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Port Elizabeth bulk manganese terminal opens after maintenance shutdown

THE Port Elizabeth bulk terminal successfully concluded its annual ten-day maintenance shutdown to ensure the handling of manganese for the next twelve months. This...

Cape Town Container Terminal receives seven additional gantry cranes

THE Cape Town Container Terminal received delivery of seven pre-used rubber-tyred gantry cranes on December 11, 2023. The acquisition of the rubber-tyred gantry cranes...

Efficiency and safety gain in next generation of truck-mounted forklifts

SHAMROCK Handling Concepts has extended its range of Moffett forklift trucks to include the new generation M5 and M8 NX series, which has been...

East London N-berth project will increase auto capacity

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has selected Stefanutti Stocks as the preferred bidder for the Port of East London’s N-Berth Deepening and Strengthening project. This...

Cape Town Container Terminal backlog cleared – Transnet

THE Cape Town Container Terminal has cleared most of its backlog, Transnet reported on Tuesday. Vessels are berthing on arrival with only one vessel...

Transnet board to present turnaround strategy to DPE this week

TRANSNET board chairman, Andile Sangqu has advised that the development of a turnaround plan for the business has been completed and is expected to...

The port of East London handles its first shipment of export manganese

THE city of East London received its first export manganese call on Tuesday, October 3, when vessel MV BBG Leader docked to load 30,000...

LED solar-powered light tower is a bright, clean, silent solution

POWERED by a renewable energy source, in this case, solar radiation, the HiLight S2+ LED light tower from Atlas Copco consumes no fuel and...

East London port terminal exports its first shipment of soya beans

THE East London port terminal handled its first soya beans export vessel in September when St Columbia started loading 30,000 tons destined for Malaysia. Terminal...

Private investment and a manganese facility on the cards for Ngqura

UNLIKE Transnet’s Durban Container Terminal Pier 2, for which a private sector partner (PSP) was announced in July, Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT), which was...

All-women team executes vessel’s container consignment at Ngqura Terminal

A TWENTY–strong shift of women at the Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT) successfully executed the loading and offloading of a consignment of 588 containers over...

Port Elizabeth car terminal lifts its handling rate

THE Port Elizabeth car terminal enhanced its performance by implementing a dual ramp operation. This resulted in a 14% increase in units handled per...

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