Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 October 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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NEWS FLASH – Tau Morwe appointed acting head of SAMSA, and confirmation of Sobantu Tilayi’s reinstatement as COO
Power outages impacting Richards Bay port operations
WHARF TALK: MR2 product tanker – WHITE PEACH
Vessel catches fire and burns out in Liberia’s Buchanan port
Heavy sentences for two rail equipment thieves
MOL confirms introduction of Starlink into more than 200 ships in its fleet
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for September 2023
WHARF TALK: handy size bulk carrier – UNITY LIGHT
AGL wins bid to manage and operate Lobito port terminals
AGL vence concurso para gerir e operar terminais portuários do Lobito
“Procurement challenges” and “lack of capacity” keep SA Navy in harbour
US$ 290 million expansion & modernisation promised for Beira port
WHARF TALK: MR1 product tanker – CR TETHYS
Happy Birthday for Green Point Lighthouse KZN as it marks 118 years of service
EXMAR’s two newbuild gas tankers will have ammonia dual-fuel engines
In Conversation: Nigeria wants to revamp its railway network. Four things it needs to do to succeed
Transnet seeks proposals for Maydon Wharf citrus terminal
Transnet Board completes turnaround plan – now it’s over to DPE
WHARF TALK: Panamax gearless bulk carrier – SHI DAI 10
Breaking the back of the coal theft syndicates
Operational delays – SAECS service updates
IMO and West Africa: Implementing oil pollution, liability and compensation measures
Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd to provide Starlink to their fleets
Grindrod donates 177 bicycles to schools in Mozambique
Transnet and eThekwini Municipality take next step on developmental projects
In Conversation: New treaty to protect the world’s oceans may hurt vulnerable African fisheries
Standing NATO Maritime Group 2: Reintegrating in eastern Med

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 November 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   GRANDE COTONOU

Durban Port Monitor
Côte d’Ivoire Terminal officially launches operations
WHARF TALK: MSC geared container ship MSC POSITANO
Former Transnet official in the dock for fraud, money laundering
Kenya plans a dedicated cargo airport
IN CONVERSATION: Climate change: West Africa’s oceans at risk because of a lack of monitoring
Hapag-Lloyd’s happy nine months
Transnet Freight Rail’s Ore Corridor commences annual maintenance programme
WHARF TALK: large gearless bulk carrier EN MAY
Update on the Richards Bay Coal Line derailment
Kommer Damen receives Lifetime Achievement Award
New East Africa Express service (EAX5) launched by OOCL
Green machines – OOCL orders seven methanol-compatible 24,000-TEU container ships
Xeneta and Marine Benchmark partner to launch Carbon Emissions Index
Trouble on the North Coal Corridor
WHARF TALK: Trailing Hopper Suction Dredger CRESTWAY
South Africa’s IDC increases stake in Mozal smelter
UNCTAD calls for International Support: Least Developed Countries – Global Low-Carbon Transition
Kenya’s Nancy Karigithu nominated as the next IMO secretary-general
BREAKING NEWS: Coal train derails on Richards Bay coal line (Northern Corridor)
TICTS planning new $500 million upgrades at Dar es Salaam container terminal
WHARF TALK: container ship CMA CGM LEBU
Tanzanian aircraft crashes into Lake Victoria – 19 dead
New IMO office in the MENA region: Boosting regional presence
Transnet partners with motor industry & NEF to drive local manufacturing
WTO champions importance of trade in climate action
Government pushes ahead with plans for a national shipping company
WHARF TALK: visiting bitumen tanker ASPHALT TERANGA
Nigeria’s deepwater port of Lekki is completed
ITF and COP27: Transition transport – Governments must match workers’ ambitions
Nigeria secures loans to complete railway modernisation projects
SAECS Service Update: Durban berthing delays

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