Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 23 February 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: THEMIS
Freight rail service faces serious disruption due to overhead cable theft
Palabora Mining and Grindrod conclude a 5-year logistics contract
A.P. Moller-Maersk improves profitability and cash flow for 2019
Kleos Space secures A$5.5 million to drive satellite roll-out
Tanker Alpine Penelope under apparent pirate attack off Cotonou
BAM continues with construction of Rothera Research Station new wharf
World’s eye to turn on South Africa in 2020, says SAMSA
Jan de Nul completes dredging of Maputo Harbour
BAM Nuttal to build new Stanley Harbour port for Falklands Islands
South Africa prepares for climate change — DEFF
Optimarin secures landmark BWT fleet agreement with DOF Group
Nautic Africa launches latest multi-purpose Sentinel vessel
USS Normandy intercepts illicit shipment of weapons in Arabian Sea
ALP to tow Coral South FLNG vessel to Mozambique
Without comprehensive trade deal UK consumers will suffer
Namport makes generous donation to local school
Update of pirate attack involving Maersk Tema
LBH Ikuru arrives at Mocimboa da Praia
DP World returns to private ownership: aspiration of becoming world’s leading end-to-end logistics provider
European Shipping Week 2020 opens with the latest figures on European shipping
Military escorts return on Central Mozambique roads
Keel laid for future USNS Cherokee Nation (T-ATS 7)
Maersk, Safmarine say their ships are continuing to call at Lagos & other Nigerian ports
Tanzania secures US$ 1.46 billion loan for Standard Gauge Railway
UK and Ireland Light Dues 2020 to 2021
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 Bay after Master suffers injury

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 24 November 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: SEASPAN EMINENCE
Transnet secures 10-Year coal deal with Ledjadja
The Australian bushfires as seen by the Copernicus satellite
Wagner mercenaries are ‘out of their depth’ in Mozambique — Moscow Times
BRICS decision to combat under-invoicing & to boost demand welcomed
CSA 2020 disappointed with Malaysia decision on scrubbers
TPT recognised with two award nominations
DNG Energy prepares to start LNG bunkering operations from Algoa Bay
Best infrastructure award for ICTSI Matadi port project
Tender issued for São Tomé and Príncipe deepwater port
CMA CGM takes part in Intermodal Africa 2019, Cameroon
Odwa Mtati appointed as CEO of SAIMI
Queen Elizabeth visits Walvis Bay and Cape Town
Confirmation of Soren Toft’s move to MSC
Chinese-backed consortium to build deepwater port and 650-km SGR railway in Guinea
Pirates active in Gulf of Guinea and Red Sea
Mozambique southern province of Gaza stripped of 174 tons of timber daily
Tanzania confident of funding for standard gauge railway, phase 2
MSC Orchestra arrives in South Africa: Construction begins at new Durban Cruise Terminal
Exercise Cutlass Express 19.2 is held in the Seychelles
Increasing terrorist atrocities committed in northern Mozambique
DP World signs MoU with Namibia’s Nara Namib
Transnet raises R1.6 billion loan with German bank
Rebuilt Beira-Zimbabwe highway inaugurated
The near grounding of the cruise ship Viking Sky
USN committal to the deep: Continuing a long tradition of ceremonial at sea
Fatal man overboard from shell fish vessel Sea Mist (BF918)
Namport marks 15 years of ISO Management systems accreditations
Some news & views in brief

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 10 November 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: SIMON’S TOWN VISTA
Port of Durban welcomes first vessel on new MIAX service
WSU Hosts R40 million Marine Pollution Rescue Facility
Walvis Bay volume boost announced on award night
Port of Mombasa cruise terminal to be commissioned in December
Transnet introduces 100 engineers & technicians to its rail network
New Lamu port to receive first ship visit next month
Khomotso Phihlela returns as TNPA Acting Chief Executive
Upgrade and dredging for Tanzanian Port of Tanga
Transaid’s Innovation Fund
Ford to establish Automotive Hub at Gauteng SEZ
ESPS Victoria rejoins Eunavfor’s Operation ATALANTA
African countries recommit to working together against oil spills
Illegal logging operation uncovered in Mozambique
Tanzanian SGR deadline delayed by rains
Steering South Africa’s marine pollution management preparedness: IMOrg at the helm
Transaid makes a difference with African road safety: 2019 Annual Showcase
Trade to take centre stage at Import Expo
Second pirate attack off West African coast in days
Another terrorist attack leaves 10 dead in Northern Mozambique
Pirates attack Norwegian ship Bonita off Benin, abduct nine seafarers
New berth and terminal at Tanzanian Port of Mtwara passes halfway mark
Nigeria: Unregistered freight forwarders face the chop
Hapag-Lloyd introduces IMO 2020 fuel transition surcharges
Oil & gas exploration off KZN coast blocked for now
NIMASA D-G Dakuku Peterside calls for dedicated cargo ports
USCG Healy returns home
Wave energy comes a step closer in Portugal       
Mossel Bay Garden Route Port Festival lines up for this weekend

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 18 February 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: BOUNDARY
All systems go for Armed Forces Day in Cape Town
All ten crew rescued as fishing vessel Ankoveld sinks off Saldanha Bay
SAMSA sets up inquiry into deadly Durban ship fire
Zille says over R1 billion ploughed into Saldanha Bay IDZ
Parliament steps up efforts to assist South African sugar industry
Deadly fire on fishing trawler at Durban’s Bayhead ship repair wharf
Another great Australian maritime business success story
South Africa expects to reach roll-over agreement with the UK following Brexit
South African Port Statistics for the month of January 2019 are now available
Kenya Govt commissions construction & rehabilitation of Lamu jetties
Contracts for luxury sailing ship Sea Cloud Spirit awarded
Tanzania’s Standard Gauge Railway moves ahead
Injured and ill seafarers evacuated from vessels Richards Bay and Port Alfred
Maputo Corrridor Logistics Initiative (MCLI) shuts its doors after 15 years
Safmarine Nuba becomes first gearless container ship to call at DRC’s Matadi
Saudi Arabia opens high-tech mega King Abdullah Port in Red Sea
Hong Kong gears up to use drones to monitor ship emissions
SAMSA partners with Klaveness to provide skills training for South African seafarers
President Ramaphosa deposits South Africa’s AfCFTA instrument of ratification
New role for the iconic former RMS St Helena
African Development Bank recommends expansion of port facilities
Supreme Court of Appeal protects shipowners property rights
South African exporters urged to take advantage of German opportunities
Exercise Cutlass Express 2019
New rail service launched from Port of Felixstowe by GB Railfreight
NSRI Port Elizabeth called to medivac injured crewman from bulker offshore
Dropsafe Net–Safety for major offshore and maritime players
Cyclone warning updates on Funani 12S and Gelena 13S
News from the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
Brexit — In the event of a no deal. British International Freight Association speaks out
Cape Town’s Sturrock dry dock caisson repaired ahead of replacing it with a new gate
Namport CEO Bisey /Uirab to retire after 10 years at the helm
President Ramaphosa lauds Total’s discovery of gas condensate
South African Government welcomes Total gas discovery
Game changer as Total makes ‘world class’ gas & oil discovery off Mossel Bay

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : USIBA
Call for improvement of regional and international cooperation in Western Indian Ocean
Ethiopia to acquire stake in Djibouti port
Apapa road congestion-mixed reaction to call-up card system
Hapag-Lloyd says new Tema office will lead to further growth in Ghana
MPDC chief says rail essential to Maputo port growth
Tanzania SGR to carry 3.6 million tonnes of nickel ore from Kabanga Mine near Ngara
Lamu port construction leaves 10,000 fishermen & loggers displaced
MSC Meraviglia arrives in Hamburg to launch European summer cruise season
Croatia’s Jadroplov thrown a European Commission lifeline
New global oil & gas decommissioming consortium established
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : TON HIL II

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