Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 3 February 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  MAERSK TACOMA

Kumba’s tale of lost exports
WHARF TALK: LR1 class products tanker CHEMTRANS ARCTIC
Green shipping in South Africa: IMO supporting opportunities
Boluda Towage adds additional tug to fleet in Mauritania
COMMENT: MSC Shosholoza feeder service Ngqura to Cape Town
Mercy Ships’ newest Hospital Ship ready to lower her gangplank for patients
WHARF TALK: mini bulk carrier – LITA
MSC’s Shosholoza feeder service gets underway
IN CONVERSATION: Somaliland’s oil find could reset the regional balance: here’s how
Transaid at 25: London fundraising
Six arrested for truck highjacking – one a policeman
WHARF TALK: homeported at Cape Town – MSC SINFONIA
Land reclamation in the Maldives: Boskalis acquires €120 million contract
Xeneta container rates alert: record-breaking fall in long-term rates for ocean freight, as carriers brace for stormy 2023
MoU signed for railway linking Niger and Nigeria
MoU signé pour le chemin de fer reliant le Niger et le Nigeria
French Naval frigate FS Nivôse calls at Durban
Latest problem to hamstring Durban port operations – a broken down tug fleet
WHARF TALK: Neo-Panamax container vessel – MSC ATHENS
IN CONVERSATION: Copper transformed way the world works before: it’s about to do so again
Kenya’s new Lake Victoria ship, Uhuru II, to be launched in May
Large ammonia-fuelled bulk carrier development by MOL and Mitsui
Trademark Africa expands into West Africa
Trademark Africa s’étend en Afrique de l’Ouest
Transnet approaches market for lease of Durban-Johannesburg Container Corridor 
WHARF TALK: MR2 product tanker – STI MAGISTER
Hamburg Süd loses its identity as Maersk consolidates brands
IMO Symposium: The Maritime Single Window 2024
Anglo American loads first LNG dual-fuelled vessel in chartered fleet
IN CONVERSATION: Deep sea reefs are spectacular and barely-explored – they must be conserved
Aqaba Cruise Terminal opens
Revamped Mombasa Cruise Terminal making a difference

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 20 January 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:  MAERSK CABO VERDE
Wharf Talk: Cruising the East Coast – Azamara Journey
Xeneta Container Rates Update: Week 3
Morocco’s Port of Nador rises in the shadow of Tanger Med
IN CONVERSATION: It’s snow joke — Russia’s noisy Antarctic seismic ship is coming to Cape Town
WHARF TALK: SA Port Statistics for December 2022
Wharf Talk: The annexation of Marion and Prince Edward Islands – 4th January 1948
IMO in Yemen: Support to develop a legal framework – Enhancing maritime security
Cape Corridor’s East London mainline has shutdown for annual maintenance
The Russians (and Chinese) are coming! Joint naval exercise Mosi
IN CONVERSATION: Kenya and South Africa are working to address trade barriers: where to start
Two fuel theft suspects found dead in Johannesburg
Transnet financial results for the first six months of year 2022/23
WHARF TALK: LR1 tanker & story of a hero – ELAN VITAL
Cape Town delays and bad weather in Bay of Biscay impacts on SAECS scheduling
PIL inaugurates its first block train in Africa
World Bank: Sharp, long-lasting slowdown to hit developing countries
Drill for oil, and keep on drilling, Africa urged
WHARF TALK: Norwegian Sail Training Ship – STATSRAAD LEHMKUHL
Cape St Lucia Lighthouse vandalism latest – buildings set on fire
Ghana’s Takoradi port to be managed & operated by Turkey’s Yilport Holding
Transnet & Liebherr reach agreement over questionable payment to third party
Xeneta Container Freight Rates Update: Week 2
Global piracy incidents: Lowest levels in decades – Sustained efforts needed
Port of Cape Town’s interim truck staging plan a fiasco
Kalmar to supply Port of Maputo with new terminal tractors and forklift trucks
Two new pilot boats delivered by Med Marine to Port of Misurata (Libya)
Updates and revisions to several MSC Africa services

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