Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 8 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: MAERSK STADELHORN
SAMSA to investigate Algoa Bay oil spill
Mocamedes Railway anticipates increase in traffic due to pig-iron exports
Iran kicks back and threatens British shipping in the Gulf
Detention of supertanker Grace 1
Celebrations at Slangkoppunt Lighthouse reaches its centenary
East-West-East rail freight: Volvos to China + Volvos from China
New record as largest containership MSC Gulsun enters service
SAS Drakensberg goes on station in Mozambique Channel for Operation Copper
Fire on secret Russian submarine Losharik — 14 dead
Africa’s Small-Scale Fisheries Critical to Food Security
SunStone breaks the mould with cruise ships
Mossel Bay Port calls charity fishing competition a great success
UK launches Maritime Safety Action Plan
No Tema Port job losses because of Meridian Ports concession, says Ghana president
Trinity House celebrates World Marine Aids to Navigation Day 2019
Boskalis to dry dock 322-metre Carnival Vista on the heavylift BOKA Vanguard
NSRI Durban rendezvous’ with bulker off coast after yacht tragedy
Investigation finds unintended risks with ECDIS navigation
Not as bad as it looks
Durban Maritime Museum vessels ready to go to dry dock
Undisturbed Roman shipwreck discovered with full cargo
Shipmanager calls for action to address seafarer suicides
SAWDN to rescue as whales get entangled in fishing gear
Richards Bay coal line annual shutdown announced
Marseilles pays lasting tribute to memory of Jacques R Saadé
IMF says São Tomé and Príncipé public debt is out of control
Another terror attack in Mocimboa da Praia leaves 7 dead
No more octopus fishing in False Bay, says Creecy

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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 – 3 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News – 3 November 2018

Here are the News Headlines (check back for updates):

First View : RICHARDS BAY SMALL CRAFT BASIN
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
International: London Thamesport’s short sea role strengthened by Containerships
The greatest maritime rescue in history-OCEANOS
Master Mariners recognition for South Africa’s top salvage master Capt Nick Sloane
Maersk launches instant container bookings
Port Elizabeth reopened to shipping following crane collapse     
Bulk sector prospects positive but challenges ahead – Abto
At Last: Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock gets green light of approval
Ghana’s Ministry of Transport looking for investors in Tema Shipyard
Suspension for another top Transnet official 
Mozambique Economy is “more stable, but with reduced capacity for growth” – World Bank
New date set for opening of Maputo-Catembe Bridge
CMA CGM updates its WAX 3 and Midas 1 services to West Africa
Pirate whaler seized and destroyed off Somalia by EU NAVFOR 
Nigerian pirates strike again, 11 crew taken hostage from Pomerenia Sky 
The Port of Durban closed due to strong winds and swell – UPDATED port reopened to selected movements. 
Tanzania & Rwanda seek to fast-track SGR railway from Dar es Salaam
Float out of Australian icebreaker Nuyina aided by Unique Group
New performance record for Port of Mombasa   
EU NAVFOR programme of helping Somali fishermen continues
Trinity House commemorates the end of the First World War
Bidvest/Petredec Tank Terminals’ LPG storage facility launched in Richards Bay
20th Intermodal Africa Exhibition & Conference is in Accra next month
Agri-tech can turn African Savannah into global food basket
Captain Rufus Lekala’s return from suspension
NSRI called to evacuate patient off ship outside Durban
Another first for LBH Southern Africa and Port of Ngqura
Winds close Durban’s Maydon Wharf channel to shipping
Angola’s port of Namibe faces second phase of modernisation works
Damen to hold its first fishing seminar in Cape Town
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GREEN KARMOY

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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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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : JIN WANG LING
PMAWCA Secretary-General takes over as Director-General of Ghana Ports
Evergreen Strengthens Asia – East Africa Service
Open day at sea in Comoros for SA Agulhas II
Peterside cautions of the effect of China’s Silk Road initiative on Africa
EU NAVFOR welcome for publication of BMP5
Operation Junction Rain: Maritime Law Enforcement
MARIOTTI DAMEN Cruise created as Seabourn signs letter of intent for two expedition ships
The biggest solar park in The Netherlands, North Sea Port
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC BRANKA

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s headlines:

First View : MSC HIMANSHI
Boost for Seafarer Training
Another top award for Ghana’s Port Authority
Tanzania’s standard gauge railway to the hinterland gets underway
Indian Ocean Security: UK & India agree closer co-operation
Alphaliner: Major shipping lines in the red
Organised crime targets Rotterdam port workers
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : KOTA APL

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