Tuesday, March 28, 2023
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...

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 Lady Rosebud

The Port of PE Ends Citrus Fruit Exports on a Highlight

Port of PE docked the last official specialised reefer fruit vessel calling to load citrus from the Eastern Cape through its Multi-Purpose Terminal, destined...
Maersk Line

South Africa’s Trade Grows 10% In the Third Quarter

During the third quarter of 2017, the total import and export container trade market experienced consistent 10% year-on-year growth, a similar result as in...

Import Industry Demands Visibility As Technology Changing The Game

Importers need to view their supply chain processes as real assets rather than just a means to an end – now more so than...
Maersk Container ship of 18000 plus teu capacity

Container Sector Sees Uptick In Intra-Africa Trade

While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa’s most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling....
MSC Catania 10 years ago

Commemorating a Decade of Port Operations in The Port of Ngqura

The Port of Ngqura celebrates the arrival of its first commercial vessel ten years ago on 4 October 2009. “We are proud to commemorate the...
Air Freight

INCOTERMS and Purchasing Goods Abroad.

E-commerce and online shopping are growing rapidly In South Africa with a number of well-known online South Africa retailers and international retailers.  Estimates indicate...
New Jersey Trader

Port of Durban Welcomes First Vessel on New MIAX Service

This week Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Transnet Ports Terminals (TPT), through the Port of Durban, welcomed the first vessel to arrive at...