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Oceans economy’s R208bn boost for SA unpacked

The total contribution of the country’s oceans economy sector is projected to rise to R208 billion in 2038, according to the Gqeberha-based South African...

Compliance in shipping: how to tell the amazing from the mediocre

Road continues to be the transport mode for the majority of goods in South Africa. And with such vast quantities of freight on the...

Container stow collapses – a South African perspective

By Michael Asherson and Michael Tatham THE world has been gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year, the effects of which are likely...

NMB robot Solar Boat to go solo soon

AN Autonomous Solar Boat prototype that was designed in Nelson Mandela Bay will soon have its maiden voyage at sea. The boat is a pilot...

Maritime enforcement laws a lifeline for shipping creditors

SOUTH Africa’s maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditors left high and dry despite having an arbitration award against their debtors. That’s...

Ports authority move a boon for PE

DURBAN’s loss will be Port Elizabeth’s gain after Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) announced plans to consolidate its dispersed corporate offices into a single...

Growth in online shopping impacts supply chains

THE COVID-19 lockdown prompted many people to either increase their use of online shopping or use e-commerce for the first time. In effect, this...

PE tank farm closure to go ahead as work halts on replacement facility

THE decommissioning of the Port Elizabeth tank farm is to go ahead. That’s according to the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), which said it...

Marine portfolio helps keep your vessel shipshape

WHEN a ship is at sea, outside support is a long way off and rough seas present extreme working conditions. Equipment reliability and flexibility...

Logistics barometer points to two-speed recovery

A year after the Ctrack Freight Transport Index turned negative the recovery is now well and truly underway. According to Ctrack SA, the biggest...

Customer portal helps keep crane maintenance on track

INVESTING in cranes and lifting systems for a plant or factory is one of the biggest financial undertakings that a company considers. Issues such...

How COVID-19 and digital tech have changed auctions forever

THERE will always be a place for live auctions, but every auction company must have secure, industry-tailored digital platforms that reach larger audiences and...

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New R235-million wax flooding facility begins operating at VWSA plant in Kariega

THROUGHOUT two and a half years of a worldwide pandemic and varying levels of lockdowns and travel restrictions, a project team across four countries...

Key considerations: AgriTech for your agriculture business

By Estelle Lubbe – Co-Founder and CXO of The Awareness Company TECHNOLOGY continues to transform industries globally as the trend towards digitising operations to enhance...

TNPA – Request for information for potential renewable energy project

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced a Request for Information (RFI), calling on private sector participants to submit project proposals for the introduction...

New property management company opens in the Eastern Cape

A new property management service has opened its doors in Gqeberha, offering much needed hands-on services to the commercial, retail, industrial and residential property...