Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 13 October 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: POOLGRACHT
Mystery surrounds the explosions on the Iranian tanker Sabiti
South African company buys Odfjell’s products tanker Bow Cecil
Samsung wins order to build six 23,764 TEU container ships for Evergreen
CMA CGM Rate announces rate restorations & FAK rate increases
Mozambican security forces kill nine insurgents near Mocimboa da Praia
Mombasa truckers in strong protest over losses to SGR
The UK’s Brexit No-Deal Readiness Report
CMA CGM announces launch of Guinea Gulf Express
Tanzania Ports Authority targets 6 per cent increase in harbour revenues
Russia-Africa forum lays ground to strengthen ties
SA seafarer missing after tug Bourbon Rhode sinks during Hurricane Lorenzo
One year later we’re still waiting for news of the Richards Bay floating dock
Rail cargo via the Port of Walvis Bay on the increase
Massive investment in LNG production for Mozambique
Namport STS crane operators graduate
World’s first hydrogen-powered seagoing vessel docks in London
Chinese-built cruise ship Greg Mortimer calls at Cape Town
Sentinel over The Netherlands
SA Navy to hold naval exercises with Russian & Chinese navies
Game on! Commonwealth steps up battle on climate change
CMF demonstrates full range of counter piracy capabilities
US$49.8M contract award to support US Littoral Combat Ship programme
French ship FS Nivose makes major drugs bust in Arabian Sea
Choccies for safety: Ngqura achieves one million hours of safety
Botswana Dry Port expands its services
Maritime Heritage Institute hosts conference on maritime heritage ecosystem
ClassNK grants AIP to Wind Challenger Project
NSRI in vain attempt to medivac seriously ill tanker seafarer

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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 28 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Cover: ANDALUCIA STAR
HMS Montrose escorts two ships through Strait of Hormuz
DG aims at putting PRASA back on track
In these waters 1: West Africa. US Navy chief visits Ghana; the Ghana Navy at 60
In these waters 2: US Fifth Fleet operations NW Indian Ocean
Cameroon Port of Douala takes delivery of IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger
Cheap to operate electronic device brought down Iranian drone
British LPG tanker escorted safely through Strait of Hormuz
CMF naval forces working together to counter piracy
Welcome the Whales Festival for Ilha de Moçambique this weekend
Green light for East London’s Latimer’s Landing redevelopment
AMSOL becomes a finalist in 2019 Gender Mainstreaming Awards
SAIMI and FADI empower subsistence fishers
Damen delivers another two FCS 3307 patrol boats to Nigeria
Trade & Industry Minister Patel meets with Business Leadership
Britain’s response to Iran’s seizure of tanker Stena Impero
TPT inland terminal performs with over 100,000 tonnes of export chrome
Grindrod recovers 20 locomotives from Sierra Leone
Vesconite opens new office in New Zealand
Annual Sea Sunday service in Port of Durban on 28 July
Eni commences the fitting out ofits Mozambique-bound FNLG, Coral Sul
Operation ATALANTA: EU NAVFOR welcomes ESPS CANARIAS
Rovos Rail opening up cross Africa rail travel Dar to Lobito
Seadrill’s West Gemini drillship to operate ultra-deep off West Africa
Deepsea Stavanger to return for more drilling off SA’s southern Cape coast
UK-flag tanker STENA IMPERO seized by Iran – UPDATED: Iran confirms seizure, flies Iranian flag in defiance 

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 June 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: HORIZON
Tunisia joins the International Transport Forum (ITF)
Durban Port Welfare Committee established
The PIANC Yearbook 2018 is now available
New Inhaca Island ferry enters service at Maputo
Port of Durban cruise prospects promising
Mossel Bay girls explore the port
Eni acquires rights in three new exploration licenses in Mozambique
Ghanaian Navy to be host to over 10 Chiefs of Navies & 250 international guests
Third wind turbine installation vessel for Jan de Nul
Update on Satawu strike by TNPA marine personnel
South Africa’s marine protection increases
Milestone achieved as 2000th tanker visits Mossel Bay SPM
Durban port remains contaminated, fishing & diving ban continues
SATAWU says it intends shutting down all SA ports with a strike this Thursday
Tragedy in the DRC as passenger ferry sinks on Lake Mai-Ndombe
Milestone for stakeholders as Kenya Revenue Authority signs transshipment SOPs
SAMSA allys fears of South Africa being delisted from IMO White List
Rehab of Durban Dry Dock inner caisson underway, reports TNPA
Almarin joins the First World Marine Aids to Navigation Day
Iranian Navy sends 62nd Naval flotilla to the Gulf of Aden
Port of Mossel Bay Security Dept stages compliance security training
US Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from Africa
Ban on commerical diving and fishing in Durban harbour still in place
Profile: First female open pilot licence holder thrives at Port of Cape Town
Marine pilotage service for Port of Cape Town
‘Jumbo’ export for Walvis Bay as six elephants ship out
Gibdock converts ferry to run on LNG fuel
Port Elizabeth bid to host 2021-22 Ocean Race Edition
Port of PE becomes first SA port to achieve ISO 45001 certification
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
New Damen crew boat for Angolan diving services company Octomar
EU-Polarnet White Papers released

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 25 February 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: TROPICAL I
First View 2: AFRICA HARRIER
Jihadists attack Anadarko workers near Palma and execute one man — Anadarko seeks armoured vehicles
Namport and Port of Dunkerque sign Memorandum of Understanding
Wilhelmsen reports strong results for fourth quarter 2018 — 5% increase in top line
New strategic appointments strengthen Southern African Shipyard’s team
Construction commences at Port of Ngqura Liquid Bulk Terminal
Durban-built barge will be only one of its kind in the world
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) to focus on business opportunities in Greece
Djibouti says Doraleh is now better run than a year ago and is a world-class commercial and logistics hub
TNPA has contingency plan for Port Elizabeth tanker berth outage
Port of Hamburg sets record for intermodal sea/rail traffic
Ex president’s son arrested for hidden Ematum debts scandal
James Fisher expands further into Middle East by acquiring Murjan
Royal Caribbean orders sixth Oasis-class ship
SCRUBBER DEBATE: CSA 2020 voices concerns over scrubber proposal from European Commission
South Africa on show at New York’s 22nd Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit
COSCO Shipping Lines and Bolloré Transport & Logistics sign MoU to develop new synergies
Matadi Gateway Terminal unlocks shipping system benefits
Mozambique’s Rovuma to commence exporting first LNG in 2022, says ENI
Saldanha Bay IDZ attracts R3 billion worth of investment
Ocean Infinity discovers missing Stellar Daisy 1800 miles west of Cape Town
Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering awarded to the creators of the GPS
South Africa to host EU-SADC joint council
Mine Counter Measures Exercise Dynamic Move
EXMAR Ship Management opts for LuminUltra to verify quality of onboard drinking water
Australia’s CSIRO develops smelting process to produce soluble phosphate for fertiliser
Port of Mombasa targets 1.6 million TEU by 2022 through increasing efficiency
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) strengthens footprint
NATO in the Eastern Mediterranean
ISSA executive to play key role in Africa Cup of Nations
All systems go for Armed Forces Day in Cape Town
All ten crew rescued as fishing vessel Ankoveld sinks off Saldanha Bay
SAMSA sets up inquiry into deadly Durban ship fire
Zille says over R1 billion ploughed into Saldanha Bay IDZ
Parliament steps up efforts to assist South African sugar industry
Some news you may have missed last week…(headlined in Green)
Deadly fire on fishing trawler at Durban’s Bayhead ship repair wharf
Another great Australian maritime business success story
South Africa expects to reach roll-over agreement with the UK following Brexit
South African Port Statistics for the month of January 2019 are now available
Kenya Govt commissions construction & rehabilitation of Lamu jetties
Contracts for luxury sailing ship Sea Cloud Spirit awarded
OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND HERE AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News — 19 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : A80
Total prepares to start drilling off South African coast
Pemba Logistics Base to receive ships from January
PE Port Festival launched with focus on the people of Port Elizabeth
New bold vision tilts capital flows into Africa
SA Port Statistics for the month of October 2018 are now available here
Waning piracy threat off East Africa no reason for relaxation: IMO Durban workshop hears
ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries
DP World Inland Container Terminal opens near Kigali, Rwanda
Greenpeace Africa celebrates a decade Of environmental activism
Disappointing start to MSC Musica’s island cruises
World’s most powerful Cutter Suction Dredger Spartacus is launched
The latest edition of The Navigator is available for download now
Strong winds, sea swell closes Durban port to incoming vessels   (Update Tuesday 19h00)
IMO Durban workshop has shipping safety & security under spotlight
Piracy–EU NAVFOR protection team keeping vital food aid safe
Successful Africa Oil Week closes with promising outlook for Africa
Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 — NATO destroys wartime mines
Navy tug De Mist sinks in Simon’s Town harbour
Remembrance: Their Liveth for Evermore
Madagascar by ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel
WS Sirius, Most powerful harbour & ocean going tugboat enters service in Brazil
Twenty-seven South African organisations take part in Chinese import expo
Maputo-Catembe Bridge opens over Maputo Bay
EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
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
OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities   

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC BRANKA
SA Port statistics for the month of April are now available here
East London port to expand its petroleum footprint
Australia’s HMAS Warramunga continues to sweep up
Total to return to offshore oil exploration in South ZAfrican waters
Somalia defaults on order for six patrol boats
Oil storage facility planned for Usakos in Namibia
UK Defence Secretary announces £2.5bn investment in nuclear submarines
WISTA Singapore celebrates its 20th anniversary
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : KONKAR THEODOROS and LOTHENI

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines

First View : SCHLIEMI RICKMERS
SAMSA warns that South Africa badly equipped to manage weather induced disasters at sea
CMA CGM upgradeS EURAF 4, SAMWAF & ASAF services to Africa
RMS St Helena on her final voyage from the island
Cameroon calls for EoI to monitor Kribi port construction
Search for oil in Mozambique’s Angoche Basin continues despite Statoil withdrawal
Walvis Bay takes delivery of four ship-to-shore cranes for new container terminal
Evergreen confirms details of order for 20 container ships
2017 was good, but 2018 will be great, says Optimarin
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : DONINGTON

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC CRISTINA
Special Feature: Ilha de Moçambique’s 200th year celebration
Tanzanian Govt vows to clear Dar es Salaam port clearing glitches
Go paperless, or go without, Ghana port stakeholders are told
Saldanha’s Sunrise Energy LPG terminal is launched
Contract for LNG terminal at Palma, Mozambique to be signed today
HMS Queen Elizabeth meets up with US carrier group off Scottish coast
PRESS RELEASE: APM Holding launches US$550 million Africa Infrastructure Fund
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : RIGEL LEADER

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Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Tuesday’s africa Ports & Ships Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

First View : MAERSK KIERA
APL Austria heads for Durban where swells close port
ExxonMobil buys 25% of natural gas block in Mozambique
Hamburg’s Claus-Peter Offen takes over Conti
Freight Forwarding association formed in Ghana
Mystery whereabouts of South Africa’s Chief Harbour Master
Bridge rising above the waters of Maputo Harbour
Video: Watch barge carrier being rescued from going aground
PRESS RELEASES – APPOINTMENTS
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BONITO

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