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'Future Ports - Sustainable Development' discussion at ports and harbours show

At the Africa Ports and Harbours Show, Mike Pinkney, global maritime skills leader of Arup London, will present a round table discussion on 'Future Ports - Sustainable Development' at 2pm on 2 July 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre.

26 Jun 2014 14:15

DHL releases 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report - logistics vital for success

DHL has released its 'Global E-Tailing 2025' report, which analyses the role that e-commerce will play in consumers' lives in the year 2025, and how it will influence consumerism, retailing and logistics.

Hoffmann re-elected to international tribunal

South Africa's Judge Albert Hoffmann has been re-elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).

13 Jun 2014 10:05

Businesses should capitalise on Africa's rising opportunities

As Africa is home to seven of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world, the continent is fast becoming top of mind for many global businesses.

6 Jun 2014 10:27

Lack of SA luxury cruise ships hurts tourism revenue

Holidaymakers looking to celebrate Christmas and New Year at the coast will this year have the option of joining Cruises International's first round-trip cruise holiday along the South African coastline.

By Thabiso Mochiko 28 May 2014 06:03

Imperial Health Sciences builds US $20-million warehouse in Kenya

Imperial Health Sciences announced late last week, the development of a new, state-of-the-art pharmaceutical storage and distribution facility in Nairobi, Kenya. The US$20-million investment is in response to the pressing need for improvements in the delivery of healthcare products in East Africa.

27 May 2014 10:03

Ghana maritime trade offers opportunities for SA firms

According to the Ghana Shippers Authority, in 2013, Ghana recorded over 21.5 million tons of maritime trade through the two ports in Tema and Takoradi, an increase of 10.7%, compared to 2012. Total imports for the review period was 10.4% more than was obtained in 2012. Total exports also increased by about 11.7% over the 2012 tonnage.

8 May 2014 15:20

Petrol price to drop by 15 cents

A litre of petrol will decrease by 15 cents in Gauteng as of Wednesday, 7 May 2014, the Energy Department said on Friday.

5 May 2014 14:24

Matrix continues to navigate the path of innovation

The relaunch of the Matrix brand early in 2013, positioned the major industry player as not just another tracking product but rather a brand focused on personal safety, convenience and one that is 'right by your side'.

Issued by Matrix 19 Mar 2014 12:39

China wins lion's share of Transnet's R50bn train tender

China's two largest rolling-stock manufacturers are the biggest winners of a R50bn deal to manufacturer more than 1000 locomotives for Transnet‚ confirming South Africa's preference for doing business with members of Brics.

By Razina Munshi and Mark Allix 18 Mar 2014 16:39

Don't forget to fill up

The petrol price will rise by 36c/l at midnight tonight.

4 Mar 2014 15:50

Imperial buys Nigerian pharmaceutical distributor

Eco Health, a leading pharmaceutical distributor in Nigeria, has sold 53% of its company for US$74 million in cash to Imperial Logistics, a wholly owned division of Imperial Holdings.

27 Feb 2014 10:46

'Solutions sought for high port tariffs'

Companies in the shipping industry and port authorities are seeking to resolve the challenges that South Africa's high port tariffs represent and to make it easier to do business in the country‚ says Maersk South Africa's Fred Jacobs.

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 11 Feb 2014 08:20

New seafreight solution for pharmaceutical industry

Imperial Health Sciences, in partnership with global ocean freight specialist Yusen Logistics, has announced the launch of temperature controlled sea freight consolidation service to southern Africa for the pharmaceutical industry. This weekly service kicked off in January with solutions for East and West Africa to follow later in 2014.

7 Feb 2014 11:31

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