Results for port infrastructure
The new vessel repair facilities in the Port of PE is not only a positive step towards a thriving vessel maintenance and marine engineering hub but is evidently also going to boost the local economy...
18 Jul 2018
Hogan Lovells has launched its new report, Africa and Renewables: Wholesale change or short term surge?...
25 Jun 2018
With sea trade being one of Africa's largest sources of income, a wave of new port infrastructure and upgrades along African coasts are set to make ports even more attractive to an influx of trade...
Hein van den Ende 20 Apr 2018
There are five main areas that can help bring investment back into the mining sector...
Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2018
The construction of a new petroleum trading hub at the Port of Ngqura is making progess...
29 Nov 2017
If Africa is to play a meaningful role in world trade and benefit from the rapid global growth, its seaports will be key to ensuring that success...
Gilbert Saggia 20 Nov 2017
Port of Saldanha marine pilot, Salmaa Vincent is the first female within Transnet National Ports Authority to hold an Open Licence certification, enabling her to guide the biggest vessels into port...
28 Aug 2017
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
Angola's sovereign wealth fund, Fundo Soberano de Angola, has committed to invest $180 million in a strategic deep sea port in Angola. This investment will create the first deep sea water port in Angola...
25 Jan 2017
Berth 13 and 14 at the Maydon Wharf Precinct in the Port of Durban is now deeper and safer for bigger ships calling at the port...
17 Jan 2017
The Port of Ngqura is poised to play a vital role in ensuring the security of South Africa's fuel supply, while creating a new petroleum trading hub for Southern Africa...
14 Dec 2016
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers will launch its new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa which is expected to host thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry...
5 Dec 2016
Thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry will meet for the Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference in Lagos from 24-26 January 2017...
7 Nov 2016
How improving the logistics chain will assist Nigerian and West African economy...
4 Nov 2016
Representatives of TNPA were included in African Ports Evolution 2016's high-profile programme that includes Africa's port pioneers and maritime industry leaders...
18 Oct 2016
We spoke to Aruna Bunwaree-Ramsaha, deputy director general, Mauritius Ports Authority, about the development of business hubs close to ports and what these hubs mean for trade and...
Cari Van Wyk 17 Oct 2016
The long-awaited PIM for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power independent power producer procurement programme (IPP) is out...
Jay Govender, Emma Dempster and Adriaan van der Me 14 Oct 2016
From 18-19 October port operators and industry experts from across Africa will gather in Durban at the fifth annual African Ports Evolution Forum to learn, network and discuss best practices...
Issued by Hypenica 10 Oct 2016
With the aim to improve infrastructure for offshore activities, TNPA has started with a multi-million Rand port infrastructure rehabilitation project at Port Nolloth...
4 Oct 2016
The completion of the first-phase expansion of the coal line between Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal has resulted in a fivefold increase in coal capacity...
Andiswa Maqutu 18 Jul 2016
Muzi Siyaya, group business development executive at GIBB, says the slowdown of China's economy has reduced capital expenditure on major infrastructure projects in South Africa and the rest of Africa, impacting significantly on the consulting engineering industry...
10 Feb 2016
South Africa's 'blue economy' seeks to utilise the country's oceans to develop the mining, agriculture, tourism and transport sectors, however there are legislative and regulatory uncertainties attached to this plan...
Trudie Nichols 10 Dec 2015
The ports industry is in a state of radical change and uncertainty, which requires flexible and adaptable port planning and design...
6 Nov 2015
Timelines for Transnet National Ports Authority's R30 million repair project at the Prince Edward Graving Dry Dock in Durban has been adjusted...
31 Aug 2015
PRETORIA: Operation Phakisa is a good example of government and the private sector coming together to share views and implement plans...
14 Aug 2015
Avedia Energy is on track to become a key player in securing sustainable, long-term liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supply to the local market...
7 Aug 2015
'The Pulse of Africa's Supply Chains' is the theme for this year's SAPICS 2015 conference, which will be taking place from 31 May - 2 June at Sun City...
23 Mar 2015
Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza on Saturday, 13 December, inaugurated a new international airport in the northern port city of Nacala...
15 Dec 2014
TOKYO: Japanese trading firm Mitsui & Co is to buy a stake in Mozambique coal and transport infrastructure projects, making an initial investment of $763m, the company said on Tuesday, 9 December...
10 Dec 2014
Kumba Iron Ore (KIO) and its largest shareholder‚ Anglo American (AGL)‚ have made their long-awaited move into West Africa by agreeing with London-listed Ferrex to fund a study into a possible iron-ore mine in Gabon.
Allan Seccombe 7 Jan 2014
After 23 years in SA's R6bn fruit industry, many of them as managing director of Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing - SA's biggest producer of apples and pears - Charles Hughes is retiring without having fulfilled his ambition of gaining access to China's vast market. He blames it on the SA government.
16 Sep 2013
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
CAPE TOWN: Bechtel, the global engineering, construction, and project management company, has created a design for ports that aims to transform shipping in Africa.
27 Aug 2013
Rivalry between African ports may not be a reality for some time to come, with demand almost always exceeding supply. But the pace of new transhipment port developments has increased, which may give Transnet's Ngqura port in the Eastern Cape something to be concerned about.
27 Jun 2013
Two conferences held in Cape Town this week highlighted the fact that about 90% of all trade between countries is shipped by sea.
Helmo Preuss 26 Apr 2013
Two conferences held in Cape Town last week highlighted the fact that about 90% of all trade between countries is shipped by sea.
Helmo Preuss 22 Apr 2013
Africa will need to spend more than US$50bn in the next decade on building 4,000km of additional rail infrastructure to unlock the mineral resource potential on the continent.
22 Apr 2013
PRETORIA: Transnet and the China Development Bank have signed a cooperation agreement which will help to finance the construction and upgrade of railway and port infrastructure.
27 Mar 2013
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is a division of Transnet, tasked with controlling and managing all commercial ports on South Africa's coastline. It is the largest port authority in southern Africa in terms of cargo volumes and is responsible for providing port infrastructure and marine services as well as ensuring the safe, effective and efficient economic functioning of the national ports system.
4 Mar 2013
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is gearing up to be a service provider to South Africa's neighbouring ports. After assisting with the dredging of Walvis Bay harbour in Namibia, TNPA chief executive Tau Morwe says the organisation is likely to tender for dredging work at Maputo harbour.
3 Dec 2012
According to BDLive, Mozambique's Port Maputo has benefited from its proximity to South Africa's economic and mineral hubs as well as its rail capacity constraints. The port's capacity almost doubled between 2005 and last year. Port Maputo handled about 12-million tons of cargo last year - twice 2005's figure of just more than 6-million tons.
23 Nov 2012
Aimed at improving port infrastructure, efficiencies and economic functioning at the Port of Ngqura, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has created two new container berths, doubling its container ship capacity to four.
22 Nov 2012
There are fears that Transnet's plans to expand and upgrade the port of Durban will come at a big social cost as well as expense to business.
27 Aug 2012
The Handy Shipping Guide reports that SA's state owned freight and logistics carrier Transnet, has announced bold plans to boost its rail sector to be the fifth largest global carrier of its type.
11 Apr 2012
The DA has accused the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) of "dragging its feet" and losing out on potentially billions of rands from Africa's lucrative west coast gas and oil-platform repair business.
6 Feb 2012
Shipping and freight services company Grindrod (GND) said on Tuesday (20 September 2011) the introduction of Remgro (REM) as a shareholder would bolster the balance sheet that would enable it to fund its pipeline of growth projects, and beyond.
Andries Mahlangu 22 Sep 2011
Transnet National Ports Authority is working on measures to move away from a reliance on road usage for freight movement in SA, CE Tau Morwe said on Friday (16 September 2011).
Alistair Anderson 22 Sep 2011
Financial deals in Africa's transportation sector: shipping and aviation dominate the industry landscape in early 2008.
Praveen Ojha 12 Jun 2008