Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 6 November 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   JOLLY TITANIO

Durban Container Terminals and truckers association partner to clear backlog
WHARF TALK: heavy load landing ship MARCAP MARS
MSC introduces fast new service Senegal to North Europe
ICAO General Assembly 41: States adopt net-zero 2050 global goal
Port of Entry status for Ports of Mossel Bay and Saldanha
WHARF TALK: Panamax LR1 tanker NORSTAR INTEGRITY
Climate plans remain insufficient: More ambitious action needed
Maersk delivers strong record Q3 but warns of storm clouds ahead
Harren Group opens branch in Nigeria
Cape Columbine Lighthouse turned 86 years old in October
WHARF TALK: Panamax container vessel MSC ADELAIDE
Le Port Sec d’Adétikopé au Togo : un relais stratégique pour le Port de Lomé
Togo’s Dry Port of Adétikopé: a strategic relay for the Port of Lomé
ICS and the global CO2 reduction fund
Dan-Bunkering and Amoil to join forces on 1 January 2023
Safeen Offshore expands subsea service capabilities with a support ship
Call on government department to unlock trade at Eastern Cape ports
WHARF TALK: large ocean towing tug BOKA ALPINE
Transnet Port Terminals lifts Force Majeure across all terminals
CMA CGM to reshuffle SHAKA 2 service rotation connecting Asia with South Africa
Xeneta Container Alert: stubborn long-term rates refuse to follow in footsteps of huge spot declines, but change is coming
DP World reports a 2.5% growth rate for nine months of 2022
Despite problems, SA citrus exports via TPT terminals up 3.7% on 2021
WHARF TALK: Panamax container vessel MSC SHANELLE
UNESCO Setting a global ambition for the Ocean We Want
Ships on the East coast on Sunday
Cape Acacia rounding the Cape
Why no mention of Richards Bay? asks Minerals Council South Africa
New US-Korea air freight service from Maersk Air Cargo

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 April 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: Lewek Ivory & Hai Soon 28  

Record IAG Cargo uplift on a Boeing 777-300 cargo flight from Nairobi to London
REFLECTIONS: Pipelayer Seven Oceans makes a Cape Town call
Global leaders unite in urgent call for international pandemic treaty
IN CONVERSATION: Offshore gas finds offered major promise for Mozambique: what went wrong
Mackay Marine partners up with Raytheon in South Africa
President Sisi promises investment to avoid repeat of Suez Canal blockage
Puzzled by the Mozambican ISIS Crisis? — watch the video
REFLECTIONS: Yasa Aygen, an unusual visitor to Cape Town
IN CONVERSATION: Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage
Europe’s Ports call for more onshore power
Mozambique to import locomotives from India’s Banaras Locomotive Works
SAMSA announces an end to nurdle collection along KZN coastline
Suez Canal unblocked: “We pulled it off!” says Boskalis/SMIT Salvage
VIEWPOINT: Xeneta container rates alert: carriers flex financial muscles as rates climb continues
IN CONVERSATION: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade
REFLECTIONS: LR1-class oil tanker Yamilah arrives in Cape Town
IN CONVERSATION: After the Ever Given: what the ship wedged in the Suez Canal means for global trade
South Africa expresses concern over deadly Palma attacks
WHARF TALK: Durban Port Bulletin News
WHARF TALK: Durban Volume and Vessel Call Performance
Suez Canal disruption:
Analysis of impact on tanker market by Signal Group
REFLECTIONS:  RT Spirit, an unexpected visitor
Transnet Port Terminals gears up for another successful citrus season
TPT network systems will be unavailable early Monday
NIGERIA: Two new Konecranes for Tin Can island terminal
EVER GIVEN: Statement from IMO Secretary General Kitack
SUEZ CRISIS – Situation remains unchanged on Sunday morning
Prioritised vaccinations for aircrew and seafarers: ICAO joins UN call
Drama in Palma as jihadists overrun town

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28 March 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page:  ATHINA

EVER GIVEN: Statement from IMO Secretary General Kitack
SUEZ CRISIS – Situation remains unchanged on Sunday morning
Prioritised vaccinations for aircrew and seafarers: ICAO joins UN call
Drama in Palma as jihadists overrun town
SUEZ CANAL REMAINS BLOCKED BY EVER GIVEN – May have to remove containers
Vaccination for Seafarers and Shipping Companies: A Practical Guide
REFLECTIONS: Pacific Legend, one of the world’s largest platform supply vessels
Norway gives go-ahead for the Stad Ship Tunnel
TRADE NEWS: ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
SA Navy’s new Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessel P1571 makes an appearance
MOZAMBIQUE INSURGENCY: Palma under attack, may have fallen
French Navy nabs ship off Gulf of Guinea smuggling drugs
Al SAFA: Cape Town’s other bunker tanker
SAIMI: Youth encouraged to dream big and dive in
A Tale of Two Tankers: Bow Sun & Victorious
UK Consultation into Polar Code begins
Giant Evergreen container ships Ever Given goes aground and blocks Suez Canal
Cape Acacia becomes latest and largest addition to the South African Register
James Fisher Subtech is launched, consolidates subsea offering
REFLECTIONS: Multipurpose offshore vessel Telford 30
HMS Montrose makes another drug strike in Arabian Sea
The ITF Seafarers’ Survey for March 2021
Snakes or Ladders: Boarding and Landing of Marine Pilots
REFLECTIONS: Mamola Serenity’s extended stay in Cape Town
WHARF TALK: Cape Town Ships Today
A message from IMO Secretary-General:
COVID-19 crew change crisis still a challenge
WHARF TALK: South Africa looks to Karpowerships for energy relief
NEW BOOKS: The Battle of the Atlantic
Danish frigate to head for Gulf of Guinea
Walvis Bay-bound train derails, travelling too fast, say reports
NSPCA says it is appalled at yet another livestock vessel causing animals to suffer
WTO Director-General concludes successful official visit to Nigeria

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 27 February 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: DA XIN

Latest piracy attack report a hoax
PIRACY: Security Escort Vessel (SEV) attacked, two crew dead
CONTAINER RATES ALERT: rates rise go into overdrive
Unions call for global seafarer vaccination programme
AIRFREIGHT: Kenya Airways launches B787 Dreamliner freighter
Upgrade for the Ngqura Container Terminal
Port is what we do – Hamburg port authority video
Kuehne+Nagel acquires Chinese logistics provider Apex
ICAO and WCO issue joint calls Vaccine supply chain priorities
WHARF TALK: Durban shipping movements today
WHARF TALK: Cape Town commercial shipping movements
Russia’s Red Sea plans amidst rising militarisation
WHARF TALK: SAECS scheduled delays, southbound Cape Town calls omitted
MSC’s new direct service between India and West Africa
Rehabilitation of Beira-Zimbabwe railway back underway
Bolloré Transport & Logistics receives AEO regional recertification in East Africa
Arrivederci, South Africa – MSC Orchestra sails for Europe
WHARF TALK: Durban & Santos, a tale of two ports
Transnet prioritises capacity improvements to Richards Bay coal line
UK’s Freeport East Hydrogen Hub will boost decarbonisation agenda
Global Shippers Council fed up with chaotic shipping market
WW announces plans for first full-scale wind powered RoRo ship
NSRI rescue reports & a warning to stay clear of the Bos 400 wreck
WHARF TALK: State of the Port of Durban
WHARF TALK: Port of Durban Volume & Vessel Call Performance
WHARF TALK: Cape Town Ship Movements
Merchant Shipping Bill 2020: a work in progress
The RAF transports Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine to Ascension
SA looks to Asian markets to revive economic growth
UK to lead the way in training for autonomous shipping
Namport makes social investment to Namibian secondary school
WHARF TALK: Djibouti set to provide floating bunker operations
 US Navy ship Herschel ‘Woody’ Williams arrives in Cape Town

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