Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 November 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 November 2022

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FIRST VIEW:   Zaandam

Transnet concludes evaluation of bids for Corridor slots
U.S. Navy destroyer makes large drug haul in Gulf of Aden
WHARF TALK: Panamax container vessel COSCO IZMIR
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim commissions new NIMASA headquarters
Xeneta market forecast 2023: Xeneta forecasts falls in freight rates, volumes and demand as storm clouds gather for 2023
SA – Maputo railway to fully reopen on Sunday 27 November 2022
Female cadet and Maersk reached settlement over sexual assault on company ship
WHARF TALK: MR2 tanker in Cape Town STAVANGER POSEIDON
Aviation: Ampaire Flies First Hybrid-Electric Regional Aircraft
Boskalis enjoys strong Q3 and tackles new project in Togo & Benin
African Upstream Activity Trending Higher in 2023: What’s Driving the Increase?
WHARF TALK: 30-year old CNFC reefer SHIP HAI FENG 728
APM Terminals to expand Suez Canal Container Terminal
COP27: Breakthrough on the Global South’s call: Climate-related loss and damage
Final update on Richards Bay railway North Corridor repair
AD Ports acquires logistic provider Noatum for EUR 660 million
Cape St. Lucia Lighthouse – 1906
Cape St Lucia Lighthouse trashing – 2022
SA Port Statistics for the month of September 2022
WHARF TALK: NeoPanamax container ship MSC DESIRÉE
Gazania-1 well off Orange River Mouth shows up dry
CRUISE NEWS: SA cruise season swings into action with arrival of ships
IATA and the Dangerous Good Code
Richards Bay coal line derailment – one BOTH lines reopened

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 November 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   GRANDE COTONOU

Durban Port Monitor
Côte d’Ivoire Terminal officially launches operations
WHARF TALK: MSC geared container ship MSC POSITANO
Former Transnet official in the dock for fraud, money laundering
Kenya plans a dedicated cargo airport
IN CONVERSATION: Climate change: West Africa’s oceans at risk because of a lack of monitoring
Hapag-Lloyd’s happy nine months
Transnet Freight Rail’s Ore Corridor commences annual maintenance programme
WHARF TALK: large gearless bulk carrier EN MAY
Update on the Richards Bay Coal Line derailment
Kommer Damen receives Lifetime Achievement Award
New East Africa Express service (EAX5) launched by OOCL
Green machines – OOCL orders seven methanol-compatible 24,000-TEU container ships
Xeneta and Marine Benchmark partner to launch Carbon Emissions Index
Trouble on the North Coal Corridor
WHARF TALK: Trailing Hopper Suction Dredger CRESTWAY
South Africa’s IDC increases stake in Mozal smelter
UNCTAD calls for International Support: Least Developed Countries – Global Low-Carbon Transition
Kenya’s Nancy Karigithu nominated as the next IMO secretary-general
BREAKING NEWS: Coal train derails on Richards Bay coal line (Northern Corridor)
TICTS planning new $500 million upgrades at Dar es Salaam container terminal
WHARF TALK: container ship CMA CGM LEBU
Tanzanian aircraft crashes into Lake Victoria – 19 dead
New IMO office in the MENA region: Boosting regional presence
Transnet partners with motor industry & NEF to drive local manufacturing
WTO champions importance of trade in climate action
Government pushes ahead with plans for a national shipping company
WHARF TALK: visiting bitumen tanker ASPHALT TERANGA
Nigeria’s deepwater port of Lekki is completed
ITF and COP27: Transition transport – Governments must match workers’ ambitions
Nigeria secures loans to complete railway modernisation projects
SAECS Service Update: Durban berthing delays

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 September 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Jolly Palladio

Cable theft disrupts coal deliveries to Richards Bay Coal Terminal
WHARF TALK: HMS SWALLOW – 1768
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya’s Lamu Port was meant to deliver great things. But, as the story of local fishermen shows, it hasn’t
Xeneta container update: Questioning myths of declining container volumes
South Africa cuts short orange export season to EU due to Black Spot concerns
MSC re-routes ships to avoid blue whales off the coast of Sri Lanka
VUKA Marine extends its support for the SA ship register
WHARF TALK: HMS SWALLOW – 1768
Focus on Port of Durban – Unusual ship movements
U.S. sea base ship Hershel “Woody” Williams next calls at Walvis Bay
Africa Adaptation Summit
TRADE NEWS: DNV and MSC sign 100 vessel contract for Anti-Roll Assist and ARCS
Shell loses case as High Court rules against Wild Coast survey
WHARF TALK: German light cruiser – KARLSRUHE  1935
Mozambique’s President Nyusi confirms a second FLNG for Rovuma Basin is under study
New KZN Dube Trade Port chemical plant to boost economy, reduce exports
MSC’s TIL & Hutchison Ports team up for massive Rotterdam container terminal
Keen interest by third party operators for slots on railway network
WHARF TALK: An English Privateer and Robinson Crusoe – 1710
USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams crew awarded USCG Special Operations Service Ribbon
Tanger Med installs advanced software to reduce wind gust damage
Os 35 casualty – pumping continues as engineroom structure expected to deteriorate
Focus switch to COP27: African leaders in Gabon for Africa Climate Week
Commonwealth Secretariat and UNCTAD Accord at Africa Climate Week 

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