Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 4 June 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   COSCO CHANG SHENG

Air Cargo: Demand decline slows in April
WHARF TALK: When the Hunter Becomes the Hunted – SEA SHEPHERD  Part Two
Battle of the Atlantic: 80th commemoration – Port of Liverpool
Seabourn Sojourn completes call at Ghanaian port of Tema
Nigeria releases VLCC Heroic Idun after plea bargain by owners
DP World & Standard Bank partner to expand trade in Africa
WHARF TALK: When the Hunter Becomes the Hunted – SEA SHEPHERD
India and Kenya stage naval exercise off Mombasa
Xeneta Container Update: Long-term ocean freight rates collapse by almost 30% in a month
Algeria to expand ship repair in port of Arzew
Pier One problems are over, promises TPT
WHARF TALK: large LR1 product tanker – NAVE CIELO
In Conversation: China in Africa: Kenya railway study shows investment projects aren’t a one-way street
Opinion Piece: Africa’s slowly expanding cast of LNG players
Article d’opinion: Le casting d’acteurs du GNL en expansion lente en Afrique
Protests close major road routes in Durban and Van Reenen
Runaway coal train collision – negligence or something else?
WHARF TALK: general cargo vessel – BLUE MASTER II
Libyan port attacked by drones, patrol vessels destroyed
IMO:   Mauritius – Strengthening oil spill preparedness plans
Boluda Maritime Corporation renforce son partenariat avec le Togo et l’Afrique de l’Ouest
Boluda Maritime Corporation strengthens its partnership with Togo and West Africa
Constitutional Court orders the extradition of Manuel Chang to the USA
WHARF TALK:two small bespoke tugs – FRANQUE TIDE & IGIRAN TIDE
Europe’s first new-build zero-emission tug on its way
Gibraltar’s Gibdock dockyard: Balaena celebrates first year anniversary
Less containers lost at sea in 2022 – WSC report
TRADE NEWS: Fluent Cargo Makes Route Planning Easy
Women in Maritime: 2024 IMO Gender Equality Award
Sixteen bodies found after Chinese fishing vessel Lu Peng Yuan Yu 028 capsizes

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 28 May 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   INDLAZI and Ever Devote

IMO Women in Maritime conference: Highlighting gender equality initiatives
WHARF TALK: Supramax bulk carrier – FRATZIS STAR
Dronamics cargo drone takes first flight
Ghana considers establishing a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at the port of Tema
French naval ship intercepts four illegal drug shipments in Indian Ocean
TNPA seeks alternative 20 MW energy capacity at Richards Bay port
WHARF TALK: small handysize tanker – MTM ROTTERDAM
What future, SA? Container Corridor disrupted by sabotage and theft
ITF News: Transport ministers kick off global summit
Privatisation of the ports debated in Tanzanian parliament
IMO: Ships’ biofouling management workshop – First Arab women’s participation
Maputo’s Agility Logistics Park chosen by distribution specialist
WHARF TALK: Offshore Patrol Vessel – ‘NRP SETÚBAL P363’
Equipment breakdowns at Durban’s DCT leads to container move count limitations by shipping lines
Three abducted crew from Grebe Bulker released after ransoming
U.A.E firms to improve, operate, and develop Tanzania’s ports
DP World to transport unaccompanied trailers between UAE and Iraq
In Conversation: Dangote launches Africa’s biggest oil refinery – 4 ways it will affect Nigeria
Seven bodies found trapped in missing capsized fishing vessel
WHARF TALK: tracking or spy vessel? – YUAN WANG 5
Challenging road ahead for retrofitting to dual-fuel engines – DNV
Fatal accident at Port of Walvis Bay
CMF creates new maritime security training force, CTF 154
Shire River accident leaves 11 Malawians missing
WHARF TALK: synchrolift topple – EUROPA
IMO: Oil spill response incident management: Support for African countries
Second drilling rig, Deepsea Mira, en route to Namibia
At IMO: Implement the MARPOL Convention – Supporting Kenya
Derailment on Northern Corridor Richards Bay line cleared
Uganda plans revival of its Standard Gauge Railway project

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 13 January 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Durban Marina

Impasse, as Transnet locks horns with Chinese loco builder, CRRC E-Loco Supply
Norwegian Tall Ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl arrives in Cape Town on circumnavigation cruise
Watching the Gangway 5 by Paul Ridgway
IN CONVERSATION: How do floating wind turbines work? 5 companies just won the first US leases for building them off California’s coast
Energy Companies are raring to go in Africa in 2023 with sustainable energy development
Xeneta container rates alert: calm before storm
Mercy Ships’ founder receives Lifetime Achievement Award at GE7 Africa Visionary Leaders Annual Summit
Le fondateur de Mercy Ships reçoit le Lifetime Achievement Award lors du sommet annuel des leaders visionnaires africains de GE7
Watching the Gangway 4   by Paul Ridgway
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for November 2022
FIRE ON SHIP IN DURBAN PORT – UPDATE
BREAKING NEWS: FIRE ON SHIP IN DURBAN HARBOUR
Watching the Gangway 3  by Paul Ridgway
Watching the Gangway 2  by Paul Ridgway
MSC completes full ownership of Bolloré Africa Logistics
Xeneta Freight Rates Update: Week 50
Watching the Gangway 1  by Paul Ridgway
IN CONVERSATION: Africa’s ports race is hyped as ‘development’ but also creates pathways for plunder
WHARF TALK: Antarctic krill trawler SEJONG
Cruise News: Unexpected arrival & MSC launches latest flagship, MSC Seascape
Holding Steady in a Turbulent Oil and Gas Market
UNCLOS – The UN Law of the Sea Convention: More relevant than ever
IN CONVERSATION: Joe Biden is meeting African leaders – why free trade is a major talking point
UNCTAD releases key data report on global economic, trade and development trends
WHARF TALK: Fisheries Protection Vessel VICTORIA MXENGE
Port of Walvis Bay to handle 110,900 tonnes of salt over eight days
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya’s Lapsset development corridor: between a bright future and a grim past
Indian Ocean wreck removal – Seychelles and Reunion
Championing women in maritime
WHARF TALK: The mystery of the Lady R – gun runner or just an innocent distressed ship?
New man, Vincent Clerc replaces Søren Skou as CEO at Maersk
TNPA calls for Request for Proposals for a LPG Terminal at Durban’s Island View
Tanker attacked by pirates off Cameroon coast
Compliance with STCW: IMO reports first regional workshop in Jeddah
Six more people arrested for Transnet pipeline theft
Walvis Bay handles largest 42,000 ton consignment of petcoke
WHARF TALK: Chinese krill trawler SHEN LAN
DP World signs to develop Puntland’s Port of Bosaso
Maritime security legislation: Support for Angola
Good news as Saldanha reduces ship time spent in port
UK Government £45 million award: Maintaining UK Flagship scientific research vessels
The making of a global port, and the unmaking of a people

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