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Port disruptions, cyber attack pose potential threat to SA's food security

The unrest in KwaZulu-Natal, compounded by the recent cybersecurity hack on Transnet's IT systems, which affected its operations, has created major backlogs for both exports and imports in the Durban port...

1 day ago

Transnet declares force majeure at container terminals

Transnet has declared force majeure at major container terminals in the country after a cyberattack last week disrupted operations, a notice seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday...

By Tanisha Heiberg and Zandi Shabalala and Helen Reid 3 days ago

Transnet operations normalise in KZN

Transnet's port and rail operations in KwaZulu-Natal have normalised following last week's unrest in the province...

21 Jul 2021

SA's Transnet says port operations improving, some delays

South Africa's Transnet on Friday said road closures and fuel and food shortages are constraining its supply chain despite improved operations at the ports of Durban and Richards Bay after days of unrest...

By Tanisha Heiberg 16 Jul 2021

Law must prevail and key corridors protected: The time to act is now

The South African Association of Freight Forwarders strongly condemns the wanton destruction of the country's key infrastructure, goods and property and the senseless loss of lives over the past week...

By Dr Juanita Maree 15 Jul 2021

New draft Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Regulations

New draft health and safety regulations for the maritime industry have been published for comment, updating the current regulations with amended or new definitions...

By Gavin Fitzmaurice, Andre Bowley and Patrick Holloway 12 Jul 2021

Independent Ports Authority a step in the right direction

President Ramaphosa recently announced that the Transnet National Ports Authority will become an independent subsidiary of Transnet, and will be wholly owned by it. But more still needs to be done...

By Chris Hattingh 7 Jul 2021

Ever Given's Suez Canal detention order lifted, says lawyer

The ship has been held under court order in a lake between two stretches of the canal since it was dislodged on March 29 as the SCA pushed for compensation from its Japanese owner Shoei Kisen and its insurers...

By Yusri Mohamed 6 Jul 2021

Mobile computing solutions help meet Covid challenges in transport and logistics operations

T&L operations use mobile computing and barcoding devices, such as barcode scanners, mobile computers and barcode printers to automate and efficiently manage the movement of goods through the supply chain...

Issued by Bidvest Mobility 2 Jul 2021

Transport sector to adhere to regulations - Mbalula

Following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday placing the country on Adjusted Alert Level 4, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says his department will ensure the sector is responsive to the tightening of measures to slow down the spread of Covid-19...

30 Jun 2021

Tanzania considers reviving $10bn port project

President Samia Suluhu Hassan said on Saturday, 26 June, that Tanzania will look to revive a $10bn stalled port project on the eastern coast of the country...

By Nuzulack Dausen 28 Jun 2021

Study: SA well placed to lead production of zero-carbon shipping fuels

The country's location, economic development and vast renewable energy sources make it well suited to be a hub for green maritime fuel...

25 Jun 2021

Ports Authority announced as independent subsidiary of Transnet

As government continues to implement structural economic reforms to accelerate economic recovery, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the establishment of the Transnet National Ports Authority as an independent subsidiary of Transnet...

23 Jun 2021






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