Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 30 April 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Chinese Naval Base at Djibouti capable of supporting carriers
Nigeria announces antipiracy forum
WHARF TALK: Boloko 1, the story of a former coastwatch vessel
Why The Conflict In Cabo Delgado Matters For Eastern Africa
Shippers on the ropes as long-term rates hit highs, while Ever Given chaos continues
Ship owners’ pay cut demands a ‘slap in the face’ for seafarers
Total declares ‘force majeure’ on its Mozambique LNG project
Mozambique’s Transmaritima faces uncertain future
FLNG Coral Sul to arrive off Cabo Delgado in December
IN CONVERSATION: Why Ghana doesn’t get the full value of its cocoa beans – and how this could change
Marine aids to navigation: MENAS launches accredited training courses
BREAKING NEWS: SAMSA COO Sobantu Tilayi and two colleagues suspended
PIRACY: 15 abducted seafarers from Davide B are released
Shipping during COVID-19: Why container freight rates have surged
WHARF TALK: Maersk Varna, regular caller on Maersk Lines’ US East coast AMEX service
Bollore Ports & partners order 36 electric tractors for Abidjan’s second container terminal
IMO introduces National Maritime Transport Policies
Chesapeake, former Lykes Line vessel, revisits Durban and Cape Town
Deadlock over Transnet wage negotiations
ONE increases African Rainbow Express to weekly frequency
IMO regional webinar targets increased safety for fishing industry
WHARF TALK: Cape Town’s Standby fleet of Offshore Guard Ships & Seismic Escorts
Commitment to sustainable marine biofuels as Samskip drives forward
Kenya and DRC agree on maritime cooperation & use of Mombasa as gateway
WHARF TALK: Aframax LR2 tanker Captain Spiro pays Cape Town a call
Future World: Hydrogen 101: the lowdown on maritime’s fuel of the future
Piracy: Contship New boarded northwest of Sao Tome
Cyclone Jobo 29S heading for Dar es Salaam

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