Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 September 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Durban Container Terminals Piers 1 & 2

Mystery over APM Terminals reported sale of majority share in Luanda container terminal
WHARF TALK: Split bridge superstructure,  Part 2 of MSC BIANCA
Making Africa a renewable energy superpower: UN S-G speaks
Port of Beira to implement new reefer management system
Trans Kalahari Corridor Secretariat opens new offices in Windhoek
Govt issues Lady R executive summary report 
Port of Beira attracts ONE as new shipping carrier
WHARF TALK: Neo-Panamax container vessel MSC BIANCA Part 1
FIT Alliance launches ‘Declaration of the electronic Bill of Lading’
Turkish company Tosyali Holding to export 1.8 million tonnes of iron from Namibe
Surveillance of Russian vessels: A new Defence Minister
No evidence of weapons loaded for export onto Lady R
WHARF TALK: chemical tanker YC AZALEA
HMS Prince of Wales departs Portsmouth
Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) Container Terminal 2 concession awarded to APM Terminals’ SCCT
Seychelles to dredge sand for stockpile replenishment
Trade News: XXL monopile transport system lowers storage and handling costs
Transnet issues financial year end Report: unmodified audit opinion
Transnet financial report 2023 in some detail
WHARF TALK: Handymax bulk carrier VOGE MIA
Durban Dry Dock rehabilitation: Pump station commissioned 
TNPA issues RFP for East London port road widening
MOL Group Launches 1st Warehouse Operation in Africa
Shipping caught up in Gabon coup d’état
HMS Prince of Wales departs Portsmouth
SA Navy back on show with a mini festival
Xeneta Update: Long-term ocean freight rates plunge by more than 60% in year of decline, but changing fortunes appear imminent

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 February 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   SANTA CRUZ & SANTA CLARA

Ukraine Crisis: Black Sea, Bosporus and Sea of Asov- Update
WHARF TALK: Trader 18 class heavylift – PACIFIC DAWN
Three Taiwanese fishing vessels go aground off Mauritius coast
ONE & Hapag-Lloyd restructure Asia-East Africa service into two services
Western Cape fishing harbours revamp almost complete
Mossel Bay’s cup runs over – two cruise ships on Saturday
Pointe Noire’s Congo Terminal continues to upgrade facilities
WHARF TALK: the super luxury cruise ship – SILVER WHISPER
Damaging fire destroys Matola Cargo Terminal warehouses
GB Met Office on wildfires: Up to 50% increase in wildfires by 2100
South Africa adopts marine plastic pollution treaty ahead of UN environmental meeting
Nelson Mandela Bay Ports manager appointed
WHARF TALK: Ulstein X-Bow AHTS tug – ALP KEEPER
IMO Secretary-General expresses concern over Euroferry Olympia fire
Citrus season approaches as lemons are packed for export
IN CONVERSATION: The story of how Swahili became Africa’s most spoken language
The Rio de la Plata estuary: As seen by Copernicus Sentinel satellite
IN CONVERSATION: Britain’s ownership of the Chagos islands has no basis, Mauritius is right to claim them
WHARF TALK: Large LR2 Cosco product tanker – MEI LIN WAN
NEW BOOKS: The Spanish Civil War at Sea
Madagascar braces as Cyclone Emnati expected to reach Madagascar Tuesday evening
Cyclone Emnati approaching Madagascar
Despite challenges, CTCT handles 6% more deciduous fruit exports
WHARF TALK: tug and barges on tow – BRITOIL 71, WENDEL MARINE 1 & 2
Cyclone Emnati now an intense cyclone, will reach Mozambique Channel
WHO – EIB partnership: Support of the EU for health systems in Africa
Two ships on fire: survivor found safe on ferry, crew of car carrier safely evacuated
Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) moving head office
NATO’S Operation Sea Guardian
NATO Allies exercise interoperability in the Mediterranean
The Namibian Ports Authority welcomes the MS Europa 2
Record container lift for MSC Diletta at Felixstowe
New influx of Saharan dust in the Mediterranean

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 April 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MSC LUDOVICA
US Coast Guard oversees disembarkation of 250,000 from cruise ships
UNCTAD: Let’s keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing
Central & West African ports cannot shut down, rules PMAWCA
Latest on the Queen Mary 2 medical emergency
Transnet appoints former airline executive to run the TFR freight rail service
Combi Dock 1 loads ultra large project cargo at Port of Takoradi
Queen Mary 2 departs from Durban and South Africa
South African Government relaxes some port restrictions
Updated Maritime Security Guidance: West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea
Nigeria imposes curfew at Lagos but ports remain open
Repatriation of Filipino seafarers
Royal Australian Navy frigate interdicts 3 tons of narcotics
Stowaways allegedly put overboard from Chinese ship off KZN coast
Transport Minister Mbalula gives update on transport regulations
First ore train in three days seen on Sishen – Saldanha railway
Crew on Maersk containership confirmed with COVID-19
Maersk advises of seasonal adjustment to Far East-SA Safari Service
Nigerian terminal operators want ports to remain fully open
MPDC adopts measures to ensure continuity of business during COVID-19 crisis
NIMASA bans international vessels with no thermal screening facilities
Transnet makes properties available as COVID-19 quarantine sites
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) offers six-month pause on assessment and certification
Maputo conference and exhibition moved to August
Russian naval frigate due in Cape Town
Ninth vessel added to restore SRX Europe-South Africa service reliability
Piracy: Aborted attack on mv Lana south of Bonny Island
Covid-19 curtails operations at Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals
CMA CGM increases liquidity with sale of eight terminals
Help on the way: USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy deployed on US East & West Coasts
Cruise and ship port movements due to COVID-19

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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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