Africa – Page 3

  • sand bypass system
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    Ngqura dredging system protects environment

    2019-04-23T12:34:00Z

    South Africa’s Port of Ngqura is helping ensure operational safety and protect the environment as the first port in the world to have a fixed jet pump sand bypass system for dredging.

  • Port of Annaba
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    Waste at sea training for Algerian ports

    2019-04-15T11:02:00Z

    International Maritime Organisation (IMO) training on the international treaty covering waste dumping at sea has been provided for Algerian government officials and participants from shipping companies and port authorities.

  • Terma Port
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    Sustainable port development in Ghana

    2019-02-08T16:49:00Z

    Port development in Africa has continued to gain momentum as countries on the continent launch new constructions or expand and rehabilitate existing ones amid concerns about the true impact of these projects, both on land and on the quality of the marine environment. Shem Oirere reports

  • Port Said
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    Port Said to tackle oil waste

    2019-02-01T09:57:00Z

    Ecoslops and the Suez Canal Economic Zone have formed an agreement to establish a collection, reception and treatment unit for maritime oil waste in Egypt’s Port Said to help tackle ship pollution.

  • Peter Brady
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    African states show environmental progress

    2018-10-11T14:11:00Z

    African states have been praised in working together towards meeting international environmental targets by the Maritime Authority of Jamaica’s director general at the fourth meeting of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA).

  • The dredging of the entrance channel and turning basin of Dar es Salaam port will help reduce the dwell time of vessels Photo: TPA
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    Climate-smart port design

    2018-09-11T11:09:00Z

    Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) is striving to reduce pollution levels at the country''s largest port of Dar es Salaam through a long term $345 million expansion and rehabilitation initiative known as Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project, writes Shem Oirere

  • Port Elizabeth has gained notoriety for its waste management plan Photo: Wikipedia/Frans-Banja Mulder CC BY 3.0
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    Spearheading tackling marine waste

    2018-04-18T08:52:00Z

    Five years ago, South Africa’s Port Elizabeth Harbour was named the third safest of country’s eight commercial ports in terms of security, an achievement it now appears determined to replicate in its environmental protection programme, writes Shem Oirere.

  • DP World is focusing on creating more efficient supply chains in Africa
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    Enhancing sustainable supply chains in Africa

    2017-11-06T10:50:00Z

    New commerce and tech innovation are the key create better supply chains and reach the region’s true trade potential says DP World.

  • The new area will be created over a 10km stretch of coast in front of Luanda
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    Royal HaskoningDHV reclamation project

    2017-04-10T12:33:00Z

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded a major design project for reclamation and shore protection in Angola’s capital city.

  • The Port of Tangier Med has been awarded EcoPort status by the ESPO
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    Tangier Med awarded EcoPort status in African first

    2016-03-15T09:45:00Z

    The port of Tangier Med in Morocco has been awarded the certification ‘EcoPort’ by the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO).

  • News

    APM Terminals Mumbai goes paperless

    2016-02-18T12:55:00Z

    APM Terminals Mumbai is now providing shipping lines with the required Export Form 13 for export containers entering the terminal by truck electronically.

  • The challenge in Africa will be to achieve future growth with sustainability of operations
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    Growing African ports sustainably

    2015-10-12T17:45:00Z

    The Transnet Port Terminals chief executive, Karl Socikwa, says that economic growth prospects for Africa will present both opportunities and challenges – not least in terms of sustainability.

  • The African ports sector is working hard to build capacity through promoting environmental management
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    Homing in on environmental management

    2015-05-27T11:49:00Z

    The African ports sector is working hard to build capacity through promoting environmental management and enhanced performance through education, exchange of knowledge and experience, and collaborative research.

  • News

    Nigerian port project

    2014-10-08T15:57:00Z

    The Nigerian president has inaugurated Phase 4 of the country’s $204m Onne Port Complex.

  • From the outset, it was clear that the six year project at Durban was not likely to be a smooth and simple process
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    Durban Container Terminal development still on

    2014-01-20T15:20:00Z

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) says that the plan to lengthen and deepen Durban harbour is still on, despite media reports that it has come under fire from environmental organisations.

  • Beira's coal links are under threat from poor infrastructure, political struggles and climate change
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    A ‘window of opportunity’ for Beira

    2013-11-26T20:30:00Z

    The port city of Beira holds a good spot as it sits where the Pungue River meets the Indian Ocean, but growth and climate change issues are having an impact, writes Stevie Knight.

  • IBIA calls on South Africa to develop its bunker market
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    South African bunkering market

    2013-08-29T09:44:00Z

    The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has called on the South African government to realise the potential of the ship refuelling market to help support regeneration in the industry.

  • Apapa – creating a sustainability blueprint for Africa
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    Blueprint for Africa

    2013-07-29T10:48:00Z

    Five new eco-friendly rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) will be delivered to APM Terminals Apapa as part of a US$135m terminal upgrade within a month.

  • Port Louis Harbour aerial view
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    Port Louis Harbour energy efficiency

    2013-05-07T20:30:00Z

    The Island of Mauritius, which is located some 2,000 km off the Eastern coast of Africa, is volcanic and surrounded by more than 150 km of white sandy beaches. It’s adorned by a transparent lagoon which is protected from the open sea by the world''s third largest coral reef. Kailash ...

  • So far, there has been no improvement in the port of Pointe Noire regarding the oil contamination
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    Oil pollution at Pointe Noire restricts vessel traffic

    2013-02-05T14:03:00Z

    In the past few months, there have been severe pollution problems in the port of Pointe-Noire, in Congo, which means that vessels calling at the port continue to have their hulls contaminated.