Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 22 April 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: SANTA INES
CURRENT NEWS..
Some fine ship models come to auction in London
AfDB approval for Central Africa Strategy
2018 was not the best of years for Damen Shipbuilding
SAMSA leads mission to Miami to draw more cruise ships to South Africa
Armed pirates open fire and board tanker in Bonny River anchorage
French take delivery of fourth Multi-Mission naval ship
US Navy and French Navy aircraft carrier groups joint exercise in Red Sea
Leading maritime capitals of the world report 2019
Preparing for major incidents at sea
Mossel Bay and Garden Route look ahead to 2019 Port Festival
South African and Swazi ministers discuss 24-hour border post for Oshoek
Chevron to acquire Anadarko in multi billion dollar deal
Bolloré commits to a joint venture logistics project in Ethiopia
Ngqura’s unique port sand bypass system mimics nature successfully
NIMASA blasts high level of capital flight from Nigerian maritime sector
IMO 2020 — A Breath of Fresh Air
Namport bids farewell to CEO Mr Bisey /Uirab
Denmark to use drone for sulphur check
The Vikings have landed — East London’s grand cruise season finale
Port Statistics for the month of March 2019 are available here
Nigerian Shippers Council wraps up visit to Transnet National Ports Authority
Anglers gain access to Port of East London’s West Bank foreshore
Silver Whisper brings Richards Bay’s cruise season to a close
Cape Cruise Season Ends with Viking Sun’s Maiden Voyage to South Africa
Traffic in the English Channel
EARLIER NEWS..
CSA 2020 welcome SAMSA decision on open-loop exhaust gas scrubbers
Richards Bay TNPA provides emergency assistance to pipe-towing tug
Cunard’s Queen Victoria calls at Port Elizabeth
ISSA and unfair port access practices
Ghana’s drastic reduction of port costs

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 March 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the news headlines:
First View 1: EASTERN LIGHT
Tema’s new container terminal means layoffs at the Inland Container Depots, says Ghana Ports Authority
Cyclone Haleh threatens mid Indian Ocean
Capespan’s The Logistics Group (TLG) ready to expand facilities to the fresh fruit export sector
New Comoros communications undersea cable to become operational in third quarter
Japan comes out in support of open-loop scrubbers, says no threat to environment
Anadarko Petroleum to invest US$176 million in Mozambique the first half of 2019
MODEC awarded FPSO contract for SNE Field offshore Senegal
Digital facelift for Mombasa tea trade
New Uganda port for Kampala receives go-ahead
UK Defence Secretary announces £235 million submarine nuclear propulsion deal
Transport Minister in Durban today to address inaugural Maritime Transport Sector Dialogue
Suez Canal registers highest daily tonnage in 150 years
Dynamar: The East & Southern Africa Container Trades 2019
UK ordered to hand back Chagos Islands (and Diego Garcia) to Mauritius
Nigerian ports reopen after election shutdown
CSA 2020 says Scrubber Washwater Composition Study showed positive results
South Africa’s ZACube-2 nanosatellite transmits first images from space
Cloudy Waters
Attempted pirate attack on container ship in Gulf of Guinea
Mozambique deploys troops to the north to protect gas exploration
Five new diesel-electric locomotives arrive in Maputo for CFM
Strike action by port workers rejecting concessioning at Port Sudan
Viking Jupiter delivered with Thordon water lubricated propulsion arrangement
French ship Cassard conducts 2nd drug seizure off coast of Oman
Ethiopia signs pipeline deal with Djibouti
Keel laid to mark construction of first of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol vessels for SA Navy
Stay watching this space as more news will follow…..
Red faces as two MSC Cruises’ ships embarrassingly collide
Fifth drug strike for HMS Dragon under CTF 150 Command
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

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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 headines:

First View : PRINCESS JOHANNA
Difficult delivery voyage for two Nigeria-bound offshore supply vessels
East African Community engages Dutch consultancy MTBS to assess regional ports
Nacala Corridor-Funding a vital link across 912kms
Eritrea’s port of Masaawa is open for business, says governor
Forest export restrictions lifted in two African countries
Websites to Watch-1-Qatar
ATSB investigation into loss of containers from YM Efficiency off Newcastle, NSW
Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MOL Prosperity

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : KARIYUSHI LEADER
How an unrecognised state’s port deal could shift dynamics across the Horn
Transnet in international consortium concession to build new Nigerian rail network
Tugs and port cranes delivered to Port Sudan from Qatar Ports
South Africa disappointed at US steel tariff decision
IFC to finance new LPG terminal at Port of Mombasa
Davies Turner goes east with express China rail service
Freight and Brexit
First Damen Fast Crew Supplier with motion-compensated gangway system enters service
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC BEIJING

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : SEAMAX GREENWICH
SARS introduces paperless electronic reporting to track cargo
Transnet & Saldehco’s signed agreement paves way for South Africa’s first offshore supply base
Japanese contractor Toyo wins contract to build Mombasa’s second container terminal
DP World advised by Somalia to reconsider its contract options with Berbera port
Storm turns into Cyclone Fakir as it nears La Reunion
NCL’s latest Breakaway class ship Norwegian Bliss enters service
Subsea 7 makes hostile bid for McDermott Inte4rnational
Thordon joins growing IWSA membership base
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : COLORADO HIGHWAY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : ASTOR
Qatar ups the ante and sends seven ships to Suakin, Sudan
Somalia appeals to the UN for action against a UAE military base in Somaliland
DAFF to use diplomatic channels to return funds held abroad
NIMASA chief calls for Nigerian National Maritime Policy to be implemented
Why Africa’s free trade area offers so much promise
dti Ready to engage the US on steel and aluminium quotas
Maersk and Bolloré to jointly develop 2nd Abidjan Container Terminal
Allied Maritime Command hosts Allied Operational Commanders
Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) exercising in the Baltic
New name, new leadership and new working groups for ICHCA Technical Panel
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : NILEDUTCH PANTHER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC ANIELLO
Mossel Bay port to be catalyst for economic development on Garden Route
MPDC to implement US$64 million modernisation project for Port Maputo
How an Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa
South Africa asked to explore Mozambique’s railway potential
Pirates attack ship off Port Harcourt
Sealed auction to buy 55,000 tons of phosphate on board arrested NM Cherry Blossom
HMS Trent naming
Dunkirk Port proceeds with Flanders Quay extension
PEMA Student Challenge 2018 Question Announced
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : VIALLI aka TIGER BEIJING

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : JASMINE
dti takes black industrialists to explore opportunities in Mozambique
Ethiopia hedged its bets, invests in Berbera port
Construction of second berth at Tanzanian Port of Mtwara underway
Sunrise Energy loses case against Avedia Energy-will appeal
Cyclone Dumazile threatens Reunion & Madagascar
Construction underway for SAGA Cruises’ new ship Spirit of Discovery
Additional rail service consolidates Navarra Intermodal Terminal
Winter North Atlantic
Ardent and Singapore Salvage engineers join forces
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : JUMBO KINETIC

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