Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 24-25 February 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: DA XIN

Upgrade for the Ngqura Container Terminal
Port is what we do – Hamburg port authority video
Kuehne+Nagel acquires Chinese logistics provider Apex
ICAO and WCO issue joint calls Vaccine supply chain priorities
WHARF TALK: Durban shipping movements today
WHARF TALK: Cape Town commercial shipping movements
Russia’s Red Sea plans amidst rising militarisation
WHARF TALK: SAECS scheduled delays, southbound Cape Town calls omitted
MSC’s new direct service between India and West Africa
Rehabilitation of Beira-Zimbabwe railway back underway
Bolloré Transport & Logistics receives AEO regional recertification in East Africa
Arrivederci, South Africa – MSC Orchestra sails for Europe
WHARF TALK: Durban & Santos, a tale of two ports
Transnet prioritises capacity improvements to Richards Bay coal line
UK’s Freeport East Hydrogen Hub will boost decarbonisation agenda
Global Shippers Council fed up with chaotic shipping market
WW announces plans for first full-scale wind powered RoRo ship
NSRI rescue reports & a warning to stay clear of the Bos 400 wreck
WHARF TALK: State of the Port of Durban
WHARF TALK: Port of Durban Volume & Vessel Call Performance
WHARF TALK: Cape Town Ship Movements
Merchant Shipping Bill 2020: a work in progress
The RAF transports Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine to Ascension
SA looks to Asian markets to revive economic growth
UK to lead the way in training for autonomous shipping
Namport makes social investment to Namibian secondary school
WHARF TALK: Djibouti set to provide floating bunker operations
 US Navy ship Herschel ‘Woody’ Williams arrives in Cape Town

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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 1 December 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: TURANDOT and TAIPAN
Transnet says traffic crisis in Bayhead is over
DB Schenker commits to Africa, joins the Pan-Africa Mobility Alliance
AfDB approves US$400 million loan for natural gas project in Mozambique
DP World Sokhna $520 million port expansion nears completion
Obituary: Professor David Last 1940-2019
Beira fishing port to be privately managed
Port of Pemba granted ISPS Code status by IMO
Vale cuts back on Mozambique thermal coal, focuses on metallurgical
Berbera Port Container Terminal to receive US$269 million upgrade injection
First a blockade, then a boycott of Durban Harbour
ALERT: Gridlock surrounds Durban port south
Port Congestion mess: What is going on?
In these waters: The US Navy at work
Livestock Carrier Queen Hind capsizes, over 14,000 sheep drown
Trinity House appoints new Secretary to the Corporation
Richards Bay South Africa’s most secure port
South African among crew on pirated supply vessel Pacific Warden off Equatorial Guinea
Russian, Chinese and SA navies gather at Cape Town for Exercise Mosi
Stand by for COP 25
Malaysia the latest nation to ban open-loop scrubbers
Namibian rail upgrade on track as 2nd shipment of rails arrives in Walvis Bay
Maritime UK sector sets out priorities for next government
Cape Town Cruise Terminal passengers exceed 266,000 arrivals since 2015
Stand up for Shipping: A four-point plan for the UK’s 2019 General Election
The Swedish Club points bridge crew in the right direction: Publication of Navigational Claims
NSPCA brings charges against those involved in export of 57,000 sheep from East London
Regional Collaboration Centre Established in Dubai
Investment conference showed confidence in SA economy — Mthembu
Transnet secures 10-Year coal deal with Ledjadja

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 13 October 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: POOLGRACHT
Mystery surrounds the explosions on the Iranian tanker Sabiti
South African company buys Odfjell’s products tanker Bow Cecil
Samsung wins order to build six 23,764 TEU container ships for Evergreen
CMA CGM Rate announces rate restorations & FAK rate increases
Mozambican security forces kill nine insurgents near Mocimboa da Praia
Mombasa truckers in strong protest over losses to SGR
The UK’s Brexit No-Deal Readiness Report
CMA CGM announces launch of Guinea Gulf Express
Tanzania Ports Authority targets 6 per cent increase in harbour revenues
Russia-Africa forum lays ground to strengthen ties
SA seafarer missing after tug Bourbon Rhode sinks during Hurricane Lorenzo
One year later we’re still waiting for news of the Richards Bay floating dock
Rail cargo via the Port of Walvis Bay on the increase
Massive investment in LNG production for Mozambique
Namport STS crane operators graduate
World’s first hydrogen-powered seagoing vessel docks in London
Chinese-built cruise ship Greg Mortimer calls at Cape Town
Sentinel over The Netherlands
SA Navy to hold naval exercises with Russian & Chinese navies
Game on! Commonwealth steps up battle on climate change
CMF demonstrates full range of counter piracy capabilities
US$49.8M contract award to support US Littoral Combat Ship programme
French ship FS Nivose makes major drugs bust in Arabian Sea
Choccies for safety: Ngqura achieves one million hours of safety
Botswana Dry Port expands its services
Maritime Heritage Institute hosts conference on maritime heritage ecosystem
ClassNK grants AIP to Wind Challenger Project
NSRI in vain attempt to medivac seriously ill tanker seafarer

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 September 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MSC QINGDAO
Mozambique cabinet ratifies agreement with Russian Navy on easy entry to Moz ports
Zambia issues urgent travel alert to Zambian truck drivers travelling in SA
South Africa, Deadly Attacks on Foreign Truck Drivers: Nationwide Xenophobic Harassment Campaign
Eni reports significant gas and condensates strike onshore Niger Delta
SA places climate change under the spotlight at TICAD
Terrorism returns to northern Mozambique with five beheadings
New floating wave attenuator in Walvis Bay
Another ferry tragedy, this time in Cameroon waters
IMO SG in Greenland
Africa the next growth frontier, Ramaphosa tells Japanese investors
Amazon wild fires: August 2019
President Ramaphosa urges G7 economies to partner with Africa
A textbook evacuation: Two men escape fishing vessel fire
Qatar announces plans to develop the Somalia port of Hobyo
KV Svalbard First ABB Azipod®-propelled vessel reaches North Pole
Strong half-year results for DP World, Africa features
SAMSA hosts S-E Asia Convention for Fishermen’s working conditions
Websites to watch: Continuing an occasional series
Oyo discovery a game changer for Congo and the continent
Guidelines and Recommendations for River Information Services (RIS)
Ramaphosa says AfCFTA will release continent’s economic potential
Port of Mossel Bay hosts workshop for women SMMEs
French shipping line announces GRR from Asia to East, South, West Africa & Indian Ocean
The supply and use of 0.50%-sulphur marine fuel
Durban Maritime Museum tug JR More joins minesweeper SAS Durban at ship repair yard
CMA CGM decides not to use the Northern Arctic route
Grindrod six-months interim results reflect refocus on trade corridors

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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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Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Tuesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : HÖEGH COPENHAGEN
Over 2000 boat people saved off Libyan coast
Ship repair company EBH Namibia completes 5-tug Svitzer Soyo contract on time
P&O Ports wins concession to run Puntland’s Bosasso port
Regional program to promote security in East, Southern & Indian Ocean
Expansion of Walvis port now a priority
Royal Navy escorts Russian warships through English Channel
PRESS RELEASE: GAC helps facilitate maiden port call for LNG carrier
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC ZEBRA

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : KOTA LEGIT
TPT takes out seven multipurpose depot licences
Somali pirate enigma: 2nd vessel released by pirates
Mozambique air crash claims lives of top Cornelder people
Bolloré transports 121,000 tonnes of cocoa from Ivory Coast in February
Russian naval ships visit Walvis Bay for first time
NATO’s Exercise Dynamic Manta concluded
PRESS RELEASES: Maersk lifts lid on digital disruption
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SAGA NAVIGATOR

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Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

First View : RFS DUBNA
Shipping around the coast – news of arrivals and sailings
Somali pirates learn a costly lesson with Aris 13
Nigeria’s Homeland orders additional patrol vessel from Damen
Lake Victoria maritime infrastructure to be improved
Total’s Moho Nord field offshore Pointe Noire is underway
PRESS RELEASE: South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea joint oil & gas project
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : AKADEMIK TRYOSHNIKOV

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