Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 29 May 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  BRONAGH J  &  ALPHA FALCAO

Algoa Oil Spill Update – Umnenga II and Lefkas
Nigeria continues dredging of Escravos channel to improve access to Eastern Ports
IN CONVERSATION: Pan-African integration has made progress but needs a change of mindset
ISRAR fishing fleet blacklisted in Indian Ocean to safeguard tuna
Clean-up of Algoa Bay oil spill involving Umnenga II and Lefkas, continues
WHARF TALK: Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) vessel NOR GOLIATH
Abuja MoU: Harmonising Port State Control and Flag State implementation
Zimbabwe citrus sector turns towards China for new exports
IN CONVERSATION: Environmental groups launch legal review of go-ahead for Phinda gas-to-power plant in Richards Bay
Another bunkering oil spill in Algoa Bay
WHARF TALK: A bitumen tanker named BISKRA
NPA warns that Nigerian port concessions may be revoked unless….
IN CONVERSATION: Rising sea levels are driving faster erosion along Senegal’s coast
MAIB Report: Fumigant poisoning, mv Thorco Angela
Port of Douala Fruit Terminal upgraded
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for April 2022
WHARF TALK: Japanese-built MR2 product tanker – CALANDRIA
IMO Madagascar Port Security Workshop
WHARF TALK: Maritime News in Brief
Kenya: Developing a National Maritime Security Risk Register – IMO support
DR Congo shipping line opens offices at Dar es Salaam & Mombasa
WHARF TALK: THREE CONFEDERATE RAIDERS AT THE CAPE IN 1863
CGA calls for urgent update on interventions at the ports
ICS and Suez accord
Malawi grants licence to African Railway Company to import fuels from the port of Nacala
Bashir Jamoh hopes to remain with NIMASA as Director-General
Good news for the South African citrus industry: EC withdraws Cold Treatment requirement
Shipping costs costing E Cape citrus industry dearly
Air cargo: Air France-KLM and CMA CGM accord

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 3 October 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   STAVANGER PIONEER

Port of Mossel Bay: Celebrating over 500 years of Maritime Heritage
WHARF TALK: For a change, a Handysize tanker – MTM AMSTERDAM
IN CONVERSATION: How illegal fishing off Cameroon’s coast worsens maritime security
WHARF TALK: Research vessel – PELAGIA
Xeneta container rates alert: long-term ocean freight rates now up over 90% year-on-year
AVIATION: SAA reactivate partnership with Emirates and MoU with Kenya Airways
Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal on planned maintenance shutdown
Kalmar to supply Mombasa port with reachstackers and forklift trucks
TFR door not yet slammed shut to coal line extension to Botswana
China introduces loadshedding – its way
How to cushion consumers from high maritime freight rates
Nigeria Ports Authority boss says Nigeria is poised to become West Africa’s maritime hub
Maersk sells its container factory business to CIMC
WHARF TALK: Another cargo of palm oil – BOW SAGA
Protests close Port Sudan seaport and the city’s airport  UPDATE
TPT introduces truck booking system at Cape Town port terminals
Inchcape briefing: A wide range of MSI services
WHARF TALK: tanker with a sticky cargo – MAERSK BRIGIT
DSV opens Africa’s largest integrated logistics centre
Protests close Port Sudan seaport and the city’s airport
Seafarer access to medical care now a matter of life and death
New senior appointments by TNPA
WHARF TALK: Cape Town visit for USS HERSHEL ‘WOODY’ WILLIAMS
Extra large first heavylift for Mammoet’s terminal crane at Lagos
Ever Act, world’s biggest, now on her way into service
WHARF TALK: tale of tanker in a predicament – ENERGY CENTAUR
Synergy Group takes over Maersk tankers’ technical management business
French warship seizes over $5 million haul of illicit drugs
Second cyber attack in a year for CMA CGM
Leverage trade to build sustainable food systems – WTO D-G

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 September 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   ORIENTAL APOERA

Berbera port ready to compete with Djibouti but what effect will the Ethiopian war have?
WHARF TALK: Is she, or isnt she? – SAE IN LEADER
Grindrod Shipping announces closing of IVS Bulk Acquisition; IVS Pinehurst charter extension & share repurchases
NIMASA D-G says decline in piracy could end War Risk Insurance in Gulf of Guinea
Fishermen threaten Onne seaport operations over insecurity in Bonny waterways
Protests close Libyan ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf
Transnet and SIU granted a Preservation Order against CRRC E-Loco Supply
Nautical Institute Anniversary Webinar today, Friday and Saturday
WHARF TALK: a ship from another age – TOKACHI FROST
Whereabouts of Cape Town pilot launch
Namport looks to the future via education
East Africa: Truckers resume transporting cargo into South Sudan
CMA CGM resumes Reunion call with MIDAS 2 service
Nautical Institute Anniversary Webinar this week
Cheryl Carolus appointed as chairperson-designate of the Grindrod Limited board
WHARF TALK: chemical parcel tanker – BOCHEM OSLO
Durban’s Prince Edward Graving dock fire system upgraded
Italian frigate Antonio Marceglia heads out to West Africa on piracy patrol
DP World banks on Northern Sea Route vision: cooperates with FESCO at Vladivostok
PIRACY: Seafarer reported abducted from vessel off Libreville
Ghana bringing new maritime bill to jail convicted pirates
Aviation: SAA set for take-off
Government announces Timeframes for Fishing Rights Allocation Process
Hidden debts trial: Mozambique’s own corruption trial
Tanzanian port upgrades paying off
WHARF TALK: Maiden voyage for harbour tug BIO GUERRA
Australian-first Covid vaccinations for international seafarers: Application in Queensland
China opens first road-rail transport link to Indian Ocean
What’s happening in the world of ships and shipping?
USCG East Caribbean drugs bust
New Egyptian railway to link Red Sea and Mediterranean

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 February 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MURRAY EXPRESS & SYMPHONY
Cruise Ship cavalcade — photo story
Transnet announces plans to prevent coronavirus from entering country’s ports
How the shipping industry is charting a course toward climate disaster
Kenya expected to sign significant trade deal with US in coming week
Rovuma Venture consortium to develop three business development centres
Transnet National Ports Authority warns of job scams involving TNPA
AP Moller Capital to invest in West African port and logistics infrastructure
Marco Polo returns to South Africa
Free port of Monrovia applies restrictions on ship sizes
NYK, Bolloré & Toyota Tsusho to build the new RoRo terminal at Port Said
Business called to support Africa’s economic aspirations
Record-high fruit exports at Cape Town Container Terminal
EU Exit: The Get Ready for Brexit campaign-Findings by the National Audit Office (NAO)
NIMASA D-G explains why new floating dock remains unused
DP World awarded 30-year concession for the South Container Terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port
United Kingdom commits to Africa’s economic transformation
Freight volumes drop 9.7% but Tazara management remain confident
DP World’s Cold Storage in Rwanda makes its mark
Pakistan latest country to ban use of open-loop scrubbers in local waters
‘Angola’ model used to finance infrastructure becomes ‘Ghana model’
US icebreaker Polar Star reaches Antarctica
Angola and Mozambique are both exposed to risks of over-indebtedness
Sao Tome and China agree to leave Sao Tome port project to private sector
Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions: Hill Dickinson warns
Transnet engages with Richards Bay Municipality over Naval Island closure
In these waters: USN activities in the seas around Africa

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : BAYHEAD FIRE DAMAGED FREIGHT SHED
China’s first fully automated container terminal port goes ‘live’
India and Japan jockey for position in face of threat from China’s Silk Road
Port of Durban returns to normal as weather moderates
Bolloré Transport & Logistics moves into new headquarters in Cotonou
Titan among containerships is launched
2017 Egyptian grape season opens
HMS Richmond in the Ceremony of the Constable’s Dues at HM Tower of London
PRESS RELEASES: Peace Boat at Nor-Shipping
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : JUPITER

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BOURBON TRIESTE
Durban handles 191,412 cruise passengers in 2016/17 season
Uganda’s Gulu logistics hub to target South Sudan & DRC
China’s much talked about Silk Road, what is it about?
Maersk expects 27 newbuilds to join fleet this year and next
Approval for Maersk and Hamburg Süd sale and purchase agreement
CTF 150 Change of Command
PRESS RELEASES: Ardent Celebrates Second Year, Looks Ahead
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : QUEEN ELIZABETH

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : ENCHANTMENT OF THE SEAS
Zambia bans all “In Transit” timber: 600 trucks impounded
Botswana’s Pres Khama calls for implementation of railway link to Techobanine Port
China’s new import rules favour 3 Portuguese-speaking African nations
Seabird Exploration to send Osprey Explorer on contract to West Africa
Stena Imagination named in Dubai
Nigerian international appointment: NIMASA and AAMA
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC SINFONIA

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Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : ETERNAL GRACE
Transnet appoints new port managers
Surge in cargo traffic at Port of Dar es Salaam
Angola becomes China’s third largest oil supplier
Pirates strike again off Nigeria – take 8 hostages
Zimbabwe’s National Railway “too disgusting” for foreign investors
Bertram Rickmers reduces shareholding; Rickmers Maritime Trust sells entire fleet
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SAS AMATOLA F145

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Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

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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Maritime News from Africa

Thursday/Friday’s Maritime News

Here are the Maritime News Headlines:

•First View : ENDEAVOUR STRAIT
•Preferred bidders for Navy Project Biro and Hotel announced
•Durban’s Pier 1 Container Terminal turns 10
•DP World victorious in case against Djibouti Government
•Kreuz Subsea and Genesis Group link up in Nigeria
•Opinion – Achieving an African Industrial Revolution
•ICS releases latest flag state performance table
•Cruise News: Carnival to build ships in China
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pic of the Day : BALMORAL

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