Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 12 December 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  MSC ORCHESTRA

IN CONVERSATION: Planned seismic survey by Shell has kicked up a storm in South Africa. Here’s an explainer
Matola scores with a Capesize, its largest ever ship in Port Maputo
WHARF TALK: All Indian tanker – JAG APARNA
SA minister visits Port of Rotterdam to discuss hydrogen exports
IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee: 22-26 November – Part 2
Interesting book release: The Ever Given
TRADE NEWS: Xeneta Shipping Index by Compass is launched
UNCTAD and Africa Report
Grindrod stake in new freight ferry service to be introduced on Lake Victoria
WHARF TALK: Ice class general cargo vessel – MALIK ARCTICA
IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee: 22-26 November
Who’s the biggest of them all? MSC now on top, but Maersk still has the most ships
Liberia and China sign MoU to bolster and expand on maritime safety
UN Security Council adopts resolution to combat the continuing threat of piracy off the coast of Somalia
Capt Nick Sloane appointed as President of International Salvage Union
Wallenius Wilhelmsen celebrates naming ceremony for car carrier MV Nabucco
CRUISE NEWS: Hurtigruten launches more West African cruises; Covid and Omicron on board Norwegian cruise ship
West Africa: where have the pirates gone?
TNPA dredger Isandlwana replenishing sand on Durban beaches to prevent beach erosion
WHARF TALK: Unusual visitor to Cape Town – TEMIS
Maritime Safety: UK MAIB and collision investigation – Anchoring: Marine Guidance Note issued
Shell gets go-ahead with seismic survey off Eastern Cape Wild Coast
News From the Coast: Ships in port tonight; Seismic Surey underway, Platform vessel Temis
WHARF TALK: Ultramax SDARI Dolphin 64 design – CP CHONGQING
Omicron: Transport leaders warn of governments’ knee-jerk reaction: Supply chain at greater risk
Singapore suspends crew change for those with recent travel history to southern Africa
Nigerian Ports set date to become fully digital by 2025
BIMCO’s new contract for Employment of Security Escort Vessels

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 17 October 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View: MSC JEANNE

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to prioritise Intra-African trade
WHARF TALK:  keeping the wheels turning – HELLAS NEMESIS
IN CONVERSATION: Overseas trade has a hidden environmental ‘disaster footprint’ – new report
Protect our Oceans, keep trash in the bin – Port of Mossel Bay
Coega Development Corp welcomes DHL as investor in the SEZ
Transnet investigating another fire at Port of Richards Bay
Three new port managers appointed by Nigeria Ports Authority
WHARF TALK: LR1 Panamax products tanker – NORDIC TRISTAN
WTO issues new edition of Trade Profiles
DP World and CDC Group create US$ 1 billion investment platform in three African ports
KPA denies there is port congestion at Mombasa
WHARF TALK: Final reefer of the 2021 season – ICE GLACIER
CDC calls for proposals for new manganese export terminal at Ngqura
WATER: What is needed, per WMO
Mammoet’s heavy lifting services in action for Djibouti’s first renewable energy farm
Impact of Congestion on Chinese Ports – project44 report
Update on fire on the Houseboat Shayamanzi on Lake Jozini
WHARF TALK: a tale of a new tanker & new oil & gas port – AL KHTAM
IN CONVERSATION: China’s ‘Silk Road urbanism’ is changing cities from London to Kampala – can locals keep control?
SA’s hydrogen valley receives feasibility study stamp of approval
New IMO video highlights need for domestic ferry regulations
Fire onboard luxury passenger vessel on Jozini Dam, northern Zululand
Second cargo of copper cathodes exported through Port of Walvis Bay
WHARF TALK: From Russia with…. –   VENTURE GRACE
Confident UK logistics recovery forecast
TSHD Isandlwana sets new dredging record at Port of Mossel Bay
TRADE NEWS: Haropa port installs ShoreTension®
Admiral Sir Tony Radakin KCB ADC appointed as Chief of the Defence Staff
Covid-19’s heavy US$10 Billion burden on African airlines

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 17 November 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: HSL PARATY
Namport marks 15 years of ISO Management systems accreditations
Some week end views and news briefs
Port Statistics for the month of October 2019 are now available here
Six Tanzanians executed by terrorists near Mozambique border
Pyrolusite imported through the Port of Walvis Bay
AfCFTA implementation presents opportunities for BRICS investment: Ramaphosa
Africa Investment Forum 2019: MOU brings good news for Africa’s rail networks
Damen Shipyards supplies three FCS Patrol Vessels for Nigeria’s SR Platforms
CMA CGM takes part in Madagascar International Transport Logistics & Handling Fair
Grimaldi names first of seven new car carriers Grande Torino
European Union gives backing to AfCFTA
Carnival Horizon: Manhattan Cruise Terminal Pier 88 / 90: NTSB Report
Kumba lowers its iron ore export outlook
SASDock floating dock transfers to East London
Dredgers ITALENI & ISANDLWANA go to work in Port of Cape Town
ITF calls for urgent regional cooperation to tackle rising piracy in Gulf of Guinea
Mixed results in Transnet’s interim half-year results
IMO launches online tool to smooth ship reporting formalities
DHL subsidiary Saloodo! launches first international digital road freight platform in Africa
Russian and Chinese naval ships gather at Cape Town ahead of Exercise Mosi
Transnet donation provides for squint eye surgery to young children
USN in these waters
Remembrance 2019
Namdock secures significant Angolan Navy maintenance contract
Introduction to PEMA: Port Equipment Manufacturers Association
Danish bunker specialist Monjasa opens bunker service in Angola
MSC Cruises becomes first global cruise line with carbon neutral operations
Total appoints Shearwater GeoServices for further seismic survey of Brulpadda site

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 18 December 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : SILVER DISCOVERER
Next First View : SAS PROTEA

Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message: Call to action on seafarers’ mental health
Wentworth Resources to pull out of Mozambique, concentrate on Tanzania
Mozambique fishing remains in the hands of artisanal fishermen
Navy frigate SAS Spioenkop collides with SAS Drakensberg
Well-known personality in the Port of Durban, Willem Kruk, has passed away
South African port statistics for November are available here
South Africa deposits instrument ratifying TFTA
Another oil vessel splits in two at Tema port anchorage
Mozambique Navy & Fisheries personnel receive maritime counter piracy training from French
Hydrographers can now add letters after their name
Another three terrorist attacks made in Mozambique’s Palma district
CMA CGM wins top environmental award
The Dragon strikes again, seizes second haul of drugs from dhow in Indian Ocean
Special Feature: Remember Winter in the North Atlantic 40 years ago
Dredger Isandlwana sails from Durban to dredge at Port of Mossel Bay
HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Portsmouth
Mozambique fisheries minister denies any knowledge of Chinese fishing boats
Ballast water treatment UV doses must be consistent
The 1st International Shipmasters’ Congress, ISC ’19
The clouds over Brexit
Brexit: Comments from the Freight Transport Association & Road Haulage Association
Bolloré Logistics opens new logistics hub in Lastoursville, Gabon
EU NAVFOR marks 10 years of maritime ops, but pirates strike off Cameroon
Look South, Not North, Europe told
Anadarko selects TechnipFMC & Van Oord for its Mozambique offshore subsea LNG project
Innovate Durban: Maritime Youth Innovation Challenge

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
South African crew arrested on MSC Seaside for drug smuggling
Damen first Fishing Seminar success
Djibouti eyes its hinterland, to resume services to South Sudan
Maersk sets zero co2 emission target by 2050
South Africa welcomes parliament’s approval of AfCFTA
Uganda becomes latest nation to ratify African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Ghana Ships Suppliers Association is launched
Graduation Day for junior naval officers at the South African Naval College
EU NAVFOR marks 10 years of presence in Western Indian Ocean
Tullow to search for oil & gas off Comoros
Transnet to plot a new course going forward
South Africa exits technical recession in third quarter
Sishen-Saldanha rail line to be reopened on Monday 9 December
Sunken tug De Mist slowly emerging from the waters of Simon’s Town
UK strengthens defence partnership with Ukraine in face of increasing Russian aggression
UK’s MoD announces new Royal Navy chiefs
TPT introduces another port tech innovation for auto sector
MoD Navy news HMS Diamond and Cyprus
Environmental report understates potential catastrophe on the East Coast
A new book on ships and trades: Tramp Ships: An Illustrated History
The return of Sailing Ships

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