Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 12 October 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Kota Lekas

INVITATION TO TENDER: Dock Pontoon – Pontoon Lifter

RCL part of new service between Far East and East Africa
WHARF TALK: Pipelaying vessel – CASTORONE
Trade News: Fastro Lifting System Nominated for Heavy Lift Awards
SAMSA’s Sobantu Tilayi reinstated in his former position with the maritime authority
WHARF TALK: Handy class products tanker – BRO DEVELOPER to HAWKS PROGRESS
Giant FPSO GTA set to enter Durban for engineering work
Nacala Corridor to be managed by Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia
Namport and Interpol Central Bureau for Namibia in collaboration
DNV Study: Can CO2 capture and nuclear get ships to net zero?
Port of Mocimboa da Praia officially recommissioned
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose cargo vessel – BREADBOX HARRIER
President Nyusi inaugurates new infrastructure at Port Nacala
East London dry dock enjoying busy spell
In Conversation: The Atlantic Ocean’s major current system is slowing down – but a 21st century collapse is unlikely
APM Terminals Monrovia boosted by new cranes and dredging
WHARF TALK: Linea Ignazio Messina &C. SpA Part 2
TNPA Mossel Bay clears way to increase ship repair capacity
Hydrogen and ammonia-fuelled ships: IMO and safety guidance
Nigerian Government encourages use of barges to evacuate cargo from Eastern ports
Star of the Seas to be the next RCI Icon class ship
Obituary: Captain Tom Woodfield OBE – Polar Medallist
Orange Marine launches new cable laying vessel, Sophie Germain
Logistics provider Van den Bosch expands into East Africa & Indian Ocean Islands
Transnet Freight Rail CE Sizakele Mzimela resigns

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14 August 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   MSC AINO

Surprise: SA citrus exports up 7% mid-season despite global industry challenges
WHARF TALK: impressive pipelay crane vessel SAPURA 3500
Thais withdraw, Macuse rail and port project now appears unlikely
Nacala to become a significant modern Southern African port
Dar es Salaam-Morogoro Standard Gauge Railway to commence operations in January 2023
Eswatini Railway doubles daily coal trains to port of Maputo via Goba corridor
Transnet and SIU obtain preservation order freezing assets of former Transnet executives
WHARF TALK: tanker with a basic scrubber HAFNIA EXPERIENCE
Maritime Value Chain Task Force to meet in Durban tomorrow
IMO and Mauritius: port facility security assessment in Port Louis
Nigeria’s deepwater Lekki port receives second shipment of harbour cranes
Mozambique’s CFM to rehabilitate harbour infrastructure at Mocímboa da Praia
Chinese land port of Erenhot logs 10,000 100-wagon freight trains for Europe
Transnet agrees to provide Botswana with access to South African ports, in particular Richards Bay & Durban
WHARF TALK: offshore construction vessel – DEEP ORIENT
UN on oil and gas profits
Eni acquires Tango FLNG for the Republic of Congo
Talk of a second FLNG for Mozambique to join Coral Sul
Kisumu shipyard and ferry Uhuru II inaugurated on Lake Victoria
WTO and Cotton: Part 2

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 22 August 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   DUNCAN ISLAND

IN CONVERSATION: Three things you should know about mosquitoes
WHARF TALK: Unusual and unexpected – COMBI DOCK 1
UECC’s second LNG battery hybrid car carrier – on the water
Maersk secures new e-methanol facility to provide green fuel for container ship
Mozambique: Rwanda confirms it will guard gas zone
New collaboration on satellite-based VDES: Sierra Leone aims for maritime digitalisation
WHARF TALK: MR2 tanker arrives in Cape Town – KAIFAN
Two container ships make their maiden calls at Port of Walvis Bay
Western Indian Ocean no longer seen as a high risk area for piracy
Agility sells its Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) business to DSV Panalpina
IATA and UNCTAD e-commerce accord
IN CONVERSATION: We examined 20 years of US-Kenya trade: Some lessons for Africa
WHARF TALK: number ten – FEGULUS
IMO 2000: Sierra Leone introduces penalties for non-compliant fuel
IN CONVERSATION: The coal price has skyrocketed in 2021 – what does it mean for net zero?
SAA begins rebuilding its fleet with two Airbus A320s
Master Plan calls for R100 billion investments into expanding Port of Durban
WHARF TALK: Vintage MSC ship still going strong – MSC ADELE
Mozambique Cabo Delgado Update, part 1
Mozambique Cabo Delgado Update, part 2
Stella Maris: Life at Sea Report 2020 – a world in lockdown
VIEWPOINT: The ongoing challenge of Covid in the ports
WHARF TALK: First South African call for LR1 tanker DIYYINAH 1
Citrus Exports: Less trucks arrive permitting Durban and Eastern Cape ports to decongest
Richards Bay unplanned power outage impacts rail operations
WHARF TALK: Maiden visit to Durban and Cape Town – SCHWYZ
Australia’s carbon capture and utilisation opportunity
Naval Exercise Cutlass Express concludes off East African coast
IMO supports Djibouti to prevent pollution from ships
Fire on livestock carrier Elbeik off coast of Spain
Sri Lanka Ports Authority at 42

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 April 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: Lewek Ivory & Hai Soon 28  

Record IAG Cargo uplift on a Boeing 777-300 cargo flight from Nairobi to London
REFLECTIONS: Pipelayer Seven Oceans makes a Cape Town call
Global leaders unite in urgent call for international pandemic treaty
IN CONVERSATION: Offshore gas finds offered major promise for Mozambique: what went wrong
Mackay Marine partners up with Raytheon in South Africa
President Sisi promises investment to avoid repeat of Suez Canal blockage
Puzzled by the Mozambican ISIS Crisis? — watch the video
REFLECTIONS: Yasa Aygen, an unusual visitor to Cape Town
IN CONVERSATION: Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage
Europe’s Ports call for more onshore power
Mozambique to import locomotives from India’s Banaras Locomotive Works
SAMSA announces an end to nurdle collection along KZN coastline
Suez Canal unblocked: “We pulled it off!” says Boskalis/SMIT Salvage
VIEWPOINT: Xeneta container rates alert: carriers flex financial muscles as rates climb continues
IN CONVERSATION: Suez Canal container ship accident is a worst-case scenario for global trade
REFLECTIONS: LR1-class oil tanker Yamilah arrives in Cape Town
IN CONVERSATION: After the Ever Given: what the ship wedged in the Suez Canal means for global trade
South Africa expresses concern over deadly Palma attacks
WHARF TALK: Durban Port Bulletin News
WHARF TALK: Durban Volume and Vessel Call Performance
Suez Canal disruption:
Analysis of impact on tanker market by Signal Group
REFLECTIONS:  RT Spirit, an unexpected visitor
Transnet Port Terminals gears up for another successful citrus season
TPT network systems will be unavailable early Monday
NIGERIA: Two new Konecranes for Tin Can island terminal
EVER GIVEN: Statement from IMO Secretary General Kitack
SUEZ CRISIS – Situation remains unchanged on Sunday morning
Prioritised vaccinations for aircrew and seafarers: ICAO joins UN call
Drama in Palma as jihadists overrun town

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 14 January 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View 1: BULK HOLLAND
First View 2: SEVEN SEAS EXPLORER
First View 3: VISBORG
Ships in port at Durban today (Friday 15h00)
Stonewin opens ship bunkering operation at Port Louis, Mauritius
Japan’s Toyota Tsusho proposes US$600 million development in Angola’s Namibe Bay
EU NAVFOR patrol ship Relampago conducts friendly approach to Somali fishing vessel
Maersk & Safmarine launch Musafir Express to Mogadishu
More names revealed in alleged Mozambican EMATUM fraud
Mammoet moves heavy lifting equipment into northern Mozambique
Indian Naval ship escorts World Food Programme vessel for first time
Walvis Bay looks forward to six cruise ship calls during January
Morocco to invest US$190 million in port infrastructure
ICTSI signs 20-year concession to develop & operate Port Sudan Container Terminal
Namibian environmental ministry puts a stop to South African manganese exports through Luderitz
US$40 million investment plan for Luanda Port Multipurpose Terminal
Ship raided in Ngqura harbour, cocaine worth more than R700 million seized
USS Porter arrives in Turkey on scheduled visit
Port of Nacala reaches target for general cargo as new round of dredging commences
IRClass Review of 2018 and Projections for 2019
As we face another year…looking back at some of the UK’s Armed Forces best moments of 2018
UK Trade and investment in 2018
Net draws tighter around alleged EMATUM conspirators
Unhappy New Year with fires, loss of life and containers lost at sea
Pirate attack off Benin — six crew kidnapped
ONE jointly conducts with PSA an immersive educational study tour
Safety lessons: having a clear understanding of your fishing vessel’s stability
AIDAnova arrives in Tenerife as world’s first LNG-powered cruise ship
MOL car carrier Sincerity Ace on ‘significant’ fire in mid-Pacific
Chinese heavylift Hai Yang Shi You 278 with oil rig on deck in Durban for repairs
Drug haul No.5 for CMF in boarding operations in Arabian Sea
73-year old American medivacced off cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer near Mossel Bay
CMA CGM announces improvements to Asea-Kenya-Mogadishu Service
South Africa launches its most advanced nano-satellite, precursor to advanced maritime communications
CMA CGM announces improvement for NOURA Service

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : GRAND COSMO
Nigerian House of Representatives opens enquiry into maritime industry
Port of Pemba failing to attract cargo
NIMASA remains committed to making Nigeria Africa’s keading maritime nation
Mozambican police identify ringleaders of Cabo Delgado attacks
Subtech contracted to refurbish Saldanha Fire Pump Station
Mozambique Mustang graphite export project moves ahead
Tall ship Dar Mlodziezy arrives in Cape Town for short visit
EU NAVFOR and Chinese Naval Forces in Gulf of Aden discuss counter-piracy tactics
Wilhelmsen group delivers a slight increase in top line in the second quarter
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC MARS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MSC SAVANNAH
Yesterday was the international Day of the Seafarer
SAIMI opens national headquarters in Nelson Mandela Bay
CMA CGM upgrade for ASEA KENYA service
Unusual ‘rescue’ call for NSRI Hout Bay and Kommetjie
First vessel for Mozambique’s ‘Port’ of Mocimboa da Praia
OSM launches mental health campaign to safeguard 11,000 seafarers
Watch those bollards
Human element is part of the maritime cyber problem
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BW YANGTZE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : HANSA EUROPE
South Africa Re-elected to IALA Council
NIMASA takes delivery in Lagos of its long awaited floating dock
Saldanha workboat Crested Tern returns to service after inspection
Service change for CMA CGM’s SAMWAF service between Brazil, South & South-western Africa
Concern mounts over rise in jihadi terrorism in Mozambique’s Palma & Mocimboa da Praia regions
Aiteo denies complicity in protests targeting commander of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS)
Class action lawsuit brought against Aegean Marine Petroleum Network
Djibouti seeks equitable solution to dispute with DP World over Doraleh port
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PANTANAL

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