Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 26 May 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: MSC PARIS
First View 2: BOW JUBAIL
Port of PE becomes first SA port to achieve ISO 45001 certification
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Svitzer begins landmark trial of new line handling technology
New Damen crew boat for Angolan diving services company Octomar
EU-Polarnet White Papers released
TNPA ports to usher in in-water hull cleaning
Damen called in to assist with new Lake Victoria jetty
Crackdown on ferries and boats on Lake Victoria
Ethiopia-Djibouti railway partially re-opens after derailment
New ASD tug for the Enapor Cape Verde operations
Growing Blue conference on Blue Economy starts Thursday in Maputo
No indication when deepening of Durban’s DCT North Quay might go ahead
Two Kenya Navy ships visit Port of Maputo
Pirated ship Apecus has a checkered and illegal history, says NIMASA
Mozambique Port Operators Association is formed
Mossel Bay charity fishing competition planned for Youth Month
USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Kearsarge naval groups joint ops in Arabian Sea
Carbon Tax Bill to cut emissions in South Africa from 1 June 2019
Germany to return historic 15th Century Cape Cross navigation landmark to Namibia
Boat tragedy on Lake Albert leaves more than 30 dead
Marking World Safety & Health Day at Work in Port of Durban
Fire on board a second Grimaldi car carrier RoRo
CMA CGM hikes shipping rates from Asia to Africa US $300-400
CMA CGM seasonal adjustments to Noura East African service
Anglo American performs first carbon offset iron ore shipment from South Africa to Europe
Chevron walks away from Anadarko purchase
Ghana’s president intercedes in Tema port dispute
More acts of piracy reported from Gulf of Guinea
Debmarine Namibia contracts Damen to build seventh diamond recovery vessel
President Nyusi concerned that armed violence in north of Mozambique could spread
APM Terminals Inland Services to be integrated into Maersk Logistics
South African port statistics for the month of April are now available
Report published on industry-level response to marine plastic pollution

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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

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First View : CIELO DI JARI
Ngqura port’s new liquid bulk facility makes progress
TNPA testing helicopter marine pilot transfer service at Port of Cape Town
Controversy rages over DoT’s high cube container decision
Taking transformation of Island View precinct another stage further
NSRI rescues ill seafarer off immobilised chokka boat
Former RMS St Helena sold again and returning to the UK
CMA CGM confirms its intention of turning CEVA into a leading logistics provider
Hundreds of UK troops deploy on Exercise Trident Juncture
ClassNK releases ‘ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)’
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ADFINES SKY

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : MAERSK SIRAC
Peace and stability in Indian Ocean is priority for India’s foreign policy
Mozambique to stop importing sugar from next year
30,000 tons of cocoa trapped by gridlocked roads outside Lagos ports
Railroad to new port at Macuse now a priority for 2019
Transnet NPA outlines plans for Port of Mossel Bay
Prime Minister Theresa May hands over SS Mendi ship ship’s bell
Princess Jennifer sails from Durban for Koko after storm damage repairs
Gibdock completes complex ballast water treatement system retrofit to bulker Zambesi
Drive New Ways — Voith at the SMM 2018 (Hamburg)
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : ZENITH LEADER

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : SM NEW YORK
Sappi’s R7 billion investment to influence KZN economy
Nigerian Ports Authority conditionally lifts suspension at Lagos on Maersk, Cosco, APS and Lansal
Ghana faces new legal dispute over maritime boundary
TNPA employees commemorate Mandela Centenary
Maputo-Ka Tembe is the name chosen for the new suspension bridge over Maputo Bay
AfDB calls for feasibility study for Madagascan port in Manakara
Princess Cruises orders two LNG cruise ships from Fincantieri
Multi-national naval exercise, RIMPAC 2018 continues
GAC Angola renews ship agency contract with POSH Semco
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : AKTORAS

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : OCTOPUS
South Africa sets up body to manage marine pollution
Col Andre Ciseau appointed acting PMAESA Secretary General
Portugal and Mozambique to cooperate on maritime transport
Sasol’s Mozambique tender is suspended
Djibouti launches International Free Trade Zones-wants Djibouti to become global trading hub
TNPA, uMhlatuze Municipality & Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone sign MoU
Cruise ship movements–Prinsendam sold, Costa Venezia floats out
Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine agrees to sell to Kongsberg
International Harbour Masters’ Association (IHMA) announces first ever Port Operations Awards
IHMA’s new President hails from Port of Fremantle
CMA CGM advises that Ivory Coast has implemented a Verification of Conformity programme
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : DONAUGRACHT

The port on the masthead today is:  RICHARDS BAY Coal Terminal

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : BOUNDARY
Grindrod’s bell rings on Nasdaq with a follow-up ring on the JSE today
South Africa a hub for marine aids to navigation training
South Africa a Hub for Marine Aids to Navigation Training
Cargo Owners face huge potential liability claims if their cargo causes damage
Iconic Maputo Bay Catembe bridge delayed-no date set
Fifth Meraviglia-class cruise ship ordered by MSC Cruises
Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Diploma for Harbour Masters
DNV GL issues first type approval for aluminium cables onboard ships
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : PLEIADES SPIRIT

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : MAERSK LEBU
Changes at the top for Transnet National Ports Authority
Australian family on yacht has narrow escape from pirates off Yemen
Coastal bunker barge/tanker Amber II in operation at Richards Bay
Ghana’s VP calls for Africa to clean up and ensure that unseaworthy ships are made unwelcome
COSCO mega container ship in collision
Video ABB Port’s eye on the container shipping industry–Uno Bryfors
PIL chairman & founder YC Chang steps down
BREXIT and the Westminster Parliament–Gibraltar
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MAERSK MISAKI

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

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First View : SAS PROTEA
Port statistics for November are now available here
EU Naval Force Operation Atalanta reaches ninth anniversary combating piracy
African ports must harness technology for more effective skills & talent development
Durban beaches cleaned, nurdle clean-up operations move North
Mozambique signs iron ore mining contract with Baobab
Reminder about Nigeria’s new palletisation in containers policy
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : NAUTICA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines

First View : STOLT SNELAND
TNPA appoints new port managers at East London & Mossel Bay
Four African nations eected to 40-member IMO Council
Damen Shipyards Cape Town hosts one-day Dredging Seminar and Demo
US$ 2.7 billion contracts signed for Nacala Corridor
Ports Regulator grants TNPA average of 2.5% increase in tariffs
NSRI 17-hour mission to rescue vessel 40 nautical miles off the coast
RAF military advisory training team in Nigeria
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : SEASTAR ENDEAVOUR

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