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Cargo dissolves as salvors focus on seeling fuel tanks on grounded Ultrabulk MPP

Tradewinds 17 Jul 2024
... Ultrabulk-controlled multi-purpose general cargo ship that grounded on the west coast of South Africa during a storm last week.
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Cargo dissolves as salvors focus on sealing fuel tanks on grounded Ultrabulk ship

Tradewinds 17 Jul 2024
... on Ultrabulk-controlled multi-purpose general cargo ship that grounded on the west coast of South Africa during a storm last week.
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Salvage efforts and environmental concerns for grounded MV Ultra Galaxy

SAFETY4SEA 17 Jul 2024
According to South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), calmer weather pockets near South Africa’s western coast have provided a crucial boost to salvage efforts for the MV Ultra Galaxy, a ...
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Boosting African Port Efficiency: Stakeholders conclude key African Development Bank workshop on Connectivity Portal

Capital Ethiopia 16 Jul 2024
These recommendations are expected to significantly impact the maritime sector in Africa, improving port operations and reducing logistics costs.
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Long-Lost Ship Found in the Desert Laden With Gold

Greek Reporter 15 Jul 2024
Dr Noli, the chief archeologist of the Southern Africa Institute of Maritime Archaeological Research, said recently the coastline was notorious for storms so finding a shipwreck was hardly surprising.
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China and Poland launch regular railway line between Beijing and Warsaw, the “Silk Road” at ...

The Liberty Beacon 11 Jul 2024
... slowing down global maritime transport ... around ten days, is favourable to them in comparison with the maritime routes passing through the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa), which can take up to 50 days.
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Guangdong to expand cooperation with Africa

China Daily 10 Jul 2024
"We will support the establishment of friendly relations between relevant ports on both sides, increase maritime routes and promote the expansion of more air routes from Guangdong to Africa," Wang said.
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Filipino crew rescued from listing vessel near Cape Town

Splash24/7 10 Jul 2024
An 18-strong crew has been rescued after evacuating in a life raft from the general cargo vessel Ultra Galaxy, listing in the Atlantic Ocean near South Africa. According to the South African Maritime ...
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ASRY backs second FPSO Africa Congress

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 09 Jul 2024
Its second edition was held in Cape Town, South Africa, last June, and witnessed a record number of participants from the leading global companies in the logistics, maritime shipping, and energy sectors.
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Crew Abandons Listing Cargo Ship as Storms Hit Shipping Off South Africa

The Maritime Executive 09 Jul 2024
The South Africa Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) received a signal at 0300 local time from an EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) which was determined to be coming from the cargo ship Ultra Galaxy (13,800 dwt).
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IMO Technical Cooperation Committee Advances Capacity Development Strategy

MarineLink 08 Jul 2024
The Committee requested the Secretariat to work on a proposal for the expansion of the existing output on ‘Global maritime training institutions’, to be submitted to TC 75 for approval ... Global maritime training institutions.
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Saudi Arabia Aims to Begin Shipbuilding This Year

Khaleej Mag 08 Jul 2024
International Maritime Industries (IMI) ... At the heart of this endeavor lies the International Maritime Industries (IMI), which boasts the largest shipyard in the Middle East and North Africa, covering an impressive 12 million square meters.
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Land routes across Africa are twice as deadly for migrants as Mediterranean voyages, UN estimates

Times Union 05 Jul 2024
refugee and migration agencies and the Mixed Migration Centre research group estimated that land routes in Africa are twice as deadly as the sea lanes across the Mediterranean — which is the deadliest maritime route for migrants in the world.
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Land routes across Africa deadly for migrants: UN

Taipei Times 05 Jul 2024
... Migration Centre research group estimated that land routes in Africa are twice as deadly as the sea lanes across the Mediterranean — which is the deadliest maritime route for migrants in the world.
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Navigating challenges in the evolution of logistics, supply operations at SA’s ports

Independent online (SA) 05 Jul 2024
South Africa’s ports, much like their global counterparts, stand poised to write the next chapter in the story of maritime evolution, as they navigate the waves of change with a keen eye on the horizon.
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