Friday, January 14, 2022
Environment

Weeks After Victory Over Shell, Offshore Activists Target Oil Exploration 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

4 mins ago
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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
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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
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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
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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: 1206

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
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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: 1063

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: 2137

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: 1749

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: 882

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: 2621

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: 21451

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: 1446

Friday, October 23, 2020
Accidents

62 Rescued from Remote South Atlantic Island After Research Vessel Sinks

All sixty-two people who aboard a Belize-registered research vessel when it sank last week in the remote South Atlantic Ocean are on now their way home safely,

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 398

Friday, July 3, 2020
Maritime News

Total Sends Oil Rig to South Africa for Rare Frontier Drilling

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) –Total SA has deployed a rig to South Africa to look for more oil near a massive discovery, in a rare example of

July 3, 2020
Total Views: 177

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
cma cgm containership
Maritime News

CMA CGM to Impose Emergency Surcharge at Cape Town Port

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, June 30 (Reuters) – CMA CGM, the world’s fourth-largest container shipping line, will impose emergency congestion

June 30, 2020
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Friday, May 29, 2020
Maritime News

Distressed VLCC at Anchor Off South Africa

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) is responding to a VLCC in distress off the port of St. Johns. The Chinese-flagged tanker, MT Yua Hua Hu,

May 29, 2020
Total Views: 71

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
durban port harbor deepening
Maritime News

South Africa Says Ports Remain Open Despite Lockdown

JOHANNESBURG, April 1 (Reuters) – South Africa’s ports remain open to all types of cargo despite a nationwide 21-day lockdown though essential

April 1, 2020
Total Views: 101

Thursday, March 26, 2020
durban port harbor deepening
Maritime News

South African Port Closures Add to Commodity Market Turmoil

By Helen Reid and Zandi Shabalala JOHANNESBURG/LONDON, March 26 (Reuters) – South Africa’s main export terminals will close to mineral exports from

March 26, 2020
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Port of Durban south africa
Maritime News

South Africa Bans Cruises, Crew Changes

South Africa’s Transport Minister Fikile Mbalul has imposed a ban on cruise ships starting today amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.  The

March 18, 2020
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