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20 September 2017

Cross-border rail links - the spark to ignite intra-African trade?

Posted in Industry news

OVER the last 20 years the value of trade between Africa and the rest of the world has quadrupled, but trade between African nations remains extremely limited. According to the World Trade Organisation, intra-regional trade accounts for just 18% of Africa’s total trade volume. This compares with 50% for North America, 52% for Asia, and 70% for Europe.

 

18 September 2017

New LPG plant opens at Port of Saldanha

Posted in Industry news

A new open-access liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) plant was opened this week at the Port of Saldanha on the West Coast of South Africa.

18 September 2017

Cross-border rail links - the spark to ignite intra-African trade?

Posted in Industry news

OVER the last 20 years the value of trade between Africa and the rest of the world has quadrupled, but trade between African nations remains extremely limited. According to the World Trade Organisation, intra-regional trade accounts for just 18% of Africa’s total trade volume. This compares with 50% for North America, 52% for Asia, and 70% for Europe.

07 September 2017

Transport infrastructure development

Posted in Industry news

Transport infrastructure development drives new business opportunities in Africa

With Africa’s overall port utilisation capacity exceeding 70%, ports authorities and terminal operators are actively calling for partners in development to equip Africa’s ports and harbours for post-neo-panamax shipping requirements.

07 September 2017

Maritime development drives new business opportunities for South Africa

Posted in Industry news

With Africa’s overall port utilisation capacity exceeding 70%, ports authorities and terminal operators are actively calling for partners in development to equip Africa’s ports and harbours for post-neo-panamax shipping requirements.

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.

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