends nationalising the Doraleh Container Terminal
OOCL introduces Asia-East Africa services this month
Fears that commissioning of Kribi port may lead to over-logging in Congo basin
Focus on Namibia as Cormorant Well spuds
Port Elizabeth harbour opens to be part of Nelson Mandela Urban Fun Run
New Kleven-built R2 billion diamond mining ship for Debmarine
Destroyer USS Jason Dunham seizes 2,521 AK-47 rifles in Gulf of Aden
Launch of campaign to tackle offshore fatigue
AAPA gathering remembers 9/11 victims
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : STENA IMPERATIVE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : TOKOMARU BAY
Four operators shortlisted for Douala Container Terminal
Bold interventions for Seafarers’ wellbeing
LR supports Mozambique FLNG Project
Ghana’s single window saves US$500m in two years
Kenya SGR to increase number of daily trains from Mombasa port
Sequel to story about whale carcass towed into Hout Bay
ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency
SA Navy to take part in Exercise Atlasur off SA coast
Greek shipowners set to verify their ballast water treatment systems with onboard test kit
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC REGULUS

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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 : SCHLIEMI RICKMERS
SAMSA warns that South Africa badly equipped to manage weather induced disasters at sea
CMA CGM upgradeS EURAF 4, SAMWAF & ASAF services to Africa
RMS St Helena on her final voyage from the island
Cameroon calls for EoI to monitor Kribi port construction
Search for oil in Mozambique’s Angoche Basin continues despite Statoil withdrawal
Walvis Bay takes delivery of four ship-to-shore cranes for new container terminal
Evergreen confirms details of order for 20 container ships
2017 was good, but 2018 will be great, says Optimarin
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : DONINGTON

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : UACC IBN AL ATHEER
AGOA: Always a poisoned chalice from the US?
Uganda SGR railway to go ahead
SA’s Tongaat Hulett to build sugar refinery in Mozambique
SAMSA invests in skills development at Port St Johns
Cameroon’s Kribi Port concession signed
HMS Albion rededicated by Royal Appointment
International News: Is PIL the next target for absorption
PRESS RELEASES: SA’s potential to become international gas hub
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : UNION TAYLOR

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