Grey, sleek, bristling with massive cannon and an assortment of machine guns, the French navy's Commandant Birot is well-equipped to patrol Africa's most dangerous stretches of ocean.
4 Mar 2014 07:00
Grindrod continued to make "meaningful progress" last year in improving and expanding its integrated logistics supply chains along key commodity corridors.
By Mark Allix 3 Mar 2014 06:50
Members of the Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC) Sailing Academy are very proud to take part in the Mykonos Offshore Regatta for the first time this year on the 28 February 2014.
19 Feb 2014 12:49
The cruise industry is looking forward to a new year with great potential - and it's not just a case of wishful thinking. Thanks to more ports, ships, and on-board options, more and more people are trying cruising as it becomes more accessible worldwide.
14 Feb 2014 12:56
Grindrod‚ a JSE-listed freight and logistics service provider‚ through its wholly owned subsidiary Grindrod Mauritius‚ will work with Zambia's Northwest Rail Company to build‚ operate and maintain a new 590km Cape gauge railway from Chingola in the Zambian copperbelt to the Angolan border.
By Mark Allix 5 Feb 2014 07:37
Battle lines are being drawn over who will install additional coal export capacity at the Richards Bay port‚ with the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) and challenger RBTGrindrod both looking to bring in Transnet as a partner.
By Brendan Ryan 3 Feb 2014 12:03
The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) needed an average 8.5% tariff increase from the Ports Regulator this year to afford much-needed capital expenditure of R2.4bn that needs to be spent according to TNPA's chief executive Tau Morwe.
By Linda Ensor 28 Jan 2014 08:29
Traffic through Kenya's port of Mombasa has increased by 7.4% a year over the past 12 years. In 2012, it handled some 19.6 million tons of cargo, of which about 4 million tons were imports and 5 million tons were transit cargo to neighbouring countries.
27 Jan 2014 10:42
LUANDA, ANGOLA: Angolan state oil firm Sonangol said search teams were scouring the Atlantic off the coast of Luanda for a lost Greek oil tanker feared hijacked by pirates.
27 Jan 2014 09:51
The president of the Chamber of Mines‚ Mike Teke‚ has renewed his appeal to Transnet to collaborate with the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) on further expansion to cater for junior black coal miners wanting access to export markets.
By Brendan Ryan 23 Jan 2014 08:47
The Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) shipped a record 70.2m tons (mt) of coal last year‚ passing the 70mt mark for the first time.
By Brendan Ryan 9 Jan 2014 09:25
South Africa-based global pulp, paper and chemical cellulose maker Sappi is to ship all of its dissolving wood pulp exports originating at its Ngodwana mill in Mpumalanga, through DP World Maputo's dedicated container terminal in Mozambique.
By Mark Allix 17 Dec 2013 11:04
With only 14 of the 70 scheduled cruise departures completed in the current South African cruise season, MSC Cruises has announced the success of the season with strong demand still being experienced for cruises between December 2013 and the end of the season in April 2014.
13 Dec 2013 09:45
Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming an increasingly attractive investment frontier. With several of the fastest growing economies located in sub-Saharan Africa, companies from around the world are looking to enter the region in order to escape aggressive competition in their home markets and improve sales.
By James Milne, Sarah O'Carroll and Craig Parker 11 Dec 2013 11:34
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