Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 11 February 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View 1: VASILIY GOLOVNIN
First View 2: PROMETHEUS
Cyclone warning updates on Funani 12S and Gelena 13S
News from the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
Brexit — In the event of a no deal. British International Freight Association speaks out
Cape Town’s Sturrock dry dock caisson repaired ahead of replacing it with a new gate
Namport CEO Bisey /Uirab to retire after 10 years at the helm
President Ramaphosa lauds Total’s discovery of gas condensate
South African Government welcomes Total gas discovery
Game changer as Total makes ‘world class’ gas & oil discovery off Mossel Bay
Nigerian pirates strike again, seizing landing craft Laetitia and kidnapping three of the crew
The price of terror, as cruise ship Nautica diverts away from Mombasa
US offers to help counter terror attacks in northern Mozambique
MoU signed for additional development of Jeddah Islamic Port
Combined Armed Forces seize another 3 tonnes of narcotics in Arabian Sea
South African government says SA is playing its part in curbing maritime crime
Cyclone warning for Indian Ocean as two storms threaten
Meridian Port Services takes delivery of second batch of RTG & STS cranes for Tema port
The Workboat Code. Edition 2
Vesconite appoints four additional engineers to boost technical advice
The earth’s Northern Magentic Pole is moving away from Canada’s arctic towards Siberia
African road safety leadership program kicks off in Abidjan
Transnet cracks down with intent to suspend another eight senior executives
Cameroon’s Port of Douala–Bonabéri has record cargo and ship throughput
Nigerian Shippers Council begins registration of port service providers
DP World Puntland manager shot dead inside Bosaso port
Transaid’s Land’s End to John O’Groats Cycle Challenge announced
Maputo reaches record cargo throughput figures in 2018
Nigerian pirates release seven Russian seafarers kidnapped from MSC Mandy
Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS) names its new patrol boat Ovia
Cutty Sark celebrates her 150th anniversary with a year of celebration
Mantashe says oil and gas exploration off Cape South Coast expected to boost economy
Maersk announces a cut-back on cadets from South Africa and the UK
Some news you may have missed last week…
Jihadist attacks force dusk to dawn curfew in northern Mozambique port town
Massachusetts Maritime Academy cadets visit Port of Durban
Registration begins of all Ugandan boats on Lake Victoria
Angola’s state timber warehouses generate revenue, but at what expense?
Offshore patrol vessel (OPV) SAS Makhanda takes up fishery patrol

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 January 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

First View 1: AIDAaura
Cyclone warning in Southern Mozambique Channel, threat to Northern Mozambique
North Sea Port monitoring the Brexit closely
Port statistics for December 2018 are now available
NSRI called to medivac injured seaman from deepsea fishing vessel
CMA CGM adjusts its EURAF 4 & EURAF 5 West Africa services
Lunar New Year brings adjustments to CMA CGM African services
Cultivating human resources for marine resource development
Chad is offered 10 hectare logistics base in Cameroonian port of Douala
Relief for Apapa as 2-km Wharf Road is completed and ready to be opened
Congestion as Jambo ferry breaks down, stranding Mombasa commuters
Spanish Sener group to design new Tanzanian Lake Victoria ferry
Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation
Freight forwarders ready to clear up the mess left by politicians, says (UK) freight forwarders’ association
Arresting a ship under business rescue — some clarity from the court
Alpha Logistics tackles dredging Mombasa
Synergy Group fleet boosted by Ever Gifted, a new 20,000+ TEU containership
Kenya’s SGR railway Phase 2A on track, says railway acting head, but Chinese anticipate delays
International News: North Sea Port Record Year 2018
Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth completes refit at Damen Shipyard
Douala port concessioning shortlist — Bolloré and APM Terminal consortium surprising exclusion
Chinese fishing vessel Hai Feng 823 arrested in Monrovia for illegal cargo
Mozambique slaps two-month ban on fishing & marketing of shrimp
No sign of development with proposed Caprivi railway from Grootfontein to Katima Mulilo
Goodyear in Africa: Support for the Africa transport charity Transaid
Cape fires: A view from above — the Copernicus Sentinel 2-B image from space
CMF’s HMAS Ballarat makes first drug seizure of 2019, ship’s 3rd success 
Stonewin opens ship bunkering operation at Port Louis, Mauritius
Japan’s Toyota Tsusho proposes US$600 million development in Angola’s Namibe Bay
EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….

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

OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 9 December 2018

First View : DE MIST refloated
Anadarko selects TechnipFMC & Van Oord for its Mozambique offshore subsea LNG project
Innovate Durban: Maritime Youth Innovation Challenge
South African crew arrested on MSC Seaside for drug smuggling
Damen first Fishing Seminar success
Djibouti eyes its hinterland, to resume services to South Sudan
Maersk sets zero co2 emission target by 2050
South Africa welcomes parliament’s approval of AfCFTA
Uganda becomes latest nation to ratify African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Ghana Ships Suppliers Association is launched
Graduation Day for junior naval officers at the South African Naval College
EU NAVFOR marks 10 years of presence in Western Indian Ocean
Tullow to search for oil & gas off Comoros
Transnet to plot a new course going forward
South Africa exits technical recession in third quarter
Sishen-Saldanha rail line to be reopened on Monday 9 December
Sunken tug De Mist slowly emerging from the waters of Simon’s Town
UK strengthens defence partnership with Ukraine in face of increasing Russian aggression
UK’s MoD announces new Royal Navy chiefs
TPT introduces another port tech innovation for auto sector
MoD Navy news HMS Diamond and Cyprus
Environmental report understates potential catastrophe on the East Coast
A new book on ships and trades: Tramp Ships: An Illustrated History
The return of Sailing Ships
Mission to Seafarers Annual Christmas Carol Service
Mozambique to ship coal to Mombasa
Accident blocks traffic on Sishen-Saldanha ore line
DEA welcomes the criminal sentence on Ukrainian ship’s master for polluting South African waters
Moody’s says Kenya assets risk seizure by Chinese
Mozambique illegal logging spreads to conservation areas
Strong words from E.Cape premier as young people prepare to join cruise ships
Team Namport heeds call to clean up Walvis Bay harbour town
Ports Regulator brings relief with tariff application
    
EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….

World’s first iVLOC with DNV GL’s Smartship notation delivered from builder
IUM students to gain experiential exposure at Port of Walvis Bay
The Bank of England and BREXIT
Port of Richard’s Bay Port Festival makes a return
Bolloré Ports announces that work has been completed on Sierra Leone’s Freetown Terminal
SHADE Conference issues warning about complacency with Somali piracy
UAE ships conducting seismic survey near Pemba in Tanzania
Major disruption forecast at UK ports as a ‘real prospect in a no-deal BREXIT
Xeneta unveils monthly insights on long-term ocean freight rate development
SA Navy’s new hydrographic survey ship building programme starts on Friday
Saldanha Terminals creating jobs despite fragile economy
HMS Dragon seizes 3 tons of drugs from dhow in Indian Ocean
SAMSA launches investigation into capsizing of catamaran in Table Bay
Seafarer in medical emergency at sea is brought to Port Elizabeth by NSRI
Special Feature–Supplying Antarctica
Port of Takoradi to be developed as an oil and gas hub
Francophone Africa agrees on a plan for better ship pollution prevention
Ukraine/Russia crisis as Russia impounds Ukraine Navy ships
Subtech secures multi-million dollar offshore Middle East contract
Danquah Institute demands a re-negotiation of new Tema container terminal concession
DCT berth deepening on hold as Transnet issues Stop Work order
Tackling Africa’s road safety crisis
NSRI kept busy last week with medical emergencies on ships at sea
Port of Mombasa is on the way to 31 million tonnes of cargo in 2018
Tullow Oil transports over 30,000 barrels of oil to Mombasa for export
Transnet’s statement on taking the lead with the Nigerian Capegauge railway
SARS destroys number of illegally imported motor vehicles in KZN
IMO Council re-appoints HE Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of IMO for second four-year term

OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : BW EAGLE
Celebrations all round following visit by Polish tall ship Dar Mlodziezy
Hapag-Lloyd invests in growing East African market
Kenya Govt approves plans to revive dormant Kenya National Shipping line
Strong winds cause two ships to collide at Richards Bay
Bolloré, Camrail and SEPBC to increase exports of Bélabo timber in Cameroon
RFA Tideforce arrives in Falmouth in preparation for joining the Fleet
Seabourn plans 146-day World Cruise on Seabourn Sojourn
NSRI activated for medivac of patient from passing ship DHT LOTUS
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GAIA LEADER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News headlines:

First View : SEROJA LIMA
South African Port Statistics for the month of May are now available here
Report seems to confirm that MSC has acquired 49% stake in Messina Line
Mozambique’s railway to South Africa and to Swaziland closed for maintenance
South African World Oceans Day focused on menace of plastics pollution
CMA CGM to upgrade its Indian Ocean Feeder Network
Kenya Ports Authority still without a head while court cases gather
Controversy in London over cruise ship diesel fumes near Isle of Dogs
Brave man! Nor-Shipping director is first-ever male to join WISTA (Norway)
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC INES

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : JOLLY PERLA
Cameroon’s FLNG Hilli Episeyo goes into production
New Kisumu oil jetty on lake Victoria opens for business
Dredging survey for Nigeria’s Calabar port gets underway
Kenya cargo owners tell govt, don’t force us to use SGR
Society celebrates 200 years of helping seafarers and their families
TNPA Adopt a School Project benefits Richards Bay school
Mumbles Lighthouse modernisation completed
Bureau Veritas addresses cyber safety and security
IACS Chairman sets out transformation of IACS at CMA Shipping 2018
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CMA CGM JAMAICA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : CNS HAIKOU 171
Questions asked over Transnet’s decision not to bring disciplinary action over loco deals
Lamu port construction falls behind
SA Agulhas returns-Cadets’ lives change after Antarctica journey
NIMASA and NIALS hold 7th Strategic Admiralty Law Seminar for Judges
Cargo owners and insurers will have to pay more for piracy in general average
Counterfeit goods worth nearly US$1 million seized at Mombasa port
Isuzu Motors Eastern Cape investment a boost for South Africa
ICHCA publishes details of innovative supply chain safety measures
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CHINESE NAVAL SHIPS IN CAPE TOWN, CNS YUEYANG 575 and CNS QINGHAIHU 885

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : RHL CONSTANTIA
DoT to stage annual Seafarers Day at Mbizana, Pondoland
Ghana Ports Authority cracks down on illegal port developers
New ferry for Likoni crossing on the way to Kenya
Shipping Lines No-Shows fine could result in ‘nightmares’ among freight forwarders
MOL levies US$300 per TEU rate hike Asia-Southern Africa from 1 July
Questions raised about USS Fitzgerald collision with container ship
PRESS RELEASES: East London Port Festival this weekend
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : YU PENG

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Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : WARNOW WHALE & TUG TRIDENT
MOU signed to improve trade links between the DRC and East Africa
News from the container lines
Somali piracy story takes an interesting angle
CMA CGM enhances Canada – West Africa service
Madeira wants to be part of New Silk Road
MOL targets four LNG-powered 20,000-TEU container ships
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : KOTA MAWAR

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