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Graduates sail into new careers

It is plain sailing into a maritime career for 81 students who graduated from freight and logistics parastatal Transnet's Maritime School of Excellence in Port Elizabeth...

By Shaun Gillham 3 days ago

Maersk Line eyeing German acquisition: report

The container shipping unit of Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk refused to comment on a report that it was mulling an acquisition of German peer Hamburg Sud...

30 Nov 2016

Transnet partners with GE Transportation to digitise SA supply chain

Transnet, the custodian of South Africa's rail, ports and pipeline networks, has partnered with GE Transportation...

17 Nov 2016

Have you planned for imports ahead of the 2017 Chinese New Year?

For any business working with China, it becomes imperative to understand and manage the shut-down period during Chinese New Year to ensure no risk to their business or production cycle...

15 Nov 2016

ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...

11 Nov 2016

Uninsured SMEs vulnerable in shipping industry

Small businesses that ship goods as a once-off without proper insurance in place are often unaware that one major incident at sea could potentially put them out of business...

9 Nov 2016

Weak consumer demand hinders container trade performance

According to the 2016 Q3 Maersk Trade Report, expectations that the container market would experience growth during the third quarter of the year have not been realised...

8 Nov 2016

Multimodal West Africa draws industry to Lagos in January

Thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry will meet for the Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference in Lagos from 24-26 January 2017...

7 Nov 2016

#APE2016: Thinking 'out the port'

"Africa needs to think 'out the port', we need to develop the entire value chain, including the hinterland infrastructure, and customs need to see themselves as trade facilitators."

2 Nov 2016

Port of Durban open to public for arrival of MSC Sinfonia

Ushering in the start of the 2016/17 cruise season, MSC SINFONIA will be the first arrival at the Port of Durban in the early hours of 1 November. To ensure that the public is able to share in the moment, TNPA has arranged...

31 Oct 2016

SA ports getting ready for a busy 2016/17 cruise season

With at least 14 luxury cruise lines and 20 vessels of all sizes set to ferry domestic and international tourists across the country's port cities, SA's ports are getting ready for another busy cruise season...

28 Oct 2016

Port projects flexible to accommodate changes in market

To meet the current economic climate, TNPA built flexibility into the tender specifications for Operation Phakisa's new build projects at its ports...

28 Oct 2016

Intra-Africa trade and investment key to the growth of Africa

The future for sustainable growth and development of Africa depends on increasing the levels of intra-Africa trade and investment within the African continent...

28 Oct 2016

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