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MSC Seaview floats out for the ultimate sun and sea cruise experience

MSC Cruises and shipbuilding group, Fincantieri, has celebrated the float out of MSC Seaview, the second of MSC Cruises' Seaside generation of cruise ships...

28 Aug 2017

Female Saldanha marine pilot guiding in the big ships

Port of Saldanha marine pilot, Salmaa Vincent is the first female within Transnet National Ports Authority to hold an Open Licence certification, enabling her to guide the biggest vessels into port...

28 Aug 2017

Twin milestone for KZN ports as TNPA delivers two new tugs

The new Usiba tug was christened and named ahead of its delivery to the Port of Richards bay while the Port of Durban took delivery of its Umbilo tug, seeing TNPA celebrate a twin milestone for its KZN ports..

24 Aug 2017

Bright future awaits Tanga Port ahead of oil pipeline

Tanga Port looks forward to a bright future, projecting to serve over five times the current consignment as a result of the planned implementation of various construction projects...

By Bernard Lugongo 21 Aug 2017

#FreshConnections: The realities of trading in Africa

It's often agreed that the trickiest part of the supply chain is not the sourcing, but getting the product to the consumer...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Aug 2017

Three ways to improve commercial shipping's environmental footprint

While it's an essential part of international trade, shipping also poses serious risks to the environment. There are some immediate solutions to this problem that use existing technology...

By Martina Doblin 16 Aug 2017

Durban Cruise Terminal could be just what the African cruise industry needs

“This won't be any old cruise terminal, it will be a new and iconic structure in Durban, with international-class cruise facilities that link up with existing tourist attractions...”

14 Aug 2017

Using IoT smartly, turning data into decision making

“The technologies to dramatically improve business and supply chain performance are readily available... The remaining challenge is to do it well and use it to your advantage."

14 Aug 2017

Every summer, Spain hosts annual exodus to North Africa

Millions of people from France, Belgium and Italy cross Spain every summer to spend their holidays with family in North Africa. This year, close to three million are expected to make the trip there and back...

3 Aug 2017

Transnet National Ports Authority appoints first woman chief exec

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has appointed Shulami Qalinge as its chief executive (CE) - the company's first female CE...

1 Aug 2017

Roads set to boost intra-regional trade in Africa

The initial free trade agreement between 26 Africans countries was recently signed in Uganda. Transport infrastructure will be a vital ingredient in this agreement...

31 Jul 2017

Lagos ports resume 24-hour operations

To comply with the presidential directive on the resumption of 24-hour port operations in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has commenced a 24-hour turnaround time...

By Yusuf Babalola 24 Jul 2017

Nigeria to cease import of petroleum products

Nigeria will cease to import petroleum products and totally depend on its own refined products from 2019, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this week...

By Omololu Ogunmade 21 Jul 2017

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International

Support World Car-Free Day on 22 September

On Friday, 22 September 2017, cities around the globe will be celebrating World Car-Free Day - a day to showcase how our cities might look like, feel like, and sound like without cars.

By Ilse van den Berg 8 hours ago

Airbus opens first plane-completion centre in China

TIANJIN, China: Airbus on Wednesday inaugurated its first completion centre for large aircraft in China, a new asset for the European manufacturer in heated competition with American rival Boeing.

10 hours ago

British Airways starts African and Indian Ocean Islands expansion

British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes as part of its African network expansion. This will include services to the Seychelles between March and October, which will be operated by the airlines newest fleet of aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, as well as expanding its three current Boeing 777 services to five, from Gatwick to Mauritius as from October.

1 day ago

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

NEW DELHI, India: India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks, setting it on the bumpy road to making new vehicle sales all-electric by 2030.

3 days ago

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines sign MoU

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 16 aeroplanes.

14 Sep 2017

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