Cape Town brings in new equipment

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CTCT has received new equipment, including reach stackers, container handlers, and terminal tractors, with further deliveries expected to en...

Durban hit by flooding

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Floods have caused major loss of life and damage to infrastructure and equipment in Durban....

Third rail in South Africa

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After almost five years of debate and disagreement, South Africa’s Transnet is now offering private-sector operators the option of bidding...

Force Majeure at Cape Town port

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Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) was forced to declare force majeure at Cape Town Container Terminal for three days in late December as a resul...

Port of Walvis Bay underutilised

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The Port of Walvis Bay in Namibia is struggling to recover cargo volumes that have plummeted since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic...

Transnet suffers systems outage

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Key systems are offline and terminals are recording some data manually after Transnet suffered a cyber attack...

SA plans to restructure ports

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South Africa appears to be taking the first tentative steps towards liberalising the state’s involvement in the port sector. This follows ...

Transnet McKinsey deal

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In a joint statement, South African transport utility Transnet and international consultants McKinsey announced that they have reached agree...

Flack for Cape Town port

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The Western Cape provincial minister of agriculture, Ivan Meyer, has condemned inefficiency at the Port of Cape Town, in a statement that wa...

ZPMC straddles on the way to Durban

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The first batch of 10 ZPMC straddle carriers is on its way from Shanghai to Transnet Port Terminals in South Africa. The order, which was pl...