Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 18 September 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  BAHRI ABHA

WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for the month of August 2021 are now available
WHARF TALK: product of a famous tradition – NORTHERN DEFENDER
Bolloré Logistics China handles six jack-up barges for Central West Africa
Hapag-Lloyd opens its own representation in Morocco
The UK DfT Maritime successes 2019-2021
TNPA pulls out of developing Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal
Hapag-Lloyd introduces worldwide electronic Bills of Lading
WHARF TALK: Twin visitor to Cape Town: MUTRIBA
The Royal Navy outlines future vision
More gunboats, please!
Google and project44 partner to provide clients with better, real-time visibility into their supply chains
WHARF TALK: Maersk SAECS service container ship SANTA CRUZ
UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050
Maersk boss calls for date to end oil-fueled ships
Transnet pilot boat Petrel back in service at port of Cape Town
AIRFREIGHT: WHO logistics hub airlifts its largest single shipment of humanitarian cargo to Ethiopia
Port Window: Durban Port Bulletin report
Port Window: Port of Durban Volume & Vessel Call Performance
WHARF TALK: KOTC’s MR2 tanker AL ADAILIAH
Angola launches international tender for Lobito Corridor concession
The International Bargaining Forum concludes negotiations: Seafarers’ Covid sacrifice recognised
Global shipping removes Kenya from piracy Red List
MSC container ship MSC Katrina in difficulty off Cape South Coast
WHARF TALK: One of an own-fleet of good looking, multi-purpose vessels – RED CEDAR
ASYCUDA at 40: Keeping international trade flowing
Zambia seizes 200 trucks from Tanzania – report
Scanners to be deployed at Nigeria’s at Apapa, Tin Can and Onne ports
Shipborne SeaQ Energy Storage System in platform supply vessels
Namport explains report of container collapse in harbour
CMA CGM freezes spot freight rate increases until end January 2022
Montfort Group acquires Matola oil tanking terminal

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 May 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page:  FOREVER HARMONY

WHARF TALK: Chartered container ship Cypress flies the CMA CGM flag
Lekki port developers receive first installment of the loan facility to build the port
CAPE, an appropriate name for a ship calling at the Tavern of the Seas
TAZARA faces shortfall in freight carried for 2021/22
Scary moment on Lake Nyasa as mv Mbeya II is grounded by huge waves
UPDATE on quarantined ship Eaubonne in Durban harbour
Port of Douala terminal orders two Konecranes Gottwald Mobile harbour cranes
WHARF TALK: MSC Gabriella: Bet you didn’t know this
Update on Mozambique’s Palma in the aftermath of the March attack, Part 3
MSC Seaside returns to cruising with new Mediterranean destinations
Call for second Suez Canal channel to avoid another Ever Given
More Transnet Freight Rail cable theft arrests
Update on Mozambique’s Palma in the aftermath of the March attack, Part 2
WHARF TALK: Unicorn tanker named SC Draco calls at Cape Town
SAMSA appoints new acting senior managers
Bolloré Transport & Logistics alongside UNICEF in fight against malaria
Ship placed under quarantine in Durban in fear of Coronavirus
Update on Mozambique’s Palma in the aftermath of the March attack
WHARF TALK: Chinese tanker Lian Gui Hu calls at Cape Town
IN CONVERSATION: Watching a coral reef die as climate change devastates one of the most pristine tropical island areas on Earth
Celebrating Fish for Good: Setting a course for sustainable fishing in South Africa
Höegh Autoliners launching Aurora class: largest & most environmentally-friendly car carrier
Bon Voyage……saying ‘Goodbye’ to saying Goodbye
Royal Navy News
WHARF TALK: Oryong No.373 in port for planned maintenance & serious repair
Royal Canadian Navy Ship HMCS Calgary seizes record drug haul
Demand for HSFO to remain until future fuels roll out on larger scale – BIMCO
WHARF TALK: Bittersweet as HORIZON sails on
At IMO a new series of webinars on oil spill preparedness and response
US cruising to re-start in mid-July subject to COVID vaccinations
Port of Lüderitz to use feeder vessel for transships to Handymax or Capesize vessels

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 January 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: VASILIY GOLOVNIN

Best of Defence Imagery (UK) 2020
The Brexit deal: Maritime professionals’ union Nautilus welcomes approval
Further update on the movements of Russian vessel Vasiliy Golovnin
Russian visitors in South & Southern African waters UPDATED
Two more ships attacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea
More States join call to designate seafarers as key workers – IMO
New shipping services announced for Europe – Middle east & Indian Sub-Continent via Red Sea call
Applause for security operation against cable & fuel theft
UK retailers and food manufacturers demand inquiry into port disruption
US donates equipment to Nigerian Navy to help combat piracy
Piracy: Yet another ship attacked, 8 crew abducted
Pirates strike at two ships in Gulf of Guinea — MT New Ranger
Pirates attack Cameroon-registered Cap Saint Georges, 5 crew kidnapped
WHARF TALK: SAECS Service updates
IMO at work around Africa
Russian naval base planned for Sudan
IN CONVERSATION: Arctic Ocean: climate change is flooding the remote north with light – and new species
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for November 2020 are now available here
Transnet half-year results impacted by COVID-19, company remains ‘cautiously optimistic’
NATO in the Med:NATO trains in the E Med
WHARF TALK: Durban Port Bulletin News
WHARF TALK: Durban Volume & Vessel call performance
WHARF TALK: Cape Town port report

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 6 December 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: GH ZEPHYR

IN CONVERSATION: Toxic waste dumping in the Gulf of Guinea amounts to environmental racism
Reflecting on Port of Durban Decongestion Task Team Initiatives
The 2020 ESPO Environmental Report
IN CONVERSATION: Slavers in the family: what a castle in Accra reveals about Ghana’s history
The Maldivian Coast Guard vessel MNDF CGS Huravee on completion of her refit in an Indian naval dockyard
Malawi warned against getting involved with Mozambique insurgency
UN Resolution calls for seafarer key worker designation and implementation of crew change protocols
TransNamib in process of acquiring 33 diesel-electric locomotives
US Navy to decommission fire-damaged USS Bonhomme Richard
COMESA grants Kenya further two-year extension to limitation of sugar imports
Meridian adds extra scanner at Tema terminal gate for added security
MSC plans on reintroducing two ships in SA for 2021/22 cruise season
HMS Dragon returns home from Black Sea and E Med
Tema port ranked the largest in West and Central Africa
BREXIT, the end is near
KZN premier appeals for road freight resolution as police ask army to step in
TRADE NEWS: Castor Marine takes over SeaVsat assets
WHARF TALK: Durban Port Bulletin News
WHARF TALK: Durban Volume and Vessel Call Performance
SAMSA to probe fatal capsizing of fishing boat of West Coast
Piracy: Another tanker Agisilaos boarded in Gulf of Guinea
Calling boat and yacht owners worldwide
SA Ports Regulator’s decision on Port Tariffs
WHARF TALK: Snippets of news from the port of Cape Town
Navy’s former strike craft, SAS Galeshewe, decommissioned
Second hydrographic survey boat for Project Hotel completed
WHARF TALK: Transnet Pipelines provides update on uMbilo River crude oil clean-up
Seafarers Delivering Christmas Campaign 2020
WHARF TALK: Transnet Port Terminals warns of scams
Royal Navy aid in Honduras waters

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 18 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: HMS WESTMINSTER BERTHS IN LONDON
MSC AINO named in Durban Harbour: exciting SA job creation venture announced
Detention of Grace 1. The end of a saga, or is it?
Coega creates 120,000 jobs, says CDC
New Walvis Bay Container Terminal to be commissioned Saturday 24 August
Indian Register of Shipping forges Indian Coast Guard training partnership
Damen Shipyards Cape Town joins WISTA
Collision between USS John S McCain and Alnic MC: NTSB Findings
Pipelay and accommodation vessel Jascon 30 docks in CT for refurbs
23,756-TEU MSC Gulsun videos of first voyage to Europe
Lamu New Port Update: First berth complete & ready for business
Mozambique to concession another five national roads to private operators
SAIMI sets new initiative to grow South Africa’s maritime culture
Douala Autonomous Port planning a second container terminal
Maersk includes vessel calls at Kribi in Cameroon
Cameroon think tank rates Kribi port over regional competitors
Anadarko takeover concluded: Total to be new operator of Rovuma Basin
Another Royal Navy frigate HMS Kent heads for Gulf escort duties
STERNPOST: Another view from London
Bonus for port of Lüderitz as 520 tonnes of manganese arrives by rail
Kenyan truckers faced with container embargo turn to specialised cargo
Trends: Remote surveys inspecting ships
US$432 million investment arranged for Owendo port in Libreville, Gabon
Celebrating the fourth anniversary of the New Suez Canal Inauguration
Durban News: NSRI & Air Force evacuate patient from tanker: SAS Drakensberg returns
UK Trade Secretary announces Freeports Advisory Panel
Jotun signs 42 vessel HPS contract with Wallenius Wilhelmsen
South Africa can become one of the world’s maritime centres of excellence, says SAMSA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Cover: ANDALUCIA STAR
HMS Montrose escorts two ships through Strait of Hormuz
DG aims at putting PRASA back on track
In these waters 1: West Africa. US Navy chief visits Ghana; the Ghana Navy at 60
In these waters 2: US Fifth Fleet operations NW Indian Ocean
Cameroon Port of Douala takes delivery of IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger
Cheap to operate electronic device brought down Iranian drone
British LPG tanker escorted safely through Strait of Hormuz
CMF naval forces working together to counter piracy
Welcome the Whales Festival for Ilha de Moçambique this weekend
Green light for East London’s Latimer’s Landing redevelopment
AMSOL becomes a finalist in 2019 Gender Mainstreaming Awards
SAIMI and FADI empower subsistence fishers
Damen delivers another two FCS 3307 patrol boats to Nigeria
Trade & Industry Minister Patel meets with Business Leadership
Britain’s response to Iran’s seizure of tanker Stena Impero
TPT inland terminal performs with over 100,000 tonnes of export chrome
Grindrod recovers 20 locomotives from Sierra Leone
Vesconite opens new office in New Zealand
Annual Sea Sunday service in Port of Durban on 28 July
Eni commences the fitting out ofits Mozambique-bound FNLG, Coral Sul
Operation ATALANTA: EU NAVFOR welcomes ESPS CANARIAS
Rovos Rail opening up cross Africa rail travel Dar to Lobito
Seadrill’s West Gemini drillship to operate ultra-deep off West Africa
Deepsea Stavanger to return for more drilling off SA’s southern Cape coast
UK-flag tanker STENA IMPERO seized by Iran – UPDATED: Iran confirms seizure, flies Iranian flag in defiance 

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : ISLAND VIEW AND BOW RIYAD
Ship movements back to normal at Ports of Richards Bay and Durban
Kenya Ports Authority MD is suspended, then reinstated by court order
SAIMI appoints Soraya Artman as Director of Operations
CMA CGM has commenced embedding artificial intelligence on board its ships
K Line introduces new generation VLCC and Aframax tankers with no bulbous bow
MSC Seaview delivered to MSC Cruises
Royal Navy western Mediterranean rescue
Wilhelmsen Ships Service lifts off with Airbus drone delivery
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CONTI COURAGE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : CRYSTAL SYMPHONY
Project Hotel new navy hydrographic survey ship contract awarded
Sudden spate of pirate attacks in Gulf of Guinea
Hapag-Lloyd starts new service to East African ports from April
Mozambique fishing ports go under indirect state management
PIL, PSA and IBM collaborate on blockchain-based supply chain business network
MOL turns to restructuring its business
Famous Corinth Canal closed by rockfall
HMS Queen Elizabeth completes exercises with helicopters-provides amphibious warfare cover
Bureau Veritas launches world-wide e-certification
OSM looks to boost Mozambique maritime education
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BOW FAITH

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

First View : TWO CRUISE SHIPS IN ALGOA BAY
Port Statistics for December 2017 are now available
Ngqura Manganese Terminal delayed until October 2023
Oiltanking has new liquid bulk storage terminal at Matola (Maputo)
Kenya’s standard gauge railway (SGR) opens to freight traffic
US Commerce Department hits SA steel exports with heavy anti-dumping duties
FEATURE: Africa could learn from Asia’s success with logistics corridors
INTERNATIONAL: Latest expansion begins at Port of Felixstowe
INTERNATIONAL: The Royal Navy was busy over Christmas
PRESS RELEASE: DRC: Implementation of a “Port Tax” surcharge
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : I saw three ships come sailing by

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BALTIC LADY
Consortium to deepen the Congo River
Rumours prove correct – COSCO to buy OOCL
South Africa signs Tripartite Free Trade Area agreement
Interest shown in private redevelopment of Port of Banjul
Strike action looms over Nigerian ports
Royal Navy photographers recognised for perfection
12 Trains a week make the journey between China and Germany
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : STOLT ZULU

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