From trade to evacuations, SA seaports prepare for coronavirus challenge

2020-03-18 18:00

As from Wednesday March 18, the new maritime regulations kicked in to deal with the coronavirus. From visas to managing trade and evacuations, seaports are preparing for the period that lies ahead.

World's 5th-biggest shipping company launches fast track to SA

2019-10-01 19:16

The 5th largest container shipping company in the world launches a new express) service to South Africa.

Transnet gets court interdict to stop strike at ports

2019-05-29 19:50

Transnet on Wednesday got a court interdict to stop a strike at its ports run by trade union Satawu.

Belgian port Antwerp netted record cocaine haul in 2018

2019-01-12 09:48

Belgian authorities said Friday they had seized a record haul of more than 50 tonnes of cocaine at the port of Antwerp in 2018.

Ports have crucial role to play in greener shipping - report

2018-04-21 10:30

Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping could triple if steps are not taken to speed up a transition, warns a report by the International Transport Forum.

Bury NDP. State monopolies a double whammy – expert analysis

2016-09-07 11:34

An analyst unpacks the inefficiency and extraordinary high costs created by the state monopoly on ports, and says the government has strangled the NDP to death.

Transnet Port Terminals honoured

2015-09-01 18:09

Transnet Port Terminals has been nominated among the top three finalist of the 2015 Business Continuity Institute Africa Awards.

Tanzania dreams big with port project

2015-03-15 19:00

Tanzania plans an $11bn project to make it the region's biggest port and an engine of Africa's boom.

Transport, construction power KZN economy

2012-02-10 10:34

The transport sector continued to boost growth in the KwaZulu economy while construction has shown strong growth.


Winners of 2019 Women in Transport Awards announced

2019-10-22 18:52

The Women in Transport Awards celebrate those women in the transport industry who are achieving career success, shattering glass ceilings and opening doors for other women.

Six months with Apple's 2018 Mac Mini: Everything I love and hate about it

2019-06-30 09:28

After years of neglect, Apple finally updated its smallest and most affordable Mac desktop in 2018. It has a lot going for it, but it's not perfect.

SA ports gear up for strikes over pay

2019-05-29 12:16

The Transnet National Ports Authority has warned of upcoming strike action at ports countrywide, which may begin on Wednesday afternoon.

Navy ships on display at Durban Port Festival this weekend

2017-09-08 19:36

Durban’s port will be opened to the public this weekend, with visitors able to tour South African Navy ships, learn about sea rescue and listen to live music and entertainment.

Shipping giant Hanjin files for US bankruptcy protection

2016-09-06 12:31

South Korea's Hanjin Shipping plans to take legal action in jurisdictions worldwide to prevent its vessels being seized, as more of its ships were denied docking at ports.

Ports authority warns of social media scam

2015-08-07 08:57

Fake social media profiles are being used to lure unsuspecting job seekers into parting with their money, the Transnet National Ports Authority has warned.

Transnet opens Maputo joint centre

2014-09-23 20:00

Transnet and port and rail operators in Swaziland and Mozambique have unveiled the Maputo Corridor joint operating centre.

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