Wednesday, 1 February 2017

The development of the SpotLight App by Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) is a recent innovation that has already received interest and positive feedback from key maritime and transport stakeholders such as the South African Association of Ship Operators and agents (SAASOA) and members of the Harbour Carriers Association. 

An in-depth demonstration and interactive workshop about TPT’s SpotLight App was hosted on Monday 16th January 2016 at TPT’s Durban Container Terminal to educate the supply chain about how to quickly and easily track and trace vessels, containers and trucks within TPT’s respective container terminal operations through the download and use of the app.

31 January 2017

Tanzania’s port of Dar es Salaam has taken a step toward a major expansion project as the World Bank agreed to provide the country with funds for a number of development works, according to Reuters.

Namely, Tanzania will receive an amount of up to USD 305 million for the port development as it looks to become east Africa’s regional transport hub.

Durban, 27 January 2017

You don’t want to miss the 2nd Annual Maritime Summit taking place from March 29 to 31 this year. That’s the word from Thato Tsautse Managing Director of EThekwini Maritime Cluster (EMC).

Connecting ports, ships and communities is the theme for Summit which takes place at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence Main Campus (old airport site) in partnership with the eThekwini Municipality and other stakeholders.

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.