south africa


Saturday, June 25, 2022
Port of Durban south africa
Shipping

A ‘Perfect Storm’ Threatens Southern African Citrus Industry

By Semakaleng Motsoere (Bloomberg) –Southern Africa’s citrus industry is battling a “perfect storm” of increased production, rising farming

June 25, 2022
Total Views: 2605

Saturday, April 30, 2022
durban port harbor deepening
Environment

Indian Agency Seeks To Flush Highly Toxic Pesticides Into South African Sea

JOHANNESBURG, April 30 (Reuters) – Indian agrochemicals manufacturer UPL Ltd UPLL.NS has applied for permission to flush water

April 30, 2022
Total Views: 2739

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Ports

South Africa’s Durban Port Resumes Operations After Flood

JOHANNESBURG, April 13 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Transnet has begun a gradual resumption in operations at the minerals export hub

April 13, 2022
Total Views: 7083

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Weather

Heavy Storm Knocks Down Containers And Floods The Port Of Durban

by Helen Reid (Reuters) – South Africa’s state-owned logistics firm Transnet suspended its Durban port operations from 1930 local time on Monday

April 12, 2022
Total Views: 6148

Monday, April 11, 2022
Indian Ocean cyclones Africa
Weather

Deadly Ocean Cyclones Near Africa Are Becoming More Severe

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) The deadly cyclones and tropical storms that battered southern Africa this year were made more severe by climate change,

April 11, 2022
Total Views: 2587

Sunday, April 10, 2022
Environment

The Icebreaker That Found The Endurance Is Vital For Climate Science

by Sarah Fawcett– (The Conversation)-It was 1914 when the English explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton set sail on his Imperial Trans-Antarctic

April 10, 2022
Total Views: 6107

Friday, March 4, 2022
Ports

Ships Sail For South African Coal After Russia Sanctions

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) Europe’s surging demand for coal is reviving an infrequent trade lane for shipments from South African mines. The fossil fuel

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 7880

Friday, January 14, 2022
Environment

Weeks After Victory Over Shell, Offshore Activists Target Another Oil Exploration Project in South African Waters

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) Just weeks after Royal Dutch Shell Plc was forced by a court to suspend a seismic survey seeking hydrocarbons in South African

January 14, 2022
Total Views: 1710

Thursday, January 6, 2022
Shell Seismic ship Amazon Warrior
Offshore

Shell Seismic Ship Booted From South Africa After Activist Win Court Case

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) A seismic survey vessel hired by Royal Dutch Shell to look for potential oil and gas fields is on course to leave South African

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 2698

Sunday, December 5, 2021
Environment

South Africans Protest Against Shell Oil Exploration In Pristine Wild Coast

By Siyabonga Sishi PORT EDWARD, South Africa, Dec 5 (Reuters) – South Africans took to their beaches on Sunday to protest against plans by Royal Dutch

December 5, 2021
Total Views: 1465

Friday, December 3, 2021
seismic survey vessel
Offshore

Shell to Start Seismic Surveys Offshore South Africa After Court Win

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — A South African court has ruled that Royal Dutch Shell Plc can proceed with a seismic survey offshore South

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 562

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Cruise Ships

No Cruise Ship Cheer for Cape Town Tourism Amid Omicron Alarm

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The docking of the Europa passenger liner in Cape Town on Tuesday was meant to be a ribbon-cutting

November 30, 2021
Total Views: 1218

Friday, November 12, 2021
Shipping

Bulk Carrier Spewing Toxic Fumes Moved Offshore in South Africa

A bulk carrier carrying a chemical cargo has been given the boot from South Africa’s Port of Durban after it began spewing toxic fumes during cargo

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 5498

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
durban port harbor deepening
Fire Incidents

Transnet Probes Fires That Ignited South African Ports Last Week

By Felix Njini (Bloomberg) Transnet SOC, South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company, is investigating the cause of fires that disrupted bulk

October 19, 2021
Total Views: 1084

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Port of Durban south africa
Maritime Security Incidents

Crippled South African Port Network Declares Force Majeure

South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company, Transnet, has declared force majeure after disruptions caused by a cyberattack last week. The

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 2156

Friday, July 23, 2021
durban port harbor deepening
Ports

Transnet Identifies Source of IT ‘Disruption’ at South African Container Ports

By Felix Njini (Bloomberg) — Transnet SOC Ltd., South Africa’s state-owned ports and freight-rail company, said it had identified the source of the

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 1763

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Port of Durban south africa
Ports

South Africa Port Operations Disrupted as Transnet Hit by Cyber Attack

By Zandi Shabalala and Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG, July 22 (Reuters) – A cyber attack has disrupted container operations at the South African port of

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 896

Friday, July 16, 2021
durban port harbor deepening
Shipping

South Africa’s Transnet Reports Progress at Durban and Richards Bay Ports After Days of Unrest

JOHANNESBURG, July 16 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Transnet on Friday said road closures and fuel and food shortages are constraining its supply

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 2630

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Durban Looting
Maritime Security Incidents

Maersk Shuts Down Durban Depots As Looting Continues

by Wendell Roelf (Reuters) Maersk has shut down all its depots, warehouses and cold stores in Durban and Johannesburg, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday,

July 14, 2021
Total Views: 21495

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Port of Durban south africa
Ports

South Africa to Revamp its Ailing Port System

CAPE TOWN, June 22 (Reuters) – South Africa’s National Ports Authority (NPA) will operate as a stand alone business under the aegis of state-owned

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 1453