Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 22-24 January 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Pirates board container ship Mozart in Gulf of Guinea. One crew killed, 15 abducted 
Tropical Cyclone Eloise nears Mozambique coas
DP World and Senegal sign agreement to develop Ndayane Port
CEVA continues expansion into Egypt & Ethiopia
ONE signs long-term charter for six Ultra-Large 24,000-TEU container ships
Hapag-Lloyd orders six 23,500-TEU container ships from Daewoo
SHIPPING TRENDS: The bull run is wreaking havoc with cargo delays in major ports
NEW BOOKS: The Eastern Fleet and the Indian Ocean, 1942–1944: The Fleet that Had to Hide by Charles Stephenson
ONE adds Hamburg & Antwerp to strengthen West Africa Service — African Rainbow Shuttle (ARS)
UN issues Joint Statement on Mozambique security crisis
CMA CGM announces new rotation for West Africa-South America service
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for December 2020 are now available here
IMO at work around Africa: Cameroon, Mediterranean, MENA
IN CONVERSATION: South Africa failed to get its act together on vaccines: here’s how
Total pulls out of LNG site in northern Mozambique: UN declares concerning at deteriorating situation as 565,000 people are displaced
Cyclone Eloise strikes Madagascar, threatens Mozambique & Northern KZN
Famous brand Manica disappears as CMA CGM’s CEVA takes over
SAMSA warns of harmful substances spilled at sea
IN CONVERSATION: Climate change: what would 4°C of global warming feel like?
Ports and shore side power   Video Conferencing
CMA CGM introduces new MEDWAX service linking Europe & West Africa: improvements to EURAF 3 and WAZZAN services
TRADE NEWS: ClassNK certifies ‘Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions’
Jamaica and Kenya sign MOU: Reciprocal Recognition of STCW Certificates
New ISWAN research: Highlights benefits of regular social interaction on board
IN CONVERSATION: South African astronomy has a long, rich history of discovery – and a promising future
Another Maersk container ship threatened by West African pirates
Grindrod’s Hesper Engineering acquires Mossel Bay engineering stalwart
NSRI called to rescue seafarer from passing bulk carrier
Promoting intra-African trade: UNCTAD Secretary-General wins award
New dawn for SA trade with Africa

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