Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 August 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   BAHRI YANBU

Trucks set alight on N2 between Ermelo and Piet Retief
Nigerian Chamber of Shipping becomes full ICS member
WHARF TALK: BROTONNE BRIDGE makes it finally into port
Xeneta container rates alert: shippers stunned as long-term rates surge by almost 30% in a month
Lagos ports traffic gridlock remains a ‘major headache
CRUISING: MSC Cruises restarts American cruising out of Miami
IMO building support for fishing safety in the Pacific region
WHARF TALK: What’s in a name? MP THE LAW
Marsa Maroc sells 35% of its stock to Tanger Med
IMCA signs GoG Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy
The Future is Here:DHL signs into all-electric cargo aircraft
Fire in Durban-bound container ship Seaspan Lahore narrowly averted
WHARF TALK: Among the unusually named ships is FREIGHT MARGIE
NSPCA says it ain’t over, we’re appealing High Court ruling on live animal exports
Vehicle sales & exports affected by civil unrest, port cyber attack and COVID-19, reports Naamsa
Tanzania VP urges greater use of Mtwara Port
WHARF TALK: the lay ship LV OCEAN NORTH 105
Another great historic ship that sailed into South African waters – HMS CHALLENGER
SA Navy patrol ship SAS MAKHANDA arrives in Pemba
IATA data on air cargo shows strongest growth since 2017
MSC towage division takes delivery of Sanmar-built tug for Portuguese port
Transnet lifts force majeure as ports begin the recovery phase
ONE provides for South African children: Free transport of educational materials
WHARF TALK: A unique trawler – NIKKO MARU No.1
Women in Maritime new association inaugurated: West and Central Africa
Swiftnova Engineering raises the bar in excellence with welding certification
Modular onshore beacons for marine infrastructure
Israeli-connected tanker Mercer Street attacked by drone in Gulf of Oman
NSRI called out to perform medical offshore evacuations, at Durban & Stilbaai

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BOUNDARY
Grindrod’s bell rings on Nasdaq with a follow-up ring on the JSE today
South Africa a hub for marine aids to navigation training
South Africa a Hub for Marine Aids to Navigation Training
Cargo Owners face huge potential liability claims if their cargo causes damage
Iconic Maputo Bay Catembe bridge delayed-no date set
Fifth Meraviglia-class cruise ship ordered by MSC Cruises
Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Diploma for Harbour Masters
DNV GL issues first type approval for aluminium cables onboard ships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PLEIADES SPIRIT

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : FREEDOM OF THE SEAS
Luanda port volumes for 2017 take a dip
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari cancels US$195 million Israeli security contract
Kenya oil to start flowing from Turkana from June
Ghana awards 25-year concession for Takoradi port multi-purpose terminal
PIL pulls out of deal to help create Nigeria’s national fleet
Chinese companies commit US$10 billion to Limpopo SEZ
NSRI evacuates seriously injured seafarer from vessel off KZN coast
£850M Sea Ceptor missile system enters service with the Royal Navy
MSC Cruises’ new digital personal assistant to be named Zoe, will launch on MSC Bellisima
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : AMAZON

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : USIBA
Call for improvement of regional and international cooperation in Western Indian Ocean
Ethiopia to acquire stake in Djibouti port
Apapa road congestion-mixed reaction to call-up card system
Hapag-Lloyd says new Tema office will lead to further growth in Ghana
MPDC chief says rail essential to Maputo port growth
Tanzania SGR to carry 3.6 million tonnes of nickel ore from Kabanga Mine near Ngara
Lamu port construction leaves 10,000 fishermen & loggers displaced
MSC Meraviglia arrives in Hamburg to launch European summer cruise season
Croatia’s Jadroplov thrown a European Commission lifeline
New global oil & gas decommissioming consortium established
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : TON HIL II

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : ELEKTRA
Steady increase in mega containerships 15,000 TEU+ during May 
Damen delivers Ro-Ro ferry to The Gambia
Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo
MSC Cruises welcomes fleet’s biggest ship, MSC Meraviglia
Large Chinese delegation visits Ghana’s Takoradi port
Super storm expected on Cape Atlantic coast
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MEDI AERO

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