Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 25 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the news headlines:

Front Page: OPTIMANA
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
Call for SA to increase support for Indian Ocean rim countries’ port State controls
TNPA Cape Town hosts IALA Aids for Navigating Training Course
NSRI reports on evacuating a patient off a ship in Table Bay
Australia to join US-led Persian Gulf naval patrols
President calls for robust partnerships to grow economy
MSC Cruise’s continued investment in Africa’s tourist industry
MSC Cruises adds second ship to South Africa’s 2020/2021 cruise season
Under-performing Tazara highlighted at SADC summit, but potential stressed
SAS Drakensberg in second mercy voyage to cyclone-hit Beira
Photo Story: SAS Durban heads for the floating dock and much-needed ship repair
Veecraft expands into new bigger shipbuilding premises in Cape Town
Export containers transferred to new Walvis Bay container terminal
First for Port of Cape Town with appointment of female Marine Technical Officer
Peak Season Surcharges on Nigerian CMA CGM shipments
Photo Story: USN replenishment at sea
Tanger Med expansion makes it biggest capacity container terminal in Africa
The continuing saga of the VLCC Grace 1 …..
South African Port Statistics for July 2019 are now available
Second ship attacked of Douala, nine crew missing
CMA CGM announces 1 September rates increases Asia to East and South Africa
Crew abandon ship after fire engulfs tanker Sea Voyager in Lagos anchorage
CMA CGM announces 1 September rates increases Asia to West Africa
MSC AINO named in Durban Harbour: exciting SA job creation venture announced
Long-distance airborne medivac mission for seafarer on West Coast
Ghana will be ready for IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap regulations
Nigeria’s Calabar coast under threat from piracy, robbery & kidnapping
Pirates abduct eight crew from mv MarMalaita outside Douala

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 18 August 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

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 8 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines

First View 1: MAERSK STADELHORN
SAMSA to investigate Algoa Bay oil spill
Mocamedes Railway anticipates increase in traffic due to pig-iron exports
Iran kicks back and threatens British shipping in the Gulf
Detention of supertanker Grace 1
Celebrations at Slangkoppunt Lighthouse reaches its centenary
East-West-East rail freight: Volvos to China + Volvos from China
New record as largest containership MSC Gulsun enters service
SAS Drakensberg goes on station in Mozambique Channel for Operation Copper
Fire on secret Russian submarine Losharik — 14 dead
Africa’s Small-Scale Fisheries Critical to Food Security
SunStone breaks the mould with cruise ships
Mossel Bay Port calls charity fishing competition a great success
UK launches Maritime Safety Action Plan
No Tema Port job losses because of Meridian Ports concession, says Ghana president
Trinity House celebrates World Marine Aids to Navigation Day 2019
Boskalis to dry dock 322-metre Carnival Vista on the heavylift BOKA Vanguard
NSRI Durban rendezvous’ with bulker off coast after yacht tragedy
Investigation finds unintended risks with ECDIS navigation
Not as bad as it looks
Durban Maritime Museum vessels ready to go to dry dock
Undisturbed Roman shipwreck discovered with full cargo
Shipmanager calls for action to address seafarer suicides
SAWDN to rescue as whales get entangled in fishing gear
Richards Bay coal line annual shutdown announced
Marseilles pays lasting tribute to memory of Jacques R Saadé
IMF says São Tomé and Príncipé public debt is out of control
Another terror attack in Mocimboa da Praia leaves 7 dead
No more octopus fishing in False Bay, says Creecy

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 18 December 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : SILVER DISCOVERER
Next First View : SAS PROTEA

Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message: Call to action on seafarers’ mental health
Wentworth Resources to pull out of Mozambique, concentrate on Tanzania
Mozambique fishing remains in the hands of artisanal fishermen
Navy frigate SAS Spioenkop collides with SAS Drakensberg
Well-known personality in the Port of Durban, Willem Kruk, has passed away
South African port statistics for November are available here
South Africa deposits instrument ratifying TFTA
Another oil vessel splits in two at Tema port anchorage
Mozambique Navy & Fisheries personnel receive maritime counter piracy training from French
Hydrographers can now add letters after their name
Another three terrorist attacks made in Mozambique’s Palma district
CMA CGM wins top environmental award
The Dragon strikes again, seizes second haul of drugs from dhow in Indian Ocean
Special Feature: Remember Winter in the North Atlantic 40 years ago
Dredger Isandlwana sails from Durban to dredge at Port of Mossel Bay
HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Portsmouth
Mozambique fisheries minister denies any knowledge of Chinese fishing boats
Ballast water treatment UV doses must be consistent
The 1st International Shipmasters’ Congress, ISC ’19
The clouds over Brexit
Brexit: Comments from the Freight Transport Association & Road Haulage Association
Bolloré Logistics opens new logistics hub in Lastoursville, Gabon
EU NAVFOR marks 10 years of maritime ops, but pirates strike off Cameroon
Look South, Not North, Europe told
Anadarko selects TechnipFMC & Van Oord for its Mozambique offshore subsea LNG project
Innovate Durban: Maritime Youth Innovation Challenge

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
South African crew arrested on MSC Seaside for drug smuggling
Damen first Fishing Seminar success
Djibouti eyes its hinterland, to resume services to South Sudan
Maersk sets zero co2 emission target by 2050
South Africa welcomes parliament’s approval of AfCFTA
Uganda becomes latest nation to ratify African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Ghana Ships Suppliers Association is launched
Graduation Day for junior naval officers at the South African Naval College
EU NAVFOR marks 10 years of presence in Western Indian Ocean
Tullow to search for oil & gas off Comoros
Transnet to plot a new course going forward
South Africa exits technical recession in third quarter
Sishen-Saldanha rail line to be reopened on Monday 9 December
Sunken tug De Mist slowly emerging from the waters of Simon’s Town
UK strengthens defence partnership with Ukraine in face of increasing Russian aggression
UK’s MoD announces new Royal Navy chiefs
TPT introduces another port tech innovation for auto sector
MoD Navy news HMS Diamond and Cyprus
Environmental report understates potential catastrophe on the East Coast
A new book on ships and trades: Tramp Ships: An Illustrated History
The return of Sailing Ships

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News — 19 November 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : A80
Total prepares to start drilling off South African coast
Pemba Logistics Base to receive ships from January
PE Port Festival launched with focus on the people of Port Elizabeth
New bold vision tilts capital flows into Africa
SA Port Statistics for the month of October 2018 are now available here
Waning piracy threat off East Africa no reason for relaxation: IMO Durban workshop hears
ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries
DP World Inland Container Terminal opens near Kigali, Rwanda
Greenpeace Africa celebrates a decade Of environmental activism
Disappointing start to MSC Musica’s island cruises
World’s most powerful Cutter Suction Dredger Spartacus is launched
The latest edition of The Navigator is available for download now
Strong winds, sea swell closes Durban port to incoming vessels   (Update Tuesday 19h00)
IMO Durban workshop has shipping safety & security under spotlight
Piracy–EU NAVFOR protection team keeping vital food aid safe
Successful Africa Oil Week closes with promising outlook for Africa
Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 — NATO destroys wartime mines
Navy tug De Mist sinks in Simon’s Town harbour
Remembrance: Their Liveth for Evermore
Madagascar by ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel
WS Sirius, Most powerful harbour & ocean going tugboat enters service in Brazil
Twenty-seven South African organisations take part in Chinese import expo
Maputo-Catembe Bridge opens over Maputo Bay
EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
Mozambique Island hosts 15th Seminar on Indo-Portuguese History
HNoMS Helge Ingstad NATO warship collision
Mozambique Navy officers & personnel training in India
Gas profits to pay for portion of Mozambique’s Ematum debt
Damen to present new leasing fund for African shipowners
Syrah Resources sells Mozambique graphite to Chinese buyer
MSC Musica arrives in South Africa at start of 2018/19 summer season
OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities   

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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 : SAS DRAKENSBERG
Ships and Port news from around the coast
US Navy conducts Exercise Obangame Express 2017 in Cote d’Ivoire
Large ore carrier Stellar Daisy missing in South Atlantic
Mossel Bay Port opens doors to High School boys
SunStone to build four Expedition cruise ships; option for another six
Prepare for challenges to remain relevant, say maritime leaders
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GLOVIS PASSION

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Monday’s Africa Ports & Ships Maritime News

Monday’s Africa Ports & Ships Maritime News

Here are today’s Headlines:

First View : PHOLELA
SAS Drakensberg reported incapacitated in Mozambique
New regular service for breakbulk and containers – Belgium to Guinea
Kenya to enforce use of standard gauge railway
Pirates strike at bulker off Nigeria
Maersk and IBM’s Blockchain to manage container paper trail
IHMA 2018 Congress: Registration now open
PRESS RELEASES: Successful delivery of fast supply vessels
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SA AGULHUS II

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