Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15-16 April 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:


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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