Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 18 March 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

Book Review: Beyond the Harbour Lights
Martek introduces marine anti drone detection system
Grande America fire Bay of Biscay. EMSA communiqué
Cyclone Idai comes ashore near Beira, losses of life reported
Call for Maritime Transport Policy by Ghanaian Maritime Authority
Saga Pearl II makes her first and only viit to Port Elizabeth
Malawi, Mozambique send SOS to South Africa over Cyclone Idai
Simon’s Town NSRI called out to medivac ill fisherman off Cape Point
BREXIT: Enough is enough, says Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
Pirates attack offshore support vessel off Nigeria, five crew abducted
British Chambers of Commerce: UK must avoid messy and disorderly exit on 29 March
Sandra Opoku appointed as GPHA’s first female director of Tema port
Port of Ngqura opens the doors for Eastern Cape boat builders
Red alert as Cyclone Idai draws nearer to Beira coast
MoU set to be a game changer for East London and its port
ONE advice: EU Customs — Impact on EU Security filing requirements in case of No-Deal Brexit
Namport women honoured on International Women’s Day
Nozipho Mdawe appointed as acting chief executive of TNPA
Top people in Transnet suspended, includes TNPA & TFR chief executives
Dramatic Biscay rescue by the Royal Navy
Tanker Histria Ivory attacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea, sailors abducted
South African port statistics for the month of February 2019 are now available
YouTube SABC interviews Transnet Board chairman Popo Molefe re corruption
Nacala port acquires a new mobile crane for general cargo
Cyclone Idai 18S update
Combined Task Force 150 intercepts 4 tons of narcotics in 24 Hours
Port of Tema expansion on schedule for June 2019 inauguration
Vigilance essential despite reduction to Piracy in the Indian Ocean
Bidvest appoints Mpumi Madisa as new chief executive officer-designate
A fine naval biography: Henry Harwood, Hero of the River Plate
EARLIER NEWS..(headlined in Blue)
New cyclone rapidly forming over northern Mozambique Channel
Lucky escape for Norwegian Escape
14th Pacific Partnership mission: Strengthening ties in the Indo-Pacific region
The growing debate on scrubbers: Yara says keep options open
Port Elizabeth tanker berth repairs progressing well, say TNPA
More shipowners join CSA 2020 in support of exhaust gas cleaning systems
SOME NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED..(headlined in Green)
Cyclone Haleh continues to weaken but new storm in Moz Channel threatens
Port of Ngqura Container Terminal welcomes another big ship
Somaliland building strategic road linking Berbera with Ethiopia
Piracy and drug smuggling continues to challenge navies
Positive results reported by Grindrod

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News – 3 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News – 3 November 2018

Here are the News Headlines (check back for updates):

First View : RICHARDS BAY SMALL CRAFT BASIN
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
International: London Thamesport’s short sea role strengthened by Containerships
The greatest maritime rescue in history-OCEANOS
Master Mariners recognition for South Africa’s top salvage master Capt Nick Sloane
Maersk launches instant container bookings
Port Elizabeth reopened to shipping following crane collapse     
Bulk sector prospects positive but challenges ahead – Abto
At Last: Port of Richards Bay Floating Dock gets green light of approval
Ghana’s Ministry of Transport looking for investors in Tema Shipyard
Suspension for another top Transnet official 
Mozambique Economy is “more stable, but with reduced capacity for growth” – World Bank
New date set for opening of Maputo-Catembe Bridge
CMA CGM updates its WAX 3 and Midas 1 services to West Africa
Pirate whaler seized and destroyed off Somalia by EU NAVFOR 
Nigerian pirates strike again, 11 crew taken hostage from Pomerenia Sky 
The Port of Durban closed due to strong winds and swell – UPDATED port reopened to selected movements. 
Tanzania & Rwanda seek to fast-track SGR railway from Dar es Salaam
Float out of Australian icebreaker Nuyina aided by Unique Group
New performance record for Port of Mombasa   
EU NAVFOR programme of helping Somali fishermen continues
Trinity House commemorates the end of the First World War
Bidvest/Petredec Tank Terminals’ LPG storage facility launched in Richards Bay
20th Intermodal Africa Exhibition & Conference is in Accra next month
Agri-tech can turn African Savannah into global food basket
Captain Rufus Lekala’s return from suspension
NSRI called to evacuate patient off ship outside Durban
Another first for LBH Southern Africa and Port of Ngqura
Winds close Durban’s Maydon Wharf channel to shipping
Angola’s port of Namibe faces second phase of modernisation works
Damen to hold its first fishing seminar in Cape Town
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GREEN KARMOY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

First View : TWO CRUISE SHIPS IN ALGOA BAY
Port Statistics for December 2017 are now available
Ngqura Manganese Terminal delayed until October 2023
Oiltanking has new liquid bulk storage terminal at Matola (Maputo)
Kenya’s standard gauge railway (SGR) opens to freight traffic
US Commerce Department hits SA steel exports with heavy anti-dumping duties
FEATURE: Africa could learn from Asia’s success with logistics corridors
INTERNATIONAL: Latest expansion begins at Port of Felixstowe
INTERNATIONAL: The Royal Navy was busy over Christmas
PRESS RELEASE: DRC: Implementation of a “Port Tax” surcharge
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : I saw three ships come sailing by

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the Maritime News Headline’s:

First View : COSCO SHENGSHI
Lagos congestion: Importers asked to divert cargo to Warri, Calabar
World Maritime Day 2017, Connecting Ships, Ports and People
Phase 2 of Mombasa Container Terminal to begin in January
Port News: Port Elizabeth visit, Maputo-Catembe bridge, Kandla port renamed
Cruising: SAGA takes up option for second new cruise ship
Chinese Ambassador impressed with Coega SEZ
Unique Group expands into Nigeria and Kenya with Kongsberg Maritime
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ASTORIA BRIDGE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : HÖEGH BRASILIA
Liberia’s third port, Sinoe, is back in business
Gigaba says Africa must trade with itself
BOOT contract signed for Port of Ngqura liquid bulk terminal
Greenpeace concludes tour with recommendations to West Africa
African Petroleum spuds Ayamé-1X exploration well off Ivory Coast
US turns down Japanese container line merger
Maersk’s quiet takeover of Hamburg Süd
PRESS RELEASES: Thordon Bearings & Drydocks World team up to convert ships to seawater lubricated shaft lines
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : YONG XING

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Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MORSTON
2016 South African Port Statistics
Takoradi tank farm ready to go into service
BRICS Plus can become new integration model for world economy
Maritime casualties and the risks of uninsured cargo: a review of the mv APL Austria
Bolloré increases Abidjan’s container capacity with four new RTGs
Progress with EfficienSea2
Video: Sinking of the Titanic
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : JACOB RICKMERS

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC ALICE
SA Port statistics for March are now available here
Ten new collusion and price fixing cases brought against ‘K’ Line
Madagascan Govt faces ILO complaint over 43 sacked Toamasina dockworkers
Greenpeace and Guinea patrol intercepts foreign fishing vessels with shark fins
Mozambique to sell illegal logs seized in raids
USS Gerald R Ford (CVN 78) on builder’s sea trials
PRESS RELEASES: Miller welding equipment now available for rental from Afrox
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ANTARES LEADER

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Thursday/Friday’s African Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s African Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

•First View : SMIT AMANDLA
•Port Statistics for February 2017 are now available
•APL Austria fire – calcium hypochlorite suspected
•Mozambique talks tough on illegal fishing
•Nigerian railway to link Lagos with Calabar
•US State Dept speaks of ‘low-intensity civil war’ in Mozambique
•PRESS RELEASES – TOC heads to Durban
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pics of the Day : MAERSK SKARSTIND

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