Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 2 November 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   MSC CAROLE

Richards Bay Karpowership back on the table
WHARF TALK: ocean towing and salvage tug – VIRGO
Transnet establishes Interim Infrastructure Manager
IMO and the Djibouti Code of Conduct: A strategic approach
EU what? A simple guide to the EU ETS
TP Nchocho appointed as the new TNPA board chairperson
US boots four African nations from AGOA
WHARF TALK: Neo-Panamax container vessel – LUANDA EXPRESS
EU support for making Walvis Bay into regional industrial & logistics hub
In Conversation: Niger delta is rich in resources, but environmental destruction is pushing people into poverty
DNV issues safe guidelines for industrial AI
Dearsan launches first offshore patrol vessel for Nigeria
WHARF TALK: Damen built harbour tugs NESTOR PERCY GALLEY and Gp.CAPT. EDWARD A.A. AWUVIRI
Official kick off for Namibia’s cruise season
EU and US sign MoU to develop Lobito Corridor and new Zambia-Lobito rail line
Drafting national legislation at IMO
TNPA checking the market for LNG importation at country’s ports
Transnet Board introduces its Turnaround Plan
WHARF TALK: ex-RN now diamond mining vessel YA TOIVO
AMSA Alert! Electric Vehicles: Risks associated with carriage
Ocean shipping industry must invest and build partnerships to reduce carbon – Xeneta Summit
In Conversation: China’s Belt and Road Initiative turns 10: Xi announces 8 new priorities, continues push for global influence
Maritime civil engineering: Events and guidelines
Port managers of Angola’s Luanda and Cape Verde elected APLOP consultant
Gestores portuários de Luanda e Cabo Verde, em Angola, eleitos consultores da APLOP
IMO Member State Audit Scheme
Second SA Navy MMIPV to be named SAS King Shaka on Friday

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 12 October 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Kota Lekas

INVITATION TO TENDER: Dock Pontoon – Pontoon Lifter

RCL part of new service between Far East and East Africa
WHARF TALK: Pipelaying vessel – CASTORONE
Trade News: Fastro Lifting System Nominated for Heavy Lift Awards
SAMSA’s Sobantu Tilayi reinstated in his former position with the maritime authority
WHARF TALK: Handy class products tanker – BRO DEVELOPER to HAWKS PROGRESS
Giant FPSO GTA set to enter Durban for engineering work
Nacala Corridor to be managed by Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia
Namport and Interpol Central Bureau for Namibia in collaboration
DNV Study: Can CO2 capture and nuclear get ships to net zero?
Port of Mocimboa da Praia officially recommissioned
WHARF TALK: multi-purpose cargo vessel – BREADBOX HARRIER
President Nyusi inaugurates new infrastructure at Port Nacala
East London dry dock enjoying busy spell
In Conversation: The Atlantic Ocean’s major current system is slowing down – but a 21st century collapse is unlikely
APM Terminals Monrovia boosted by new cranes and dredging
WHARF TALK: Linea Ignazio Messina &C. SpA Part 2
TNPA Mossel Bay clears way to increase ship repair capacity
Hydrogen and ammonia-fuelled ships: IMO and safety guidance
Nigerian Government encourages use of barges to evacuate cargo from Eastern ports
Star of the Seas to be the next RCI Icon class ship
Obituary: Captain Tom Woodfield OBE – Polar Medallist
Orange Marine launches new cable laying vessel, Sophie Germain
Logistics provider Van den Bosch expands into East Africa & Indian Ocean Islands
Transnet Freight Rail CE Sizakele Mzimela resigns

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 3 March 2023

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   COSTA DELIZIOSA

Transnet says allocating available capacity to emerging miners is a fair solution
WHARF TALK: Fisheries Patrol Vessel LILIBET
Saipem awarded USD400 million drilling contract off Ivory Coast
Saipem remporte un contrat de forage de 400 millions de dollars au large de la Côte d’Ivoire
Greenpeace calls for strengthened surveillance of illegal fishing off West Africa
Greenpeace appelle à une surveillance renforcée de la pêche illégale au large de l’Afrique de l’Ouest
Not all gloom and doom – TPT still performing well in certain sectors
WHARF TALK: MR2 product tanker AEGEA
Mozambique’s TotalEnergies-led LNG project in Cabo Delgado province set to restart in July
The global nature of trade will prevail, MSC CEO Soren Toft tells TPM23 conference
Mozambique’s Limpopo Railway remains closed by heavy rain
CMA CGM adds Comoros call via Mtwara on NOURA service
IN CONVERSATION: Crisis meeting called after trucks block N2 highway and trash local airfield
WHARF TALK: P&O cruise ship ARTANIA
Guinea-Bissau: Oil spill response planning
MSC introduces 15,000 TEU MSC Virgo to the port of Pointe-Noire
Two govts commit to fixing road jams at border between DRC and Zambia
Xeneta Container Update: global long-term container rates arrest decline in February, buoyed by surge in US export rates
East London port taking back its role as an agricultural export port
WHARF TALK: A cruise ship plus a quiz – COSTA DELIZIOSA
TotalEnergies & Sasol link up with Air Liquide for renewable energy in South Africa
US Coast Guard cutter hauls in 1.5 tons of illegal drugs in Arabian Sea
M-Net TV series Reyka being filmed in Port of Durban
IMO Secretary-General Statement: Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov
Torrential rains and cyclone Freddy batter Mozambique
WHARF TALK: the US oceanographic research ship – ROGER REVELLE
Nigerian Navy hands over seized tanker Sea Eunice IMO 8609072 to NIMASA
Transnet allocates 2 million tons of manganese ore capacity to emerging miners
TotalEnergies & partners to drill more oil offshore Namibia
IN CONVERSATION: Ready for Freddy? SA must prepare for more intense weather events
IMCA welcomes workboat owners & operators under new membership category
New South African freight airline, Suid Cargo Airlines, ready to take wing

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 23 September 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

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FIRST VIEW:   Port of East London

Port of Walvis Bay handles 80 new tipper trucks for mining operation
WHARF TALK: French oceanographic research vessel ANTEA
Boost for Liberia’s Port Buchanan with project cargo
Return of the Bronagh J – back at Moma
ATSB Report: BBC Rhonetal ship fire.Port Hedland, Western Australia
The Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Rubber Tyre Gantries arrive for Durban Container Terminal, STS for Cape Town
DP World wins again in latest judgement over Djibouti concession
IN CONVERSATION: Supply chain management in Africa needs a rethink – COVID changed everything, or did it?
Rhenus Group opens large new warehouse in Durban
SA Port Statistics for the month of August 2022
WHARF TALK: Shell MR2 class tanker MORNING GLORY
IN CONVERSATION: Tanzania and Zambia want to upgrade the ‘Uhuru Railway’ – but can they?
Suez Canal users face double-digit rates hike from January
CMF Naval forces partner in Seychelles to build cooperation
Korean shipyards secure orders for eight ships from African operators
Second of three patrol vessels for Senegal is launched
Mozambique fishers complain of foreign trawlers taking their catch
Saudi Port of Jazan City inaugurated for primary & downstreaming industries
WHARF TALK: Royal visits to South Africa – in the 20th Century
Progress reported on Durban’s main container road to & from port
President Ruto reverses rule of clearing containers inland, Mombasa reinstated
Madagascar: Regional training for Port State Control officers
Xeneta Rates Report: Xeneta real-time container rates update: week 37
Hapag-Lloyd acquires share in land-based logistics group Spinelli

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Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news 8 July 2022

Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the News Headlines:

FIRST VIEW: RICHARDS BAY PORT & WATERFRONT

End of era as last DAL container ship is renamed Kalahari Express
IN CONVERSATION: How Africans can assess the value of the latest G7 summit
APM Terminals takes the next step on its strategic journey
WHARF TALK: BOUVET ISLAND – the modern Atlantis, found then lost for 70 years
Calabar port dredging dispute amicably settled, says Nigerian Ports Authority CEO
Libya shuts two of its largest export oil terminals plus an oilfield
ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS: Special Shibata fenders enable harbour deepening to go ahead
Transnet lifts force majeure for those coal exporters who have signed a Deed of Amendment
WHARF TALK: HMS Woolwich  1806 & 1807
Zambia to build diesel pipeline from Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam
Transnet takes on 400 interns in new intake
IN CONVERSATION: How Nigeria can turn its huge cashew waste into valuable citric acid
Historic rail agreement sees goods trains operating between Maputo and Belfast
WHARF TALK: MR2 products tanker – HAFNIA ANDREA
IMO in South Africa: Prevention of stowaway cases, ratification of the FAL Convention
AD Ports Group acquires control of Egypt’s Transmar and Transcargo International (TCI) companies
CMA CGM agrees to reduce shipping rates, but only if it’s to France
Nigeria’s Lekki deepwater port receives next generation STS and RTG cranes
Durban and Richards Bay Port Master Plans due for validation
WHARF TALK: Dutch multipurpose vessel – BREADBOX XERUS
Port Elizabeth Car Terminal achieves record 5,700 export units on one vessel
UK-Africa trade and investment: New trade commissioner
Nacala rail corridor back in full operation
International Grains Council: New chair – Dr Florence Kaibi of Kenya
IN CONVERSATION: How marine fisheries can add millions of tonnes to Africa’s catch
XENETA Container Alert: long-term shipping rates shrug off uncertainty to rise again
Port of Dover Western Docks progress

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Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS Maritime News

Wednesday’s Africa PORTS & SHIPS maritime news

Here are the day’s News Headlines:

First View : ENCHANTMENT OF THE SEAS
Zambia bans all “In Transit” timber: 600 trucks impounded
Botswana’s Pres Khama calls for implementation of railway link to Techobanine Port
China’s new import rules favour 3 Portuguese-speaking African nations
Seabird Exploration to send Osprey Explorer on contract to West Africa
Stena Imagination named in Dubai
Nigerian international appointment: NIMASA and AAMA
PRESS RELEASES
Expected Ship Arrivals and Ships in Port
Cruise News and Naval Activities
Pics of the Day : MSC SINFONIA

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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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