Tuesday, March 28, 2023

From the Med to Southern Africa

Apart from a dwindling number of containerships and the MSC cruise ship making her summer coastal passages, South African shipspotters see few Italian-flagged vessels...
mv Southern Venture

Shipping Deal Makes Waves on SA Maritime Scene

Childhood friends Durand Naidoo and Thuso Mhlambi have realized a lifelong ambition by becoming the first 100% black owned ship-owners in South Africa. The 33-year-old...
MOL Container Vessel calling at Port of Durban

Ports Regulator of South Africa Slashes Port Tariffs

Shipping agents are happy, shipping lines are unhappy and Transnet National Ports Authority has some thinking to do. This was the outcome of the...
MV Cape Orchid

Anglo American’s Renewed Partnership with Vuka Marine is a Boon for South Africa’s Maritime...

Anglo American renewed its various ocean freight contracts with Vuka Marine, a joint venture between Via Maritime Holdings of South Africa and Kawasaki Kisen...
Marlin Ammolite discharging at Burgan Cape Terminal

Port of Cape Town’s New Fuel Storage Facility Open for Business

The Port of Cape Town’s new fuel storage facility operated by black-empowered Burgan Cape Terminals, is now fully operational. The terminal received its pilot consignment of...
Yara Birkeland

The World’s First Autonomous and Fully Electric Container Vessel

The vessel "YARA Birkeland" will be the world's first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. Operation is planned to start in...
Hamburg Sud

Maersk Line’s proposed acquisition of Hamburg Süd

On 5th October 2017, Maersk Line’s proposed acquisition of Hamburg Süd, a container liner shipping company based in Hamburg, Germany, was approved by the...
Panamax vessel berthed at Grindrod's Matola Coal Terminal

Grindrod’s collaboration pays off in Maputo

JSE listed Grindrod Limited and its partners, continue to build on its core freight management competence in improving and unlocking trade corridors. This is...
MV Kmarin Aqua

Maersk Delivers Refrigerated Containers to South Africa

To offset the scarcity of reefer containers in South Africa ahead of this citrus season and to support the nation’s agricultural sector, Maersk,...
Colombo Express

Major Shipping Line Expects Further Growth in Africa

Hapag-Lloyd continues to develop its position in Africa and launches the new MIAX (Middle East-India-Africa Express) service – which will offer direct connections and fast...