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You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them
You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for themArticle

You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them...

Jason Mellow 22 Apr 2021

Possible fuel price relief for May 2021
Possible fuel price relief for May 2021Article

The AA predicts that if the global fuel price and Rand stay on a similar trajectory until the end of the month, there's a chance of a fuel price decrease for May...

15 Apr 2021

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Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery storeArticle

When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockage
Top three take-away lessons from the Suez Canal blockageArticle

Direct implications for maritime security are unlikely. But there will be ripple effects in the shipping industry and in many commercial sectors...

Dirk Siebels 30 Mar 2021

Ever Given. Photo: gCaptain
How the incident on the Suez highlights insurance risks of mega shipsArticle

Insurers have warned for years that the increasing size of vessels is leading to a higher accumulation of risk. These fears have been realised by the large container ship currently blocking the critical Suez Canal sea route...

26 Mar 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Zambian President Edgar Lungu meet on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg in 2018. EPA-EFE/Alexei NikolskySputnik/Kremlin Pool
Russia in Africa: can it offer an alternative to the US and China?Article

Russia has never had an African colony. It stayed out of the scramble for Africa, only engaging with African states in the 19th Century.

János Besenyo 3 Jun 2019

USAID launches 3 Centres of Excellence to build links between Egyptian, US universities
USAID launches 3 Centres of Excellence to build links between Egyptian, US universitiesArticle

These centres have been created to foster high-quality applied research and build relationships among the education community, the private sector, and policymakers...

2 Apr 2019

Global trendspotter, Marian Salzman.
#BizTrends2019: Top 12 trends for SA and the worldArticle

Marian Salzman, one of the world's top trendspotters, shares 12 of the top trends to expect as we delve into 2019...

Marian Salzman 7 Jan 2019

Arctic and North Atlantic conditions bring route risk
Arctic and North Atlantic conditions bring route riskArticle

Climate change is impacting ice hazards for shipping, freeing up new trade routes in some areas, while increasing the risk of ice in others...

6 Sep 2018

China's presence in Africa comes with a new edge
China's presence in Africa comes with a new edgeArticle

Beijing watchers say China's activities in Djibouti are a blend of commercial and military interests...

Uju Okoye 24 Jul 2018

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Autonomous vessels and crewless ships could be coming soonArticle

With human error behind 75% of marine liability losses, there are hopes that autonomous vessels and crewless ships can improve shipping safety...

31 Oct 2017

Africa 2017 launches.
Trade and investment focus at Africa 2017Article

Heads of State and business leaders to gather once again in Sharm El Sheikh for ‘Africa 2017' to talk African trade and investment...

2 Aug 2017

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Role of women in media in Africa discussedArticle

African women journalists discuss role of women in media in Africa at Cairo discussions...

10 May 2017

Drone technology in the maritime industry
Drone technology in the maritime industryArticle

Two years ago, Amazon promised that it would one day deliver packages by unmanned aerial devices, also known as drones...

Anisa Govender 2 Feb 2017

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Unlocking Africa's economic potentialArticle

There are fewer than fifty landlocked countries in the world but no less than ten form an interconnected chain...

Aboubaker Omar Hadi 1 Jul 2016

Inaugural Times Higher Education Africa Universities Summit at UJ this week
Inaugural Times Higher Education Africa Universities Summit at UJ this weekArticle

The inaugural Times Higher Education Africa Universities Summit will take place at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on 30-31 July 2015...

28 Jul 2015

New Suez Canal project nears completion
New Suez Canal project nears completionArticle

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has announced that the New Suez Canal will officially be opened on 6 August 2015 by Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi...

17 Jun 2015

MSC Cruises announces 2015/16 itinerary
MSC Cruises announces 2015/16 itineraryArticle

MSC Cruises SA has announced its new 2015/16 South African Cruise Season, in which the popular MSC Sinfonia returns after refurbishment.

20 Oct 2014

SA ports to co-operate with neighbours
SA ports to co-operate with neighboursArticle

Ports in southern Africa were adopting a regional‚ rather than competitive approach to attracting a greater share of world trade‚ Transnet National Ports Authority's chief executive Tau Morwe said at the sidelines of the second annual African Ports Evolution conference.

Linda Ensor 28 Aug 2013

Women called on to get on board shipping industry
Women called on to get on board shipping industryArticle

PRETORIA: The participation of women in the world's shipping industry must be increased, says Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.

31 Aug 2012

Egypt Q1 tourist arrivals up 32%Article

CAIRO: The number of tourists visiting Egypt rose 32% in the first quarter of 2012, compared to the same period of 2011 when the sector plunged because of Egypt's revolution, officials said on Thursday (19 April 2012).

23 Apr 2012

Ports must join the global battle against piratesArticle

Since 2008, the capturing of commercial vessels and their crews by Somali pirates has become an ever increasing threat to international shipping, portstrategy.com reports. This threat has had a significant and detrimental effect on the ports surrounding the high risk areas, now encompassing the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea, the Red Sea, the Gulf of Oman and the Indian Ocean.

23 Dec 2011

Fear of attacks strikes global transport & logistics industry
Fear of attacks strikes global transport & logistics industryArticle

LONDON, UK: Cyber, 'hacker', pirate and terrorist attacks are expected to rise across the global supply chain over the next 20 years and firms should plan now to protect their assets, says a new PwC report.

24 Jun 2011

Shipping companies face a stormy futureArticle

Despite signs of stability in world trade, the global shipping industry seems to be headed for the rocks as a result of an oversupply of new ships, low shipping rates and feeble demand for goods around the world.

21 Oct 2009

SA shipping buoyant amid recessionArticle

Coastal trade in South African waters has shrugged off the recession and seems to be the rare bright spot in the gloomy international shipping industry, a local shipping firm said last week.

Artwell Dlamini 30 Jun 2009

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