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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 3, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

New look for PORTS & SHIPS
First view: MAHAWELI
President Zuma arrives in India
Row brewing over truck freight toll costs
Piracy – Libyans retake their ship but Panamanian ship QSM DUBAI is captured
NATO chairs counter piracy meeting in Bahrain
Decade-old US AGOA trade program assessed
Maersk secures new US Navy Military Sealift contracts
Rail strike over as workers accept PRASA offer
US and EU monitor top container lines for price fixing
Pics of the day – Floating dock ASABA GE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 2, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – MSC SANTHYA
Seychelles to seek India’s help with piracy
Mombasa to unveil plans for second container terminal
YESTERYEAR: those classic ships: BLOEMFONTEIN
South Africa faces another year of disappointing coal exports
Trade News: Basic ship paint technology course offered by SAMTRA
Maputo container terminal receives new equipment
Trade policies and the global economic crisis: the Sub-Saharan perspective
Pics of the day – SCF BYRRANGA and INGWEGWE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
June 1, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – AUTUMN WAVE
100 years ago.... the birth of a giant transport system
Passenger rail strike: Satawu consulting members over Prasa offer
Chinese firms urged to invest in Africa
Tribute to the late Peter Melliar
Trade News: marine diamonds remain forever
Van Oord wins contract to dredge Beira port
Broken floating dock to find rest and repair in Cape Town
Pics of the day – CRANE and UMALUSI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 31, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View ¨C THOR HANNE
Strike ends ¨C time to act on productivity
Indian Ocean countries to get tough on piracy
Durban¡¯s Island View 6 back in business
Breede becomes 1000th ship at Mossel Bay SPM
Saldanha: iron ore port on a roll
Likely delays as oil rig gets set to enter Cape Town harbour
Logwin opens subsidiary in Kenya
Pics of the day ¨C CMA CGM YANTIAN ...
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Breaking news.... strike ends
May 27, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

The 17-day Transnet strike came to an end today as Satawu accepted an 11% wage increase offer ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 27, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – DONG HUA MEN
Strike settlement in sight – possible breakthrough as Transnet agrees to up its offer
Strike continues – BMW forced to cut back production
Metrorail arson condemned
Japan goes ahead with military base in Africa
YESTERYEAR – those classic ships : BOVENKERK
East London’s waterfront declared an eyesore
SAGA ROSE reappears
Bring on the big stuff says Durban harbourmaster
Piracy update – tanker attacked off Zanzibar
Pics of the day – BOURBON LIBERTY 116 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 26, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – GOLDEN GEORGIA
Strike continues – week 3 and mixed messages
Strike: Agricultural losses over R1bn - Joemat-Pettersson
Grindrod expands bunker barging business into Europe
Safmarine adds Sharjah to Gulf East Africa Service
Pics of the day – JAN LEEGHWATER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News Bulletin
May 24, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

The two-week long port and railway strike will continue indifintely and could be escalated ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News....BREAKING NEWS
May 21, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

Transnet strike set to continue into next week ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 20, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – FNS TONNERRE
Strike Latest: hopes for an end to strike as unions consider Transnet proposal
Floating hotel ship visits cancelled
Global push for action against piracy starts today
RN Marines sink two pirate boats
UN tightens noose around IRISL with sanctions
Coal – Riversdale ups development in Mozambique
The ups and downs of South Africa’s coal exports
Pics of the day – WILMA and STRADA CORSARA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 19, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – UTHUKELA
Wells appeals to striking workers to put South Africa first
Piracy: Yemen hands down death sentence as two highjacked ships reach Somali coast
Safmarine announces new Horn of Africa service
YESTERYEAR: Those classic ships – AFRICA SHELL
Trade News: Anchor Industries introduces new Vertex Webbing Slings to the market
Pics of the day – ILE DE BATZ ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 18, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – AMBER LAGOON
Strike moves into second week with no solution in sight
Piracy – Russians deny wanting to kill Somalis
Damco joins DASH7 Alliance
Angolan company to export black granite to China
Royal Navy rescues Cape Town-bound yacht in deep South-Atlantic waters
Warning that Zimbabwe’s national railways faces collapse
More than 2000 containers stuck in Nigerian ports
Today’s recommended Read – Piracy may be the first international crime, says UN’s Ban
Pics of the day – OXL AVENIR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 17, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – ARCTIC REEFER
Strike continues – little cargo being uplifted at Durban or Cape Town
Train commuters become latest victims of striking labour
PRASA withdraws train services
Piracy: UK-flagged ship released after ransom is paid
Training: Auxiliary Boiler Familiarisation Course – Operational level
Nigeria: Congestion - National Assembly Committee to Push for New Port Development
Pics of the day – FNS TONNERRE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 13, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – ENSELENI
Strike enters fourth day and still no end in sight
Shipping lines return to profitability and increase services
Piracy: Two more ships captured, Eleni P and Panega
Mozambique nabs Iranian fishing vessel
Shell declares Force Majeure at Bonny Offshore
Wind farm for Coega and windy city
Namibia lends Angola a research vessel
Johannesburg/Durban plan needs further investigation - SARF
Pics of the day – OCEAN PRINCESS and MILLENIA TOWER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 12, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – OCEAN SEDNA
Strike set to continue as second union joins in
Mystery over ship in difficulty off Wild Coast
MOL increases BAF between SA and USA
Pirates release captured reefer ship
YESTERYEAR: Those classic ships - DANMARK
Somalia: Hizbul Islam rebels reject UN anti-piracy plan
Today’s recommended Read – The Greek economic crisis and the powerful force that unpredictable exogenous events can have on economies
Pics of the day – OXL AVENIR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 11, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – BOURBON THALIE
Transnet condemns violence as ports and railway services feel the strike
Seli wreck removal hits a snag
ZIM hikes rates to Africa
Beira development has port ‘buzzing’ with activity
DUT maritime students tour Durban harbour
EAC, COMESA, SADC to review railway treaties
Pics of the day – ZONDA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 10, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – SMIT AMANDLA
CLOSED – Expect ports to be hit by strike
South African Port Statistics for April now available
SA Port Statistics for the 2009/2010 financial year are now available
First call in Durban for Hanjin box ship
Piracy update: Russian Navy retakes tanker Moscow University, one dead but pirates released
Bad roads and inadequate rail force costs up
Today’s recommended Read – Old railway thinking stifles the 'can-do' mentality
Pics of the day – CHEMBULK TORTOLA and GRAND WAY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 6, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – GLORIOUS SUNRISE
Time for talking, not arguing as strike draws closer
Pirates seize another oil tanker
CMA CGM returns to profitability in first quarter
Mozambique to reveal plans for coal export infrastructure
Obstacle to trade: New visa requirements for drivers
Togo introduces new vehicle import regulations
International shipping calls on government intervention to curb piracy
Today’s recommended Read – Massive Southern Ocean current discovered
Pics of the day – MORNING GLORY III and YELLOWSTONE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 5, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – OCEAN PRINCESS
Radioactive waste dumped off Mozambique coast
UAL opens direct SA – Nigeria express route
Islamist group capture pirate port of Haradhere
Maputo container terminal introduces 24-hour cut-off points
Trade News: SA shipping company goes global
Mozambique loses USD 35 million a year to illegal fishing
Pics of the day – HARBOUR WORK BOATS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 4, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – STX ROSE I
Subtech tug REIER plays critical role in search for ship’s captain and wife
BIMCO calls on African countries to help with fighting piracy
Moatize and Benga coal mining to start in July
YESTERYEAR: Those classic ships - SA ORANJE
Trade News: Anchor Industries signs landmark distribution agreement
Safmarine recycles SAFMARINE COTONOU the green way
Liberia ships first logs after forestry ban is lifted
Pics of the day – RT ADRIAAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 3, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – ENERGY PANTHER
Transnet strike to hit ports and railway operations
Mystery surrounding deaths on car carrier off Durban
French Navy nabs more pirates
Grindrod buys remainder of Fuelogic
Damco given Best Clearing Agent of the Year award
Zimbabwe begins refurbishing locomotives and rolling stock
Saga Rose mystery moves to Mozambique
Pics of the day – SERPENTINE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime Breaking News
Apr 29, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

Transnet Unions to go on strike on 10 May ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 29, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – STEN IDUN and PUJAWATI
UN Security Council calls for international piracy tribunals
Container scanner installed at Nacala port
NYK Logistics offers reefer and dry sailings from Europe to South Africa
Suez Canal Container Terminal takes four more supersize STS cranes
Trade News – Nigeria LNG commences live ops with Navarik Vetting™
Japan opens military base in Djibouti
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises offers young musicians the chance to compete for €15,000 prize
South Africa economy recovers, but risks remain – bank
SAGA ROSE remains in port at Richards Bay
Pics of the day – TOISA PUMA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 28, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

Piracy update – EU warships destroy pirate groups
EASSy cable is laid
MOL adds Lagos call to its Tangier-West Africa feeder service
CPI expected to ease in March
Maputo Corridor scores a first with BMW motor cars
Wartsila downgrades – 730 laid off in Finland
The saga of Saga Rose’s mystery voyage
Pics of the day – VINNI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 26, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – STAD AMSTERDAM
Zuma has frank discussion with top management
SA to push for Africa's economic integration
COSCO and Evergreen split Asia-Africa-ECSA service into two loops
Safmarine appoints new Chief Process Officer (CPO)
STAD AMSTERDAM, aka HMS Beagle, comes to town
CSCL posts USD 951 million loss but says 2010 will be better
Pics of the day – STAD AMSTERDAM ...
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BREAKING NEWS – SAGA ROSE arriving Port Elizabeth on Saturday
Apr 23, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

Saga Rose, one of the world's charismatic cruise ships, will arrive in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, but appears to be heading for the breakers ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 22, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – DOLPHIN COAST
Shearwater to be sold in Durban on Friday
German company buys into CSAV
YESTERYEAR – those classic ships: MEDITERRANEAN STAR
Ethiopia, Djibouti row erupts over new port directive
Maersk slams Hamburg costs and productivity
IT boost to Damco Freight Logistics
Maritime Renaissance
CMA CGM takes delivery of new ship
Piracy: bulk carrier VOC DAISY highjacked east of Salalah
RedPrairie opens on the veld
Pics of the day – ATLANT REGINE and PENTOW SALVOR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 22, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – SVITZER MERINGA
South African ports and railways face strike threat
Three Thai vessels highjacked as pirates head towards India
Showing how it’s done – TransNamib CEO polices the level crossings
Japan charges New Zealand anti-whaling activist
Takoradi Port to be transformed
Ash Refugees
Pics of the day – IRAN SHARIATI and JOLLY BIANCO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 20, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – GRAND MARK
Toxic container on Maersk ship to be sent back to Europe
Unilog is renamed Grindrod Marine Services
Grindrod earnings fall 60% to R873 million
British House of Lords urges the placing of soldiers on ships
Nepad unveils project to attract investments into Africa
Pic of the day – USS ENTERPRISE CVN65 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 19, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – SALVERITAS
Strike today may affect ports and railways
Somali pirates face trial in Germany
IBSA summit ends on high note
Concern over Obama’s pirate executive order regarding payment of ransoms
South Dunes comes on board with RBCT
Global container traffic to reach 411.7m TEU by 2015 - report
Transnet’s BEE procurement hits 65 percent
Much ado over single ‘toxic’ container in Nigerian port
Spanish warship destroys pirate mother ship
Today’s recommended Read – The Eco, a single currency for West Africa – what’s in it for investors?
Pics of the day – HONG EXPRESS and HIGH STRENGTH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 15, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – ATLANTIC ELAND
MOL introduces changes to Africa trade network
High speed Durban-Johannesburg train again under consideration
Maersk adds Tincan Island to FEW1 service
Portugal to send aircraft, troops to counter Somali pirates
PetroSA begins preliminary work on its refinery
Watchdog releases list of 78 renamed Iran ships
Trade & Investment KZN inspired by Miami Boat Show
New generation of pirates fan out
DHL focuses on North Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
Australian police arrest Shen Neng 1 master and watch officer
Pics of the day – TASCO 1, NEPTUNE FINDER and SALVERITAS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 14, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – HMS SCEPTRE
Slow steaming, rising peak season demand draw ships back into service
Nigeria: Lekki Port to service sub-regional consumers
Fog disrupts Cape Town port movement
Next IBSA summit kicks off Thursday
Cargo owner loses court claim for total loss after pirates seize ship
Piracy cuts oil production in Cameroon, threatens future investment
Pics of the day – SEVEN SEAS VOYAGER and MSC FABIENNE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 13, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

First View – ZUI YOH
South African Port statistics for March
New harbour tug for Port of Lobito
Piracy update: Turkish ship released and US Navy ship blasts pirate boat
YESTERYEAR : those classic ships – ARYA SEP
Nigerians nab crude oil thieves
Louis Dreyfus pulls out of discussion to invest with CMA CGM
HMS SCEPTRE sails from Simon’s Town
MAILBAG – readers write
Pics of the day – HELLESPONT DIONE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 12, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AKADEMIK ALEKSANDR KARPINSKIY
Navy, Security Forces and MCM engage in joint borderline patrol
Cruise ships avoid Tanzania, Zanzibar and Kenya because of piracy
Ford announces massive vehicle export investment programme
South Africa asks the US to roll over AGOA programme
Evergreen again talking of 100 new ships
DCD-Dorbyl upgrades blast shop near Sturrock dry dock
Pics of the day – CAMOCI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 8, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – LS JACOBA
Captain Mike Brophy retires as SA’s chief harbour master
Two fishing vessel collide off Walvis Bay
Russia calls on UN to prevent pirates from escaping justice
Piracy. Dutch Navy recaptures highjacked container ship
Somalia asks for help with toxic waste dumped on its coast
New initiative launches DRC, Zambia and Namibia transport corridor
UAL gives Cape Town’s Remix Dance Company new lease of life
Turkish bulker YASIN C is highjacked by pirates
Maersk says it will break even this year
Pics of the day –SAFMARINE LUALABA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 7, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - HMS SCEPTRE
SMIT International merges with Boskalis
Piracy - IMB warns shipping lines to be more vigilant further out from African coast
Safmarine appoints new Chief Commercial Officer
MOL challenges the future and announces three-year growth plan
Mozambique improves rail services with refurbished passenger carriages
NSRI wants some of its vehicles to carry emergency lights and sirens
US will lose a trade war with China - today's recommended read
Pics of the day - BALMORAL and AURORA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 6, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HMNZS CANTERBURY
TPT postpones Navis until mid year
Gale force South-Easter prevents Cape Town cruise ships from sailing
Richards Bay toll road shock
Piracy – another fully loaded supertanker SAMHO DREAM captured
Shipping lines raise rates for Indian Ocean islands and Africa
NYK bubbles with excitement as new ship is named
Results show economy is recovering
Pics of the day – BLUE SKY and BOURBON LIBERTY 218 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 1, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BALMORAL
Durban port entrance channel project completed ahead of schedule
Transnet’s statement on the harbour entrance widening project
New East Africa – Colombo service to commence in May
South Africa, China in R2.3 billion trade agreement
YESTERYEAR (those classic ships) : DUNBAR CASTLE
Piracy: ITF calls on all governments to help end Somali piracy
Third new Voith tug is launched for TNPA
Trade to expand by 9.5% in 2010 after a dismal 2009, WTO reports
Dormac Marine takes top BEE awards
Today’s recommended Read – Southern Africa must reclaim control over EPA talks
Pics of the day – RISING SUN and DUCK FORTUNE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 31, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – IN SUNG 8
Promising start for Ngqura Container Terminal
APM developing Apapa Container Terminal to be the best in the world
African economies should unite - Zuma
RVR shareholders agree on redeveloping 1200-km Uganda - Kenya railway
Transnet gets into the spirit of the 2010 soccer world cup
Fishy Story..... US Court stops closure of canal
Expert warns East Africa against replacing rail gauge
Pic of the day – BALMORAL ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 30, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HMS SCOTT
RBCT achieves level 3 with broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE)
Safmarine withdraws from Europe-Asia trade but strengthens its Med – West Central Asia service
Maruba includes Durban in its planned new Round the World schedule
Piracy – more ships come under attack
Lobito port statistics for 2009
Two oil rigs may be heading for Walvis Bay
Tanker goes aground in Suez Canal
Pics of the day – PEARL K and ATLANTIC BREEZE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 29, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – QUEEN MARY 2
Transnet reacts to regulator’s ruling on pipeline tariff
Transnet says outlook review is no reflection on its financial strength
Drewry advises shippers to add a day for slow steaming
Why coal is the best way to power SA's growth
NSRI rescues trawler off Cape Point
Trade News – Fastlift completes refurbishment of first AWD crane
Pics of the day – QUEEN MARY 2 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 25, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – QUEEN MARY 2
Maiden voyage of QUEEN MARY 2 to a South Africa port – Durban’s does her proud
Orthodox economics failing South Africa - Patel
CPI falls to 5.7 percent in February
Strong punt to make Dar es Salaam the East African Community port
MOL introduces diesel particulate filter to ships using MFO
Concern over Nigerian port congestion
Annual Chevron maintenance shutdown at Cape Town
Arlona completes new equipment for Durban Container Terminal
Piracy – Two more ships, Frigia and Talca highjacked while pirate dies from gunshot in third attack
MOL adjusts rotation on West African (ARN) service
Pics of the day – QUEEN MARY 2 in Durban ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 24, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 23, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GLOBAL OJI
Upbeat forecast as Transnet announces 5-year corporate plan
TFR saga continues – two senior managers dismissed
Management reshuffle for K-Line
Luanda ban on used cars at port
Piracy – New aggressive EU offensive is having results
ITF asks for more action against piracy
Specialist on Incoterms and Customs practice to speak at Durban conference
International Lighthouse Association conference underway at Cape Town
Injured sailor airlifted from CSCL Sydney off Saldanha
Pics of the day – NORMAN CLOUGH and DAE SAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 21, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

The Port of Durban has agreed to open the new North Pier to the public for the visit of Cunard's Queen Mary 2...


Due to tomorrow's public holiday there will be no news bulletin on Monday (22 March) ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 18, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HMS SCOTT
Transnet Freight Rail starts winning back freight from road
Demand may bring Riversdale’s Benga coal mine forward
Return to slow steaming reduces container ship layups
Tanzania president calls for interconnected railway
Pirates attack Dutch warship
Rio Tinto and Chinalco mend fences over Guinea ore project
Trade news – Arlona completes new grab for Bidfreight Port Operations
Pics of the day – MARY THE QUEEN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 17, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NILEDUTCH SHENZHEN
South African Abalone bound for Asia seized in Mozambique
Pirates release MV THERESA VIII
YESTERYEAR and those classic ships - JAGERSFONTEIN
EU naval and air forces and Seychellois Coast Guard strike at pirate group
Scary video clip of tug being crushed by container ship
Pic of the day – DELPHIN VOYAGER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 16, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DISCOVERY
Wilh Wilhelmsen intends to restructure
WFP to help expand Bossasso port
Pirates attack German container vessel Lübeck, open fire
International navies take the attack to the pirate mother ships
Mombasa hit by insurance premium
Nigerian government tells contractor to ‘pull finger’ with Onitsha inland river port
Cyclone Hubert devastates southeast coast of Madagascar
Suez ports shut because of sand storms
Pics of the day – ETEL ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 15, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – IRIS
APM Terminals named preferred bidder for Monrovia
QUEEN MARY 2 to dock at O shed in Durban
Shipping line news – MOL revises Asia-South Africa-South America service
Shipping line news - CCNI, Hanjin Shipping, Hapag-Lloyd, Wanhai and Zim in new service alliance
Warning of al-Qaeda attempts on shipping in Red Sea
Eight Somali pirates sentenced to 20 years for piracy
NATO extends its mandate to perform anti-piracy missions off Somalia
Singapore extends its port dues moratorium
Today’s recommended Read – Africa’s new oil hotspots
Pics of the day – MARY THE QUEEN and ORCA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 11, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – QUEEN MARY 2
Transnet denies reports of a new coal terminal for Richards Bay
Hamburg celebrates newest jewel in MSC Crociere fleet
SA Navy to send frigates to guard soccer stadiums
Classics of Yesteryear - Boissevain
Up to 140 oil rigs for the Lagos coast
No way to run a railway - Tanzania Railways prepares to lay off 1,000 employees
Uganda streamlines vehicle importation process
Disappointing month for RBCT
Nigeria spends USD125m to fix roads leading to ports and refineries
Today’s recommended Read – New piracy levy to push up the cost of imported goods
Pics of the day - HESPERIDES ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 10, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAFMARINE ASIA
Maersk reinstates Farrell Lines
Kenyan-flagged Spanish fishing vessel highjacked by pirates
UBT Ocean reported off Haradere in Somalia
Call on African countries to help prosecute Somali pirates
SkySails sets sail on a fishing trawler
East London port’s future hanging in the balance
Sea Rescue – NSRI rescues divers from sinking craft
Walvis Bay synchrolift back in service
Zambia identifies Glencore as preferred bidder to supply petroleum feedstock
Pics of the day – PRISCO ABAKAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 9, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ZEUS
SA port statistics for February are now available
For the record
DOULOS has chance of a new life
MSC’s Aponte says shippers drove rates too low
Piracy is now big business, and outside organisations are benefiting, says new report
East African conference to discuss railway revival
Book Review: Lighthouses of South Africa
Today’s recommended Read –Combating maritime piracy – a policy brief
Pics of the day – Durban’s wider entrance channel ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 8, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BREEDE
Moatize is reached as rail rehab of Sena line presses forward
Cape Town Container Terminal Expansion off to a good start in third year
AP Moller-Maersk earnings plummet USD4 billion
MSC Cruises places order for new Fantasia class ship
Piracy – Ship highjacked off Madagascar
Paul Scannel and Felix Scheder-Bieschin elected as chairman and vice-chairman of SAASOA
PIL launches multi purpose China – Africa service
Margaret loses some of her cargo
Transnet issues statement on its pipeline tariff application
Today’s recommended Read – Killer wave strikes cruise ship
Pics of the day – LONDON ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 4, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FGS NIEDERSACHSEN
Piracy report – Saudi products tanker captured
News from the world of shipping
Tanker detained at Dar es Salaam for unloading dirty fuel
MAGNIFICA – The world’s most modern fleet continues to grow
Marine police training facility planned for Lake Victoria
News clips – Keeping it brief: Namibian Marine Corps graduate & Tanzania has problem with rail contract
Today’s recommended Read – Shipbreaking: fears that clampdown in Asia will send toxic trade to Africa
Pics of the day – STENA FR8 1 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 3, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SEVEN NAVICA
South Africa’s road network is deteriorating - Cronin
Piracy - Danish warship sinks pirate mother ship
Transnet may develop LPG facility at Saldanha
Finland helps fund Walvis Bay Corridor Group
New SA polar supply and research vessel to have Wärtsilä engines
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – POLARIS LEADER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 2, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SEVAN DRILLER
EU Commission critical of US plans for 100 percent scanning of containers
Elgin Brown & Hamer downsizes in Walvis Bay
News from the shipping lines
Views from the cruise ship AMSTERDAM
Transnet projects to create 300,000 jobs
Richards Bay stowaways arrested in Denmark
Today’s recommended Read – EU criticises US legislation for 100% scanning of containers
Pic of the day – MSC AURELIE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 1, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – JOLLY VERDE
Soccer fans have two luxury ships to enjoy
Piracy – Somali govt turns to diplomacy
Egypt says Costa Cruises must pay for damage to quay
Cruise industry weathers storm - confident with new ships and innovation, part 2
Will the new Customs Control Act dig into your pocket?
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – RONALD H BROWN and STELLAR CUPID ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 25, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – INGRID McCALL
Salvage contractor dies on board the MARGARET
News from the shipping lines
Cruise industry weathers storm - confident with new ships and innovation
New appointments at Maputo Port Development Company
US-Africa trade under AGOA stands at USD104 billion
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – MAERSK NAHA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 24, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SEVAN DRILLER
Controlled explosion to free the wreck called MARGARET
South Africa’s GDP exceeds market expectations
News from the shipping lines
Damco expands into strategic Horn of Africa
North Korean arms shipment intercepted by South Africa
Piracy update – US Navy grabs eight pirates, stops attack
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – MARY ARCTICA and BOW HARMONY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 24, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SEVAN DRILLER
Controlled explosion to free the wreck called MARGARET
South Africa’s GDP exceeds market expectations
News from the shipping lines
Damco expands into strategic Horn of Africa
North Korean arms shipment intercepted by South Africa
Piracy update – US Navy grabs eight pirates, stops attack
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – MARY ARCTICA and BOW HARMONY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 23, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC CARLA
Economists upbeat about GDP figures
Piracy update – NATO issues new warning
South Africa, China to boost relations
New face in cyberspace for Safmarine
PricewaterhouseCoopers: Shipping survey reveals challenging times ahead
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – MAERSK BRATAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 22, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SANKO CROCUS and AFRICAN LIFTER
Industrial plan to create 2.4 million jobs
Overhead cable theft causing serious disruptions to rail services
IVS’ Tim McClure to retire
TPT satisfied with progress at Ngqura
Trade News - Anchor Industries to participate in Oil & Gas Africa 2010 exhibition
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Jewel of Muscat sets sail
Pics of the day – HORIZON and BREEDE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 18, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – EAST and BARGE EIDE 42
Delays under the hot sun at Durban Container Terminal
Refinery or bust for Coega – now it’s up to Pretoria
Pirate or hero? New Zealander remains on Japanese whaler
News from the shipping lines
The Budget: New model of growth, job creation identified
Trade News - New US Coast Guard cutters to be protected with Cathelco systems
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – SA Inc would use rail if capacity were available, survey shows
Pics of the day – NAKSKOV MAERSK and BRITISH CHIVALRY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 17, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – EAST
Safmarine adds direct East Africa service from Far East
RMS St HELENA stops calling at Walvis Bay from today
EASSy cable comes ashore in Zululand
NSRI Durban honours the heroes
US Navy conducts additional Africa Station exercises with Nigerian Navy
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Grindrod the best company over a decade
Pics of the day –CRYSTAL SERENITY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 16, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GEOHOLM
Transnet places dry dock units on the market
Piracy – Somalia hands down stiff sentences
News from the shipping lines
Eskom can’t be a player and referee - Zuma
Freight Forwarding – FedEx expands worldwide operations
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – German Navy warships arriving for Exercise Good Hope 4 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 15, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAERSK DOUGLAS and MAERSK DETROIT
Shake up for freight forwarding industry as EU probes anti trust activity
News from the shipping lines
Piracy – Elders call for release of British yachting couple
Fares to be halved on Maputo-Matola ferry
Nigeria detains tanker caught bunkering at Warri
Today’s recommended Read – Bronze Age shipwreck found off Devon coast
Pics of the day –FINNMARKEN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 11, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CRYSTAL SERENITY
Margaret on the rocks
Strike threatens Port of Mombasa with congestion
Phoenician replica ship sails unexpectedly into Durban
al Qaeda threat to close Red Sea to shipping
Navy news – the Germans arrive for Exercise Good Hope
Piracy – highjacked ship is released
Today’s recommended Read – Comparing the Kyoto Protocol and the Copenhagen Accord
Pics of the day – SAFMARINE ANDISA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 10, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ELIZE
Transnet unveils new funding milestone
Piracy – Shipping Association warns that Somali piracy methods could be copied
Naval base planned for Walvis Bay
Interesting salvage ruling involving parties acting in the course and scope of statutory duties
Secretary-General calls for stronger partnership for African development
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Wider Panama Canal could change shipping
Pics of the day – OMEGA BAY and PURPLE BEACH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 9, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – Dr. FRIDTJOF NANSEN
Eye on East Africa – rail links in the news
QE2 for sale – shock revelation
Opposition to British nuclear submarine HMS Sceptre visit
Piracy – Iranian claim that Asian Glory is carrying arms
GAC reaches out to seafarers in Year of the Seafarer
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Jinja Pier (a.k.a. Rippon Pier) – Lake Victoria’s Lost Port
Pics of the day – WESTERDEICH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 8, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AGUSTA GRAND
Wells denies plans to change South Africa’s rail gauge
Piracy – Pirates captured while attacking ship
RBCT bullish about improving markets and supply
Cost of Transnet infrastructure increases
South Africa to have transport info hub for 2010
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – FGS WESTERWALD and SIMON’S TOWN DOCKYARD CONCERT ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 4, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAINPORT ASH
Port statistics for January now available here
Piracy report – Expect Somali piracy to last a long time, says EU admiral
News from the shipping lines
India’s RITES offers for sale its 51 percent in Tanzania Railways
Curfew on the Lagos waterways restricts vessel movements
Trade News – Anchor Industries receives large shipment of stud link chain
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Shipping Firms Pass on Piracy Charges to Local Importers
Pics of the day – SILVER WIND and USS NICHOLAS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 3, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CREST STAR 2
Piracy report – Eukor car carrier Asian Glory a floating pirate fortress
DP World terminals see 8 percent drop to 25.6m TEU
News from the shipping lines
First train reaches Moatize
Nigerian militants call off the truce – Niger Delta again a no-go zone
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended read – Helping out in Haiti
Pics of the day – STOLT AQUAMARINE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 1, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – USS NICHOLAS and HSV-2 SWIFT
Navies to take up coordinated patrol areas off Somalia
US Navy exercises option on Austal’s Joint High Speed Vessel programme
News from the shipping lines
South Africa looks to increase coal exports
Piracy - Senior UN official urges broad-based approach to fight piracy
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Boxlines are getting the message
Pics of the day – OCEANIC IN DISTRESS ...
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Breaking news.... Released tanker Maran Centaurus arrives off Durban
Jan 28, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

The recently ransomed supertanker MARAN CENTAURUS, which was captured by Somali pirates, has arrived off Durban ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 28, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAURANGER
US Navy ships heading for South Africa
Mbeki addresses Africa’s relationship with Africom
News from the shipping lines
December CPI increases to 6.3 percent
Kenya’s rail tender to be launched next week
Piracy – US security company introduces fast patrol boats into Horn of Africa
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s Recommended Read – A year of global shipping routes mapped by GPS
Pics of the day – OCEANIC and MAMOSA CHAMPION ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 27, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SKUA
NYK looks to invest in Brazil port
WSC proposes Global Vessel Efficiency system to reduce carbon emissions
Africa-US tanker rate nears 17-month high
Piracy – more frustration at lack of action
New deal likely for troubled Rift Valley Railway
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – How plan to privatise railway became country’s public sector reform nightmare
Pic of the day – GEOWAVE MASTER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 26, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ATLANTIC ELAND
News from the shipping lines
Marcus expected to leave repo rate unchanged
Tanzania will revoke railway concession in February
Piracy report – Frustration builds at world’s impotence
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – CMA CGM cancellations hurt Korean yards
Pics of the day – MOL HONOR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 25, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BELUGA HOUSTON
Port Regulator rejects TNPA proposal for tariff increases
Grindrod expects sharp turnaround in financial results
News from Mozambique – Beira fire destroys two fishing vessels
Wärtsilä cuts jobs and announces relocation to China
Trade News – Volkswagen South Africa introduces new Polo range
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Boiling Point
Pics of the day – VLADIMIR IGNETUK icebreaker ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 21, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SUEZ
Container volumes turn but 10% of ships remain idle
Nigerian tug OSAYAME finally paid up and free to go
Beluga takes delivery of super heavylift ship
Nigeria dry ports will help decongest its seaports, says Shippers Council
Cruising along the famed North West Passage with the HANSEATIC
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – African navies are declining
Pics of the day – LIBRA IPANEMA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 20, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC BARBARA
Nigeria introduces cargo tracking levy
Further USD852 million wanted for Cameroon’s Limbe port development
Uganda lake ferry breaks down in mid lake
Piracy – Greek bulker evades capture
Cruise ships continue calling at Haiti
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – EQUINE / WINNER 6 and MARIA ELISE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 19, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FAIRMOUNT EXPEDITION
US Navy programme of helping Africa combat piracy & illegal fishing deemed a success
Somali pirates fight over largest ever ransom
Tanzania railway project boosted by USD 8.15million viability funding
China a net coal importer in 2009 – augurs well for South African exports
Yemen - Horn of Africa: African arrivals in 2009 up by 55 percent
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – frustration at impotence of international community over piracy
Pic of the day – DIANA C ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 18, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – EQUINE
South Africa-bound Maruba ship held up in Rio de Janeiro over bunkers
São Tome and Príncipe port construction delayed
News from the shipping lines
Piracy at six year high, ICC-IMB reports
Trade News – Sleepers for Saldanha
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – World’s first fuel cell ship docks in Copenhagen
Pics of the day – SEVEN NAVICA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 14, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FJORD
Port statistics for December 2009 now available
China may finance new Lamu port
Cruise News – Queen Elizabeth hits the water and Silversea considers another newbuild
Mauritius gives the nod to armed guards on ships
SAMTRA to hold Ship Security Officer’s Course
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Carriers move full speed into slow steaming
Pic of the day – SELI and LOVESTAR II ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 13, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HELLESPONT DEFIANCE
New life for Dar es Salaam – Zambia railway link
Transnet signs order for new locomotives
Customs tips from Customs@Wylie
News from the shipping lines
German ferries for Kenya
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – East Africa looks to revive its railway network
Pics of the day – SEA LION 1 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 12, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – Durban Car Terminal
Madagascar’s new port of d’Ehoala is in business
South Africa and South Korea in trade talks
News from the shipping lines – rates start going up
The Phoenicians draw near
Mozambique port volumes increase during 2009 despite economy
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day –NILEDUTCH SHENZHEN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 11, 2010
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ORCA
Maputo ramps up the volumes as more ships arrive
Disappointing coal results for Richards Bay
News from the shipping lines
Piracy Report – ships captured and released over New Year
IMO message to all seafarers
Today’s recommended Read – Nigeria as a terror ground – Africom says commander says he is “not aware”
Pics of the day – ALIOTH and LIAN CHUAN SHENG 66 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 15, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MARY ARCTICA
RBCT Phase V expansion gets the nod – new entrants will be exporting early in 2010
Transnet Freight Rail’s non-performance delays entrance of black coal exporters - RBCT
Concargo awarded Sishen South Project requiring 63 truck loads
Grindrod introduces new board members
Chinese ports accounts for a quarter of all container traffic
Maputo’s MIPS achieves record container moves
Cape Town FPSO sailing postponed
Today’s recommended Read – Cruising in the Dominions
Pics of the day – MAERSK ASSERTER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 14, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BLUE SKY
Most African ports unprepared for changing trends in shipping industry
No Father Christmas this year after DoT bans high-cubes
Pirates take another ship
News from the shipping lines
Further delays for the Sena – Beira railway
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – MSC LORETTA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 10, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MEIN SCHIFF
DP World shares plummet but no restructure of port terminal division is likely, says company
Shipping Industry Supports Global Controls on CO2 at Copenhagen
Piracy – Somalis take Iranian ship
EU Naval Forces (NAVFOR) warns shipping not to sail in the Dangerzone
Trade News: Wilhelmsen seals 39-ship liferaft exchange agreement
Training - SAMTRA concludes successful Security Officers course
India plans oil refinery in Nigeria
Eskom signs 17-year contract for Majuba coal
Maersk raises USD704 million to repay banks
MOL looks to refocus on oil and LNG
South Africa and Switzerland hold trade talks
Today’s recommended Read – Challenging times lie ahead for the shipping industry
Pics of the day –MAERSK BROOKLYN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 9, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

Shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAPTAIN JOHN K and PRIDE SOUTH PACIFIC
Richards Bay dry bulk and multipurpose terminals to combine
BIMCO calls on international governments to recommit against piracy
Trade News: Kuehne + Nagel awarded three-year contract for automotive parts and accessories warehousing and distribution
Intertanko calls for naval support in West Africa
Cruise ship was not attacked by pirates, says Costa Cruises
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – SHIRAZ and NEFTEGAZ-61 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 7, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NORTH STAR
South African port statistics for November are now available
SE Shipping Lines going westabout via South Africa
Transnet calls R5bn cover-up report misleading
TPT switches focus towards developing people skills
Wescoal to export coal through Durban
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s good read – China’s naval deployment priorities and challenges in the Horn of Africa
Pic of the day – MSC LAURA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 3, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ARIES VOYAGER
Shipping line woes – CMA CGM and ZIM receive lifesaving injections but Maersk says it will diversify
Cruise shipbuilders back in business as Carnival places new Dream order
DOULOS fails Singapore safety check – to be scrapped after 95 years
Japanese ice-breaking Antarctic observation ship on maiden voyage
Durban’s Bulk Connection takes top international award
ICS to provide Legal and Insurance ICS courses in January
SA beefs up border ports of entry
New vehicle sales show signs of recovery
Damco opens Maputo office
Today’s good read – Africa’s trade with BRIC countries multiplies
Pic of the day – AQUARIAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 2, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AKADEMIK FEDOROV
Four African countries elected to IMO Council
Hutchison Port Holdings invests USD60 million in Dar es Salaam port to ease pressure
Piracy - Security Council mandates another year of international action against pirates
Nissan SA planning to expand exports beyond Africa
SA chemicals industry must pursue West African exports
News clips – Keeping it brief – Umhlanga Lighthouse now a giant condom
Pic of the day – Pic of the day – NEFTEGAZ-61 and FPSO SHIRAZ ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 1, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FJORD
Transnet suspends two senior employees
South Africa has record R6.7-billion trade deficit
Khangela Bridge – the R200 million harbour bridge that truckers ignore
Pirates seize Greek tanker as SA says it can’t afford to send warships
Large iceberg east of offloading zone for SA AGULHAS poses question
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – KOTA ANGGERIK ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 30, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CE-DUKE
Transnet concludes R2.2-Bn loan agreement with French investor group AFD
Container line introduces piracy surcharge
Walvis Bay the loser as Maersk Line revises Samba service
Concern over Dubai World’s restructuring but DP World terminals look safe
NSRI involved in fishing boat rescue
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – MONTE OLIVIA ...
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Ports & Ships maritime news
Nov 26, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

regret no Newsetter and Daily News today ...
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Ports & Ships maritime enws
Nov 26, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

Thursday's news delay ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 25, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – OCEAN TRADER
South Africa shows signs of economic recovery
SELI 1 cargo sold and will be removed from wreck
ITF throws down gauntlet to shipping lines over pirate infested waters
DRC and Sudan express interest in joining East African Community
News from the world of shipping
Pic of the day – IVAN PAPANIN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SEVEN SEAS VOYAGER
Industrialization will help Africa fully join world economy, says Ban
Namport having a record year with passenger ships
Wanna buy a tourist train?
Repairs to Port Bell will cost USD13 million
Piracy – Somali coastguard admits it is powerless against piracy
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – VLADIMIR IGNATYUK ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC SOCOTRA
Eleven marine pilots graduate
South Africa to participate in Korea-Africa Forum
South Africa looks to have 300 ships on its register
Readers write
Piracy – Arab ‘arms’ ship freed
Somalia: Residents and Sandbank Stymie Pirates' Plan
Today’s recommended Read – Piracy off coast not only criminal, but very successful, Security Council hears
Pics of the day – EUROCAR ISTANBUL AND CITY OF MUMBAI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC SOCOTRA
Eleven marine pilots graduate
South Africa to participate in Korea-Africa Forum
South Africa looks to have 300 ships on its register
Readers write
Piracy – Arab ‘arms’ ship freed
Somalia: Residents and Sandbank Stymie Pirates' Plan
Today’s recommended Read – Piracy off coast not only criminal, but very successful, Security Council hears
Pics of the day – EUROCAR ISTANBUL AND CITY OF MUMBAI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 19, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

Picture problem – please be patient
First View – BOW CHAIN
SELI 1 salvage plan down but not yet out
Meet TPT’s new boss
End of the road in sight for trustworthy old SA AGULHAS
Piracy – Greater effort needed on land to fight Somali piracy, says Ban
Mombasa port privatization put on hold
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – BAHIA NEGRA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAVOUR
Tau Morwe moves to Transnet Freight Rail – Socikwa to lead TPT
Piracy - Netherlands to continue off Somalia: Admiral defends EU record
Cape Town’s new cold storage facility a success
Hamburg Süd names new Rio class ship
UK’s All Leisure Group buys ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – SAFMARINE ASIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAVOUR
Tau Morwe moves to Transnet Freight Rail – Socikwa to lead TPT
Piracy - Netherlands to continue off Somalia: Admiral defends EU record
Cape Town’s new cold storage facility a success
Hamburg Süd names new Rio class ship
UK’s All Leisure Group buys ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – SAFMARINE ASIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAVOUR
Tau Morwe moves to Transnet Freight Rail – Socikwa to lead TPT
Piracy - Netherlands to continue off Somalia: Admiral defends EU record
Cape Town’s new cold storage facility a success
Hamburg Süd names new Rio class ship
UK’s All Leisure Group buys ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – SAFMARINE ASIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAVOUR
Tau Morwe moves to Transnet Freight Rail – Socikwa to lead TPT
Piracy - Netherlands to continue off Somalia: Admiral defends EU record
Cape Town’s new cold storage facility a success
Hamburg Süd names new Rio class ship
UK’s All Leisure Group buys ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – SAFMARINE ASIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 17, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – WOLRAAD WOLTEMADE
New South African Standby Tug Contract awaited
Kenya details plans for new standard gauge railway
MSC SINFONIA begins South African cruise season
Festive Season approaches – Saldanha shutdown periods
Piracy – British Royal Fleet Auxiliary unable to act as pirates removed British couple off yacht
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended read – Bad roads slow continent's growth to a crawl
Pics of the day – KOTA NILAM ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 16, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC SINFONIA
TPT makes sweeping changes with new business model
Maersk Line head hits out at state-aided bailouts and rescues
South Africa is ripe for growing cruise industry, says MSC Cruises CEO
News from the shipping lines
A closer look at the new Customs Control and Customs Duty Bills
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – GEO BARENTS and VICKIE TIDE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 12, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC LEILA
Piracy – another ship with South African connections, FILITSA, is highjacked
Mozambique ports of Nacala and Beira deny Malawi claims of congestion
Mombasa port privatisation proposals under scrutiny
Transport forum agreed for the Walvis Bay-Ndola-Lubumbashi Corridor
Final outstanding payment detains tug OSAYAME in Cape Town harbour
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – East African Community trade skyrockets just five years into Customs Union
Pics of the day – ALAKNANDA and DONG WON 519 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 11, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC SINFONIA
Somali pirates raise the odds in Indian Ocean – wider area now no-go for merchant shipping
SELI 1 ko’d by late winter storms
Unicorn Shipping recognised for its contribution at sea
US Ruling makes South Africa first choice for ship arrests
Piracy – attacks on ships continue
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – SMIT AMANDLA, WOLRAAD WOLTEMADE, MSC SINFONIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 10, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ARK CHARLY
SA port statistics for October are now available
South Africa strengthening relations at China-Africa forum
Dar es Salaam pledges to clear container ships within three days
Amendments mean higher Customs duties on imported containerised cargo
Rough ride for Oasis of the Seas
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – SHASA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 9, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ALBATROS
MSC SINFONIA arrives in South Africa tomorrow
Richards Bay coal exports hit a high note
USS San Juan arrives in Simon’s Town
Piracy – Greek ship DELVINA seized off Tanzania
Shipping line news
Today’s good read – visiting the Ghost Fleet
Pics of the day – USS SAN JUAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 5, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – COSTA PACIFICA
Moatize coal exports to start rolling in 2011
Piracy – pirates strike at two ships, Harriette and Jo Cedar
Africa seeks unity before trade talks with World Trade Organisation
Students from Durban University of Technology visit the Port of Durban
Drifting buoy meanders ashore at Breede River Mouth
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – TIAKI and TOIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 4, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BELFORD DOLPHIN
Spanish trawler Acechador sinks off Durban – crew rescued by helicopter and passing ships
Cyclone Group appointed as agent for visiting Holland Africa Line Soccer World Cup flotels
New harbour tug SHASA sails for Port Elizabeth
Piracy - UN Maritime agency pledges support to repress Piracy off Somali coast
South Africa, Namibia meeting ends with trade and transport agreements
Rail regulator investigates KZN grain train accident
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – SHASA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 3, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAVOUR
South Africa, Namibia to review strategic partnerships
Transnet and mining houses in talks over future of manganese exports
Western Cape Government concerned over Robben Island ferry
Piracy – Norwegian navy sailors fired on
CMA CGM founder Saadé denies reports that creditors want him out
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended Read – Federal agencies raise alarm about cruise sewage
Pic of the day – SUBMARINE OFF CAPE TOWN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 2, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – OASIS OF THE SEAS
Durban maritime cluster back in the news
Getting ready to Groove on board MSC Sinfonia
South Africa says it is ready to deal with search and rescue 2010
Second coal mining export programme for Mozambique gets the nod
World’s biggest cruise ship OASIS OF THE SEAS sets sail
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – WIND STAR & CARNIVAL DREAM ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 29, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – JUTTEN
Transnet says it is weathering the storm
SELI 1 shipwreck update
Piracy – yacht sighted heading for Somalia
Former head of Nigerian ports authority jailed
South Africa and Russia to increase cooperation on trade, investment and technology
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s Good Read – Europeans who eat laundered fish
Pics of the day – CHUN HO & SAM RATULANGI PB1600 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 28, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ASIAN BRIER
Tragedy at Mossel Bay as trawler capsizes
Mozambique clarifies plans for Moatize coal and Nacala
Government vows to transform the economy
Ouch, oops and eina as three Japanese lines post half-year losses
Gordhan announces relaxing of exchange controls
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – UNDINE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 27, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC SINFONIA
MSC SINFONIA sets sail for South Africa
Kenya resistance to concessioning Mombasa port
News from the shipping lines
Piracy – US places drones in service over Horn of Africa
Walvis Bay orders six RTGs to increase capacity
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended read – Is Kenya off track with its standard gauge railway proposal
Pics of the day – REGNO MARINUS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 26, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – OVERSEAS PUGET SOUND
Moatize coal project surges ahead, breathes new life into Beira
Piracy – Somali pirates get busy
Unprecedented increase in Somali pirate activity, ICC reports
Sea Rescue – NSRI has busy week
Panama issues strong warning over Paris MOU detentions
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s Good Read – Chasing market share will kill the container lines
Pics of the day – SAFMARINE LLISBON and MOL KOMATI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – STAR PRINCESS
Transport minister launches Sea Watch and Response Centre today
SA patrol boat SARAH BAARTMAN captures two illegal Mozambique fishing vessels
MAERSK ALABAMA officers to be honoured at USS Admiral of the Ocean Dinner
Namport installs Navis SPARCS N4 at Walvis Bay
DP World’s Nakheel ‘cut down to size’
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s Good Read – Somalia: Al Qaida’s next stronghold
Pics of the day – VICTOR TALALIKHIN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 21, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAERSK DRYDEN
SA, Namibia and Botswana to introduce Shengen type border crossings
Large container terminal planned near Apapa
Rotterdam loses nearly 12 percent cargo this year
Durban Picture Parade
Last African gathering before Copenhagen climate summit kicks off
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s Good Read – Getting to grips with Bric
Pics of the day – TAHITIAN PRINCESS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 20, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – OCTOPUS
Mixed messages - Shipping line news
Walvis Bay sets new productivity record on Maersk ships – 45 container moves an hour
West African shipping news
Cape Town’s movie submarine on the move
Piracy update – Chinese bulker DE XIN HAI seized
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – GLAS DOWR, WOLRAAD WOLTEMADE & SMIT AMANDLA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 19, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FRONTIER
Rio Tinto Alcan abandons Coega as a smelter site
Piracy – PIL loses another ship to Somali pirates
African Union signs Maritime Charter
Trade News - UAL expertise to boost SA explosives exports into Africa
News from the shipping lines
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – Pics of the day – SAFMARINE CUNENE and WILLIAM R CROYLE II ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 15, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AMADEA
South Africa joins other Indian Ocean countries in tsunami exercise
Transnet commissions new R45m world class cold storage facility
Piracy – Somali pirates becoming increasingly sophisticated, Interpol told
Motor industry ranks SA ports poorly in global productivity
Kenya shippers want action on costs of cargo moving through Mombasa
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – CAPE INFANTA & EB&H FLOATING CRANE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 14, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HMAS MANOORA
Full scale Search & Rescue exercise scheduled for end October
Huge interest in MSC SINFONIA - over 46,000 bookings a month ahead of ship’s arrival
Kenya calls for greater international support against piracy
Wappen von Bremen completes 100th call at Richards Bay
Trade News – Cummins for Africa
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – WAPPEN VON MUNCHEN and WAPPEN VON HAMBURG ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 13, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FORUM FIJI II
SA Transport Minister calls for introduction of cabotage in coastal shipping
Britain bans trading with Iran’s IRISL shipping line
Piracy update – Seychelles takes 11 pirates captive
Cape Town’s mystery submarine
Cruise operators object to increased port charges at Mombasa
SA Defence Force completes ten years of peacekeeping missions
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended read – is ‘Supply Chain’ obsolete?
Pics of the day – MSC LORETTA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 12, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – JASCON 21, FAIRPLAY 30 and EXCRAVOS LPG FSO
Seabourn diverts cruise ship from Indian Ocean because of pirates
Mystery of burning tanker off Cameroon
Calabar re-opens to container shipping
2nd AU Conference of Ministers for Maritime Transport takes place in Durban this week
Quay 500
South Africa explores trading opportunities with south countries
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – KATYA ZELENKO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – !GARIEP
Latest SA port statistics for September now available
Transnet welcomes judgement in Gama case
Removal of exclusivity clause at Dar es Salaam port welcomed
Final SAMSA statement of PINE TRADER
PetroSA, Coega Development Corp sign agreement for oil refinery
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – FAIRPLAY 30 and JASCON 21 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 7, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – EXPLORER
Tanzania ends exclusivity clause with TICTS, opens door to other operators
NORTHERN RELIANCE becomes Ngqura port’s unexpected second caller
Mozambique confirms intention to build northern coal railway to Nacala
Trident Marine flexes anti-stowaway muscles
Hapag-Lloyd thrown an EU lifeline but Maersk warns of too many operators
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – SUBHIKSHA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 6, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ESCRAVOS LPG FSO
SELI 1 now officially abandoned and declared a wreck – no decision of any salvage
EAC entry points to be fully automated
Nigerian government moves to engage ex-militants following amnesty
Travelling graffiti the Niledutch way
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s Good Read – The Ibrahim Index of Governance
Pic of the day – SAFMARINE NGAMI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 5, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - PROFESSOR KHROMOV
New vehicle sales continue downward trend
Kenya Ports Authority scraps scanning charges
Nigeria to commence dredging of Niger River
Piracy report - Spanish fishing vessel seized
Request for help - anyone know what happened to ZANSHIP?
News clips - Keeping it brief
MOL provides the ocean transport of mobile library vehicles to South Africa
Pics of the day - JUMBO VISION ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 1, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAFMARINE MERU
Cruise schedule for Africa region now available
SA records trade deficit in August
Nigeria port focus
Piracy update – US Navy warns of escalation as monsoon ends
Somalia: Puntland cracks down as potential migrants gather in Bosasso
Handle with Care - Access Freight takes up the challenge from Porsche
SkySails get set to soar above Germany’s largest fishing trawler
News Clips – keeping it brief
Pic of the day – MAERSK ASSERTER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 30, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC CATANIA
First container ship for Ngqura postponed because of delays at Durban
CMA CGM seeks moratorium and restructuring to remain afloat
Materials Handling specialist back in business
A step closer towards a Common Market for Africa
African port news - Nouakchott harbour project launched
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – FENG KANG SHAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 29, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ALTAIR II
Maersk Line begins container calls at Richards Bay
Rotterdam doesn’t rule – not yet
Nigeria: Shipowners Association arrest fifth ship over illegal bunkering
Skills Levies in a Climate of Skills Crisis
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s recommended read – could this happen here?
Pics of the day – SANKO BARON ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 28, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HIGHLAND COURAGE
SELI 1 grounding – owners ‘walk’ away from responsibility
Piracy update – ships master killed by pirates
SA participates in Africa-South America Summit
News from the shipping lines
P&O Cruises sells ARTEMIS
World Maritime Day – 24 September
Today’s Good Read – Enter the gigayacht
Pics of the day – TRIESTINA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – STELLA HAMAL
No big splash intended for Ngqura
Green light for Transnet’s Ngqura rail operation
Drought and conflict aggravate hunger in East Africa, warns UN food agency
Piracy update – pirates get active
Five ships to be auctioned in next few weeks
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – AL MAREEKH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SHASA
First container ship for Ngqura lines up for next Wednesday
East London told its future as a port city lies in its own hands
Two Soviet Antarctic bases and an ice-bound supply ship – in three days
Altech Netstar to the NSRI’s rescue with radio equipment
TPT takes delivery of multimillion rand consignment of cargo handling equipment
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – Pics of the day – WOLRAAD WOLTEMADE & HIGHLAND COURAGE + PRIDE SOUTH PACIFIC ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 21, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAFMARINE KOMATI
CDN intends investing $ 150 million in Nacala port and corridor
Interesting year ahead as cruise ships rock up
Piracy update – Nigerian militants extend cease-fire
SELI 1 update: recovery of oil continues
Panama opens shipping office in Durban
News clips – Keeping it brief
Ships for sale....
Pics of the day – CONCORD 1 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC SENA
Shock for port industry as TPT’s Solly Letsoalo resigns
Hogan hints at action over Transnet appointment
Holland America ships NOORDAM and WESTERDAM heading for SA and FIFA World Soccer Cup
Dock strike threat for Mombasa
South African Navy sailors sent home after bar brawl
Multinational force keeps pirates at bay
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – RIDLEY THOMAS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 16, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – TANCRED
Pirates release Greek bulker after payment of ransom
Questions raised over lake survey vessel
New maritime shipping law firm for Durban
PINE TRADER departs for the breakers
News from the world of shipping
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – MAIDO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 15, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GULSER ANA
Customs (SARS) workers back on the job
Indian company Rites says it has injected money into Tanzania’s railway
UN official calls for broader approach to the scourge of piracy
MSC Nikita makes it back to port - just
Massive abnormal project tackled by Durban’s Access Freight
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – MONTE SARMIENTO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 14, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NELE MAERSK
Morwe says Durban to remain SA’s premier container port
SELI 1 a wreck - unlikely to be refloated
Table Bay as a lee shore – the grounding of the SELI 1 and other similar incidents
Transnet says it is ‘saddened’ by Sipho Maseko’s decision to withdraw as a candidate for group CE
News from the ports of Africa
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s good read – The Boatman Cometh
Pics of the day – BELUGA LEGISLATION ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 10, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PREM PUTLI
SA port statistics for August now available
SELI 1 aground - latest update
Kenya to push ahead with plans for a standard gauge railway
Rough seas off Port Elizabeth
New head for Sierra Leone ports
News clips – Keeping it brief
Today’s Good Read – Uganda's oil bonanza is overshadowed by a tribal land dispute
Pics of the day – RAINBOW ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 9, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SELI 1
Table Bay drama as Turkish ship SELI 1 as goes aground
Piracy – German Navy kills suspect during firefight
Transnet Freight Rail struggling with coal deliveries - report
Vale looks at other Beira export options
Vintage US tug to be deployed on US – West Africa run
SARS offices open despite protest action
News clips – Keeping it brief
Recommended Reads – why do Africans shun going to sea?
Pic of the day – FAIRPARTNER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BOA SUPPLIER
Turkish bulk carrier GULSER ANA goes aground off Madagascar
Dramatic rescue of fishermen off southern Cape coast
SA, EU to strengthen relations at summit
Somalia: Who is Fighting Whom
AP Moller – Maersk’s logistics services now trading as Damco
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – TAKARA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 7, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BOA MIGHTY
Customs (SARS) advises of measures taken ahead of industrial action
Interesting ships at sea and on the water
US Military also to use Seychelles to stage surveillance aircraft on anti-piracy patrol
Cruise operator files for insolvency
News clips – Keeping it brief
SA supports commitments to economic recovery
Today’s Good Read
Pic of the day – CMA CGM EVEREST ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 3, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SUBHIKSHA
Gama suspended – union calls it a racial decision
Japan to fund EAC customs administration
Piracy update – European Union sends aircraft to Seychelles
News from the world of shipping
Sixteen Somalis drown making hazardous journey across Gulf of Aden
News clips – Keeping it brief
US security tightened for ships coming from the Congo
Pic of the day – MSC OSLO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 2, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SVITZER CELESTE
Port Maputo establishes port user forum
Traders concerned at EAC failure to sign Economic Partnership Agreement with Europe
South Africa posts R0.4Bn trade surplus
Uganda June balance of payments shows a surplus
Kei Rail Project's safety permit renewed
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – MAERSK DUBROVNIK ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 1, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – USNS SUMNER
Products tanker ELLI breaks in two and sinks near Suez Canal
Coal ship in fire scare at RBCT
Kenya and Uganda look to World Bank loan to fund Malaba border post upgrade
Piracy update – Pirates fire of US navy ship; Iran sends more warships
Mozambique expects to earn billions from coal exports
News clips – Keeping it brief
Recommended Reads - Africa: Steamrolling the WTO Doha Negotiations
Pics of the day – SASDOCK & SVITZER CELESTE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 31, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PRIDE SOUTH SEAS & SANKO BEAUTY
When will the witch-hunts end? Transnet places Gama under suspicion
Navy gathers at Walvis for exercise Golfinho
Two stowaways die on ship off Durban
What’s in a name? The Titan Uranus that just won’t go away
Four ships heading for judicial sale – Daewoo Frontier tops the list
UN expert praises Senegal’s efforts to strengthen rights of migrants
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – MSC CARLA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 27, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – IVS NIGHTJAR
Transnet annual report published
Gun running ship held in Philippines had South African in charge
Manganese ore export line not adequate, says mining boss
What’s in a name?
News from the shipping lines – MOL raises SAECS rates
Stowaways found dead in ship off Durban
News clips – Keeping it brief
Recommended Reads
Pic of the day – BOUNDARY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 26, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DURBAN BAY & HARBOUR
Transnet stays committed to its R80 Billion investment programme
Hamburg Süd names the RIO BLANCO
Transnet refutes locomotive order report
UN agency sounds alarm on dire Kenyan food situation
African population reaches 1 billion
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – ORIBI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 25, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NONOTI
Piracy and illegal seagoing activity
Mozambique news – Namibian fishing vessel Antillas Reefer forfeited
News from the shipping lines
World Bank to pay for Uganda rail rehabilitation
Special Report: late and erratic rains in Eastern Africa raise food security concerns – El Niño an additional worry
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – FAIRMOUNT GLACIER & SEAREX X ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 24, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ATLANTIC NAVIGATOR
Transnet announces allocation of PE manganese ore export channel to three customers
SA, Angola to cooperate in oil sector
News from the shipping lines – shipping woes continue
SA to host a multi-national military training exercise
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – MSC TOBA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 20, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AL MAREEKH
Durban buffeted by winds as ships wait outside port
Global financial crisis continues to bite
New cargo transport convention could impact SA importers
Trade news - Cape marine lubricants firm in multimillion-rand BEE deal
Hell of a name for a ship
CSIR – making harbours a safe have for ships
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – CIELO DI PISA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 19, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAN ALESSIO
Mombasa port drops certain port charges for Uganda
Piracy – ARCTIC SEA found, crew safe and on way home
Maritime job creation links Singapore and Cape Town
Unity Bridge between Mozambique and Tanzania due to open in November
Trade News – first equipment under Terex Port Equipment banner handed over to MSC Rosslyn
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – MSC CONFIDENCE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View
Piracy - France, Belgium and US look at arming ships
Universal Africa Lines (UAL) launches Cape office, new routes to W Africa
News from the shipping lines – more rate increases
Trade News - Dezzi appoints Big Lift Trucks as its distributor
Zuma visits Angola with large business delegation
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – OCEAN ATLAS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 17, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MOHAVE MAIDEN
Mozambique raises money to begin dredging port of Beira
UNCTAD tells Africa to pull together
Productivity achievement for Walvis Bay Container Terminal
Trade news – TPT backs local supplier for trailer design
News from the shipping lines – MSC announces rate restoration on SA services
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – FUJI BAY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 13, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – IRIS
Government nominates Prof Everingham as acting chairman of Transnet
Call to prioritise freight logistics and corridor development as a pillar for economic development
US destroyer USS ARLEIGH BURKE concludes Africa Partnership Station mission
Malawi-Mozambique transport canal a step closer
Piracy report – Maltese-flag ship disappears en route to North Africa
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pics of the day – ELBRUS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 12, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC NEW YORK
Bolloré Group wins concession to manage Cotonou port
Nigerdock completes second module of giant Usan FPSO
Piracy report – tug Buccaneer released but dispute over ransom
Rift Valley Railway concession still in place
SAMTRA upgrades bridge and engine room simulators
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – SAFMARINE HOUSTON ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 11, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SONGHAI
South African Port Statistics for July now available
NSRI kept busy over long weekend
Call to expand Africa – US trade by way of AGOA
Rift Valley Railway concession ended
AP Moller-Maersk closes Odense shipbuilding yard
News clips – Keeping it brief
Pic of the day – MERMAID COMMANDER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 6, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – LUFAFA
Transnet says it is not to blame for airport fuel shortage
Nacala port and rail company appoints new chairman
Dar es Salaam container terminal strike ends
News from the shipping lines – it’s rate increase time
Dubai World cuts back in Africa
Trade news – NFS Industrial delivers three Konecranes reach stackers to Namport
Pic of the day – MOL DEVOTION ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 5, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC MAUREEN
Piracy: Hansa Stavanger released - ship off Nigeria attacked
Dar es Salaam port drops container handling and transfer charges
DRC ports reopen as strike ends
Trade News – Arlona delivers 20 new pitch coke skips to Richards Bay terminal
US military harbour security force for Djibouti
SAMTRA contracted by Stena Marine to manage cadet training
Pic of the day – KAPITAN PASTUSHENKO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 4, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – LONG CHARITY AGROUND
Saldanha ore ship goes aground
Piracy - EU plans Somali Coastal Security Force
News from the world of shipping – MSC Napoli salvage ends
Naval news – Construction of the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier begins
Customs moves to cut costly delays – 1000 auditors to be employed
Pic of the day – SEA BUFFALO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 3, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AUTUMN WAVE
Maersk Line introduces new direct service to Maputo
East Africa reacts cautiously to EU trade deal after fresh issues introduced
SAMTRA holds bridge course for pilots
Trade News - Yara South Africa awards five year contract to Wilhelmsen Ships Service
Naval News – CSIR researching frigate helicopter operations
Pic of the day – SKY TETHYS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 30, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – KOALA BAY
Fire guts passenger ferry in Dar es Salaam
Saldanha soars ahead with record iron ore shipments
News from the shipping lines
Port and harbour news – Expansion of Nouakchott port
Walvis Bay cluster meets to reduce corridor bottlenecks
Suez revenues drop 7.2 percent
Pic of the day – IOANNIS NK SINKING ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 29, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – RAGNHILD K
African Development Bank makes money available for Kenya-Ethiopia sea/land corridor
Port of Dar es Salaam container terminal crippled by strike
Navy gets new eyes
Clashes in Somalia forcing more refugees across Gulf of Aden – UN agency
Trade news – Japanese shipping lines offer bleak outlook
SA weathering recession quite well - Fitch
Pic of the day – OCEAN LYRA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 28, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAERSK DUISBURG
Question marks arise over QE2’s move to Cape Town
Piracy – US Navy warns of increased Somali activity
Cape Town’s container terminal achieves several milestones
Trade news - Terex completes acquisition of Fantuzzi and Noell port equipment businesses
Beira silting caused the fuel shortage, not boycotts
Zuma to visit India to enhance bilateral relations
Pic of the day – DAEWOO FRONTIER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 27, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAERSK CONSTELLATION
Navigation warning in southern Cape waters
SA Air Force rescues seafarers off bulk carrier IOANNIS NK
Piracy update – ship released and pirates captured
Seafarer missions to hold important workshop on trauma councilling
Unusual cargo for Cape Town
Trade news - Terex Corp acquires control of Fantuzzi Group
Trade news - India, SA to intensify partnerships to address recession
Economic downturn will not change SA's development - Zuma
Pic of the day – ALLEN GARDINER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News Breaking News
Jul 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

bulker Ioannis NK sinking off Cape coast near Lamberts Bay ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – THOR PIONEER
News from the shipping lines
Mailbag – No Greatest Shoal this year but what about these whales
Cargo ferry ready to sail Lake Victoria once again, says Rift Valley Railway
Nigeria loses one million barrels of oil a day
Hey, these things happen....
Pic of the day – STOLT VALOR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AMAR MUHIEDDINE
It’s confirmed – QE2 is coming to Cape Town
Committee calls for scrapping of Mombasa port levies
USS ARLEIGH BURKE sails for the Mascarenes today
Giant cruise ship CELEBRITY EQUINOX joins fleet
Piracy news – more ships arrive on anti-piracy station off Somalia
Ensure authentic sulphur content on BDR, says IBIA
Pic of the day – C DREAM and TEMPEST ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 21, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DAL EAST LONDON
Piracy news – Victoria released but SA Navy remains hard to get
Drop in aluminium demand sees Mozambique exports plummet
News from the shipping lines
Customs reformer pledges to dredge Calabar approaches
US-Africa trade increased 28 percent in 2008
Pic of the day – HANSA TRONDHEIM ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 20, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – USS ARLEIGH BURKE
Global Patriot sold at auction for $ 2.65 million
Massive outreach by Customs to cut costly delays
Cape shipyard completes two new pilot boats for Port of Durban
Growth forecast for Maputo but challenges remain
Pic of the day – USS ARLEIGH BURKE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 16, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GARCIA D’AVILA
Transnet responds to media lawsuit claim
Kinshasa and Brazzaville to be linked by bridge
News from the shipping lines
Trade news - Regional trade hubs help foster US-Africa trade
Without global support, Somalia will fall to opposition – top UN political official
Pic of the day – MSC SPLENDIDA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 15, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GREEN CHILE
The QE2 in Cape Town – where would you put her?
Cruise news - MSC SPLENDIDA joins fleet
Government outlines five year programme
US president refers to US Africa Command during Ghana visit
Pic of the day – IKAN KURAU ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 14, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MONTE AZUL
Drewry pessimistic about quick container recovery
Walvis Bay to re-equip new terminal with new infrastructure and equipment
Piracy update – Somali pirates go after VLCC
Will she or won’t she? QE2 tipped as a Cape Town floating hotel
USS Arleigh Burke arrives in Durban
Pic of the day – USS ARLEIGH BURKE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 13, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAERSK SEARCHER
SA port statistics for June 2009
South African Navy appeals to youth to join up
Transnet to call for branch line concessioning tenders
Piracy news – two more ships seized
Drama at sea – NSRI evacuate chief engineer – fire on ship in Suez Canal
Pic of the day – BM CHALLENGE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime Naval News
Jul 9, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

warships began arriving in Durban this afternoon ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 9, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ELBTANK FRANCE
Southern Africa to get its second one-stop border post
Government admits responsibility for Tanzania’s rail inefficiencies
Namibian railway is ‘worn out’ says government
West African news – Ghana Cocoa Board plans expansion programme with Takoradi
Trade News: Maersk Logistics’ SupplyChain HealthCheck™ assists companies in releasing cash from their supply chain
Navy news – US Navy destroyer Arleigh Burke to arrive Durban next week; SA Navy sails into Knysna
Pic of the day – SMIT LOMBOK ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BALTIC PRIDE
Piracy – Nigerian militants take hostages
PetroSA to import half a million tonnes of LNG a year
Government to realign Denel under Defence dept
Tanzania grants 30-day amnesty to help de-congest Dar es Salaam
Government to review defence policy
Pic of the day – DIANE A ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 7, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DIMITROVSKY KOMSOMOL
Transnet approves plans to enlarge Ngqura harbour
Global financial crisis to be hot topic at G8 Summit
Rail news – Namibia’s Chinese locos prove a costly disappointment – Tazara to boost capacity
Cunard starts work on a new Queen Elizabeth
African leaders agree on transformation of the AU
Pic of the day – QUEEN VICTORIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 6, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAP PRESTON
Senior appointment and retirement announcements
Report from the Great Lakes area - Victoria
Derailments and sabotage along Mozambique’s rail network
It’s on again - Mauritius to Durban yacht race announced
Brazil promises to assist Africa’s economic growth
Pic of the day – MEXICAN BAY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 2, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SANKO BEAUTY
Wage discussions disrupt container operations at Durban port
Shipping line news – new services introduced
Piracy update – suspects go on trial in Kenya
Walvis Bay Corridors show remarkable growth
Africa’s food crisis must not be forgotten amid global economic woes – UN trade body
Pic of the day – RMS ST HELENA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
July 1, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MARUBA AMERICA
Barge owners appoint Smit Salvage SA to remove grounded barge near Knysna
Tanzania goes all out to gain Uganda trade
Transnet lags behind with Richards Bay coal line upgrade, but does it matter?
NYK’s man in Southern Africa hangs up his hat
The case of the Foggy Pilot
Pic of the day – DOCERIVER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 30, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FAR SCIMITAR & FAR FOSNA
Durban-bound dredger vessel freed by pirates
Piracy on the agenda at AU summit
News from the world of shipping
Navy news – French and US Navy ship visits
Sea Sunday – a date to remember
Pic of the day – USS GETTYSBURG CG64 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 29, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – JOHANNA RUSS
Transnet increases profits despite downturn
NSRI launches new rescue boat
Navigational warning as containers washed off Safmarine ship
News from the shipping lines
Piracy news – Seacom cable delay blamed on Somali pirates
Trade news – Invicta acquires Criterion Equipment
Pic of the day – FJELL ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 25, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

FIRST VIEW – BARGE AGROUND
Day of drama off Cape coast - two barges go aground and near misses for three ships
Vietnamese fishermen cleared of piracy in South African court
Maritime Centre of Excellence opens in Mombasa
Piracy update – ship released with fatalities
Chetty trades places to strengthen Transnet’s Corridor focus
African Trade news - Turkish exports to Africa on the up
Pic of the day – RS AFRICANA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 24, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SMIT AMANDLA
Ship pulled clear of Cape coast ‘just in time’
Tanzania reviews rail concession given to India’s Rites
Ghana concerns over Port of Takoradi security
Trade news – new stacker reclaimer for Saldanha
Africa's trading blocs seek new partnership to boost exports
Pic of the day – GLOBAL PATRIOT ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HIKITEA STEAM CRANE
Transnet reports to parliament – annual report due Wednesday
Navy hydrographic ship visits Port Elizabeth
Piracy update – Somali govt claims success
Support the Maritime Museums
SADC sends Mozambique’s Chissano to help heal Madagascar
Pics of the day – AUTO ATLAS and AUTO BANNER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PRINS DER NEDERLANDEN
Higher fuel costs divert ships back to the Suez Canal route
Oil refinery planned for Kenya’s new Lamu port
Nigeria’s Apapa terminal breaks productivity record
Naval News – US Navy destroyer arrives in Mombasa - to visit South Africa
Fire on ROYAL PRINCESS cancels cruise
Pic of the day – USS ARLEIGH BURKE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AURORA OPAL
Namport reveals details of the new Walvis Bay container terminal
Mozambique signs EU’s Economic Partnership Agreement but SA stands firm
Piracy update – Australia increases its response
Kenya’s Ndua is new IAPH President
Australian port set to challenge Richards Bay’s claim to fame
Pic of the day – REEFERS IN DURBAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 17, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – INGWENYA
Capacity boost for Cape Town goes well
Great Lakes border posts to provide 24-hour operation
Piracy update – pirates seize ship off Oman and other news
Navy news – Chief of the Navy responds to allegiance allegations
Trade news - Wilhelmsen Ships Service introduces new lifejacket
Pic of the day – JUTHA SIAM ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 15, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NS BRENDAN SIMBWAYE
Bizarre report of Transnet senior officials having to take lie detector tests
Nigerian Shippers Council hits out at port privatisation
SA Navy committed to empowering youth with skills
News from the shipping lines – Maersk announces rates increase to West Africa
Africa must cushion its people against economic crisis and work collectively to realise opportunities - Zuma
Pics of the day – MARGARET and SALVALIANT ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 11, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – TALISMAN
SA port statistics for May 2009
Namibia commissions new patrol ship NS BRENDAN SIMBWAYE
News from the world of shipping
Transnet responds to weekend report on succession and audit leaks
Search & Rescue specialists in Cape Town conference
Pics of the day – DREDGER DI 68 AT WORK ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 10, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SANKO BAY
MOL denies it intends spinning off container business
Namibia and Botswana sign agreement to undertake Trans Kalahari railway project
News from the shipping lines: Maruba to feeder to Walvis Bay
Piracy report – US official says international community has united against pirates
Transnet’s Saldanha plans scuttled
Pic of the day – MAERSK BALTIMORE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 9, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DURBAN PORT ENTRANCE
Concern over SA Custom Union fall-out
Namport plans to expand Walvis Bay container terminal
Piracy update – Nigerian tug released
Kenya’s new Merchant Shipping Act aims at breaking port cartels
Sierra Leone opts to privatise its ports
Pic of the day – MSC LINZIE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PATRICIA
News from the shipping lines – MOL considers withdrawing from containers
New Lake Victoria service gets underway
Another delay on the Richards Bay coal line
Piracy news – who took Maersk Alabama’s cash?
Five African leaders to attend World Economic Forum
Pic of the day – HOKUETSU USHAKA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 4, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DAYAHAI
Zuma warns that economic crisis may affect pace of service delivery
Concargo adds four new routes into Africa
The case of the missing ship MV UGANDA
New Single Buoy Mooring for Durban’s oil discharge point
Dar es Salaam decreases port tariffs to fight congestion
Pic of the day – HELLESPONT DARING ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 3, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NORMAND INSTALLER
SMIT to introduce new tug on coast
SA and Zimbabwe agree to reopen old Limpopo Bridge to facilitate a one-stop crossing
News from the shipping lines
Piracy update – Pirates move north into the Red Sea
Kenya gets go-ahead to build new container terminal
Pic of the day – MOL FORTITUDE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 2, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAERSK BULAN
Durban municipal council agrees to look into Cato Ridge dry port idea
Industry support for Cato Ridge dry port – Mercury article
US and SACU to negotiate bilateral trade agreement
High seas and storms keep fishing fleet at home
Ugandan private sector asks govt to fast track Dar es Salaam railway route
Pic of the day – MKHUZE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
June 1, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SUN PRINCESS
Mozambique sugar company warns that rail tariffs must be ‘reasonable’
PINE TRADER UPDATE – ship enters Cape Town harbour
Somalia: Nation 'taken hostage' by continuing fighting, says UN envoy
Trade news – Premier Fishing goes angling aggressively
International shipping: Lines form Heavy Lift Club
Pics of the day – MSC LORENA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 28, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ZHEN HUA 21
Rail gantry cranes arrive for Ngqura port container terminal
Piracy update – an ill wind can blow some good
Simon’s Town ceremony commemorates escape of the DIANA
Walvis Bay port road congestion
Illegal fishing robbing our oceans
Pic of the day – ORIANA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 27, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CLIPPER
NYK and NileDutch link services between Asia, South Africa and West Africa
PIL finds new partners for West, East and South Africa services
Same air cargo companies deliver both humanitarian aid and weapons
Official - South Africa now in a recession as GDP drops by 6.4%
Angolan railway will reach DRC border by 2011
New cargo ship enters service on Lake Victoria
Pics of the day – SS USOGA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 26, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FAIRMOUNT FUJI
Transnet continues with Durban terminal expansion
Mozambique railway moves closer to Moatize – reaches Sena
Brazil’s Petrobas takes 50% share in Namibian oil search
Red tape hinders Nigerian inland container plans
Namibia’s northern rail corridor in urgent need of repair
Pic of the day – HELLESPONT DARING ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 25, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – LAMNALCO TERN
Bulker Pride Trader update - latest
South African citrus crop looking strong for 2009
Piracy update – two ships evade capture
Corrosion team unravels wire rope problem for Cape consulting engineers
Luanda, Angola – new container depots to be opened to relieve port congestion
Pic of the day – TOLEDO ...
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Bulker Pride Trader - latest update
May 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

The latest news about the stricken bulker Pride Trader ...
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Latest Update - M.V. PINE TRADER
May 21, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

the latest position regarding the stricken bulker PINE TRADER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 21, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – RYOEI
Bulker PINE TRADER taken in tow but still in danger from water in engine room
R800m Richards Bay terminal upgrade goes ahead despite downturn
Look beyond Europe, Namibia is advised
Shipping curbs cut greenhouse emissions
PP Partnerships needed to upgrade Africa’s roads
Pic of the day – PENTOW SERVICE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 20, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – OCEAN EXPLORER
Near miss for bulker in difficulties off Cape coast
Shippers call for action over congested Mombasa port
Piracy update – Somalis repeats call for help in setting up coastguard
Maersk announces resignation of chief financial officer
Pic of the day – STX ACE 6 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 19, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AQUAMARINE
Third floating dock en route to Durban
Kenya, Tanzania get together to fight piracy
Piracy - Turkish-led task force makes first suspected pirate capture
MCS recruits new intake of South African deck and engineering cadets for Sanko
Gotta hand it to those Aussies
Pic of the day – US Navy versus Pirates in Gulf of Aden ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DAL KALAHARI
Transnet sells remaining non-core business divisions
Praise for Transnet reporting
Piracy updates: Iran sends more warships
Trade news – ICTSI reports sharp drop in 1st quarter volumes
Maersk rings some changes
Pic of the day – ALPHA EXPRESS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 14, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FNS LA GRANDIERE
African port news
US says no to reviving talks on free trade agreement with southern Africa
Another milestone for training of Angolans
Thieves scuttle loaded oil barge in Niger Delta
US Navy takes delivery of tenth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
Pic of the day – USS GEORGE HW BUSH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 13, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AURORA
Cruise Indian Ocean Association launched in Durban
African regional growth overviews
AP Moller-Maersk Line publishes first quarter loss
Vessel Monitoring System for Nigerian fishing fleet
US says anti-piracy efforts along African coast shows some success
Pic of the day –GRAND MERCURY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 12, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interet for Africa

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MICHAELLO
It’s time to Africanise seafarers – but not enough recruits – says manning expert
Africa ‘gravely affected’ by economic crisis - report
SAMSA issues findings on MONIE MARINE and MARITIME MASTER collision
Trade news – Radio Holland and Pertec become one
DP World in talks with potential partner
Pic of the day – JOLLY ROSSO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 11, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HUGIN R and MUNIN R
SA Port statistics for April
Transnet unions declare wage dispute – warns of port and rail strike
Zuma announces new cabinet posts
Piracy update
French warship La Grandiere in Durban
Pic of the day – SAFMARINE SOYO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 7, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – LA PAZ
Transocean stacks three African rigs
Zambia gets its Walvis Bay dry port
Cape Town cracks down on overloading of long-haul road transport
Piracy – further attacks reported
South African High Court clarifies claims against bareboat charterers
Pic of the day – FNS NIVOSE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 6, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DISCOVERER CLEAR-LEADER
Ship’s crew arrested for piracy and kidnapping outside Cape Town
Stalemate as Calabar terminal development is halted until port is dredged
Drill ship Discoverer Clear-Leader heads from Durban for Mexican Gulf
Somalia: Young mariners get up-close lesson in thwarting pirates
Plans reveal exciting Port Elizabeth waterfront prospect
Pic of the day – CSCL SANTIAGO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 5, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AUTUMN WIND
Ngqura terminal in ship-shape condition for October launch
Bunker delays at Durban
News from the shipping lines
Inland port to be built near Harare
Piracy report – two ships taken
Pic of the day – CSAV RIO AYSEN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 4, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FU HAN KOU
Beira port upgrade gets financial boost
Largest LNG carrier transits Suez Canal
Pointe Noire new terminal underway
Piracy update – pirates remain active as NATO strengthens its mandate
Maersk Alabama master speaks – statement to the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Pic of the day – PALLIETER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 30, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAP PALLISER
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines reroutes Balmoral World Cruise to avoid Horn of Africa – coming to South Africa instead
Piracy update – Maersk Line sets new rules
News from the shipping lines
Training major welcomes industry leader on board
Pic of the day – CHARLOTTE BULKER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 29, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NICOLAI MAERSK
What really happened on board the MAERSK ALABAMA
Mombasa-Uganda railway may soon be back in business
WHO says there is no need to restrict trade or close borders over swine flu
Strategic changes at Transnet Port Terminals
Navy plays host to NCAGS and Operation Bell Buoy
Pic of the day – PATRIOT ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 28, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC MELODY
Piracy roundup – another ship highjacked and cruise ship Melody attacked
News from the shipping lines
New MAFI yard tractors for Transnet Port Terminals
Knysna to welcome SA Navy minesweepers
New range of variable reach trucks available in southern Africa
Pic of the day – EFDIM JUNIOR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SARONIKOS BRIDGE
Moatize coal railway set to roll
India becomes major coal importer from South Africa
Piracy update: Somalia says it has a solution
Another port smelter under threat
Pic of the day – ROTTERDAM ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 21, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DISCOVERY
Renewed rioting in Kenyan shanty town cuts Uganda rail link
Concargo forms new heavy haul company and gains additional international recognition
SA stone fruit season is late but normal
East Africa beats global financial crisis
Suez and Panama may revise polls
Pic of the day – PRINCESS DAPHNE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 20, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DAL REUNION
Transnet secures financing for port equipment and expansion programme
Transnet closes the port terminals
NSRI to the rescue of ill seafarer
Kenya plans to open second port at Lamu by 2011
Mobile crane hire group takes delivery of largest capacity hydraulic crane
Pirates seize Durban-bound dredger
Pic of the day – MERMAID COMMANDER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 16, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – RAINBOW PORT
Transport strike ends
US and Kenya sign maritime security pact
Shipping company news - New Svitzer tug calls at Durban
Piracy update – More Somali attacks and Nigerian militants kill three Navy ratings
IMO MARPOL Annex VI, NOx Tech Code publication now available
UN bodies tackle alien species in ballast water
Pics of the day – Barque EUROPA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 15, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CAPE TOWN HARBOUR – A view with a difference
Port Statistics - Mombasa posts a good year for 2008
AP Moller - Maersk Group issues statement on piracy
Nacala acquires more locomotives
Nigerian port congestion – containers removed to Onne
Top UN envoy condemns recent rash of piracy off the coast of Somalia
Pic of the day – VICTORIA MXENGE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 14, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ZHEN HUA 23
Piracy update – world’s attention on Maersk ship
Piracy - claim of international hypocrisy
News from the shipping lines – slow boats to China
Germanischer Lloyd strengthens position in oil and gas sector
St Lawrence Seaway 50 years young
Pics of the day – EUROPA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 9, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CMA CGM IMPALA
Piracy – Maersk container ship latest to be taken as US Navy issues new warning
New gantry cranes arrive for Transnet on board Chinese heavylift ship
Possible GM bankruptcy will have minimal impact on South Africa
US Navy CNO in first ever visit to South Africa
Maputo border crossing times over Easter weekend
Pic of the day – HOANG SON SUN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – STURDY FALCON
SA transport workers go on strike
Richards Bay bunker barge to go to Durban for double-hulling
African Conference looks at north-south corridor development
News from the shipping lines
Madagascar: A Cyclone in a Political Storm
Pic of the day – AMSTELGRACHT ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 7, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DENEB PRIMA
SA port 1st quarter statistics show small decline
Navigational advice about Durban port entrance channel
This is no fishy story
Pirates rampant – more ships seized – latest update
SA to introduce new secure passport this week
Pic of the day – BRO ALEXANDRE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 6, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAFMARINE MAKUTU
Ports Statistics for March 2009 are now available
Port statistics for the financial year 2008 show little growth
New shipping line services announced
Piracy update: container ship reported taken hostage
Pic of the day – DELMAS CAMEROUN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 2, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GECO EAGLE
Port closures, holidays and strikes
Durban’s Cutler Community gets behind Cato Ridge Dryport idea
Calabar port dredging to resume
New chapter for Capespan and end of the road for Outspan
Shippers turn to SA as economic turbulence escalates
Pic of the day –SV CONCORDIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 1, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – Durban port entrance
African Search & Rescue coverage extended
Cape youngsters on historic Tall Ship voyage
Dar es Salaam-Kigali-Bujumbura railway to be running by 2014
Africa Partnership Station news – training boosts maritime safety
Pic of the day – SAFMARINE MULANJE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 31, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SARAH BAARTMAN
Road freight industry faces strike
South Africa: Successful off-shore environmental vessel returns
News from the shipping lines
Eight services now using the Cape of Good Hope
Gulf Oil enters local market
Pic of the day – TUNA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 30, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AFRICAN PROTEA
Moatize coal mining gets underway – Vale to produce 26mt annually
Trawler runs aground on Long Beach near Kommetjie
Piracy update – two ships seized
Encouraging young people to pursue maritime law
Transnet, Japan sign loan agreement to widen Durban harbour
Pic of the day – DAL REUNION ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 26, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAFMARINE BENGUELA
Govt halts Transnet succession in its tracks
Nigeria’s FG gets tough over cancelled shipping charges
Train and retain staff now, says ICS
Piracy update: another shipping group heads off for the Cape
DP World increases profits by 48 percent
Pic of the day – BOW PIONEER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 25, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NORDIC PIA
Restricted ship movements for Richards Bay during beam placement
Piracy update: Russians reinforce patrols with new ships
Global and African freight forwarding networks announce alliance
News from the lines: Monte Alegre christened
Missions to Seafarers reopen at Saldanha Bay
Pic of the day – MONTE ALEGRE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 24, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

shipping, freight, trade and transport news of interest for Africa

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ER CANBERRA
Dorbyl takes control of Globe Engineering in Cape Town merger
Transnet Port Terminals introduces Navis SPARCS system across multiple sites
Piracy update: more ships escape as UN chief says restoration of law is required
Transnet cuts back as downturn bites deep
New joint Far East-South Africa-East Coast South America service announced
Pic of the day – BERG ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – USS HARTFORD
Another nuclear sub collision causes spill
SADC to consider sanctions on Madagascar
Hoppers go hi-tech
NSRI in dash to save trawler from sinking
Piracy report – Greek ship captured
Pic of the day –THE EXPLORER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – USS HARTFORD
Another nuclear sub collision causes spill
SADC to consider sanctions on Madagascar
Hoppers go hi-tech
NSRI in dash to save trawler from sinking
Piracy report – Greek ship captured
Pic of the day –THE EXPLORER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 19, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – LIBRA IPANEMA
CMA CGM to take delivery of containership designed to prevent marine pollution
Europe set to exclude South Africa from SADC EPA
Mitropoulos repeats call for action on recruitment
US Senate updated on US Africa Command
Mozambique set for bumper sugar production increase
Pic of the day – KAMCHATSKIY PROLIV ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

Container ship layups reach 484 and new high of 1.41 million TEU
Seal alert for US-bound containers
News from the shipping lines
Tanzania alerted to fishing piracy
It’s Navy Festival Week again
Pic of the day – DE NEYS in Simon’s Town ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 17, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PRECIOUS
Piracy report – warships prevent capture of Vietnamese ship
IMF Pushes on Aid for Africa, Revival of World Trade Talks
African ports set to expand - analysts
DEAT seizes illegal shark fins off Taiwanese fishing vessel in Cape Town harbour
Transnet reacts to reports linking Siyabonga Gama to cancelled tender
Pic of the day – UMALUSI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 15, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GILAVAR
SAMSA issues statement about ship collision
Piracy update: Japan enters the arena with two destroyers
Namport announces new CEO
Five more years of shipping downturn, fears DNV
AP Moller Terminals commissions new Apapa RTGs
Pic of the day – CLEVELAND ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Mar 13, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

It's Friday and our news on Fridays is always about the wonderful world of ocean cruising - please go to the CRUISE NEWS & REVIEW section - use the menu bar on the right ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 12, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CGG SYMPHONY
SA should lead fight against piracy off Africa
News from the shipping lanes
Port Maputo goes on display
Djibouti port congestion peaks
Mombasa port congestion eases
Pic of the day – CIDADE DE SAO VICENTE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 11, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MOL WELLINGTON
EIA approval for extensions and improvements to Durban’s Bayhead Road
Watertight laws needed to fight piracy
SA has no plans to join international navies off Somalia
RBCT exports increase in February
Progress with Angola’s railways
Pic of the day – WILMA in CAPE TOWN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 10, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GARCIA D’AVILA
Drama at sea off Port Elizabeth as ships collide
Cypriot ship sinks in Red Sea – 17 crew missing
Transnet explains cancellation of 212 locomotives – irregularities uncovered
Shipping Line News – Maersk has better than expected result and SEAS downgrades
Piracy update - cruise ships under the firing line
Pic of the day – MILLENIA TOWER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – LILIAN NGOYI in Cape Town
South African port statistics for January 2009
Urgent warning to all east coast boaters and seafarers as port is closed
Africa’s navies must be equipped for effective sea control – Adm Mudimo
Pic of the day – MONTE ALEGRE in Durban ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 5, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

Anti-nuke body prepares the unwelcome signs for ships carrying nuclear fuel
More container ships to be idled as worldwide slump deepens
US scanning law now unlikely by 2012
UN agencies, shipping corporations to tackle environmental threats
SA, Moz discuss establishing one border post ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 3, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – TYGERBERG
Transnet: Acting CEO appointed
Gloomy outlook forecast for world shipping
Diamond fleet at anchor
Freight rates begin to fall for World Merchant fleet
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 3, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AFRICAN EAGLE
SA to host 3rd Sea Power for Africa Symposium
Piracy update – highjacks averted and IMO holds more meetings
Broström AB and Maersk Tankers announce merger restructure
Alang scrap may force down steel prices
Pics of the day – SALVAGE GIANT and H40 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 2, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – HANSA REGENSURG
Maersk extends its Far East - West Africa service
Enough, say TransNamib workers
Angola looks to Germany for naval ships
Trade news: Anchor Industries tied up mooring line deal with Scarebeo 7
Hapag Lloyd sale back in doubt ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News today
Feb 27, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

as today is Friday the news is all about the wonderful world of cruising.

Please click on the CRUISE NEWS & REVIEWS button to the right of this page and go to the News section. Enjoy ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 25, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – LEPTA GALAXY
Piracy update – anti-piracy base for mouth of Red Sea
Stowaways on the increase, says specialist
China to aid Liberia with ore port
Africa Partnership Station Nashville arrives in Ghana
Rift Valley Railway to outsource freight handling to Mombasa port
Pic of the day – UAL TYCOON ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 25, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC SHANGHAI
Transnet to press ahead with capital projects
How to beat congestion: ban the ships from coming – Nigeria’s solution
Number of shipping lines heading for the Cape of Good Hope route increases
Threats of unrest in Somalia mean continued piracy off coast
SA's GDP drops 1.8 percent in fourth quarter 2008
Pics of the day – DE ZHOU and AALBORG ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 24, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PENTOW SALVOR
Grindrod enters R274 million broad based black economic empowerment transaction
Calling all Heavy Vehicle Operators and related industry stakeholders
Much needed upgrade for Port of Luanda
Tristan da Cunha gets a big lift – crane delivered
Somali pirates strike again
Pics of the day – MSC LEVINA and MONA LISA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – KENSINGTON
Rail strike action averted
Mitropoulos urges Nigerian Government to act on piracy
Sonangol to build new oil port in Sao Tome
Bob Couttie’s Casebook : The case of the Master’s touch
Piracy update – NATO sending ships to reinforce patrols
Pics of the day – TYCO RESOLUTE ...
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POrts & Ships maritime news
Feb 20, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

It's Friday and as usual our news this day is devoted entirely to the wonderful world of cruising. Please click on the Cruise News & Reviews button to the right of this page and go to the news section ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 19, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PORT OF NGQURA
Unions hit back as Transnet Freight Rail scraps all overtime
Small craft harbour set to boost KZN economy
Idle ships grow in number as recession bites deeper
Panama Canal to stick with its toll increase
Lagos ports more congested than ever
Pics of the day – PORT OF NGQURA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 18, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – USS ROBERT G BRADLEY
US Navy visits Maputo
US sailors train with Mozambican Marines
Africa Partnership Station arrives in East Africa
Further setback for Coega smelter
Major advanced economies slide further into recession
Pic of the day – GRAND ELENA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 17, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – OCEAN SUNRISE
National road freight strike set for March
Ship charter rates spiral downwards
Around the word to save money - CMA CGM eliminates Panama Canal in favour of Cape route
South Africa, Spain to boost political, economic ties
Piracy – US turns to unmanned drones to hunt pirates
Pic of the day – IMPALA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 16, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

shipping, freight, trade amd transport related news of interest for Africa

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GROWTH RING
Other port authorities take note: Singapore cuts port fees
Despite govt measures Dar es Salaam port congestion still causing problems
Piracy update – Navies active as weather window favours pirates
CMA CGM/Delmas expand Mozambique, IOL, India service
Trade News: Lloyd’s Register accepts NMEA 2000 Standard
Pic of the day – PRETTY FLOURISH ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Feb 13, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

Today is Friday (the 13th) and once again the news this day is given over to the wonderful world of cruising.

Please refer to the Cruise News pages ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 12, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ROZTOCZE
Ships divert as Lagos port congestion worsens
News from the shipping lines
Writing on the wall for Rift Valley Railway?
South Africa’s dispute with the EU continues
EU predicts service trade boost for ECOWAS
Pics of the day – VINNI and KIANGA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 11, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NORTH STAR and NEPTUNE FINDER
South African port statistics for January 2009
After Ramos goes van Niekerk
Piracy update – suspects flown to Netherlands for trial
United African government can not be reached overnight
Access builds with Habitat for Humanity
Pics of the day – SVITZER WATWICK and BATTLEAXE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 10, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PRITA DEWI
Maersk may increase number of ships rounding the Cape
MOL announces series of rate increases
Bunker surcharge increase for Maersk Line on its Far East-South Africa service
‘Israeli’ ship evades union boycott
DP World’s new Djibouti terminal opens ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAN ALESSIO
Four-step plan to help Africa during the global crisis
Railways and Harbours Conference and Exhibition – one month to go
Trade News – Satamatics announce successful LRIT testing
Piracy update : ships and crew released
Premier Fishing the one to catch
Port opens client centre
Pics of the day – STOLT PONDO and CHEMTRANS WESER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 5, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 4, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC LISBON
Unions to block ship from offloading in Durban
Turmoil in shipping: claims and arrests rise
World’s first FDPSO heads for the Congo
Piracy update – Turkish ship released
K Line goes west
Pics of the day – MSC LISBON and CMA CGM TEMA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 3, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAFMARINE NOMAZWE
SAECS beefs up service with Reefer Express
Rate increase for India - East Africa service
Russia and India begin joint naval exercises
SA should be optimistic about weathering economic crisis
EC says shipping is set to rise despite downturn
Pics of the day – PYOTR VELIKY and SAFMARINE CUNENE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 2, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - ENSELENI
Safmarine responds on naming of container ship Safmarine Bayete
Ship damaged at Richards Bay Dry Bulk Terminal
Durban ship held as police investigate drug bust
Piracy update – LPG tanker seized
Cruise liner alerts NSRI to mystery object and body in sea outside Durban
Pics of the day – MAERSK ASSERTER and AURORA OPAL ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 30, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

a boom on a discharge appliance at the Richards Bay DBT collapsed yesterday, damaging the ship Blumenau and the appliance.

In other news today please refer to our CRUISE NEWS & REVIEWS section ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 298, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – Durban Port entrance
What’s in a name? Plenty it seems, if it affronts royal protocol
Derailment along Richards Bay coal line
Africa's infrastructure is key to economic growth
Nigeria: Worsening coastal security raises fear of increased delays
Piracy update: French Navy busy arresting pirates - US Navy says pirate activity is lessening
Pics of the day – MSC FLAMINIA and KOTA MEGAH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 28, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - ELVEN
Two more container lines re-route around the Cape
President Motlanthe to attend World Economic Forum
Scepticism over Pres Obama’s plans of limiting oil imports
Impact of global economic crisis on Africa discussed ahead of AU summit
Australian company to develop Cameroon’s Kribi bulk port
Pic of the day – JING PO HE and CARIBBEAN CHALLENGER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 27, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – EMPRESS DRAGON
New Tanzania – Central Africa railway takes shape – MOU signed
Maersk anticipates lower container growth rates
Truck shortage hampers Lagos container terminals
Piracy update – ship attacked off Cameroon while Somalis release the BISCAGLIA
Pics of the day – ALAM MANIS and MSC AMERICA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 26, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAINTY 8 and SALVAGE CHAMPION
Maersk opts to send Far East – Europe containerships the long way round Cape
Updates on Interesting ships and their cargoes
Piracy update – UN task force begins patrols
Madagascar: Cyclone Damage Becomes Clear
NSRI assists sick passenger from containership
Pics of the day – SALVAGE CHAMPION and ASTOR ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Jan 23, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

Being a Friday, the news today is all about the wonderful world of cruising.

Please go to the Cruise News & Review page ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 22, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - ALBERTA
Interesting ships line up
Change of Command for Naval Station Durban
Safmarine names first of two 3,075-TEU containerships for 2009
Durban fire destroys hundreds of car imports
Nigerian slips up on port revenue
Pic of the day – POSH VIBRANT and REEFER SHIPS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 21, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CALIFORNIA STAR ex SEA ELEGANCE ex WILLOWBANK
Hundreds missing as boats capsize off Yemen
Tanzanian president tells Dar es Salaam to sell abandoned containers
Shipping line news
The Case of the Rose Assassin
Pics of the day – ABAN ABRAHAM and SEA ELEGANCE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 20, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – KNOCK ALLAN
MOL suspends launch of South African express loop
Japan’s Sanko provides new training berths for SA cadets
South Africa still reluctant to sign EPA with Europe
Cape Town’s Edgin welcomes new operations specialist
UNCTAD organises expert meeting on maritime transport and climate change
Pic of the day – GLOBAL OJI and SOUTHERN HARVEST ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 19, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MAERSK NEBRASKA
Integrated tug and barges used to ship food aid to Africa sold
NSRI in several rescue incidents involving ships off the SA coast
News from the shipping lines
UK pulls out from new airport for St Helena
Piracy update – naval forces to act tough with Somali pirates
Pics of the day – PETER THE GREAT ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Jan 16, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

It's Friday and the news today is all about the wonderful world of cruising - please go to the Cruise News & Reviews pages ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 15, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – KOTA NASRAT
Richards Bay MPT has about-face over weekend overtime charges
Signs of an early recovery for the dry bulk sector
Piracy update – new Puntland leader promises action
China promises help in extending Mauritanian port of Nouakchott
Scepticism over Nigeria’s latest port appointment - new faces but same old challenges
Pics of the day –SPRINGBOK and UMZUMBE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 14, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa.

IN THIS EDITION

First View - LONDON
Speculators leasing ships gamble on oil increase
US Gulf Coast – South Africa trade faces tough year, says GAL
Nigerian importers face tough times as government tightens the screws
Piracy update
Proposed new East African railway will be financed locally - Odinga
Pics of the day – BLACK MARLIN, JOLLY AMBRA, PYOTR VELIKY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 13, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – GOLAR FROST
TPT cuts back at Richards Bay
News from the shipping lines
Money troubles for TAZARA
Port congestion costs Nigeria $ 7 billion in 3 months
Luxury yacht Lady Michelle visits Knysna
Pics of the day – PETER THE GREAT ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 12, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SIRIUS STAR
New proactive international naval force to fight Somali piracy
Port crews rise to the challenge in Port Maputo
Shipping lines making news
Piracy update – Sirius Star released but no reward for the pirates
Russian cruiser visit, Yes or No?
Pic of the day – SOUTHERN UNITY ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Jan 9, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

The latest Cruise News and some views - please go to the CRUISE NEWS & REVIEW PAGES ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 8, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – FREJA R
Bourbon Leda and crew released off Nigeria
Maersk slashes more jobs to reorganise head office
Somali pirates release a Turkish freighter
Nigerian president tells ports to decongest within 60 days
Pics of the day – GOTLAND ALIYA and SEA GRACE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 6, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CREST DIAMOND
SA port statistics for 2008
SA port statistics for December 2008
Chinese Navy carries out first escort duty off Somalia
Tanzanian freight forwarders angry over increasing charges
Motorists have cause to smile from today
Pic of the day – CAPE HATTERAS & MSC PANAMA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 6, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – The fleet is In – Krustamoz 1-8
RBCT coal exports down 6.6%
Massive haul of illegal logs removed from ship at Pemba
Suez Canal authorities withhold fee increase
Piracy update – posers for the United Nations
Nigeria agrees to phase out single-hull vessels by 2010
Russia sends first cross Siberia container block train to Moscow
Pic of the day – STELLENBOSCH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 5, 2009
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – CITY OF HAMBURG
Good news for Transnet as Fitch Ratings gives the nod on creditworthiness
News from the shipping lines
News from the African ports...
Piracy update – Somali pirates undeterred and surcharging begins
Nigeria receives maritime education assistance from Ukraine government
Pic of the day – Tugs in Cape Town: MAERSK BATTLER & SALVERITAS ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Dec 19, 2008
Author: Terry Hutson

the latest Cruise News and Views features the following stories this week... ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 18, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – STOLT EFFICIENCY
Lagos ports severely congested – 80 ships outside
New work barge launched in Durban
Piracy report – further attacks reported as UN promises land operations to curtail pirate activity
Kenya places territorial waters under surveillance
Railway news - Nacala railway reopens and boost for Rwanda link
TRADE NEWS – World Bank says world trade will shrink in 2009
Pic of the day – SIEM SASHA and MORNING GLORY III ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 17, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BERG’s maiden visit
TPT makes new appointments
Durban port remains open during Christmas and New Year
PPECB explains 10.5% fee increase
Piracy update – Indian frigate takes pirates prisoner
News from the shipping lines
Nacala railway damaged by heavy rain
Pics of the day – SAFMARINE ORANJE and MSC AFRICA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 15, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – RFA BLACK ROVER
Höegh Autoliners and Grindrod enter into partnership over Maputo Car Terminal
Call for SA to promote agri exports
UN-backed meeting wraps up with call for greater action to fight piracy
K Line and PIL to go it together from March
Pic of the day – HOEGH TROOPER & STENA VICTORY ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Dec 12, 2008
Author: Terry Hutson

the latest Cruise News & Views carries the following stories this week

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 11, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – KIWI AUCKLAND
Outcry expected as HEBEI SPIRIT officers are jailed
Qatar agrees to finance new Kenyan port at Lamu
Shipping trends – lines consolidate and start cutting back
Another angle on piracy - coke goes overland to Norway
The Russians are coming!
Pics of the day – ARKAAN and BANGLAR MAYA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 10, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – AQUAMARINE ACE
Boost for Coega as R1 billion contract is signed
SA Navy commissions new specialist reaction squadron
Russian Navy squadron to round Cape of Good Hope en route to Indian Ocean
Sonangol and KBR sign contract to build Lobito refinery
Piracy update - Maersk ship identified as the mystery vessel attacked off Dar es Salaam
Pics of the day – Scenes around Durban Bay ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 9, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – RIO NEGRO
Dry bulk rates hit 22-year low
Cops kept busy with contraband cargo
New barge goes into the water
Ghana plans major development for Port of Takoradi
Piracy update – Somali pirates turn south in search of ships
Pic of the day – Progress at the Durban Point ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 8, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DEEP CONSTRUCTOR
South African port statistics for November
Richards Bay coal exports exceed expectations
Complex ship repair contract completed in Durban
Piracy update – another cruise ship comes under attack
Shipping trends – new tonnage keeps on coming
Pics of the day – INGWENYA & LONDON ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Dec 5, 2008
Author: P&S

The latest Cruise News and Views carries the following stories ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 4, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BLACK EAGLE with talons bared
Navy unveils plans for new patrol ships
South African waters not a playground for pirates - Navy chief
Zeppelin Group takes stake in Skysails
Piracy report – AU expresses concern and UN extends Resolution 1848
Pic of the day – DAINTY RIVER and ACECHADOR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 3, 2008
Author: Terry Hutson

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – EUROPA
Nationwide strike threatens road freight transport
Cruise ship in Cape Town for dry docking
Cruise ship Nautica attacked by Somali pirates
NSRI tows Australian yacht into port
Gautrain arrives in Durban harbour
Pics of the day – Gautrain at the docks ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 2, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – BLACK EAGLE
Dedicated surf rescue helicopters unavailable this summer
PetroSA recommissions FPSO on Oribi oilfield
Work gets underway on Libyan railway
Upsurge of fighting in Somalia among heaviest in recent months, UN reports
Low freight rates likely for at least another year
Pic of the day – MAERSK DELLYS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Dec 1, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – WESTERN TRIDENT
Plans for new inland container park unveiled
GAC expands into Mozambique
Of ships and shipping lines
Deal in sight for armaments ship FEINA
Piracy report – security guards jump overboard
Pic of the day – Cape Town scene.... tugs DE DA and ROTTERDAM ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Nov 28, 2008
Author: Terry Hutson

The latest cruise news is available in the CRUISE NEWS & REVIEWS section ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 27, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - AN YUE JIANG
QE2’s final voyage ends in Dubai
Arlona Engineering provides specialised lifting equipment at Durban harbour
Counting the cost of piracy
Piracy report - Indian Navy sank Thai fishing vessel
Pic of the day – CAP CARMEL ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 26, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - LIKOS
PPPs bear fruit on Maputo Corridor, says Sturrock boss
Diamond sampling vessel DP THE EXPLORER ready to sail for Cape Town
Piracy update – Yemeni ship latest to be seized as India lines up more warships
Coega’s anchor tenant saga - another chapter opens
Shipping lines news
Pic of the day – KOTA AZAM and SEA LIFE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 24, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MOL DEDICATION
Crude oil settles below 50 dollars
Dispute sees dive company shut up shop after 23 years of service
SA Navy visits East London
IMO Secretary-General Mitropoulos calls for cohesive response to piracy
A pirate’s view of things
Pic of the day – DEVPRAYAG and BOW SUN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 23, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - MSC LEVINA
Maria Ramos resigns from Transnet
Ramos says she leaves with mixed feelings
Engen unable to provide bunker fuel
Piracy report - Islamists say they will stop the pirates
OTAL secures aid shipments
Pic of the day - DURBAN HARBOUR SCENES ...
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Maria Ramos to step down from Transnet
Nov 21, 2008
Author: P&S

Maria Ramos, chief executive of Transnet for the last five years, announced today her intention to step down from the parastatal ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Nov 21, 2008
Author: Terry Hutson

The latest Cruise News & Views carries the following stories - please go to the Cruise News and Reviews page ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 19, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – WESTERN TRIDENT & DEEP CONSTRUCTOR
Transport companies given 21 days to remove manganese ore dump near Port Elizabeth
Too many govt agencies in our ports, says Nigeria’s Public Enterprise DG
Transnet calls for someone to develop tank farm at Port of Ngqura
Study shows European environmentalism hurts African exports
Study finds large global barriers to trade in raw materials
East African Community EPA negotiations unlikely to be finished by December
Indian Navy frigate sinks Somali pirate ship
Pic of the day – TERN and SAFMARINE TEXAS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 19, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - SEZELA
MOL and Maersk set to mothball ships
WFP reappoints SDTV to handle Djibouti commodities
US heightens its interest in Angolan maritime security
Pirates seized grain ship in Gulf of Aden
Nigerian customs intercept smuggled cars in containers
Pic of the day – KS COSMOS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 18, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – KOTA NALURI
Odjfell re-routes its ships round the Cape
British quandary over captured pirates
Supertanker SIRIUS STAR taken by Somali pirates
IRISL chairman says US sanctions has little effect
Russia considers naval base at Benghazi
Pic of the day – BOW PIONEER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 17, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – Progress with widening Durban’s port entrance channel
Fire at Durban oil refinery threatens bunker supplies
Container ship charters go into freefall
Chinese seaman off coast dies as containers go overboard
Piracy report – Somali pirates undeterred by naval presence
Bill for MSC NAPOLI comes to £120 million
Pic of the day – CAPE TOWN TUGS ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News
Nov 14, 2008
Author: Terry Hutson

The latest Cruise News & Views carries the following stories - please go to the Cruise News and Reviews page

Carnival Dream floats out
QE2 now on her final voyage
Celebrity in New Zealand
Gentle facelift for Crystal Serenity
Rats! No more BYO for Rhapsody and Melody
Good news as NCL drops fuel surcharge
In the news this week ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 13, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – ATLANTIC IMPALA
Scare as gas leak causes evacuation of Port Elizabeth Container Terminal
Zimbabwe signs MoU to use Walvis Bay harbour
Piracy report – warships engage with pirates
Nato Navy Escorts Protect UN-Shipped Food Aid Against Pirates
A Leopard named Seal - The Truth Behind Russia’s “Ultramodern” Military
African economists meet at UN-backed conference in Tunis
For the record...
Pic of the day – P&O NEDLLOYD TESLIN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 12, 2008
Author: P&S

shipping, freight, trade and tansport related news of interest for Africa

IN THIS EDITION

First View – TORM HELENE
News from the world of shipping
QE2 says farewell with a thump
Piracy report – Stolt tanker seized but Indian Navy prevents another
Tough times for Dar es Salaam clearing & forwarding industry
Pic of the day – GREEN CAPE and SAFMARINE CONGO ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 11, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAFMARINE SOYO
False alarm kills 20 on board Russian submarine
Australians called in to manage troubled Rift Valley Railway
Rwanda and Burundi to build rail link with Dar es Salaam
Mombasa resumes transhipments – Dar es Salaam still on hold
Good third quarter for international terminal operator
Pic of the day – Container ships at Durban – SAFMARINE MAFADI and STELLENBOSCH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 10, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – RAINBOW under a rainbow
South African port statistics for October
Analysts expect a third of dry bulk newbuilds will be cancelled
Coastwatch tug SMIT AMANDLA goes into dry dock
Need to make Mombasa a 24-hour port
Piracy report – Danish ship taken
Pic of the day – LS JACOBA ...
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Ports & Ships Cruise News and Views
Nov 7, 2008
Author: Terry Hutson

The latest Cruise News & Views carries the following stories - please go to the Cruise News and Reviews page

MSC SINFONIA to cruise in Southern African waters
End of the road for Ocean Village
Hesitant start for Orient Lines
For what it's worth
P&O names new ship AZURA
End of the line for Fred Olsen's BLACK PRINCE
EUROPA scores again as Berlitz's 'Best Ship ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 6, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – PECOS RIVER
Brimstone consortium takes control of Sea Harvest
World first for FPT Durban
Move your operations or else, Mombasa’s clearing & forwarding agents told
Food, oil dominate 2008 global economy
Pic of the day – MSC KRYSTAL ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 5, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – EVER GENTLE renamed
News from the world of shipping
Cable landing sites in Kenya and Mozambique underway
African Free-Trade bloc will reduce cost of doing business, says SADC head
Illicit trade undermines single East African market
International trade hit by global financial crisis, says UN body
Pic of the day – TALISMAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 4, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SVITZER GELLISWICK
Charges brought against TransNamib boss
Shipping representatives issue appeal over piracy
K-Line and PIL join forces with joint Asia – east coast South America service
East Africa’s broad gauge railway to extend into Rwanda says Uganda minister
Plans to increase Tema Container Terminal capacity
Pic of the day – SHIN FUJI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Nov 3, 2008
Author: P&S

shipping, freight, trade and transport news of interest for Africa

IN THIS EDITION

First View – DIOMED, another victim of the Zululand coast
Drama on the Zululand coast
Motor Industry – VW looks to expand exports
Piracy report - Kenya and Ukraine asked to explain Faina’s cargo
News from the shipping lines
SAS SPIOENKOP in historic visit to Vietnam
Botswana bans animals from Trans-Kalahari
Pic of the day – MONIQUE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 30, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – MSC ROBERTA in Cape Town
Barges remain aground off Zululand coast
MOL withdraws from liner trade agreements
Oil rig due in Cape Town tomorrow
US gives Mauritius the nod on textiles under AGOA
P&O names new ship AZURA
Comments on the SADC-EAC-COMESA Summit
Pic of the day – ORIBI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 28, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – RSS JAMES COOK
Transnet posts pleasing revenue returns
No crooks or corruption in fast Walvis Bay
Govt has second thoughts on limiting export of scrap metal
Piracy Report – NATO ships begin operations
Nigeria’s Yar’Dua hints at strengthening naval presence
Oil drops below 60 dollars a barrel
Pic of the day – MAGNATE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 28, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SVITZER MUSSELWICK
Weekend of drama on the Zululand coast
TNPA to upgrade Durban port roads
UN wants overhaul of China food safety practices
MOL adds surcharge to St Petersburg cargo
UN envoy welcomes Somali peace deal
Pic of the day – ORANGE RIVER BRIDGE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 27, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SAS CHARLOTTE MAXEKE
End of the line for the Coega smelter?
CFM offers to rebuild Malawi railway
Cruise season gets underway as Rhapsody arrives
SAS SPIOENKOP impresses the Chinese
Piracy Report – French fight back
Transnamib locomotives for overhaul
Pic of the day – MAERSK BOSTON ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 23, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View - JING PO HE under 5 cranes
Plans advance for a 26-state African Free Trade Area
Ovenstone Agencies charter in BALTIC TRADER for Tristan trade
Silting still the Port of Beira’s chief problem
Strategic bridge ‘dangerous’ – threat to important trade route
Congestion and long dwell times plague European ports
Piracy Report: Indian dhow freed by Somali armed forces
Pic of the day – SAFMARINE NGAMI ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 22, 2008
Author: P&S

shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interet for Africa

IN THIS EDITION

First View – NYK HAKONE in New Zealand waters
China freight forwarders to target Africa and other emerging markets
Mozambique: Railway to Marromeu reopened
SA Navy ships to visit Maputo
Piracy Report – another ship seized
Over 100 years of Liner Conferences in Europe come to an end
Pic of the day – ACECHADOR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 20, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – SNOW CRYSTAL
News from the shipping lines
CMA CGM and Delmas expand into Indian Ocean Island trades
Belgian trade seminar for Durban
Piracy report: ships and sailors ransomed
News from the cruise lines
Pic of the day – MSC ORIANE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 20, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

First View – WESTERN SPIRIT
Truckers threaten to blockade Durban port
Rift Valley Railway faces two week ultimatum
Port Elizabeth tackles Transnet over the removal of harbour sites
NSRI makes highest ever award to port airmen and one of its own
Port Maputo introduces graduate development programme
Customs rebates increase competitiveness
Pic of the day – MOL DOMINANCE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 16, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Lonhro brings liquidation order against SAILS
SAS SPIOENKOP in China
Hauliers upset at road congestion outside Durban container terminals
Port delays lead to port omissions
Piracy Report: NATO gets involved
Port Elizabeth harbour spillage linked to oil storage tanks
Safmarine containers in Canada
Radar reflecting life jackets
Pic of the day – BOA BARGE, BOA MIGHTY, BOA GALATEA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 13, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

South African port statistics for September
Ins-and-outs of the global economic crisis explained
Mozambique wants SA to think again over power cuts to Matola
Coega oil refinery fully operational by 2015
The Queen makes her final voyages
SAS CHARLOTTE MAXEKE in Durban
Piracy Report: Comings and goings in Somalia
US ratifies MARPOL Annex VI
LYKES RUNNER
Date set for slashing of maritime sulphur emissions
Seychelles says global trade regime is detrimental to developing countries
Pic of the day – KETY II ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 9, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

WANTED – one Yanmar inboard diesel engine
Pres Motlanthe to attend his first IBSA summit
Zululand weigh bridge opens near Richards Bay
Theodore Roosevelt completes South Africa port visit
Security Council call for naval and air action against pirates
Piracy Report – Ships crew may now receive danger money
US Navy MSC charters kite-powered BELUGA SKYSAILS
Whales, dolphins and manatees win protection under UN-backed pact
Mombasa port to undertake container census
Namibia to extend new rail line 1km into Angola
Safmarine appoints its first female master in command of a ship
NSRI evacuates sick sailor off ship
Pic of the day – ESMERALDA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 5, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Port security chief criticises newspaper over security claim
Coega oil refinery comes a step closer
SOMALIA: Piracy threatens aid delivery - analyst
Piracy Report: Somalia agrees to armed action to recapture FAINA
NRP SAGRES in Simon’s Town
Mombasa tax evasion racket may have cost revenue service KSh 2 billion
UN Envoy likens piracy off Somalia to 'Blood Diamonds' trafficking
Kenyan seafarer official arrested for revealing ship’s cargo
Submarine SAS CHARLOTTE MAXEKE makes first visit to Durban
French Navy visits West African ports
Government bails out TransNamib over recent strike
US aircraft carrier in Cape Town
Pic of the day – USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT ...
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US nuclear carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Table Bay
Oct 4, 2008
Author: P&S

The American nuclear aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT arrived in Table Bay this morning ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Oct 2, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Transnet Port Terminals announces key strategic appointments
US aircraft carrier unable to enter Cape Town harbour
Dormac shipyard abuzz with activity
Piracy Report: close watch kept on arms-carrying Faina
Tug Wolraad Woltemade makes brief visit to Cape Town
Ships lining up outside Lagos
Hapag-Lloyd’s fate to be known in a fortnight
Pic of the day – AN SHUN JIANG ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 29, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Two SA Navy frigates on overseas visits
Richards Bay benefits at Port Elizabeth expense with manganese ore exports
Still no clarity over Port Elizabeth manganese terminal
Strong winds blow over East London container stacks
Kenya prime minister points the finger at customs and bureau of standards for causing port congestion
Last of Royal Star crew abandon ship and go home
Namibia over dependent on foreign fishing companies, says minister
Walvis Bay Corridor Group opens Gauteng office
Tender out for Mombasa’s second grain terminal operator
Piracy Report – ships carrying arms and heavy weapons captured by Somali pirates
IMO turns 60
Pic of the day – LICA MAERSK ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 25, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Giant FPSO named Akpo passes Southern Africa
Mystery over IRISL ship held by Somali pirates
Safmarine confirms order for four multipurpose ships
Pirates try to highjack US Navy ship
Rift Valley Railway reveals investment plan
Congestion looms at Lagos, says AP Moller boss
Canada extends WFP naval escorts to Somalia
Pic of the day – RFA BLACK ROVER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 24, 2008
Author: P&S

owing to the South African public holiday on Wednesday the next mid-week news bulletin will appear on Friday (26 September) ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 22, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Durban terminal road access heavily congested after strong winds interrupt operations
Piracy Report – threat to use Cape route
Heavy seas disrupt train operations to Port Elizabeth harbour
Ore traffic picks up on Maputo rail corridor
News from the shipping lines – MSC ups its container capacity
SA, Kenya seek to address import, export deficit
Decline in container ship orders
Fire closes Port Khalid
Boskalis ups the odds for SMIT
Nigeria clears another wreck from Lagos waterway
Pic of the day – SWISSCO SOVEREIGN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 18, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Coega embarrassment as red tape blocks first ship arrival
SAMSA and IMO to host World Maritime Day in Durban
Erwin confirms state support for Coega
Richards Bay and Durban choppers back in service
RDC ‘Out of Africa’ … for now!
DP World keen to take over Port Mombasa, but KPA a reluctant bride
HMS Liverpool arrives in Cape Town
Mombasa gets tough with overstays
Walvis Bay trawler to be refloated this week
Praise for France as hostages are rescued
New ferries for Mozambique
Kenya’s Royal Star cruise operation folds - ship to be sold
Pic of the day – MSC FRANCE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 14, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

News from the shipping lines
Coega port to get its first cargo-working ships this week
Namibia’s rail strike over but banks penalise TransNamib
Naval activity – Operation Oxide to be held off Durban
Company news - Dubai Ports rakes in cash and Maersk enjoys first half profit
Cape Town scenes
Mauritius port president dismissed
Piracy Report – ships and crew freed
US introduces sanctions on IRISL
US accused of bribing pirates to search Iranian ship
Go ahead for Trans-Kalahari coal line
16th Century Portuguese shipwreck reveals its treasures
Special Report – Mozambique Zimbabwe – the commodities lifeline
Pic of the day – RIO DE LA PLATA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 11, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Durban Car Terminal opens inspection facility
Durban Maritime Cluster gathers steam as members sign up
Maputo port sets new ore records
Africa - China bilateral trade likely to top USD100 billion this year
Navy helicopters to take part in AAD2008 exhibition
Piracy off Somalia continues unabated
International guidelines to ease impact of fishing in deep sea areas
SACU’s exports to the US up 15% year on year
Coal line reopens after derailment
Pics of the day – ACONCAGUA BAY and CHAMAREL ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Sep 7, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

SA Port Statistics for August
Navy ships honestly obtained, says Mbeki
Navy Fleet Review in pictures
Robben Island Ferry back in service
Cabinet approves new automotive programme to replace MIDP
SA's second quarter GDP reaches 4.9 percent
Ships in our ports
New terminal opens at OR Tambo Airport
News from the Shipping Lines
NENA J safely in Cape Town
American pleads guilty to bribery charge in Nigeria
Ships in our ports
Sunday Times backtracks over Transnet Table Bay story
Namibia Railways grinds to a halt
Rift Valley railway unveils recovery plan
Mombasa dock workers set for 40% wage hike
Mombasa to auction cars and containers
Light on a distant horizon for SA / Mozambique rail agreement
NSRI elects new chairman as Hennie Taljaard steps down
Piracy report – ten ships seized in two months
MSC looks at the airline business
Pic of the day – Presidential Fleet Review ...
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Red Hot news - NSRI and rescue teams on alert as bulker risks going aground off Gansbaai
Sep 1, 2008
Author: P&S

rescue services remain on standby after a bulker threatened to go aground near Gansbaai during the weekend's storm ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 31, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Transnet prepares to increase expenditure
Navy denies controversial reports over new ships
Plans to dock US nuclear carrier in Cape Town
USS Theodore Roosevelt prepares for deployment
Navigational warning over logs off Cape coast
Society of Master Mariners hold AGM in Zululand
Death of Durban maritime stalwart
Albatross stows away on tug to Durban
News from the shipping lines
Stowaways handed over to Walvis Bay police
African piracy update
Another boost for Cape Town container crane fleet
Queen Mary 2 to visit Cape Town and Durban
Orient Line buys Maxim Gorkiy
Pier 1 Container Terminal auto gate goes live
Uruguayan Navy frigates leave Simon’s Town
Pics of the day – KOTA NAGA and KOTA NABIL ...
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breaking news - Public and shipping and boating warned of Table Bay log hazard
Aug 30, 2008
Author: Capt Nick Sloane

The public, shipping and boating has been given a further warning of Table Bay log hazard ahead of the weekend ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 24, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

SA west coast has Tsunami scare
Southern Africa Free Trade Area is launched
Durban Pier 1 pipeline bunkering ends
Still no sign of Richards Bay dry dock
New Draft Revenue Amendments & Buying Commission
Grindrod increases interim headline earnings by 95 percent
Update: Salvage operation – Seawin Sapphire
Islamists retake Port of Kismayo
Dar es Salaam opts for pre-shipment inspection
Mombasa to auction uncleared cargo
PICTORIAL INTERLUDE
Rift Valley Railway promises results
Another Lake Victoria ship sinks
Djibouti suspends port tariff increases
Lobito port upgrade to cost 1.8 billion dollars
Four ships seized by Somali pirates in two days
SA Navy asked to intervene in Somalia
NSRI sea rescue update
New name for SA Shippers’ Council
Rotterdam’s Maasvlaakte begins
London Gateway to become world’s most technically advanced container port
Pic of the day – SALVERITAS
Second Pic of the day – NORTH STAR ...
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Breaking news - Grindrod increases interim headline earnings by 95 percent
Aug 20, 2008
Author: P&S

Grindrod has increased its earnings for the six months ended 30 June to more than R1 billion ...
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Update: Salvage operation – Seawin Sapphire
Aug 20, 2008
Author: P&S

salvage operations to recover the fishing vessel Seawin Sapphire are being conducted ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 17, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

SA port statistics for July
Eleven marine pilots graduate in Durban
Trawler breaks up in Table Bay surf
No capacity problems as Durban Car Terminal secures 14,000 parking bays
Svitzer Salvage will recover overboard logs
Diesel-electric locomotives return to South Africa
Transnet may increase loco order
Sturrock introduces its Man in Angola
Mombasa goes 24/7
Somali piracy goes on and on and on
Africa holds the dubious hot spot title
West and Central Africa to establish coast guard
China slowdown forecast
Large shipment reaches Richards Bay
MSC places orders for another two cruise ships
Pic of the day – STELLENBOSCH ...
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Svitzer Salvage appointed to recover overboard logs
Aug 13, 2008
Author: P&S

A Cape Town-based company, Svitzer Salvage Africa has been appointed to search for and recover logs lost off the cargo ship Lola ...
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Breaking news... Trawler breaks up
Aug 12, 2008
Author: P&S

The grounded trawler Weskus 1 broke up in heavy surf today off Melkbosstrand ...
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Breaking News
Aug 11, 2008
Author: p&s

Approximately 200 logs have been washed off a ship in Table Bay near Robben Island and is posing a navigational hazard ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 10, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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Transnet opens new Freight Rail communications centre
Kenya Ports Authority head replaced over inefficiency
Repairs to Beluga Foundation completed in record time
US Navy ship stops pirate attack
UN hails Canada's decision to provide escorts for food ships
No protection available for UN ships
Mozambique takes back Nacala railway and port
Neptune Orient Line still a favourite to buy Hapag Lloyd
Evergreen pulls away from mega container ships
Marine Bulk Carriers adds to fleet
Rift Valley Railway MD replaced in reshuffle
Sunken ship blocks Walvis Bay syncrolift
Another busy week for NSRI
Nigeria calls for ENL’s Apapa license to be revoked
Original Richards Bay ship unloader is phased out
Sea Consortium appoints new Dar es Salaam agent
MSC Los Angeles will become largest container ship in regular South African service
Pic of the day – FAIRMOUNT EXPEDITION & SEDCO 702 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 3, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Plans to increase Saldanha ore export capacity announced
MSC adds capacity to container fleet
Cruise passengers tossed about like rag dolls
First South Africa maize exports of season to Kenya
Phoenicia goes into the water
Cameroon plans expansion of Limbe and Kribi ports
More oil workers taken hostage in NIgeria
Fishermen turn to human trafficking as fish profits drop
HMS Endurance in Simon’s Town
Uganda: Lake Victoria degradation threatening livelihoods
Head of Mauritius Ports Authority denies bribe allegations
Smit Marine appointed to salvage grounded trawlers Weskus I and Seawin
Grindrod acquires remaining 50 percent of Oreport
Blue chip company enters shipping world as Cape companies expand empowerment footprint
Alternative shipping arrangements post 2012 air services to be investigated
Egyptian ferry owners acquitted
Pic of the day – HIGH CENTURY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 3, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Plans to increase Saldanha ore export capacity announced
MSC adds capacity to container fleet
Cruise passengers tossed about like rag dolls
First South Africa maize exports of season to Kenya
Phoenicia goes into the water
Cameroon plans expansion of Limbe and Kribi ports
More oil workers taken hostage in NIgeria
Fishermen turn to human trafficking as fish profits drop
HMS Endurance in Simon’s Town
Uganda: Lake Victoria degradation threatening livelihoods
Head of Mauritius Ports Authority denies bribe allegations
Smit Marine appointed to salvage grounded trawlers Weskus I and Seawin
Grindrod acquires remaining 50 percent of Oreport
Blue chip company enters shipping world as Cape companies expand empowerment footprint
Alternative shipping arrangements post 2012 air services to be investigated
Egyptian ferry owners acquitted
Pic of the day – HIGH CENTURY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 27, 2008
Author: P&S

shipping, freight, trade and transport news of interest for Africa

IN THIS EDITION

Transnet Board moves on future of Ramos
Navy chief criticises South Africa’s lack of cohesive maritime policy
India, South Africa, Argentina reject proposals to limit protection to farm sector
News from the shipping lines
Unicorn bunker tankers are named
Abnormal load heads for and from Richards Bay
Zim Kenya expands operations
Zambia looks to Mombasa for its copper exports
Mombasa suspends cargo transfer services
Somali pirates strike again – Japanese bulker taken this time
Portuguese-flagged tug held captive by Nigerian militants
Nigerian activists up in arms over British intentions in Niger Delta region
Senegal seizes 2.5 tonnes of cocaine on sailing ship
Italy says it sees Mozambique as southern Africa’s economic gateway
Fishing vessels Paloma V and Antillas Reefer accused of illegal fishing linked to single joint venture
Fuel crisis hits cruise industry
Southern Africa: New money to mitigate disaster
Sea Sunday service held in port of Durban
Stowaways survive 14 days outside ship
Pic of the day – JAG RAHUL ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime news
Jul 21, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Call for comment on tonnage tax
Sturrock Shipping enters into major empowerment deal
Bunkering by pipeline ends at Durban container terminals
New super cranes arrive at Cape Town Container Terminal
SACU and US sign trade agreement
Mombasa port clogged again as containers mount
Maersk closes Mombasa container depot
Golar and Bluewater in South African venture
Coalition warships to the rescue of Lehmann Timber
Bad days for Kenyan ships agents and forwarders
West African security now a top US Coast Guard priority
Sena railway delay costs Marromeu sugar company
Food needs rise in Eastern Congo
South Africa backpeddles on paper imports
Team South Africa selected fro Tall Ships Race
Pic of the day – SANTA ANNABELLA ...
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Weekly Shipping News
Jul 21, 2008
Author: P&S

temporary delay to this week's news bulletin ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 13, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

SA Port Statistics for June 2008
Durban establishes maritime cluster
Beluga vessel breaks down off Angola
Spanish fishing vessel catches fire – 36 rescued
Somali pirates release German ship Lehmann Bulker
IMB report highlights African piracy
Senior NPA man resigns
Access Freight expands into road cartage
Busy Durban dry dock drops back as ships line up
Impounded ship LADY EAST prepares to sail from Richards Bay
News from the shipping lines
Those interesting ships
Increased rail traffic for Mozambique southern routes
Additional locomotives en route for Nacala
Angola opens port railway
Rift Valley Railway increases freight rates by 14.5 percent
Nigeria losing out to foreign owned ship chandlers - claim
Djibouti port tariff plan worries Ethiopia
Nigerian Navy captures oil smugglers – ship detained
Pic of the week – MARCALABRIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 6, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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Transnet completes turnaround and looks for growth
Safmarine enters Asia – West Africa breakbulk trades
SAILS loses R96 million for half year
Skippers – indemnify yourselves or pay up
Grindrod increases its estimates – issues Trading Update
Double hulled Smit bunker barge launched early
Pier 1 strike resolved
IMO makes carrying of ECDIS mandatory – timeline set
US now requires automatic electronic filing of export information
Skysails secures three orders
Access Freight gains accreditation with SA Institute of Chartered Accountants
Transnet Port Terminals gives its support to MSC Regatta
Maersk grows its East Coast South America trades with 16 new ships
Mozambique port cargo up by 3 percent this year
Gama says the railway must expand, not shrink
Robben Island ferry out of water for maintenance
Rwanda plans to bypass Mombasa and Dar es Salaam ports
SA Economy can weather global slowdown
Energy crisis hurts Mozal aluminium exports
Mozambique negotiates 1.2m tonnes of rice from Vietnam
Pic of the week – MSC MESSINA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 27, 2008
Author:

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

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Ship collides with Durban’s North Pier
Kuiseb forced to return to Richards Bay
Xstrata gives Richards Bay MPT the thumbs up
Little joy for stowaways on Chinese ship
South Africa’s sealanes are economic lifeline, says navy
Oil rig Pride Cabinda departs Walvis Bay as others line up
Industrial unrest comes to Nacala
Beira and Nacala ports to have scanners by December
Make better use of AGOA opportunities, advises US diplomat
Mombasa switches to KWATOS operating system
Rail closure won’t affect Uganda cargo, says RVR’s Puffet
News from the shipping lines
Dormac completes large cofferdam repair to HEBEI WISDOM
Piracy report – Somalis release Amiya Scan and crew
NSRI sea rescue reports
Audacious attack on FPSO Bonga
Pic of the week – QSM SHARJAH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 19, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Chinese arms ship An Yue Jiang ‘nearly home’
Nautical school for Eastern Cape
Shipping line news
Siemens a major sub-contractor in tug building programme
UN Food Agency Appeals for Naval Escorts for Shipments
Cameroonians become latest victims of armed militants
Another Kenyan rail line is closed
Developer says Botswana coal port terminal in Namibia is very much still on
Mozambique sugar production set to increase
Increase in catch ahead as Gamba shrimp stocks reach sustainable levels
Mozambique cotton crop looking good
Somali opposition opposed to foreign navies
Crew wanted for 600 BC circumnavigation of Africa
Last Liberty ship sails into the sunset
Hovering around Durban
Food security tops African Regional Summit agenda
Rapid action urged over new fuel pipeline
Passing of Durban shipping man
Sailors Society reaches out to Myanmar
NSRI sea rescue reports
For the Record
Navy ship in Durban open to the public
Pic of the week – MSC MESSINA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 12, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

SA Port Statistics for May 2008
CSCL brings in newbuilds and adds another Durban call
Review of SAECS bunker surcharge
News from the shipping lines
Two brothers rescued from sinking fishing vessel
Hungry mouths bring uncommon shipping to African shores
Uganda budgets to replace sunken lake ship Kabalega
SADC transport heads inspect port of Walvis Bay
We have to create capacity ahead of demand, says Morwe
Namibian railway not a white elephant, says minister
Sena railway reopens
Uganda railway reopens on Friday
Criticism of Rift Valley Railway growing
Nigeria’s east-west railway to cost USD 5 billion
Siemens to open electrical facility at Durban shipyard
Piracy update
Mombasa to go live with Kwatos operating system
South Africa and France prepare for SA/EU Summit
HMS ENDURANCE arrives in Simon’s Town
Shell kicked out of Ogoniland
Pic of the week – MSC TOBA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 4, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

IMO welcomes Security Council action to curb piracy
UN sanctions anti piracy action off Somalia
The week’s piracy report
Unicorn Calulo bunker barges arrive
Dormac completes Smit Amandla barge in record time
Second Megawhite for Safmarine
MSC abandons Port Louis for Salalah
Salalah adds another three berths
Massive train derailment closes main Durban – Gauteng line
Maputo Corridor railway rehab nears completion
CDN needs USD18 million to fix railway
International Rail News – Berlin-Beijing railway set to roll
Warri Ports fights for its own
Maritime issues a threat to tourism
Angola promises speedy solution to Luanda harbour issues
Pic of the week – ARA ROBINSON ...
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Ports & Ships News Bulletin goes weekly
Jun 2, 2008
Author: P&S

this week's news bulletin will appear on Thursday, 5 June ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 30, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Ports & Ships News Bulletin goes weekly
Richards Bay tug out for maintenance
News from the shipping lines
Transhipment station set up for damaged railhead
How much bigger can a container ship grow?
Africa must unite in fighting economic crimes
Pic of the day – HAINAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 29, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN HIS EDITION

Minister denies submarine crew shortage
South Africa and Iran meet to explore maritime interests
Inflation at 10.4 percent as food, fuel prices continue to climb
Dubai Maritime City to play key role in Arab maritime sector
AP Moller shipyard warns of possible layoffs
Infrastructure investment can improve Africa's growth - Mbeki
Pic of the day – GRAND ELENA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 28, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Fresh pirate attack off Somalia
Unicorn Calulo’s new bunker barges arrive this weekend
Asia’s demand denudes Africa’s forests
Concargo joins the heavyweights
South Africa’s economic growth at 2.1 percent low
Angola now Africa’s top oil producer
Militants strike at Nigerian oil flow station
Pic of the day – OFFSHORE LAUNCH ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 27, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Renewed threat to cancel Rift Valley Railway concession
Three men in a boat – how to make your escape from Mauritius
Queen Modjadji 1 arrives in Simon’s Town
Korean fishing vessel sinks after fire
New tug for port of Tanga completed in Cape Town
SOUTH AFRICA: African governments begin repatriating their nationals
Pic of the day – QUEEN MODJADJI 1 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 26, 2008
Author: P&S

shipping, freight, trade and transport logistic related news of interest for Africa

IN THIS EDITION

Illovo to up its investment in Mozambique sugar
Indian Ocean islands expect 20,000 cruise passengers for 2008 – 2009 season
PetroSA increases capacity at Coega plant
Pirates free Jordanian ship Victoria
News from the shipping lines
Lonrho appoints former Portnet CEO Sipho Nyawo to African board
Special Report: Economic growth - only way out of poverty
Pic of the day – MAERSK BROOKLYN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 23, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Navy’s third new sub arrives at Simon’s Town
Seanergy acquires bulkers from Restis Group
AGOA gets the C-classes rolling from SA to the US
Kenyan shippers call for review of transport costs
Time to review how safety management systems work
COMESA ready to launch customs union in December
SA Navy needs more technical staff and divers
SADC expresses concern over violence in SA
Pic of the day – AGIA SOFIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 22, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

AU meeting to discuss economic integration of African states
US Coastguard AMVER award for South African ship
Shipping line news
Cargo mounts in Mombasa after rail closure
Tanzanian introduces pollution prevention plan
UN agencies deplore South African xenophobic attacks
Yemen praised for protecting people fleeing Somalia
Pic of the day – FRONTIER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 21, 2008
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shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa

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US Navy said to be poised to assist latest pirate victim
Beira and Nacala ports to be refurbished
Seychelles steps up fight against illegal fishing
Govts urged to help Africa in facing food crisis
Oil reaches new high
Efficient Transport System Imperative for Successful 2010
Nacala airport to be refurbished and upgraded
Pic of the day – STATESMAN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 20, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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Mbeki denies giving order to refuel Chinese arms ship
Safmarine names latest ship after River Nile
NSRI calls for caution as big swells strike coast
Tanzania Railways offers to help Uganda traders
Exports set to increase when Dube Trade Port opens near Durban
Nigeria: Emergency rice import cancelled
Pic of the day – THETIS GLORY ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 19, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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Somali pirates seize Jordanian ship
Bad start to Atlasur as two Uruguayan navy ships collide
Mystery over disappearance of foreign seafarers in Walvis Bay
MAILBAG – readers’ view
Mombasa stays on top
Pic of the day – NAMDOCK ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 16, 2008
Author: P&S

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

IN THIS EDITION

Chinese arms ship again on the move
TPT introduces high-tech simulator training
Uganda orders Mombasa rail line to be fixed
Piracy along African coast - update
US provides funding for Ghana ports study
Queen Victoria given a stern warning in Malta
Madagascar bans rice exports
Pic of the day – GRAND ELENA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 15, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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SAMSA chief says SA lacking in maritime basics
Kalmar to supply another 30 straddle carriers for Durban Container Terminal
Regional: The Indian Ocean islands ports bet on co-operation
Floods cut Uganda – Mombasa railway
Angola reports economic growth of 15 percent
SAA committed to growth in Africa
Pic of the day – MSC BREMEN ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 14, 2008
Author: P&S

shipping, freight, trade and other transport related news of interest for Africa

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The Coega clock is ticking – less than a year to go
Cruise Trade Prospects in Mauritius
MOL announces plans for 53 new ore ships by 2014
Sierra Leone - Iron ore mining brings new hope to port of Pepel
Latest Maersk container ship introduced
Pic of the day – TORTUGAS ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 13, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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Tanzanian shippers rise up over raised port charges
Developing professional capacity for the shipping sector in Mauritius
Jo Tankers celebrates 25 years trading with South Africa
Korean trawler Ocean burns out on Berkley Sound
India gets tough on older ships
Tanzania to re-examine port and railway contracts
Southern Africa – beefing up for a revolution
Pic of the day – BNS INDEPENDENCIA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 12, 2008
Author: P&S

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Boskalis dredger URSA docks in Durban
Lack of progress with Richards Bay dry dock decried
Maiden visit for NYK car carrier
Things looking up for SA motor vehicle exports
The marine month of April – courtesy of Bow Wave
Beira dry dock back in service
Pic of the day – BAHIA NEGRA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 9, 2008
Author: P&S

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Durban port helicopter out for 12 weeks – Richards Bay chopper doubles for both ports
New Walvis Bay floating dock arrives
Port Elizabeth harbour gets a double boost
Docking of Sea Prince completed
New men to man the bridge at RBCT
The An Yue Jiang saga continues
New oil field is largest in West Africa waters
Cape Town floating crane unavailability
Pic of the day – SMIT LOIRE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 8, 2008
Author: P&S

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Mystery continues over Chinese ‘Ship of Shame’
Stowaways plague Durban port
Ford increases export order with 70,000 pick-up ‘bakkies’
Media Release – 1st International Ship-Port Interface Conference – the Human Element
Undersea cable to create sustainable competitive market
New Zealand – Union says rail buyback on the right track
Pic of the day – SCYTHIA GRAECA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 6, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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South African port statistics for April 2008
Cape Town terminal expansion stays on track
Joint customs post declared a success
News from the shipping lines
Large timber import arrives in East London
EC Rail Conference to encourage people to use rail
Mona Lisa passengers leave ship
Pic of the day – MARIEKE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 6, 2008
Author: P&S

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Nigeria promises stern action as pirates continue attacks
Navy ships gather at Simon’s Town
Freight rate increase hangs over Port Louis
Mona Lisa passengers prepare to evacuate ship
India, Brazil, SA navies engage in joint exercises
Emirates to begin direct daily flights to Durban from December
South Africa, Qatar to advance trade relations
Pic of the day – SAIPEM 3000 ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 5, 2008
Author: P&S

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Zanzibar ferry Seagull goes aground off Mombasa but is later pulled clear
Tanzanian MPs withdraw their threat to fire TICTS
Shipwreck discovery has Namibia excited
Not a happy cruise or three
Expanding Australia
Rio Tinto Alcan says we’re still interested in Coega
Japan agrees to finance Mombasa port development
Pic of the day – MAERSK GLOUCESTER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 30, 2008
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Argentine sailing ship docks in Cape Town
Cruise ship MADAGASCAR finally sold for USD 926,000
France and US introduce anti piracy resolution before the UN
Ambitious rail master plan for East Africa
CAMEROON: Lifting of import taxes fails to reduce food prices
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 29, 2008
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Chinese ship An Yue Jiang seen in Luanda
French to launch fleet of commercial sailing ships
Somalis free Spanish tuna boat after payment of USD1.2 million
Pic of the day – BOURBON ALTAIR ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 25, 2008
Author: P&S

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An Yue Jiang on way back to China
Mombasa commissions new port equipment
Ramos presents her ‘State of Transnet’ review
Durban and Mossel Bay affected by load shedding – other ports nor affected
NSRI called out for ill chokka fisherman
NPA lifts fishing ban from boats on Durban Bay
Pic of the day –MAERSK DERINCE ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 24, 2008
Author: P&S

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HOKUETSU USHAKA greeted with traditional Kagamiwari ceremony on arrival in Durban
Still no definite word of China’s ship of shame
TICTS calls for speedier clearance of cargo from Dar es Salaam
Driver of the year competition to improve skills
Mpumalanga and Maputo advance economic ties
Butiaba to be redeveloped as oil port
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 23, 2008
Author: P&S

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An Yue Jiang may return its cargo to China
Sailing barque Europa arrives in Cape Town
Former SAR&H tug Alwyn Vintcent sold to Australia
SA's economic growth linked to regional economy
High food prices a silent global tsunami, says WFP
Pic of the day – ALWYN VINTCENT ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 22, 2008
Author: P&S

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SA Navy tracks Chinese ship An Yue Jiang round coast
Chinese arms ship latest: unions mobilise to prevent weapons transfer
Grindrod expects half-year profits to go up by between 55 – 75 percent
Islanders count cost as crane collapses
Uganda gives up on recovering lake cargo ship mv Kabelega
Somali pirates seize Spanish fishing ship
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 21, 2008
Author: P&S

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Mystery deepens over An Yue Jiang’s destination
Sail Ho... Libertad, the world’s fastest frigate set to sail into Cape Town
Last Big White sails quietly away
Indian Navy begins arriving for IBSA exercise
Cruise ship Melody sails for Europe
Kenya calls for increased intra-Africa trade
Pic of the day – HARRIER EXPLORER ...
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BREAKING NEWS…. Chinese ship An Yue Jiang turns round – heads south
Apr 19, 2008
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reports indicate the Chinese arms-carrying ship An Yue Jiang has turned round and is heading back along the South Africa coast... the question is where to? ...
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BREAKING NEWS... Chinese ship An Yue Jiang escapes court order by sailing
Apr 18, 2008
Author: P&S

The COSCO cargo ship An Yue Jiang escaped by minutes from being served a court order forcing it to enter Durban port and discharge her cargo of weapons ntended for Zimbabwe ...
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Apr 18, 2008
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New twist in Chinese arms shipment – union will refuse to handle cargo
SA government says it can’t interfere with China-Zim shipment
RBCT one of the top companies to commit to UN Global Compact
Mozambique wants USD70 million to fix port of Beira
Somalia’s head to authorise international measures against piracy
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 17, 2008
Author: P&S

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Chinese ship carrying arms for Zimbabwe refused entry to Durban
Mauritius Ports Authority has positive financial year
Durban port authority reacts to loadshedding
Saboteurs close down Nigerian flow stations
SAAFF prepares to tackle freight forwarding issues
NSRI alert as flares fired from sinking vessel
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 16, 2008
Author: P&S

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Power shedding strikes Durban port and Customs goes down
Sale of Madagascar not concluded
Economist warns of mishandling the energy crisis
News from the shipping lines
Shrimp fishing faces extended closed season
Mozambique expects delivery of 40 refurbished locomotives
Cost of Beira dredging disclosed
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Apr 15, 2008
Author: P&S

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Grindrod takes full control of Cockett Marine
A second cruise operator for Mauritius
Alcan hints at a 4-year delay for Coega
Getting French and personal with pirates
Transport infrastructure holds back Africa – US trade official
Somalia: UN says humanitarian situation worsening faster than expected
Pic of the day – GEFION R ...
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Shipping and maritime news from the ports of Africa
Apr 14, 2008
Author: P&S

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SA wood chip exports slump
Wood chip carrier named after Durban
French marines take back yacht
NSRI has busy time on the coast
Later NSRI reports
Rift Valley Railway disrupted again by rioting
Pic of the day – SALVIGILANT ...
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Maritime and transport news from Ports & Ships
Apr 11, 2008
Author: P&S

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Mozambique’s transport minister repeats warning to Maputo port and Nacala rail operators
Uganda says it is determined to make greater use of Dar es Salaam
SACD Freight sets new trends in container handling
New Red Sea port will be among world’s top ten
TATA plans to build trucks in South Africa
SPECIAL FEATURE : Port Louis – New hub in the Indian Ocean
Pic of the day – SAFMARINE COTONOU ...
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Maritime and transport news from Ports & Ships
Apr 10, 2008
Author: P&S

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Work begins on double hulling Pentow Energy bunker barge
Interesting naval manoeuvre in Simon’s Town
MOL Springbok port omission and rotation change
Two SAECS ships to be replaced
Mauritius prepares to adhere to Hydrographic Commission of the Indian Ocean
Now it’s India’s turn to show interest in Coega
India offers trade privileges to African countries
Pic of the day – JIN RONG ...
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Maritime and transport news from Ports & Ships
Apr 9, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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Still no rescue or word of highjacked French yacht
Mombasa dredging to start this year
Nigerian plans for new deepwater port
India-Africa Summit to forge strategic economic relations
Mombasa declares itself free of congestion
Walvis Bay Corridor Group encouraged by increasing volumes
Richards Bay steel plant commissioned
Pic of the day – BAHIA LAURA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 8, 2008
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IMO go-ahead for MARPOL sulphur oxide emissions reduction
Kenya Ports Authority calls on railway to take more cargo
Tanzania rail workers go on strike
South Africa, India solidify South-South relations
Scam at Mombasa port exposed
USD420 million profit for DP World
Show of confidence as UN peacekeepers dismantle Ivory Coast observation posts
Pic of the day – HARMONY SW ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 6, 2008
Author: P&S

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

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South African port statistics for March
Annual SA port statistics reflect little growth
Safmarine names more ships in service
EC rail conference to improve public transport
French cruise yacht seized by pirates under the noses of coalition navy
Durban transport company invests in variable reach truck
Work starts on laying Eassy fibre optic undersea cable
Pic of the day –DELPHIN VOYAGER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 4, 2008
Author: P&S

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African economic growth still strong but development and aid lag: UN report
Van Gogh arrested - again
Container ship crippled by engine room fire
New grain terminal adds capacity at Mombasa
Death of Capt Craig Doornekamp – South African seafarer
New Angolan port planned for Luanda
Pride Angola signs on for another five years
India turns towards Angola for its oil
Africa needs better meteorological monitoring for development - UN official
Pic of the day – MSC SHEILA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 3, 2008
Author: P&S

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Stowaways – an African pain
Energy threat to Walvis Bay port expansion
P&O takes umbrage over ORIANA’s berthing arrangement
Safmarine Angela introduced into multi purpose service
Transnet director stands down
AFRICOM aims to partner with African nations
Pic of the day – Durban port entrance widening ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 2, 2008
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Passenger ship MADAGASCAR up for sale on 15 April
SA, Australia sign protocol to amend tax treaty
IMO’s Mitropoulos lays into shipping’s environmental critics
Mozambique – Tanzania ‘Unity Bridge on schedule
US Military Sealift Command Ships undertake sea-base exercise with African partners
AFRICOM makes progress with African allies, civilian director says
Pic of the day – VAAL RIVER ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 1, 2008
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Egypt puts cameras along Suez Canal after shooting
New piracy warnings on African coast
Picture images of new Walvis Bay floating dock
Hapag-Lloyd reorganises Africa – North America service
IBIA aims at establishing professional bunkering qualifications
Safmarine takes delivery of new ship
For Sale sign goes up at Hapag-Lloyd
Pic of the day – CORINTHIAN II ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 31, 2008
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Rift Valley Railway lifts cargo capacity
Beira dry dock back in service
New Walvis Bay floating dock on its way
Elegant sail ships enters Cape Town
SA government bans all asbestos exports
SADC considers single visa for member states
SAMSA celebrates ten years
Pic of the day – ORIANA ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 28 2008
Author: P&S

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* Durban bans all bay fishing
* Interceptor unmanned patrol craft on display
* Sailor dies on board ship off Cape coast
* Transnet NPA reminds Richards Bay port users of permit deadline
* UN relief agencies strengthen their presence in Comoros following invasion
* US Navy admits shooting Egyptian and says sorry
* AFRICOM to focus on military, not humanitarian role
* Pic of the day – SEA LIFE
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 27, 2008
Author: P&S

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Scrap ship Lady East sells for unprecedented figure
Mauritian freight rates set to increase from April
News from the sea lanes
- Mombasa call reinstated
- IRISL renames ships
- Portline increases West African service
- American ship opens fire on bum boat in Suez Canal
APM Terminals and Port of Rotterdam undertake joint research
UN says nearly a million Southern Africans hit by floods and cyclones this season
Mozambique and Portugal agree to boost trade
Greenpeace block New Zealand coal ship departure
Pic of the day – COMBI DOCK
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 25, 2008
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South African ports top the list of stowaways
Richards Bay smelter potlines close
Long established logistics provider gains partner
Initiative to build electrified Trans-Kalahari railway gains impetus
Anjouan falls to African Union government forces
Deferred VAT – credit to Customs and Excise
Court rules against abalone fishing
Pic of the day – BAHIA
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 25, 2008
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shipping, freight, trade and transport related news of interest for Africa
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DP World’s George Ferraz and Ron Herman head up Maputo Port Development Company
Double hulled bunker barge enters service in Durban
Lonrho increases stake in SAILS to 66.7 percent
Search and Rescue has busy weekend
SDV invests heavily at Tin Can Island
Beira coal railway falls behind schedule
Reporting of accidents on ships in SA waters
SA Navy Festival – report and pictures
Pic of the day – SAN FERNANDO

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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 20, 2008
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shipping, freight, trade and transpport related news of interest for Africa:

Thursday’s roundup of maritime news
Beluga Skysails maiden voyage dubbed a success
Boost for Port Elizabeth reefer capacity
Large order of RTGs placed for Ngqura port
Port of Mombasa recovers from political setbacks
Shipping companies asked to rebuild Mombasa roads
Zambia looks west towards Angola for trade
Kenya wants stable supply of fertiliser
East African region unhappy with EPA agreements
Distress flare has Cape search and rescue teams scrambling
Coega crude refinery plans moves ahead
Uganda car terminal completed
BACKGROUND: New agreement maximises SA, Ethiopia trade
Pic of the day – WOLRAAD WOLTEMADE
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Mar 19, 2008
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Feb 22, 2008
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 18, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 17, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 16, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 15, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 14, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 11, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of an interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 10, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news with an African interest ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 9, 2006
Author: P&S

Today (Wednesday) is a public holiday in South Africa and there is no news bulletin. The news service resumes tomorrow morning. Our ship reports however are being updated today as usual ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 8, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 7, 2006
Author: P&S

today's bulletin of shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Breaking News
Aug 5, 2006
Author: P&S

Another sea drama is unfolding off the Zululand coast this morning (Saturday) with the diminutive island supply ship Shearwater ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 4, 2006
Author: P&S

African related shipping, freight and transport news ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 3, 2006
Author: P&S

News from Africa affecting the shipping, freight and transport industries ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 2, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Aug 1, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 31, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 28, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news with an African interest ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 27, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 26, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 25, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 24, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 21, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 20, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 19, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 18, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 17, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 14, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 13, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 12, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 11, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 11, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 10, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 7, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 6, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 5, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 4, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jul 3, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Safmarine Agulhas fuel removal operation underway
Jul 2, 2006
Author: P&S

cargo removal operation to commence within 24 hours ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 30, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 29, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 28, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Container ship Safmarine Agulhas goes aground off East London
Jun 27, 2006
Author: P&S

near disaster as container ship goes aground off East London ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 27, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 26, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 23, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 22, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 21, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 20, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 19, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 16, 2006
Author: P&S

As today (Friday) is a public holiday in SA we are not publishing a full Bulletin, but do have one story to tell ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 15, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 14, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 13, 2006
Author: P&S

maritime related transport and freight news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 12, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 8, 2006
Author: P&S

Shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 8, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, transport and trade related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 7, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 6, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 5, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jun 2, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
June 1, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 31, 2006
Author: P&S

Freight and transport news that will impact on the maritime industry in Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 30, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 29, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Breaking News - Ivan Clark retires
May 26, 2006
Author: P&S

Grindrod announces the surprise retirement of CEO Ivan Clark ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 26, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news for the African region ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 25, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 24, 2006
Author: P&S

Shipping and trade related transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 23, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 22, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 19, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 18, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight transport related news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 17, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news of interest for the African region ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 15, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 15, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest to the African region ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 15, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest to the African region ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 12, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 11, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 10, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 9, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news affecting sub-Saharan Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 8, 2006
Author: P&S

today's bulletin of shipping, freight and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 5, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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SHIP SINKING – LATEST (07.30 Thursday)
May 4, 2006
Author: P&S

latest update on the sunken bulk carrier Alexandros T - Thursday 07.30 local time ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 4, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news for Africa ...
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BREAKING NEWS WEDNESDAY 10.30pm
May 3, 2006
Author: P&S

fully laden bulker breaks up off South African coast ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 3, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
May 2, 2006
Author: P&S

Freight, shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 28, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 26, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 25, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news related to African interests ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 24, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, transport and freight related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 21, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport related news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 20, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and freight related news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 19, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 18, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for African readers ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 13, 2006
Author: P&S

African-related bulletin of shipping and transport news ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 12, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of an interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 11, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 10, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for the African continent ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 7, 2006
Author: P&S

a daily bulletin of African shipping and freight transport news ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 6, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for AFrica ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 5, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for the Africa region ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 4, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, freight and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Apr 3, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of an interest for Africa ...
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The news this week
Mar 27, 2006
Author: P&S

For technical reasons we regret there will be no news or ship movement updates this week. We will resume these services from Friday 31 March. Our apologies for any inconvenience. ...
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AFRICA: China's great leap into the continent
Mar 27, 2006
Author: IRIN

an overview of China's growing trade with Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 24, 2006
Author: P&S

daily bulletin of African shipping and transport related news ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 23, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 22, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports and politics
Mar 21, 2006
Author: VIJAY PRASAD

a company owned by a UAE royal family gains control over major ports in the United States, kicking up a controversy in the country ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 20, 2006
Author: P&S

a daily bulletin of shipping and transport related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 17, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of an interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 16, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news from around Africa and relevant to the region ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 15, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news with an African interest ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 14, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 13, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 10, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping, transport and industry related news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 9, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 8, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 7, 2006
Author: P&S

a daily bulletin of shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 6, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport related news for Africa ...
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BREAKING NEWS
Mar 3, 2006
Author: P&S

National Strike Postponed
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 3, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Mar 2, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 28, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 27, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 24, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 23, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 23, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 22, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 21, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 20, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 17, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 16, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 15, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 14, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 13, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 10, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 9, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 8, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 7, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 6, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 3, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 2, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Feb 1, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 31, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 30, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 27, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 26, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news with an African interest and connection ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 25, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 24, 2006
Author: P&S

Shipping and transport news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 23, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping and transport news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 20, 2006
Author: P&S

Shipping and transport news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 19, 2006
Author: P&S

Shipping and transport news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 18, 2006
Author: P&S

Shipping news of an interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 17, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news of an interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 16, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news with an interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 13, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 12, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 11, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news with an African interest ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 10, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news of an African interest ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 9, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 6, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 5, 2006
Author: P&S

shipping news of interest to Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 4, 2006
Author: P&S

a bulletin of shipping related news for Africa ...
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Ports & Ships Maritime News
Jan 3, 2006
Author: P&S

a daily bulletin of maritime news for Africa ...
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Clipper Race drama
Jan 2, 2006
Author: P&S

the latest news from the Clipper Round the World yacht race - day 2 of the leg Fremantle to Singapore ...
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Clipper Race restarts
Jan 1, 2006
Author: P&S

Ten yachts sailed from Fremantle today on the next leg of the round the world Clipper Race ...
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