Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 9 September 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Jolly Palladio

Cable theft disrupts coal deliveries to Richards Bay Coal Terminal
WHARF TALK: HMS SWALLOW – 1768
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya’s Lamu Port was meant to deliver great things. But, as the story of local fishermen shows, it hasn’t
Xeneta container update: Questioning myths of declining container volumes
South Africa cuts short orange export season to EU due to Black Spot concerns
MSC re-routes ships to avoid blue whales off the coast of Sri Lanka
VUKA Marine extends its support for the SA ship register
WHARF TALK: HMS SWALLOW – 1768
Focus on Port of Durban – Unusual ship movements
U.S. sea base ship Hershel “Woody” Williams next calls at Walvis Bay
Africa Adaptation Summit
TRADE NEWS: DNV and MSC sign 100 vessel contract for Anti-Roll Assist and ARCS
Shell loses case as High Court rules against Wild Coast survey
WHARF TALK: German light cruiser – KARLSRUHE  1935
Mozambique’s President Nyusi confirms a second FLNG for Rovuma Basin is under study
New KZN Dube Trade Port chemical plant to boost economy, reduce exports
MSC’s TIL & Hutchison Ports team up for massive Rotterdam container terminal
Keen interest by third party operators for slots on railway network
WHARF TALK: An English Privateer and Robinson Crusoe – 1710
USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams crew awarded USCG Special Operations Service Ribbon
Tanger Med installs advanced software to reduce wind gust damage
Os 35 casualty – pumping continues as engineroom structure expected to deteriorate
Focus switch to COP27: African leaders in Gabon for Africa Climate Week
Commonwealth Secretariat and UNCTAD Accord at Africa Climate Week 

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 September 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  SALICA FRIGO

Taylor Maritime Investments makes takeover offer for Grindrod Shipping
WHARF TALK: Panamax LR1 product tanker OCTA LUNE
AMSA and PSC: Report shows zero-tolerance approach lifts shipping standards
Nigeria’s Navy Shipyard Limited (NSL) delivers semi-ballistic gunboats 
USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams returns to Cape Town
Arrests of allegedly corrupt former Transnet bosses a ‘milestone’
Coral Sul delayed by technical hitches, tanker sails from Pemba
WHARF TALK: Green Dolphin 38 eco bulk carrier GOLDEN ISLE
CMA CGM adds second ship to 9-vessel SHAKA 2 service
Gambia’s Department of Fisheries trains second batch of vessel observers
CRUISE NEWS: Fred.Olsen cancels cruises due to lack of demand
Sale of Maerk Container Industry (MCI) to China’s CIMC terminated
Strong half-year results for Grindrod Limited
WHARF TALK: handysize flexi chemical tanker CHEMSTAR IRIS
IMO mission to Malawi: 22-26 August 2022
Transnet says it is committed to amicable wage negotiations: strike on the horizon
NEW BOOKS:
Bolloré Logistics joins the Shippers’ Coalition for Low Carbon Maritime Transport

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 3 October 2021

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   STAVANGER PIONEER

Port of Mossel Bay: Celebrating over 500 years of Maritime Heritage
WHARF TALK: For a change, a Handysize tanker – MTM AMSTERDAM
IN CONVERSATION: How illegal fishing off Cameroon’s coast worsens maritime security
WHARF TALK: Research vessel – PELAGIA
Xeneta container rates alert: long-term ocean freight rates now up over 90% year-on-year
AVIATION: SAA reactivate partnership with Emirates and MoU with Kenya Airways
Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal on planned maintenance shutdown
Kalmar to supply Mombasa port with reachstackers and forklift trucks
TFR door not yet slammed shut to coal line extension to Botswana
China introduces loadshedding – its way
How to cushion consumers from high maritime freight rates
Nigeria Ports Authority boss says Nigeria is poised to become West Africa’s maritime hub
Maersk sells its container factory business to CIMC
WHARF TALK: Another cargo of palm oil – BOW SAGA
Protests close Port Sudan seaport and the city’s airport  UPDATE
TPT introduces truck booking system at Cape Town port terminals
Inchcape briefing: A wide range of MSI services
WHARF TALK: tanker with a sticky cargo – MAERSK BRIGIT
DSV opens Africa’s largest integrated logistics centre
Protests close Port Sudan seaport and the city’s airport
Seafarer access to medical care now a matter of life and death
New senior appointments by TNPA
WHARF TALK: Cape Town visit for USS HERSHEL ‘WOODY’ WILLIAMS
Extra large first heavylift for Mammoet’s terminal crane at Lagos
Ever Act, world’s biggest, now on her way into service
WHARF TALK: tale of tanker in a predicament – ENERGY CENTAUR
Synergy Group takes over Maersk tankers’ technical management business
French warship seizes over $5 million haul of illicit drugs
Second cyber attack in a year for CMA CGM
Leverage trade to build sustainable food systems – WTO D-G

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