Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 August 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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TFR adopts an Outcomes Based Security solution to solve theft and vandalism on rail network
WHARF TALK: Norwegian Fisheries Research Vessel DR. FRIDTJOF NANSEN
New Port Security Officer (PSO) appointed for Port of Durban
Tanker collision in Suez Canal
Third new tug arrives for service at Port Maputo
DRC copper mine to rail 10,000 tonnes of copper through the Lobito Corridor
Mina de cobre da RDC transportará 10.000 toneladas de cobre através do Corredor do Lobito
WHARF TALK: anchor handling, tug, and supply vessel BOKA FULMAR
Potential shortages as Panama Canal restrictions impact holiday stocks, warns Container xChange
Nigeria: Dangote Refinery completes construction and starts production
Innovative WindWings sail-assisted bulker sets off on commercial voyage
Namport planning to enlarge Walvis Bay port for oil and gas sector
WHARF TALK: offshore crane vessel BOKALIFT 1
92 Years of service for South Sands Bluff Lighthouse
In Conversation: Kenya and the US are negotiating a trade deal that could be a model for Africa
Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) explained: Video series
TPT prepares to partner with ICTSI at Durban Container Terminal Pier 2
WHARF TALK: anchor handling, tug, supply vessel (AHTS) PACIFIC DOLPHIN
Transnet calls for retraction of media comments after Group CE speech
ICTSI posts healthy half-year results
Mossel Bay port issues a Request for Information on a renewable energy facility
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim welcomes transfer of oil from FSO Safer
Testing of Tanzania SGR delayed by lack of locomotives

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15 April 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Angola’s Sonangol takes delivery of new tanker Sonangol Kulumbimbi
WHARF TALK: Panamax container ship – MSC CARLA III
CMA CGM enhances its WAX service with call at Nigeria’s Lekki
ONE launches its carbon calculating eco-calculator
Seven candidates for the job of next IMO secretary-general
WHARF TALK: MR2 products tanker – SILVER VALERIE
Aero Africa launches Sea-Air freight service Asia to Africa via Dubai
ONE updates its Africa Rainbow Shuttle from May
Copernicus spies high sea surface temps: 
IN CONVERSATION: Présence chinoise en Afrique et Amérique latine : une version moderne de la “malédiction des ressources”
IN CONVERSATION: Chinese presence in Africa and Latin America: a modern version of the “resource curse”?
Eni despatches FPSO Firenze to the Ivory Coast and the start-up of the Baleine field
WHARF TALK: expeditionary cruise ship – ISLAND SKY
Second pirate attack in weeks in Gulf of Guinea as tanker is boarded
Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction: A landmark treaty on the high seas
NIMASA places four new ferries in service at Apapa
MSC to mobilise $100 million to help end overfishing
Ramaphosa meets country’s top exporters over rail & port logistics
WHARF TALK: passenger cruise liner – INSIGNIA
WHARF TALK: Chinese research & tracking ship – YUAN WANG 5
Russian pipelay vessel Fortuna heading for Equatorial Guinea
Ship-to-ship oil transfers: Tankers in the ‘dark fleet’ – The IMO Legal Committee
Large drug cocaine haul in Guinea’s Kamsar port
Gabon looks to exploit its gas potential
Le Gabon cherche à exploiter son potentiel commercial en matière de gaz
Dust and more Saharan dust – plumes observed by satellite

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 September 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MSC QINGDAO
Mozambique cabinet ratifies agreement with Russian Navy on easy entry to Moz ports
Zambia issues urgent travel alert to Zambian truck drivers travelling in SA
South Africa, Deadly Attacks on Foreign Truck Drivers: Nationwide Xenophobic Harassment Campaign
Eni reports significant gas and condensates strike onshore Niger Delta
SA places climate change under the spotlight at TICAD
Terrorism returns to northern Mozambique with five beheadings
New floating wave attenuator in Walvis Bay
Another ferry tragedy, this time in Cameroon waters
IMO SG in Greenland
Africa the next growth frontier, Ramaphosa tells Japanese investors
Amazon wild fires: August 2019
President Ramaphosa urges G7 economies to partner with Africa
A textbook evacuation: Two men escape fishing vessel fire
Qatar announces plans to develop the Somalia port of Hobyo
KV Svalbard First ABB Azipod®-propelled vessel reaches North Pole
Strong half-year results for DP World, Africa features
SAMSA hosts S-E Asia Convention for Fishermen’s working conditions
Websites to watch: Continuing an occasional series
Oyo discovery a game changer for Congo and the continent
Guidelines and Recommendations for River Information Services (RIS)
Ramaphosa says AfCFTA will release continent’s economic potential
Port of Mossel Bay hosts workshop for women SMMEs
French shipping line announces GRR from Asia to East, South, West Africa & Indian Ocean
The supply and use of 0.50%-sulphur marine fuel
Durban Maritime Museum tug JR More joins minesweeper SAS Durban at ship repair yard
CMA CGM decides not to use the Northern Arctic route
Grindrod six-months interim results reflect refocus on trade corridors

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