Africa Ports & Ships maritime news 18 February 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  MSC JUDITH

Hutchison Ports (TICTS) out as Tanzania Ports Authority takes back container terminal
WHARF TALK: MR2 product tanker HANSA SEALIFTER
Africa as green jobs leader: Shipping undergoes low carbon revolution
Xeneta Container Update: Week 7
Nigerian Chamber of Shipping has new president
Kpler Acquires MarineTraffic and FleetMon for maritime sector expansion
Admiral Gorshkov departs from Cape Town for Durban
Dangote Refinery will bring a transformational shift in both crude and product tanker flows to West Africa
IN CONVERSATION: When two elephants fight: how the global south uses non-alignment to avoid great power rivalries
South Africa aims to generate R2 trillion in trade by 2028, with emphasis on intra-Africa
The new Mercy Ships’ hospital ship, Global Mercy™ arrives in Dakar
Le nouveau navire-hôpital, le Global Mercy™ arrive à Dakar
Lake Victoria’s newest and largest ship mv Hapa Kazi Tu, is launched
WHARF TALK: Cape Town bunkering – LIPUMA & others
Cape Town mayor says Russian warship not welcome
No rush for TotalEnergies to restart LNG operations in Mozambique
South Africa has new State of Disaster declared over flooding
Transnet seeks to shrink rail network and reduce costs
WHARF TALK: Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Navy Gorshkov (454)
Six crew dead after tank cleaning onboard tanker off Lagos
Russian missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov arrives in Cape Town LATEST
Heavy rains disrupt Transnet rail networks
WHARF TALK: Greek-owned Supramax bulk carrier LIA
Suez Canal ‘not for sale’ as revenue increases 47 per cent
A.P. Moller-Maersk reports extraordinary results for 2022
Just in Time arrival concept: New portal launched to support implementation
Hapag-Lloyd ships to be retrofitted with new propellers and bulbous bows
Angola plans a three-year ban on exports of unworked wood
Xeneta ‘Green Shipping’ report: Far East to South America East Coast container corridor

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 July 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW: MSC TOKYO

Durban and Richards Bay Port Master Plans due for validation
Port Elizabeth Car Terminal achieves record 5,700 export units on one vessel
WHARF TALK: former J.Lauritzen vessel – KNUD REEFER
WCO Illicit Trade Report 2021
UNCTAD promotes ‘Blue Deal’ investment and innovation at UN Conference
Future is Here: Berge Olympus grows WindWings
War in Ukraine raises global shipping costs, stifles trade, says UNCTAD
WHARF TALK: Cape Town container caller – MAERSK SHEERNESS
Faster port turnarounds: African teamwork by Inchcape
IN CONVERSATION:The art of bribery: a closeup look at how traffic officers operate on Kenya’s roads
NIMASA receives more mobile assets to tackle maritime security
Maritime News in Brief
WHARF TALK: maiden visit to Cape Town MAERSK PANGANI
World Customs Organization Council 2022 – outcomes
AfDB loan to improve access between Kribi industrial zone and deep-water port
IMO and combat of micro-plastics, bio-fouling and other wastes
MSC has “Appetite for Growth” in Africa, CEO Toft Tells Abidjan Forum
WHARF TALK: a reefer ship, Crimea and a local hero – ALMA
IN CONVERSATION: Ukraine war: as the conflict at sea intensifies, Russia’s prospects of victory look further off than ever
Franco-German diplomatic visit to Port of Aden: Importance of stimulating the Yemeni economy
Rwanda shows interest in using port of Nacala for imports and exports
Transnet commits to a R9.1 billion infrastructure spend for Port Elizabeth, Ngqura and East London ports
WHARF TALK: LR1 Panamax tanker LIA
Twelve fishermen rescued off Cape Point
Strong interest in gas pipelines from Nigeria to Europe as projects get underway
Transnet looks towards new orders for locomotives
IMO and maritime security support for Namibia
Apapa port’s standard gauge rail connections complete in July
Namport and Port of Antwerp sign MoU
IMO Day of the Seafarer
New port planned for Sudan on Red Sea coast

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