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 – 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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