Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 17 March 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Angola’s Customs Police seize seven fishing vessels
TNPA opens 100 opportunities to lease port land and commercial developments
Indian Ocean naval exercise involving Iran, Russia & China – SA as observer
In Conversation: Five hotspots where floating plastic litter poses the greatest risk to North Atlantic marine life – new study
Armscor to acquire speedboats to patrol SA’s maritime borders
WHARF TALK: luxury passenger ship – SILVER SPIRIT
In Conversation: Technology to protect South Africa’s oceans: experts find that a data-driven monitoring system is paying off
IMO and Tunisia: Port security audit training
Bulk carrier Abdullah, sailing from Maputo, is highjacked by pirates
Near-tripling of EU ETS costs due to Red Sea crisis, analysis shows
WHARF TALK: Pure Car Carrier – WON SHIN
Two centuries of the RNLI
In Conversation: Somalia-Turkey maritime deal is a win for both countries, and not a power play for the Horn of Africa
TNPA begins rehabilitating Durban port roads
Nigerian Ports Authority to invest $1 billion in upgrading Tin Can Island and other ports
WHARF TALK: passenger cruise ship – ISLAND PRINCESS
Cyclone Filipo 17S now in Mozambique Channel, threatens southern Mozambique
TotalEnergies takes participating interest in Orange River Basin Block 3B/4B
IMO and MENA regional training: Seafarers’ assessment, examination and certification
MSC opens R350 million new cold storage facility in Durban
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose heavylift vessel – REGINE
Humanitarian aid to Gaza: US military to construct temporary pier
Anglo American takes delivery of 10th LNG-fuelled bulk carrier, Ubuntu Liberty
Port of Douala flourishing since MSC takeover
Beware the Chinese harbour cranes – US Homeland Security
Houthis & Yemen – first casualties on merchant ship True Confidence
New vessels needed for the SA Navy more than ever
Jeddah Amendment: Bahrain signs
In Conversation: West Africa’s coast was a haven for piracy and illegal fishing – how technology is changing the picture

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 November 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Durban Port Monitor
Côte d’Ivoire Terminal officially launches operations
WHARF TALK: MSC geared container ship MSC POSITANO
Former Transnet official in the dock for fraud, money laundering
Kenya plans a dedicated cargo airport
IN CONVERSATION: Climate change: West Africa’s oceans at risk because of a lack of monitoring
Hapag-Lloyd’s happy nine months
Transnet Freight Rail’s Ore Corridor commences annual maintenance programme
WHARF TALK: large gearless bulk carrier EN MAY
Update on the Richards Bay Coal Line derailment
Kommer Damen receives Lifetime Achievement Award
New East Africa Express service (EAX5) launched by OOCL
Green machines – OOCL orders seven methanol-compatible 24,000-TEU container ships
Xeneta and Marine Benchmark partner to launch Carbon Emissions Index
Trouble on the North Coal Corridor
WHARF TALK: Trailing Hopper Suction Dredger CRESTWAY
South Africa’s IDC increases stake in Mozal smelter
UNCTAD calls for International Support: Least Developed Countries – Global Low-Carbon Transition
Kenya’s Nancy Karigithu nominated as the next IMO secretary-general
BREAKING NEWS: Coal train derails on Richards Bay coal line (Northern Corridor)
TICTS planning new $500 million upgrades at Dar es Salaam container terminal
WHARF TALK: container ship CMA CGM LEBU
Tanzanian aircraft crashes into Lake Victoria – 19 dead
New IMO office in the MENA region: Boosting regional presence
Transnet partners with motor industry & NEF to drive local manufacturing
WTO champions importance of trade in climate action
Government pushes ahead with plans for a national shipping company
WHARF TALK: visiting bitumen tanker ASPHALT TERANGA
Nigeria’s deepwater port of Lekki is completed
ITF and COP27: Transition transport – Governments must match workers’ ambitions
Nigeria secures loans to complete railway modernisation projects
SAECS Service Update: Durban berthing delays

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