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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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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
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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: 431

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: 235

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
Total Views: 9

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: 87

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: 137

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: 70

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
Total Views: 69

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Maritime News

South Africa Quarantines Cruise Liner, Cargo Ship Over Coronavirus Suspicion

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, March 17 (Reuters) – South Africa is holding the cruise liner MV AidAmira and a cargo vessel off Cape Town after a crew

March 17, 2020
Total Views: 115

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
north sea oil rig
Maritime News

Shell Plans South Africa Oil Expansion With Second Deal

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc is planning to acquire an oil-block stake in a second deal in South Africa’s relatively

May 29, 2019
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Port of Durban south africa
Maritime News

South Africa Transport Workers Threaten “Total Shutdown” from Thursday

CAPE TOWN, May 28 (Reuters) – South Africa’s transport workers union Satawu threatened a “total shutdown” at major ports across the

May 28, 2019
Total Views: 17

Thursday, February 7, 2019
drillship
Maritime News

Landmark Oil Find Off South Africa Opens Prospect of Drilling Rush

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — South Africa’s first deep-water discovery, reported Thursday by French oil major Total SA, may prompt a rush

February 7, 2019
Total Views: 38

Thursday, November 1, 2018
port elizabeth crane collapse
Maritime News

Crane Collapses in Heap of Metal at Port Elizabeth, South Africa

A large gantry crane at South Africa’s Port Elizabeth collapsed in heap of metal during strong winds Tuesday morning. South Africa’s Transnet

November 1, 2018
Total Views: 181

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
durban port harbor deepening
Maritime News

South Africa’s Transnet to Deepen Durban Port to Accommodate Larger Ships

By Tanisha Heiberg JOHANNESBURG, Sept 11 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Transnet said on Tuesday it will spend 7 billion rand ($464 million) to deepen

September 11, 2018
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Interesting

Deputy Sheriff Dies Serving Arrest Warrant to Ship Off South Africa

Authorities in South Africa are investigating the death of a deputy sheriff who died while serving an arrest warrant on a vessel at an anchorage off Port

January 31, 2018
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
News

Large Containership Breaks Moorings, Blocks Shipping Channel in Durban – PHOTOS

A large MSC containership to broke free from its moorings Tuesday at the port of Durban, South Africa as a powerful storm swept through the area, blowing the

October 10, 2017
Total Views: 64

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Hoegh Autoliners
News

Hoegh Autoliners Denies South African Price-Fixing Allegations

OSLO, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Norwegian shipping firm Hoegh Autoliners denied on Tuesday allegations made by South Africa that it and Japanese rival Mitsui

September 12, 2017
Total Views: 92

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Grindrod shipping
News

South Africa’s Grindrod to Spin Off Shipping Business

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Grindrod, the South Africa-listed freight logistics and shipping services firm, is planning to separate and list its

August 23, 2017
Total Views: 15

Thursday, June 22, 2017
News

South Africa Rejects Japanese Container Shipping’s Mega-Merger

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The South African Competition Commission has rejected the merger of the container divisions of NYK, MOL and K

June 22, 2017
Total Views: 20

Monday, March 6, 2017
Maritime News

South African Competition Watchdog Seeks Penalty Against K-Line

JOHANNESBURG, March 6 (Reuters) – South Africa’s competition watchdog ruled on Monday that Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd’s (K-Line), one of

March 6, 2017
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