Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 18 September 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  BAHRI ABHA

WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for the month of August 2021 are now available
WHARF TALK: product of a famous tradition – NORTHERN DEFENDER
Bolloré Logistics China handles six jack-up barges for Central West Africa
Hapag-Lloyd opens its own representation in Morocco
The UK DfT Maritime successes 2019-2021
TNPA pulls out of developing Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal
Hapag-Lloyd introduces worldwide electronic Bills of Lading
WHARF TALK: Twin visitor to Cape Town: MUTRIBA
The Royal Navy outlines future vision
More gunboats, please!
Google and project44 partner to provide clients with better, real-time visibility into their supply chains
WHARF TALK: Maersk SAECS service container ship SANTA CRUZ
UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050
Maersk boss calls for date to end oil-fueled ships
Transnet pilot boat Petrel back in service at port of Cape Town
AIRFREIGHT: WHO logistics hub airlifts its largest single shipment of humanitarian cargo to Ethiopia
Port Window: Durban Port Bulletin report
Port Window: Port of Durban Volume & Vessel Call Performance
WHARF TALK: KOTC’s MR2 tanker AL ADAILIAH
Angola launches international tender for Lobito Corridor concession
The International Bargaining Forum concludes negotiations: Seafarers’ Covid sacrifice recognised
Global shipping removes Kenya from piracy Red List
MSC container ship MSC Katrina in difficulty off Cape South Coast
WHARF TALK: One of an own-fleet of good looking, multi-purpose vessels – RED CEDAR
ASYCUDA at 40: Keeping international trade flowing
Zambia seizes 200 trucks from Tanzania – report
Scanners to be deployed at Nigeria’s at Apapa, Tin Can and Onne ports
Shipborne SeaQ Energy Storage System in platform supply vessels
Namport explains report of container collapse in harbour
CMA CGM freezes spot freight rate increases until end January 2022
Montfort Group acquires Matola oil tanking terminal

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 June 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

FIRST VIEW:   MAERSK MESSINA

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WHARF TALK: Leon Thevenin – Cape Town-based cable repair ship
Cutty Sark remembered
MSC Cruises cancels deployment to SA by MSC Lirica, MSC Musica cruises unaffected
MSC Cruises to resume cruising from U.S. ports
First citrus export leaves Durban for the Philippines
TRADE NEWS: HHI orders ALS compressors for five LNG vessels
OOPS, what went wrong? Durban pilot boat goes aground
Coega Development Corporation to manage two Ngqura port infrastructural projects
WHARF TALK: Rare visit to Cape Town by diamond mining vessel SS Nujoma
Port of Luanda Sogester Container Terminal implements the Solvo.TOS system
Lines divert from Yantian port as COVID-19 intensifies
Yantian port delays worsen over COVID-19 outbreak, causing serious congestion
REFLECTIONS: Ferreira – ex CUTTY SARK – Cape Town 1916
Keel laid at Kisumu for Kenya’s new rail wagon ferry, Uhuru II
WHARF TALK: Calypso 8, an unexpected VLCC arrival
AVIATION: Kenya flower exports a bloomin’ success
X-Press Pearl incident: Statement by Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, IMO
IN CONVERSATION: Colonial ports, customs and censorship: tracking books from ship to shore
The G7 Summit
WHARF TALK: SANMAR SONGBIRD – a ‘song and a dance’ across the ocean
World Ocean Day: 8 June 2021: One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together
The Navigator: Summer 2021 issue: Unpeeling the layers of navigation
WHARF TALK: Another day, another LR1 tanker – Bani Yas
Unbelievable charter rate achieved for 5,000-TEU ship – $135,000 per day!
CMA CGM reports $2.1 billion profit for Q1 2021
International Day of the Seafarer: 25 June 2021 – The sounding of the horns
WHARF TALK: Questioning why Saldanha doesn’t provide bunkers? Marigoula
Watch dockside crane collapse on Durban ship and across containers
NATO Exercise Formidable Shield
PIRACY REPORT: Ship approached southwest of Lomé, not boarded
Karmol LNGT Powership Africa arrives in Dakar to join Karpowership Ayşegul Sultan
WHARF TALK: A Cape Town facelift for MSC ship, GH Meltemi

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15 November 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: PANTHER

Another livestock carrier, Barkly Pearl, in trouble at sea
Investment partners sought for Cato Ridge Dry Port Project 
INTERCARGO says Charterers who prevent crew changes must be held to account
IN CONVERSATION: Satellite data provides fresh insights into the amount of water in the Nile basin
TRADE NEWS:  ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures
AMSOL acquires product tanker for bunkering at Durban: to be South African flagged & manned
New Nautical Science online textbook will boost maritime education in SA
Mbalula announces plans to curtail theft & vandalism of rail infrastructure
China props up the bulk trades as industry hopes for the best but plans for the worst
Piracy boarding involving tanker Nefeli II off Brass, Nigeria
In Conversation: Photos from the field: these magnificent whales are adapting to warming water, but how much can they take?
In Conversation: How to live in space: what we’ve learned from 20 years of the International Space Station
Mozambique & Malawi sign MoU on building a railway linking the two countries
WHARF TALK: Coega creates hundreds of jobs for locals
WHARF TALK: SAECS service updates
NSPCA slams Govt for giving choices over animal exports instead of instructions
Rescued crew off Geo Searcher return from Gough Island
WHARF TALK: Durban Port Bulletin News
WHARF TALK: Volume and Vessel Call Performance
WHARF TALK: Collaboration boosts morale & productivity at Cape Town Harbour
WHARF TALK: Western Cape Government welcomes gas discovery at Luiperd
WHARF TALK: SAMSA Aware of nurdles washing up on South Peninsula
IMO Secretary-General Emeritus William A O’Neil, remembered
WHARF TALK: Placenames Along the Coast: Hondeklip Baai
Africa Oil Week cancelled, rescheduled to 2021

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 October 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: CAPTAIN HADDOCK

ICS & OCIMF Launch New Emergency Guide for Masters
Global trade shows frail recovery in third quarter, but outlook remains uncertain
Coega Development Corp extends its operations beyond South Africa
Tanzania sources new SGR trains from South Korea
Fourteen navies take part in Gulf of Guinea Grand African Nemo exercise
Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) makes biggest meths drug bust in Arabian Sea
Ford leads the way as South Africa’s top auto exporter for September
Did anyone see something suspicious? — call for help after pipeline spill
Coega aquaculture projects set to create 900 jobs
NSPCA responds to High Court decision on live sheep export from East London
Pipeline theft contaminates uMbilo river and Durban harbour
Maersk to take over the Safmarine baton for Lawhill Maritime Centre
South African stone fruit forecast looking positive
Bright outlook at Gibdock as bookings remain solid
SA Agulhas II arrives off Gough Island on rescue mission
New twist to Mozambqiue conflict as terrorists ‘invade’ Tanzania
Construction of Lekki port main quay gets underway
Over half the total ocean container cargo now on single data platform
Freight crime in South African supply chains
Mental health awareness training
Maldives fisheries and maritime broadband services:Enabled with Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM Fleet One
WHARF TALK: Durban Port Bulletin News
WHARF TALK: Durban Volume & Vessel Call Performance
WHARF TALK: Small vessel sinks in Walvis Bay harbour
WHARF TALK: Namport reaches out to community with donation of beds
Ten years jailtime for stealing fuel from Transnet pipeline
IN CONVERSATION: Climate research is critical in Africa: how to make it more visible
WHARF TALK: Placenames Along the Coast: St Helena Bay
SA Cruising: When will MSC Orchestra set sail?
MSC Opera cruise season in Africa cancelled
Piracy: ships boarded off Malabo and Lome, one seafarer kidnapped

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 18 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: HMS WESTMINSTER BERTHS IN LONDON
MSC AINO named in Durban Harbour: exciting SA job creation venture announced
Detention of Grace 1. The end of a saga, or is it?
Coega creates 120,000 jobs, says CDC
New Walvis Bay Container Terminal to be commissioned Saturday 24 August
Indian Register of Shipping forges Indian Coast Guard training partnership
Damen Shipyards Cape Town joins WISTA
Collision between USS John S McCain and Alnic MC: NTSB Findings
Pipelay and accommodation vessel Jascon 30 docks in CT for refurbs
23,756-TEU MSC Gulsun videos of first voyage to Europe
Lamu New Port Update: First berth complete & ready for business
Mozambique to concession another five national roads to private operators
SAIMI sets new initiative to grow South Africa’s maritime culture
Douala Autonomous Port planning a second container terminal
Maersk includes vessel calls at Kribi in Cameroon
Cameroon think tank rates Kribi port over regional competitors
Anadarko takeover concluded: Total to be new operator of Rovuma Basin
Another Royal Navy frigate HMS Kent heads for Gulf escort duties
STERNPOST: Another view from London
Bonus for port of Lüderitz as 520 tonnes of manganese arrives by rail
Kenyan truckers faced with container embargo turn to specialised cargo
Trends: Remote surveys inspecting ships
US$432 million investment arranged for Owendo port in Libreville, Gabon
Celebrating the fourth anniversary of the New Suez Canal Inauguration
Durban News: NSRI & Air Force evacuate patient from tanker: SAS Drakensberg returns
UK Trade Secretary announces Freeports Advisory Panel
Jotun signs 42 vessel HPS contract with Wallenius Wilhelmsen
South Africa can become one of the world’s maritime centres of excellence, says SAMSA

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