Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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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 22 April 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

First View 1: SANTA INES
CURRENT NEWS..
Some fine ship models come to auction in London
AfDB approval for Central Africa Strategy
2018 was not the best of years for Damen Shipbuilding
SAMSA leads mission to Miami to draw more cruise ships to South Africa
Armed pirates open fire and board tanker in Bonny River anchorage
French take delivery of fourth Multi-Mission naval ship
US Navy and French Navy aircraft carrier groups joint exercise in Red Sea
Leading maritime capitals of the world report 2019
Preparing for major incidents at sea
Mossel Bay and Garden Route look ahead to 2019 Port Festival
South African and Swazi ministers discuss 24-hour border post for Oshoek
Chevron to acquire Anadarko in multi billion dollar deal
Bolloré commits to a joint venture logistics project in Ethiopia
Ngqura’s unique port sand bypass system mimics nature successfully
NIMASA blasts high level of capital flight from Nigerian maritime sector
IMO 2020 — A Breath of Fresh Air
Namport bids farewell to CEO Mr Bisey /Uirab
Denmark to use drone for sulphur check
The Vikings have landed — East London’s grand cruise season finale
Port Statistics for the month of March 2019 are available here
Nigerian Shippers Council wraps up visit to Transnet National Ports Authority
Anglers gain access to Port of East London’s West Bank foreshore
Silver Whisper brings Richards Bay’s cruise season to a close
Cape Cruise Season Ends with Viking Sun’s Maiden Voyage to South Africa
Traffic in the English Channel
EARLIER NEWS..
CSA 2020 welcome SAMSA decision on open-loop exhaust gas scrubbers
Richards Bay TNPA provides emergency assistance to pipe-towing tug
Cunard’s Queen Victoria calls at Port Elizabeth
ISSA and unfair port access practices
Ghana’s drastic reduction of port costs

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 4 February 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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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

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : FLEUR DU CAP
Captain Rufus Lekala returns to work as Chief Harbour Master after 17 months of suspension
Angola takes delivery of fishery research vessel from Damen Galati
Dangerous cargo: a hazard to its owners and their insurers
Subsea 7 awarded Tullow contract offshore Ghana
Unique Group delivers HRF system to Oceaneering for South-Central Africa
Paramount Maritime’s Veecraft Marine partners with Unique Group for manufacture of Hydracraft 1400
Bulk carrier attacked by Somali pirates at sea off Mogadishu
CMA CGM increases stake in CEVA to 33 per cent
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC ASTRID and BLACKADDER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : PUCCINI
Seminar on Safety of Navigation in Africa
Tanzania and Rwanda move ahead with SGR rail plans
Nigeria seeks developers and operators for Ibom deepwater port
Pirates seize 10 crew off Greek bulker Skylight off Nigeria
OPINION-What it takes to be the global terminal operator of choice
IMO Workshops on Stowaways
INTERNATIONAL-Shanghai’s unmanned 6.3 million TEU container terminal
INTERNATIONAL-One billion tonnes of cargo for Ningbo-Zhoushan
PRESS RELEASE-Nor-Shipping makes first move outside Norway
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : DISCOVERY BAY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : GRAND PACE
Transnet  was target for Gupta capture – amaBhungane
UAL Houston boarded by pirates near Port Harcourt
Tin Can Island terminal reduces turnaround times
Kenya’s standard gauge railway goes a step further to the lake
Shipping lines deny they are ripping shippers off
Disney increases order to three new cruise ships
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PORT MACAU

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : KALEY
Container revival? Not yet, or so it seems
Zambezi and Chire River waterway to Malawi not viable – report
More than 30 properties up for offer in the Port of Durban
Italy donates four patrol boats to Somalia
Nigeria to spend US$ 186 million on combatting piracy
FASTEUR embassy engagement training exercise in US Africa Command
Mega alliances ‘failing miserably’- Drewry
PRESS RELEASES: Take a Girl Child to Work in all TPT regions
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HAPPY DIAMOND

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Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : ETERNAL GRACE
Transnet appoints new port managers
Surge in cargo traffic at Port of Dar es Salaam
Angola becomes China’s third largest oil supplier
Pirates strike again off Nigeria – take 8 hostages
Zimbabwe’s National Railway “too disgusting” for foreign investors
Bertram Rickmers reduces shareholding; Rickmers Maritime Trust sells entire fleet
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SAS AMATOLA F145

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Tuesday’s Maritime News

Tuesday’s Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

First View : MAYDON WHARF
Indian Ocean could be key driver of economies
Stronger Rand could strengthen South African imports from Asia – Drewry
‘K’ Line to be prosecuted for colluding on Toyota vehicle tender
Cyclone Enowa bears down on Madagascar
Nigerian pirates release BBC Caribbean crew from captivity
International: Port of Cork’s deepwater capabilities
PRESS RELEASES: Royal IHC to build world’s largest CSD
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC ALGECIRAS

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