Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14 November 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  HOLE IN THE WALL

Namport readies itself to become a Green Hydrogen export hub for Europe and the world
WHARF TALK: Another KOTC tanker calls at Cape Town – BURGAN
Aviation commits to net-zero by 2050
IMO supporting digital clearance in Pacific ports
Bulk carrier NS QINGDAO escorted from Durban to St Helena Bay because of toxic fumes
COP 26 latest: UN Global Compact – Shipping industry confirms formation of ‘people-centred’ Task Force
New IMO programme for West Africa maritime security
Mounting pressure on government for intervention at the ports
IN CONVERSATION: COP26: Two worlds talked past each other – or never even met
Durban Harbour becomes a septic pond as sewers overflow
Saldanha Iron Ore terminal renews its operating licence
WHARF TALK: feeder container vessel – MSC MILA 3
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya’s mega-railway project leaves society more unequal than before
SAMSA issues new bunkering and ship-to-ship codes of practice for comment
Remove slime from ships to cut emissions: COP 26 presentation
ITF just transition plan: New employer-union climate alliance
WHARF TALK: what’s in a name? – HIGH SEAS
Nigerian Navy orders two OPVs from Turkey’s Dearsan Shipyard
Spot rate relief continues for customers in November
Two giant new ship unloaders arrive for TPT’s Durban Agribulk Terminal
WHARF TALK: NO WIZARD THIS – MERLIN III
Ships using Suez Canal face 6% tariff hike in 2022
WHARF TALK: Second pipelayer calls in Durban – SKANDI AFRICA
UK Defence Secretary in Oman: Working with Oman and Gulf partners
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) upgrades Lagos Apapa Control Tower
Port Louis Cruise Terminal making progress
Lagos moves to introduce waterways safety code

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 August 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   BAHRI YANBU

Trucks set alight on N2 between Ermelo and Piet Retief
Nigerian Chamber of Shipping becomes full ICS member
WHARF TALK: BROTONNE BRIDGE makes it finally into port
Xeneta container rates alert: shippers stunned as long-term rates surge by almost 30% in a month
Lagos ports traffic gridlock remains a ‘major headache
CRUISING: MSC Cruises restarts American cruising out of Miami
IMO building support for fishing safety in the Pacific region
WHARF TALK: What’s in a name? MP THE LAW
Marsa Maroc sells 35% of its stock to Tanger Med
IMCA signs GoG Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy
The Future is Here:DHL signs into all-electric cargo aircraft
Fire in Durban-bound container ship Seaspan Lahore narrowly averted
WHARF TALK: Among the unusually named ships is FREIGHT MARGIE
NSPCA says it ain’t over, we’re appealing High Court ruling on live animal exports
Vehicle sales & exports affected by civil unrest, port cyber attack and COVID-19, reports Naamsa
Tanzania VP urges greater use of Mtwara Port
WHARF TALK: the lay ship LV OCEAN NORTH 105
Another great historic ship that sailed into South African waters – HMS CHALLENGER
SA Navy patrol ship SAS MAKHANDA arrives in Pemba
IATA data on air cargo shows strongest growth since 2017
MSC towage division takes delivery of Sanmar-built tug for Portuguese port
Transnet lifts force majeure as ports begin the recovery phase
ONE provides for South African children: Free transport of educational materials
WHARF TALK: A unique trawler – NIKKO MARU No.1
Women in Maritime new association inaugurated: West and Central Africa
Swiftnova Engineering raises the bar in excellence with welding certification
Modular onshore beacons for marine infrastructure
Israeli-connected tanker Mercer Street attacked by drone in Gulf of Oman
NSRI called out to perform medical offshore evacuations, at Durban & Stilbaai

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 October 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

Front Page: BAHRI JEDDAH

Railway Book: The Railway to Adventure
Scrubbers beat compliant fuel in race to reduce CO2 emissions
Canton Fair to go online this year from 15-24 October
New guidance to facilitate repatriation flights for seafarers
IN CONVERSATION: Here’s why South Africa and its neighbours are anxious about EU and UK post-Brexit trade talks
Crew changes now fully possible from South African ports
Hundred Mauritian cruise ship crew repatriated after hunger strike threat
Port of Walvis Bay fulfilling role as regional logistical hub
Borders open tomorrow, 1 October: significant for seafarers
Use of barges at Lagos ports increases by 45 per cent
IN CONVERSATION:  South Africa mulls future of its  military to make it fit-for-purpose
ATSB investigation and Report: Grounding of bulk carrier Bulk India, Dampier, Western Australia
Transnet engages with Northern Cape government over export opportunities
WHARF TALK: Port Statistics for August are now available
IN CONVERSATION: How many people will migrate due to rising sea levels? Our best guesses aren’t good enough
WHARF TALK: More news straddles for the Durban Container Terminal
Transnet reacts to continued infrastructure theft
UN’s WFP extremely concerned over conflict in northern Mozambique
Danish Maritime Authority waters: New routeing systems provide visible traffic changes
Freight train derailment and tanker fire: Investigation report
WHARF TALK: Wildlife documentary series to be filmed on Marion Island
WHARF TALK: Namibia issues new COVID-19 guidelines to seafarers
WHARF TALK: TNPA marks 20 years of achievement
WHARF TALK: Placenames along the coast: Port Grosvenor
A message from HE António Guterres: Secretary General of the United Nations
Nigerian hydrography survey vessel launched in France
CMA CGM’s WAX service upgraded: direct weekly service to Cameroon
Why US diplomatic muscle could achieve more in Somalia than drone strikes
FOCUS-Africa launched

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 April 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

Front Page: MSC LUDOVICA
US Coast Guard oversees disembarkation of 250,000 from cruise ships
UNCTAD: Let’s keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing
Central & West African ports cannot shut down, rules PMAWCA
Latest on the Queen Mary 2 medical emergency
Transnet appoints former airline executive to run the TFR freight rail service
Combi Dock 1 loads ultra large project cargo at Port of Takoradi
Queen Mary 2 departs from Durban and South Africa
South African Government relaxes some port restrictions
Updated Maritime Security Guidance: West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea
Nigeria imposes curfew at Lagos but ports remain open
Repatriation of Filipino seafarers
Royal Australian Navy frigate interdicts 3 tons of narcotics
Stowaways allegedly put overboard from Chinese ship off KZN coast
Transport Minister Mbalula gives update on transport regulations
First ore train in three days seen on Sishen – Saldanha railway
Crew on Maersk containership confirmed with COVID-19
Maersk advises of seasonal adjustment to Far East-SA Safari Service
Nigerian terminal operators want ports to remain fully open
MPDC adopts measures to ensure continuity of business during COVID-19 crisis
NIMASA bans international vessels with no thermal screening facilities
Transnet makes properties available as COVID-19 quarantine sites
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) offers six-month pause on assessment and certification
Maputo conference and exhibition moved to August
Russian naval frigate due in Cape Town
Ninth vessel added to restore SRX Europe-South Africa service reliability
Piracy: Aborted attack on mv Lana south of Bonny Island
Covid-19 curtails operations at Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals
CMA CGM increases liquidity with sale of eight terminals
Help on the way: USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy deployed on US East & West Coasts
Cruise and ship port movements due to COVID-19

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC ALTAMIRA
DP World negotiating with NPA to invest US$1 billion in Port of Lagos
Contract to build 500-km railway from Moatize to Macuse is signed
CMA CGM acquires MERCOSUL from Maersk Line
Engen enjoys success with bunker fuel in Port Louis
Gabon creates 20 marine protected areas along its coast
Allianz Safety & Shipping Review 2017
US Sri Lanka aid
PRESS RELEASES: Subtech celebrates Youth Week
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HURIA MATENGA

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