Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: OPTIMANA
French shipping line announces GRR from Asia to East, South, West Africa & Indian Ocean
The supply and use of 0.50%-sulphur marine fuel
Durban Maritime Museum tug JR More joins minesweeper SAS Durban at ship repair yard
CMA CGM decides not to use the Northern Arctic route
Grindrod six-months interim results reflect refocus on trade corridors
Call for SA to increase support for Indian Ocean rim countries’ port State controls
TNPA Cape Town hosts IALA Aids for Navigating Training Course
NSRI reports on evacuating a patient off a ship in Table Bay
Australia to join US-led Persian Gulf naval patrols
President calls for robust partnerships to grow economy
MSC Cruise’s continued investment in Africa’s tourist industry
MSC Cruises adds second ship to South Africa’s 2020/2021 cruise season
Under-performing Tazara highlighted at SADC summit, but potential stressed
SAS Drakensberg in second mercy voyage to cyclone-hit Beira
Photo Story: SAS Durban heads for the floating dock and much-needed ship repair
Veecraft expands into new bigger shipbuilding premises in Cape Town
Export containers transferred to new Walvis Bay container terminal
First for Port of Cape Town with appointment of female Marine Technical Officer
Peak Season Surcharges on Nigerian CMA CGM shipments
Photo Story: USN replenishment at sea
Tanger Med expansion makes it biggest capacity container terminal in Africa
The continuing saga of the VLCC Grace 1 …..
South African Port Statistics for July 2019 are now available
Second ship attacked of Douala, nine crew missing
CMA CGM announces 1 September rates increases Asia to East and South Africa
Crew abandon ship after fire engulfs tanker Sea Voyager in Lagos anchorage
CMA CGM announces 1 September rates increases Asia to West Africa
MSC AINO named in Durban Harbour: exciting SA job creation venture announced
Long-distance airborne medivac mission for seafarer on West Coast
Ghana will be ready for IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap regulations
Nigeria’s Calabar coast under threat from piracy, robbery & kidnapping
Pirates abduct eight crew from mv MarMalaita outside Douala

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News headlines:

First View 1: TOMBARRA
First View 2: CMB ADRIEN
Good start to the year for Port of Nacala
Ecowas Regional Transport Integration Project gets underway
Canadian Navy ship makes another two drug busts in Arabian Sea
Nigerian Shippers Council moves on under-declaration of imported goods
Nigerian Ports Authority to open two truck staging parks in Lagos
TNPA Port Elizabeth marks World health & Safety Day
Tau Morwe replaced after six months as acting head of Transnet
African Development Bank calls for urgent global action after second Mozambique cyclone
Puntland turns to UAE to help boost maritime security
SA Navy tests new submarine tower escape safety system (TESS)
ZEABORN enters tanker ship management and buys CPO Tankers
Kenyan avocados gain access to lucrative Chinese market
South Africa’s cruise season closes with departure from Durban of MSC MUSICA
MSC South Africa to take delivery of eight Konecranes lift trucks
Maersk Supply awarded FPSO mooring project off West Africa
Konecranes completes major refurbishment challenge in Richards Bay
Anadarko Chevron not a done deal as Oxy enters the bidding
Mossel Bay port participates in Earth Day activities
Angry truckers blockade Richards Bay access road over foreign drivers
Kenya reveals plans to build new port at Kisumu
Pirated tanker offshore of Lagos rescued by Spanish Navy
New tonnage for ONE
Big welcome for NSRI’s new generation Search & Rescue vessel
Transnet prepares to take delivery of two new AW109SP helicopters
Cyclone Kenneth comes ashore near Pemba
Warming seas & wetter atmosphere feeding the deluge delivered by cyclones
Somali piracy rears its ugly head again
Techobanine deepwater port project ‘cherished’ by Moz government
Bonny River anchorage pirates strike again, six seamen abducted
Durban port in massive clean-up mode, calls for support

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 4 February 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the news headlines:

First View 1: SANTA BARBARA
First View 2: JOLLY VANADIO
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
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
Ultra Deep Solutions sends dive support vessel Picasso to West Africa
Unique Group to supply African offshore sector with diving and industrial gas
Angolan Ports, Part 4: Copper shipments from Lobito
Significant North Sea discovery by Total, confident of another success off South Africa
Wartsila to streamline operations and will cut 1,200 jobs globally
Canadian Amphibex dredger utilised for Niger River
Angolan Ports, Part 3: Japanese investment for Namibe
Liberia overtakes Marshall Islands for second-largest ship registry
New design makes liquefied hydrogen bunker vessels a reality
Piracy & Robbery remains a problem for shipping off West African coast
Iridium Certus goes live with world’s first truly global broadband service
BPO appointed to operate Port Elizabeth Multi Purpose Terminal
Angolan Ports, Part 2: Uncertainty over Caio
Zhen Hua 20, East London’s longest ship ever, docks in the river port
MSC to retrofit 86 ships with exhaust gas scrubbers
Port of Richards Bay exceeds 100 million tonnes of cargo handled in 2018
Climate change efforts must be scaled up, SA tells UN Security Council
Pirates attack two ships off Nigerian coast
Angolan Ports, Part 1: New Beginnings: Luanda & Barra do Dande
Dredging at Kisumu on Lake Victoria will advance navigation on lake
MSC Musica racing back to Durban after gales force delays at Cape Town UPDATED 05h30 Monday
China in push to extend Nacala to Moatize railway into Zimbabwe
News in at the weekend …
South African port statistics for calendar year 2018
Winds delay MSC Musica outside Cape Town
Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office expands Bathymetric capabilities
Polarcus commences offshore Namibian seismic survey for Portuguese energy company Galp
TransNamib and Botswana Railways agree on Gobabis Container Terminal

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 January 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View 1: SC SCORPIO & SC DRACO
MSC Musica racing back to Durban after gales force delays at Cape Town
China in push to extend Nacala to Moatize railway into Zimbabwe
South African port statistics for calendar year 2018
Winds delay MSC Musica outside Cape Town
Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office expands Bathymetric capabilities
Polarcus commences offshore Namibian seismic survey for Portuguese energy company Galp
TransNamib and Botswana Railways agree on having a Gobabis Container Terminal
Possible new cyclone warning for mid Mozambique Channel, tracking south
Most UK ports unprepared for Brexit
TUI takes delivery of New Mein Schiff 2 cruise ship
Angola sets up National Oil and Gas Agency
Ethiopia-Eritrea railway gets offer of Italian financial help
Only international action will stop increase in piracy, says BIMCO
Port of Felixstowe and DFDS boost capacity
New locomotives for Camrail arrive in Douala
FEATURE: Ten developments that will shape Africa’s energy sector in 2019
Cyclone Desmond dumps heavy rain on Beira and central Mozambique
Submariners celebrate 50 years of success of Navy’s ultimate mission, Part 2
Verbrugge Terminals’ new permanent shipping line with South America
Armscor CEO Kevin Wakeford named in Zondo Commission takes special leave
Cyclone TC10S Desmond update — second storm over northern Madagascar
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos-Klosters 22-25 January 2019
Submariners celebrate 50 years of success of Navy’s ultimate mission
Partnerships & removal of barriers is key to Africa’s emergence, says DP World head
Sailors’ Society South African Dedication Service
IAPH seeks a new Secretary-General
SAMSA’s role in the South African economy: interview with COO Sobantu Tilayi
West Africa piracy attacks increase — IMB annual 2018 report
SAMSA celebrates 20 years of existence
BIMCO’s Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report for 2018
Cyclone warning in Southern Mozambique Channel, threat to Northern Mozambique
IRClass and Government of Assam MoU
North Sea Port monitoring the Brexit closely

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….

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

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News — 11 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : MSC MUSICA
Twenty-seven South African organisations take part in Chinese import expo
Maputo-Catembe Bridge opens over Maputo Bay
Mozambique Island hosts 15th Seminar on Indo-Portuguese History
HNoMS Helge Ingstad NATO warship collision
Mozambique Navy officers & personnel training in India
Gas profits to pay for portion of Mozambique’s Ematum debt
Damen to present new leasing fund for African shipowners
Syrah Resources sells Mozambique graphite to Chinese buyer
MSC Musica arrives in South Africa at start of 2018/19 summer season
Norway increases its support for the prevention of illegal fishing across Africa
Cyclone 03 developing strongly north of Mauritius, NE of Madagascar   DEVELOPING STORY
South Africa & Kenya to introduce multiple entry visa 
UK cements position in Gulf with new joint base in Oman    
UAE’s DP World sues China’s Merchants Port for unlawful action

Earlier News You May Have Missed…….

Tau Morwe returns….. as Transnet Acting Group CE
IMO and splendid efforts on maritime security
Moscord’s drive to become the ‘Amazon’ of shipping
Sovereign guarantee required for Mozambique’s entry into gas sector
Piracy reported again off West Africa – hostages taken
Vale forecasts dramatic reduction in 2018 Mozambique 2018 coal production   
Record low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea       
Fourth new cruise ship for Virgin Voyages    CRUISING   
International: London Thamesport’s short sea role strengthened by Containerships   
The greatest maritime rescue in history-OCEANOS    FEATURE
Master Mariners recognition for South Africa’s top salvage master Capt Nick Sloane    
International: Maersk launches instant container bookings     
Port Elizabeth reopened to shipping following crane collapse      
International: Bulk sector prospects positive but challenges ahead – Abto   
At Last: Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock gets green light of approval  
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC MUSICA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : CPO BREMEN
Port-Panamax Ro-Ro Thermopylae makes maiden visit to East London
Africa offers a world of opportunity in travel & tourism
Wilhelmsen has good first quarter, improved profits
MSC Cruises’ partnership with UNICEF surpasses the €8 million contribution mark
Nigerian Damen-built supply tug OSANYAMO on layby in Cape Town
TAZARA introduces sophisticated freight & train management & information system
Annual Fleet Week at Fort Everglades-a photographic essay
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MORNING CARINA

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