Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 May 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: LA TONDA
Possible boarding and kidnapping from ship in Luba anchorage
Bunker One strengthens bunker fleet in West Africa
Need for crew changeovers is of utmost urgency, says IMO
NSRI Port Elizabeth evacuate patient from ship passing South Africa
Kenya’s Rift Valley Railway gets a second chance
Global study reveals mismatch between land and seafloor debris
MSC grants go to South African fisheries & research projects
Wharf Talk: shipping and port activities around the coast
Filipino seafarer airlifted to hospital from bulker off KZN coast
Hapag-Lloyd adjusts rotation of worldwide services
Pemba Port logistics base takes shape
COVID-19 Accelerates adoption of technology-enabled Smart Cities approach
COVID-19 hand sanitizer safety warning
Saldanha’s Oiltanking MOGS takes its first shipment of crude oil
News from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
Rwanda tightens controls over trucks arriving at borders
Nigerian port concessionaires dig deep to fight COVID-19
Contract signed to construct pier and landing facility at Mozambique’s Palma
Workers evacuated from FPSO Serpentina offshore Equatorial Guinea
Reports of changes and new appointments within Transnet divisions
NSRI called out to perform offshore medical evacuations
USNS Comfort returns to Norfolk, Virginia
Abundant grain harvest means sufficient staple grain supply
Mozambique claims successes in dealing with Islamic insurgents
Piracy: Crew kidnapped offshore of Libreville, Gabon
Maersk Line-operated Santa Catarina sets new Port Maputo container record
ExxonMobil Rovuma LNG project slows down due to COVID-19 & low oil prices
ICS call on ships horns to be heard: watch and listen
USN and RN exercise in Arctic waters
Exports of SA’s citrus to Japan and China well underway  
Transaid: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa  
Pirates raid products tanker Vemahope, kidnap 10 seafarers 

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