Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 August 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MSC FLORIANA
ICTSI signs Kribi port concession contract
Spanish EU NAVFOR frigate ESPS Santa Maria goes straight to work
Competition between East Africa’s two main ports heats up
ESPO welcomes the EMSA and ECDC COVID-19 Guidance for safe and sustainable restoration of cruise operations
Wakashio grounding off Mauritius: latest update
Cape Town’s assembled straddle carriers go into service with TPT
Increase of container traffic for Kenyan SGR train
China-Europe rail freight traffic up by nearly a third
New RN patrol craft for Gibraltar
DP World Komatipoort becomes the first dry port east of Gauteng
What drove Asia’s economic success stories, and what should Africa emulate?
Indian Ocean Tsunami warning exercise
Benin Terminal’s red carpet out for first ever 300m container ship
USCGC Mellon pays off for the last time
More arrests involving fuel theft from Transnet pipeline
Wakashio grounding — captain was warned of danger
Transnet focus is on back of port to reduce Durban port congestion
CEVA Logistics launches three-part expansion plan into Africa
Marine scrubbers – Yara Marine tackles the great upheaval
UK preparing for BREXIT: Major new campaign to prepare UK for end of the transition period
New ferry for Lake Victoria’s Buvuma
WHARF TALK: News & Views From Along the Coast
Africa six-month trade with China drops 20%
Targeting container ships: AMSA launches campaign
Steps towards increased maritime security & economic growth in Kenya
UK Border Strategy consultation

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