Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 February 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines for the period between 18 and 24 February 2024

FIRST VIEW:   ITAL USODIMARE

Red-letter day as mv Mpungu is launched into Lake Victoria
Cape Town Container Terminal has 43% improvement in weekly truck volumes
Moroccan ports prepare for climate change impact
Central Region ports recovery plan in full swing
Durban port productivity and Mauritius cyclone threat force port omissions
Cyclone warning for Mauritius and Reunion
WHARF TALK: Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) – HANG JUN 4017
Tug SVITZER SANTO NIÑO (IMO 9965904) on delivery voyage to Cape Town
Transnet Port Terminals launches programme to boost technical capacity
Lest We Forget. SS Mendi 21 February 1917
Livestock carrier raises a huge stink in Cape Town
EU launches Eunavfor Aspides to safeguard freedom of Red Sea navigation
WHARF TALK: livestock carrier – AL KUWAIT
Loadshedding and logistics constraints, increase cost of doing business in South Africa – Kumba
Houthi’s score a success, force crew to abandon their damaged ship Rubymar
CMA CGM orders 3 Kalmar straddle carriers for SAMR, Port Réunion
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose offshore field support vessel – SKANDI SEVEN
Trade News: Weathernews launches “Berth Waiting Forecast” service
Shipping industry calls for release of Galaxy Leader crew
Smell in the City – livestock carrier to blame
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for January 2024
Islamist terrorists occupy fishing town of Quissanga near Pemba
WHARF TALK: MR1 chemical and product tanker – MARITIME TUNTIGA
Ukraine sinks Russian landing ship Caesar Kunikov in Black Sea
Maputo port intends investing further in rail transport
O porto de Maputo pretende investir mais no transporte ferroviário
IMO: Tanzania – Enhancing maritime security
Germany sends frigate Hessen to join EU mission in Red Sea
Houthi missile strikes a laden crude oil tanker Pollux with Russian oil for India
Boskalis acquisition of ALP receives approval

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 12 July 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the Newsd Headlines:

Front Page: MSC Sasha
Castor Marine to install Global 4G Connectivity on 30 Groningen vessels
The Chancellor speaks: Employment support schemes
Use technology to identify unnecessary maintenance, says LR
Horn…hornn…hornnnnn!   Vernon Buxton recalls the time of Union-Castle
Annual Sea Sunday online this Sunday
The Nautical Institute: New President
Mozambique Coastal shipping looks ahead
Total sub-contractors killed in ambush near Mocimboa da Praia
CMA CGM commits to fight illicit trafficking of protected species
Trucking strike hits productivity at ports
SAECS reinstates Cape Town call on SA-Europe export service
Islamic State threatens South Africa over involvement in Mozambique conflict
Total confident over security with Cabo Delgado gas project
UK Maritime Safety Week 2020
106-Year old Grand Dame of the Seas gets a new lease of life
Which navigation buoy?
NSRI assist with evacuating sick crewman from bulk carrier
Evac Evolution ballast water system for cable layer Etisalat
WHARF TALK: CMA CGM to launch Round the Africa service
WHARF TALK: Transnet Port Terminals Chief Executive appointed
WHARF TALK: Ship on fire off Port Edward coast, or was it an explosion?
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and its World of Ports
Kenya govt backs down over edict forcing the use of SGR for freight
Kenya Court declares SGR contract with China’s CRBC illegal
Exercise Dynamic Mongoose 17 underway in the High North
WHARF TALK: Mysteries at the museum
WHARF TALK: Decongesting the Port of Durban
WHARF TALK: Cape Town catching up with backlogs
WHARF TALK: Mossel Bay reports steady flow of work for ship repair
WHARF TALK: Deepsea Stavanger mobilises for South Africa
BEST gives its best performance: terminal breaks an historic moves per vessel record
Pirates board ships off Cotonou,kidnap crew

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 13 April 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

Front Page: PALEISGRACHT
>European Shippers’ Council COVID-19 measures
Sea Rescue with a difference: NSRI to aid of Robben Island
Amsterdam enters Durban port today, Vasco da Gama heading for Cape Town
Further jihadist attacks in Mozambique’s gas-rich Cabo Delgado province
Port Reports: Three more cruise ships heading this way
PE Car Terminal scores a 96% in German Quality Audit
Planning for IBSAMAR 2020 held in Simon’s Town
Relief for snoek fishers as travel ban gets lifted
Video: Giant container ship crashes into harbour crane
Force Majeure applied to FLNG GIMI project
Seafarers UK COVID-19 Emergency Appeal
Cautious yet positive message from Grindrod
Port of Berbera breathing new life into Somaliland
Vessels lining up outside Durban as final cruise ships approach
NEW BOOKS reviewed by Paul Ridgway, London Correspondent
Marion Island 2020 Relief Voyage goes ahead
RFA Argus is Caribbean bound
More missed calls on Europe-South Africa services: Santa Ursula
Two new harbour cranes for Port Elizabeth at beginning of reefer season
AMSOL on call: Business continuity & essential marine services
Namport lends a helping hand in aid of COVID-19 pandemic in Walvis Bay
Video: The Queens play Happy Birthday to Queen Mary 2
US Coast Guard oversees disembarkation of 250,000 from cruise ships
UNCTAD: Let’s keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing
Latest on the Queen Mary 2 medical emergency   (Friday) 
Central & West African ports cannot shut down, rules PMAWCA

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