Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 May 2024

Africa PORTS & sHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Maersk Stadelhorn

Namport’s Walvis Bay to have Africa’s first hydrogen-fuelled workboat
WHARF TALK: Hapag-Lloyd cruise ship – EUROPA
Incat Crowther to construct supply vessel for Senegalese operator
Somali pirates strike again taking another Iranian fishing vessel
SA auto sector highlights South Africa as an investment destination
WHARF TALK: passenger vessel – CRYSTAL SERENITY
Hapag-Lloyd & IKEA join forces to decarbonise container shipments from Asia
MSC Cruises places orders for two enviro-advanced World ships
IMO biofouling project: Biodiversity threat extended
Taylor Smith Shipyard and Nouum Engineering to cooperate in Mauritius
WHARF TALK: LPG/Ethylene tanker – NAVIGATOR PLUTO
New Multimodal Inland Port Association to lead logistics transformation in Southern Africa
Maersk adds capacity to compensate for Red Sea situation
Port News and Advisories
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose heavylift vessel – INDUSTRIAL SKIPPER
MSC makes successful offer to buy Norwegian Gram Car Carriers
Nigerian Navy rescues hundreds of passengers from sinking boat
IMO’s Legal Committee
African Maritime Forces Summit, Naval Infantry Leaders Symposium-Africa held in Ghana
Introduction of extra trains sees road truck congestion reduced at Richards Bay
Focus on the Port of Tanga
Xeneta Update: Long term rates edge up globally as Red Sea conflict continues to cast uncertainty across the market

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 March 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Hellas Margarita

Grindrod grows its headline earnings with operational resilience
Saldanha MPT having a good year, already exceeded YTD volume budget by 6.2%
World Shipping Council speaks out on attack of True Confidence
Port advisories for South African ports
In Conversation: MH370 disappearance 10 years on: can we still find it?
Is Iran planning a naval base at Port Sudan?
Breaking News: Tanker hit by missile off Aden, 2 seafarers killed
WHARF TALK: multipurpose heavylifter – BBC SCANDINAVIA
Vice Admiral Monde Lobese to address poor morale in the SA Navy
Höegh Autoliners receives funding for two ammonia-powered car carriers
Houthi attacks continue as Italian destroyer gets into the action
WHARF TALK: newly spotted box ship – ONE REASSURANCE
IMO statement on the Red Sea crisis and the Rubymar
UNCTAD port training module for Nigerian port officials
West Africa’s GTA LNG project: Arrival of FLNG vessel GIMI – Major milestone reached
Transnet unpacks plans for repositioning ports of Durban & Richards Bay
WHARF TALK: residential cruise ship – THE WORLD
Seafarer lost overboard container ship Santa Cruz near Cape Recife
Houthi’s may have scuttled abandoned British bulker Rubymar
Tunisia commercial port traffic increases 2% in 2023
Transnet given approval to finalise DCT2 contract with ICTSI
DCT Pier 2 is steadily recovering, says TPT
WHARF TALK: Large Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHST) vessel – NORMAND SIRIUS
Transnet says it will deal ‘decisively’ concerning activities at TNPA
CMA CGM given go-ahead to acquire 
SA Navy will hit the high seas this year with ship visits to Russia and Cuba
SA Navy prepared to divorce itself from the Armscor Dockyard – Lobese
Xeneta Update: XSI® records biggest increase in 18 months
Combating harassment and bullying: ICS sets out industry principles
In Conversation: How climate change is messing up the ocean’s biological clock, with unknown long-term consequences
Transnet executive appointments – official announcement

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 November 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 November 2022

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FIRST VIEW:   Zaandam

Transnet concludes evaluation of bids for Corridor slots
U.S. Navy destroyer makes large drug haul in Gulf of Aden
WHARF TALK: Panamax container vessel COSCO IZMIR
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim commissions new NIMASA headquarters
Xeneta market forecast 2023: Xeneta forecasts falls in freight rates, volumes and demand as storm clouds gather for 2023
SA – Maputo railway to fully reopen on Sunday 27 November 2022
Female cadet and Maersk reached settlement over sexual assault on company ship
WHARF TALK: MR2 tanker in Cape Town STAVANGER POSEIDON
Aviation: Ampaire Flies First Hybrid-Electric Regional Aircraft
Boskalis enjoys strong Q3 and tackles new project in Togo & Benin
African Upstream Activity Trending Higher in 2023: What’s Driving the Increase?
WHARF TALK: 30-year old CNFC reefer SHIP HAI FENG 728
APM Terminals to expand Suez Canal Container Terminal
COP27: Breakthrough on the Global South’s call: Climate-related loss and damage
Final update on Richards Bay railway North Corridor repair
AD Ports acquires logistic provider Noatum for EUR 660 million
Cape St. Lucia Lighthouse – 1906
Cape St Lucia Lighthouse trashing – 2022
SA Port Statistics for the month of September 2022
WHARF TALK: NeoPanamax container ship MSC DESIRÉE
Gazania-1 well off Orange River Mouth shows up dry
CRUISE NEWS: SA cruise season swings into action with arrival of ships
IATA and the Dangerous Good Code
Richards Bay coal line derailment – one BOTH lines reopened

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : AS CYPRIA
Tugs to the rescue as gale force winds batter Port Elizabeth
Djibouti a potential centre for arms trafficking across Africa and Middle East
CMA CGM reshuffles EURAF 4 service to West Africa
TNPA meets with Cape Town port stakeholder to outline future plans
TNPA meets with Saldanha port stakeholder to outline future plans
Tanzania’s Mtwara port to handle fuel imports for Southern Tanzania
SPECIAL REPORT–How does growing international interest in Africa stand to benefit the continent?
The UK’s 2018 Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service announced
DNV GL says energy transition offers innovators a competitive edge through ‘carbon robust’ ship designs
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : WILD LOTUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MCP LINZ
K Line fined R99 million for being part of a car carrier cartel
Gasoil tanker Pantelena goes missing off Gabon, feared pirated
Saipem awarded contrat work in Congo and Guyana
Dredging plan for Port of Bissau
Maersk Line restarts feeder service between Colombo and Male, Maldives
Historic Ilha da Mocambique Archeology Centre to open later this year
Norwegian Cruise Line sends a ship to South Africa in 2020
Fishing rights allocation process to be fast-tracked
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : TURICUM

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : KOTA LEKAS
Maersk Line cries foul over Lagos port suspension
Nigerian Shippers’ Council calls on terminal operators to improve efficiency
EU NAVFOR Protection Team ensuring safety of food aid
TPT to co-partner as host of Enterprise and Supplier Development Expo
Airfreight: Panalpina expands perishables network to South Africa
Case File: Hull repair on drill ship in Dakar
NCL orders another two Leonardo class ships, making six in total
Minister urges UK fishermen to sign up for safety improvements
15,000 TEU container ship Afif named in London Gateway
World Trade — EU and Japan agree biggest Free Trade zone in history
Ballast Water-CMA CGM selects Bio-Sea BWMS for 17 containerships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CASSIOPEIA LEADER
The port in the masthead today (Thursday) is Port of East London

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : AGIOS MINAS
TPT launches innovative system at Durban Ro-Ro Terminal
SA Agulhas sets off for Mauritius and Antarctica
Conference paves way for oceans economy investment
Contract signed for Mozambique’s Chitima-Moatize-Macuse Railway
State visit to Ghana by HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
Royal Navy declared ready to mount historic first public duties
NSRI inolved in several unusual sea rescue and medivac operations
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CLARA MAERSK

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

These are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MORNING CATHERINE
Effects of massive Petya cyber-attack still being assessed
TPT commissions mobile cranes at Richards Bay
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Group (Marriott) goes to sea
South Africa’s New Maritime Policy & Ports Development
TPT’s Pendoring Inland Terminal exceeding expectations
Road haulage woes – thinking out of the box is required
HMS Queen Elizabeth goes on sea trials
PRESS RELEASES: McKinsey’s latest report on Africa-China challenges previous beliefs
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH

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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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