Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 July 2020

Africaa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: JOLLY TITANIO
Pirates board general cargo ship Kota Budi off Cotonou,kidnap crew
TPT remains optimistic about SA’s remaining citrus season
FPSO Sendje Berge attacked by militants, nine personnel kidnapped
Veecraft Marine-built workboat Inkanyamba handed over to Armscor
Ten Solstad offshore vessels departing for Africa and Russia
Navis Truck Appointment System introduced at City Deep Terminal
UK’s economic recovery: Department for International Trade launches modelling review to support economic recovery
World Marine AtoN Day coincides with 122nd anniversary of lighthouse
Transnet appoints new Chief Financial Officer
Covid-19 and the oil price slump in Africa: which countries will fare better?
No Fuel, No Fumes: Water Witch clears pollution with electric clean-up boats
MOL spearheads demo voyages of autonmous coastal vessels
Historic mine sweeper SAS Durban partially sinks in Durban Harbour
Durban provides additional capacity to assist at Cape Town terminal
CMA CGM Group helping Africa accelerate its economic development
UK govt commits to protect seafarers and help stabilise global shipping market
MSC Cruises celebrates keel-laying of LNG-powered MSC World Europa
NSPCA successful in 2nd High Court action against live sheep export
Transnet Port Terminals places order with ZPMC for 22 straddle carriers
Western Cape govt concern over operational issues at Cape Town port
STS seizes control of Socotra: Ramifications and Risk
A massive Saharan dust plume is moving into the southeast US
LPG conversion accepted by Flag for use as fuel on VLGC
Royal Air Force flies aid to Africa: Tackling Coronavirus
WHARF TALK: News & Views From Along the Coast
Uganda: Protection of HGV drivers from COVID-19, Transaid’s emergency project
UK Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB): Human performance in signalling operation
Nigerian Federal Govt to take control of all anchorages

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 29 March 2020

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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Front Page: YUAN WANG 7
Help on the way: USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy deployed on us East & West Coasts
Cruise and ship port movements due to COVID-19
SA port terminals closed except for selected services
Liebherr to supply RTG cranes for DP World Berbera terminal
Is this the end for SAA as it suspends all domestic flights?
Port of Beira tightens up on COVID-19 counter-measures
Piracy: Second ship approached by suspicious craft near Agbami Terminal
Pirates attack Greek bulker mv SCARABE IMO 9712967 off Brass, Nigeria
COVID-19: Transport keeps us going
Jihadists attack northern Mozambique town of Quissanga, second in 48 hours
Coronavirus: Actions and measures in North Sea Port**
Shifting Realities: How the Covid-19 crisis will impact the maritime threat picture
Table Bay NSRI called to evacuate seafarer from bulk carrier
NSPCA expresses dismay at fate of 70,000 sheep at sea
Jihadist terrorists attack & seize Mocimboa da Praia by land and sea
Truck driver killed by crane at Cape Town Container Terminal
Nigerian Navy tasked with tracking ships calling in Nigeria
COVID-19: West African borders slam shut
Opening up the Northern Sea Route: Fast L-Band satellite network speed
The Supplier’s Supplier – the weakest links in the Supply Chain
WACT receives first direct container service into East Nigeria
MSC ship attacked by pirates west of Port Libreville, seven crew abducted
“Coronavirus ‘war’ demands joint action”
Sailors’ Society SA & Apostleship of the Sea introduce virtual seafarer support
Update on local cruise ships situation
COVID-19 IMO SG briefing
Cruise ships wrap up Southern African calls, yet others en route

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 21 July 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines

First View: STENA IMPRIMIS

Deepsea Stavanger to return for more drilling off SA’s southern Cape coast
SAMSA holds Chrysanthi 1 responsible for Algoa Bay oil spill
Ford to create 1200 new jobs, new exports at Pretoria plant
Support for science from Namport at Walvis Bay school
South Africa accedes to compensation regime for hazardous and noxious cargoes
Gibraltar’s Chief Minister meets PM May in 10 Downing Street
Union says go-slow at Port of Ngqura not the only reason for poor productivity
Seabed Geosolutions wins 4D ocean bottom survey offshore West Africa
MSC Gayane seized by U.S. in drug raid released on bail
Multilateral Southern African Maritime Search & Rescue Agreement concluded
Zimbabwe railways turns to mining engineering for turnaround
West African waters remain pirate hotspot, reports IMB
Angola’s Sonangol to take 20% stake in future oil discoveries
TPT launches exposure programme for youth in port cities
ONE Line delivers recycled clothing for African cyclone victims
Cruise orderbook hits new high of over $69 billion
Pirates attack Turkish ship Paksoy-1 off Nigeria, 10 crew abducted
Chinese express interest in re-launching the Lobito Corridor & Benguela Railway
Another Port Elizabeth offshore patient evacuation for the NSRI
ONE Introduces Africa India Middle East (AIM) Service
Heavylift BOKA Vanguard successfully lifts giant Carnival cruise ship
Lot of homework before AfCFTA can reshape the economy
South African port statistics for June 2019 are now available
MPS Terminal 3 at Port of Tema, Ghana handles first container ship
MV Grace 1, more…
NATO port visit: Exercise Sea Breeze 2019

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 14-17 June 2019

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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First View 1: LA CHAMPLAIN
First View 2: ENIGMA XK
CURRENT NEWS
US statement and video on tanker attacks
Attacks on shipping, coast of Oman: IMO Secretary-General speaks out
BIMCO urges nations to co-operate after tankers attacked in Hormuz Strait
10,000 tonnes of bridgeworks as project cargo via Port of Walvis Bay
Seychelles floating solar energy project moves forward
Ngqura tank farm project remains on track
Introducing TNPA’s only woman diver
Central Africa stands to benefit the most from AfCFTA
Transnet Port Terminals invests millions in youth training
Rwanda needs US$1.3 billion for a standard gauge railway linking with Tanzania
SA citrus exports to China commence with arrival in Shanghai
East London school girls welcomed into port
Interview with Commander of Cape Verde’s Coast Guard
DHL e-commerce platform rolled out to another nine African countries
African Energy Chamber to host Equatorial Guinea Licensing Rounds in China
Getting their hands dirty, port stakeholders clean Maydon Wharf
Embrace digitalisation to prosper, Synergy Group CEO tells shipping industry
South African port statistics for the month of May 2019 are now available
Minister Mbalula says he is disappointed at ongoing N3 trucking violence
Transnet taking global lead in future of heavy haul railways
IMO venue for Gulf of Guinea conference
Ngqura tug SHASA completes service at East London dry dock
Normandy finale in pictures
South Africa observes World Oceans Day
Transnet provisionally lifts ban on fishing, commercial diving in Durban Bay
Interview with the Commander of the Ghana Navy, Rear Admiral Seth Amoama
Angola makes another discovery off Angola
Update on the missing fishing craft off Southern Cape
D-Day 75 Commemoration 1944-2019
New green in-water hull cleaning technology can create local jobs
Rosy future predicted for Tanzanian Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika
AU forges ahead with AfCFTA operational phase
Angola launches first-ever marginal fields bidding round
Large-scale ongoing search for two missing fishing boats off Western Cape
Portsmouth and D-Day 75 commemoration 1944-2019

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OPINION: WHAT IT TAKES TO BE THE GLOBAL TERMINAL OPERATOR OF CHOICE

WHAT IT TAKES TO BE THE GLOBAL TERMINAL OPERATOR OF CHOICE

The top terminal operators globally account for approximately 30% market share in the world. According to Port Technology (2014), the world’s top 5 terminal operators by market share percentage are PSA International (market share for its global port projects was recorded at 8.7%), Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) (7,0%), APM Terminals (5,5%), DP World (5,1%) and China Merchant Holdings International (3,6%). Transnet Port Terminals CE, Nozipho Sithole, gives her views on what factors are key to making one an international terminal operator of choice.

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africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : ERISORT
Unrest suspends Vale coal mining activity at Moatize
Aligning TNPA port plans with business requirements at Port Elizabeth & Ngqura
KZN Exporter of the Year Awards
Coal to the world, Growth to the Nation
ENI and Sasol invite public comment on South Africa drilling programme
Port Elizabeth Port Festival dates announced
The successes of Ulstein’s X-Bow, followed by the X-Stern
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : OSHIMANA

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Here are the News Headlines:

First View : DIAMOND LAND
Annual KZN Exporter of the Year Awards recognises outstanding performances
Nigeria acts against armed guards on merchant ships
Half a billion investment boost for Port of East London
Vale Moçambique coal production hits a peak
Rovuma-Gauteng gas pipeline draws closer with talks
Ships’ officers’ union launches key shipping facts cards
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : STENAWECO SPIRIT

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