Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 23 April 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   SILVER CLOUD

WHARF TALK: The Kama Saga – an update and a backdate
Food for thought: railway vandalism, looting and burning
CTF 150 Seizes $23 Million in Illegal Drugs in Indian Ocean
In Conversation: Antarctica’s heart of ice has skipped a beat. Time to take our medicine
Geopolitical tensions and ‘friendshoring’ may redefine global trade patterns, warns Xeneta
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for February 2023
WHARF TALK: New Nigerian Ports Authority tugs – MAI KOKO and DA-OPUKURO
ONE increases frequency for Africa, India, Middle East (AIM) service
CMA CGM in exclusive talks aimed at buying Bolloré SE’s logistics arm for Euro 5 billion
Great Antwerp, Grimaldi’s first new G5 class ro-ro multipurpose ship enters service
In Conversation: South Africa’s power outages could reach critical levels this winter – likely scenarios
Innovate and expand your market, Minister tells Maputo Port company
WHARF TALK: handyize bulk carrier – LILA PIRAEUS
IMO and Spanish e-learning – Oil pollution preparedness
La OMI y el aprendizaje electrónico en español: preparación para la contaminación por hidrocarburos
Angola to enforce rules of maritime and inland waterway navigation
Angola fará cumprir regras de navegação marítima e fluvial
Record increase in passenger ship calls at Walvis Bay
WHARF TALK: former Unicorn Handysize tanker BONITO
Transnet to rebuild its own audit capabilities
Dredging of Suez Canal nearing completion
SMART Ocean-SMART Industries (SO-SI): Ocean and climate data collection
Pirated tanker Success 9 located – crew all safe – UPDATE
BIMCO says record high container order book signals significant change
WHARF TALK: small passenger ship SILVER SHADOW
No new news of missing tanker Success 9 pirated in Gulf of Guinea
TNPA extends deadline for Richards Bay LNG Terminal proposals
50,000 Filipino jobs saved: EU on seafarer training certificates
ONE resumes its Eastern Cape Express reefer service from Port Elizabeth
India wants to work with Mozambique on rail, roads and bridges
Fishing vessel Olivia Marie on fire south of Cape Town, crew abandon ship

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 6 May 2022

Africa Ports & Ships maritimne news

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FIRST VIEW:  DAL KALAHARI

Durban Port’s Millennium Tower woes
WHARF TALK: Nigerian Navy latest ship – NNS KADA
Two new Greenland-based cargo ships for Royal Arctic Line
NPA granted R1 billion restraining order in Regiments assets over Transnet affair
Maersk reports record Q1 results
Backlog cleared at Cape Town Container Terminal – TPT
WHARF TALK: naval auxiliary vessel – FNS CHAMPLAIN
China pressurising Tanzania to restart Bagamoyo port project
Natal Corridor railway from Durban to Gauteng & Botswana out of service until 9 June
MOL builds one of the largest capacity green hydrogen plants in Europe
African Flag Registries Exploited by High-Risk Fishing Operators
WHARF TALK: surveillance patrol frigate – FNS NIVOSE F732
UN S-G Guterres in Senegal: ‘Triple crisis’ in Africa aggravated by war in Ukraine
Coal miners resort to road transport in place of railing to ports
IN CONVERSATION: Rising atmospheric CO2 may benefit maize crops: first experiment in African conditions
IMO and tackling aquatic invasive species
Durban’s Pier 1 Container Terminal handles record volumes
Russian oil to be pumped ashore at Saldanha?
WHARF TALK:  La Fayette class stealth frigate FNS COURBET
Ocean Network Express (ONE) adds new Mozambique, Middle East, India service
Paramount Maritime launches state-of-the-art high-speed, multi-purpose naval vessel
Six new Rubber Tyre Gantries (RTGs) arrive for Abidjan’s 2nd container terminal
ABB’s integrated ship operating system: Key DNV cyber security certification
Nor-Shipping looks to 2023 with confidence after success of “long-awaited” return
Xeneta container rates alert: Demand, disruption and deft carrier strategies fuel new highs for long-term ocean freight rates
IMO and the Ukraine: Actions to facilitate seafarer evacuation

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28 March 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page:  ATHINA

EVER GIVEN: Statement from IMO Secretary General Kitack
SUEZ CRISIS – Situation remains unchanged on Sunday morning
Prioritised vaccinations for aircrew and seafarers: ICAO joins UN call
Drama in Palma as jihadists overrun town
SUEZ CANAL REMAINS BLOCKED BY EVER GIVEN – May have to remove containers
Vaccination for Seafarers and Shipping Companies: A Practical Guide
REFLECTIONS: Pacific Legend, one of the world’s largest platform supply vessels
Norway gives go-ahead for the Stad Ship Tunnel
TRADE NEWS: ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
SA Navy’s new Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessel P1571 makes an appearance
MOZAMBIQUE INSURGENCY: Palma under attack, may have fallen
French Navy nabs ship off Gulf of Guinea smuggling drugs
Al SAFA: Cape Town’s other bunker tanker
SAIMI: Youth encouraged to dream big and dive in
A Tale of Two Tankers: Bow Sun & Victorious
UK Consultation into Polar Code begins
Giant Evergreen container ships Ever Given goes aground and blocks Suez Canal
Cape Acacia becomes latest and largest addition to the South African Register
James Fisher Subtech is launched, consolidates subsea offering
REFLECTIONS: Multipurpose offshore vessel Telford 30
HMS Montrose makes another drug strike in Arabian Sea
The ITF Seafarers’ Survey for March 2021
Snakes or Ladders: Boarding and Landing of Marine Pilots
REFLECTIONS: Mamola Serenity’s extended stay in Cape Town
WHARF TALK: Cape Town Ships Today
A message from IMO Secretary-General:
COVID-19 crew change crisis still a challenge
WHARF TALK: South Africa looks to Karpowerships for energy relief
NEW BOOKS: The Battle of the Atlantic
Danish frigate to head for Gulf of Guinea
Walvis Bay-bound train derails, travelling too fast, say reports
NSPCA says it is appalled at yet another livestock vessel causing animals to suffer
WTO Director-General concludes successful official visit to Nigeria

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 11 October 2020

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Front Page: KOTA SEMPENA

LATEST NEWS
Nobel Peace Prize goes to…. World Food Programme (WFP)
Djibouti begins transformation of historical port
MSC sees hydrogen & biofuels as key to future of shipping
FEATURE: The South African Navy Hydrographic Office (SANHO) 1922 TO 2020
Call on Malawi to make more use of Nacala & Beira ports
New head at Liberia Maritime Authority
Nigerian Federal Govt approves funding for Eastern Railway & new deepwater port at Bonny
Border snarl-ups over COVID-19 issues
South Africa making inroads with beneficiation and re-industrialisation
Nor-Shipping back on board with Mercy Ships
14 million tonnes of microplastics on seafloor: CSIRO estimate
Cyber hackers strike at IMO and CMA CGM
Nigeria to license all shipping within territorial waters
IAPH launches global ports questionnaire on electronic data exchange
Shipping giant Maersk ‘ships’ trainloads of cargo from Europe to China
President Buhari orders all ports to be linked to Nigerian Railway network
Synergy head calls on governments to heed plight of seafarers
Mercy Ships unveils Global Mercy, World’s Largest NGO Hospital Ship
Cameroon exports over 700 million cubic metres of timber despite ban
US Maritme Advisory: GPS interference
TNPA celebrates two decades of transforming maritime assets
Transaid Latest
VIDEO: Jumbo ship loads project cargo
Stern warning to Transnet by Citrus Growers’ chief
Maersk launches second cold store in South Africa
First 23,000-TEU, LNG-powered ship, CMA CGM Jacques Saade, enters service
Ship breaking planned for Port of Saldanha
ICS updates health guidance on Coronavirus to reflect latest knowledge

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 August 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: JOLLY QUARZO

What is ammonium nitrate, the chemical that exploded in Beirut?
Fugro delivers fully remote platform on UK continental shelf
Oh, Beira, Beira…Wherefore Art Thou, Beira?
Mozambique connection with port of Beirut blast
Grounded bulker Wakashio leaking fuel oil
The hidden face of the war in Cabo Delgado: Drug trafficking & illegal extraction of resources
Beirut harbour blast – over 130 killed, 4,000 wounded, 300,000 homeless
Statement on Lebanon
Ghana bans aged and damaged vehicle imports
MSC Beryl becomes deepest vessel to enter Ghanaian ports
Beirut Port Explosion
Nigeria gets serious over Deep Blue deliveries
Namport celebrates first anniversary of new container terminal
Second cruise ship comes a cropper with COVID-19
Vesconite wins over rubber propeller bearing
Wakashio grounding off Mauritius: salvage gets underway
Crew Change: Drastic measures needed
SA coal shipment sees Djibouti’s Tadjoura port return to service
Customs challenges in Guinea and Sub-Saharan Africa: WCO and Expertise France in technical workshop
Coastal service introduced linking Djibouti, Somalia, Somaliland & Puntland
Why the African free trade area could be the game-changer for the continent’s economies
WHARF TALK: COVID-19 impacts two South Africa-bound ships
WHARF TALK: Report on Port of Durban status
WHARF TALK: New Durban Container Terminal straddle carriers arrive fully assembled
WHARF TALK: Port Elizabeth & Ngqura aiming at record citrus exports
WHARF TALK: Cape Town port ramps up marine operations
WHARF TALK: Transnet Group CE meets Saldanha Bay community leaders
WHARF TALK: SA ports collaborate amid COVID-19

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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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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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MSC CRISTINA
Special Feature: Ilha de Moçambique’s 200th year celebration
Tanzanian Govt vows to clear Dar es Salaam port clearing glitches
Go paperless, or go without, Ghana port stakeholders are told
Saldanha’s Sunrise Energy LPG terminal is launched
Contract for LNG terminal at Palma, Mozambique to be signed today
HMS Queen Elizabeth meets up with US carrier group off Scottish coast
PRESS RELEASE: APM Holding launches US$550 million Africa Infrastructure Fund
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : RIGEL LEADER

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