Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 July 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS 26 June 2023

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FIRST VIEW:  Kalahari Express

Deputy President: Infrastructure investment critical for success of AfCFTA
WHARF TALK: French Antarctic Supply and Research vessel L’ASTROLABE
Piracy off West Africa: Bulker Nyon boarded
Maersk orders six mid-size methanol powered container ships
Suez Canal revenues peak as dredging approaches end
25 June was Day of the Seafarer
WHARF TALK: heavylift combi-freighter – BBC EMSLAND
World Maritime University at 40
Two US Boundary class patrol vessels for Ghanaian Navy
Disturbing news from Cabo Delgado: huge death toll
MSC committed to improving African supply chains, says chief executive Soren Toft
China’s CNOOC moves to develop oil/gas exploration off Tanzania
Xeneta Update: A tale of two trades: Xeneta data reveals differing fortunes for Northern Europe and Mediterranean rates from the Far East
Marine environment at risk due to ship scrubber emissions

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 24 June 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  CLEAROCEAN MUSTANG

French naval & polar supply ship L’Astrolabe arrives in Durban
WHARF TALK: Sampling and mineral exploration ship THE EXPLORER
Cruise News: Stories from the world of cruising
IN CONVERSATION: World Trade Organization steps back from the brink of irrelevance – but it’s not fixed yet
Zero shipping carbons emissions by 2050 – Gibson Shipbroker report
Emerging technology gives first ever global view of hidden vessels
CRUISE NEWS: A&K Travel Group acquires two gems in Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony
IN CONVERSATION: Alarm bells ring after 15,000 sheep drown as transport ship capsizes in Port of Sudan
Constitutional Court rules in favour of Transnet over pipeline dispute
IATA AGM Day Two – Safe carriage of lithium batteries: Parallels with maritime carriage
New dredger named Estoril arrives for port of Beira
WHARF TALK: Supramax bulk carrier DE SHENG 1
US visit to APM Terminals at the Liberian Free Port of Monrovia
The Future is Here: ESL Shipping to use Neste’s co-processed marine fuel
The Future is Here: First commercial flight using sustainable fuel (SAF)
LNG-powered MSC World Europa completes first set of sea trials
Expansion plans for Durban, Ngqura port terminals welcomed
WHARF TALK: LR1 oil products tanker – LEADER
ICAO Assembly: Need to adopt long term aspirational goal to save aviation
Coral Sul FLNG takes in its first natural gas from offshore northern Mozambique
IN CONVERSATION: What’s driving the surge in South Africa’s fuel price
Latest Service Operation Vessel (SOV), Edda Brint, is named
Oil starts ‘flowing’ along Nacala Rail Corridor to Malawi
High volumes amid signs of recovery in auto industry
WHARF TALK: HMS Bounty of 1788 and the return of the Bounty mutineers 1792
Strengthening Port Security in South Africa: IMO and UK DfT input
WHARF TALK: Maritime News in Brief
IN CONVERSATION: China to adopt genetically modified maize and soy: why it matters for South Africa
MSC makes bid for leading cruise port operator, Global Ports Holdings
BUSA slams government over last week’s road blockades
WTO Ministerial Conference MC12 outcomes: The Geneva Package 12-17 June

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 8 December 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MARSHALL USTINOV
Cyclone Updates: Pawan, Ambali and Belna
UN Security Council extends authorisation to curb piracy in Somali waters
Port of PE generates toys for Christmas joy
Training of 800 young Mozambicans begins on Coral Sul project
Senegal orders three offshore patrol vessels from Piriou
Three Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclones to take note of
The naming of Indian Ocean Cyclones
Go-slow industrial action comes to Cape Town Container Terminal
CMA CGM and Total sign major agreement for the supply of LNG fuel
Dredging underway at Port of Mossel Bay
TNPA engaged with getting Durban beaches pumped for festive season
Pirates attack tanker Nave Constellation off Nigerian coast, abduct 19 crewmembers
Cyclone update: The storms gather
Cruise News
French icebreaker L’Astrolabe damaged in Antarctica, 42 researchers stranded
Mozambique cabotage to be reintroduced from first quarter of 2020
DNV GL class notation to boost LPG as environmental-friendly ship fuel
Angolan Carrinho Business Group helps revitalise Lobito port & CFB railway
Two potential cyclones threaten African east coast
Bidfreight Port Operations launches Port Elizabeth Multi-Purpose Terminal
Total & partners announce $3.15 billion LNG project for Matola
Ports Regulator rules on Transnet National Ports Authority’s 2020/21 Tariff Application
Tropical Storm Ambali approaches northern Mozambique
UK Motor Industry puts in appeal to work closely with next government
SARS destroys illegally imported goods
Nelima is paving the way for female drivers in Uganda
Four African seats retained at IMO

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 August 2019

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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

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : L’ASTROLABE
Port of Cape Town’s Training Centre to Open Doors in September 2018
CMA CGM to acquire Finland’s Containerships shipping & logistics group
Anadarko Petroleum announces sale of more Mozambique LNG
French ice patrol ship L’Atrolabe arrives in Cape Town
Vote for South African cruise ports in World Travel Awards 2018
Think global, act local: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp
French naval ship Nivose seizes illegal heroin in Western Indian Ocean
Port of Cork commences €80M Cork Container Terminal Rigaskiddy development
ABPmer to support the development of Ireland’s marine plan
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MERSINI

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