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Transnet tugboat project progresses on time

Construction work on nine tugboats for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) at the Southern African Shipyards premises in Durban is well under way...

7 May 2015 08:56

Automated mooring system will improve port efficiency

The automated mooring system at the Port of Ngqura, a deep water port 20km north east of Port Elizabeth, is poised to improve port efficiency and safety, cementing the port's position as a leading transshipment hub for the sub-Saharan region...

4 May 2015 08:47

115 graduate after intensive Transnet maritime training

More than 100 graduates have celebrated the completion of their training at Transnet's specialist academy for maritime skills...

24 Apr 2015 07:43

We need a watertight plan to float our boats

Plans to rescue South Africa's floundering shipbuilding industry were outlined at a presidential maritime imbizo in Durban on Tuesday, 7 April...

9 Apr 2015 07:37

Farewell to MSC Opera, MSC Sinfonia returns

South Africans say a final farewell to MSC Opera on 28 March 2015, as the popular vessel departs Cape Town and makes its way to Venice, Italy...

17 Mar 2015 12:44

Port Ngqura creates jobs

The Port of Ngqura has managed to create over 800 permanent jobs in the Eastern Cape, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Monday...

10 Mar 2015 09:24

Road is still king of freight

Freight movers in SA still prefer road transport to rail to transport goods locally, hindering Transnet's efforts to get rail-friendly cargo off the roads...

By Andiswa Maqutu 27 Jan 2015 16:28

Transnet Ports announces R9.65bn in infrastructure projects at Saldanha

The Transnet National Port Authority (TNPA) on Monday, 26 January, announced R9.65bn in infrastructure projects at Saldanha Bay, which will enhance its ability to service the offshore oil and gas industry...

By Linda Ensor 27 Jan 2015 08:07

Adaption and evolution are key when creating resilient supply chains in Africa

Business decision-makers should be asking themselves how they can respond quickly to fast-changing customer demand, how they can contain or reduce escalating costs and how they can enter emerging markets without substantially increasing their risk...

16 Jan 2015 12:44

Eastern Cape to become hub of maritime economy

With thousands of kilometres of coastline, South Africa is in a prime position to maximise on its 'blue gold', but no area so much as the Eastern Cape...

By Mfundo Piti 15 Jan 2015 10:19

Rapid-launch boats could sink pirates

Pirates' boats terrorise other vessels on the ocean because of their ability to outmanoeuvre and outrun bigger ships. But this could all become a thing of the past.

9 Dec 2014 10:33

Ngqura set to be Africa transhipment hub

Targeting handling one million containers this year, the Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT) is well on the way towards positioning itself as the main transhipment hub in Africa...

By Allan Williams 26 Nov 2014 09:43

Citizens benefit from sub-Saharan globalisation

DHL has released its Global Connectedness Index (GCI) 2014, which is a detailed analysis of the state of globalisation around the world...

18 Nov 2014 10:37

Ship loses 23 cargo containers near PE

Several containers fell overboard from a ship anchored just outside the Port Elizabeth harbour at the weekend.

By Lee-Anne Butler 17 Nov 2014 19:19

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