Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 18 March 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  ATLANTIC VISION

Improvements in contractual compliance for Durban Container Terminals
WHARF TALK: Holland America Line’s magnificent ZUIDERDAM
ONE opens its own office at Kenya’s Mombasa
Ten new big ‘uns for ONE
Transnet Pipelines welcomes latest fuel theft conviction
Migrant boat sinks off Madagascar, 34 dead others missing
WHARF TALK: diamond mining sampling vessel ADAMASTOR
Alternative marine fuels that may need future regulatory work – IMO
Xeneta Update: Air freight cargo capacity increases above pre-pandemic level
Saudi Arabia becomes the first Arab country to ratify the IALA Convention
Conservative estimates for coming South African citrus export season
WHARF TALK: coastal feeder vessel MSC ANUSHA III
Captain William Ruto takes over as Kenya Ports Authority new boss
IMO and training: Madagascar port facility security
Emphasis on importance of petroleum products to Africa
Cyclone Freddy ashore near Quelimane, another u-turn possible
WHARF TALK: Italian Con-Ro vessel JOLLY TITANIO
USCGC Spencer home from Africa
The rising futuristic port city of Neom – dredging contract awarded to Boskalis
DNV report shows demand for ocean space to grow 5-fold by 2050
WHARF TALK: newbuild bitumen carrier BITU RIVER
Mauritius & UK have maritime security discussions – may include Chagos islands
Tanzania Govt discussions over LNG project with Shell & Equinor completed
TRADE NEWS: MOL and VALE agree to install Two Norsepower Rotor SailsTM
WTO Fishing subsidies agreement: Seychelles is first African WTO member accepting
French warships intercept over a ton of narcotics off the Horn of Africa
NEW BOOKS: Rock Lighthouses of Britain & Ireland
Demand for air cargo declines
Container xChange Forecaster March 2023

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 3 February 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  MAERSK TACOMA

Kumba’s tale of lost exports
WHARF TALK: LR1 class products tanker CHEMTRANS ARCTIC
Green shipping in South Africa: IMO supporting opportunities
Boluda Towage adds additional tug to fleet in Mauritania
COMMENT: MSC Shosholoza feeder service Ngqura to Cape Town
Mercy Ships’ newest Hospital Ship ready to lower her gangplank for patients
WHARF TALK: mini bulk carrier – LITA
MSC’s Shosholoza feeder service gets underway
IN CONVERSATION: Somaliland’s oil find could reset the regional balance: here’s how
Transaid at 25: London fundraising
Six arrested for truck highjacking – one a policeman
WHARF TALK: homeported at Cape Town – MSC SINFONIA
Land reclamation in the Maldives: Boskalis acquires €120 million contract
Xeneta container rates alert: record-breaking fall in long-term rates for ocean freight, as carriers brace for stormy 2023
MoU signed for railway linking Niger and Nigeria
MoU signé pour le chemin de fer reliant le Niger et le Nigeria
French Naval frigate FS Nivôse calls at Durban
Latest problem to hamstring Durban port operations – a broken down tug fleet
WHARF TALK: Neo-Panamax container vessel – MSC ATHENS
IN CONVERSATION: Copper transformed way the world works before: it’s about to do so again
Kenya’s new Lake Victoria ship, Uhuru II, to be launched in May
Large ammonia-fuelled bulk carrier development by MOL and Mitsui
Trademark Africa expands into West Africa
Trademark Africa s’étend en Afrique de l’Ouest
Transnet approaches market for lease of Durban-Johannesburg Container Corridor 
WHARF TALK: MR2 product tanker – STI MAGISTER
Hamburg Süd loses its identity as Maersk consolidates brands
IMO Symposium: The Maritime Single Window 2024
Anglo American loads first LNG dual-fuelled vessel in chartered fleet
IN CONVERSATION: Deep sea reefs are spectacular and barely-explored – they must be conserved
Aqaba Cruise Terminal opens
Revamped Mombasa Cruise Terminal making a difference

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