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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...

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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

Annual ports and terminal operations conference kicks off

Intermodal Africa, described as the continent's biggest annual container ports and terminal operations exhibition and conference, kicks off today, 18 April 2017 in Cape Town...

18 Apr 2017

First 'Silk Road' train from Britain leaves for China

STANFORD-LE-HOPE, England: The first-ever freight train from Britain to China started its mammoth journey on Monday along a modern-day "Silk Road" trade route...

12 Apr 2017

Top 25 fastest growing logistics companies in India

MUMBAI, India: CEO Magazine has released its top 25 list of fastest growing companies serving the logistics ecosystem in India...

3 Apr 2017

SAIMI appoints Vanessa Davidson as deputy CEO

The South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) has appointed Vanessa Davidson as deputy chief executive officer (CEO) in charge of strategic projects...

30 Mar 2017

South African reefer market soars due to high fruit demand

Even though 2016 saw the South African reefer (refrigerated cargo solutions) market contract by about 3%, refrigerated container trade still makes up about 19% of total SA container exports...

29 Mar 2017

Port of Cape Town undergoes R15m maintenance dredging

A R15m maintenance dredging campaign by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)'s Dredging Services division will see the restoration of the design depths inside Duncan dock at the Port of Cape Town...

28 Mar 2017

New research vessel explores oceans for the sake of better marine resources management

"This new vessel allows us to improve research and activities where marine observations are extremely limited, and better understand the impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems and our oceans."

28 Mar 2017

Row over R18m damage to ship in Cape dry dock

A 2400-TON ship is at the centre of a row over R18-million damage it sustained in an embarrassing dry dock blunder at the Cape Town harbour...

21 Mar 2017

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International

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.

3 days ago

RwandAir launches flights to London

RwandAir will today, 26 May 2017, take off for the first direct commercial flight to Gatwick International Airport in London.

By Peterson Tumwebaze 3 days ago

Boeing strengthens partnership with Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: New defense and commercial agreements will reportedly strengthen Boeing's partnership with Saudi Arabia, create or sustain thousands of jobs in both the United States and Saudi Arabia, and enhance national security in the region.

25 May 2017

Etihad Airways goes all-A380 on Abu Dhabi - Sydney route

As Etihad Airways marks the 10th anniversary of flying to Sydney, its first Australian destination, it has announced that all 14 weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi - Sydney route will be operated with its flagship A380 aircraft, effective 29 October. The current daily A380 Sydney flights will be joined by a second daily superjumbo service.

3 May 2017

Alitalia shareholders approve administration move

ROME, Italy: Shareholders in Alitalia voted unanimously Tuesday to place the company into "extraordinary administration" as efforts continue to find a buyer and stave off liquidation for the troubled airline.

3 May 2017

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