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Port of PE home to newest merchant ship on SA Ships Register

The Port of Port Elizabeth is the home port of the third ship registered on the South African Ships Register. Oil tanker MT LEFKAS docked at the port's berth 100 on...

15 Jul 2016

Container terminals swap Straddle Carriers ahead of wind and reefer season

In support of Durban Container Terminal, TPT Cape Town Management has accepted an opportunity to swap four Terex Diesel Electric Straddle Carriers for six...

14 Jul 2016

TPT GM of the Eastern Cape a titan in business

Transnet Port Terminal's GM of the Eastern Cape, Siya Mhlaluka, has been recognised at the Titans Building Nations awards for his contribution in the Public Enterprises category...

12 Jul 2016

Watchdog probes Transnet for excessive pricing and preferential treatment

The Competition Commission is investigating Transnet for "excessive pricing" in port charges and the preferential treatment of some clients...

By Andiswa Maqutu 8 Jul 2016

Second new TNPA tug sets sail for Port Elizabeth

QUNU, the latest of TNPA's nine new tugboats set sail for the Port of Port Elizabeth from the Durban premises of Southern African Shipyards...

8 Jul 2016

Nigeria: ports received 5,090 ships in 2015 - report

The annual report of 2015 released by the Nigerian Ports Authority showed that all the ports recorded a decrease in gross tonnage of cargos received...

By Simon Echewofun Sunday 7 Jul 2016

N$958 million dual carriageways for the coast

Two frequently used roads between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund - the B2 highway and the MR44 behind the dunes - will soon undergo a massive transformation...

By Eveline De Klerk 6 Jul 2016

Unlocking Africa's economic potential

There are fewer than fifty landlocked countries in the world but no less than ten form an interconnected chain...

By Aboubaker Omar Hadi 1 Jul 2016

TPT's Cape Town Terminals wins PMR Africa Awards

TPT's Cape Town Terminals were recognised for their contributions to the Western Cape region and was presented the Diamond Arrow award as well as...

1 Jul 2016

Efficient maritime shipping key in addressing a growing Africa's climate challenges

In the ongoing need for economic development in Africa, the aim should be to reduce CO2 emissions while increasing trade and economic opportunities...

28 Jun 2016

Paying attention to mediation clauses in shipping contracts

Parties to a shipping agreement, such as a contract of carriage or charter, should pay very careful attention to the wording of the mediation clause included in the shipping contract, if they agree that they wish to refer any future or existing disputes to mediation...

By Lana Jacobs 27 Jun 2016

Maersk to mull splitting group under new CEO

Danish oil and shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk said it is considering splitting the group into several separate companies, as it named a new chief executive...

27 Jun 2016

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