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 11 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 5 August 2019

Here are the news headlines:

Front Page: NILEDUTCH ANTWERPEN
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
Drama-filled NSRI rescue of four seafarers injured by huge wave
Construction of Ghanaian Port of Takoradi Multi-Purpose Terminal begins
AfDB to help finance phase 1 of Ethiopia-Djibouti road corridor
Kenya government backtracks on SGR directive
Intelsat 39 is successfully launched
Semi-submersible rig Deepsea Yantai arrives in Mossel Bay
NSRI Durban called to evacuate patient from tanker in medical emergency
AfDB makes AU grant of US$4.8 million for AfCFTA
Inmarsat’s successful trials with KOTUG International for Asia Pacific region
Tullow Oil moves in on the Comoros Islands
Walvis Bay new container terminal opens
Trade partnerships must be aligned to the AfCFTA: Patel
French icebreaker patrol ship L’Astrolabe visiting Durban
Female learners ‘dive in’ to maritime working world
Indian Register of Shipping receives RO authorisation from Cyprus
SA participating in AGOA Forum
AAL to migrate to low sulphur oil for its fleet
FREXIT or the view of BREXIT and freight
Djibouti Govt continues to challenge int’l law, says DP World
(UK) Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) Annual Report 2018
Ghana to build new Western region naval & military base at Edzinlibo
SAS Drakensberg heading for Mozambique on relief duties

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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

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC SAVANNAH
Yesterday was the international Day of the Seafarer
SAIMI opens national headquarters in Nelson Mandela Bay
CMA CGM upgrade for ASEA KENYA service
Unusual ‘rescue’ call for NSRI Hout Bay and Kommetjie
First vessel for Mozambique’s ‘Port’ of Mocimboa da Praia
OSM launches mental health campaign to safeguard 11,000 seafarers
Watch those bollards
Human element is part of the maritime cyber problem
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BW YANGTZE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

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

Here are the latest News Headlines:

First View : LIBRA
DP World boss, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem visits West Africa
Port Sudan workers repeat their rejection of privatisation 
Angola’s growth depends on its oil – EIU
Record crop approaches for South African citrus
Start to be made in 2018 on Senegal’s Port du Futur
Tanzania prepares to launch phase two of standard gauge railway
PRESS RELEASE: Conference to explore maritime training for “Generation Alpha”
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Pics of the Day : SALDANHA BAY

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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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