Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 15 April 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines

First View 1: MATUMBA
First View 2: ELEVATION
CSA 2020 welcome SAMSA decision on open-loop exhaust gas scrubbers
Richards Bay TNPA provides emergency assistance to pipe-towing tug
Cunard’s Queen Victoria calls at Port Elizabeth
Nissan to make R3 billion investment at its Rosslyn plant in Pretoria
ISSA and unfair port access practices
Ghana’s drastic reduction of port costs
Canadian Navy makes first drug haul off Horn of Africa region
Rio Tinto announces expansion of Richards Bay Minerals operation
Mozambican Special Forces capture suspected terrorist base in northern province
How the Port of Beira was able to reopen so soon after the destruction of Cyclone Idai
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) expansion in the Asia Pacific region
CMA CGM takes full control of CEVA Logistics
The world comes to Beira: At least 200 aircraft everyday — Watch
SANDF rescue mission in Malawi & Mozambique + Rescue SA
TNPA shares port insights with Nigerian Shippers Council
Tanzania announces plans for a cruise terminal at port of Dar es Salaam
Stakeholders engage over Mossel Bay oil and gas industry
U.S. places sanctions on 11 African countries for port security lapses
Protesters place truckers under siege at Zambia/DRC Kasumbelesa Border Post
The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap
Kenya offers land in Naivasha for Uganda to build dry port
CTF in Seychelles, welcomes increased Canadian input
Maritime industry keen for speedy action on maritime risk challenges
More African ports linked to the China Belt and Road initiative
Kenya to sign loan from China for Naivasha to Kisumu SGR
South African companies exhibiting in Brazil
Air cargo industry rallies to help Mozambique following Cyclone Idai
Death of ‘fiercely loyal’ MSC man Dallas Sutton
Chamber’s role in promoting international trade commended
Yacht wrecked on Durban port South Breakwater
London Tribunal issues hefty fine on Republic of Djibouti over Doraleh
Severe weather expected over Durban from 19H00 today (Thursday)
Ford begins vehicle exports from Port Elizabeth to Europe 
Maritime training ploughing scarce skills back into the Eastern Cape
Oversupply Still Major Challenge Warns ICS
Transnet places tugs and workboats for sale by auction
Container ship Contship Oak attacked by pirates, four crew kidnapped
Counting the costs of fires at sea

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 March 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the news headlines:
First View 1: EASTERN LIGHT
Tema’s new container terminal means layoffs at the Inland Container Depots, says Ghana Ports Authority
Cyclone Haleh threatens mid Indian Ocean
Capespan’s The Logistics Group (TLG) ready to expand facilities to the fresh fruit export sector
New Comoros communications undersea cable to become operational in third quarter
Japan comes out in support of open-loop scrubbers, says no threat to environment
Anadarko Petroleum to invest US$176 million in Mozambique the first half of 2019
MODEC awarded FPSO contract for SNE Field offshore Senegal
Digital facelift for Mombasa tea trade
New Uganda port for Kampala receives go-ahead
UK Defence Secretary announces £235 million submarine nuclear propulsion deal
Transport Minister in Durban today to address inaugural Maritime Transport Sector Dialogue
Suez Canal registers highest daily tonnage in 150 years
Dynamar: The East & Southern Africa Container Trades 2019
UK ordered to hand back Chagos Islands (and Diego Garcia) to Mauritius
Nigerian ports reopen after election shutdown
CSA 2020 says Scrubber Washwater Composition Study showed positive results
South Africa’s ZACube-2 nanosatellite transmits first images from space
Cloudy Waters
Attempted pirate attack on container ship in Gulf of Guinea
Mozambique deploys troops to the north to protect gas exploration
Five new diesel-electric locomotives arrive in Maputo for CFM
Strike action by port workers rejecting concessioning at Port Sudan
Viking Jupiter delivered with Thordon water lubricated propulsion arrangement
French ship Cassard conducts 2nd drug seizure off coast of Oman
Ethiopia signs pipeline deal with Djibouti
Keel laid to mark construction of first of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol vessels for SA Navy
Stay watching this space as more news will follow…..
Red faces as two MSC Cruises’ ships embarrassingly collide
Fifth drug strike for HMS Dragon under CTF 150 Command
Jihadists attack Anadarko workers near Palma and execute one man — Anadarko seeks armoured vehicles
Namport and Port of Dunkerque sign Memorandum of Understanding
Wilhelmsen reports strong results for fourth quarter 2018 — 5% increase in top line
New strategic appointments strengthen Southern African Shipyard’s team
Construction commences at Port of Ngqura Liquid Bulk Terminal
Durban-built barge will be only one of its kind in the world
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) to focus on business opportunities in Greece
Djibouti says Doraleh is now better run than a year ago and is a world-class commercial and logistics hub
TNPA has contingency plan for Port Elizabeth tanker berth outage

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 3 December 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : Pacific Vision
Strong words from E.Cape premier as young people prepare to join cruise ships
Team Namport heeds call to clean up Walvis Bay harbour town
BREAKING NEWS– Ports Regulator brings relief with tariff application
World’s first iVLOC with DNV GL’s Smartship notation delivered from builder
IUM students to gain experiential exposure at Port of Walvis Bay
The Bank of England and BREXIT
Port of Richard’s Bay Port Festival makes a return
Bolloré Ports announces that work has been completed on Sierra Leone’s Freetown Terminal
SHADE Conference issues warning about complacency with Somali piracy
UAE ships conducting seismic survey near Pemba in Tanzania
Major disruption forecast at UK ports as a ‘real prospect in a no-deal BREXIT
Xeneta unveils monthly insights on long-term ocean freight rate development
SA Navy’s new hydrographic survey ship building programme starts on Friday
Saldanha Terminals creating jobs despite fragile economy
HMS Dragon seizes 3 tons of drugs from dhow in Indian Ocean
SAMSA launches investigation into capsizing of catamaran in Table Bay
Seafarer in medical emergency at sea is brought to Port Elizabeth by NSRI
Special Feature–Supplying Antarctica
Port of Takoradi to be developed as an oil and gas hub
Francophone Africa agrees on a plan for better ship pollution prevention
Ukraine/Russia crisis as Russia impounds Ukraine Navy ships
Subtech secures multi-million dollar offshore Middle East contract
Danquah Institute demands a re-negotiation of new Tema container terminal concession
DCT berth deepening on hold as Transnet issues Stop Work order
Tackling Africa’s road safety crisis
NSRI kept busy last week with medical emergencies on ships at sea
Port of Mombasa is on the way to 31 million tonnes of cargo in 2018
Tullow Oil transports over 30,000 barrels of oil to Mombasa for export
Transnet’s statement on taking the lead with the Nigerian Capegauge railway
SARS destroys number of illegally imported motor vehicles in KZN
IMO Council re-appoints HE Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of IMO for second four-year term

EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….

Bitumen tanker named Durban Queen sinks in Persian Gulf, crew rescued
Subsea 7 contracts in Equatorial Guinea cancelled because of lack of local content
TNPA Mossel Bay welcomes Supreme Court of Appeal judgement regarding Mossel Bay Yacht Club
International freight rail service connecting Barcelona with Lyon
ONE transports 23,000 English story books from Hong Kong to benefit children in South Africa
Beira port to benefit from US$290 million investment by concession-holder Cornelder
Walvis Bay facilitates safe and efficient sea trade
The Mission to Seafarers to operate in Panama for the first time
Obstacles to reform at IMO threaten climate goals, says Transparency International
GE pulls out of Nigerian rail concession–hands over to Transnet
Saldanha ship repair comes alight as LNG carriers dock

OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….

The masthead today (Monday) is Maydon Wharf, Durban

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BRITISH CHIEF
South Africa signs Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement
RETUSA calls for strike action at Transnet terminals for next Wednesday to Friday
New navigational aids being introduced at Port of Maputo
EU NAVFOR maintaining 24-hour watch to keep Horn of Africa trade lanes open
Ghana Revenue Authority reminds importers of cargo tracking note (CTN)
Cape Town Container Terminal reopens after another weather stoppage
Vard secures contract to build new luxury expedition cruise ship for Hapag-Lloyd
NATO Maritime Group handover
UK and Irish Waters — Differential GPS User Survey
Trainee Program in Glander International Bunkering
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : GLOVIS CHALLENGE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : HÖEGH CHIBA
Cape Town Harbour blocked as CMA CGM Samson goes aground
Kenya’s President Kenyatta calls for shipping links between Kenya & Mozambique ports
West African pirates strike once more, fishermen abducted
Discussing the significance of the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement
US$194 Billion to be spent in Africa on upcoming oil & gas fields
QE2 comes to life again with refurbishment and a permanent berth as floating hotel
British ship owners and Brexit
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : TAI AN KOU + MILAHA EXPLORER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : TAIYUAN
Drama at Cape Town as marine pilot falls into sea from boarding ladder
PetroSA signs deal with Russia’s Rosgeo to drill for offshore gas
Ghana’s second Karpower ship takes up station at Tema
Ibo Island fort to be rehabilitated
The untold story of the Chinese aboard Titanic
Port of Richards Bay operations disrupted by weather
Maritime agencies unite at London International Shipping Week
PRESS RELEASE: Cathelco to supply equipment for Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ATLANTIC ACANTHUS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : SENTINEL
Tema Port Expansion workers in protest against poor working conditions
East African Indian Ocean container trade to grow by 7 Million TEUs by 2020 – Dynamar
New strike brings Kenya’s oil reserves to 750 million barrels
Loss of mv Bukoba, Tanzania’s ‘Titanic’ remembered
CEAR busy rehabilitating strategic Malawi railway lines
Tug number six to be launched this week
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pic of the Day : KIARA

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Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News headlines:

First View : MSC LAURENCE
Containership MSC Daniela catches fire: Video
Coal expected to be Mozambique’s largest source of export earnings
Kenya cancels Rift Valley Railways 25-year concession
Massive sea and land journey for transformers
Mozambique extends logging ban by three months
Ghana Ports: Tema Drydock and Takoradi Container Terminal open for business
Transaid truck donation to Zambia
Viking Line signs with Chinese shipyard for new cruise ship
PRESS RELEASES: Seatrade Cruise Med venues for 2018 & 2020 announced
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : KENNEDY

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Thursday/Friday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : AURORA
Ghana Ports calls for scrapping of ‘nuisance’ transit taxes
Puntland sacks anti piracy chief over statement
Kenya banks on regaining cruise tourism
Indian company to resume iron ore exports from Mozambique
Equatorial Guinea demands the return of superyacht seized by the Dutch
IMarEST hosts successful Annual Guildhall Dinner
PRESS RELEASES:
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : HÖEGH SYDNEY

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Thursday/Friday’s Maritime News

Thursday/Friday’s Maritime News

Here are today’s News Headlines:

•First View : CALEDONIAN SKY
•Tema port contractors call on Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo
•Stolen wheat recovered by police from Beira train
•Damaged dredger Macuti reaches Durban for permanent repairs
•Namibian Port Authority head Bisey Uirab visits Ghana Ports
•Maputo ferry Bagamoyo breaks down again
•African Union meets to decide trade tariffs and services
•Video Clip – Creating space for container giants
•Over half a million Mozambicans affected by Cyclone Dineo
•PRESS RELEASES
•Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
•Cruise News and Naval Activities
•Pics of the Day : BREEDE

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