Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14 August 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   MSC AINO

Surprise: SA citrus exports up 7% mid-season despite global industry challenges
WHARF TALK: impressive pipelay crane vessel SAPURA 3500
Thais withdraw, Macuse rail and port project now appears unlikely
Nacala to become a significant modern Southern African port
Dar es Salaam-Morogoro Standard Gauge Railway to commence operations in January 2023
Eswatini Railway doubles daily coal trains to port of Maputo via Goba corridor
Transnet and SIU obtain preservation order freezing assets of former Transnet executives
WHARF TALK: tanker with a basic scrubber HAFNIA EXPERIENCE
Maritime Value Chain Task Force to meet in Durban tomorrow
IMO and Mauritius: port facility security assessment in Port Louis
Nigeria’s deepwater Lekki port receives second shipment of harbour cranes
Mozambique’s CFM to rehabilitate harbour infrastructure at Mocímboa da Praia
Chinese land port of Erenhot logs 10,000 100-wagon freight trains for Europe
Transnet agrees to provide Botswana with access to South African ports, in particular Richards Bay & Durban
WHARF TALK: offshore construction vessel – DEEP ORIENT
UN on oil and gas profits
Eni acquires Tango FLNG for the Republic of Congo
Talk of a second FLNG for Mozambique to join Coral Sul
Kisumu shipyard and ferry Uhuru II inaugurated on Lake Victoria
WTO and Cotton: Part 2

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28 November 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW:  PALMGRACHT

Cruising resumes in Namibia and South Africa
Danish Naval forces on HDMS Esbern Snare kill four Gulf of Guinea pirates
WHARF TALK: container ship with a story – MAERSK LUZ
Mozambique Beira-Malawi railway to reopen in first half of next year
SAA & Kenya Airways jointly plan a Pan African airline by 2023
WHARF TALK: Heavylift visitor – FRIEDA
Greenpeace slams Cameroon’s proposed 15% increase in raw timber export duty
HMS Queen Elizabeth cross-decks with the Italian Navy
Shipping companies unprecedented profits continue
Keta port Phase 1 will cost $600 million – Ghana Ports Authority
Algoa Bay oil spill: birds found contaminated
Navigating the challenges of the Suez Canal
WHARF TALK: seismic survey vessel arrives – AMAZON WARRIOR
IN CONVERSATION: How South Africa can get communities involved in conserving coastal and marine areas
ISWAN Annual Review 2020-21
Nigerian Navy’s landing ship launched at Damen Shipyards, Sharjah
DFFE says it notes concerns over Shell’s East Coast seismic surveys
Cameroon cuts customs duty to cover freight rate increases
WHARF TALK: Second seismic support ship arrives – OCEAN FORTUNE
IN CONVERSATION: African marine rules favour big industry, leaving small-scale fishers in the lurch
TRADE NEWS: World’s first inline Active Heave Compensator successfully tested
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for October 2021
WHARF TALK: Seismic support ship – ASTRA G
News from the coast: Bunker spill, Skandi Africa, dredger Macuti, MSC Trieste, NS Qingdao, Marvin Star, Algoa
The Grains Trade Convention: Addition of pulses and their products in the definition of grains
FLNG Coral South (Sul) launched and ready to work off Mozambique
Sea-based sources of marine litter: New report by GESAMP
Maersk issues first green bond to fund first green methanol vessels
Call by Nigeria’s Dangote Group for ports in Africa to be reformed

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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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Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BARRA
DEME wins multiple contracts in Africa
China to invest US$78.2 billion in new Silk Road linking Asia with Europe and Africa
RCCL confirms order for two Icon-class 200,000-ton cruise ships
Pres Filipe Nyusi inaugurates Nacala coal terminal and railway
US Tidewater to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Daring returns
PRESS RELEASE: GAC Poland smoothes the way for £14m ferry upgrades
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : KOKOPO CHIEF

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