Harbour delays hammer fruit exporters

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Delays and bottlenecks at Cape Town’s harbour are costing South African fruit exporters millions of rands and adversely affecting the quality of fruit the country exports.

The Western Cape government was also concerned that major international shipping companies had indicated they would no longer dock at the port, said David Maynier, the MEC for finance and economic opportunities.

He has called on Pravin Gordhan, the minister of public enterprises, to urgently intervene in the matter.

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