Paddy Hartdegen
SOUTH AFRICA
Seven new cranes for Durban Container Terminal

Paddy Hartdegen[Paddy Hartdegen] Transnet has placed orders for seven new ship-to-shore cranes for the Durban Container Terminal. The cranes have a tandem lifting capability and can lift two 12-metre containers at once or four six metres ones.

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Paddy Hartdegen
SOUTH AFRICA
Transnet to train 6 800 port staff

Transnet to train 6 800 port staff[Paddy Hartdegen] At least 6 800 people will be trained by Transnet's ports division over the next five years in an attempt to resolve the huge shortage of skills facing this sector of the economy according to Brian Molefe, chief executive of the company.

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Paddy Hartdegen
SOUTH AFRICA
Oxfam, WWF report proposes carbon levy on shipping

Oxfam, WWF report proposes carbon levy on shipping[Paddy Hartdegen] A report published by Oxfam and the World Wildlife Fund proposes that a carbon levy be imposed on international shipping and says that this should be at the heart of the United Nations climate change conference to be held in Durban later this year.

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