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 the News Headlines:

First View : BLUFF SHIPLOADER REPAIRED
Siyabonga Gama fights to prevent his dismissal
Somaliland’s Berbera port expansion gets underway
Nigeria ramps up defnce against piracy in aftermath of attack on MV Glarus
SAMSA’s SA Agulhas embarks on another training mission
Port of Mossel Bay becomes part of the Pioneer Trek
Oops, CMA CGM Mumbai doesn’t do parallel parking, hits quay instead
Trident Juncture 2018: NATO Secretary General visits
TFR Scoops Three Awards at 30th Logistics Achiever Awards
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GREEN GUATEMALA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : POLONIA
Pirates raid bulker Glarus off Bonny Island, take 12 hostages
Lake Victoria’s MV Nyerere death toll passes 200
Madagascan licensing bidding opens at Africa Oil Week
Second shipment of copper ore reaches Lobito by train from DRC
DAFF formalises small-scale fisheries
English High Court continues restraint against Djibouti Port Company
President Ramaphosa on stimulating the South Africa economy
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : UACC RAS TANURA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : LEONORA VICTORY
Lekki seaport’s missing railway causing concern
SA Agulhas returns to Cape Town from East Coast scientific voyage
Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum hits the mark
Mossel Bay port’s marine training programme empowers local youth
Several awards for TFR at 11th Transport Africa Awards
Antarctica in 2070: What future will we choose?
Royal Caribbean buys two thirds stake in Silversea for $1 billion
DP World issues statement over Djibouti dispute
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HMS PROTECTOR

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MAERSK VALLVIK
Durbanites explore SA Agulhas II
Damen type 5114 finally gets delivered to SICL in Port Harcourt
Nigeria’s Homeland orders another Damen 3307 patrol vessel
Glimpses at the maritime world in pictures and words
NSRI involved with unusual rescue of injured man on board ship
Abrupt dismissal of Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority Director-General Paul Asare Ansah
BALTOPS annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic region
The F-35 arrives – Britain’s most advanced jets touch down on home soil
Call for classification socieities & IACS to be adaptable in a changing industry
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ALPINE MAGNOLIA

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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 day’s News Headlines:

First View : KAWATEA
Cyclone Fakir passes near Mauritius and Reunion heading south
Pirates strike off Port Harcourt and kidnap 12 seafarers from ship named Rapide
GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth
Port Bell to Kampala Corridor to reopen with testing of cargo train
PMR Africa Award for Transnet Port Terminal in Cape Town
Countdown to South Africa’s most highly anticipated cruise season
French billionaire Vincent Bollore detained over acquisition of Lome & Conakry ports
The Fjords takes delivery of groundbreaking zero emission vessel
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : RUDOLF SCHULTE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

First View : GRAND EAGLE
Kenya enhances maritime security on its coast to develop blue economy
DP World and the development of the DRC’s Port of Banana
Brazilian Navy ship Amazonas visits Walvis Bay
Sasol looks to sell off US$1 billion in assets
CMA CGM Bianca becomes largest ship to call in Cameroon’s Kribi
Port of Antwerp in close collaboration with Port of Dakar
Hurtigruten’s new hybrid ships setback, first cruises are cancelled
Dangote inaugurates new rice processing plant, end to Nigerian rice imports
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MAERSK LANCO

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : COMARCO BUZZARD
Transnet calls for independent forensic audotor to further investigate locomotive purchase
EALA has good words to say about Port of Dar es Salaam efficiency
Nigeria commits to tackling piracy and insecurity in Gulf of Guinea
Large shipment of cement clinker discharged at Port of Walvis Bay
Lake Victoria shipping being held back by undeveloped landing sites
Sydney Harbour helps find lifesaving water
24th IMPA Congress, 22-27 April 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Congo’s mega-crisis at deadly tipping point
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BBC EVEREST

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : UMBILO
MSC enters West African Ro-Ro trade with two car carriers
Naval Force CTF 150 nets another large Indian Ocean drug haul
Mauritius geared to become key Indian Ocean maritime hub in the Indian Ocean
Botswana to sign the COMESA-EAR-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement
FPSO Egina arrives at Lagos, Nigeria after 3-month tow
Man dies after falling while boarding ship off Ngqura
Rolls-Royce opens autonomous shipping research centre
CMA CGM takes delivery of 20,600-TEU CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupery
OUT OF THE MAILBAG:  Mailbag: Rats and cockroaches – so what?
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PRETTY TEAM

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