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 : AFRICAN BUZZARD
Namport, Walvis Bay tightens up on change of ships agents in port
NIMASA says it is working to secure release of 12 crew taken by pirates
IORA delegation visits Operation Phakisa projects in Port Elizabeth
Liebherr Reachstackers reinforce Port of Durban
UN Economic Commission for Africa pushes for African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
South Africa to pilot e-Visa in New Zealand
Shippers up in arms over sulphur cap surcharges
Setting standards for the future of shipping–DNV GL releases autonomous and remotely operated ship guideline
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : JOLLY DIAMANTE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : POLONIA
Pirates raid bulker Glarus off Bonny Island, take 12 hostages
Lake Victoria’s MV Nyerere death toll passes 200
Madagascan licensing bidding opens at Africa Oil Week
Second shipment of copper ore reaches Lobito by train from DRC
DAFF formalises small-scale fisheries
English High Court continues restraint against Djibouti Port Company
President Ramaphosa on stimulating the South Africa economy
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : UACC RAS TANURA

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