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 18 December 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : SILVER DISCOVERER
Next First View : SAS PROTEA

Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message: Call to action on seafarers’ mental health
Wentworth Resources to pull out of Mozambique, concentrate on Tanzania
Mozambique fishing remains in the hands of artisanal fishermen
Navy frigate SAS Spioenkop collides with SAS Drakensberg
Well-known personality in the Port of Durban, Willem Kruk, has passed away
South African port statistics for November are available here
South Africa deposits instrument ratifying TFTA
Another oil vessel splits in two at Tema port anchorage
Mozambique Navy & Fisheries personnel receive maritime counter piracy training from French
Hydrographers can now add letters after their name
Another three terrorist attacks made in Mozambique’s Palma district
CMA CGM wins top environmental award
The Dragon strikes again, seizes second haul of drugs from dhow in Indian Ocean
Special Feature: Remember Winter in the North Atlantic 40 years ago
Dredger Isandlwana sails from Durban to dredge at Port of Mossel Bay
HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Portsmouth
Mozambique fisheries minister denies any knowledge of Chinese fishing boats
Ballast water treatment UV doses must be consistent
The 1st International Shipmasters’ Congress, ISC ’19
The clouds over Brexit
Brexit: Comments from the Freight Transport Association & Road Haulage Association
Bolloré Logistics opens new logistics hub in Lastoursville, Gabon
EU NAVFOR marks 10 years of maritime ops, but pirates strike off Cameroon
Look South, Not North, Europe told
Anadarko selects TechnipFMC & Van Oord for its Mozambique offshore subsea LNG project
Innovate Durban: Maritime Youth Innovation Challenge

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
South African crew arrested on MSC Seaside for drug smuggling
Damen first Fishing Seminar success
Djibouti eyes its hinterland, to resume services to South Sudan
Maersk sets zero co2 emission target by 2050
South Africa welcomes parliament’s approval of AfCFTA
Uganda becomes latest nation to ratify African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Ghana Ships Suppliers Association is launched
Graduation Day for junior naval officers at the South African Naval College
EU NAVFOR marks 10 years of presence in Western Indian Ocean
Tullow to search for oil & gas off Comoros
Transnet to plot a new course going forward
South Africa exits technical recession in third quarter
Sishen-Saldanha rail line to be reopened on Monday 9 December
Sunken tug De Mist slowly emerging from the waters of Simon’s Town
UK strengthens defence partnership with Ukraine in face of increasing Russian aggression
UK’s MoD announces new Royal Navy chiefs
TPT introduces another port tech innovation for auto sector
MoD Navy news HMS Diamond and Cyprus
Environmental report understates potential catastrophe on the East Coast
A new book on ships and trades: Tramp Ships: An Illustrated History
The return of Sailing Ships

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 3 December 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : Pacific Vision
Strong words from E.Cape premier as young people prepare to join cruise ships
Team Namport heeds call to clean up Walvis Bay harbour town
BREAKING NEWS– Ports Regulator brings relief with tariff application
World’s first iVLOC with DNV GL’s Smartship notation delivered from builder
IUM students to gain experiential exposure at Port of Walvis Bay
The Bank of England and BREXIT
Port of Richard’s Bay Port Festival makes a return
Bolloré Ports announces that work has been completed on Sierra Leone’s Freetown Terminal
SHADE Conference issues warning about complacency with Somali piracy
UAE ships conducting seismic survey near Pemba in Tanzania
Major disruption forecast at UK ports as a ‘real prospect in a no-deal BREXIT
Xeneta unveils monthly insights on long-term ocean freight rate development
SA Navy’s new hydrographic survey ship building programme starts on Friday
Saldanha Terminals creating jobs despite fragile economy
HMS Dragon seizes 3 tons of drugs from dhow in Indian Ocean
SAMSA launches investigation into capsizing of catamaran in Table Bay
Seafarer in medical emergency at sea is brought to Port Elizabeth by NSRI
Special Feature–Supplying Antarctica
Port of Takoradi to be developed as an oil and gas hub
Francophone Africa agrees on a plan for better ship pollution prevention
Ukraine/Russia crisis as Russia impounds Ukraine Navy ships
Subtech secures multi-million dollar offshore Middle East contract
Danquah Institute demands a re-negotiation of new Tema container terminal concession
DCT berth deepening on hold as Transnet issues Stop Work order
Tackling Africa’s road safety crisis
NSRI kept busy last week with medical emergencies on ships at sea
Port of Mombasa is on the way to 31 million tonnes of cargo in 2018
Tullow Oil transports over 30,000 barrels of oil to Mombasa for export
Transnet’s statement on taking the lead with the Nigerian Capegauge railway
SARS destroys number of illegally imported motor vehicles in KZN
IMO Council re-appoints HE Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of IMO for second four-year term

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….

Bitumen tanker named Durban Queen sinks in Persian Gulf, crew rescued
Subsea 7 contracts in Equatorial Guinea cancelled because of lack of local content
TNPA Mossel Bay welcomes Supreme Court of Appeal judgement regarding Mossel Bay Yacht Club
International freight rail service connecting Barcelona with Lyon
ONE transports 23,000 English story books from Hong Kong to benefit children in South Africa
Beira port to benefit from US$290 million investment by concession-holder Cornelder
Walvis Bay facilitates safe and efficient sea trade
The Mission to Seafarers to operate in Panama for the first time
Obstacles to reform at IMO threaten climate goals, says Transparency International
GE pulls out of Nigerian rail concession–hands over to Transnet
Saldanha ship repair comes alight as LNG carriers dock

OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….

The masthead today (Monday) is Maydon Wharf, Durban

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : SANTA URSULA
BREAKING NEWS: TRAGEDY ON LAKE VICTORIA AS MV NYERERE CAPSIZES
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan welcomes court judgement on Transnet
Incat Crowther and Veecraft to build SA Navy workboat
Bagamoyo port back on again as China Merchants Holdings International renews interest
Russia a major destination for SA fresh produce exports
International Association of Maritime Economists elects new president
Investors across the world think twice before investing in Djibouti, says DP World
Joint Search and Rescue exercise conducted off Cape coast
Damco supply chain business to be integrated within Maersk Line
EU NAVFOR strengthening ties with Madagascar
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pic of the Day : CROWN TOPAZ

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headflines:

First View : STRAIT FERONIA
Nigeria to connect ports and hinterland with rail by 2021
TNPA Appoints Business Development Officer
German Luftwaffe P-3C Orion returns to patrol Gulf of Aden for EU NAVFOR
Imperial Logistics International acquires new chief executive
Ngqura handles first cargo for Coega Cement Manufacturer
Armed robbery and piracy a problem in Gulf of Guinea
Spectacular Viking Jupiter naming ceremony
CSIRO launches ASEAN presence
Bio-Sea installation a success aboard CMA CGM Flagship
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : POSEIDON LEADER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : DURBAN PORT FESTIVAL
Nigeria’s Shippers Council to morph into National Transport Commission
SAMSA’s Safety Guru, Captain Nigel Campbell retires
Durban Port Festival to Celebrate All Things Heritage
Naval exercises with EU NAVFOR in Somalia
UNESCO to speed up conservation on Ilha de Mocambique
Vigilant Lion a Roaring Success in the Gulf of Aden
Websites to watch No.3
IMarEST releases report on the human impact of autonomous ships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : LOWLANDS AMSTEL

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : GRAND COSMO
Nigerian House of Representatives opens enquiry into maritime industry
Port of Pemba failing to attract cargo
NIMASA remains committed to making Nigeria Africa’s keading maritime nation
Mozambican police identify ringleaders of Cabo Delgado attacks
Subtech contracted to refurbish Saldanha Fire Pump Station
Mozambique Mustang graphite export project moves ahead
Tall ship Dar Mlodziezy arrives in Cape Town for short visit
EU NAVFOR and Chinese Naval Forces in Gulf of Aden discuss counter-piracy tactics
Wilhelmsen group delivers a slight increase in top line in the second quarter
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC MARS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BAHAMAS
MSC Chloe loses containers off KZN South Coast, SAMSA launches investigation
China wants to build new railway linking Zimbabwe & Zambia with Port of Nacala
Rand’s plummet “due to external factors”
Act of piracy / robbery in Port of Nacala
EU NAVFOR reaches out to Somali fishermen
Kenya railway and business officials charged with fraud over land compensation
$100 million revamp announced for Oceania fleet of Insignia, Nautica, Regatta and Sirena
HMS Sutherland returns to homeport after seven-month deployment
Big Barrels-The New Narrative on Africa’s Oil & Gas
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pic of the Day : UACC STRAIT

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : AMBASSADOR BRIDGE
NIMASA gets tough on ISPS compliance, shuts down five jetties
NileDutch selects CyberLogitec’s ALLEGRO Integrated Liner Management Solution
DP World to build and operate new Mali logistics hub
Nigerian river port Lokoja and Oguta to be completed this year
Spanish maritime reconaissance aircraft chalk-up over 10,000 hours on piracy patrol
Iron ore exports hit by poor Saldanha railway performance, says mining company
Rising Stars from Port of East London Up for Coveted Award
RIMPAC 2018 continues……..
Vard confirms orders placed by Viking for two extra ships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : DIMIJOHN A and CIRCULAR QUAY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BRITISH CHIEF
South Africa signs Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement
RETUSA calls for strike action at Transnet terminals for next Wednesday to Friday
New navigational aids being introduced at Port of Maputo
EU NAVFOR maintaining 24-hour watch to keep Horn of Africa trade lanes open
Ghana Revenue Authority reminds importers of cargo tracking note (CTN)
Cape Town Container Terminal reopens after another weather stoppage
Vard secures contract to build new luxury expedition cruise ship for Hapag-Lloyd
NATO Maritime Group handover
UK and Irish Waters — Differential GPS User Survey
Trainee Program in Glander International Bunkering
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GLOVIS CHALLENGE

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