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07 September 2017

Port upgrades pose new business opportunities for SA

Posted in Industry news

Ports authorities are calling for Africa’s ports and harbours to be upgraded in order to meet post-neo-panamax shipping requirements.

 

07 September 2017

ICRC boss nominated on African Ports advisory board

Posted in Industry news

Mr Chidi Izuwah, Acting Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), has been nominated to the Ports Evolution 2017 Advisory Board, to ensure professionalism in maritime events in the Africa Port Evaluation 2017.

07 September 2017

Africa’s transport leaders drive free trade agenda

Posted in Industry news

National development across Africa continues to support the commitment undertaken by the 54 members of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2016 to create a continent-wide free trade area.  At the helm of this initiative is Africa’s transport sector, taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

07 September 2017

Africa’s transport leaders drive free trade agenda

Posted in Industry news

Africa’s transport sector is taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

National development across Africa continues to support the commitment undertaken by the 54 members of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2016 to create a continent-wide free trade area. At the helm of this initiative is Africa’s transport sector, taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

07 September 2017

Africa’s transport leaders drive free trade agenda

Posted in Industry news

Africa’s transport sector is taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

National development across Africa continues to support the commitment undertaken by the 54 members of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in November 2016 to create a continent-wide free trade area. At the helm of this initiative is Africa’s transport sector, taking continuous strides to unlock cross-border opportunities for intra-African trade and development.

05 September 2017

Twin milestone for KZN Ports

Posted in Industry news

A twin milestone. That is what the Transnet National Ports Authority(TNPA) is calling the launch of their new tug boat USIBA and the delivery of the UMBILO tug to its Durban premise today(August 22).

05 September 2017

Youth owned rural co-operatives ensured sustainability and growth

Posted in Industry news

PIETERMARITZBURG - An SMME Development programme sponsored by Transnet port terminals (TPT) in partnership with  Economic Development Tourism & Environmental Affairs identified 9 youth owned rural co-operatives in KwaZulu-Natal were ensured sustainability and growth.

05 September 2017

How African countries can maximise the benefits AGOA provides

Posted in Industry news

Since the year 2000, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has given eligible African countries duty and quota free access to the United States’ markets. This has created an opportunity for African businesses, big or small to meet, trade with new markets and improve the quality of their products. Over the years, it has been described as a catalyst for democracy and a criterion for African countries that want to partake in the AGOA agreement.

05 September 2017

New e-Commerce Platform Live at South African Ports

Posted in Industry news

Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) new, fully integrated e-commerce platform has gone live. The new Order to Cash system replaces TNPA’s nine year old PortsOnline customer system for online submission of cargo documentation.

05 September 2017

Transnet Port Terminals completes major SMME programme in KZN

Posted in Industry news

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT), in conjunction with Economic Development Tourism & Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) and the Coastal TVET College in Hammarsdale, has completed its R2 million SMME programme with nine youth-owned rural co-operatives in KwaZulu-Natal.

 

05 September 2017

Fate of yacht club in balance

Posted in Industry news

Popular Bay attraction’s row with Transnet over rental now referred to Ports Regulator

05 September 2017

Female Saldanha marine pilot guiding in the big ships

Posted in Industry news

Marine pilot at Port of Saldanha - the deepest port in South Africa which handles the biggest vessels of all the country's ports - Salmaa Vincent was able to apply her newly acquired Open Licence certification to craftily guide a 350-metre long vessel with a deadweight tonnage of 300,000dwt into the port, just ahead of Women's Month. She is the first female within Transnet National Ports Authority to hold this licence for such large vessels.

05 September 2017

Transnet gets another tug

Posted in Industry news

Another new Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) tug has come off the production line at Southern African Shipyards (SAS) in Durban.

05 September 2017

New Transnet, DBSA finance scheme set up to support African rail exports

Posted in Industry news

State-owned entities Transnet and the Development Bank of Southern Africa(DBSA) have agreed to create a new facility that will extend favourable financing to African and Middle Eastern buyers of TransnetEngineering’s (TE’s) railrolling stock and portequipment.

 

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