Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 31 March 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Ala’suinu

First of 45 new haulers arrive for Durban Container Terminals
In Conversation: I’ve captained ships into tight ports like Baltimore, and this is how captains like me work with harbor pilots to avoid deadly collisions
WHARF TALK: Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanker – CLAUDE
Tropical Cyclone Gamane threatens Madagascar and Mozambique
Aftermath of Baltimore Bridge collision
Baltimore Bridge disaster: Significant impact on local port and economy
TFR has best performance of the year on North (Richards Bay) Corridor
WHARF TALK: MR2 class Product Tanker – STI MILWAUKEE
Over 100 dumpers and payloaders arrive to beef up Richards Bay MPT performance
The Baltimore Bridge collapse – Civil Engineer’s comment
Baltimore Bridge collapse: potential for significant supply chain disruption
BREAKING NEWS: Ship strikes Baltimore bridge, major collapse
French Navy seizes over 10 tons of cocaine from Gulf of Guinea fishing vessel
WHARF TALK: polar expeditionary passenger vessel – SH VEGA
Maritime net-zero framework: IMO agrees possible outline
India, Mozambique, Tanzania joint maritime exercise IMT Trilat underway
US–India joint CG ops – Andaman and Nicobar Islands
SA Port Statistics for February 2024
WHARF TALK: short sea Ro-Pax ferry – ALA’SUINU
Ship and port scheduling advisories
Richards Bay port to become key hub for energy trade
CMA CGM upgrades service between Jeddah and North Red Sea
Poland becomes 42nd member of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)
UNCTAD’s Global Trade Update: Encouraging signs
Quissanga and Quirimba Island retaken by Mozambique armed forces
SAMSA receives reports of oiled Cape Gannets on Bird Island

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 23 March 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Port of Dar es Salaam

Durban Container Terminal Pier 2 Recovery will take another 3-5 months
WHARF TALK: MR2 products tanker – ZEZE START
Exercise Ibsamar 2024 looks likely later this year
Pirates move Abdullah into Somali territorial waters to avoid rescue attempt
New Indian Navy survey vessel INS Sandhayak
Xeneta Update: How low will spot rates go from Far East into Europe?
WHARF TALK: cable laying ship – ISAAC NEWTON
Port of Namibe staff to receive training in Germany
Funcionários do Porto do Namibe receberão formação na Alemanha
Be my witness: Taiwanese container ship takes out four ship-to-shore cranes
Air Cargo Digitalization Leadership Charter: First Signatories per IATA
WHARF TALK: cable laying vessel – ENDEAVOUR
Ports Regulator of South Africa and B-BBEE Commission Sign MOU
Xeneta Update: Mexico amid ongoing US trade war
In Conversation: Undersea cables for Africa’s internet retrace history and leave digital gaps as they connect continents
Introduction of third-party access to Transnet’s rail network a step closer
WHARF TALK: small gearless bulk carrier – ELECTRAMAR
Pirated ship Ruen and crew freed by Indian Navy
NATO Exercise Dynamic Manta: Mediterranean showcase
GEFO chemical tanker Tosca is a certified industry pioneer
APM Container Freight Station commissioned in Onne, Nigeria
IMO and Madagascar: Duties and obligations of a Flag State
Drama in South Atlantic as yacht sinks, sailors rescued

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 February 2024

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines for the period between 18 and 24 February 2024

FIRST VIEW:   ITAL USODIMARE

Red-letter day as mv Mpungu is launched into Lake Victoria
Cape Town Container Terminal has 43% improvement in weekly truck volumes
Moroccan ports prepare for climate change impact
Central Region ports recovery plan in full swing
Durban port productivity and Mauritius cyclone threat force port omissions
Cyclone warning for Mauritius and Reunion
WHARF TALK: Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) – HANG JUN 4017
Tug SVITZER SANTO NIÑO (IMO 9965904) on delivery voyage to Cape Town
Transnet Port Terminals launches programme to boost technical capacity
Lest We Forget. SS Mendi 21 February 1917
Livestock carrier raises a huge stink in Cape Town
EU launches Eunavfor Aspides to safeguard freedom of Red Sea navigation
WHARF TALK: livestock carrier – AL KUWAIT
Loadshedding and logistics constraints, increase cost of doing business in South Africa – Kumba
Houthi’s score a success, force crew to abandon their damaged ship Rubymar
CMA CGM orders 3 Kalmar straddle carriers for SAMR, Port Réunion
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose offshore field support vessel – SKANDI SEVEN
Trade News: Weathernews launches “Berth Waiting Forecast” service
Shipping industry calls for release of Galaxy Leader crew
Smell in the City – livestock carrier to blame
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for January 2024
Islamist terrorists occupy fishing town of Quissanga near Pemba
WHARF TALK: MR1 chemical and product tanker – MARITIME TUNTIGA
Ukraine sinks Russian landing ship Caesar Kunikov in Black Sea
Maputo port intends investing further in rail transport
O porto de Maputo pretende investir mais no transporte ferroviário
IMO: Tanzania – Enhancing maritime security
Germany sends frigate Hessen to join EU mission in Red Sea
Houthi missile strikes a laden crude oil tanker Pollux with Russian oil for India
Boskalis acquisition of ALP receives approval

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 29 March 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: YUAN WANG 7
Help on the way: USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy deployed on us East & West Coasts
Cruise and ship port movements due to COVID-19
SA port terminals closed except for selected services
Liebherr to supply RTG cranes for DP World Berbera terminal
Is this the end for SAA as it suspends all domestic flights?
Port of Beira tightens up on COVID-19 counter-measures
Piracy: Second ship approached by suspicious craft near Agbami Terminal
Pirates attack Greek bulker mv SCARABE IMO 9712967 off Brass, Nigeria
COVID-19: Transport keeps us going
Jihadists attack northern Mozambique town of Quissanga, second in 48 hours
Coronavirus: Actions and measures in North Sea Port**
Shifting Realities: How the Covid-19 crisis will impact the maritime threat picture
Table Bay NSRI called to evacuate seafarer from bulk carrier
NSPCA expresses dismay at fate of 70,000 sheep at sea
Jihadist terrorists attack & seize Mocimboa da Praia by land and sea
Truck driver killed by crane at Cape Town Container Terminal
Nigerian Navy tasked with tracking ships calling in Nigeria
COVID-19: West African borders slam shut
Opening up the Northern Sea Route: Fast L-Band satellite network speed
The Supplier’s Supplier – the weakest links in the Supply Chain
WACT receives first direct container service into East Nigeria
MSC ship attacked by pirates west of Port Libreville, seven crew abducted
“Coronavirus ‘war’ demands joint action”
Sailors’ Society SA & Apostleship of the Sea introduce virtual seafarer support
Update on local cruise ships situation
COVID-19 IMO SG briefing
Cruise ships wrap up Southern African calls, yet others en route

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