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  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Safmarine has announced the appointment of Grant Daly as its new CEO, effective February 1, 2012. South African-born Daly, currently Safmarine’s Head of MPV (Multi-Purpose Vessel) unit, replaces Tomas Dyrbye, who has been Safmarine’s CEO for the past two and a half years. Daly joined Safmarine 17 years ago after graduating from the University of […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Safmarine Chachai, a new 4500 teu, Safmarine-branded WAFMAX containership, was delivered to Safmarine on Monday 21 May, 2012. The Safmarine Chachai – which features Safmarine’s distinctive bright white hull – joins her sister-ships, the Safmarine Chilka and Safmarine Chambal, in the A.P Moller-Maersk fleet. “Not only has this modern new vessel been purpose-built for the […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Safmarine Chachai, a new 4500 TEU, Safmarine-branded WAFMAX containership, was delivered to Safmarine on  Monday 21 May, 2012. The Safmarine Chachai – which features Safmarine’s distinctive bright white hull – joins her sister-ships, the Safmarine Chilka and Safmarine Chambal, in the A.P Moller-Maersk fleet. The Safmarine Chachai– which has a crew complement of nineteen (officers, […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Safmarine Sahara – Safmarine’s second newly-built, owned multi-purpose vessel (MPV) – was officially named on Friday (February 10, 2012) in Savannah, Georgia, USA. The vessel, built at the Wuhu Xinlian Shipyard in China in 2010, is currently deployed on Safmarine’s MPV trade between North America and West Africa. Mrs Anita Edmondson, Director of International […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Shipping line Safmarine has taken delivery of the 4500 teu Safmarine Chilka, the first of three new Safmarine-branded WAFMAX containerships to join the A.P Moller-Maersk fleet in 2012. The vessel has been purpose-built for the trade with Africa and has been deployed on the Far East – Africa trade. The Safmarine Chilka – which has […]

  • 3 July 2009

    Safmarine has enhanced its existing Safari (Southern Africa–Far East) service with the introduction of a new string dedicated to the Indian Ocean Islands and Mozambique. According to Safmarine’s SA Trades Executive, Alex de Bruyn: ”Our new Safari 3 string will complement Safmarine’s existing service offering and market coverage of Southern Africa. Not only will it […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Shipping line Safmarine has taken delivery of the 4500 teu Safmarine Chilka, the first of three new Safmarine-branded WAFMAX containerships to join the A.P Moller-Maersk fleet in 2012. The vessel has been purpose-built for the trade with Africa and has been deployed on the Far East – Africa trade. The Safmarine Chilka – which has […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Safmarine, regional shipping specialist, says that its investment in six new multi-purpose vessels (MPVs) is a clear indication of the company’s long term commitment to the breakbulk and project cargo market. The company’s six new, modern, 18 000 dwt vessels have a lift capacity of 150 tons, more than 100 reefer plugs, box-shaped holds and tween […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Steamship company Safmarine held a naming ceremony in Savannah for its newest vessel, the Sahara, last Friday. Built at the Wuhu Xinlian Shipyard in China, the ship is Safmarine’s second newly-built multi-purpose vessel (MPV), which allows the service to handle both containerized and break bulk cargo. “We are pleased they have chosen to celebrate with […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Safmarine, on 3rd October 2011, announces the intention to integrate its internal support and management functions into those of its sister company Maersk Line. Merging such internal support functions and central management involves the closure of Safmarine’s Antwerp head office and regional offices in Antwerp, Shanghai, Dubai, Cape Town, and Mumbai, along with centre […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Business & Finance

      Steamship company Safmarine held a naming ceremony in Savannah for its newest vessel, the Sahara, Friday. Built at the Wuhu Xinlian Shipyard in China, the ship is Safmarine’s second newly-built multi-purpose vessel (MPV), which allows the service to handle both containerized and break bulk cargo. “We are pleased they have chosen to celebrate with […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Safmarine, regional shipping specialist, says that its investment in six new multi-purpose vessels (MPVs) is a clear indication of the company’s long term commitment to the breakbulk and project cargo market. The company’s six new, modern, 18 000 dwt vessels have a lift capacity of 150 tons, more than 100 reefer plugs, box-shaped holds and tween […]

  • 5 March 2019

    Two Post-Panamax containerships were damaged in a collision at Busan New Port on March 2.

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The fire on board Maersk Line’s Safmarine Meru containership is under control, with external firefighting operations concluded, Maersk Line said in an update. The fire broke out after Safmarine Meru collided with a German-owned container vessel Northen Jasper some 120 nautical miles East of Ningbo on May 7, 2016 while the 2006-built boxship was en route from Qingdao to Ningbo in China. As […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam-based container line NileDutch has acquired the Europe to West Africa services and operations from Safmarine MPV, a multi-purpose vessel business owned by Maersk Line. NileDutch will continue Safmarine’s Europe to West Africa services when the company’s vessels start sailing on the route in April. The service will focus on Europe – West Africa trade, as direct calls from […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A fire broke out aboard the Safmarine Meru containership after it collided with a German-owned container vessel Northen Jasper some 120 nautical miles East of Ningbo. Shortly after, a crew of 22 people were evacuated from the Maersk Line-owned Safmarine Meru as it suffered severe damage, according to the owner of the vessel. The collision occurred in the evening hours […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Amid growing security issues spurred by the crisis in Libya, U.A.E. port authorities issued instructions to cease loading containers for export and transshipment bound for Libyan ports, effective immediately, Danish-headquartered shipping company Safmarine said. “As advised by the port authorities, containers bound for Libya will be held at the port and will not be loaded on the […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers-Linie, which specialises in worldwide project and heavy lift liner services, continues to streamline operations and improve its global organisation. Robert Sappio, who has been heading Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc since September 2012, will step down from the position of President and CEO effective 1 July 2014. However, he will remain connected to the company as […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Safmarine Meru containership, which was hit by a fire over the weekend, has arrived alongside at the Meishan container terminal in the Port of Ningbo, China on May 13 at 11.10 hours CET, according to the vessel’s owner Maersk Line. The arrival concluded a towing voyage of 78 nautical miles from the incident site East […]

  • 17 July 2006

    SALVORS, fearing that the stricken Safmarine Agulhas lodged just metres off East London harbour

  • 1 July 2006

    The fuel removal operation with respect to the grounded container ship Safmarine Agulhas began yesterday and to date approximately 120 tonnes of fuel has been pumped from the vessel into rail tank cars located on the Western Breakwater in the Port of East London. The vessel ran aground shortly after exiting the Port of East […]

  • 7 August 2006

    THE doomed Safmarine Agulhas has finally snapped in two on the western breakwater of the East London harbour. South African Maritime Safety Association (Samsa) spokesperson Captain Peter Kroon said the 17000-ton ship