Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 18 February 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Gas Summit

CMA CGM Mermaid, first of a new design of container ship, enters service
Maersk to demerge towage company Svitzer
MSC’s Soren Toft & the Suez Canal Authority discuss Red Sea crisis
Nexans’ new cable-laying vessel: ABB hybrid power system
In Conversation: The world’s coral reefs are bigger than we thought – but it took satellites, snorkels and machine learning to see them
Cape Town Container Terminal achieves peak reefer loading
WHARF TALK: NCL cruise ship – NORWEGIAN DAWN
Trade News: Damen enters into Strategic partnership Agreement with SA’s DTIC
Green shipping fuels made in South Africa – a World Bank Blog
Rhenus expands warehouse capacities in Pretoria, PE and East London
Minerals Council delivers judgement on 2023
WHARF TALK: survey vessel – ARGO SEARCHER
Competing ports for the mineral wealth of Central Africa
Taylor Group acquires control of CVS Ferrari
TNPA: New hydraulic units will curb ship delays in Cape Town & Ngqura ports
WHARF TALK: Ro-Ro Passenger and Truck Ferry – P&O LIBERTÉ
Eni looking for logistics provider at Pemba
Airfreight: TAAG starts regular cargo operations at the new Luanda Airport
Carga Aérea: TAAG inicia operações regulares de carga no novo Aeroporto de Luanda
Greenpeace Africa Statement on South Africa Navy Marine Blasts
MACS creates new feeder service and connecting Lüderitz
WHARF TALK: LPG, VLGC tanker SUNNY BRIGHT
Mauritius: Port facility security training
UCT develops way to measure Antarctic sea-ice using ship-mounted radar
Fire aboard tank vessel S-Trust: Lithium-ion battery thermal runaway
A.P. Moller – Maersk 4th quarter 2023 results
MOL Group 3rd Quarter Business Results
DCT 2 down to single digit ships at anchor, planning ahead
Preparations for the removal of the wreck Elke M underway

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 29 January 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View: MSC Federica

TRANSNET APPROACHES MARKET FOR LEASE OF DURBAN-JOHANNESBURG CONTAINER CORRIDOR
Cargo ship Jin Tian sinks in sea between Japan and Korea
WHARF TALK: welcome addition to coastal cruises – NORWEGIAN JADE
Cold ironing at Port of Mombasa being assessed by ABL Group
Annual West Africa Obangame Exercise gets underway
Xeneta Container Freight Rates Update: Week 4
Tropical cyclone Cheneso in Mozambique Channel
WHARF TALK: semi-submersible heavy load carrier – ZHEN HUA 33
Cameroon introduces law aimed at Gulf of Guinea combatting piracy
IN CONVERSATION: Nigeria has a coastal litter problem:  it’s time to clean up
MSC and Maersk agree to dissolve their 2M Alliance
Port Maputo records strong growth in 2022
WHARF TALK:  subsea construction & support vessel – SKANDI ACERGY
NSRI involved in medically evacuating patient off cruise ship Azamara Journey
UN Secretary-General and the Ocean Emergency
IN CONVERSATION: Chinese workers on Africa’s infrastructure projects: the link with host political regimes
New milestone as FPSO sails for Senegalese/Mauritania project site
Nouvelle étape alors que le FPSO navigue vers le site du projet sénégalais/mauritanien
RB Logistics opens new logistics warehouse at Clairwood Logistics Park
Minerals Council reacts to social media campaign to stop coal exports through Richards Bay
WHARF TALK: one of the last RMS flagships – ST HELENA
AD Ports expands into Angola with a JV at the Luanda Multipurpose Terminal
Karpowership & MOL raise finance to develop Senegal FRSU
African marine traffic being monitored for invasion of South Asian malaria-carrying mosquito
IATA Manuals: Air cargo, ground handling, and operations – Revised Industry Standards 2023 Edition
At the height of the Durban cruise season
WHARF TALK: A big dredger, no doubt – HAM 318
Durban Bay, a place of beauty, or a cesspool?
Underwater protection – RFA PROTEUS
Denmark launches the world’s first digital ship register
Cape Town Terminal enjoys 8% increase in deciduous fruit volumes
In Conversation: South Africa’s underwater explorers are going deeper to map biodiversity and track climate change in the ocean

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 27 August 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   DUGONG ACE

Six new RTGs for APM Terminals’ WACT Onne
WHARF TALK: Odfjell’s MR2 products/chemical tanker, BOW SUMMER
Former ‘Toti girl serving with US Naval Air Station Jacksonville
River transport between Sudan and South Sudan resumes
Takoradi looks at becoming an import-driven port as largest ship calls
East Africa: IMO supports maritime security activities
WHARF TALK: Back in service – MSC DIEGO
Ethiopian Airlines teams up with Israel’s IAI for freighter conversions
Transnet and Minerals Council agree on finding rail and terminal solutions
WHARF TALK: Special mission for a legend in her time – SA AGULHAS II
Lebombo Border Crossing – Truck drivers stage protest
British aid to Haiti: Royal Navy help in earthquake-hit Haiti
Dar es Salaam port entrance to be deepened to -15.5 metres
Extortion and call-up woes outside Tin Can Port
New 42-metre RAstar tugboat for Kenya’s Port of Mombasa
WHARF TALK: Large gearless bulker in Cape Town – ADS GALTESUND
Update on progress with Transnet and plans for Durban and Cape Town ports
Mozambique Cabo Delgado conflict: updates
ABS White Paper: Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage
WHARF TALK: Another tanker with refined fuel for Cape Town – UACC RAS TANURA
World’s biggest container ship, 24,000-TEU Ever Ace, sails on her maiden voyage
WHARF TALK: LR1 tanker OKYROE has a proud reputation
Port Window: Durban Port Bulletin report
WHARF TALK: Excellent working of gearless NORTHERN PRELUDE at private berth
Introducing: The San Marino Ship Register
WHARF TALK: story of a bunker tanker named SOUTHERN VALOUR
DP World completes successful real-time trial of BOXBAY high storage system
ABS White Paper: Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage
Seall, A Marine Technology Company, Expands with Key Global Partner, Mackay Marine
Preventable death of seafarer during crew change offshore

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