Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 23 January 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  MSC EYRA

Mauritius waters: Wakashio wreck removal: Team completes offshore operations
WHARF TALK: anchor handling tug – BOKA GLACIER
Africa becoming patrol boat country
Morocco Belt & Road deal opens Chinese gateway to Mediterranean
IN CONVERSATION: Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks
Revised version of ‘Shipping Industry Guidance on Pilot Transfer Arrangements’ is released
Work commences on construction of the new port of Ndayane, Senegal
WHARF TALK: seismic survey vessel – BGP PIONEER
Benin to digitise and safeguard its coastline
Port of Pemba to handle Mozambican graphite exports
IN CONVERSATION: Protected marine areas should serve nature and people: a review of South Africa’s efforts
NAVAL NEWS: Chinese & Russian Navy ships enter Indian Ocean
NAVAL NEWS: French Navy ship Champlain arrives in port of Durban
New multi-purpose ship loader installed at Richards Bay Bulk Terminal
WHARF TALK: bluff-bowed – KK MARLIN
Mombasa’s new salvage & harbour tug is delivered: Also three new STS cranes
IN CONVERSATION:  Ocean heat is at record levels, with major consequences
Hunger crisis in Horn of Africa: FAO launches $138 million plan
Wilhelmsen takes majority stake in Ahrenkiel Tankers
Poor King Coal, falling demand and little sympathy
WHARF TALK: Cape Town only visitor – CSCL AFRICA
CMA CGM reshuffles its Mozambique service to Asia
FLNG Coral Sul arrives on station off northern Mozambique. Flotel CSS Temis secured
Mombasa’s new Kipevu Oil Jetty nears completion
IN CONVERSATION:  State capture report chronicles extent of corruption in South Africa.  But will action follow”?
Sandock Austral Shipyards reaches agreement with leading tug designer Robert Allan Ltd
TPT reports recovery at Richards Bay Bulk Terminal following October’s conveyor fires
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for December 2021
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose offshore vessel – BOKA PEGASUS
Nigeria’s ports: IMO supports electronic data exchange
MSC has exclusivity on bid to acquire Bolloré Africa Logistics
Dachser – Freight and cargo insurance – a neglected safety net
Bolloré Ports’ Congo Terminal tops one million TEU
A new daily rail service from the Port of Felixstowe
MSC Orchestra resumes cruising in SA waters
Toxic cargo from NS Qingdao being dumped out at sea off West Coast
IN CONVERSATION: South African movie dives into the complexity of poaching
Three small South African marine surveillance satellites blast into space on board SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 September 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   ORIENTAL APOERA

Berbera port ready to compete with Djibouti but what effect will the Ethiopian war have?
WHARF TALK: Is she, or isnt she? – SAE IN LEADER
Grindrod Shipping announces closing of IVS Bulk Acquisition; IVS Pinehurst charter extension & share repurchases
NIMASA D-G says decline in piracy could end War Risk Insurance in Gulf of Guinea
Fishermen threaten Onne seaport operations over insecurity in Bonny waterways
Protests close Libyan ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf
Transnet and SIU granted a Preservation Order against CRRC E-Loco Supply
Nautical Institute Anniversary Webinar today, Friday and Saturday
WHARF TALK: a ship from another age – TOKACHI FROST
Whereabouts of Cape Town pilot launch
Namport looks to the future via education
East Africa: Truckers resume transporting cargo into South Sudan
CMA CGM resumes Reunion call with MIDAS 2 service
Nautical Institute Anniversary Webinar this week
Cheryl Carolus appointed as chairperson-designate of the Grindrod Limited board
WHARF TALK: chemical parcel tanker – BOCHEM OSLO
Durban’s Prince Edward Graving dock fire system upgraded
Italian frigate Antonio Marceglia heads out to West Africa on piracy patrol
DP World banks on Northern Sea Route vision: cooperates with FESCO at Vladivostok
PIRACY: Seafarer reported abducted from vessel off Libreville
Ghana bringing new maritime bill to jail convicted pirates
Aviation: SAA set for take-off
Government announces Timeframes for Fishing Rights Allocation Process
Hidden debts trial: Mozambique’s own corruption trial
Tanzanian port upgrades paying off
WHARF TALK: Maiden voyage for harbour tug BIO GUERRA
Australian-first Covid vaccinations for international seafarers: Application in Queensland
China opens first road-rail transport link to Indian Ocean
What’s happening in the world of ships and shipping?
USCG East Caribbean drugs bust
New Egyptian railway to link Red Sea and Mediterranean

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 22 August 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   DUNCAN ISLAND

IN CONVERSATION: Three things you should know about mosquitoes
WHARF TALK: Unusual and unexpected – COMBI DOCK 1
UECC’s second LNG battery hybrid car carrier – on the water
Maersk secures new e-methanol facility to provide green fuel for container ship
Mozambique: Rwanda confirms it will guard gas zone
New collaboration on satellite-based VDES: Sierra Leone aims for maritime digitalisation
WHARF TALK: MR2 tanker arrives in Cape Town – KAIFAN
Two container ships make their maiden calls at Port of Walvis Bay
Western Indian Ocean no longer seen as a high risk area for piracy
Agility sells its Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) business to DSV Panalpina
IATA and UNCTAD e-commerce accord
IN CONVERSATION: We examined 20 years of US-Kenya trade: Some lessons for Africa
WHARF TALK: number ten – FEGULUS
IMO 2000: Sierra Leone introduces penalties for non-compliant fuel
IN CONVERSATION: The coal price has skyrocketed in 2021 – what does it mean for net zero?
SAA begins rebuilding its fleet with two Airbus A320s
Master Plan calls for R100 billion investments into expanding Port of Durban
WHARF TALK: Vintage MSC ship still going strong – MSC ADELE
Mozambique Cabo Delgado Update, part 1
Mozambique Cabo Delgado Update, part 2
Stella Maris: Life at Sea Report 2020 – a world in lockdown
VIEWPOINT: The ongoing challenge of Covid in the ports
WHARF TALK: First South African call for LR1 tanker DIYYINAH 1
Citrus Exports: Less trucks arrive permitting Durban and Eastern Cape ports to decongest
Richards Bay unplanned power outage impacts rail operations
WHARF TALK: Maiden visit to Durban and Cape Town – SCHWYZ
Australia’s carbon capture and utilisation opportunity
Naval Exercise Cutlass Express concludes off East African coast
IMO supports Djibouti to prevent pollution from ships
Fire on livestock carrier Elbeik off coast of Spain
Sri Lanka Ports Authority at 42

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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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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MSC POSITANO
South Africa’s Medium Term Budget — tough times ahead
A statement from the Secretary-General of IMO
UNCTAD Seaborne trade 2017
Greenpeace’s Esperanza joins campaign to save Congo Basin forest
Algerian Navy takes delivery of sail training ship El-Mellah
NSRI Mossel Bay involved in medivac of ill man frm SA Agulhas
Norwegian Jewel to spend 2018/2019 season in Australia & New Zealand
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : TINA

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