Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 16 June 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Atlantic Narval

WHARF TALK: New ‘Russian’ Transnet Harbour Tugs
Houthi missiles strike several ships, engineroom of m/v Tutor flooded
Trade News: All new ships should be built to a seawater-lubricated sterntubeless ship design, says Leontopoulos
Two of TNPA’s four new harbour tugs will operate at East London
WHARF TALK: handy class size products tanker – ALFRED N
MPDC and CFM sign Joint Service Level Agreement for greater logistics efficiencies
Transnet another who is angry and disappointed with World Bank port rankings
In Conversation: Africa’s freeports should boost trade and foreign exchange earnings – but evidence is thin
WHARF TALK: multipurpose project ships – BBC NYHAVN and BBC NAGASAKI
LNG newbuilding values at record high
ONE & Freightliner switch to HVO fuel oil for UK rail cargo
TNPA’s four latest tugs arrive in Durban – Photographs
Angry Djibouti refutes World Bank port container performance rankings
WHARF TALK: LR2 product tanker – KING PHILIPPOS
Heads Up! Four new Transnet tugs arriving Durban today (Tuesday 11 June)
NATO Mine Countermeasures Task Group: Major Italian exercise
World Bank publishes Port Rankings for 2023 – poor showing by SA ports
WHARF TALk: pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) – SAIC ANJI SINCERITY
Port News & Shipping Advisories
Houthis keep up with their attacks on merchant and naval ships
Lobese reaches out to Chinese Navy
Mauritius: Dry-dock operations: biofouling prevention
In Conversation: South Africa’s largest oil refinery sold for a few cents: will BP and Shell be held accountable for environmental damage?
Cameroon: Boosting seafarer training and certification skills
Mozambique’s Coral Sul exports 58 LNG shipments since November 2022
World Ocean Day 2024: Environmental concerns prompting nearly half of consumers to switch diets
Did you know? 5 ways sustainable fishing gives us more on World Oceans Day

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 June 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Lily Glory

Positive cruise season spells future growth for SA tourism market
Xeneta: Ocean freight container shipping market set to surpass Red Sea crisis peak and hit levels not seen since Covid-19 pandemic
ITF includes Gabon and Eswatini as Flags of Convenience
WHARF TALK: cable laying vessel – ILE D’YEU
Greek bulk carrier Laax struck by three Houthi missiles
Bulker newbuilding values at 15-year high
WHARF TALK: another diverted cruise ship – SILVER MOON
Maersk Safari Service: Capacity adjustments necessary because of Red Sea & Durban port productivity issues
EUMETSAT and the AUC signed an agreement to strengthen their cooperation in the field of Earth observation
EUMETSAT et la CUA ont signé un accord visant à renforcer leur coopération dans le domaine de l’observation de la Terre
Spanish mine warfare exercise: NATO group encounters hybrid threats
Multimodal Inland Port Association (MIPA) officially launched during Transport Forum
WHARF TALK: cruise ship – SERENADE OF THE SEAS
Port News and Schedule Advisories
The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season
Ngqura’s harbour master elected as president of African HM Committee
WHARF TALK: Our stagnating container terminals
WHARF TALK: Emirati super yacht support vessels – M2 & ALESUND
Terminal Operator Agreement (TOA) signed for Durban Port liquid bulk facility
Red Sea: IMO condemns illegal and unjustifiable attacks
In Conversation: The world is rushing to Africa to mine critical minerals like lithium – how the continent should deal with the demand
Cargo ship Basilisk and crew liberated from pirates by EUNAVFOR naval ship off Somalia
IMO and the London Protocol: Carbon capture and storage – Madagascar workshop
Transnet Port Terminals focusing on increased volumes
Unpacking risk resilience ahead of the elections
SA Navy’s new hydrographic survey vessel delayed again

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28 January 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Port of East London

Maputo port concession extended to 2058 – R38 billion additional investment
WHARF TALK: LPG Ethylene Tanker GASCHEM PACIFIC
MACS Maritime to commence service to St Helena Island this week
Galp & partners announce light oil discovery off Namibia
Transnet Recovery Diary 24 January 2024
Korean line introduces new service to East Africa
Cape Town Container Terminal recruits to beef up capacity
WHARF TALK: oceanographic research vessel RRS DISCOVERY
Largest container ship for Nigeria’s new Lekki port berths
IMO and Morocco: Port facility security auditors’ training
CMA CGM joins the fleet around the Cape of Good Hope
Xeneta Update: Ocean freight shipping rates are set to rise further in February
UK-India naval accord
WHARF TALK: Offshore Windfarm Support Vessel IWS SKYWALKER
Transnet invited to appear before Western Cape government department over table grape & stone fruit export troubles
Red Sea: The Warlike Operations Area Committee agreement
The Red Sea: Seafarer safety paramount
In Conversation: AI and satellite imagery to map out of sight ocean activities, including fishing, shipping and energy development
SAECS Advisory: Kalahari Express Port Elizabeth call and Cape Town omission
WHARF TALK: passenger cruise ship CELESTYAL JOURNEY
Red Sea crisis: MSC Cruises cancels three Grand Voyage sailings
Durban Container Terminal Pier 2 begins to prepare for the citrus season
ITF and abandonment
SAIC Motor launches Anji Sincerity, largest LNG dual-fuel car carrier
Wharf Talk: Two cruise ships brighten Durban port for a day
Ngqura Container Terminal recruits operators to run a full three-berth operation
TFR returns Richards Bay coal line to service
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for December 2023

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