Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 27 October 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   SMIT AMANDLA

Second SA Navy MMIPV to be named SAS King Shaka on Friday
Malawi & Chinese investors plan Nacala Railway extension into Zambia and Tanzania
WHARF TALK: handy size transshipment vessel – WHYALLA
Another TFR executive departs
In Conversation: Tiny and mysterious: research sheds light on sub-Saharan Africa’s seahorses, pipefish and pipehorses
Revision of IMO instruments: LSA and related equipment
Intermodal strengths set MSC Namibia up for the future
Chinese investors want to develop two terminals at Port of Beira
Investidores chineses querem desenvolver dois terminais no Porto da Beira
WHARF TALK: heavylift combi-freighter ALANIS
UHURU II takes to the waters of Lake Victoria
Transnet engages with unions over recovery plan
Shore-Side electricity and data monitoring take hold in the cruise industry
TotalEnergies wants Palma airport expanded to take Boeing 737s
Cape Corridor Kroonstad-East London rail slot agreement cancelled
WHARF TALK: tug JOHN ROSS, aka SA AMANDLA Part 2
TNPA seeks RFIs for seven port hydrogen terminal initiatives
DP World to operate Port of Dar es Salaam on 30-year concession
Cape Town Agreement on fishing safety: Key milestone reached
SAMSA investigating Vaal River boating tragedy
Tau Morwe back! Appointed acting head of SAMSA
WHARF TALK: tug JOHN ROSS, aka SA AMANDLA Part 1
South Africa Europe Container Service (SAECS) schedule updates
Indian Navy patrol ship INS Sumedha visits Nigeria
IMRF Awards 2023: SA and Uganda score
FLNG Hilli Episeyo off Cameroon offloads 100th LNG cargo
Namport warns about fake vacancy advertisements
Cameroon’s Port of Kribi handles first wheat cargo
Tragedy on the Congo River as passenger vessel capsizes
Promotion of IMO’s technical assistance: New brochure issued
Xeneta Update: Stormy 2024 forecast as shipping lines set sights on freight rate increases

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 12 October 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Kota Lekas

INVITATION TO TENDER: Dock Pontoon – Pontoon Lifter

RCL part of new service between Far East and East Africa
WHARF TALK: Pipelaying vessel – CASTORONE
Trade News: Fastro Lifting System Nominated for Heavy Lift Awards
SAMSA’s Sobantu Tilayi reinstated in his former position with the maritime authority
WHARF TALK: Handy class products tanker – BRO DEVELOPER to HAWKS PROGRESS
Giant FPSO GTA set to enter Durban for engineering work
Nacala Corridor to be managed by Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia
Namport and Interpol Central Bureau for Namibia in collaboration
DNV Study: Can CO2 capture and nuclear get ships to net zero?
Port of Mocimboa da Praia officially recommissioned
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose cargo vessel – BREADBOX HARRIER
President Nyusi inaugurates new infrastructure at Port Nacala
East London dry dock enjoying busy spell
In Conversation: The Atlantic Ocean’s major current system is slowing down – but a 21st century collapse is unlikely
APM Terminals Monrovia boosted by new cranes and dredging
WHARF TALK: Linea Ignazio Messina &C. SpA Part 2
TNPA Mossel Bay clears way to increase ship repair capacity
Hydrogen and ammonia-fuelled ships: IMO and safety guidance
Nigerian Government encourages use of barges to evacuate cargo from Eastern ports
Star of the Seas to be the next RCI Icon class ship
Obituary: Captain Tom Woodfield OBE – Polar Medallist
Orange Marine launches new cable laying vessel, Sophie Germain
Logistics provider Van den Bosch expands into East Africa & Indian Ocean Islands
Transnet Freight Rail CE Sizakele Mzimela resigns

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 1 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: SANTA CLARA
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
Africa forum pledges to deliver on Blue Economy
Kenya-Somalia marine border case goes to court in September
EU Vice-President impressed with $1.5Bn infrastructure investment in Tema Port Expansion
East London Port Manager up for award
Conditions close Durban port to incoming shipping
Kenya Ports Authority seeks new Terminal Operating System (TOS)
Anadarko stresses importance of prioritising shareholders
Talks on extending Tanzania-Rwanda SGR to Eastern DRC
Name-change and good fortune for EBH Namibia, now rebranded Namdock
One of ONE’s ships in Gulf of Aden rescue
SAMSA unapologetic over contribution to Eastern Cape economic development
Two Oceans Marine launches SA’s biggest leisure catamaran
Indian Navy sends two naval ships to Gulf of Oman
Namibia commissions Naval Base Impalila on the Zambezi
IALA* announces World Marine Aids to Navigation Day 2019
AMSOL employee share scheme creates value
Interpreting contractual terms in charterparties & absolute versus intermediate obligations
Nigerian Ports Authority juggles its port management
US provides Mombasa port with added security measures
Man overboard from commercially operated yacht CV30 with loss of 1 life
Maersk to offer customers carbon-neutral transport
Construction of Angola’s Barra do Dande Oil Terminal to recommence
London courtesy visit by HMS Enterprise
Interview with Admiral James G Foggo III, Commander US Naval Forces Africa
South Africa’s Economy to Remain at its Lowest Levels
Samskip fine tunes multimodal network

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 January 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View 1: SC SCORPIO & SC DRACO
MSC Musica racing back to Durban after gales force delays at Cape Town
China in push to extend Nacala to Moatize railway into Zimbabwe
South African port statistics for calendar year 2018
Winds delay MSC Musica outside Cape Town
Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office expands Bathymetric capabilities
Polarcus commences offshore Namibian seismic survey for Portuguese energy company Galp
TransNamib and Botswana Railways agree on having a Gobabis Container Terminal
Possible new cyclone warning for mid Mozambique Channel, tracking south
Most UK ports unprepared for Brexit
TUI takes delivery of New Mein Schiff 2 cruise ship
Angola sets up National Oil and Gas Agency
Ethiopia-Eritrea railway gets offer of Italian financial help
Only international action will stop increase in piracy, says BIMCO
Port of Felixstowe and DFDS boost capacity
New locomotives for Camrail arrive in Douala
FEATURE: Ten developments that will shape Africa’s energy sector in 2019
Cyclone Desmond dumps heavy rain on Beira and central Mozambique
Submariners celebrate 50 years of success of Navy’s ultimate mission, Part 2
Verbrugge Terminals’ new permanent shipping line with South America
Armscor CEO Kevin Wakeford named in Zondo Commission takes special leave
Cyclone TC10S Desmond update — second storm over northern Madagascar
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos-Klosters 22-25 January 2019
Submariners celebrate 50 years of success of Navy’s ultimate mission
Partnerships & removal of barriers is key to Africa’s emergence, says DP World head
Sailors’ Society South African Dedication Service
IAPH seeks a new Secretary-General
SAMSA’s role in the South African economy: interview with COO Sobantu Tilayi
West Africa piracy attacks increase — IMB annual 2018 report
SAMSA celebrates 20 years of existence
BIMCO’s Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report for 2018
Cyclone warning in Southern Mozambique Channel, threat to Northern Mozambique
IRClass and Government of Assam MoU
North Sea Port monitoring the Brexit closely

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….

Port statistics for December 2018 are now available
NSRI called to medivac injured seaman from deepsea fishing vessel
CMA CGM adjusts its EURAF 4 & EURAF 5 West Africa services
Lunar New Year brings adjustments to CMA CGM African services
Cultivating human resources for marine resource development
Chad is offered 10 hectare logistics base in Cameroonian port of Douala
Relief for Apapa as 2-km Wharf Road is completed and ready to be opened
Congestion as Jambo ferry breaks down, stranding Mombasa commuters
Spanish Sener group to design new Tanzanian Lake Victoria ferry
Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : DURBAN PORT FESTIVAL
Nigeria’s Shippers Council to morph into National Transport Commission
SAMSA’s Safety Guru, Captain Nigel Campbell retires
Durban Port Festival to Celebrate All Things Heritage
Naval exercises with EU NAVFOR in Somalia
UNESCO to speed up conservation on Ilha de Mocambique
Vigilant Lion a Roaring Success in the Gulf of Aden
Websites to watch No.3
IMarEST releases report on the human impact of autonomous ships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : LOWLANDS AMSTEL

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : TOKOMARU BAY
Four operators shortlisted for Douala Container Terminal
Bold interventions for Seafarers’ wellbeing
LR supports Mozambique FLNG Project
Ghana’s single window saves US$500m in two years
Kenya SGR to increase number of daily trains from Mombasa port
Sequel to story about whale carcass towed into Hout Bay
ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency
SA Navy to take part in Exercise Atlasur off SA coast
Greek shipowners set to verify their ballast water treatment systems with onboard test kit
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC REGULUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : THOR FRIGG
Boost for Mombasa Port as four Eco Hoppers arrive
Oil tanker Alice breaks in half while at anchor off Tema
New ratings training expands maritime sector job opportunities for SA youth
Douala port had big decrease in profit margin for 2017
ONE is not a consortium ‘like the other lines’
Weather affects KZN ports of Richards Bay and Durban
UN Aid ship attacked off Yemen, fire in engineroom
The world’s largest offshore wind farm-ABB to equip high-spec service operations vessel
Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ITAL LUNARE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : DEPENDABLE
South African Port Statistics for January 2018 now available here
South African ship operators call for port efficiencies
Kenya’s government defends forced use of SGR
Bureaucracy & red tape beggar truckers’ patience at Machipanda border
DAFF programme to empower small-scale fishers in Northern Cape
HMS Queen Elizabeth at Gibraltar
Engaging stakeholders to build ocean’s economy
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : AEOLIA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : GRANDE SPAGNA
Tanker Theresa Arctic aground off Kenya coast
New TNPA admin building for Port of Ngqura is officially opened
Maersk IT systems downed by massive cyber attack
CMV’s Columbus completes her conversion at Damen Shiprepair in Rotterdam
Musina terminal aims to boost regional economic integration
HMS Protector trains with Ghanaian maritime security forces
Rural youth exposed to the Oceans Economy
PRESS RELEASES: World’s first wireless network at sea
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : YU PENG

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MARION DUFRESNE
Big day ahead as Kenya SGR is to be opened
Piracy: Reports of pirate activity on both sides of the continent
ICTSI pulls out of Lekki port concession because of delays
Walvis Bay expansion hits a snag – dead organic matter
Mission to Seafarers Secretary General to visit South Africa
Allied naval operations in the Baltic
PRESS RELEASES: SAMSA to participate at Nor-Shipping Conference
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : WMS HARLINGEN

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