Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14 August 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   MSC AINO

Surprise: SA citrus exports up 7% mid-season despite global industry challenges
WHARF TALK: impressive pipelay crane vessel SAPURA 3500
Thais withdraw, Macuse rail and port project now appears unlikely
Nacala to become a significant modern Southern African port
Dar es Salaam-Morogoro Standard Gauge Railway to commence operations in January 2023
Eswatini Railway doubles daily coal trains to port of Maputo via Goba corridor
Transnet and SIU obtain preservation order freezing assets of former Transnet executives
WHARF TALK: tanker with a basic scrubber HAFNIA EXPERIENCE
Maritime Value Chain Task Force to meet in Durban tomorrow
IMO and Mauritius: port facility security assessment in Port Louis
Nigeria’s deepwater Lekki port receives second shipment of harbour cranes
Mozambique’s CFM to rehabilitate harbour infrastructure at Mocímboa da Praia
Chinese land port of Erenhot logs 10,000 100-wagon freight trains for Europe
Transnet agrees to provide Botswana with access to South African ports, in particular Richards Bay & Durban
WHARF TALK: offshore construction vessel – DEEP ORIENT
UN on oil and gas profits
Eni acquires Tango FLNG for the Republic of Congo
Talk of a second FLNG for Mozambique to join Coral Sul
Kisumu shipyard and ferry Uhuru II inaugurated on Lake Victoria
WTO and Cotton: Part 2

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 7 August 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW: Durban Port Master Plan 2022

Project to build a new commercial port and railway on SA’s Northern Cape coast is launched with RFQ
WHARF TALK: First ever icebreaker in SA – USCGC WESTWIND
Increased investment on cotton projects call: Afreximbank pledge
IN CONVERSATION: Good news for seabirds – the days of the Marion Island mice are numbered if an eradication project gets off the ground
Sea Shepherd founder resigns from board ‘with great relief’
New man at the helm at East London port
Azule Energy, Angola’s new largest independent oil and gas producer, begins operations
IN CONVERSATION: Climate watchdogs ask court to halt new Eskom gas power plant in Richards Bay despite Barbara Creecy’s backing for project
Warm waters marching south
Nigeria to designate all inland container depots as Ports of Origin
Salalah aims to become important bunker port
Cape Town Container Terminal records highest ever weekly container volume
Port Elizabeth Car Terminal handles record number of units in July
WHARF TALK: S Korean Krill Trawler SAE IN CHAMPION
AD Ports Group and Hutchison Ports sign MoU to form Strategic Partnership
Pemba Port Oceanic Terminal plans get the nod but further environmental studies suggested
A.P. Moller-Maersk bumps up its profit expectations for 2022
UK’s Felixstowe container port workers set to strike
Transnet approaches market for redevelopment of Carlton Centre and 1 Adderley Street
Suez Canal setting new records, Egyptian government reports
First grain ship sails from Ukraine’s Port of Odesa
South Africa initiates WTO dispute: Challenge to EU citrus fruit measures
WHARF TALK: Streamlined LR1 tanker – HAFNIA BEIJING
Transnet seeks partners in developing Richards Bay LNG import facilities
In Conversation: Oil refinery closures, cleaner fuels and security of supply in South Africa
Call for support for sustainable fisheries: WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala launches new report
RMB helps finance dry bulk terminal concession at Côte d’Ivoire’s port of San Pedro
Egypt to provide LNG bunkering facility at Suez Canal
Sudan’s Suakin port shut by protesters

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 23 January 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  MSC EYRA

Mauritius waters: Wakashio wreck removal: Team completes offshore operations
WHARF TALK: anchor handling tug – BOKA GLACIER
Africa becoming patrol boat country
Morocco Belt & Road deal opens Chinese gateway to Mediterranean
IN CONVERSATION: Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks
Revised version of ‘Shipping Industry Guidance on Pilot Transfer Arrangements’ is released
Work commences on construction of the new port of Ndayane, Senegal
WHARF TALK: seismic survey vessel – BGP PIONEER
Benin to digitise and safeguard its coastline
Port of Pemba to handle Mozambican graphite exports
IN CONVERSATION: Protected marine areas should serve nature and people: a review of South Africa’s efforts
NAVAL NEWS: Chinese & Russian Navy ships enter Indian Ocean
NAVAL NEWS: French Navy ship Champlain arrives in port of Durban
New multi-purpose ship loader installed at Richards Bay Bulk Terminal
WHARF TALK: bluff-bowed – KK MARLIN
Mombasa’s new salvage & harbour tug is delivered: Also three new STS cranes
IN CONVERSATION:  Ocean heat is at record levels, with major consequences
Hunger crisis in Horn of Africa: FAO launches $138 million plan
Wilhelmsen takes majority stake in Ahrenkiel Tankers
Poor King Coal, falling demand and little sympathy
WHARF TALK: Cape Town only visitor – CSCL AFRICA
CMA CGM reshuffles its Mozambique service to Asia
FLNG Coral Sul arrives on station off northern Mozambique. Flotel CSS Temis secured
Mombasa’s new Kipevu Oil Jetty nears completion
IN CONVERSATION:  State capture report chronicles extent of corruption in South Africa.  But will action follow”?
Sandock Austral Shipyards reaches agreement with leading tug designer Robert Allan Ltd
TPT reports recovery at Richards Bay Bulk Terminal following October’s conveyor fires
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for December 2021
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose offshore vessel – BOKA PEGASUS
Nigeria’s ports: IMO supports electronic data exchange
MSC has exclusivity on bid to acquire Bolloré Africa Logistics
Dachser – Freight and cargo insurance – a neglected safety net
Bolloré Ports’ Congo Terminal tops one million TEU
A new daily rail service from the Port of Felixstowe
MSC Orchestra resumes cruising in SA waters
Toxic cargo from NS Qingdao being dumped out at sea off West Coast
IN CONVERSATION: South African movie dives into the complexity of poaching
Three small South African marine surveillance satellites blast into space on board SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : GRAND COSMO
Nigerian House of Representatives opens enquiry into maritime industry
Port of Pemba failing to attract cargo
NIMASA remains committed to making Nigeria Africa’s keading maritime nation
Mozambican police identify ringleaders of Cabo Delgado attacks
Subtech contracted to refurbish Saldanha Fire Pump Station
Mozambique Mustang graphite export project moves ahead
Tall ship Dar Mlodziezy arrives in Cape Town for short visit
EU NAVFOR and Chinese Naval Forces in Gulf of Aden discuss counter-piracy tactics
Wilhelmsen group delivers a slight increase in top line in the second quarter
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC MARS

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