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PE court declares arrest of ship with Saharan phosphate cargo valid

The cargo on board a ship arrested in the Port Elizabeth harbour will remain in South Africa pending further legal action to determine its rightful ownership...

2 days ago

High-tech diamond mining vessel starts operations

Debmarine's newest diamond mining vessel, SS Nujoma, has started operations after being commissioned in Walvis Bay last week.

2 days ago

Export orders, container shipping on the rise

Stronger global trade is expected this year and as reported by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), indicators like export orders and container shipping are on the rise at the beginning of 2017...

3 days ago

Cape Town releases draft Harbour By-law for public comment

The City of Cape Town has released its draft Harbour By-law for the public to comment and submit their comments before 8 July 2017...

13 Jun 2017

Dar es Salaam Port savours double delight

With the transport sector still savouring the expected benefits of the announced scrapping of VAT on transit cargo, a move that is likely to increase volume of consignments at the Dar es Salaam Port, the harbour has received yet another shot in the arm...

By Mariam Said 13 Jun 2017

Africa collaborates to develop maritime economy

At the recent Nor-shipping Conference in Oslo, Norway SAMSA used the opportunity to showcase the vast potential that lies within South Africa's fast-growing oceans economy...

9 Jun 2017

Grindrod CEO taking early retirement in July

Transport and logistics group Grindrod has announced that CEO Alan Olivier would take early retirement in July after 10 years at the helm...

3 Jun 2017

UMBILO tug launched in Durban

The port of Durban will soon take delivery of its first new tug (named UMBILO) - the sixth of nine new vessels to roll off the production line in the port city of Durban, on time and within budget...

29 May 2017

Australia unveils massive shipbuilding plan

SYDNEY, Australia: Australia revealed details of a massive shipbuilding strategy on Tuesday, its largest peacetime naval investment...

17 May 2017

TNPA, Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo to build liquid bulk terminal

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has appointed Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo Holdings to plan, fund, construct, maintain, and operate a new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port of Ngqura...

10 May 2017

China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier

BEIJING, China: China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, state media said on Wednesday, as the country seeks to transform its navy...

28 Apr 2017

MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD

Not long after appointing Ross Volk to the position of managing director of MSC Cruises South Africa, the company has also announced that it will be introducing the MSC Meraviglia...

By Angie White 24 Apr 2017

Unleashing Africa 4.0 through innovation

How to unleash the potential of Africa 4.0 and the potential of emerging technologies to benefit the continent, through innovation and co-creation...

By Saidah Nash Carter 24 Apr 2017

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International

Qantas reveals names for its Dreamliner fleet

Qantas has revealed the names for its fleet of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. More than 60,000 suggestions were put forward and 45,000 votes cast in selecting the names of the aircraft.

3 hours ago

Struggling Air Berlin eyes Lufthansa as possible partner

BERLIN, Germany: Ailing German airline Air Berlin said on Wednesday that it was open to working with Lufthansa, as it struggled to stem heavy losses.

8 Jun 2017

Egypt to suspend air links with Qatar from today

Egypt said it will suspend air links with Qatar from Tuesday, 6 June 2017, after it and other Arab states cut diplomatic ties with the Gulf emirate and accused it of supporting extremism.

6 Jun 2017

Etihad Airways chosen as official airline partner for 2019 Special Olympic World Summer Games

Etihad Airways has been announced as the official airline partner of the 2019 Special Olympic World Summer Games. The announcement, attended by Special Olympic athletes from the UAE and Etihad Airways Emirati cadet pilots, was marked by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by His Excellency Mohamad Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Etihad Aviation Group board, and His Excellency Mohamad Abdulla Al Junaibi, Chairman of the Higher Committee of the Special Olympics World Summer Games.

26 May 2017

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