Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 September 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   MSC YASHI B

TNPA reaches out to Port Elizabeth NSRI with donation of equipment
WHARF TALK: MR2 product tanker TORM ASLAUG
In Conversation: Landlocked Ethiopia wants better sea access: a port deal with neighbours could benefit the region
Transnet Board – Our view on the latest changes
Eco Atlantic moving ahead with two-well campaign offshore Orange River mouth
Rail services between South Africa and Maputo to be expanded for chrome & ferrochrome
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose heavylift vessel ATLANTIC
Angola’s Southern Moçâmedes Corridor moves 600,000 tons in 2023 H1
O Corredor Sul de Moçâmedes de Angola movimenta 600.000 toneladas no primeiro semestre de 2023
SAECS/SRX update – vessel Mehuin to omit Port of Cape Town
P&O Britannia cruise ship collides with second ship during storm
Port of Richards Bay to upgrade Bayvue Railyard
WHARF TALK: Neo Panamax container vessel SANTA ISABEL
Banjul port expansion and Sanyang Deep Seaport development approved
ONE overtakes Evergreen into sixth position
Ghana’s Transaid road safety project: London to Paris sponsored Cycle Challenge
In Malawi truck drivers are taught about human risks of trafficking
TFR Outcomes-Based security teams make important crime busts
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose heavylift carrier TIDE NAVIGATOR
INTERCARGO warns on liquefaction
Grindrod posts positive half-year results
DP World 2023 announces H1 results
Cornelder de Moçambique, Beira port puts down new container markers
Xeneta Update: Latest data is ‘a wake-up call’ for shippers
Mercy Ship’s Global Mercy arrives in Freetown, Sierra Leone
TFR update: All three lines at Hercules outside Pretoria reopened
SAECS service rotation update

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 June 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW:  Port of Richards Bay  & Nord Mississippi

Tema Port Expansion Project, Phase Two set to roll out
NEW BOOK  – Churchill’s Atlantic Convoys: Tenacity & Sacrifice
Angola’s Sonangol signs with China’s CNCEC to build Benguela refinery
Progress on double-tracking the Maputo-Ressano Garcia rail line
IATA: Focus Africa – Strengthening aviation’s economic contribution on the continent
Kongsberg to design & equip two 200BP salvage tugs for Suez Canal Authority
Xeneta Container Update: Panama Canal delays bigger vessels amid fluctuating rates
Sailors’ Society on hand to welcome crew of Heroic Idun
IMO in Togo: Boosting maritime security in Togo
Tanker Seavigour blocks the Suez Canal, quickly moved
Tanzania’s SGR set to roll, with first trial in July
Port of Durban launches new 16-berth tug basin
Workshop on extreme wind disruption in the port of Cape Town
ONE Innovation brings Japanese shipping lines into the BIG league
Nigerian Maritime Workers Union strike against shipping lines last-minute suspension
Don’t regulate shipping in isolation warns INTERCARGO
Foreign navy ships pay visits to South Africa
Saldanha rail corridor reopened after theft of 11 spans of catenary wire
Kenya touts PPP for five of its ports including sections of Mombasa
In Conversation: Les grands projets d’infrastructures ne sont pas une panacée pour le développement industriel : enseignements des modèles du Ghana et du Kenya
In Conversation: Grand infrastructure projects aren’t a magic bullet for industrial development – insights from Ghana and Kenya
Dan Ngakane appointed as AMSOL’s new chief executive
DNV: Biofuels can accelerate shipping industry towards
Transnet concludes roadshows at ports of Durban & Richards Bay
The Global South port security project: UN Committees and the EA-SA-IO region
ILO and IMO chiefs pledge continued support for seafarers
Trans-Africa Railway to link Indian and Atlantic Oceans
RwandAir aims high: Kigali to become air cargo hub
Zambia confirms interest in copperbelt railway connection with CFB

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 19-20 February 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW:   IMKE, HAPPY ROVER & BBC RUSSIA

Preparing Durban and Ngqura for concessioning, aka special purposes vehicle
WHARF TALK:  maiden visit on a maiden voyage – SLETRINGEN
IN CONVERSATION: African countries must protect their fish stocks from the European Union – here’s how
NATO uplift in Eastern Europe: UK’s contribution outlined
Cyclone Updates: As one disappears, so another arrives: Cyclone Emnati
CMA CGM Group awarded concession to manage and operate Beirut Container Terminal
Reinstatement of bunkering operations off Algoa Bay threatens endangered species, say environmentalists
WHARF TALK: survivor on the South African coastal service – BORDER
Sunken Dutch supply vessel Smit-Lloyd 102 believed found off Cape coast
Dachser: Supporting Africa’s logistics needs with bulk ocean freight
The Red Sea Project
Wake up, South Africa, urges maritime sector
WHARF TALK: 9,300-TEU container ship – APL CHARLESTON
Cyclone Dumako 12S: Weakening but threatening, another on the horison
IN CONVERSATION: Five reasons why militants are targeting Kenya’s Lamu county
Modernisation of Port Infrastructure Underpins Nigeria’s Economic Future – NPA boss
Nacala export coal train in accident with truck
Maputo and Matola dry bulk terminals plan to increase capacity – MPDC
WHARF TALK: Number One cruise ship in the world – EUROPA 2
Tresta Star grounding off Reunion: problematic salvage ahead
India exports four diesel-electric locomotives to handle Beira coal exports
MOL & partners carry out successful autonomous ship operation
Madagascar faces third cyclone in three weeks, Cyclone Dumako
Nacala port and railway to handle most of Malawi’s fuel needs in future
WHARF TALK: Drill ship with fascinating history – JOIDES RESOLUTION
Namport scores some positive results amidst difficult economic times
Green shipping boost: UK Maritime Minister announces plans to explore shore power
Queen Anne: Cunard reveals name of its next cruise ship
EMSA signs cooperation agreements: EU Naval Missions to Somalia and Libya
CMA CGM will no longer carry plastic waste on its ships
MS Europa 2 doesn’t disappoint – making annual visits to South African destinations
AFRICOM’s Cutlass Express Exercise 2022 kicks off in Seychelles

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15-16 April 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

Front Page:   HÖEGH TROTTER

President welcomes progress made on reducing Durban port congestion
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for March 2021 are now available here
WHARF TALK: STS Texas City shows off her scrubber equipment
IMO Council set to expand under approved amendments
IN CONVERSATION: Floating solar farms could cool down lakes threatened by cliamte change
President Ramaphosa to revisit Port of Durban on Thursday for oversight
WHARF TALK: Tales of the Vienna Wood N
Hapag-Lloyd improves Dakar Express service to a weekly frequency
Metro and SA Police Officers nabbed for truck highjacking
Agility Opens New Logistics Park in Maputo, Mozambique
WHARF TALK: MSC Branka – Cape Town’s delayed caller
DNV instructs safety management auditors to address seafarer health, work & living conditions
Special Economic Zones continue to perform well
IMO Ship-Port Interface Guide
Post Suez onslaught as ships begin arriving at ports
MSC diverts container ship to bring empty reefer boxes for citrus exports
CMA CGM Jacques Saade sets new container record with 21,433 TEUs
REFLECTIONS:  OGS EXPLORA – Idle in Durban since 17 February 2021
Helm Operations and ShipTracks launch new harbour automation tools
Kenyan Port Lamu to go operational in June
SA must forge a new economy in a global reality – Ramaphosa
WHARF TALK: Some ship movements on Durban Bay
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, KG KT GCVO GBE
REFLECTIONS:   D&K Yusuf I. Al Ghanim
SAMSA & UKZN to study COVID-19 pandemic impact on South African seafarers
New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook
WHARF TALK: Hector N, regular caller at South African ports
Opinion Piece: Africa’s Growth and the potential of the Blue Economy

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 27 October 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

Front Page: SANTA CLARA
Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa (GI WACAF): Cape Town hosts the 8th Regional Conference 28-31 October
Cruise Season 2019/20 sets sail at SA ports
It’s ‘Business Unusual’ as SA maritime sector investment grows, but jobs creation flops
Chinese firm given ultimatum over construction of Bagamoyo port
Russia, African countries agree on cooperation
Kenyan SGR ‘Railway to Nowhere’
Viking Glory promises to be most climate-smart cruise ship ever
NSRI Port Elizabeth stays busy with ship medivacs
Transport Minister Mbalula says legislation on course for IMO 2020
The Gambia intercepts 38 containers of illegal timber at Banjul Wharf
Alarm over conditions on livestock carrier at East London
River shipping recommences on White Nile between Sudan & South Sudan
Royal Boskalis Westminster wins dredging contract in Maldives
Port statistics for the month of September are now available here
Damen patrol vessels for Homeland Integrated Offshore Services arrive in Nigeria
Japan may send naval ships to patrol in western Indian Ocean
Tanzania & Zambia agree to review troubled TAZARA Act
South African 2019/20 cruise season is underway
Guest Article: The maritime economy has immense potential to rev up the economy and stimulate job creation
Kenya Ports Authority looks at providing shore power to ships in Mombasa & Lamu
South African President Ramaphosa attends Russia-Africa Summit
Regarding Brexit, what next?
Kenya opens Phase 2 of the Mombasa-inland Standard Gauge Railway
Walvis Bay Waterfront and Marina development plans taking shape
Gulf of Guinea remains IMB piracy hot spot
Earth from Space: The Korean Peninsula
HMS Montrose seizes 170kg of illegal drugs from dhow in Arabian Sea

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Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : ILEMBE
Port and rail works to further improve Maputo Port
World Economic Forum on Africa takes off in Durban this week
Tanzanian terminal operator supports government agricultural project
AfDB funding boost for Kenya’s Lamu Port feasibility studies
Collision in the dark at Durban – ship hits pier
World Aquaculture Society conference set for next month
US Navy and Egyptian Naval Forces exercise in the Red Sea
PRESS RELEASES: Three’s company but four’s a crowd in S-E Asia’s trans-shipment tango
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : OCEAN SPRAY & OCEAN SURF

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