Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 30-31 January 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines for the week commencing 24 January 2021

Front Page: MSC IRENE

Piracy: Another ship, Rowayton Eagle boarded by pirates
Total (Mozambique) looking at setting up logistics base on Mayotte
French naval ship Nivôse intercepts dhow in Mozambique Channel, discovers large drug cache
Vale signals an end to Moatize coal operations: first step to exit coal production
IN CONVERSATION: Discovery of two giant radio galaxies offers fresh insights into the universe
CMA CGM to operate & manage new multi-purpose terminal at Alexandria
Thome signs up to Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change
SPECIAL REPORT: Tristan da Cunha: World’s most remote inhabited archipelago becomes model of sustainability
Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway fails to perform to expectations
ClassNK updates ‘Guidelines for Remote Surveys’
IN CONVERSATION: Attacks at sea aren’t all linked to piracy. Why it’s important to unpick what’s what
Fatalities within the fishing sector remain low for two consecutive years — SAMSA
49th South African Motor Launch Flotilla: hidden by history
IN CONVERSATION: Why the Indian Ocean is spawning strong and deadly tropical cyclones
Black Sea and Mediterranean fish stocks: First glimmer of hope in decades
Infinity Maritime announces broker ecosystem with world leading ship brokers
Hapag-Lloyd MIAX service disrupted by pirate attack on Mozart
Transnet National Ports Authority transfers head office to Ngqura
Dredging of Lake Victoria around Kisumu takes place
Making life easier for the haulier post-Brexit
South African scientists who discovered new COVID-19 variant share what they know
DNV GL drops the GL as it gears up for transformation
Carnival delays a resumption of cruising in the US, Europe & Australia
EU-BREXIT trade accord, nearly there
WHARF TALK: Cape Town shipping remains active
Biden must not let the Indian Ocean slip away like the South China Sea
Kenya Railways re-introduces over 500 wagons to metre-gauge Rift Valley Railway
MSC Grandiosa returns to sea with passengers
RightShip and INTERCARGO: An important new quality standard for the dry bulk sector
Pirates board container ship Mozart in Gulf of Guinea. One crew killed, 15 abducted  UPDATED
Tropical Cyclone Eloise nears Mozambique coast   UPDATED

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 22-24 January 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

Front Page: MP THE LAW & MP THE BRADY

Pirates board container ship Mozart in Gulf of Guinea. One crew killed, 15 abducted 
Tropical Cyclone Eloise nears Mozambique coas
DP World and Senegal sign agreement to develop Ndayane Port
CEVA continues expansion into Egypt & Ethiopia
ONE signs long-term charter for six Ultra-Large 24,000-TEU container ships
Hapag-Lloyd orders six 23,500-TEU container ships from Daewoo
SHIPPING TRENDS: The bull run is wreaking havoc with cargo delays in major ports
NEW BOOKS: The Eastern Fleet and the Indian Ocean, 1942–1944: The Fleet that Had to Hide by Charles Stephenson
ONE adds Hamburg & Antwerp to strengthen West Africa Service — African Rainbow Shuttle (ARS)
UN issues Joint Statement on Mozambique security crisis
CMA CGM announces new rotation for West Africa-South America service
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for December 2020 are now available here
IMO at work around Africa: Cameroon, Mediterranean, MENA
IN CONVERSATION: South Africa failed to get its act together on vaccines: here’s how
Total pulls out of LNG site in northern Mozambique: UN declares concerning at deteriorating situation as 565,000 people are displaced
Cyclone Eloise strikes Madagascar, threatens Mozambique & Northern KZN
Famous brand Manica disappears as CMA CGM’s CEVA takes over
SAMSA warns of harmful substances spilled at sea
IN CONVERSATION: Climate change: what would 4°C of global warming feel like?
Ports and shore side power   Video Conferencing
CMA CGM introduces new MEDWAX service linking Europe & West Africa: improvements to EURAF 3 and WAZZAN services
TRADE NEWS: ClassNK certifies ‘Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions’
Jamaica and Kenya sign MOU: Reciprocal Recognition of STCW Certificates
New ISWAN research: Highlights benefits of regular social interaction on board
IN CONVERSATION: South African astronomy has a long, rich history of discovery – and a promising future
Another Maersk container ship threatened by West African pirates
Grindrod’s Hesper Engineering acquires Mossel Bay engineering stalwart
NSRI called to rescue seafarer from passing bulk carrier
Promoting intra-African trade: UNCTAD Secretary-General wins award
New dawn for SA trade with Africa

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