Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28-30 May 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:


Fire aboard X-Press Pearl out of control, ship a likely write-off  UPDATE
Western Cape Govt MEC speaks out on Cape Town port inefficiencies
IN CONVERSATION: Why Kenya must take control of sand harvesting off its coast
WHARF TALK: Pacific Sarah – bringing…. ‘Petrol from Amsterdam’
Xeneta container rates alert: sky’s the limit….
TRADE NEWS: Daikin’s CA container technology ships custard apples long-range
South African citrus season off to an exciting and optimistic start
WHARF TALK: Handysize dry bulker Strategic Spirit and a cargo of soya beans
Meet Sabrina Chao, new BIMCO president
WHARF TALK: Another Spirit on our coast – NS Spirit
Transnet announces R870 million final settlement with McKinsey & Co
X-Press Pearl on fire off Colombo, continues to burn
SAECS vessel Santa Barbara skips southbound Cape Town call
IN CONVERSATION: How COVID-19 affected informal cross-border trade between Uganda and DRC
WHARF TALK: Reefer ship Cool Eagle arrives in Cape Town
CRUISING: AIDA Cruises opens its cruising season in the Eastern Mediterranean
Oxygen concentrators sent to India to save seafarers’ lives
Maritime legal courses for developing countries delivered online
IN CONVERSATION: Tanzania’s ‘forgotten’ cyclones and concerns for the future
DP World & Ethiopia enter into agreement for devloping road corridor to Berbera port
WHARF TALK: SANTA CLARA – sailing on Maersk service
Global vaccine rollout needed to stop crew crisis third wave
Unions threaten blockade on Israeli ship, Zim Shanghai
WHARF TALK: Durban Port Bulletin News
WHARF TALK: Durban Volume and Vessel Call Performance
HM The Queen visits HMS Queen Elizabeth:
  …..The UK Carrier Strike Group sails on 28-week Far East deployment
NSRI rescue returning Vasco da Gama race yachties in rough seas off Wild Coast
IMO calls for further action to address Gulf of Guinea piracy
WHARF TALK: AMDERMA – small, weather-beaten landing craft
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya launches Lamu port. But its value remains an open question
VIDEO: COOL EAGLE departing & COOL SPIRIT arriving at port of Durban

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