Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 30 April 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page:  MSC DIEGO & MSC BHAVYA

Chinese Naval Base at Djibouti capable of supporting carriers
Nigeria announces antipiracy forum
WHARF TALK: Boloko 1, the story of a former coastwatch vessel
Why The Conflict In Cabo Delgado Matters For Eastern Africa
Shippers on the ropes as long-term rates hit highs, while Ever Given chaos continues
Ship owners’ pay cut demands a ‘slap in the face’ for seafarers
Total declares ‘force majeure’ on its Mozambique LNG project
Mozambique’s Transmaritima faces uncertain future
FLNG Coral Sul to arrive off Cabo Delgado in December
IN CONVERSATION: Why Ghana doesn’t get the full value of its cocoa beans – and how this could change
Marine aids to navigation: MENAS launches accredited training courses
BREAKING NEWS: SAMSA COO Sobantu Tilayi and two colleagues suspended
PIRACY: 15 abducted seafarers from Davide B are released
Shipping during COVID-19: Why container freight rates have surged
WHARF TALK: Maersk Varna, regular caller on Maersk Lines’ US East coast AMEX service
Bollore Ports & partners order 36 electric tractors for Abidjan’s second container terminal
IMO introduces National Maritime Transport Policies
Chesapeake, former Lykes Line vessel, revisits Durban and Cape Town
Deadlock over Transnet wage negotiations
ONE increases African Rainbow Express to weekly frequency
IMO regional webinar targets increased safety for fishing industry
WHARF TALK: Cape Town’s Standby fleet of Offshore Guard Ships & Seismic Escorts
Commitment to sustainable marine biofuels as Samskip drives forward
Kenya and DRC agree on maritime cooperation & use of Mombasa as gateway
WHARF TALK: Aframax LR2 tanker Captain Spiro pays Cape Town a call
Future World: Hydrogen 101: the lowdown on maritime’s fuel of the future
Piracy: Contship New boarded northwest of Sao Tome
Cyclone Jobo 29S heading for Dar es Salaam

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 24 April 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page:   MAERSK SHEERNESS

Future World: Hydrogen 101: the lowdown on maritime’s fuel of the future
Piracy: Contship New boarded northwest of Sao Tome
UMLOBI – I&J’s flagship and workhorse
Cyclone Jobo 29S heading for Dar es Salaam
Cabo Delgado: Recent seizures show drugs no longer pass through war zone
Hapag-Lloyd & NileDutch deploy additional vessel for Africa South America service
CRUISING: MSC to cruise 2 ships in Saudi waters during 2021/2022 season
IN CONVERSATION: The toll and toil it took to cleave the Suez Canal through the Egyptian desert
ITF confirms Ever Given crew welfare: Egypt cannot hold Suez seafarers hostage
Imperial sells its South American shipping arm
Cabo Delgado: Is Mozambique Safe?
WHARF TALK: Alora, a bulker with a South African connection
Future World: Knud E Hansen design for medium-size LNG gas bunkering tankers
Helicopter firefighters use the Cape Town Harbour for water supply
Tanzania gives green light to mammoth 1445-km oil pipeline to Uganda
WHARF TALK: Helena, successor to a very famous ship
Future World: Crowley’s fully electric tug with autonomous technology
100 Chartered flights between Europe & Africa for Bolloré Logistics
Three STS cranes for DP Terminal at Port of Berbera
Can Durban reclaim its place as the best-performing port in Africa?
WHARF TALK: Baltic Purple: One of a lessening number of reefers
Suez Canal Authority commissions giant new dredger Mohab Mameesh
NSPCA calls for an end to transporting livestock at sea
New Zealand bans livestock exports by sea
Mozambique insurgency: Ships and other craft lie idle at Pemba Bay & Palma, Pt 1
Mozambique insurgency: Ships and other craft lie idle at Pemba Bay & Palma, Pt 2
WHARF TALK: Sonne on an overdue ‘rescue’ mission
Funeral of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
CMF NEWS: French frigate Guépratte makes large drug bust
CMF NEWS: Egypt becomes 34th member nation of the Combined Maritime Forces
Another Antarctic voyage complete for Vasiliy Golovnin
Hapag-Lloyd places huge order for dry and reefer containers
Human Traffickers’ boat capsizes off Djibouti – 42 dead
UECC floats first of three LNG battery hybrid Car Carriers (PCTCs)
BEST welcomes CMA CGM Scandola: The first LNG vessel in the Port of Barcelona

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