Durban 16 January 2017

Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) six-berth reconstruction project at the Maydon Wharf Precinct in the Port of Durban has reached another milestone with Berth 13 and 14 now deeper and safer for bigger ships calling at the port.

12 January 2017

Fourteen cadets from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) arrived in Durban today on a two week tour during which they will spend time at local schools that teach maritime subjects, tutoring learners in mathematics and science as well as assisting teachers.

 

 

Durban, 14 December 2016

This follows the two environmental approvals secured from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) last year for marine and landside works. The tender process for the landside works will follow at a later stage.

13 December 2016

The Port of Ngqura is poised to play a vital role in ensuring the security of South Africa’s fuel supply, while creating a new petroleum trading hub for Southern Africa in anticipation of the relocation of existing liquid bulk facilities from Port Elizabeth. This follows the conclusion of an agreement between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo (Pty) Ltd (OTGC) to plan, fund, construct, own, maintain and operate a new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port of Ngqura.

Durban 12 December 2016

Transnet Port Terminals has noted incorrect reports regarding the handling of manganese at its Cape Town Multipurpose Terminal. Contrary to recent concerns raised in Cape Town about the toxicity and impact of the new handling of Manganese ore by Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) from the Multi-Purpose Terminal in Cape Town, TPT wishes to reiterate that locals, employees and the environment are in no danger. The manganese ore handled on behalf of various clients by TPT is facilitated in a shed in the terminal to ensure nuisance dust and air emissions are contained within the shed.