Paperless customs reporting system launches
Paperless customs reporting system launches

The South African Revenue Service (Sars)will introduce a new electronic cargo reporting system which will be able to track the movement of cargo coming into and leaving the country this weekend.

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Three key areas African ports authorities need to focus on
Three key areas African ports authorities need to focus on

With sea trade being one of Africa's largest sources of income, a wave of new port infrastructure and upgrades along African coasts are set to make ports even more attractive to an influx of trade.

By Hein van den Ende 2 hours ago

Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing
Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system.

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

N3 Toll Route sees drastic reduction in road fatalities
N3 Toll Route sees drastic reduction in road fatalities

Data recorded by N3 Toll Concession (N3TC), the company managing the N3 Toll Route, shows a 40,63% reduction in fatalities between January to March 2018 on the N3 Toll Route.

1 day ago

Rendering of the Volocopter flying taxi in action
Volocopter shares its vision of skyport networks for flying taxis

Showing off a fully functioning flying taxi is one thing, having a plan in place for how you'll move hundreds of them around big cities is another. German aviation company Volocopter has today shared its plans for urban air taxi infrastructure, envisioning dozens of transport hubs scattered around urban centres that would move tens of thousands of passengers per day.

By Nick Lavars 1 day ago

Prasa Rail acting CEO removed
Prasa Rail acting CEO removed

Mthuthuzeli Swartz was removed as acting CEO of Prasa Rail on Tuesday after the interim board deemed his continued leadership "too much of a risk".

By Aidan Jones 2 days ago

The value of open, collaborative business ecosystems
The value of open, collaborative business ecosystems

In the era of innovation and connectivity the idea of an economy built from autonomous industries attending to their own clients with their own suppliers is fast becoming outdated. More and more, savvy organisations understand that operating in isolation is no longer viable, and that by partnering across, or indeed within industries, higher e?ciencies, cost reductions and improved customer service can be achieved.

Issued by Barloworld Logistics 2 days ago

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New Durban cruise terminal confirmed

A newly signed agreement between Transnet and KwaZulu Cruise Terminal (KCT) is paving the way for a new cruise terminal facility in the Port of Durban.

2 days ago

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies plans to hold a public unveiling of the Toulouse facility sometime later in 2018.
Pieces fall into place for new Hyperloop test track in France

Startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has been quite busy signing deals to explore the potential of high-speed transport routes all around the world, but has little in the way of functioning prototypes and test tracks to show for it. That seems about to change, with the company welcoming the tubes that will make up its first test track in Toulouse, France.

By Nick Lavars 3 days ago

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The urgency of curbing pollution from ships, explained

The International Maritime Organization, a United Nations agency that regulates global shipping, is writing new rules to curb greenhouse gas emissions from ships by 2050 as it implements other regulations that will mandate cleaner-burning fuels at sea by 2020.

By James J. Winebrake and James J. Corbett 3 days ago

Cape Town International Airport to be renamed after Nelson Mandela
Cape Town International Airport to be renamed after Nelson Mandela

NEWSWATCH: Airports Company SA has announced that Cape Town International Airport will be renamed but, despite Julius Malema's suggestion, not after Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Notice of Golden Arrow bus strike action issued
Notice of Golden Arrow bus strike action issued

Golden Arrow has alerted its passengers to nationwide strike action which will affect the entire South African bus industry.

16 Apr 2018

Lufthansa Group to give Airbus A320 Family new seats
Lufthansa Group to give Airbus A320 Family new seats

Lufthansa Group customers will have access to new seats on short/medium-haul routes with the start of the planned Airbus A320 Family aircraft deliveries in 2019.

13 Apr 2018