Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15 September 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritme news

Here are the News Headlines:

Front Page: A CARNIVAL PARADE

Total to supply Mozambique with all liquid fuel requirements
Why a proposed Horn of Africa bloc could destabilise the larger region
Shenhai 01: China’s first hybrid-electric rescue vessel
How corruption undermines peacebuilding in Nigeria’s oil region
Jotun’s Hull Skating Solutions increase efficiency and reduce emissions
Nacala Railway reopened after closure due to accident
Project Biro: Damen Cape Town lays keel on second vessel
Technical task team to facilitate SA-US market access
Nigeria told to wean itself from dependency on oil exports
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding partners with GE to deliver Dutch Navy Combat Support Ship
Challenges ahead for TAZARA as targets are not met
Odfjell tanker Bow Orion approached by suspicious craft in Bab-el-Mandeb Strait
WHARF TALK: Durban port report expanded, Part 1
WHARF TALK: Durban Port report expanded, Part 2
WHARF TALK: DCT berth deepening project referred to Special Investigating Unit
WHARF TALK: PE makes its mark in the bumper fruit season
Reefer vessel Water Phoenix boarded by pirates near Lagos
CDC’s Pepi Silinga appointed as new TNPA chief executive officer
Maritime Security and the impact of the global pandemic: IMO virtual meeting
Mauritius must protect vulnerable coastal communities from the effects of the oil spill
Nigerian House of Representatives goes after European shipping lines
New fishing vessel safety publication launched
WHARF TALK: News & Views From Along the Coast
WHARF TALK: Durban Port truck booking system produces dividends
WHARF TALK: Cape Town Port Report: Port activity mainly back to normal
WHARF TALK: Livestock carrier Al Messilah leaves East London under a cloud
WHARF TALK: South Africa suspends some citrus exports to EU
WHARF TALK: Placenames along the coast – Port Edward
London’s new ministry

Read more

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 24 May 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

Front Page: PACIFIC DAWN
Drill rig Deepsea Stavanger idles in Norway until SA COVID-19 restrictions are lifted
UN must persuade governments to adopt crew change protocols or risk humanitarian disaster
Call for flexibility with ship chandling at the ports
How an underwater photo led to the discovery of a tiny new seahorse species
India’s Hydrographer presented with the 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award
Cyber attack targeted Iranian Port of Shahid Rajaee
Pirate attack on general cargo ship off Nigeria coast
Two seafarers on ship in Durban Harbour test positive with COVID-19
Mobile crane catches fire at the Durban Multi-Purpose Terminal
TNPA says its efforts of decongesting the port are ‘bearing fruit’
SA port construction projects remain on hold
Cape Town Ship Society stalwart Pat Downing passes away
Burst water pipe disrupts operations at Richards Bay port
Port Statistics for the month of April 2020 are now available here
Practical measures: IMO and protection from infection advice
US$4 billion NLNG Train 7 contract awarded to Saipem JV
Jotun & Odfjell Drilling collaborate on coating application for Deepsea Stavanger
An urgent call from Shipmasters: Seafarers are feeling let down and abandoned by their Governments
Cruise ship Volendam diverts to Durban to evacuate sick crewman
Expedition ship Le Bougainville visit to Richards Bay explained
Stolt tanker Apal attacked by armed pirates off Yemen coast
COVID-19 delays commissioning of Namibia oil storage facility
Scientists successfully develop ‘heat resistant’ coral to fight bleaching
Dramatic sea rescue operation prevents maritime disaster
WHARF TALK: News & Views from along the coast
Quo Vadis: Which way forward for the cruise industry?
Car maker BMW will resume exports from South Africa
Hapag-Lloyd 2020 Q1: A decent start despite coronavirus pandemic
COVID-19 related lay-ups contribute to Q1 loss for Wilhelmsen Holding ASA
Davies Turner’s Express China rail freight service: Further boost from container shipping re-routeings

Read more

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 August 2019

Here are the news headlines:

Front Page: NILEDUTCH ANTWERPEN
Durban News: NSRI & Air Force evacuate patient from tanker: SAS Drakensberg returns
UK Trade Secretary announces Freeports Advisory Panel
Jotun signs 42 vessel HPS contract with Wallenius Wilhelmsen
South Africa can become one of the world’s maritime centres of excellence, says SAMSA
Drama-filled NSRI rescue of four seafarers injured by huge wave
Construction of Ghanaian Port of Takoradi Multi-Purpose Terminal begins
AfDB to help finance phase 1 of Ethiopia-Djibouti road corridor
Kenya government backtracks on SGR directive
Intelsat 39 is successfully launched
Semi-submersible rig Deepsea Yantai arrives in Mossel Bay
NSRI Durban called to evacuate patient from tanker in medical emergency
AfDB makes AU grant of US$4.8 million for AfCFTA
Inmarsat’s successful trials with KOTUG International for Asia Pacific region
Tullow Oil moves in on the Comoros Islands
Walvis Bay new container terminal opens
Trade partnerships must be aligned to the AfCFTA: Patel
French icebreaker patrol ship L’Astrolabe visiting Durban
Female learners ‘dive in’ to maritime working world
Indian Register of Shipping receives RO authorisation from Cyprus
SA participating in AGOA Forum
AAL to migrate to low sulphur oil for its fleet
FREXIT or the view of BREXIT and freight
Djibouti Govt continues to challenge int’l law, says DP World
(UK) Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) Annual Report 2018
Ghana to build new Western region naval & military base at Edzinlibo
SAS Drakensberg heading for Mozambique on relief duties

Read more