Join our crew and become one of the 106,922 members that receive our newsletter.

south africa


Friday, June 7, 2024
A containership docking at the Port of Cape Town
Ports

Cape Town Tells Port to Do Better After Being Ranked Last in World

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — The Port of Cape Town was urged to do better by the city that surrounds it after ranking last globally, even as South

June 7, 2024
Total Views: 2931

Saturday, May 18, 2024
Fishing,Boats,Floating,In,The,Sea.
Fishing

Rescuers Search For 11 Fishermen Missing At Sea In South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, May 18 (Reuters) – Search and rescue efforts were underway in South Africa on Saturday to find 11 fishermen missing at sea after

May 18, 2024
Total Views: 1228

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Ports

Maersk Questions Rival’s Solvency in Battle Over South Africa’s Durban Container Port

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S said a successful rival bidder fell short of tender requirements as it seeks to overturn

May 7, 2024
Total Views: 1600

Friday, April 26, 2024
Mauritius/Reunion map
News

Subsea Cable Damage Cuts Internet to Islands Off Africa Coast

(Bloomberg) — Damage to an undersea cable off the African coast is exacerbating disruptions of internet services to the continent, impacting

April 26, 2024
Total Views: 2070

Monday, April 8, 2024
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Ports

Maersk Contests Transnet’s Pick for South African Port Partner

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S is contesting a process held by South Africa’s state logistics firm Transnet SOC Ltd.

April 8, 2024
Total Views: 1525

Thursday, March 14, 2024
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Ports

Inefficient African Ports See Diverted Red Sea Traffic Slipping Away

By Colleen Goko (Bloomberg) — Africa’s inefficient and aging ports are hampering the continent’s chances of capitalizing on a surge in ship traffic

March 14, 2024
Total Views: 4321

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
The livestock carrier ship Al Kuwait is pictured in Cape Town harbour, transporting 19,000 cattle from Brazil to Iraq, in Cape Town, South Africa, February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Esa Alexander
Shipping

Ship with 19,000 Cattle Causes Major Stink in Cape Town

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — A ship transporting 19,000 cattle has raised concerns over the condition of the animals onboard, along with complaints

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 4636

Saturday, January 13, 2024
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Ports

Choice of Billionaire Razon As South Africa Port Partner Is Challenged

By Antony Sguazzin and Loni Prinsloo (Bloomberg) –South Africa’s selection of Filipino billionaire Enrique Razon’s harbor firm as a partner to

January 13, 2024
Total Views: 2176

Friday, December 22, 2023
Map of ship routings around the red sea
Ports

African Ports Overwhelmed By Red Sea Reroutings

By Wendell Roelf (Reuters) – Shipping companies sailing around the Cape of Good Hope to avoid Houthi attacks on the Red Sea face tough choices over

December 22, 2023
Total Views: 12670

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Karpowership Wins Environment Permit for South African Power Plant
Energy

Karpowership Wins Environment Permit for South African Power Plant

(Bloomberg) — Karpowership won environmental authorization for one of three ship-mounted power plants it wants to connect to the South African grid, a

October 31, 2023
Total Views: 932

Friday, October 27, 2023
Oil Tanker Bridge
Shipping

Tankers Line Up Off South Africa to Ensure Diesel Power

(Bloomberg) — South Africa is utilizing ships to store diesel as part of an effort to ensure supply to run generators and reduce electricity outages that

October 27, 2023
Total Views: 5069

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
A Transnet Freight Rail train is seen next to tons of coal mined from the nearby Khanye Colliery mine, at the Bronkhorstspruit station, in Bronkhorstspruit, around 90 kilometres north-east of Johannesburg, South Africa, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
Shipping

Pressure for Action Grows as South African Ports Firm Flails

(Bloomberg) — Business lobby groups are piling pressure on South Africa’s government to act against the management of state ports and rail operator

September 19, 2023
Total Views: 1289

Sunday, September 3, 2023
Russian flagged Ro Ro ship Lady R transits Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey February 14, 2023. Photo :REUTERS/Yoruk Isik
Defense

South African Inquiry Found No Evidence Of Arms Shipment To Russia

By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Reuters) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that an independent inquiry

September 3, 2023
Total Views: 1997

Thursday, August 24, 2023
FILE PHOTO: The Léon Thévenin near Buitenratel, Belgium. Photo: Hans Hillewaert/CC BY-SA 4.0
News

Ship Sent to Repair Cut Internet Cables Off Africa’s West Coast

(Bloomberg) — Fiber-optic cables that were damaged by a rockfall in an undersea canyon, resulting in slow internet connections in some parts of Africa,

August 24, 2023
Total Views: 5315

Wednesday, July 26, 2023
A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
Shipping

Port of Rotterdam, Vopak in Race for $2.8 Billion Hydrogen Port in South Africa

(Bloomberg) — Port of Rotterdam and Koninklijke Vopak NV have been asked to submit construction and funding plans for a 50 billion rand ($2.8 billion)

July 26, 2023
Total Views: 876

Monday, July 17, 2023
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Ports

Biggest African Port to Be Partially Privatized

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) — Africa’s biggest harbor will be partly owned and operated by the Philippines’ International Container Terminal

July 17, 2023
Total Views: 3862

Friday, July 14, 2023
Port of Richards Bay Partially Shut Over Environmental Concerns
Ports

Port of Richards Bay Partially Shut Over Environmental Concerns

The Port of Richards Bay, South Africa’s largest cargo port, is facing a partial shutdown due to environmental management issues. The Transnet National

July 14, 2023
Total Views: 4246

Sunday, May 28, 2023
South Africa To Investigate U.S. Allegations Of Arms Shipment To Russia
Defense

South Africa To Investigate U.S. Allegations Of Arms Shipment To Russia

JOHANNESBURG, May 28 (Reuters) – South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a panel to investigate U.S. allegations that a

May 28, 2023
Total Views: 2379

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Port of Durban south africa.File photo: Shutterstock/michaeljung
Shipping

Vandals Disrupt Rail Service to Africa’s Busiest Container Port

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) — The rail line linking South Africa’s richest province to the continent’s biggest container port ran at 25% of its

May 23, 2023
Total Views: 5583

Sunday, May 21, 2023
South Africa Gets Ready for Legal Fight Over Power Ships
Offshore

South Africa Gets Ready for Legal Fight Over Power Ships

By Adelaide Changole May 21, 2023 (Bloomberg) –South Africa is prepared for legal fights with environmental groups over the government’s plans to

May 21, 2023
Total Views: 18378
close

JOIN OUR CREW

Maritime and offshore news trusted by our 106,922 members delivered daily straight to your inbox.

Join Our Crew

Join the 106,922 members that receive our newsletter.