2012 News Article Archive

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
3 January 2013
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

Latest News UPDATES: Tropical Cyclone Dumile nears Reunion
Death of Capt. Jan Mors
First View – VILLE D’ORION
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Tall Ships: Argentina’s ARA Libertad ordered released
Security: Spanish patrol ship in SA waters and pirates strike again
Portwatch: Africa becomes a lucrative market for cargo handling equipment
Cruise Report: MSC OPERA
Pics of the Day – PICS OF THE DAY – MERCURY BAY, ROSS BAY and AFRICAN COMET
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
19 December 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – VILLE D’ORION
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Tall Ships: Argentina’s ARA Libertad ordered released
Security: Spanish patrol ship in SA waters and pirates strike again
Portwatch: Africa becomes a lucrative market for cargo handling equipment
Cruise Report: MSC OPERA
Pics of the Day – PICS OF THE DAY – MERCURY BAY, ROSS BAY and AFRICAN COMET
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
14 December 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – FPSO CIDADE DE ITAJAI
e-Tolling to go ahead - unions warn of further mass action
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Lawhill celebrates its first master mariner
Are ships in the outer anchorage polluting?
MSC Cruises launches new recreational facilities on Portuguese Island
Pics of the Day – TANTALLON CASTLE and ARANDA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
11 December 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – ERNEST SHACKLETON
Port Statistics for November are now available here
New mobile crane will boost operations at Cape Town’s agri-roro terminal
Portwatch: News from around the ports of southern Africa
DHL has delicate task with century old whisky
Book Reviews
Pics of the Day – MARION DUFRESNE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
7 December 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – AKADEMIK FEDOROV
First coal exports from East London due this month
Durban dig-out port gets underway as Transnet takes ownership of old DIA
Portwatch: News from around the ports of southern Africa
Elgin, Brown & Hamer acquires third dock for Walvis Bay
Shipping lines could save $10m by cutting 30 minutes off port calls
Pics of the Day – MSC OPERA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
4 December 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – URANUS and ENSCO 5001
Marine cadets and ship fly the flags of Africa
Namibia: Walvis Bay syncrolift to close for three months
Mozambique: Beira coal terminal will be fully operational from 2015 and discrepancy in timber exports to China reported
Cruising: MSC Starlight launches new online reservation tool
TFR in talks with four Southern African railway operators and a US$5.2-bn price tag for new EAC railway
Pics of the Day – MOL GUARDIAN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
30 November 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MAERSK BROOKLYN
Marches and disruptions promised for Gauteng roads and Durban port
Durban-Gauteng pipeline stage 1 completed
US$1.5 billion dollar projects for Nacala Corridor
New cargo handling equipment for DP World Cargo Services
The Nautical Institute launches guide of maritime security
Winds close Cape Town port
Pics of the Day – DEUTSCHLAND
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
20 November 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – VLADIMIR IGNATYUK
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Security: Navy failing to conduct critical research cruises - DA
FET colleges’ turnaround strategy bearing fruit, says govt
Dachser South Africa opens in Port Elizabeth – has its eye on Ngqura
Pics of the Day – SOYO and EMPRESS HEAVEN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
16 November 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Wei Li
Mozambique secures funding to build 350,000 barrels-a-day refinery
SA Agulhas hard at work changing lives
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Security: Nautic Africa to build patrol vessels for Nigeria
Maritime related news from Mozambique and East Africa
Pics of the Day – NILEDUTCH GUANGZHOU
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
13 November 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Northern Explorer
Piracy: SA Navy to return to Mozambique Channel
Half of Angola’s exports are sent to China
DCD Marine positions itself for high-level projects
Eat your way through a cruise with MSC
Shipwatch: news from the world of ships and shipping lines
Pics of the Day – ENSCO DS-1
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
9 November 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Hanjin Rotterdam
Latest port statistics for October 2012 are now available here
Cape Chamber of Commerce has concerns over TNPA pricing strategy
Africa is the place to be
Vale cuts Moatize output due to lack of rail capacity
Navy: Second strike craft arrives in Durban for conversion
Pics of the Day – MSC Altamira and Atlantic Hope
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
6 November 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – EXPLORER
Gurgaon Communiqué: The Next Decade
FET colleges to offer maritime courses
Shipping and transport news from East Africa
Yesteryear: A look at some of those classic ships of years gone by
70mt of coal exports appears out of reach for RBCT this year
Pics of the Day – Chemstar Yasu
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
2 November 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SAS Ruth First
Portwatch: News from the ports and harbours of Africa
Grindrod and Sturrock Shipping merge
Security: US wants all ships to be armed
Tanzania to monitor all commercial fishing MSC to host charity event on board MSC Opera
Pics of the Day – ENSELENI, MOL GATEWAY and POLARCUS NADIA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
30 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SAS Ruth First
Portwatch: News from the ports and harbours of Africa
Grindrod and Sturrock Shipping merge
Security: US wants all ships to be armed
Tanzania to monitor all commercial fishing MSC to host charity event on board MSC Opera
Pics of the Day – ENSELENI, MOL GATEWAY and POLARCUS NADIA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
26 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – ROEBIAH and JR MORE
SA Ports take delivery of new equipment
Security: Nigeria arrests 15 Russian seafarers on arms smuggling charge
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping
Cruise News and Views: new ship for NCL
Growth in SADC region holds opportunities for SA business
Pics of the Day – TORM ASLAUG
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
23 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – PINOTAGE
Security: Is Africa's maritime strategy all at sea?
South Africa should look to the south
Security: Nautic Fighter vessel for Port Harcourt
Chinese firm wins order to build 95 TFR locos
TPT’s pre-advice system goes into service at Cape Town’s terminals
Pics of the Day – JANG JA SAN CHONG NYON HO
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
19 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – GANNET
Latest port tariff application offers relief
Zuma calls for strong partnerships to address economic challenges
Piracy: another ship attacked off West Africa
TFR to rail hematite ore from Swaziland next month
Unit of Maritime Law and Maritime Studies launched at UKZN
US says it seeks just a ‘small footprint’ in Africa
MSC Flaminia - a tale of heroism and tragedy
Pics of the Day – MARTY QUIST TIDE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
16 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – CMA CGM IGUACU
Dramatic rescue in Hout Bay
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping
Milestone meeting between port authorities of SA and Maputo
Machipanda Railway back in operation
Large order for SA anti piracy device
UKZN launches Unit of Maritime Law & Maritime Studies
Pics of the Day – CLYMENE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
12 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SAFFRON 1
Transport strike ends after threats to ports and rail
Grooming SA’s young to boost technical skills base
Cruise News and Views
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Fishing safety agreement is ratified
Stage set for African Ports Evolution
Pics of the Day – PICS OF THE DAY – TRANSPORTER and QI LIN SONG

 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
9 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – INS DEEPAK
South Africa facing widespread labour strikes, ports under threat
Port Statistics for September are now available
Portwatch: News from the ports
Effective transport system pillar of growth in Africa
South Africa still gateway to continent
Piracy: Ship missing off Ivory Coast
Pics of the Day – St Helena
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
5 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – INS DELHI
Fishy business with DAFF
Portwatch: News from the region’s ports and harbours
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping
Piracy and Patrols
Nautical Institute to hold ECDIS seminars in Durban and Cape Town
Pics of the Day – HHL RICHARDS BAY
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
2 October 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MSC IMMACOLATA
Uganda importers boycott Mombasa
Pirates back in business – vessel highjacked in Arabian Sea
IMO convention on fishing enters into force
Cruise News and Views
Ghana reforms will revitalise shipping industry
Naval News: Chinese commission aircraft carrier
Vitol’s acquisition of 50% stake in Cockett Marine approved
Museum minesweeper springs a leak
Pics of the Day – SAFMARINE CHAMBAL
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
25 September 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – FC STURROCK and MATANGI
Unease as Tanzania orders review of 26 oil and gas contracts
KZN Sharks Board to develop a first-of-its kind maritime Centre of Excellence
Ship Repair: DCD Marine introduces industry-specific training facility
Pics of the Day – LAVELA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
21 September 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – AKADEMIK NIKOLAJ STRAKHOV
Tanzania completes its maritime security AIS surveillance system
President Michel roots for Africa’s ocean
News of ships, shipping and logistics
Portwatch: School of Ports and SA Maritime School take learnership programs to Western Cape
First 208-wagon manganese train reaches PE
Pics of the Day – LOWLANDS BRABO and SAFMARINE LUALABA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
18 September 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Hai Yang Shi You 278
Ngcura scales new heights in container handling
Portwatch: News from the ports of Africa
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Piracy: Warnings against getting too complacent
Railways: Link between Angola and Zambia almost complete
Pics of the Day – HANJIN ROTTERDAM
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
14 September 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – ALPINE LIGHT
Maritime Week: Careers Expo to kick start Maritime Week
Maritime Week: Port Natal Maritime Museum Exhibition
Praise for Chinese rail researchers
Submarine’s accident was just a fender-bender – SA Navy
MSC’s Gianluigi Aponte recognised for contribution to cruise industry
Pics of the Day – LEON THEVENIN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
11 September 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – PANGAEA
Port Statistics for August now available
Fisheries investigation handed to SA Police Services
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Economist appointed to head TNPA’s Economic Unit
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises looks at English speaking market
Pics of the Day – NILEDUTCH LUANDA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
7 September 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – XIANG YUN KOU
Strike looms over road freight industry
Portwatch: News from the ports around South Africa
Vale opts for Tete – Nacala railroad
News out of the West African ports
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Pics of the Day – ALEXANDER
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
4 September 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – PACIFIC DAWN
WISTA: South African women urged to get on board shipping industry
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Cape Town shipyard busy with Scarabeo 3 upgrades
Sturrock Shipping expands its African footprint
Lüderitz railway rehabilitation underway
First Lamnalco branded tug launched
Pics of the Week – CHARLES DARWIN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
31 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – ONKOSHI
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping companies
Portwatch: New appointments by TPT and TNPA
Portwatch: New cranes for Dar es Salaam
Piracy: Tanker seized and later abandoned off West Africa
Book Review: P&O at 175: A world of ships and shipping since 1837
Mozal accounts for almost half of Mozambican exports
Pics of the Week – VICTORIA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
28 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SAS AMATOLA
Tanzania Ports Authority head suspended over allegations of theft
Grindrod acquires remaining shares in Ocean Africa Container Lines (OACL)
Status of DAFF research vessels explained
Oil rears its ugly side over Lake Nysasa/Lake Malawi
Nigerian Navy frees captured oil hostages
SA concern over EU Iran oil sanctions
Pics of the Week – MSC LUISA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
24 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – RAINBOW WARRIOR
Shipwatch: Ships and shipping lines news
Shipwatch: Safe haven at last for MSC Flaminia
Shipwatch: Full steam ahead for Debmarine
Cruise News: Cunard offers three world cruises in 2014
Pics of the Week – RAINBOW WARRIOR
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
21 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – BHAGWAN HOUTMAN
Hapag-Lloyd introduces first 13,200-TEU ship into fleet
Portwatch: TNPA Rescuer for Saldanha Bay
Naval News: West African state buys two offshore patrol boats from India
Pics of the Week – SUERTE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
17 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MOL CULLINAN
More management changes for SA ports
Call for Pan African finance to fund infrastructure and skills development
SADC leaders to adopt growth plan
Cairn India signs agreement with PetroSA to look for oil off Orange
Speed of reconstruction of Angola’s railroad system is first for Africa
Pics of the Week – Maersk Cuanza
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
14 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Mighty Servant I and Noble Clyde Boudreaux
Naval News: Questions asked about sub that struck the seabed
Portwatch: MSC Flaminia – nowhere to go
NSRI News: Yet another busy weekend
Tanzania bows to US pressure over Iranian ships
Pics of the Week – Teras Hydra and Bronaugh J
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
10 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Ocean Breeze and Christine Mary
Port Statistics for the month of July 2012 are now available
Regulator satisfied with cement imports
Naval: Australian helicopter carrier hull to pass Cape of Good Hope
Cruise News: MSC Melody sold
Namport celebrates milestone – 300,000 box movements
Pics of the Week – SEVEN POLARIS
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
7 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – RMS ST HELENA
Shipwatch: Another four ships for Ignazio Messina
Portwatch: Maputo traffic set to double in six years
Sea Rescue: NSRI kept busy at weekend
Piracy: Nigerian pirates attack accommodation barge
Pics of the Week – GRANDE CONGO
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
3 August 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – FAIRCHEM FILLY
Portwatch: Crew reporting to Home Affairs to be rolled out to other ports
Portwatch: Lamu port construction takes step forward
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Cruise: Hanseatic and Bremen close-up with Madagascar
Vale and CFM to operate new railway and port terminal
Benguela Railway to reach DRC border by December
Naval News: Ghana Navy takes delivery of two patrol vessels
Naval News: New Namibian Navy ship arrives in Port Louis
Pics of the Week – ULSNIS and MAERSK GATESHEAD
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
31 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MAERSK TRIMMER
Namibia Port Authority pulls plug on port expansion
Portwatch: Immigration clamps down on seafarers coming ashore
Shipwatch: Ocean Rig Poseidon commences drilling off Namibia
TNPA links with NSRI to save lives
Pilots and Shipowners on pilot ladder safety
Pics of the Week – Kuswag I and Wise Tide II
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
27 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – KOTA HARUM
Portwatch: Nigeria port head is sacked – new directors for NIMASA
Shipwatch: Burning MSC Flaminia towed towards UK, seeks refuge
Cruise News: Change in itinerary for MSC Sinfonia
Mozambique: Shire-Zambezi River project still on course
Piracy: Six month drop in world piracy
Pics of the Week – Chamarel, Teliri and Desert Jewel
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
24 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SA AGULHAS
Transnet celebrates new approach to security management
Portwatch: New shiploader due in Richards Bay
Transnet issues $1 billion bond in the US
West Africa: Lomé orders 12 new RTG’s from Konecranes
Thinking up the numbers of a MSC cruise
Pics of the Week – MIRACULOUS ACE, UTHUKELA, CHAITEN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
20 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – DESERT DIAMOND
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Piracy: Container ship attacked off Guinea
Cruise news and views
Rail News from near and far
ICTSI Africa hosts Transaid Cycle Challenger
Pics of the Week – REMEMBER MARGARET?
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
17 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – TERN
Drama in mid-Atlantic as MSC Flaminia burns
News from the world of ships and shipping
Cruise News and Views
Rail News: TFR issues massive rail tender
South African logistics must gear up for change
Mozambique to launch tender for Techobanine port feasibility
Pics of the Week – BW TRADER
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
13 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – BAVENIT
Transnet reports large jump in revenue and profitability
Portwatch: TPT calls on shipping lines to divert traffic from DCT
Smit Lamnalco brings Sierra Leone ore to market
New fishery research vessel for Namibia
Trade News: AU mulls new Africa growth plan
CMA CGM and Maersk introduce joint Far East – West Africa via Cape Town service
Pics of the Week – SUMMER WIND and SEA MOON
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
10 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – FRIO LAS PALMAS
Port statistics for the month of June are now available here
Portwatch: Public Enterprises trims Transnet board to 14
Shipwatch: MSC Sola at Ngqura and SA Agulhas II heads for Antarctic
All about Buster
African and Middle Eastern freight forwarders come together
Cruise News: Europa 2 takes to the water
Pics of the Week – HMS DAUNTLESS
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
6 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MSC SOLA
Ship and oil rig repair can add 5,000 jobs, conference is told
Portwatch: Watch out for when the buster strikes
Shipwatch: close call for Sandile and Toralla outside Cape Town
Overloaded trucks wrecking Beira and Nacala road corridors
Vale and CFM to operate new railway and port terminal
Pics of the Week – P&O traces its roots back 175 years
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
3 July 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SASANQUA
Portwatch 1: New Ngqura cranes are ready for action
Portwatch 2: Beira to get new fuel terminal
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Rail news out of Africa: Ethiopia signs $3.2 billion railway contract
Cruise News & Views: QE2 to become floating hotel
Piracy: Turkish ship attacked in Arabian Sea
Pics of the Week – MOL CALEDON and PERIDOT
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
29 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – CMA CGM TOPAZ
Transnet forges ahead with infrastructure programme
Portwatch: Transnet places skills development at heart of strategy
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Cruise News & Views: Watching the Olympics in style
Rio Tinto starts shipping coal from Benga in Mozambique
Trade News: Extra boost for local locomotive industry
Radio Holland now Imtech Marine South Africa
ICS says proposed Mozambique Channel route increases collision risk
Pics of the Week – JOLLY PERLA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
26 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – VARADA QUEEN
Transnet appoints new CFO
Portwatch: News from the ports
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
AGOA legislation advanced
Pics of the Week – MSC RANIA and STOLT SNELAND
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
22 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – TANZANITE
Piracy: South African couple freed after 20 months
Portwatch: Mozambican govt negotiates loan with China to build deep water port
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
MSC Starlight Cruises offers unheard of prices for November Mediterranean-SA cruises
Open letter to the Minister of Transport regarding the International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Fund
Pics of the Week – Cape Bear and Nord Hummock
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
19 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – TAI AN KOU
Maritime Industry asks IMO to require the weighing of containers
Grindrod expands its African logistics interests
NSRI evacuates ill seafarer from supertanker
Intense negotiations led to SA’s exemption from US oil sanctions
One final voyage for tug Alwyn Vincent
Oil prospecting heats up off Mozambique coast
Pics of the Day – FRISIA KIEL
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
15 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SCARABEO 3
Port statistics for May are now available here
Portwatch: News from the ports & harbours of Southern Africa
Coastwatch & Shipwatch: NSRI evacuate injured fisherman from ship at sea
Cruise Report: Three Queens line up for Diamond Jubilee
West Africa News: Plans to expand Abidjan terminal
Book Review: Cargo Liners
Pics of the Week – S.A.AGULHAS II
 

 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
12 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – BLUSTER
Transnet orders tug and pilot boat from Damen South Africa
Portwatch: TNPA makes another new appointment
Shipwatch: SA left exposed as ship trails oil slick
Piracy: Tanker and crew released
Cruise News: Aida ships will ride on air
Pics of the Week – AS SCANDIA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
8 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – OCEAN PRINCESS
Portwatch: Bringing news from the ports
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
West African News of rail, ports and ships
Shipbuilding: Two cutter suction dredgers near completion at Damen Cape Town
Mozambique: Vale plans massive investments in Moz. logistics
Pics of the Week – PETKUM
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
5 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MERLOT
News of ships and shipping lines – Maersk cuts 400 jobs
Portwatch: Hands on for the female learners
Sea Rescue: NSRI rescues fishermen
West Africa: Nigeria commissions first locally built warship
Mozambique: Beira coal terminal opens
Yesteryear/Ships from across the world
Pics of the Week – SHIPS AROUND THE WORLD

 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
1 June 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Grande Nigeria
SAMSA’s drive to build a national ship register
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping
Cruise News – Royal Caribbean sends two cruise ships to China
South Africa to become locomotive builder – Brian Molefe
Pics of the Week – MAURITIUS PRIDE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
29 May 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – WARD TIDE
Trade costs and corruption in ports – Durban and Maputo
Portwatch: News from the ports
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
West African News: SA will look to Nigeria for secure oil supply – Motlanthe
Trade News: Investing in training steers you up the corporate ladder
Pics of the Week – NEDLLOYD TASMAN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
22 May 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – GEO CARIBBEAN
Transnet looks to create 200,000 more jobs
Portwatch: News from the ports of South Africa
Shipwatch: News from the world of ships and shipping lines
Mozambique: Three Maputo projects to be completed this year
Cruise News and some views
Piracy: South Africa becomes signatory to anti piracy Code of Conduct
East African News: Dar es Salaam preferred to Mombasa
Rail News: Botswana in talks with TFR over coal exports
West African News
Pics of the Week – The salvage of Eihatsu Maru
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
12 May 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – GEO SERVICE 1, EDDA FIDES, THEO
Japanese trawler aground off Clifton Beach
Port Statistics for April are now available
Portwatch: News from the ports
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
EU still South Africa’s largest trade bloc
Maritime and transport news from Mozambique
Piracy: Oil tanker seized in Arabian Sea and two ships attacked off West Africa
Pics of the Week – RMS ST HELENA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
4 May 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – EUROPA
South Africa pushing for BRICS Development Bank
Transnet’s port operator looks to Africa
Portwatch: News from the ports
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Coastwatch: NSRI goes to sea on several call outs
Cruise News: Terror threat to cruise ships
West African shipping and port news
Shipping from around the world
East Africa shipping and port news
Mozambique News: First Coal of Africa export through Maputo
Navy News: RS Africana goes to sea with navy crew
Piracy: Tanker highjacked off Guinea
Governence: safety, security, and all that… Kiss me Hardy
PICS OF THE WEEK – ALPINE MELINA, VICTORIA BRIDGE and EDDA FIDES
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
21 April 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – AKIBA
Special Report: The passing of shipowner Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller
News from the ports
News of ships and shipping lines
Governence Issues: Government ready to roll out infrastructure plan
Rail News: Transnet plans to upgrade Sishen-Saldanha iron ore line
Shipping images from around the world
Mozambique: Smit Amandla Marine scores with R300-million Vale contract
Naval News: SAS Drakensberg helps capture pirates
Cruise News: General news from the world of cruising
Piracy: Mystery jets attack suspected pirate village
Pics of the week – National Geographic Explorer, Arcadia, Maersk Semakau
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
11 April 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – AKIBA
Port Statistics for March 2012 are now available here
Port Statistics for the financial year 2011 are now available here
Naval News: Indian Ocean navies gather in Cape Town to discuss security
South African fruit exports under threat
Cruise News: MSC Cruises ups anchor at Abu Dhabi and moves ship to South Africa
China’s exports to Africa rocket as Europe and Japan’s fade
Port News: Transnet NPA got off lightly!
Mozambique: Port Maputo’s US$800m expansion
Transnet’s R300-bn infrastructure investment will create thousands of jobs
News from East Africa: Mombasa dredging completed
News from West Africa: Angola to expand Lobito port
Piracy: Iranian Navy to the rescue
Pics of the Week – ARCADIA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
3 April 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – STENA FORTH
Special Report: FRS Algoa’s epic 90-day research voyage
Port View: TNPA tariff increase and discount programme
Shipwatch: S.A. Agulhas II completes her ice trials
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Grindrod and Vitol strengthen their strategic alliance
Death of Sir James Cayzer, land and shipowner
YESTERYEAR: Those classic ships, Elgaren, Ifafa, Sena
East African News
News from West Africa
Cruise News: MSC Sinfonia sails for Europe
Naval News: Visiting naval ships
Pics of the Week – MSC CANDICE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
29 March 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

Smit Amandla Marine stands down
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
22 March 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – CLIPPER ODYSSEY
Port statistics for February now available
Port View: News from the ports of Southern Africa
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Fishing Industry News
Rail News: Transnet Rail Engineering delivers 98 wagons to Mozambique
Ship repair and ship building news
YESTERYEAR – THOSE CLASSIC SHIPS – QUEEN FREDERICA, RUTHENIC, SCOTTISH STAR
East African and Mozambique maritime news
West African maritime news
Naval News: SA Navy to move back to Durban
Cruise News: MSC Cruises acquires 13th ship, the 140,000 ton MSC Preziosa
Pics of the Week – SEVEN BOREALIS
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
16 March 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SHANGHAI REEFER
Ndebele calls for SA trade to be carried on SA ships
Port statistics for February are now available here
Port of Ngqura opens today
Pic of the Day – SEVEN BOREALIS
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
12 March 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Crowley Americas
E-tolling to go ahead, discussions come later
Zuma unveils Dube Trade Port
Ngqura port to be officially opened on Friday 16 March
Further planned disruptions for Durban’s Bayhead Road
News from East Africa
West African news
Cruise News: New destinations for MSC Starlight Cruises
YESTERYEAR – those classic ships – SA Shipper, Africa, Clairwood
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Erratic deadly Irina finally fizzles out
New coastguard established in Somalia
Piracy Report: Tanker highjacked and dhow released
Pics of the Week – Bird’s eye view. Port of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
6 March 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – LANCELOT
Nationwide strike on Wednesday
Cyclone Irina weakens as it moves away from coast
Pics of the Day – KOTA MAJU
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
4 March 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

 

Sunday, 4 March 2012
Tropical Cyclone Irina latest – Sunday 4 March
 

Saturday, 3 March 2012
Tropical Cyclone Irina lands in southern Mozambique, KZN threatened

THURSDAY/FRIDAY, 1-2 February 2012
First View – SMIT KIWI
Finding the real reasons behind DCT’s continued poor productivity
Piracy: Hostages taken off ship in Port Harcourt anchorage
Chinese to assemble motor vehicles at Coega
Cruise News and Views
Industry and shipping news
Pics of the Day – KOTA PURI
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
3 March 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

Tropical Cyclone Irina lands in southern Mozambique, KZN threatened

THURSDAY/FRIDAY, 1-2 February 2012
First View – SMIT KIWI
Finding the real reasons behind DCT’s continued poor productivity
Piracy: Hostages taken off ship in Port Harcourt anchorage
Chinese to assemble motor vehicles at Coega
Cruise News and Views
Industry and shipping news
Pics of the Day – KOTA PURI
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
29 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Salvage Champion and Lancelot
News of ships and shipping lines
Piracy: Ship highjacked in the Arabian Sea
Cruise News: Costa Allegra under tow for the Seychelles
Drillship Deepwater Millennium completes her upgrade at Ngqura
CEO of SAASOA visits New Forest High School
Pics of the Day – Port Union
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
28 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – EXPLORER
Another Costa Cruise ship in trouble
SMIT Amandla welcomes withdrawal of controversial tender
Mixed outcome to UK Somalia conference
Large coal terminal planned for Nacala
Spain’s Navantia and Veecraft Marine sign MoU
Pics of the Day – ATLANTIC TITAN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
27 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – QUEEN ELIZABETH
Re-opening of Salisbury Island Base will help SA fight piracy
Standing Maritime Committee’s strong focus on piracy
UK to fund regional anti-piracy intelligence centre in Seychelles
Large gas discovery off Tanzania
Oil removed from forward tanks of Costa Concordia
Video clip of the Day
Pics of the Day – CHAMPION CORNELIA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
23-24 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – JOHN M CARRAS
State has R4.5 trillion in resources to help fund infrastructure - Gordhan
Gordhan announces relief in e-tolling fees
News briefs from the port of Africa
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
TPT reveals recovery plan for Durban Container Terminal Pier 2
Pics of the Day – XIN TIAN JIN, HAMMONIA ROMA and SEA FORTUNE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
22 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MSC MELODY
MSC aims at having 56 giant box ships in service by year end
Safmarine welcomes first of three new WAFMAX vessels in 2012
Shipwatch: Crippled Nina P taken to Port Louis
Record freight traffic for Walvis Bay corridors
Rare earth deposits found in Tete Province
Pics of the Day – Maersk Kendall
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
21 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – FS NIVOSE
Piracy: Ships highjacked
Shipwatch: Zim gets a $100m bailout
Black owned audit company wins lucrative Transnet contract
Completion of Sena Railway to get underway
Domestic gas pipeline for Maputo
Pics of the Day – SAFMARINE ONNE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
20 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – PSVM
Cyclone Giovanna finally changes course and moves away
Piracy: Crew on container ship charged with illegal weapons in Mombasa harbour
MSC starts count down to naming ceremony for MSC Divina
The Jolly Diamante comes to town
Pics of the Day – AOM JULIA and BASUTO
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
16 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SMIT EMOE and SMIT KIWI
Further reaction to Port Regulator’s ruling on 2012/13 tariffs
Shipwatch: Engine room fire cripples bulker NINA P near Mauritius
Cyclone Update: Giovanna alters direction
Angola plans single combined rail company
ENI finds more natural gas in Rovuma Basin
Pics of the Day – GRAND MISTRAL and SUNSET
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
15 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – GREBE ARROW
Ports Regulator rules on Transnet National Ports Authority tariff increase
Flexible truck booking procedure for Durban RoRo
S.A.Agulhas II already at work doing ice-trial research
Cyclone Giovanna makes landfall near port of Toamasina
Repairs to Great Tang underway
Pics of the Day – MOL GLOBE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
14 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – GULMAR DA VINCI
Port statistics for January 2012 are now available
TPT increases terminal tariffs
Another cyclone strikes Madagascar and heads for Mozambique
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Piracy: vessels attacked in West Africa
Angola: Moçamedes Railways trains to run again by March
Pics of the Day – STOLT MOUNTAIN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
13 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – HMS MONTROSE
Positive implications for maritime and transport sectors - Zuma
Still no answer on UAL/TNPA Saldanha oil facility dispute
Take advantage of infrastructure projects - Zuma
Cruise News & Views: MSC Opera to sail in SA waters
Pics of the Day – JULIANA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
9-10 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Cape Town Mountain View
Shipwatch: Ships of interest in our ports
Dar es Salaam has 14.5% increase in container handling for 2011
Piracy: Cape to Arabian Gulf and Malacca shipping lanes are latest targets
Construction to start on Dar es Salaam SPM
Marine ruins discovered at V&A
Queen Mary 2 has power outages on Indian Ocean crossing
Mailbag: A reader says ships agents and the taxpayer paid for the Phoenix salvage, not SAMSA
Pics of the Day – SEABOURN QUEST and ISANDLWANA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
8 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – LUCY OLDENDORFF
Political: China's donation to AU HQ symptom of continent's bigger problems
Mombasa’s congestion woes continue, blamed for Malaba border delays
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Nigeria Ports Authority to redevelop Lagos Bull Nose area
Another unseaworthy wreck coming round the Cape from Nigeria
Pics of the Day – TRINITY GLORY
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
7 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – ADFINES STAR
Nigerian Delta hostilities break out as MEND blows up pipeline, threatens SA’s MTN
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Piracy: Liquid Velvet captors fight over ransom figure
Cruise News and Views
WFP begins distributing rations to cyclone victims in Mozambique
Pics of the Day – NOBLE BULLY II
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
6 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – FS NIVOSE
Indian port company tipped to develop new Mozambique port
KPA takes action to reduce Mombasa cargo dwell time
Shipwatch: News from ships and shipping lines
Keeping it Portuguese – Mota-Engil to build Malawi railway for Vale
Jonen Freight rebranded Dachser South Africa
Pics of the Day – SILVER WHISPER
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
2-3 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – REDFISH 3 and PACIFIC PORPOISE
Cyclone Dando and Funso’s tragic legacy – at least 40 dead and 120,000 affected
Piracy: Record ransom paid for Anglo-Eastern tanker
New Angolan sea fishery patrol ship launched
Cruise News and Views
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
SMIT Amandla Marine welcomes 10 new cadets
Pics of the Day – SEABOURN QUEST
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
1 February 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Queen Mary 2 and the soccer stadium
Chinese company to build rail wagons for Mozambique railways
Cruise News: Costa Magica to replace Costa Concordia
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
AP Moller-Maersk appoints promoter for Africa expansion
Pics of the Day – SAS FLEUR and RFA RESURGENT
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
31 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – Sinking of the Titanic commemorative calendar
AU wants to double intra-African trade
Imperial spreads its wings across Africa
Costa Concordia: Removal of oil delayed
Cruise News & Reviews: Black Watch to return to SA
Maritime alert after US Forces raid Somali pirate haven to rescue hostages
Pics of the Day – LOMBARDIA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
30 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – QUEEN MARY 2
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Cyclone Funso moves away from African coast
Cruise News: Queen Mary 2 visits Durban
Pics of the Day – QUEEN MARY 2
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
26-27 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

BREAKING NEWS... Queen Mary 2 delayed by 24 hours - now due in Durban Sunday at 6am
First View – CONTAINER SHIP AT ANCHORAGE OFF UMHLANGA
US says NATO will keep Strait of Hormuz open
South Sudan and Kenya sign agreement to build pipeline to port of Lamu
Cape Town’s Chevron refinery goes down for maintenance
Costa Concordia: Nautical Institute calls for the official enquiry before laying blame
Cyclone Funso continues its path in the Mozambique Channel
Pics of the Day – CAECILIA SCHULTE
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
25 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – QUEEN MARY 2
Costa Concordia: Smit readies for the removal of oil
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Piracy: German warship forces the release of 15 captive seafarers
West African dredging news
Cyclone Funso - latest
Pics of the Day – QUEEN MARY 2
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
24 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – AHUVA
Cyclone Funso threatens Mozambique coast
Dredging Africa 2012 Conference in Durban next week
Cruise News: Queen Mary 2 refit completed ahead of current world cruise
Chinese dredger refloated in Ngqura harbour
Japanese wood chip plant for Maputo
YESTERYEAR – BLACK OSPREY and CITY OF GUILDFORD
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
23 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – DEEPSEA METRO II
Transnet orders six mobile cranes for Durban
Sisulu says warship report is untrue
Cruise News: World’s largest liner, Queen Mary 2 arrives in SA tomorrow
Tanzania calls for investors to build Tanga-Musoma railway
Pics of the Day – LAVELA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
19 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – A GARDEN VIEW
Grindrod brings Vitol on board as partner in Maputo coal terminal
Jack-up rig off Nigeria catches fire – 152 workers evacuated
Mombasa tackles dwell time to ease port congestion
Rehabilitation of Beira – Zimbabwe railway gets underway
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Pics of the Day – MAJ BERNARD F FISHER
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
18 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MSC METHONI
Costa Concordia death toll rises
Piracy: Tanzania facing the cost of pirate action in its waters
Madagascan search and rescue centre commissioned
South Africa Swazi rail project set to take off
Cyclone Dando makes landfall over Mozambique coast
Pics of the Day – BRITISH ENVOY
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
17 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MAERSK PEARY
Nigerian strike suspended as govt cuts back on increases
Vale to rehabilitate Malawi Railway as coal gateway to Nacala
Tanzania reduces cargo dwell time to 7 days for cargo from South Africa
Piracy: Royal Marines tag 13 pirates suspects
STS Konecranes for Beira
Yesteryear – those classic ships – Oceanic Independence
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
16 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – COSTA CONCORDIA
Costa Concordia capsize a wake-up call, says Union
Nigerian strike set to continue
Transnet’s Brian Molefe on the commissioning of the new multi-product pipeline
Piracy: Pirates attack Spanish navy ship
Pics of the Day – MARY ARCTICA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
12-13 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – MSC BUSAN
Nigerian strike enters fourth day with no sign of let-up
BIMCO foresees a challenging year ahead
US keeps AGOA going but no new members
Piracy: Tanker reported highjacked
Malaysia seizes R6 million of ivory smuggled from Cape Town
TFR orders another 43 class 43 diesel-electric locos
Pics of the Day – MSC CHELSEA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
11 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – SAFMARINE MAFADI
Passenger ships barred from the V&A Waterfront
Grant Daly appointed new Safmarine CEO
Shipwatch: Maersk/Safmarine’s Safari 2 service becomes Indian Ocean feeder
Cruise news and views
Nigerian strike hits home, may force govt to rethink fuel subsidy
Pics of the Day – ITAL MATTINA
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
10 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – FINNMARKEN
Port Stats for December 2011 now available here
2011 Calendar Year ports statistics now available here
Shipwatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Piracy: Maltese-flagged tanker Olib G released after 16 months
Oil & gas to drive African growth – Ernst & Young
Pics of the Day – LEWEK FULMAR and ICE TRANSPORTER  

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
9 January 2012
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

First View – DEEPSEA METRO II
Portside: News from the ports and harbours of Africa
Newswatch: News of ships and shipping lines
Piracy: Pirates remain busy over festive season
DHL named logistics partner for Saldanha development
Pics of the Day – FINNMARKEN
 

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
3 January 201
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

MORE BREAKING NEWS - CHINESE DREDGER SINKS IN NGQURA HARBOUR
BREAKING NEWS -- SHIP AGOUND IN MAPUTO ENTRANCE
First View – NORTH STAR
Jorge Ferraz resigns from Maputo Port Development Company
Toyota turns back to rail
‘Antarctic Gateway’ plaque unveiled as SA Agulhas begins her last journey to the ice
Zuma promotes intra-Africa trade
Pics of the Day – ERNEST SHACKLETON and MAERSK KENSINGTON
 

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