Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 19 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are this week’s News Headlines:

First View 1: BOCHEM OSLO
First View 2: NIJINSKY

More acts of piracy reported from Gulf of Guinea
Debmarine Namibia contracts Damen to build seventh diamond recovery vessel
President Nyusi has concern 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 2019 are now available
Report published on industry-level response to marine plastic pollution
Update on sewage discharge into Durban Harbour
Durban Container Terminals blockaded by angry truckers
Four RORO vehicle carrier ships lined up for Port of Walvis Bay during May
Naval Dome CEO warns of escalation of attacks on four tankers off Fujairah
Durban Car Terminal sets record of half a million vehicles handled
U.S. Postal Service honours battleship USS Missouri with a Forever Stamp
Port Maputo takes delivery of two new mobile harbour cranes
Port Sudan’s workers strike to be lifted
Passenger boat sinks crossing the Zambezi, 17 confirmed dead
Floatplanes collide in midair, cruise ship passengers killed
COSCO has its eys on acquiring PIL — WSJ report
Beira fuel terminal set to reopen later this month
Video of cargo ship burning in Sharjah’s Port Khalid
Agility Africa Logistics Warehouses expands in Mozambique
Expansion of Egyptian fruit and vegetable firm Farm Fresh
Saudi Arabia claims two of its tankers off Fujairah were sabotage targets
Drama as crew rescued from burning fishing vessel 1100 km off Durban
NSRI alert as Madagascar-bound catamaran starts taking on water
US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln transits Suez Canal
Indonesia takes action and sinks 51 illegal fishing boats
Haifa docks biggest ship — video
Walvis Bay Corridor Group expresses confidence in Namibia as logistics hub
TNPA bans all diving and fishing in Durban Harbour due to sewage
Knud E Hansen designs new LNG-powered RoRo vessels for Wallenius-SOL
New Ugandan Lake Victoria ferry nears completion at Jinja
Konecranes to equip Tema Terminal 3 with 11 lift trucks
African businesses urged to ‘dive into’ the Blue Economy
Port Focus: Hutchison Ports BEST* terminal increases its capacity

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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 : SEASPAN LINGUE
ONE expects to boost business in Africa through competitive customer service
Foreign seafarers in medical rescue mission to East London
HMAS Warramunga scores again… and again… and again
President Ramaphosa invited to G7 Summit for oceans protection
SAMSA recognizes World Oceans Day with Durban Open Day
Bunker supplier Aegean Petroleum shares crash after US$200 million write-off report
Historic Mozambique Island to rebuild sea wall
Long Beach named best green seaport worldwide
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : THOR MAXIMUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC BIANCA
SA Agulhas II sets off for South Africa’s 57th Antarctica expedition
Large shipment of Mozambique ivory intercepted by Cambodia police
HM The Queen commissions HMS Queen Elizabeth into the Royal Navy
Arrested tanker Pretty Scene sells on auction in Durban for R164-million
Fishing vessel Ellis S sinks in rough seas, crew rescued
The House of Lords Brexit-Deal or No Deal report
Transnet Freight Rail employees celebrate GCU qualifications
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC EARTH

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : STENAWECO SPIRIT
Two Chinese-built patrol ships for Namibian Navy commissioned
Alpha Logistics, LBH Mozambique and Subtech Mozambique sign MoU
Another lady in distress in the harbour
CMA CGM’s nine new 22,000-TEU super container ships will use LNG
Postponed memorial service to halt Durban port operations today
Tanker Pretty Scene is to be auctioned on Tuesday, 5 December 2017
Press Release: Production times on marine bearings reduced
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MR PEGASUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : ABY VIRGINIA
SA port statistics for August now available
Transnet to appear before Parliamentary Committee over loco acquisition
Kenya Ports Authority takes over Shimoni and Kisumu ports
SAMSA begins investigation into Robben Island ferry incident
RFA Mounts Bay begins support in the Turks and Caicos Islands
A reflection: LISW comes of age, hailed as the best yet
Durban conference on country’s potential to build strong gas economy
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ARDMORE ENGINEER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : JO ALM
Drama in Table Bay as Robben Island ferry takes on list
Ferry sinks in Nigeria – many deaths
Tug and tow due in Durban – Superyacht M5 arrives
Vard introduces new design for Japanese cable lay ship
Richards Bay Golf Day to raise funds for Mission to Seafarers
Exercise DYNAMIC MONARCH 2017
NATO Operation Sea Guardian
PRESS RELEASE: Large Vesconite marine bearings available in Buenos Aires
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : IBSA QUINTO

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : STOLT SELJE
Höegh Autoliners faces prosecution on 7 charges of collusive action and price fixing
Tete coalfields to have four rail services to the coast
Lucky sea rescue off Port Elizabeth
TAZARA links with Bombardier with MoU
Namibia reports illegal fishing vessels to Angola
Hurricane Irma: HMS Ocean arrives at Gibraltar
PRESS RELEASE: Autonomous ships and the human element
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : THEMIS LEADER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MAKIKI
MSC Alice briefly detained after snagging submarine cable
Dredging clears Grindrod’s Matola terminal for Panamax ships
Drama near St Francis Bay as chokka boat capsizes
Nigeria regains top spot as Africa’s largest oil producer
Vale Mozambique ships first metallurgical coal to Australia
INTERNATIONAL: NATO and EU discuss future cooperation at sea
PRESS RELEASES: Reefer shippers assess risks from ocean carrier consolidations
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MERIDIAN 1

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