NSRI: Seafarer Dies Aboard Tanker off South Africa


A crew member died on board a crude oil tanker off South Africa, NSRI said.

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South Africa's Cardinal Maritime Receives Ultramax Bulker

African Cardinal

The 61,000 dwt bulker was built by Dalian COSCO KHI Ship Engineering.

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Two Seafarers Evacuated from Boxship off Table Bay


Two crew members have been evacuated from an unnamed containership off the South African coast, NSRI said.

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Pirates Board Tanker at Anchorage off Guinea


Four pirates armed with a gun and knives boarded the tanker. There were no injuries to crew members.

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Smit Lamnalco Wins 10-Year FLNG Services Deal in Mozambique


The company is to provide integrated marine services to the first Mozambique FLNG terminal.

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Cargo Ship Brings Bullets for South African LPG facility

Xin Si Lu

The 12,700 dwt Xin Si Lu delivered the 5,650 ton bullets on September 12.

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Bumi Armada Sells Armada Perdana FPSO for USD 40 Mn

The FPSO has been out of contract since April 2018.

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MOL, Karpowership Unveil 1st LNG-to-Powership Project


MOL and Karpoweship are to jointly carry out the first LNG-to-Powership project in Mozambique.

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Dozens Missing after Ferry Capsizes off Cameroon

Austrheim ferry

The ferry was en route from Nigeria to Cameroon.

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SCCT Opening Reefer Container Repair Hub to All Liners


The terminal is also set to launch a dry container inspection and repair hub in October 2019.

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Pirates Kidnap Eight Seafarers from German MPP Ship


Armed pirates have abducted 8 crew members from a German MPP ship at the Douala Anchorage, Cameroon.

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Crew Evacuated from Fire-Stricken Tanker off Nigeria


Crew members of a 7,541 cbm tanker have been evacuated after their ship caught fire off the Nigerian coast.

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Report: Turkish Sailors Kidnapped off Nigeria Freed


Ten Turkish sailors, who had been kidnapped off Nigeria in mid-July, were released on August 9. 

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Breaking Wave Injures Four Aboard Bulk Carrier


The injured seafarers are now reported to be in stable conditions.

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Namibia Inaugurates Chinese-Built Container Terminal

Port of Walvis Bay container terminal

Works on the expansion of the terminal started in 2014

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Containership Collides with Ferry off Morocco's Tangier Med

Carolina Star

Both vessels sustained damages above the waterline.

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Djibouti's Breakdown of Rule of Law Threatens Investment


DP World: Djibouti's recent action to denounce the Rule of Law is threatening any investment in the country.

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VesselsValue: 201 Cargo Ships Scrapped in First Half of 2019

The number of containerships scrapped in 1H 2019 rose by 379 percent, compared to 1H 2019.

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South Africa: Key Legislation Needed Ahead of Sulphur Cap


A key instrument in the process is a yet non-existent but crucially important piece of legislation.

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Total to Develop LNG Import Floating Terminal in Benin


Total, the Republic of Benin and SBEE have deals for the development of an LNG import floating terminal.

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Turkish Crew Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria

Piracy off Nigerian coast

The pirates are still holding 10 of the ship's 18 crew.

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Nigeria Introduces New Bill to Tackle Rampant Piracy

Nigeria anti-piracy

The bill empowers authorities to seize vessels used by pirates anywhere in Nigeria and in international waters.

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IMB: West African Waters World’s Worst for Pirate Attacks


Of the 75 seafarers taken hostage worldwide so far this year, 62 were captured in the Gulf of Guinea.

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SAMSA Investigating Bunker Spill off Ngqura Port

Chrysanthi S.

The incident occurred during a fuel transfer operation to the Liberia-flagged MV Chrysanthi S.

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Int'l Tribunal Orders Nigeria to Free Swiss Tanker, Crew


Tribunal: Nigeria should release a Swiss tanker and its crew after Switzerland provides relevant guarantees.

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Abu Dhabi, Mauritius Ink Cooperation Deal

Abu Dhabi Ports, Mauritius Ports Authority sign MoU

Abu Dhabi Ports, Mauritius Ports Authority aim to enhance the maritime sector across the Indian Ocean.

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TangerMed, Maersk Open New Container Terminal in Morocco

APM Terminals Medport Tangier

APM Terminals Medport Tangier container terminal has officially opened its doors.

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