While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
The 5th largest container shipping company in the world launches a new express) service to South Africa.
The crew of Britain's Stena Impero is safe and in good health, Iran insists, but the company has been unable to contact them.
Growth in global container trade more than halved to 1.7% in the first quarter. Maersk warned trade-war tariffs could slow it further.
CSAV is accused of colluding with Mitsui OSK Lines Limited in the shipment of Ford vehicles from South Africa to Europe and the Mediterranean.
A slowdown in the rate at which commodities are being shipped to China suggests slowing demand for raw materials in the world's second economy.
Piracy on the high seas is flourishing around the world, making goods transported by ship more expensive – a cost that is passed on to consume
The ship, carrying a cargo of soybeans worth about R280 million, is caught in the middle of the US-China trade war.
An international crew of 30 fishermen were rescued from a burning Taiwanese vessel off the Durban coast, the SA Maritime Safety Authority say.
South Africa’s container market has shown solid growth in the first quarter of 2017 across both imports and exports, despite ongoing economic uncertainty in the country, says Maersk Line Southern Africa.
The container market took a knock in the third quarter of 2016, as low consumer demand for goods dampened the appetite for imports.
'So far, US importers have shifted imports away from China to other countries such as Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, India and Mexico,' Maersk said.
Thousands of South African seafarers who faced being axed from the International Maritime Organistion's "white list" - which allows them to work in international shipping - were given a reprieve when the organisation agreed to shelve changes to the list for the next two years.
South African flagged ships and about 5 000 South African seafarers trained in this country face being struck off the International Maritime Organisation’s "white list" – meaning they would be unable to work in international shipping.
One woman's lone fight to return a broken soundbar became an entertainment event – and there is still the chance of a sequel.
Transporting containers at high speed through a tube to and from the Port of Hamburg is the joint vision of HHLA and a US research and development company.
A Danish ship has left the Russian port of Vladivostok to become the first commercial container vessel to tackle an Arctic route along Russia’s north coast as it trials a journey made easier by global warming.
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.
An Italian tanker captain has died of a presumed heart attack just off the coast of Durban, the NSRI says.
A US judge has ordered the American shipping giant UPS to pay $247m to New York state and city governments, for shipments of cigarettes that illegally evaded taxes.
A ship set sail for Africa with Brazilian bounties like sugar and coffee, but nesting amidships was one container with a different kind of cargo: 200 pounds of cocaine.
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