Logistics Trends 2016

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NAMC, DAFF releases TradeProbe

The TradeProbe is a joint initiative by the NAMC and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries...

17 hours ago

Fairseas takes over SafmarineMPV multipurpose service

Multipurpose operator SafmarineMPV has sold its South Africa to West Africa multipurpose service to Cape Town-based Fairseas International.

1 day ago

2016 maritime cadets take to the sea

The first intake of the National Cadet Programme will be heading out to sea in a few weeks, marking the next step in their path towards becoming global seafarers...

4 Feb 2016

Safety reigns at Maydon Wharf Berth reconstruction

Transnet Capital Projects has achieved a safety milestone of 1,000,000 man hours without a Lost Time Injury on reconstructing and deepening the Maydon Wharf Berth...

2 Feb 2016

DRA announces acquisition of RLH Consulting Engineers

DRA engineering company has purchased Cape Town-based ports and harbour engineering company, RLH Consulting Engineers. DRA will leverage the wealth of industry experience of key personnel in RLH...

29 Jan 2016

Green light for Durban logistics park

Fortress Income Fund has cleared a significant hurdle in its bid to create a logistics mega-park on the last developable flat land in south Durban...

28 Jan 2016

Growing intra-Africa marine trade needs specialist insurance

The marine cargo industry in Africa is set to enter a boom period over the next few decades. South Africa's ports showed steady growth of marine cargo...

28 Jan 2016

Key trends to shape global logistics

In the midst of all this economic, demographic and technological change, the logistics industry will continue to thrive...

By Charles Brewer 21 Jan 2016

Realising South Africa's seafarer supply potential

According to Daniel Ngubane South Africa has the potential to become a global supplier of high-quality, highly skilled ship's officers...

19 Jan 2016

Five megatrends set to impact your business

There are what research group Frost & Sullivan define as 'megatrends' that demand a different and more strategic approach from business leaders...

By Kate Stubbs 18 Jan 2016

SA bulk exports up 7.3% in 2015 to record 168-million tons

SA's bulk export volumes rose 7.3% in 2015 to a record 168-million tons (Mt) after only a 2.6% gain in 2014 and a 2.8% rise in 2013, data from the TNPA showed...

By Helmo Preuss 11 Jan 2016

Banks keep close eye on effects of drought

Head of Absa's agribusiness centre said the drought was likely to have an effect on its books only around August, as there was still time for recovery if it rained...

11 Jan 2016

Green efficiency key to sustainable global trade

The maritime industry needs to grow responsibly and sustainably...

By Signe Bruun Jensen 5 Jan 2016

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