Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 December 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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GOOD NEWS STORY: Young(ish) man scores his local cooperative a container and sewing machines
Algoa Bay oil spill cleanup completed
WHARF TALK: Something just doesn’t ‘stack’ up – STI AMBER
IN CONVERSATION: How we found a way to track alien marine species along South Africa’s coast
NS Qingdao returns to St Helena Bay to have reactive cargo removed
R240 million of cocaine discovered by Hawks on MSC container ship in Durban harbour
IN CONVERSATION: Nigeria and South Africa have a love-hate relationship: the continent needs them closerMozambique conference calls for revival of fishing communities
WHARF TALK: The cruise that wasn’t to be – EUROPA
New port managers appointed for ports of Saldanha, Cape Town, Mossel Bay & Richards Bay
News from the Coast: Cruise ships cancel seven Durban South African calls
Nigerian Maritime Law Association queries the killing of pirates in Gulf of Guinea
WHARF TALK: more tankers for Cape Town – LEFKARA
Future health of the seafaring community: Industry-wide collaboration sought
Strengthened freight rates saves PIL – all Scheme debts repaid ahead of schedule
Xeneta container rates alert: “astronomical” monthly hike pushes long-term ocean freight rates up 121% year-on-year
IN CONVERSATION: Channel deaths: the UK has clear legal responsibilities towards people crossing in small boats
WHARF TALK: tanker with a story – BW ZAMBESI
Life Saving Signals
IN CONVERSATION: Omicron is the new COVID kid on the block: five steps to avoid, ten to take immediately
Yara Birkeland, first fully electric & automated containership readies for service
UECC takes delivery of world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid car carrier
Critically ill patient airlifted from ship 45 n.miles off Richards Bay
Panic over seismic surveys off the Wild Coast
Mozambique launches sixth hydrocarbon licensing round
Shipping needs action from IMO member states on concrete climate change initiatives
Maritime security: IMO promotes a whole of government approach
WHARF TALK: From Cape to Rio (not quite) – NAVE ATRIA
Tanga port expansion pays off as bigger ships start calling
IMF warns against limiting Mozambique’s gas developments
Nigerian railway staff suspend strike but demand action on working conditions

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Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

Transnet appoints new port managers
Surge in cargo traffic at Port of Dar es Salaam
Angola becomes China’s third largest oil supplier
Pirates strike again off Nigeria – take 8 hostages
Zimbabwe’s National Railway “too disgusting” for foreign investors
Bertram Rickmers reduces shareholding; Rickmers Maritime Trust sells entire fleet
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SAS AMATOLA F145

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