Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15 March 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: COSCO BOSTON
IMO closes its doors, postpones meetings over coronavirus
NPA moves to cancel APM Terminals Apapa concession: negative report on Lagos terminal delays
Development of Hydrography: UK Government and Southern Africa and Islands
Mozambique government prepares to concession Quelimane Fishing Port and Dry Dock
Ice Exercise ICEX 2020 commences
Transnet continues to battle with cable theft: Freight rail corridors badly hit
US suspends all travel from Europe due to Coronavirus
National Treasury invites scrap metal export comment
Alewijnse to install electrics on new Debmarine diamond recovery ship
Southern Engineering Co Ltd (SECO) launches two cargo barges, destined for Tanga port, Tanzania
Chinese Exim Bank rejects Uganda SGR loan request
Ghanaian private sector looks to enhance trade & business environment
ClassNK launches cyber security training (e-learning)
Malaysia bans all cruise ships from its ports
Transnet lays out action plan to monitor coronavirus
Nile River cruise vessel under quarantine with 171 tourists and crew
789 million tonnes of iron ore exports for Liberia’s Port Buchanan
Total says work is well underway for the processing of gas in Mozambique
Bolloré Transport & Logistics in joint venture with CLS Logistics in Ethiopia
Crew of pirated vessel Alpine Penelope released
US State Dept advises Americans against travelling on cruise ships
Cruise Lines’Latest: Enhanced screening measures
IHMA Hobart Congress rescheduled: Postoned until October
Global tank container fleet reaches 652,350 units
Winds batter Western Cape, shipping heads out to sea
Landmark deep-sea mission to boost ocean action
Port News: Cleanup in Durban Bay
Port News: Fishing for charity at PE
IMO postpones meetings due to COVID-19
Dakuku Peterside fired as head of NIMASA by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari
Chinese ship Huanghai Glory pirated 84 n.miles south of Lagos

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