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Rapid-launch boats could sink pirates
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
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
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
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

Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa
Survey shows huge growth potential for e-retailers in Africa

Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. The Shop the World! report reveals that emerging markets offer the highest growth potential...

By Sumesh Rahavendra 31 Oct 2014 11:57

Transnet dumps coal terminal for now
Transnet dumps coal terminal for now

Transnet has decided to put off its plans to build a R15bn new terminal to complement the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT).

By Andiswa Maqutu 31 Oct 2014 11:08

Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises
Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises

Members of Parliament have responded to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which he tabled in Parliament on Wednesday (22 October).

By Neo Semono 23 Oct 2014 08:26

Goods transported by land increase 3.4% in August
Goods transported by land increase 3.4% in August

The volume of goods transported by land (payload) increased by 3.4% in August 2014 compared with August 2013.

20 Oct 2014 15:17

Ocean economy plans to be released this week
Ocean economy plans to be released this week

President Jacob Zuma will release the results of work done to explore the potential of the country's ocean economy at the first Operation Phakisa open day in Durban this week.

14 Oct 2014 07:29

Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist
Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist

Zeder-controlled fruit farming and marketing company Capespan has bulked up its logistics arm by snapping up a 75% stake in forwarding and clearing specialist Aspen International, it was announced at the weekend.

By Marc Hasenfuss 15 Sep 2014 15:02

SA's borders closed to Ebola-affected countries
SA's borders closed to Ebola-affected countries

South Africa has imposed a total travel ban for all non-citizens traveling from identified high risk countries to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country.

22 Aug 2014 08:32

Minister, provincial, municipal leaders told to fix infrastructure problems
Minister, provincial, municipal leaders told to fix infrastructure problems

President Jacob Zuma has told Ministers, Premiers and Mayors, who are part of the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC), that they must jointly develop a problem-solving culture and fix infrastructure problems facing South Africa.

21 Aug 2014 07:15

Africa supports AGOA continuance, as US trade increases
Africa supports AGOA continuance, as US trade increases

At the 2014 US-Sub Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (known as the AGOA Forum), which coincided with President Barack Obama's US-Africa Leaders Summit...

By Charles Brewer 15 Aug 2014 14:59

Transnet needs R100bn from private sector
Transnet needs R100bn from private sector

Transnet is looking for R100bn from the private sector for investment in freight infrastructure over the next seven years‚ Transnet Freight Rail's Chief Executive Siyabonga Gama said at a media function.

By Linda Ensor 8 Aug 2014 10:35

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