Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 12 December 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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IN CONVERSATION: Planned seismic survey by Shell has kicked up a storm in South Africa. Here’s an explainer
Matola scores with a Capesize, its largest ever ship in Port Maputo
WHARF TALK: All Indian tanker – JAG APARNA
SA minister visits Port of Rotterdam to discuss hydrogen exports
IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee: 22-26 November – Part 2
Interesting book release: The Ever Given
TRADE NEWS: Xeneta Shipping Index by Compass is launched
UNCTAD and Africa Report
Grindrod stake in new freight ferry service to be introduced on Lake Victoria
WHARF TALK: Ice class general cargo vessel – MALIK ARCTICA
IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee: 22-26 November
Who’s the biggest of them all? MSC now on top, but Maersk still has the most ships
Liberia and China sign MoU to bolster and expand on maritime safety
UN Security Council adopts resolution to combat the continuing threat of piracy off the coast of Somalia
Capt Nick Sloane appointed as President of International Salvage Union
Wallenius Wilhelmsen celebrates naming ceremony for car carrier MV Nabucco
CRUISE NEWS: Hurtigruten launches more West African cruises; Covid and Omicron on board Norwegian cruise ship
West Africa: where have the pirates gone?
TNPA dredger Isandlwana replenishing sand on Durban beaches to prevent beach erosion
WHARF TALK: Unusual visitor to Cape Town – TEMIS
Maritime Safety: UK MAIB and collision investigation – Anchoring: Marine Guidance Note issued
Shell gets go-ahead with seismic survey off Eastern Cape Wild Coast
News From the Coast: Ships in port tonight; Seismic Surey underway, Platform vessel Temis
WHARF TALK: Ultramax SDARI Dolphin 64 design – CP CHONGQING
Omicron: Transport leaders warn of governments’ knee-jerk reaction: Supply chain at greater risk
Singapore suspends crew change for those with recent travel history to southern Africa
Nigerian Ports set date to become fully digital by 2025
BIMCO’s new contract for Employment of Security Escort Vessels

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