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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: 4501

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: 2125

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: 12599

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: 930

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: 5038

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: 1288

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: 1994

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: 5297

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: 870

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: 3852

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: 4222

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: 2376

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: 18366

Saturday, May 20, 2023
Oil tanker Sonangol Porto Amboim is docked at the South Texas Gateway terminal in Ingleside, Texas, U.S., May 14, 2023. REUTERS/Arathy Somasekhar
Shipping

Rare Shipment Of U.S. Oil Heads To South Africa

HOUSTON, May 19 (Reuters) – A shipment of U.S. oil is headed to South Africa for the first time in two years and destined for a Glencore-owned refinery

May 20, 2023
Total Views: 6154

Thursday, May 18, 2023
South Africa Gives Mooring Rights to Turkish Power Ships
Shipping

South Africa Gives Mooring Rights to Turkish Power Ships

By Antony Sguazzin and S’thembile Cele (Bloomberg) — Karpowership, the Turkish company seeking to supply electricity to South Africa, secured

May 18, 2023
Total Views: 7845

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

US Unlikely To Sanction South Africa In Russia Weapons Dispute

May 14 (Reuters) – South African Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana said his country had resolved a dispute with the U.S. over allegations that

May 14, 2023
Total Views: 2859

Thursday, May 11, 2023
US Envoy Says Russian Ship Picked up Arms in South Africa
Defense

US Envoy Says Russian Ship Picked up Arms in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, May 11 (Reuters) – The United States envoy to South Africa said on Thursday he was confident that a Russian ship had

May 11, 2023
Total Views: 11461

Friday, April 14, 2023
Salvage Operation Begins to Recover Stricken Fishing Vessel South of Cape Town
Accidents

Salvage Operation Begins to Recover Stricken Fishing Vessel South of Cape Town

A frantic rescue operation was launched early on Friday morning to save 26 fishermen after their fishing vessel caught on fire in the waters south of Cape

April 14, 2023
Total Views: 4924

Thursday, April 6, 2023
South Africa Says Contentious Chinese Ship is for Research, Not Surveillance
Shipping

South Africa Says Contentious Chinese Ship is for Research, Not Surveillance

By Prinesha Naidoo (Bloomberg) — A Chinese ship — capable of tracking rocket and spacecraft launches — that docked at a South African port is a

April 6, 2023
Total Views: 5967
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