Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 20 August 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Durban Container Terminal DCT2

TPT prepares to partner with ICTSI at Durban Container Terminal Pier 2
WHARF TALK: the golden age of passenger liners: THE FOUR FUNNELLERS Part 2
UNCTAD: Economic Development in Africa Report 2023 Part 2
Léon Thévenin departs Mombasa for Cape Town
Xeneta Container Update: Shippers Must Seize Opportunities Before Market Rebounds
Recovery attempts for shipwrecked fishing trawler Dijaanda
WHARF TALK: the golden age of passenger liners: THE FOUR FUNNELLERS   Part 1
Suez Canal: Sunken tug boat Fahd recovered
Kongsberg Digital to digitalise Höegh Autoliners entire car carrier fleet
UNCTAD: Economic Development in Africa Report 2023 Part 1
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for July 2023
WHARF TALK: MR2 product tanker UOG SPARTA
DP World commits to adding 3 million TEU handling capacity by end of 2023
COSCO takes delivery of second methanol-ready general cargo ship
Saipem awarded two contracts, one in Congo, worth US$ 700 million
New SAN hydrographic vessel “on track”
WHARF TALK: container vessel MSC MATTINA
Nigerian floating dock shortly to enter service at Apapa, Lagos
Tanzania’s SGR rail construction halted by strike
Saipem awarded US$1 billion contract offshore Libya
Yemen waters – FSO Safer: Boskalis’s SMIT Salvage successfully transfers oil
WHARF TALK: reefer vessel FRIO AEGEAN
Fremantle Highway fire brings debate on transporting electric vehicles into sharp focus
UK Marine Guidance Note: Ro-ro passenger ferries: Carriage of electric cars; Risks and mitigations
South Africa-Europe Container Service (SAECS) service update: Kalahari Express Cape Town omission
South Africa-Europe Container Service (SAECS) service update: Santa Teresa Algeciras omission
Mercy Ship in Durban, undergoing extensive repairs
Transnet approaches market for digital procurement system
UK withdraws licences for Indian Ocean floating armouries

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 August 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Maersk Danube
 
Dar es Salaam offers Uganda shippers 30 days free storage
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose, offshore towage, anchor handling, and support vessel SD GRACE
Xeneta Container Update: Spot rates rally on key Far East trade lanes after latest GRI moves
Cable ship Léon Thévenin needed in two place at once
WHARF TALK: handysize bulk carrier – CHARISMA.GR
Dual loading at PE Car Terminal increases handling rate by 14%
Fishing trawler Dijaanda shipwrecked on Mossel Bay coast – four dead, one seafarer missing
The UK’s National Risk Register 
Hapag-Lloyd and DB Schenker to decarbonise supply chains
TNPA & CSIR to collaborate over wind impact at Cape Town port
WHARF TALK: Damen new-build tug – E-EIGHT
Suez Canal Authority tug sinks after collision with tanker
Tanzanian ship to ease container logistics between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar
TPT says Truck Booking System at Port of Richards Bay is having effect
Namibe port begins export of pig iron from Cuando Cubango
WHARF TALK: Panamax MR2 Product Tanker KARDIANI
SAECS Service advisory Update MOL Proficiency & Santa Cruz
MSC Joins SEA-LNG as Latest Coalition Member
Angola receives first tank landing craft from CMN; inaugurates refurbished Soyo naval base
Renewed interest in extending East Africa’s Standard Gauge Railway
NEW BOOK: Running the Gauntlet: Cargo Liners 1939-1945
MSC Air Cargo has delivery of 2nd of 4 new Boeing 777-200 freighters

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 April 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   JOLLY VANADIO

Historic step as Transnet commences wth sale of rail slots to third-party operators
SOUTH AFRICA’S NAVY AT 100 – special feature
WHARF TALK: expedition cruise ship SILVER EXPLORER
DP World launches DUBUY.com e-commerce platform in Tanzania
WHARF TALK: modern bulk carrier / logger – LUENHO
Maersk explores new ways to accelerate green fuel production
IN CONVERSATION: DRC is set to become 7th member of the East African trading bloc: what’s in it for everyone
IMO developing regional strategy for preventing invasive aquatic species in Red Sea & GoA
The Abidjan-Ouagadougou railway network, from yesterday to today
New citrus terminal at port of Maputo to open
WHARF TALK: Spanish research vessel – SARMIENTO DE GAMBOA
Guinea wants ambitious start to production by 2025 from the Simandou iron ore deposit
Port of Nacala rehabilitation complete next year
Stolt Tankers Pool provides support for reforestation projects
Eastern Cape’s Hannes de Waal is new chairman of Citrus Growers Association
Phase 2 of Mombasa’s second container terminal ready for commissioning
WHARF TALK: Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) – PACIFIC LEADER
BOOK REVIEW: Wartime Standard Ships
Nigeria’s new large Dangote fertiliser plant will enable exports
IN CONVERSATION: Red gold: the rise and fall of West Africa’s palm oil empire
Höegh Autoliners’ introduces Aurora-class of vehicle carriers
Dodgy fishing fleet moves into Indian Ocean after insurer ends coverage
WHARF TALK: long wait outside for – ELKA DELPHI
TICT at Tin Can Island orders two mobile cranes
Ukraine war’s impact on Trade and Development: UNCTAD report
IN CONVERSATION: Whale migrations: how new UN treaty aims to protect species on the high seas
Botswana sugar now imported through Port of Walvis Bay
Boskalis to replenish eroded Togo & Benin coastline
Sale of Vale Moatize coal mine to India’s Vulcan confirmed
TNPA launches 2022 Internship Programme

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 May 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page:  FOREVER HARMONY

WHARF TALK: Chartered container ship Cypress flies the CMA CGM flag
Lekki port developers receive first installment of the loan facility to build the port
CAPE, an appropriate name for a ship calling at the Tavern of the Seas
TAZARA faces shortfall in freight carried for 2021/22
Scary moment on Lake Nyasa as mv Mbeya II is grounded by huge waves
UPDATE on quarantined ship Eaubonne in Durban harbour
Port of Douala terminal orders two Konecranes Gottwald Mobile harbour cranes
WHARF TALK: MSC Gabriella: Bet you didn’t know this
Update on Mozambique’s Palma in the aftermath of the March attack, Part 3
MSC Seaside returns to cruising with new Mediterranean destinations
Call for second Suez Canal channel to avoid another Ever Given
More Transnet Freight Rail cable theft arrests
Update on Mozambique’s Palma in the aftermath of the March attack, Part 2
WHARF TALK: Unicorn tanker named SC Draco calls at Cape Town
SAMSA appoints new acting senior managers
Bolloré Transport & Logistics alongside UNICEF in fight against malaria
Ship placed under quarantine in Durban in fear of Coronavirus
Update on Mozambique’s Palma in the aftermath of the March attack
WHARF TALK: Chinese tanker Lian Gui Hu calls at Cape Town
IN CONVERSATION: Watching a coral reef die as climate change devastates one of the most pristine tropical island areas on Earth
Celebrating Fish for Good: Setting a course for sustainable fishing in South Africa
Höegh Autoliners launching Aurora class: largest & most environmentally-friendly car carrier
Bon Voyage……saying ‘Goodbye’ to saying Goodbye
Royal Navy News
WHARF TALK: Oryong No.373 in port for planned maintenance & serious repair
Royal Canadian Navy Ship HMCS Calgary seizes record drug haul
Demand for HSFO to remain until future fuels roll out on larger scale – BIMCO
WHARF TALK: Bittersweet as HORIZON sails on
At IMO a new series of webinars on oil spill preparedness and response
US cruising to re-start in mid-July subject to COVID vaccinations
Port of Lüderitz to use feeder vessel for transships to Handymax or Capesize vessels

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : STOLT SELJE
Höegh Autoliners faces prosecution on 7 charges of collusive action and price fixing
Tete coalfields to have four rail services to the coast
Lucky sea rescue off Port Elizabeth
TAZARA links with Bombardier with MoU
Namibia reports illegal fishing vessels to Angola
Hurricane Irma: HMS Ocean arrives at Gibraltar
PRESS RELEASE: Autonomous ships and the human element
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : THEMIS LEADER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : HÖEGH PUSAN
Another pirate attack off Horn of Africa
Nautic Africa launches six new ferries for Ivory Coast
Three into one for the 3 big Japanese lines
Grindrod’s Alan Olivier steps down
Rickmers Holding files for insolvency
Creation of a European Coast Guard
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ENDLESS HORIZON

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : HÖEGH BRASILIA
Liberia’s third port, Sinoe, is back in business
Gigaba says Africa must trade with itself
BOOT contract signed for Port of Ngqura liquid bulk terminal
Greenpeace concludes tour with recommendations to West Africa
African Petroleum spuds Ayamé-1X exploration well off Ivory Coast
US turns down Japanese container line merger
Maersk’s quiet takeover of Hamburg Süd
PRESS RELEASES: Thordon Bearings & Drydocks World team up to convert ships to seawater lubricated shaft lines
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : YONG XING

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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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Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MOUNT HIKURANGI
Boost for SA seafarers with 3rd ship now on SA Register
Pacific Partnership 2017 (in Indian Ocean)
Samsung builds world’s biggest containership – 20,150-TEU MOL Triumph
Coals to Newcastle or Diesel to Singapore
Russia warns of impending crisis at Yemen’s Port Hodeidah
Trinity House advances at Europa Point, Gibraltar
PRESS RELEASES: TNPA pilot brings in car carrier despite heavy swells
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : STADT KOLN

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