Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 6 April 2023 #2

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:    QUEEN MARY 2

WHARF TALK: Neo Panamax container vessel – MSC VITA
AVIATION: IATA’s Focus on Africa
Airfreight: New Maersk Air Cargo US-China air link
DP World Southampton sets record of over 9300 container moves on one ship
Transnet Engineering seeks partner to establish rolling stock leasing company
Durban’s notorious Bayhead Road gets relief with the opening of a bypass road
TNPA relaunches Integrated Port Management System across all eight ports
Mozambique wants border rail barriers with Zimbabwe and Malawi removed
A.P.Moller Capital to acquire South Africa’s Vector Logistics
WHARF TALK: semi-submersible heavy lift vessel – RED ZED II
Eskom could obtain electricity from a Karpowership after all, via Maputo
PIANC Cape Town 2024: Future Ready Waterborne Transport – Unlocking Africa
DP World’s Berbera Port operations expand with new edible oil terminal
Bolloré Africa Logistics rebranded as Africa Global Logistics (AGL)
Bolloré Africa Logistics devient Africa Global Logistics (AGL)
WHARF TALK: Islamic Republic of Iran Navy 86th Flotilla
Missing tanker Monjasa Reformer found, but 6 crew taken away hostage
ONE on expansion programme with 28.7% stake in Seaspan Corp
NEW BOOKS:  The Magnetism of Antarctica: The Ross Expedition 1839-1843 
IN CONVERSATION: Torrents of Antarctic meltwater are slowing the currents that drive our vital ocean ‘overturning’ – and threaten its collapse
Africa expects action – and funding – for climate justice
Transnet gas pipeline accident in Durban

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 6 April 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW:    QUEEN MARY 2

Transnet Engineering seeks partner to establish rolling stock leasing company
Durban’s notorious Bayhead Road gets relief with the opening of a bypass road
TNPA relaunches Integrated Port Management System across all eight ports
Mozambique wants border rail barriers with Zimbabwe and Malawi removed
A.P.Moller Capital to acquire South Africa’s Vector Logistics
WHARF TALK: semi-submersible heavy lift vessel – RED ZED II
Eskom could obtain electricity from a Karpowership after all, via Maputo
PIANC Cape Town 2024: Future Ready Waterborne Transport – Unlocking Africa
DP World’s Berbera Port operations expand with new edible oil terminal
Bolloré Africa Logistics rebranded as Africa Global Logistics (AGL)
Bolloré Africa Logistics devient Africa Global Logistics (AGL)
WHARF TALK: Islamic Republic of Iran Navy 86th Flotilla
Missing tanker Monjasa Reformer found, but 6 crew taken away hostage
ONE on expansion programme with 28.7% stake in Seaspan Corp
NEW BOOKS:  The Magnetism of Antarctica: The Ross Expedition 1839-1843 
IN CONVERSATION: Torrents of Antarctic meltwater are slowing the currents that drive our vital ocean ‘overturning’ – and threaten its collapse
Africa expects action – and funding – for climate justice
Transnet gas pipeline accident in Durban

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 12 June 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 6 June 2022

Here are the News Headlines

FIRST VIEW:  DURBAN AT SUNRISE

WHARF TALK: HMS SEAHORSE 1774 – the second of two famous voyages and – HMS DOLPHIN 1776
Truckers ordered by Maputo court to vacate port property
Boskalis wins proceedings after suspending operation involving Russian project
Port of Ngqura refurbished with new SFT Element Fenders
WHARF TALK: sixth rate frigate with a history – HMS SEAHORSE
Grain imports & exports at Port of East London
NEW BOOKS: What Ship, Where Bound? A History of Visual Communication at Sea
Aviation: United Airlines commences 3 flights a week between Cape Town and New York
FOCUS ON NIGERIA: Nigerian ports to undergo massive infrastructure renewal
WHARF TALK: Danish-built reefer ship – SWEDISH STREAM
Cabotage: National Fleet will boost Australia’s maritime industry
CMA CGM turns to methanol powered container ships with large new order
After four years, Posidonia returns to the maritime stage
Port of East London reopens for agricultural maize exports
WHARF TALK: Antarctic Toothfish Longliner – SHINSEI MARU No.8
Dangers of cargo liquefaction
CMA CGM adds new call at Apapa for MIDAS 1 service
USS Sioux City deployed to CTF 153 in Red Sea
NEW BOOKS: British Sloops and Frigates of the Second World War
Liberia applies to rejoin International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA)
WHARF TALK: tug and tow into Cape Town – ATLANTIS & RENCRAFT
Two Beaver cutter suction dredgers commissioned for Ghana
The Platinum Jubilee: The naval and military contributions
NHC Northern Helicopter to travel with research ship Polarstern to polar regions
Maersk completes purchase of Senator International

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 February 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW:   SANTA CRUZ & SANTA CLARA

Ukraine Crisis: Black Sea, Bosporus and Sea of Asov- Update
WHARF TALK: Trader 18 class heavylift – PACIFIC DAWN
Three Taiwanese fishing vessels go aground off Mauritius coast
ONE & Hapag-Lloyd restructure Asia-East Africa service into two services
Western Cape fishing harbours revamp almost complete
Mossel Bay’s cup runs over – two cruise ships on Saturday
Pointe Noire’s Congo Terminal continues to upgrade facilities
WHARF TALK: the super luxury cruise ship – SILVER WHISPER
Damaging fire destroys Matola Cargo Terminal warehouses
GB Met Office on wildfires: Up to 50% increase in wildfires by 2100
South Africa adopts marine plastic pollution treaty ahead of UN environmental meeting
Nelson Mandela Bay Ports manager appointed
WHARF TALK: Ulstein X-Bow AHTS tug – ALP KEEPER
IMO Secretary-General expresses concern over Euroferry Olympia fire
Citrus season approaches as lemons are packed for export
IN CONVERSATION: The story of how Swahili became Africa’s most spoken language
The Rio de la Plata estuary: As seen by Copernicus Sentinel satellite
IN CONVERSATION: Britain’s ownership of the Chagos islands has no basis, Mauritius is right to claim them
WHARF TALK: Large LR2 Cosco product tanker – MEI LIN WAN
NEW BOOKS: The Spanish Civil War at Sea
Madagascar braces as Cyclone Emnati expected to reach Madagascar Tuesday evening
Cyclone Emnati approaching Madagascar
Despite challenges, CTCT handles 6% more deciduous fruit exports
WHARF TALK: tug and barges on tow – BRITOIL 71, WENDEL MARINE 1 & 2
Cyclone Emnati now an intense cyclone, will reach Mozambique Channel
WHO – EIB partnership: Support of the EU for health systems in Africa
Two ships on fire: survivor found safe on ferry, crew of car carrier safely evacuated
Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) moving head office
NATO’S Operation Sea Guardian
NATO Allies exercise interoperability in the Mediterranean
The Namibian Ports Authority welcomes the MS Europa 2
Record container lift for MSC Diletta at Felixstowe
New influx of Saharan dust in the Mediterranean

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