Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 April 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: MSC LUDOVICA
Central & West African ports cannot shut down, rules PMAWCA
Latest on the Queen Mary 2 medical emergency
Transnet appoints former airline executive to run the TFR freight rail service
Combi Dock 1 loads ultra large project cargo at Port of Takoradi
Queen Mary 2 departs from Durban and South Africa
South African Government relaxes some port restrictions
Updated Maritime Security Guidance: West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea
Nigeria imposes curfew at Lagos but ports remain open
Repatriation of Filipino seafarers
Royal Australian Navy frigate interdicts 3 tons of narcotics
Stowaways allegedly put overboard from Chinese ship off KZN coast
Transport Minister Mbalula gives update on transport regulations
First ore train in three days seen on Sishen – Saldanha railway
Crew on Maersk containership confirmed with COVID-19
Maersk advises of seasonal adjustment to Far East-SA Safari Service
Nigerian terminal operators want ports to remain fully open
MPDC adopts measures to ensure continuity of business during COVID-19 crisis
NIMASA bans international vessels with no thermal screening facilities
Transnet makes properties available as COVID-19 quarantine sites
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) offers six-month pause on assessment and certification
Maputo conference and exhibition moved to August
Russian naval frigate due in Cape Town
Ninth vessel added to restore SRX Europe-South Africa service reliability
Piracy: Aborted attack on mv Lana south of Bonny Island
Covid-19 curtails operations at Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals
CMA CGM increases liquidity with sale of eight terminals
Help on the way: USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy deployed on US East & West Coasts
Cruise and ship port movements due to COVID-19

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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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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

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MSC BIANCA
SA Agulhas II sets off for South Africa’s 57th Antarctica expedition
Large shipment of Mozambique ivory intercepted by Cambodia police
HM The Queen commissions HMS Queen Elizabeth into the Royal Navy
Arrested tanker Pretty Scene sells on auction in Durban for R164-million
Fishing vessel Ellis S sinks in rough seas, crew rescued
The House of Lords Brexit-Deal or No Deal report
Transnet Freight Rail employees celebrate GCU qualifications
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC EARTH

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