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 6 June 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW:    BARRINGTON ISLAND

WHARF TALK: A Cape Town facelift for MSC ship, GH Meltemi
Maersk FEW3 West Africa-Far East service includes call at DP World Cochin terminal
UK Custom and Tax Freeports: A golden opportunity for trade and manufacturing
…….The view from Solent Gateway Ltd
Ethiopia completes over 2,700 kilometres of asphalted highways
A new figurehead for Cutty Sark
AIRFREIGHT: African airlines resume flights
WHARF TALK: Gruaud Larose – Fertiliser in a Chinese ship named for a Bordeaux wine estate
ILLEGAL LOGGING: 66 Containers of Stolen Illegal Timber Return to Mozambique
Al Mawashi green light to ship more livestock from East London in mid summer
WHARF TALK: Distant water tuna fishing vessel Kao Fong 372
IN CONVERSATION: How illegals fishing harms Nigeria and what to do about it
Iranian Navy ship Kharg catches fire & sinks in Gulf of Oman
Passenger boat sinks in River Niger, 92 confirmed dead
PIRACY: Gulf of Guinea pirates attack fishing vessel IRIS S – 5 crew kidnapped
WHARF TALK: Surprising caller of LPG tanker Clipper Moon
Mammoet launches two floating drydocks via float-off operation in Saudi Arabia
WHARF TALK: MUR Shipping’s African Avocet
IMO and Autonomous ships: Regulatory scoping exercise completed
TRADE NEWS: Ocean Infinity selects DNV’s ShipManager for innovative robotic vessels
NSPCA up in arms over needless death of another 43 cattle at sea
GB’s national flagship proposal: To promote British businesses around the world
IN CONVERSATION: Africa’s free trade area offers great promise. But only if risks are managed with resolve
WHARF TALK: The Russians are coming! SCF Pearl
Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado crisis: SA says send troops; Tanzania says no troops, instead negotiate, develop
Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado crisis: Who will be top dog?
Transnet meets Richards Bay stakeholders to share Port Master Plan
IN CONVERSATION: Delay in sending regional forces to Mozambique could exact a high price
New SGTM ferry from Austal Vietnam to operate among the Comoros Islands
Hapag-Lloyd further expands its container fleet: 60,000 TEU ordered
WHARF TALK: Where does an old ship go to die? Lobelia R.I.P.
Phase-out of Santa Rosa from SAECS service, Maersk Luz becomes last-minute replacement
The Honourable Company of Master Mariners’ New Master 2021-2022
CMA CGM takes delivery of latest 23,000-TEU ship, CMA CGM Trocadero
WHARF TALK: Granada – one of Cape Town’s ‘long-stayers’

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