Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 18 March 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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Book Review: Beyond the Harbour Lights
Martek introduces marine anti drone detection system
Grande America fire Bay of Biscay. EMSA communiqué
Cyclone Idai comes ashore near Beira, losses of life reported
Call for Maritime Transport Policy by Ghanaian Maritime Authority
Saga Pearl II makes her first and only viit to Port Elizabeth
Malawi, Mozambique send SOS to South Africa over Cyclone Idai
Simon’s Town NSRI called out to medivac ill fisherman off Cape Point
BREXIT: Enough is enough, says Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
Pirates attack offshore support vessel off Nigeria, five crew abducted
British Chambers of Commerce: UK must avoid messy and disorderly exit on 29 March
Sandra Opoku appointed as GPHA’s first female director of Tema port
Port of Ngqura opens the doors for Eastern Cape boat builders
Red alert as Cyclone Idai draws nearer to Beira coast
MoU set to be a game changer for East London and its port
ONE advice: EU Customs — Impact on EU Security filing requirements in case of No-Deal Brexit
Namport women honoured on International Women’s Day
Nozipho Mdawe appointed as acting chief executive of TNPA
Top people in Transnet suspended, includes TNPA & TFR chief executives
Dramatic Biscay rescue by the Royal Navy
Tanker Histria Ivory attacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea, sailors abducted
South African port statistics for the month of February 2019 are now available
YouTube SABC interviews Transnet Board chairman Popo Molefe re corruption
Nacala port acquires a new mobile crane for general cargo
Cyclone Idai 18S update
Combined Task Force 150 intercepts 4 tons of narcotics in 24 Hours
Port of Tema expansion on schedule for June 2019 inauguration
Vigilance essential despite reduction to Piracy in the Indian Ocean
Bidvest appoints Mpumi Madisa as new chief executive officer-designate
A fine naval biography: Henry Harwood, Hero of the River Plate
EARLIER NEWS..(headlined in Blue)
New cyclone rapidly forming over northern Mozambique Channel
Lucky escape for Norwegian Escape
14th Pacific Partnership mission: Strengthening ties in the Indo-Pacific region
The growing debate on scrubbers: Yara says keep options open
Port Elizabeth tanker berth repairs progressing well, say TNPA
More shipowners join CSA 2020 in support of exhaust gas cleaning systems
SOME NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED..(headlined in Green)
Cyclone Haleh continues to weaken but new storm in Moz Channel threatens
Port of Ngqura Container Terminal welcomes another big ship
Somaliland building strategic road linking Berbera with Ethiopia
Piracy and drug smuggling continues to challenge navies
Positive results reported by Grindrod

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 4 February 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the news headlines:

First View 1: SANTA BARBARA
First View 2: JOLLY VANADIO
Mantashe says oil and gas exploration off Cape South Coast expected to boost economy
Maersk announces a cut-back on cadets from South Africa and the UK
Jihadist attacks force dusk to dawn curfew in northern Mozambique port town
Massachusetts Maritime Academy cadets visit Port of Durban
Registration begins of all Ugandan boats on Lake Victoria
Angola’s state timber warehouses generate revenue, but at what expense?
Offshore patrol vessel (OPV) SAS Makhanda takes up fishery patrol
Ultra Deep Solutions sends dive support vessel Picasso to West Africa
Unique Group to supply African offshore sector with diving and industrial gas
Angolan Ports, Part 4: Copper shipments from Lobito
Significant North Sea discovery by Total, confident of another success off South Africa
Wartsila to streamline operations and will cut 1,200 jobs globally
Canadian Amphibex dredger utilised for Niger River
Angolan Ports, Part 3: Japanese investment for Namibe
Liberia overtakes Marshall Islands for second-largest ship registry
New design makes liquefied hydrogen bunker vessels a reality
Piracy & Robbery remains a problem for shipping off West African coast
Iridium Certus goes live with world’s first truly global broadband service
BPO appointed to operate Port Elizabeth Multi Purpose Terminal
Angolan Ports, Part 2: Uncertainty over Caio
Zhen Hua 20, East London’s longest ship ever, docks in the river port
MSC to retrofit 86 ships with exhaust gas scrubbers
Port of Richards Bay exceeds 100 million tonnes of cargo handled in 2018
Climate change efforts must be scaled up, SA tells UN Security Council
Pirates attack two ships off Nigerian coast
Angolan Ports, Part 1: New Beginnings: Luanda & Barra do Dande
Dredging at Kisumu on Lake Victoria will advance navigation on lake
MSC Musica racing back to Durban after gales force delays at Cape Town UPDATED 05h30 Monday
China in push to extend Nacala to Moatize railway into Zimbabwe
News in at the weekend …
South African port statistics for calendar year 2018
Winds delay MSC Musica outside Cape Town
Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office expands Bathymetric capabilities
Polarcus commences offshore Namibian seismic survey for Portuguese energy company Galp
TransNamib and Botswana Railways agree on Gobabis Container Terminal

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s news headlines:

First View : CSC AMETHYST
Transnet results — 11.3 per cent increase in revenue
WFP confident others will follow along the re-opened Mwanza-Port Bell route
NIMASA reopens four oil jetties recently closed for ISPS violations
Mozambique to build new bridge across Save River on North-South highway
October completion date for Maputo-Catembe bridge
Over 700 Nigerians have drowned in Mediterranean in last six months
British woman’s lucky escape after going overboard from NCL cruise ship
Maersk Supply Service and The Ocean Cleanup plastics removal
New L-Band satellite service to provide 100% global coverage for all vessels
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC CAPRI
The masthead image today (Tuesday) is of Port of Durban Cruise Terminal & T-Jetty

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : KOTA LEKAS
Maersk Line cries foul over Lagos port suspension
Nigerian Shippers’ Council calls on terminal operators to improve efficiency
EU NAVFOR Protection Team ensuring safety of food aid
TPT to co-partner as host of Enterprise and Supplier Development Expo
Airfreight: Panalpina expands perishables network to South Africa
Case File: Hull repair on drill ship in Dakar
NCL orders another two Leonardo class ships, making six in total
Minister urges UK fishermen to sign up for safety improvements
15,000 TEU container ship Afif named in London Gateway
World Trade — EU and Japan agree biggest Free Trade zone in history
Ballast Water-CMA CGM selects Bio-Sea BWMS for 17 containerships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CASSIOPEIA LEADER
The port in the masthead today (Thursday) is Port of East London

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : SANTA ROSA
More changes for TNPA as focus shifts to ship repair
Export prospects thumbs-up for R10-billion Mercedes Benz investment
Richards Bay Coal Line annual maintenance shut-down
Port of Walvis Bay handles water plant equipment for Zambia
Namport continuing to make its presence felt in the Kunene region
Transnet Port Terminals engages with Gauteng stakeholders to improve productivity
Vard secures contract for three Norwegian coast guard vessels
China makes $584 million part payment for Sri Lankan Port of Hambantota
Xeneta launches XSI™, new index contract offering
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : RED SAKURA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : XIANG RUI KOU & VICTORY 1
SIFAX Group consortium wins Warri Port Terminal Concession
Transnet Chief Financial Officer resignation welcomed by Dept of Public Enterprises
South Africa bids farewell to MSC Sinfonia
Stretching boundaries…widest vessel docks at Port of East London
NSRI at work…Sick Russian seafarer evacuated from factory ship Desert Diamond
Late cyclone threat to Madagascar East Coast
CMA CGM buys 25% stake in CEVA and strengthens logistics presence
DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : AMAZON

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