Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 16 February 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: JOLLY CRISTALLO
Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady delivered for Dover
Suspected pirates board Maersk container ship 200 miles SW of Bonny
Bulk carrier makes emergency docking in Richards By after Master suffers injury
Namport and Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque sign MoU on technical cooperation
Kribi deepwater port grows its CAR traffic 70% during 2019
Damen secures contract for five inter-island ferries for Zanzibar
Australian Kleos space mission underway
Hapag-Lloyd drops La Réunion call on MIAX service
UK’s post-Brexit Freeport proposal
SA Port statistics for the month of January 2020 are now available here
Increased traffic brings rising prospects for Port of Lüderitz
As terrorists strike again Mozambique oil regulator warns of increased security costs
South Africa’s Wamkele Mene is AfCFTA’s first secretary-general
South Africa in pace with global efforts to prevent spread of coronavirus: SAMSA
AP Moller-Maersk appoints Patrick Jany as new Chief Financial Officer
Port of Mossel Bay telecoms network gets smart
Beit Bridge border set for major revamp
Dutch sailors rely of South African Vesconite stern bearings
IMO 2020: International ban on carrying of HSFO in just over two weeks time
DeepOcean sets up Africa operations from southern France
SALDEHCO looks to unlock SA’s ocean economy with offshore support services
Port of Maputo grows its cargo volumes by 8 per cent
Hapag-Lloyd reports on Lagos port situation
Three new RAstar 3300 tugs delivered to Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority
Fugro awarded Aker Energy contract for Pecan field surveys offshore Ghana
Durban NSRI called to medivac patient from passing ship
Lake Victoria ferry MV Kalangala withdrawn for one month service
SA companies embark on West African trade mission
Further attacks in North Mozambique: 7 villagers beheaded
UN says insurgent propaganda combines footage from Mozambique, DRC and Somalia
Expansion of world-class Australian ship simulation centre
ICS concern at increasing number of pirate attacks on ships’ crews
BIMCO advice and updates on Coronavirus outbreak

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AfricaPORTS & SHIPS maritime news 24 March 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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Drama as cruise ship Viking Sky sends mayday off Norwegian coast
Cyclone Joaninha 22S threatens Rodrigues & possibly Mauritius
Namport celebrates Namibia’s birthday
National Museums Liverpool searching for planners to transform the waterfront estate
Bureau Veritas and Kongsberg Maritime perform remote survey on Bourbon OSV off Angola
EU Copernicus imagery surveys the Cyclone Idai floods
BREXIT: the freight forwarders’ view as the eleventh hour draws nigh
Grindrod’s OACL ship Border to provide Beira relief voyages
Quality Council for Trades & Occupations pays Transnet School of Excellence a visit
R18 billion expansion plan for Dube Trade Port
Ascension Island gets UK support for Marine Protected Area
Observing Tomorrow’s Man Initiative
Small scale fisheries sector being launched in KwaZulu-Natal
Cyclone Idai devastation: death toll may reach 1,000 as whole villages disappear
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) wins 5-year contract
Beira hammered by Cyclone Idai, vessels aground, communications lost
Nigeria’s Homeland Services orders another two Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels
South Africa, SACU & Mozambique making progress on impending Brexit
Brexit and the UK border: further progress review
Book Review: Beyond the Harbour Lights
Martek introduces marine anti drone detection system
EARLIER NEWS..(headlined in Blue)
Grande America fire Bay of Biscay. EMSA communiqué
Cyclone Idai comes ashore near Beira, losses of life reported
Call for Maritime Transport Policy by Ghanaian Maritime Authority
Saga Pearl II makes her first and only visit to Port Elizabeth
Malawi, Mozambique send SOS to South Africa over Cyclone Idai
SOME NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED..(headlined in Green)
Simon’s Town NSRI called out to medivac ill fisherman off Cape Point
BREXIT: Enough is enough, says Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
Pirates attack offshore support vessel off Nigeria, five crew abducted
British Chambers of Commerce: UK must avoid messy and disorderly exit on 29 March

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC Sinfonia arrives in South Africa
Transnet reports 240% increase in profits and bullish half-year
MSC was proactive in its response to Durban beach clean-up following storm
MSC SINFONIA kicks off South Africa’s cruise season
MOL uses VR goggles for mariner safety training
Fishing vessels could soon have to display identities — IMO
New moves to have Tanzania’sd Bagamoyo port up and running
Containers recovered from seabed of Durban Bay
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SWAN

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BALTIC LADY
Consortium to deepen the Congo River
Rumours prove correct – COSCO to buy OOCL
South Africa signs Tripartite Free Trade Area agreement
Interest shown in private redevelopment of Port of Banjul
Strike action looms over Nigerian ports
Royal Navy photographers recognised for perfection
12 Trains a week make the journey between China and Germany
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : STOLT ZULU

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : TOKYO CAR
US$345 million Dar es Salaam Gateway port project approved
Three Japanese container lines going ahead with merger
Frequentis to provide maritime distress communications for South Africa
Further upgrade for CMA CGM’s Swahili Express
President Zuma to lead SA delegation to G20
UK MoD Type 26 frigate order secures thousands of jobs
PRESS RELEASES: Simulation platform for creating future ships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SEAWAY INVINCIBLE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : AMIS WISDOM I
Tanker Rama 2 sinks off North-East Africa
ECSA concerned about ongoing piracy in Gulf of Guinea
LNG plans for Tanzania at risk from new regulations
Uganda challenged over value of Lake Victoria
South Africa, Tanzania must even out trade imbalance
One stop border post between Kenya and Ethiopia to open shortly
PRESS RELEASES: Shipping needs to build cyber resilience, TOC Europe hears
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MAERSK MARMARA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s Maritime News Headlines:

First View : PERISTIL
Construction of Caio port in Angola to be complete in 2020
Angolan court frees seafarers after three months in custody
Uganda opts in favour of Lake Victoria to move fuel
South Africa explores business prospects in Kenya, Tanzania
Potential NRZ investors inspect Zimbabwe rail assets
IMO needs to finalise ballast water implementation dates
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : RIA MAR

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MSC MARS
SA Port Statistics for the month of May are now available
Mozambique proposes building 3,800km North-South railroad
New organisational structure for Hapag-Lloyd
SA government says oceans working for the country’s economy
Oceans open new wave of employment opportunities for South Africa
Transnet issues statement on locomotive acquisition programme
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : CAPE MARIN

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : JUPITER LEADER
Tin Can Island shut down as smuggled weapons discovered
Unconfirmed report of another Gulf of Aden pirate attack
‘Factory Africa’? Time to get serious about red tape at Africa’s borders
Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway set to launch on 31 May 2017
K Line takes delivery of new woodchip carrier
Tullow ready to drill new wells off its TEN field off Ghana
South Africa on high alert after Ebola outbreak in DRC
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GEMINI PIONEER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Monday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : DELTA HARMONY
SA Port statistics for the month of April are now available
Thieves strike at navy’s Silvermine communications facility once again
Richards Bay takes delivery of its new tug, Ukhozi
Zuma calls on South Africa and Tanzania to expand trade opportunities
Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years in jail
In the English Channel HMS Somerset shadows a Russian
PRESS RELEASES: Riding on the wave of Our Oceans Challenge
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GLOVIS SIRIUS

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