Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 February 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Iberian Bulker

Reload Logistics acquires Sulphur Bulk Terminal at Richards Bay
MSC enhances service between South Africa and North West Continent (NWC)
Shipping schedule advisories – Durban omit
MSC introduces new Ingonyama feeder service, East London – Ngqura (Coega)
In Conversation: Houthi militant attacks in the Red Sea raise fears of Somali piracy resurgence
Port Regulator’s TNPA Port tariff decision
WHARF TALK: Fred Olsen Line cruise ship BOLETTE
Port of Nacala establishes own record in cargo handling
Yet another merchant vessel attacked in the Red Sea
Xeneta: Impact of Red Sea crisis more rapid than Covid-19
TPT says improvements are happening at Cape Town Container Terminal
WHARF TALK: MR1 class multifunctional product and chemical tanker TIVY GOLD
Ramaphosa to officiate at SA’s AfCFTA launch at Durban port
In Conversation: Somaliland has been pursuing independence for 33 years. Expert explains the impact of the latest deal with Ethiopia
Djibouti, Red Sea Area: IMO maritime security training support
Indian Navy ship rescues 19 Pakistani sailors from pirates
15,000-TEU LNG-powered container ship calls at Lekki
Wharf Talk: Coast of cruisers and floating workhorses
WHARF TALK: cable vessel DECISIVE
$70 million Djibouti port expansion completed
UNCTAD raises alarm on global trade disruptions
ICS Publishes 2023/24 Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table
Maersk names first methanol-enabled container ship Ane Maersk
IATA & ACAO: Global Standards for Dangerous Goods Shipments by Air
Coal: RBCT hits record low last seen in 1992
WHARF TALK: handysize chemical tanker CAIFU CHAO
Saharan dust reaches the Canary Islands and Cabo Verde
Queen Mary 2 and MSC Poesia visit Walvis Bay on same day
Container ship Karoline debuts at Lüderitz Port
Defence committees provide recommendations to SA defence sector after German study tour
TNPA’s Pepi Silinga takes voluntary leave of absence
SAECS South Africa-Europe schedule updates
Trade News: A maritime simulation training centre for South Africa
Derailment closes railway from South Africa to Port Maputo
In Conversation: Uganda will soon be exporting oil: an energy economist outlines 3 keys to success
Transnet Recovery Diary 25 January 2024
Transnet reacts to allegations against TNPA chief executive Pepi Silinga
Maputo port concession extended to 2058 – R38 billion additional investment

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 27 October 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   SMIT AMANDLA

Second SA Navy MMIPV to be named SAS King Shaka on Friday
Malawi & Chinese investors plan Nacala Railway extension into Zambia and Tanzania
WHARF TALK: handy size transshipment vessel – WHYALLA
Another TFR executive departs
In Conversation: Tiny and mysterious: research sheds light on sub-Saharan Africa’s seahorses, pipefish and pipehorses
Revision of IMO instruments: LSA and related equipment
Intermodal strengths set MSC Namibia up for the future
Chinese investors want to develop two terminals at Port of Beira
Investidores chineses querem desenvolver dois terminais no Porto da Beira
WHARF TALK: heavylift combi-freighter ALANIS
UHURU II takes to the waters of Lake Victoria
Transnet engages with unions over recovery plan
Shore-Side electricity and data monitoring take hold in the cruise industry
TotalEnergies wants Palma airport expanded to take Boeing 737s
Cape Corridor Kroonstad-East London rail slot agreement cancelled
WHARF TALK: tug JOHN ROSS, aka SA AMANDLA Part 2
TNPA seeks RFIs for seven port hydrogen terminal initiatives
DP World to operate Port of Dar es Salaam on 30-year concession
Cape Town Agreement on fishing safety: Key milestone reached
SAMSA investigating Vaal River boating tragedy
Tau Morwe back! Appointed acting head of SAMSA
WHARF TALK: tug JOHN ROSS, aka SA AMANDLA Part 1
South Africa Europe Container Service (SAECS) schedule updates
Indian Navy patrol ship INS Sumedha visits Nigeria
IMRF Awards 2023: SA and Uganda score
FLNG Hilli Episeyo off Cameroon offloads 100th LNG cargo
Namport warns about fake vacancy advertisements
Cameroon’s Port of Kribi handles first wheat cargo
Tragedy on the Congo River as passenger vessel capsizes
Promotion of IMO’s technical assistance: New brochure issued
Xeneta Update: Stormy 2024 forecast as shipping lines set sights on freight rate increases

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 July 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW:   MOL EXPLORER

Fire on Israeli-owned ship CSAV Tyndal after attack in N.Indian Ocean
Transnet reaches wage agreement with unions, strike averted
WHARF TALK: Fleeting visit for sophisticated offshore vessel SEVEN OCEANIC
Kleos Space second launch of reconnaissance satellites successful – eight now in orbit
World Marine Aids to Navigation Day: IFAN highlights the importance of safe navigation
WHARF TALK: Seatrade reefer SCHWEIZ STREAM with fruit for the UK
Drama off Gansbaai as general cargo ship Unispace is taken under tow by SA Amandla
WHARF TALK: Reefer with zero space for containers, EVEREST BAY
IN CONVERSATION: Rooibos tea: EU protection is good news for South African agriculture
WHARF TALK: ‘Gateway to Antarctica’ hosts MORE SODRUZHESTVA
TFR rails an annualised 58 million tons of coal to Richards Bay – Exxaro talks of rail constraints
MSC Messina incapacitated by engine room fire in Indian Ocean
The future is here: Tanger Med receives its first real-life digital port call
Northern Mozambique: Terror threat makes seafarer crew change impossible
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya’s huge railway project is causing environmental damage. Here’s how
WHARF TALK: Bulker MEDI HIROSHIMA calling at five ports in Southern Africa
Mercy Ships’ GLOBAL MERCY is delivered from builders
IN CONVERSATION: How palm oil became the world’s most hated, most used fat source
New vessel brings Furetank to the UN 2050 climate goal
Meet Canus Ebinipre Robinson, Nigeria’s first female tugmaster
Ghana Maritime Authority enters into e-Navigation partnership with Sternula
DP World’s new terminal at Berbera Port, Somaliland
More unrest reported from Palma
IMO’s World Maritime Day: 25 June – Theme: A Fair Future for Seafarers
WHARF TALK: Award-winning tanker NOTOS VENTURE calls at Cape Town & Durban
IN CONVERSATION: Offshore gas finds offered major promise for Mozambique: what went wrong
Hapag-Lloyd & ONE complete TradeLens cargo insurance digital integration
Beira Port cargo achievements for 2020
More ships achieving astronomic rates of over $100,000 a day
Karpowership plans for three ports scuppered
Protector sails north

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC MARS
SA Port Statistics for June are now available
Global Petroleum completes 2D seismic shoot in Namibia
Transnet suspends senior officials after audit
An Ocean of Choice: MSC Cruises offer the ultimate horizon
SAMSA launches E.Cape Youth Development Programme
INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Yildirim tyo sell off CMA CGM stock
INTERNATIONAL NEWS: More interest in autonomous ships
INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Messina Line founder dies
PRESS RELEASES: Bureau Veritas launches ‘My BWMP’
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ALMERE

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC ALICE
SA Port statistics for March are now available here
Ten new collusion and price fixing cases brought against ‘K’ Line
Madagascan Govt faces ILO complaint over 43 sacked Toamasina dockworkers
Greenpeace and Guinea patrol intercepts foreign fishing vessels with shark fins
Mozambique to sell illegal logs seized in raids
USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78) on builder’s sea trials
PRESS RELEASES: Miller welding equipment now available for rental from Afrox
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ANTARES LEADER

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : KOTA LEGIT
TPT takes out seven multipurpose depot licences
Somali pirate enigma: 2nd vessel released by pirates
Mozambique air crash claims lives of top Cornelder people
Bolloré transports 121,000 tonnes of cocoa from Ivory Coast in February
Russian naval ships visit Walvis Bay for first time
NATO’s Exercise Dynamic Manta concluded
PRESS RELEASES: Maersk lifts lid on digital disruption
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SAGA NAVIGATOR

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Thursday/Friday’s African Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s African Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

•First View : SMIT AMANDLA
•Port Statistics for February 2017 are now available
•APL Austria fire – calcium hypochlorite suspected
•Mozambique talks tough on illegal fishing
•Nigerian railway to link Lagos with Calabar
•US State Dept speaks of ‘low-intensity civil war’ in Mozambique
•PRESS RELEASES – TOC heads to Durban
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pics of the Day : MAERSK SKARSTIND

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