Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 20 November 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: SEASPAN EMINENCE
Queen Elizabeth visits Walvis Bay and Cape Town
Confirmation of Soren Toft’s move to MSC
Chinese-backed consortium to build deepwater port and 650-km SGR railway in Guinea
Pirates active in Gulf of Guinea and Red Sea
Mozambique southern province of Gaza stripped of 174 tons of timber daily
Tanzania confident of funding for standard gauge railway, phase 2
MSC Orchestra arrives in South Africa: Construction begins at new Durban Cruise Terminal
Exercise Cutlass Express 19.2 is held in the Seychelles
Increasing terrorist atrocities committed in northern Mozambique
DP World signs MoU with Namibia’s Nara Namib
Transnet raises R1.6 billion loan with German bank
Rebuilt Beira-Zimbabwe highway inaugurated
The near grounding of the cruise ship Viking Sky
USN committal to the deep: Continuing a long tradition of ceremonial at sea
Fatal man overboard from shell fish vessel Sea Mist (BF918)
Namport marks 15 years of ISO Management systems accreditations
Some news & views in brief

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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 – 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 : MAERSK TRIESTE
Glencore secures its controlling interest in Cape Town’s Chovron SA refinery
Transnet prepares to reconstruct accummulator tanks at Durban’s Island View
Port Elizabeth welcomes modern car carrier Titus on maiden voyage
Siyabonga Gama dismissed despite arbitration order
Bulk carrier attacked by Somali pirates identified
World’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel sets off to Europe
MAIB Report: Heavy contact made by CMA CGM Centaurus with Jebel Ali quay and shore cranes
HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in New York
USN in Northern Waters Under way to Exercise Trident Juncture 2018
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ALS FAUNA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : KMARIN AQUA
Request for Expressions of Interest to operate Cameroon’s Kribi port MPT
Problems at Mombasa’s Likoni Channel as two ferries incapacitated
West Africa pirates active–more ships attacked
FEATURE-AU highlights importance of African free trade area
Understanding AfCFTA signing–two alternate views
Nigerian manufacturers caution against African free trade agreement
Israeli shipyard arrests over Nigerian naval ship deal
Maersk Honam still alight two weeks later, ship outside Salalah
MAIB Accident Investigation Report-Saga Sky and Stema Barge II
Naval News-USS Oak Hill–26th MEU enters Batumi, Georgia
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BOUNDARY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : PROMINENT ACE
Another tanker goes missing off Cotonou
Online control of certificates could lead to faster PSC inspections
NSRI in action during the week
Twenty-six containers of logs & timber for export intercepted in Port of Beira
Ban on night-time ship transfers in Algoa Bay
Hamburg celebrates 829th port anniversary with South Africa
Naval News-USS Ross arrives in Trieste
The Complexities of Arctic Maritime Traffic
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : VIKING SUN

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MARION DUFRESNE
Big day ahead as Kenya SGR is to be opened
Piracy: Reports of pirate activity on both sides of the continent
ICTSI pulls out of Lekki port concession because of delays
Walvis Bay expansion hits a snag – dead organic matter
Mission to Seafarers Secretary General to visit South Africa
Allied naval operations in the Baltic
PRESS RELEASES: SAMSA to participate at Nor-Shipping Conference
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : WMS HARLINGEN

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Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : WARNOW WHALE & TUG TRIDENT
MOU signed to improve trade links between the DRC and East Africa
News from the container lines
Somali piracy story takes an interesting angle
CMA CGM enhances Canada – West Africa service
Madeira wants to be part of New Silk Road
MOL targets four LNG-powered 20,000-TEU container ships
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : KOTA MAWAR

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Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s headlines:

First View : MSC PARIS
Titanium beneficiation plant for Richards Bay
Introducing the world’s harbour masters
Tracing the slave ships of Ilha de Mozambique
US, UK and France began Exercise Alligator Dagger 17
Somali pirates strike again at bulker
Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings looks for new Rift Valley Railway investors
PRESS RELEASES: Cathelco supply MGPS system for RSS Sir David Attenborough
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : THORCO ALLIANCE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : HOEGH AMERICA
Somali pirates strike again – Dhow and crew taken hostage
Eastern Cape aims at becoming Africa’s biggest bunkering centre
Improvements to CMA CGM’s EURAF 5 Europe to West Africa service
Transnet says it is well positioned to withstand downgrade
Ivory Coast and Ghana able to withstand short-term low cocoa price fluctuations
Int’l: Damen Dunkerque completes floating dock refurbishment
PRESS RELEASES: Western Cape – Hub of downstream sub-Saharan oil & gas industry
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HAPPY RANGER

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