Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 March 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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WHARF TALK: Familiar name, newish ship – GREY FOX
Increased hopes of a 24-hour operation at the Lebombo / Ressano Garcia border crossing
Exercise Cold Response starts off on the shores of Norway
Obangame Express 2022, West Africa’s largest multinational maritime exercise, is underway
WHARF TALK: offshore construction & pipelay support vessel – SKANDI VITORIA
IN CONVERSATION: The Russian economy is headed for collapse
DNV’s INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: Alternative Marine Fuels – video
WHARF TALK:   ECO-Ship Ultramax bulker – ES WARRIOR
AVIATION: Comair Grounded – A precautionary affair, says regulator
IN CONVERSATION: Ukraine war and anti-Russia sanctions on top of COVID-19 mean even worse trouble lies ahead for global supply chains
Supply chain turmoil lies ahead after Chinese Covid lockdowns, warns Container xChange
EU NAVFOR reacts to UNSC non-extension announcement on piracy
Situation in the Black Sea and Sea of Azov: Impacts on shipping and seafarers
Another attempt of theft from Transnet’s Multi-Product pipeline is thwarted
Hapag-Lloyd to acquire DAL Line and grow its Africa service
Wharf Talk: a stream of ocean-going tugs – ALP ACE
Fruit exporters from Africa and South America turn to Turkey for entry into the Russian market
Reunion authorities take over the clean-up from wrecked Tresta Star
Support of the African Continental Free Trade Area: WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala welcomes project
Loss of Russian fertilisers a problem for SA? – Nyet
Statement by the Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Rebeca Grynspan, on the situation in Ukraine
UNCTAD’s work to ease trade: United Kingdom commits £1.8 million

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