Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15-16 April 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page:   HÖEGH TROTTER

President welcomes progress made on reducing Durban port congestion
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for March 2021 are now available here
WHARF TALK: STS Texas City shows off her scrubber equipment
IMO Council set to expand under approved amendments
IN CONVERSATION: Floating solar farms could cool down lakes threatened by cliamte change
President Ramaphosa to revisit Port of Durban on Thursday for oversight
WHARF TALK: Tales of the Vienna Wood N
Hapag-Lloyd improves Dakar Express service to a weekly frequency
Metro and SA Police Officers nabbed for truck highjacking
Agility Opens New Logistics Park in Maputo, Mozambique
WHARF TALK: MSC Branka – Cape Town’s delayed caller
DNV instructs safety management auditors to address seafarer health, work & living conditions
Special Economic Zones continue to perform well
IMO Ship-Port Interface Guide
Post Suez onslaught as ships begin arriving at ports
MSC diverts container ship to bring empty reefer boxes for citrus exports
CMA CGM Jacques Saade sets new container record with 21,433 TEUs
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Helm Operations and ShipTracks launch new harbour automation tools
Kenyan Port Lamu to go operational in June
SA must forge a new economy in a global reality – Ramaphosa
WHARF TALK: Some ship movements on Durban Bay
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, KG KT GCVO GBE
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SAMSA & UKZN to study COVID-19 pandemic impact on South African seafarers
New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook
WHARF TALK: Hector N, regular caller at South African ports
Opinion Piece: Africa’s Growth and the potential of the Blue Economy

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 19 July 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: CANAL STREET
BOOK REVIEW: Battle in the Baltic
Four Holland America ships sold: Fred Olsen buys Amsterdam & Rotterdam
East African integration is alive – even though leaders haven’t been united over COVID-19
Hapag-Lloyd launches new China-East Africa service: China-Kenya-Express
Davies Turner’s Express China–Europe rail freight service
Containers go overboard from MSC Palak in Algoa Bay
Ngqura port handles 15,000-teu container ship, MSC Orion
Coega a driving force behind multi-billion-rand Tshwane auto city
Lebombo Border Port with Mozambique closed due to COVID-19
Mozambique cabotage programme sets sail with Greta
DP World introduces innovative 11-high container stacking at Jebel Ali/li>
Crew kidnappings surge in seas off West Africa, IMB reports
Storm batters South African coast, Cape ports closed to shipping
SA Port Statistics for the month of June 2020 are now available here
De Beers and the world’s largest diamond recovery vessel
Another large consignment of illegal logs seized in Mozambique
SAMSA Durban office remains closed due to COVID-19 concerns
New port development planned for Bonthe island in Sierra Leone
NSPCA versus livestock carrier High Court case postponed
South Africa eases regulations on shipping & seafarers
UK fosters new international commitment to improve seafarers’ rights
Joint statement of the international maritime virtual summit on crew changes
Royal Caribbean takes full control of Silversea Cruises
WHARF TALK: News & Views From Along the Coast
Two explosive-laden boats destroyed in Red Sea
Mental health awareness and wellbeing
Te Raukura, from a cold and wet Lyttelton Harbour
Singapore retains top spot as international shipping centre

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s headlines:

First View : MSC HIMANSHI
Boost for Seafarer Training
Another top award for Ghana’s Port Authority
Tanzania’s standard gauge railway to the hinterland gets underway
Indian Ocean Security: UK & India agree closer co-operation
Alphaliner: Major shipping lines in the red
Organised crime targets Rotterdam port workers
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : KOTA APL

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