Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 September 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MSC QINGDAO
Mozambique cabinet ratifies agreement with Russian Navy on easy entry to Moz ports
Zambia issues urgent travel alert to Zambian truck drivers travelling in SA
South Africa, Deadly Attacks on Foreign Truck Drivers: Nationwide Xenophobic Harassment Campaign
Eni reports significant gas and condensates strike onshore Niger Delta
SA places climate change under the spotlight at TICAD
Terrorism returns to northern Mozambique with five beheadings
New floating wave attenuator in Walvis Bay
Another ferry tragedy, this time in Cameroon waters
IMO SG in Greenland
Africa the next growth frontier, Ramaphosa tells Japanese investors
Amazon wild fires: August 2019
President Ramaphosa urges G7 economies to partner with Africa
A textbook evacuation: Two men escape fishing vessel fire
Qatar announces plans to develop the Somalia port of Hobyo
KV Svalbard First ABB Azipod®-propelled vessel reaches North Pole
Strong half-year results for DP World, Africa features
SAMSA hosts S-E Asia Convention for Fishermen’s working conditions
Websites to watch: Continuing an occasional series
Oyo discovery a game changer for Congo and the continent
Guidelines and Recommendations for River Information Services (RIS)
Ramaphosa says AfCFTA will release continent’s economic potential
Port of Mossel Bay hosts workshop for women SMMEs
French shipping line announces GRR from Asia to East, South, West Africa & Indian Ocean
The supply and use of 0.50%-sulphur marine fuel
Durban Maritime Museum tug JR More joins minesweeper SAS Durban at ship repair yard
CMA CGM decides not to use the Northern Arctic route
Grindrod six-months interim results reflect refocus on trade corridors

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 August 2019

Here are the news headlines:

Front Page: NILEDUTCH ANTWERPEN
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
Drama-filled NSRI rescue of four seafarers injured by huge wave
Construction of Ghanaian Port of Takoradi Multi-Purpose Terminal begins
AfDB to help finance phase 1 of Ethiopia-Djibouti road corridor
Kenya government backtracks on SGR directive
Intelsat 39 is successfully launched
Semi-submersible rig Deepsea Yantai arrives in Mossel Bay
NSRI Durban called to evacuate patient from tanker in medical emergency
AfDB makes AU grant of US$4.8 million for AfCFTA
Inmarsat’s successful trials with KOTUG International for Asia Pacific region
Tullow Oil moves in on the Comoros Islands
Walvis Bay new container terminal opens
Trade partnerships must be aligned to the AfCFTA: Patel
French icebreaker patrol ship L’Astrolabe visiting Durban
Female learners ‘dive in’ to maritime working world
Indian Register of Shipping receives RO authorisation from Cyprus
SA participating in AGOA Forum
AAL to migrate to low sulphur oil for its fleet
FREXIT or the view of BREXIT and freight
Djibouti Govt continues to challenge int’l law, says DP World
(UK) Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) Annual Report 2018
Ghana to build new Western region naval & military base at Edzinlibo
SAS Drakensberg heading for Mozambique on relief duties

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 8 April 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s news headlines:

First View 1: NORTHERN JAVELIN
First View 2: PACIFIC PRINCESS
CURRENT NEWS..
South African companies exhibiting in Brazil
Air cargo industry rallies to help Mozambique following Cyclone Idai
Death of ‘fiercely loyal’ MSC man Dallas Sutton
Chamber’s role in promoting international trade commended
Yacht wrecked on Durban port South Breakwater
London Tribunal issues hefty fine on Republic of Djibouti over Doraleh
Adverse weather expected to hit Durban from 19h00 today (Thursday)
Ford begins vehicle exports from Port Elizabeth to Europe
Maritime training ploughing scarce skills back into the Eastern Cape
Oversupply Still Major Challenge Warns ICS
Transnet places tugs and workboats for sale by auction
Container ship Contship Oak attacked by pirates, four crew kidnapped
Counting the costs of fires at sea
Bolloré Transport & Logistics to sell its French port operations
Vesconite enters the Namibian marine sector
One for ONE: Ocean Network Express celebrates first anniversary
Transnet gives approval for desalination studies for Cape Town Harbour
Cruise ship Astor closes Port of Mossel Bay’s 2018/19 Cruise Season
Cape Town’s Duncan Dock to undergo maintenance dredging
Aid starts to pour in to Beira and other Cyclone Idai devastated regions
PE’s tanker berth welcomes its first vessel after repairs
Continent’s first dredging school launched by Transnet
Joint operations to combat crime in the Indian Ocean
Maritime emergencies a real threat for South Africa: SAMSA
EU NAVFOR moves Operational HQ from Northwood UK to Spain & France
USCGC Seneca completes patrol
A whale of a story
Recovery time in Beira in the wake of cyclone Idai
EARLIER NEWS..
Miami-Dade County delegation revisits Port of Cape Town
Trucks set alight on N-3 highway near Mooi River
Denmark continues maritime cooperation with Ghana
TNPA commits to growing exports in Eastern Cape
SOME NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED..
Cyclone Joaninha swings past Rodriguez close to Mauritius
Port of PE tanker berth back in business
Defective vessel passage plans: When failing to plan is planning to fail
ABB propulsion systems to power first Chinese-built cruise ship

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 January 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View 1: SC SCORPIO & SC DRACO
MSC Musica racing back to Durban after gales force delays at Cape Town
China in push to extend Nacala to Moatize railway into Zimbabwe
South African port statistics for calendar year 2018
Winds delay MSC Musica outside Cape Town
Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office expands Bathymetric capabilities
Polarcus commences offshore Namibian seismic survey for Portuguese energy company Galp
TransNamib and Botswana Railways agree on having a Gobabis Container Terminal
Possible new cyclone warning for mid Mozambique Channel, tracking south
Most UK ports unprepared for Brexit
TUI takes delivery of New Mein Schiff 2 cruise ship
Angola sets up National Oil and Gas Agency
Ethiopia-Eritrea railway gets offer of Italian financial help
Only international action will stop increase in piracy, says BIMCO
Port of Felixstowe and DFDS boost capacity
New locomotives for Camrail arrive in Douala
FEATURE: Ten developments that will shape Africa’s energy sector in 2019
Cyclone Desmond dumps heavy rain on Beira and central Mozambique
Submariners celebrate 50 years of success of Navy’s ultimate mission, Part 2
Verbrugge Terminals’ new permanent shipping line with South America
Armscor CEO Kevin Wakeford named in Zondo Commission takes special leave
Cyclone TC10S Desmond update — second storm over northern Madagascar
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos-Klosters 22-25 January 2019
Submariners celebrate 50 years of success of Navy’s ultimate mission
Partnerships & removal of barriers is key to Africa’s emergence, says DP World head
Sailors’ Society South African Dedication Service
IAPH seeks a new Secretary-General
SAMSA’s role in the South African economy: interview with COO Sobantu Tilayi
West Africa piracy attacks increase — IMB annual 2018 report
SAMSA celebrates 20 years of existence
BIMCO’s Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report for 2018
Cyclone warning in Southern Mozambique Channel, threat to Northern Mozambique
IRClass and Government of Assam MoU
North Sea Port monitoring the Brexit closely

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….

Port statistics for December 2018 are now available
NSRI called to medivac injured seaman from deepsea fishing vessel
CMA CGM adjusts its EURAF 4 & EURAF 5 West Africa services
Lunar New Year brings adjustments to CMA CGM African services
Cultivating human resources for marine resource development
Chad is offered 10 hectare logistics base in Cameroonian port of Douala
Relief for Apapa as 2-km Wharf Road is completed and ready to be opened
Congestion as Jambo ferry breaks down, stranding Mombasa commuters
Spanish Sener group to design new Tanzanian Lake Victoria ferry
Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News — 11 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : MSC MUSICA
Twenty-seven South African organisations take part in Chinese import expo
Maputo-Catembe Bridge opens over Maputo Bay
Mozambique Island hosts 15th Seminar on Indo-Portuguese History
HNoMS Helge Ingstad NATO warship collision
Mozambique Navy officers & personnel training in India
Gas profits to pay for portion of Mozambique’s Ematum debt
Damen to present new leasing fund for African shipowners
Syrah Resources sells Mozambique graphite to Chinese buyer
MSC Musica arrives in South Africa at start of 2018/19 summer season
Norway increases its support for the prevention of illegal fishing across Africa
Cyclone 03 developing strongly north of Mauritius, NE of Madagascar   DEVELOPING STORY
South Africa & Kenya to introduce multiple entry visa 
UK cements position in Gulf with new joint base in Oman    
UAE’s DP World sues China’s Merchants Port for unlawful action

Earlier News You May Have Missed…….

Tau Morwe returns….. as Transnet Acting Group CE
IMO and splendid efforts on maritime security
Moscord’s drive to become the ‘Amazon’ of shipping
Sovereign guarantee required for Mozambique’s entry into gas sector
Piracy reported again off West Africa – hostages taken
Vale forecasts dramatic reduction in 2018 Mozambique 2018 coal production   
Record low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea       
Fourth new cruise ship for Virgin Voyages    CRUISING   
International: London Thamesport’s short sea role strengthened by Containerships   
The greatest maritime rescue in history-OCEANOS    FEATURE
Master Mariners recognition for South Africa’s top salvage master Capt Nick Sloane    
International: Maersk launches instant container bookings     
Port Elizabeth reopened to shipping following crane collapse      
International: Bulk sector prospects positive but challenges ahead – Abto   
At Last: Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock gets green light of approval  
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC MUSICA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : EM JADE
Mozambique says first Rovuma LNG shipment to flow in November 2022
High Court of England & Wales says Djibouti is prohibited from expelling DP World
Nigerian Navy commissions 16 new naval vessels
Russian explosives ship Lada remains under detention in Algoa Bay after two weeks
Brand new look for LBH’s services
Angola buys another ten locomotives to operate in Luanda province
Eighteen dead in train smash on Moçâmedes Railway
China top of the ‘Leading Maritime Nations of the World’ for 2018
Transocean Ltd agrees to acquire Ocean Rig
Harbour pilots and crew need shared understanding of passage plan for safe voyage
CMA CGM launches CLIMACTIVE for refrigerated containers
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PINZA
The masthead today (Thursday) shows the Port of Tema, Ghana

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : PACIFIC MERMAID
Senior Transnet executives could face suspension this week
London Court of Arbitration finds for DW World over Djibouti’s Doraleh terminal
Transnet Port Terminal’s East London Manager scoops BWA Awards
Tullow Oil stops work at Kenyan oilfields
New challenges in Red Sea as Ethiopia and Eritrea make up
Bolloré and Jumia to facilitate e-commerce in Cameroon
Websites to Watch # 2 — Hapag-Lloyd and its new containers
Websites to Watch # 3 — Be cyber aware at sea
MIDDLE EAST: King Abdullah Port extends support to Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2018
Advisian quickly becoming an advisor of choice in transport & master planning
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CMA CGM TITUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MAERSK TANJONG
South African port statistics for June are now available
Portuguese-speaking Africa leads the way to Africa Free Trade Zone
T-TRIID competition to improve transport in Africa & South Asia now open
The fight over Djibouti’s Doraleh goes on as DP World is offered $500 million to “go away”
Local steel, aluminium no threat to US security
Transnet among pre-qualifiers to operate Cameroon’s Kribi Multipurpose Terminal
Launch of the RRS Sir David Attenborough
DHL partners with MallforAfrica on delivering African-made products to the world
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SC VIRGO

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : SAINT DIMITRIOS
DP World warns against violation of concession for Doraleh terminal, Djibouti
Safety highlighted at fishing indaba held at Cape Town
Liftboat Milaha Explorer deploys to West Africa
Shippers’ Council and NPA help bring truck owners’ strike at Lagos to an end
For the record — Article headed ‘New Transnet Appointments…’
MSC Orchestra to make her way to South Africa for 2019/20 season
International — At last the Brexit White Paper
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : AFRIC STAR

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : CANOPUS LEADER
Musical chairs as port harbour masters are rotated
Death of CMA CGM’s founder, Jacques R Saadé
Ferry Safey, IMO Advice – Overcrowding is dangerous
Minister gives thumbs up for sea-based Aquaculture Development Zone
South African research ship SA Agulhas II visits Dar es Salaam
DP World joins World Ocean Council
MSC diverts ships from Felixstowe due to ongoing congestion
MSC Cruises continues on expansion path with order for fifth Meraviglia class
MAIB Report: mv Ruyter Grounding 10 October 2017
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ZUMAYA DOUS

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