Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 3 November 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: ALBATROS
Wave energy comes a step closer in Portugal
Mossel Bay Garden Route Port Festival lines up for this weekend
MOU signed for Transnet Intermodal Terminal Facility at Limpopo Eco-Industrial Park
Mozambique government authorised to pay Ematum tuna company debt
Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials
UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport 2019
PE Car Terminal bucks the economy, breaks records
Privinvest (Ematum) trial begins in New York
Mombasa ferries dubbed as Death Traps
Projecting sea power
SA Finance Minister announces cost-cutting measures
Cyclone KYARR 04A in Arabian Sea tracking towards Somali coast
Terrorists stage ambush — 20 Mozambique security forces & five Russians killed
Orca-1 major gas discovery offshore Mauritania
Commitment to business in Ghana: the Kosmos Innovation Centre
Beira fishing port completes renovation following cyclone damage
Dredgers arrive to begin maintenance of Maputo port channels
WMO-IMO symposium addresses extreme maritime weather. 23-25 October. A major contribution to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030)
Four Inland Dry Ports proposed for Mozambique’s Manica province
Russia suggests Industrial Development Zones for Mozambique & Namibia
Port of Mombasa to modernise four berths
Namport and WBCG reach out to international stakeholders
News from the US Fifth Fleet in the Western Indian Ocean
Fred Olsen’s Boudicca becomes first cruise ship to use new Walvis Bay jetty
Rwanda Inland Dry Port inaugurated at Kigali
How IMO perfects efficient port management
NSRI Table Bay kept busy with evacuations of patients from ships at sea
NATO Operation Sea Guardian conducts focused security patrol in the Mediterranean
Another go-ahead agreement on new port at Lekki
Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF): Cape Town hosts the 8th Regional Conference 28-31 October
Cruise Season 2019/20 sets sail at SA ports

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

First View 1: SANTA CLARA
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
Africa forum pledges to deliver on Blue Economy
Kenya-Somalia marine border case goes to court in September
EU Vice-President impressed with $1.5Bn infrastructure investment in Tema Port Expansion
East London Port Manager up for award
Conditions close Durban port to incoming shipping
Kenya Ports Authority seeks new Terminal Operating System (TOS)
Anadarko stresses importance of prioritising shareholders
Talks on extending Tanzania-Rwanda SGR to Eastern DRC
Name-change and good fortune for EBH Namibia, now rebranded Namdock
One of ONE’s ships in Gulf of Aden rescue
SAMSA unapologetic over contribution to Eastern Cape economic development
Two Oceans Marine launches SA’s biggest leisure catamaran
Indian Navy sends two naval ships to Gulf of Oman
Namibia commissions Naval Base Impalila on the Zambezi
IALA* announces World Marine Aids to Navigation Day 2019
AMSOL employee share scheme creates value
Interpreting contractual terms in charterparties & absolute versus intermediate obligations
Nigerian Ports Authority juggles its port management
US provides Mombasa port with added security measures
Man overboard from commercially operated yacht CV30 with loss of 1 life
Maersk to offer customers carbon-neutral transport
Construction of Angola’s Barra do Dande Oil Terminal to recommence
London courtesy visit by HMS Enterprise
Interview with Admiral James G Foggo III, Commander US Naval Forces Africa
South Africa’s Economy to Remain at its Lowest Levels
Samskip fine tunes multimodal network

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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 : QUEEN ELIZABETH
Angolan fast ferry Cabinda is launched at Damen Shipyards
Watersport clubs at Richards Bay faced with eviction
SGR line being laid to 10 berths at Port of Mombasa
SA Weather Service issue weather warnings
Ghana Ports & Harbours signs MoU to build new port at Keta
Nigeria to stop funding old ‘narrow gauge’ rail lines
Investigation underway into Bryde’s whales deaths in Mossel Bay
FWN Rapide piracy update – seafarer found hiding on ship, others alive
TUI’s new Mein Schiff 1 is launched
Opening Oceans Conference Copenhagen, 2-3 May 2018
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PILOT BOATS OF THE USA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : HÖEGH CHIBA
Cape Town Harbour blocked as CMA CGM Samson goes aground
Kenya’s President Kenyatta calls for shipping links between Kenya & Mozambique ports
West African pirates strike once more, fishermen abducted
Discussing the significance of the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement
US$194 Billion to be spent in Africa on upcoming oil & gas fields
QE2 comes to life again with refurbishment and a permanent berth as floating hotel
British ship owners and Brexit
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : TAI AN KOU + MILAHA EXPLORER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : TAIYUAN
Drama at Cape Town as marine pilot falls into sea from boarding ladder
PetroSA signs deal with Russia’s Rosgeo to drill for offshore gas
Ghana’s second Karpower ship takes up station at Tema
Ibo Island fort to be rehabilitated
The untold story of the Chinese aboard Titanic
Port of Richards Bay operations disrupted by weather
Maritime agencies unite at London International Shipping Week
PRESS RELEASE: Cathelco to supply equipment for Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ATLANTIC ACANTHUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : JUPITER LEADER
Tin Can Island shut down as smuggled weapons discovered
Unconfirmed report of another Gulf of Aden pirate attack
‘Factory Africa’? Time to get serious about red tape at Africa’s borders
Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway set to launch on 31 May 2017
K Line takes delivery of new woodchip carrier
Tullow ready to drill new wells off its TEN field off Ghana
South Africa on high alert after Ebola outbreak in DRC
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GEMINI PIONEER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MAREX NOA
Dar es Salaam port departments ordered to go 24/7
Spanish fishing company Pescanova to invest €42.5 million in African fleet
Ivory Coast LNG Terminal to launch in mid-2018
Shipping Alliances cause of China’s port congestion
President Akufo-Addo says Ghana will accept judgement on maritime boundary dispute
UNCTAD 5th Training Programme commences
PRESS RELEASES: Portrix Logistic Software targets Demurrage and Detention solution
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pic of the Day : MSC ROMANE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : HOEGH AMERICA
Somali pirates strike again – Dhow and crew taken hostage
Eastern Cape aims at becoming Africa’s biggest bunkering centre
Improvements to CMA CGM’s EURAF 5 Europe to West Africa service
Transnet says it is well positioned to withstand downgrade
Ivory Coast and Ghana able to withstand short-term low cocoa price fluctuations
Int’l: Damen Dunkerque completes floating dock refurbishment
PRESS RELEASES: Western Cape – Hub of downstream sub-Saharan oil & gas industry
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HAPPY RANGER

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Thursday/Friday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : AURORA
Ghana Ports calls for scrapping of ‘nuisance’ transit taxes
Puntland sacks anti piracy chief over statement
Kenya banks on regaining cruise tourism
Indian company to resume iron ore exports from Mozambique
Equatorial Guinea demands the return of superyacht seized by the Dutch
IMarEST hosts successful Annual Guildhall Dinner
PRESS RELEASES:
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HÖEGH SYDNEY

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