Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 June 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 2: MORNING PEACE & UMBILO
CURRENT NEWS…..
D-Day 75 Commemoration 1944-2019
New green in-water hull cleaning technology can create local jobs
Rosy future predicted for Tanzanian Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika
AU forges ahead with AfCFTA operational phase
Angola launches first-ever marginal fields bidding round
Large-scale ongoing search for two missing fishing boats off Western Cape
Portsmouth and D-Day 75 commemoration 1944-2019
Angola commences licensing high-potential blocks in Namibe and Benguela Basins
Tight Lines at new Foreshore Fishing Venue (East London)
Carriers beware: clarifying the onus in cargo damage claims
‘Fire in the Hold’– a relic of the past with thermal event monitoring
Move to establish Richards Bay Port Welfare Committee
Mossel Bay port keen to unlock SMME business opportunities
New survey craft to boost Transnet dredging fleet
How to make a crippling sovereign debt go away
Not good news as South African economy contracts 3.2 percent
Durban Container Terminal’s berth deepening contract formally cancelled
DNV GL releases update to bulk cargo liquefaction guideline
Port of Durban is Africa’s Leading Cruise Port at World Travel Awards
Details of the new Maputo-Inhaca ferry
INTERTANKO/OCIMF maritime security update on Fujairah attacks
MSC Opera collision in Venice leads to renewed calls for ban on cruise ships
White Paper from Rivertrace on scrubber & washwater technology
Gangs operating along the N-3 from Durban petrol-bomb more trucks
As AfCFTA comes into effect, questions arise about its ability to bring change
South Africa readies for IMO 2020 ship emission laws
NSRI Station 5 Durban latest sea rescue boat Alick Rennie commissioned
Tunisia joins the International Transport Forum (ITF)
Durban Port Welfare Committee established
EARLIER NEWS……
The PIANC Yearbook 2018 is now available
New Inhaca Island ferry enters service at Maputo
Port of Durban cruise prospects promising
Mossel Bay girls explore the port
Eni acquires rights in three new exploration licenses in Mozambique
Ghanaian Navy to be host to over 10 Chiefs of Navies & 250 international guests

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 26 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Current News:
First View 1: MSC PARIS
First View 2: BOW JUBAIL
Port of PE becomes first SA port to achieve ISO 45001 certification
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
New Damen crew boat for Angolan diving services company Octomar
EU-Polarnet White Papers released
TNPA ports to usher in in-water hull cleaning
Damen called in to assist with new Lake Victoria jetty
Crackdown on ferries and boats on Lake Victoria
Ethiopia-Djibouti railway partially re-opens after derailment
New ASD tug for the Enapor Cape Verde operations
Growing Blue conference on Blue Economy starts Thursday in Maputo
No indication when deepening of Durban’s DCT North Quay might go ahead
Two Kenya Navy ships visit Port of Maputo
Pirated ship Apecus has a checkered and illegal history, says NIMASA
Mozambique Port Operators Association is formed
Mossel Bay charity fishing competition planned for Youth Month
USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Kearsarge naval groups joint ops in Arabian Sea
Carbon Tax Bill to cut emissions in South Africa from 1 June 2019
Germany to return historic 15th Century Cape Cross navigation landmark to Namibia
Boat tragedy on Lake Albert leaves more than 30 dead
Marking World Safety & Health Day at Work in Port of Durban
Fire on board a second Grimaldi car carrier RoRo
CMA CGM hikes shipping rates from Asia to Africa US $300-400
CMA CGM seasonal adjustments to Noura East African service
Anglo American performs first carbon offset iron ore shipment from South Africa to Europe
Chevron walks away from Anadarko purchase
Ghana’s president intercedes in Tema port dispute
More acts of piracy reported from Gulf of Guinea
Debmarine Namibia contracts Damen to build seventh diamond recovery vessel
President Nyusi concerned that armed violence in north of Mozambique could spread
APM Terminals Inland Services to be integrated into Maersk Logistics
South African port statistics for the month of April are now available
Report published on industry-level response to marine plastic pollution

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AfricaPORTS & SHIPS maritime news 24 March 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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Drama as cruise ship Viking Sky sends mayday off Norwegian coast
Cyclone Joaninha 22S threatens Rodrigues & possibly Mauritius
Namport celebrates Namibia’s birthday
National Museums Liverpool searching for planners to transform the waterfront estate
Bureau Veritas and Kongsberg Maritime perform remote survey on Bourbon OSV off Angola
EU Copernicus imagery surveys the Cyclone Idai floods
BREXIT: the freight forwarders’ view as the eleventh hour draws nigh
Grindrod’s OACL ship Border to provide Beira relief voyages
Quality Council for Trades & Occupations pays Transnet School of Excellence a visit
R18 billion expansion plan for Dube Trade Port
Ascension Island gets UK support for Marine Protected Area
Observing Tomorrow’s Man Initiative
Small scale fisheries sector being launched in KwaZulu-Natal
Cyclone Idai devastation: death toll may reach 1,000 as whole villages disappear
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) wins 5-year contract
Beira hammered by Cyclone Idai, vessels aground, communications lost
Nigeria’s Homeland Services orders another two Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels
South Africa, SACU & Mozambique making progress on impending Brexit
Brexit and the UK border: further progress review
Book Review: Beyond the Harbour Lights
Martek introduces marine anti drone detection system
EARLIER NEWS..(headlined in Blue)
Grande America fire Bay of Biscay. EMSA communiqué
Cyclone Idai comes ashore near Beira, losses of life reported
Call for Maritime Transport Policy by Ghanaian Maritime Authority
Saga Pearl II makes her first and only visit to Port Elizabeth
Malawi, Mozambique send SOS to South Africa over Cyclone Idai
SOME NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED..(headlined in Green)
Simon’s Town NSRI called out to medivac ill fisherman off Cape Point
BREXIT: Enough is enough, says Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
Pirates attack offshore support vessel off Nigeria, five crew abducted
British Chambers of Commerce: UK must avoid messy and disorderly exit on 29 March

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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 : MONSERRATE
Damen Shipyards Cape Town to build three navy inshore patrol boats
Djibouti responds to DP World claims over cancellation of container terminal concession
Milestone for Angola’s Benguela Railway as DRC exports ore through Lobito
Abalone worth R2.37 million seized at port of Durban
Nigeria confirms intention to build US$6.7bn standard gauge railway
Botswana and Zimbabwe revive plans to re-develop railway to Mozambique
INT’L-US Navy’s Pacific Partnership mission prepares to enhance disaster response cooperation
Durban Port Operators Acknowledged for Excellence
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CAP CORTES

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines

First View : SCHLIEMI RICKMERS
SAMSA warns that South Africa badly equipped to manage weather induced disasters at sea
CMA CGM upgradeS EURAF 4, SAMWAF & ASAF services to Africa
RMS St Helena on her final voyage from the island
Cameroon calls for EoI to monitor Kribi port construction
Search for oil in Mozambique’s Angoche Basin continues despite Statoil withdrawal
Walvis Bay takes delivery of four ship-to-shore cranes for new container terminal
Evergreen confirms details of order for 20 container ships
2017 was good, but 2018 will be great, says Optimarin
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : DONINGTON

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : KRI BIMA SUCI
West African states face up to Gulf of Guinea security
Heavy load project cargo for Port of Lüderitz
Seychelles women sign up for international maritime association, WOMESA
Ethiopia-Djibouti railway enters final trials before commencing services
Mozambique’s first inland port at Inchope to be completed in 2018
Durban-Gauteng pipeline upgraded to multi-petroleum mode
Next Viking Cruises ship to be powered by liquid hydrogen
Indonesian Navy receives new sail training ship
Bureau Veritas joins the RECOMMS drones project
PRESS RELEASE: Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African Countries
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BRITISH COURTESY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : UACC IBN AL ATHEER
AGOA: Always a poisoned chalice from the US?
Uganda SGR railway to go ahead
SA’s Tongaat Hulett to build sugar refinery in Mozambique
SAMSA invests in skills development at Port St Johns
Cameroon’s Kribi Port concession signed
HMS Albion rededicated by Royal Appointment
International News: Is PIL the next target for absorption
PRESS RELEASES: SA’s potential to become international gas hub
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : UNION TAYLOR

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BOW TRIUMPH
Transnet’s positive performance despite difficult economic climate
The Gambia approves FAR acquisition of offshore blocks
DP World and Masdar to explore clean energy solutions
Mozambique’s creditors now divided after Kroll audit
Transaid new CE: Caroline Barber
Science tackles illegal fishing
PRESS RELEASE: iContainers warns ocean freight industry ‘ill prepared’ for cyber attacks
PRESS RELEASE: What does the future hold for cruise ships and shipbuilders?
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BREMEN REEFER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s Maritime News Headlines:

First View : OSAKA TOWER
Mozambique reiterates that Shire-Zambezi Waterway is not viable
Death in the Ice: The shocking story of Franklin’s Final Expedition
Drama as fire forces crew to abandon fishing vessel near Walvis Bay
NIMASA pledges that Nigerians will benefit from shipping
East London Port Festival a showcase for communities
Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission shipping – IAPH
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SWEDISH REEFER

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