Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 11 February 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View 1: VASILIY GOLOVNIN
First View 2: PROMETHEUS
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
Nigerian pirates strike again, seizing landing craft Laetitia and kidnapping three of the crew
The price of terror, as cruise ship Nautica diverts away from Mombasa
US offers to help counter terror attacks in northern Mozambique
MoU signed for additional development of Jeddah Islamic Port
Combined Armed Forces seize another 3 tonnes of narcotics in Arabian Sea
South African government says SA is playing its part in curbing maritime crime
Cyclone warning for Indian Ocean as two storms threaten
Meridian Port Services takes delivery of second batch of RTG & STS cranes for Tema port
The Workboat Code. Edition 2
Vesconite appoints four additional engineers to boost technical advice
The earth’s Northern Magentic Pole is moving away from Canada’s arctic towards Siberia
African road safety leadership program kicks off in Abidjan
Transnet cracks down with intent to suspend another eight senior executives
Cameroon’s Port of Douala–Bonabéri has record cargo and ship throughput
Nigerian Shippers Council begins registration of port service providers
DP World Puntland manager shot dead inside Bosaso port
Transaid’s Land’s End to John O’Groats Cycle Challenge announced
Maputo reaches record cargo throughput figures in 2018
Nigerian pirates release seven Russian seafarers kidnapped from MSC Mandy
Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS) names its new patrol boat Ovia
Cutty Sark celebrates her 150th anniversary with a year of celebration
Mantashe says oil and gas exploration off Cape South Coast expected to boost economy
Maersk announces a cut-back on cadets from South Africa and the UK
Some news you may have missed last week…
Jihadist attacks force dusk to dawn curfew in northern Mozambique port town
Massachusetts Maritime Academy cadets visit Port of Durban
Registration begins of all Ugandan boats on Lake Victoria
Angola’s state timber warehouses generate revenue, but at what expense?
Offshore patrol vessel (OPV) SAS Makhanda takes up fishery patrol

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 January 2018

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

First View 1: AIDAaura
Cyclone warning in Southern Mozambique Channel, threat to Northern Mozambique
North Sea Port monitoring the Brexit closely
Port statistics for December 2018 are now available
NSRI called to medivac injured seaman from deepsea fishing vessel
CMA CGM adjusts its EURAF 4 & EURAF 5 West Africa services
Lunar New Year brings adjustments to CMA CGM African services
Cultivating human resources for marine resource development
Chad is offered 10 hectare logistics base in Cameroonian port of Douala
Relief for Apapa as 2-km Wharf Road is completed and ready to be opened
Congestion as Jambo ferry breaks down, stranding Mombasa commuters
Spanish Sener group to design new Tanzanian Lake Victoria ferry
Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation
Freight forwarders ready to clear up the mess left by politicians, says (UK) freight forwarders’ association
Arresting a ship under business rescue — some clarity from the court
Alpha Logistics tackles dredging Mombasa
Synergy Group fleet boosted by Ever Gifted, a new 20,000+ TEU containership
Kenya’s SGR railway Phase 2A on track, says railway acting head, but Chinese anticipate delays
International News: North Sea Port Record Year 2018
Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth completes refit at Damen Shipyard
Douala port concessioning shortlist — Bolloré and APM Terminal consortium surprising exclusion
Chinese fishing vessel Hai Feng 823 arrested in Monrovia for illegal cargo
Mozambique slaps two-month ban on fishing & marketing of shrimp
No sign of development with proposed Caprivi railway from Grootfontein to Katima Mulilo
Goodyear in Africa: Support for the Africa transport charity Transaid
Cape fires: A view from above — the Copernicus Sentinel 2-B image from space
CMF’s HMAS Ballarat makes first drug seizure of 2019, ship’s 3rd success 
Stonewin opens ship bunkering operation at Port Louis, Mauritius
Japan’s Toyota Tsusho proposes US$600 million development in Angola’s Namibe Bay
EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….

EU NAVFOR patrol ship Relampago conducts friendly approach to Somali fishing vessel
Maersk & Safmarine launch Musafir Express to Mogadishu
More names revealed in alleged Mozambican EMATUM fraud
Mammoet moves heavy lifting equipment into northern Mozambique
Indian Naval ship escorts World Food Programme vessel for first time
Walvis Bay looks forward to six cruise ship calls during January
Morocco to invest US$190 million in port infrastructure
ICTSI signs 20-year concession to develop & operate Port Sudan Container Terminal
Namibian environmental ministry puts a stop to South African manganese exports through Luderitz

OLDER NEWS CAN BE FOUND AT NEWS CATEGORIES…….

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News 6 January 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News headlines:

First View : 1. SILVER DISCOVERER
First View : 2. SAS PROTEA
First View: 3. TRAMMO BAUMANN
MOL car carrier Sincerity Ace on ‘significant’ fire in mid-Pacific
Chinese heavylift Hai Yang Shi You 278 with oil rig on deck in Durban for repairs
Drug haul No.5 for CMF in boarding operations in Arabian Sea
73-year old American medivacced off cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer near Mossel Bay
CMA CGM announces improvements to Asea-Kenya-Mogadishu Service
South Africa launches its most advanced nano-satellite, precursor to advanced maritime communications
CMA CGM announces improvement for NOURA Service
European shippers and BREXIT: last chance to prevent chaos
Another book on ships: Cargo Liners, an Illustrated History
Hamburg Pilots’ Choir: New Year Concert 2019
Transaid CEO Caroline Barber looks back over 2018
Two cyclones, Cilida and Kenanga, threaten in western Indian Ocean
Tracking cyclones to improve risk assessment
Inflatable Boat Challenge races to Port of Mossel Bay harbour
Milestones as chaplains visit hundreds of ships
Port of Mossel Bay hosts fishing competition
South African support for Africa-EU partnership
Airfreight: U-Freight brings power to the people of Chad
Mission to Seafarers’ Christmas message: Call to action on seafarers’ mental health
Wentworth Resources to pull out of Mozambique, concentrate on Tanzania
Mozambique fishing remains in the hands of artisanal fishermen
Navy frigate SAS Spioenkop collides with SAS Drakensberg
Well-known personality in the Port of Durban, Willem Kruk, has passed away
EARLIER NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…….
South African port statistics for November are available here
South Africa deposits instrument ratifying TFTA
Another oil vessel splits in two at Tema port anchorage
Mozambique Navy & Fisheries personnel receive maritime counter piracy training from French
Hydrographers can now add letters after their name
Another three terrorist attacks made in Mozambique’s Palma district
CMA CGM wins top environmental award
The Dragon strikes again, seizes second haul of drugs from dhow in Indian Ocean
Special Feature: Remember Winter in the North Atlantic 40 years ago
Dredger Isandlwana sails from Durban to dredge at Port of Mossel Bay
HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Portsmouth
Mozambique fisheries minister denies any knowledge of Chinese fishing boats

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : JPO LEO
Nigeria’s head of Ship Owners Assoc speaks out on floating dock plan
Maputo-Catembe Bridge delayed yet again
35 Seafarers kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea in first half of 2018-EOS Report
Djibouti improves position in World Bank rankings due to infrastructure spend
Coega car plant BAIC ramps up use of local materials and labour
Hapag-Lloyd annopunces Europe-Australia (EAX) rotation & terminal changes
Transaid Latest-transforming lives through safe, available, and sustainable transport
TNPA observes Women’s Month
How the new fuel regulations change the entire shipping industry
Complimentary map: Port projects in the Middle East
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MAERSK VARNA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : GLOVIS CORONA
PIL refutes merger rumours
Career navy man appointed Deputy Chief of the Navy
South Africa & China to participate in trade talks
CMA CGM re-introduces WAX 2 Service to West Africa
Transaid commences a major project of driver training in Uganda
Naval: USS Gerald R Ford commissioning
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC SOFIA CELESTE

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : BOW TRIUMPH
Transnet’s positive performance despite difficult economic climate
The Gambia approves FAR acquisition of offshore blocks
DP World and Masdar to explore clean energy solutions
Mozambique’s creditors now divided after Kroll audit
Transaid new CE: Caroline Barber
Science tackles illegal fishing
PRESS RELEASE: iContainers warns ocean freight industry ‘ill prepared’ for cyber attacks
PRESS RELEASE: What does the future hold for cruise ships and shipbuilders?
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : BREMEN REEFER

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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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