Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 November 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: SIMON’S TOWN VISTA
Port of Durban welcomes first vessel on new MIAX service
WSU Hosts R40 million Marine Pollution Rescue Facility
Walvis Bay volume boost announced on award night
Port of Mombasa cruise terminal to be commissioned in December
Transnet introduces 100 engineers & technicians to its rail network
New Lamu port to receive first ship visit next month
Khomotso Phihlela returns as TNPA Acting Chief Executive
Upgrade and dredging for Tanzanian Port of Tanga
Transaid’s Innovation Fund
Ford to establish Automotive Hub at Gauteng SEZ
ESPS Victoria rejoins Eunavfor’s Operation ATALANTA
African countries recommit to working together against oil spills
Illegal logging operation uncovered in Mozambique
Tanzanian SGR deadline delayed by rains
Steering South Africa’s marine pollution management preparedness: IMOrg at the helm
Transaid makes a difference with African road safety: 2019 Annual Showcase
Trade to take centre stage at Import Expo
Second pirate attack off West African coast in days
Another terrorist attack leaves 10 dead in Northern Mozambique
Pirates attack Norwegian ship Bonita off Benin, abduct nine seafarers
New berth and terminal at Tanzanian Port of Mtwara passes halfway mark
Nigeria: Unregistered freight forwarders face the chop
Hapag-Lloyd introduces IMO 2020 fuel transition surcharges
Oil & gas exploration off KZN coast blocked for now
NIMASA D-G Dakuku Peterside calls for dedicated cargo ports
USCG Healy returns home
Wave energy comes a step closer in Portugal       
Mossel Bay Garden Route Port Festival lines up for this weekend

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 26 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Current News:
First View 1: MSC PARIS
First View 2: BOW JUBAIL
Port of PE becomes first SA port to achieve ISO 45001 certification
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
New Damen crew boat for Angolan diving services company Octomar
EU-Polarnet White Papers released
TNPA ports to usher in in-water hull cleaning
Damen called in to assist with new Lake Victoria jetty
Crackdown on ferries and boats on Lake Victoria
Ethiopia-Djibouti railway partially re-opens after derailment
New ASD tug for the Enapor Cape Verde operations
Growing Blue conference on Blue Economy starts Thursday in Maputo
No indication when deepening of Durban’s DCT North Quay might go ahead
Two Kenya Navy ships visit Port of Maputo
Pirated ship Apecus has a checkered and illegal history, says NIMASA
Mozambique Port Operators Association is formed
Mossel Bay charity fishing competition planned for Youth Month
USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Kearsarge naval groups joint ops in Arabian Sea
Carbon Tax Bill to cut emissions in South Africa from 1 June 2019
Germany to return historic 15th Century Cape Cross navigation landmark to Namibia
Boat tragedy on Lake Albert leaves more than 30 dead
Marking World Safety & Health Day at Work in Port of Durban
Fire on board a second Grimaldi car carrier RoRo
CMA CGM hikes shipping rates from Asia to Africa US $300-400
CMA CGM seasonal adjustments to Noura East African service
Anglo American performs first carbon offset iron ore shipment from South Africa to Europe
Chevron walks away from Anadarko purchase
Ghana’s president intercedes in Tema port dispute
More acts of piracy reported from Gulf of Guinea
Debmarine Namibia contracts Damen to build seventh diamond recovery vessel
President Nyusi concerned that armed violence in north of Mozambique could spread
APM Terminals Inland Services to be integrated into Maersk Logistics
South African port statistics for the month of April are now available
Report published on industry-level response to marine plastic pollution

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 29 April 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: EAGLE MATSUYAMA
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
Red Alert issued for Cyclone Kenneth as it barrels towards north Mozambique
Cyclone Kenneth 24S reaches Mozambique coast near port of Pemba today
Cyclone Lorna 25S in mid Indian Ocean gets named
Government calls on business to take the lead in transforming the fishing industry
Botswana and Namibia presidents visit Namport
Digital Container Shipping Association established
Durban port delays due to pollution in bay
The U.S. Coast Guard’s Mission to Africa
Viking Sun brings an end to Eastern & Western Cape’s 2018/19 Cruise Season
Small craft still missing from Beira after cyclone Idai
Weather disruptions at Durban port
Tropical Storm 24S now a full cyclone named Kenneth, Mozambique landfall expected in 48-72 hours
CSAV shipping company faces prosecution for cartel conduct
IRClass to provide classification services for India’s Border Security Force
French naval ships dock in Cape Town at end of mission
Nigerian Navy arrests American security patrol vessel
Peterside reiterates commitment to competitive maritime sector
Two potential cyclones ‘brewing’in Indian Ocean
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

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 22 April 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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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

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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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

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First View : GRAND COSMO
Nigerian House of Representatives opens enquiry into maritime industry
Port of Pemba failing to attract cargo
NIMASA remains committed to making Nigeria Africa’s keading maritime nation
Mozambican police identify ringleaders of Cabo Delgado attacks
Subtech contracted to refurbish Saldanha Fire Pump Station
Mozambique Mustang graphite export project moves ahead
Tall ship Dar Mlodziezy arrives in Cape Town for short visit
EU NAVFOR and Chinese Naval Forces in Gulf of Aden discuss counter-piracy tactics
Wilhelmsen group delivers a slight increase in top line in the second quarter
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC MARS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : JPO LEO
Nigeria’s head of Ship Owners Assoc speaks out on floating dock plan
Maputo-Catembe Bridge delayed yet again
35 Seafarers kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea in first half of 2018-EOS Report
Djibouti improves position in World Bank rankings due to infrastructure spend
Coega car plant BAIC ramps up use of local materials and labour
Hapag-Lloyd annopunces Europe-Australia (EAX) rotation & terminal changes
Transaid Latest-transforming lives through safe, available, and sustainable transport
TNPA observes Women’s Month
How the new fuel regulations change the entire shipping industry
Complimentary map: Port projects in the Middle East
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MAERSK VARNA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : AMBASSADOR BRIDGE
NIMASA gets tough on ISPS compliance, shuts down five jetties
NileDutch selects CyberLogitec’s ALLEGRO Integrated Liner Management Solution
DP World to build and operate new Mali logistics hub
Nigerian river port Lokoja and Oguta to be completed this year
Spanish maritime reconaissance aircraft chalk-up over 10,000 hours on piracy patrol
Iron ore exports hit by poor Saldanha railway performance, says mining company
Rising Stars from Port of East London Up for Coveted Award
RIMPAC 2018 continues……..
Vard confirms orders placed by Viking for two extra ships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : DIMIJOHN A and CIRCULAR QUAY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : JIN WANG LING
PMAWCA Secretary-General takes over as Director-General of Ghana Ports
Evergreen Strengthens Asia – East Africa Service
Open day at sea in Comoros for SA Agulhas II
Peterside cautions of the effect of China’s Silk Road initiative on Africa
EU NAVFOR welcome for publication of BMP5
Operation Junction Rain: Maritime Law Enforcement
MARIOTTI DAMEN Cruise created as Seabourn signs letter of intent for two expedition ships
The biggest solar park in The Netherlands, North Sea Port
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC BRANKA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : HANSA EUROPE
South Africa Re-elected to IALA Council
NIMASA takes delivery in Lagos of its long awaited floating dock
Saldanha workboat Crested Tern returns to service after inspection
Service change for CMA CGM’s SAMWAF service between Brazil, South & South-western Africa
Concern mounts over rise in jihadi terrorism in Mozambique’s Palma & Mocimboa da Praia regions
Aiteo denies complicity in protests targeting commander of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS)
Class action lawsuit brought against Aegean Marine Petroleum Network
Djibouti seeks equitable solution to dispute with DP World over Doraleh port
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PANTANAL

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