Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 29 May 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  BRONAGH J  &  ALPHA FALCAO

Algoa Oil Spill Update – Umnenga II and Lefkas
Nigeria continues dredging of Escravos channel to improve access to Eastern Ports
IN CONVERSATION: Pan-African integration has made progress but needs a change of mindset
ISRAR fishing fleet blacklisted in Indian Ocean to safeguard tuna
Clean-up of Algoa Bay oil spill involving Umnenga II and Lefkas, continues
WHARF TALK: Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) vessel NOR GOLIATH
Abuja MoU: Harmonising Port State Control and Flag State implementation
Zimbabwe citrus sector turns towards China for new exports
IN CONVERSATION: Environmental groups launch legal review of go-ahead for Phinda gas-to-power plant in Richards Bay
Another bunkering oil spill in Algoa Bay
WHARF TALK: A bitumen tanker named BISKRA
NPA warns that Nigerian port concessions may be revoked unless….
IN CONVERSATION: Rising sea levels are driving faster erosion along Senegal’s coast
MAIB Report: Fumigant poisoning, mv Thorco Angela
Port of Douala Fruit Terminal upgraded
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for April 2022
WHARF TALK: Japanese-built MR2 product tanker – CALANDRIA
IMO Madagascar Port Security Workshop
WHARF TALK: Maritime News in Brief
Kenya: Developing a National Maritime Security Risk Register – IMO support
DR Congo shipping line opens offices at Dar es Salaam & Mombasa
WHARF TALK: THREE CONFEDERATE RAIDERS AT THE CAPE IN 1863
CGA calls for urgent update on interventions at the ports
ICS and Suez accord
Malawi grants licence to African Railway Company to import fuels from the port of Nacala
Bashir Jamoh hopes to remain with NIMASA as Director-General
Good news for the South African citrus industry: EC withdraws Cold Treatment requirement
Shipping costs costing E Cape citrus industry dearly
Air cargo: Air France-KLM and CMA CGM accord

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 19-20 February 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   IMKE, HAPPY ROVER & BBC RUSSIA

Preparing Durban and Ngqura for concessioning, aka special purposes vehicle
WHARF TALK:  maiden visit on a maiden voyage – SLETRINGEN
IN CONVERSATION: African countries must protect their fish stocks from the European Union – here’s how
NATO uplift in Eastern Europe: UK’s contribution outlined
Cyclone Updates: As one disappears, so another arrives: Cyclone Emnati
CMA CGM Group awarded concession to manage and operate Beirut Container Terminal
Reinstatement of bunkering operations off Algoa Bay threatens endangered species, say environmentalists
WHARF TALK: survivor on the South African coastal service – BORDER
Sunken Dutch supply vessel Smit-Lloyd 102 believed found off Cape coast
Dachser: Supporting Africa’s logistics needs with bulk ocean freight
The Red Sea Project
Wake up, South Africa, urges maritime sector
WHARF TALK: 9,300-TEU container ship – APL CHARLESTON
Cyclone Dumako 12S: Weakening but threatening, another on the horison
IN CONVERSATION: Five reasons why militants are targeting Kenya’s Lamu county
Modernisation of Port Infrastructure Underpins Nigeria’s Economic Future – NPA boss
Nacala export coal train in accident with truck
Maputo and Matola dry bulk terminals plan to increase capacity – MPDC
WHARF TALK: Number One cruise ship in the world – EUROPA 2
Tresta Star grounding off Reunion: problematic salvage ahead
India exports four diesel-electric locomotives to handle Beira coal exports
MOL & partners carry out successful autonomous ship operation
Madagascar faces third cyclone in three weeks, Cyclone Dumako
Nacala port and railway to handle most of Malawi’s fuel needs in future
WHARF TALK: Drill ship with fascinating history – JOIDES RESOLUTION
Namport scores some positive results amidst difficult economic times
Green shipping boost: UK Maritime Minister announces plans to explore shore power
Queen Anne: Cunard reveals name of its next cruise ship
EMSA signs cooperation agreements: EU Naval Missions to Somalia and Libya
CMA CGM will no longer carry plastic waste on its ships
MS Europa 2 doesn’t disappoint – making annual visits to South African destinations
AFRICOM’s Cutlass Express Exercise 2022 kicks off in Seychelles

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14 November 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  HOLE IN THE WALL

Namport readies itself to become a Green Hydrogen export hub for Europe and the world
WHARF TALK: Another KOTC tanker calls at Cape Town – BURGAN
Aviation commits to net-zero by 2050
IMO supporting digital clearance in Pacific ports
Bulk carrier NS QINGDAO escorted from Durban to St Helena Bay because of toxic fumes
COP 26 latest: UN Global Compact – Shipping industry confirms formation of ‘people-centred’ Task Force
New IMO programme for West Africa maritime security
Mounting pressure on government for intervention at the ports
IN CONVERSATION: COP26: Two worlds talked past each other – or never even met
Durban Harbour becomes a septic pond as sewers overflow
Saldanha Iron Ore terminal renews its operating licence
WHARF TALK: feeder container vessel – MSC MILA 3
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya’s mega-railway project leaves society more unequal than before
SAMSA issues new bunkering and ship-to-ship codes of practice for comment
Remove slime from ships to cut emissions: COP 26 presentation
ITF just transition plan: New employer-union climate alliance
WHARF TALK: what’s in a name? – HIGH SEAS
Nigerian Navy orders two OPVs from Turkey’s Dearsan Shipyard
Spot rate relief continues for customers in November
Two giant new ship unloaders arrive for TPT’s Durban Agribulk Terminal
WHARF TALK: NO WIZARD THIS – MERLIN III
Ships using Suez Canal face 6% tariff hike in 2022
WHARF TALK: Second pipelayer calls in Durban – SKANDI AFRICA
UK Defence Secretary in Oman: Working with Oman and Gulf partners
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) upgrades Lagos Apapa Control Tower
Port Louis Cruise Terminal making progress
Lagos moves to introduce waterways safety code

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 August 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   BAHRI YANBU

Trucks set alight on N2 between Ermelo and Piet Retief
Nigerian Chamber of Shipping becomes full ICS member
WHARF TALK: BROTONNE BRIDGE makes it finally into port
Xeneta container rates alert: shippers stunned as long-term rates surge by almost 30% in a month
Lagos ports traffic gridlock remains a ‘major headache
CRUISING: MSC Cruises restarts American cruising out of Miami
IMO building support for fishing safety in the Pacific region
WHARF TALK: What’s in a name? MP THE LAW
Marsa Maroc sells 35% of its stock to Tanger Med
IMCA signs GoG Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy
The Future is Here:DHL signs into all-electric cargo aircraft
Fire in Durban-bound container ship Seaspan Lahore narrowly averted
WHARF TALK: Among the unusually named ships is FREIGHT MARGIE
NSPCA says it ain’t over, we’re appealing High Court ruling on live animal exports
Vehicle sales & exports affected by civil unrest, port cyber attack and COVID-19, reports Naamsa
Tanzania VP urges greater use of Mtwara Port
WHARF TALK: the lay ship LV OCEAN NORTH 105
Another great historic ship that sailed into South African waters – HMS CHALLENGER
SA Navy patrol ship SAS MAKHANDA arrives in Pemba
IATA data on air cargo shows strongest growth since 2017
MSC towage division takes delivery of Sanmar-built tug for Portuguese port
Transnet lifts force majeure as ports begin the recovery phase
ONE provides for South African children: Free transport of educational materials
WHARF TALK: A unique trawler – NIKKO MARU No.1
Women in Maritime new association inaugurated: West and Central Africa
Swiftnova Engineering raises the bar in excellence with welding certification
Modular onshore beacons for marine infrastructure
Israeli-connected tanker Mercer Street attacked by drone in Gulf of Oman
NSRI called out to perform medical offshore evacuations, at Durban & Stilbaai

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : PHOLELA, LOTHENI & UMKHOMAZI
Grindrod scales up its Ships Agency and Warehousing businesses
Record exports for South African grapefruit, SA remains leading exporter
Cape maritime high school pupils warned against ‘culture of instant gratification’
Nigerian Ports Authority & Nigerian Navy to more closely co-operate
Grindrod’s collaboration pays off in Maputo
Durban port closed overnight (Tuesday) due to wind and swell
Stena Line’s battery-powered hybrid ferry completes ne month of operation
MSC to equip 50,000 containers with tracking devices
Hong Kong to Macau bridge is officially opened
African Development Bank headlines strong performance ahead of key investment forum
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : OCEAN DAWN

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : KOTA LEKAS
Maersk Line cries foul over Lagos port suspension
Nigerian Shippers’ Council calls on terminal operators to improve efficiency
EU NAVFOR Protection Team ensuring safety of food aid
TPT to co-partner as host of Enterprise and Supplier Development Expo
Airfreight: Panalpina expands perishables network to South Africa
Case File: Hull repair on drill ship in Dakar
NCL orders another two Leonardo class ships, making six in total
Minister urges UK fishermen to sign up for safety improvements
15,000 TEU container ship Afif named in London Gateway
World Trade — EU and Japan agree biggest Free Trade zone in history
Ballast Water-CMA CGM selects Bio-Sea BWMS for 17 containerships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CASSIOPEIA LEADER
The port in the masthead today (Thursday) is Port of East London

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : AFRICAN BULKER
Four international shipping companies suspended by Nigerian Ports Authority
Ships collide in Suez Canal after one vessel goes aground
EU NAVFOR warship provides vital medical aid to fishermen
Ghana tightens up on Port State Inspections following MT Alice breaking in two
Afrimart, B2B Pan-African e-commerce platform launched
Sea Sunday service to be celebrated in the heart of the maritime world
Autonomous deep water survey vessel
Sailors’ Society continues to help families of deceased crew members
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SANTA CLARA

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