Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28 January 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Port of East London

Maputo port concession extended to 2058 – R38 billion additional investment
WHARF TALK: LPG Ethylene Tanker GASCHEM PACIFIC
MACS Maritime to commence service to St Helena Island this week
Galp & partners announce light oil discovery off Namibia
Transnet Recovery Diary 24 January 2024
Korean line introduces new service to East Africa
Cape Town Container Terminal recruits to beef up capacity
WHARF TALK: oceanographic research vessel RRS DISCOVERY
Largest container ship for Nigeria’s new Lekki port berths
IMO and Morocco: Port facility security auditors’ training
CMA CGM joins the fleet around the Cape of Good Hope
Xeneta Update: Ocean freight shipping rates are set to rise further in February
UK-India naval accord
WHARF TALK: Offshore Windfarm Support Vessel IWS SKYWALKER
Transnet invited to appear before Western Cape government department over table grape & stone fruit export troubles
Red Sea: The Warlike Operations Area Committee agreement
The Red Sea: Seafarer safety paramount
In Conversation: AI and satellite imagery to map out of sight ocean activities, including fishing, shipping and energy development
SAECS Advisory: Kalahari Express Port Elizabeth call and Cape Town omission
WHARF TALK: passenger cruise ship CELESTYAL JOURNEY
Red Sea crisis: MSC Cruises cancels three Grand Voyage sailings
Durban Container Terminal Pier 2 begins to prepare for the citrus season
ITF and abandonment
SAIC Motor launches Anji Sincerity, largest LNG dual-fuel car carrier
Wharf Talk: Two cruise ships brighten Durban port for a day
Ngqura Container Terminal recruits operators to run a full three-berth operation
TFR returns Richards Bay coal line to service
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for December 2023

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 6 April 2023 #2

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:    QUEEN MARY 2

WHARF TALK: Neo Panamax container vessel – MSC VITA
AVIATION: IATA’s Focus on Africa
Airfreight: New Maersk Air Cargo US-China air link
DP World Southampton sets record of over 9300 container moves on one ship
Transnet Engineering seeks partner to establish rolling stock leasing company
Durban’s notorious Bayhead Road gets relief with the opening of a bypass road
TNPA relaunches Integrated Port Management System across all eight ports
Mozambique wants border rail barriers with Zimbabwe and Malawi removed
A.P.Moller Capital to acquire South Africa’s Vector Logistics
WHARF TALK: semi-submersible heavy lift vessel – RED ZED II
Eskom could obtain electricity from a Karpowership after all, via Maputo
PIANC Cape Town 2024: Future Ready Waterborne Transport – Unlocking Africa
DP World’s Berbera Port operations expand with new edible oil terminal
Bolloré Africa Logistics rebranded as Africa Global Logistics (AGL)
Bolloré Africa Logistics devient Africa Global Logistics (AGL)
WHARF TALK: Islamic Republic of Iran Navy 86th Flotilla
Missing tanker Monjasa Reformer found, but 6 crew taken away hostage
ONE on expansion programme with 28.7% stake in Seaspan Corp
NEW BOOKS:  The Magnetism of Antarctica: The Ross Expedition 1839-1843 
IN CONVERSATION: Torrents of Antarctic meltwater are slowing the currents that drive our vital ocean ‘overturning’ – and threaten its collapse
Africa expects action – and funding – for climate justice
Transnet gas pipeline accident in Durban

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 6 April 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW:    QUEEN MARY 2

Transnet Engineering seeks partner to establish rolling stock leasing company
Durban’s notorious Bayhead Road gets relief with the opening of a bypass road
TNPA relaunches Integrated Port Management System across all eight ports
Mozambique wants border rail barriers with Zimbabwe and Malawi removed
A.P.Moller Capital to acquire South Africa’s Vector Logistics
WHARF TALK: semi-submersible heavy lift vessel – RED ZED II
Eskom could obtain electricity from a Karpowership after all, via Maputo
PIANC Cape Town 2024: Future Ready Waterborne Transport – Unlocking Africa
DP World’s Berbera Port operations expand with new edible oil terminal
Bolloré Africa Logistics rebranded as Africa Global Logistics (AGL)
Bolloré Africa Logistics devient Africa Global Logistics (AGL)
WHARF TALK: Islamic Republic of Iran Navy 86th Flotilla
Missing tanker Monjasa Reformer found, but 6 crew taken away hostage
ONE on expansion programme with 28.7% stake in Seaspan Corp
NEW BOOKS:  The Magnetism of Antarctica: The Ross Expedition 1839-1843 
IN CONVERSATION: Torrents of Antarctic meltwater are slowing the currents that drive our vital ocean ‘overturning’ – and threaten its collapse
Africa expects action – and funding – for climate justice
Transnet gas pipeline accident in Durban

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : PHOLELA, LOTHENI & UMKHOMAZI
Grindrod scales up its Ships Agency and Warehousing businesses
Record exports for South African grapefruit, SA remains leading exporter
Cape maritime high school pupils warned against ‘culture of instant gratification’
Nigerian Ports Authority & Nigerian Navy to more closely co-operate
Grindrod’s collaboration pays off in Maputo
Durban port closed overnight (Tuesday) due to wind and swell
Stena Line’s battery-powered hybrid ferry completes ne month of operation
MSC to equip 50,000 containers with tracking devices
Hong Kong to Macau bridge is officially opened
African Development Bank headlines strong performance ahead of key investment forum
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : OCEAN DAWN

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MAERSK SIRAC
Peace and stability in Indian Ocean is priority for India’s foreign policy
Mozambique to stop importing sugar from next year
30,000 tons of cocoa trapped by gridlocked roads outside Lagos ports
Railroad to new port at Macuse now a priority for 2019
Transnet NPA outlines plans for Port of Mossel Bay
Prime Minister Theresa May hands over SS Mendi ship ship’s bell
Princess Jennifer sails from Durban for Koko after storm damage repairs
Gibdock completes complex ballast water treatement system retrofit to bulker Zambesi
Drive New Ways — Voith at the SMM 2018 (Hamburg)
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ZENITH LEADER

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